Category Archives: News & Events

  • Temporary library opens in Venice

    VENICE — Avid theater-goers or aficionados of the island-side spur of the Venetian Waterway Park may have a leg up when it comes to finding their way to the temporary Venice Public Library, which opens 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Hamilton Building, 260 N. Nokomis Ave., Venice....
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  • Groundbreaking for the new Shannon Staub Library

    Today was the groundbreaking for the new Shannon Staub Library, named to honor former County Commissioner and our Founding President. It is located at Toledo Blade Blvd and I-75 in North Port and shares a building with Suncoast Technical College South and a conference center. What a great collaboration between...
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  • Staub: A legacy of Literacy

    We are so proud of Shannon Staub, recipient of the 2016 Venice Gondolier Sun Community Leadership Award and founding president of the Library Foundation for Sarasota County. ...
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  • 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 https://givingpartnerchallenge.org/npo/library-foundation-for-sarasota-county...
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