Category Archives: News & Events

  • Editorial: Advancing America from the bottom up

    Columnist David Brooks — one of the most thoughtful newspaper writers of our time — delivered a well-received talk this week in Sarasota. His address to more than 600 people at the Library Foundation of Sarasota County’s annual author luncheon resonated because: • Library patrons and supporters tend to be...
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  • David Brooks speaks at Library Foundation luncheon

    Acclaimed writer David Brooks, analyst for the PBS Newshour, NPR’s All Things Considered and a columnist for the New York Times, was the speaker at the seventh annual Author Luncheon, hosted by and benefitting the Library Foundation for Sarasota County. More than 650 people – the biggest turnout in the...
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  • Thank You!

    Thanks again to the 650 people who attended our Annual Author Luncheon with David Brooks last week. We applaud Gulf Coast Community Foundation for serving as our Presenting Sponsor and we thank all the guests who collectively gave more than $222,000 to support our Creation Station Campaign. What a beautiful...
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  • VIDEO: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library grand opening

    More fun from the William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library grand opening last Saturday! Thanks for this video, Sarasota County Government!  ...
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  • VIDEO: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library is offically open!

    We’re thrilled to share that the William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library is offically open! Here’s a peek at Saturday’s festivities. We love our libraries!...
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