SARASOTA – Sarasota County Libraries and Historical Resources will close on Monday, Oct. 9 for a day of in-person staff development training.
“Our goal is to enhance the library experience for patrons by developing and training our amazing staff,” said Renée Di Pilato, director of Sarasota County Libraries and Historical Resources. “Our job is to be knowledgeable in all the latest modern library trends so we can assist and empower our clients to get the most from their library visit.”
All 10 Sarasota County libraries within the system along with the Sarasota County History Center will be closed. They will resume normal operating hours the following day, Tuesday, Oct. 10.
The following locations will be impacted:
· Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Library (2801 Newtown Blvd., Sarasota)
· Elsie Quirk Library (100 W. Dearborn St., Englewood)
· Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library (4143 Woodmere Park Blvd, Venice)
· Fruitville Library (100 Apex Rd., Sarasota)
· Gulf Gate Library (7112 Curtiss Ave., Sarasota)
· North Port Library (13800 Tamiami Trail, North Port)
· Osprey Library and Sarasota County History Center (337 N. Tamiami Trail, Osprey)
· Selby Library (1331 First St., Sarasota)
· Shannon Staub Library (4675 Career Lane, North Port)
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 941-861-NEWS.
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About Sarasota County Libraries and Historical Resources
Sarasota Libraries is a system of 10 community branches, a history center, and a mobile library that provides opportunities for lifelong learning, vibrant culture, and enriching activities across all ages. With more than 2.5 million items borrowed every year, our collection extends beyond physical books, offering resources to nearly 200,000 cardholders through mobile services, phone apps, and an extensive digital library.