Category Archives: News & Events

  • NEWSFLASH: ‘Early literacy’ Facebook group is up and running

    Our "early literacy" Facebook group is up and running. Finally. We had so many challenges with approvals and procedures. . . . The group is called "Every Child Ready to Read @ Sarasota County Libraries." According to Erin Page the Born to Read Coordinator, they decided not to...
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  • GivingChallenge16: Reading to Dogs

    Reading to Dogs at the Gulf Gate Library to promote childhood reading for #GivingChallenge16. Donate today at
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  • Gulf Gate Library named ‘most beautiful’ in Florida

    Did you see the great story about Gulf Gate Library on the front page of the local section of the Herald-Tribune today? We are so proud of our beautiful Gulf Gate Library and its wonderful staff and patrons! ...
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  • Gulf Gate Library voted the most beautiful library in Florida

    Libraries are timeless treasures. To find the most beautiful libraries in each state, Tech Insider looked at past and current award-winners as judged by the American Institute of Architects and the American Library Association, and relied on its own judgment for states who have never won. TechInsider selected a library...
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  • Library Foundation Appoints Its First Executive Director

    Sue Seiter
    The Board of Directors of the Library Foundation for Sarasota County has appointed Suzanne Seiter as its first executive director. Seiter has led development and marketing efforts for the Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation and the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. Since relocating to Florida in 2007, she has served...
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