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Welcome to

The Friends of Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota

Public Library, Inc.

Welcome to Our Website!

Welcome to Our Website!

The Friends are a group of active advocates of the Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library, Inc. in historic Newtown, a part of Sarasota Florida. The Friends help raise community awareness and appreciation of services and resources for the library. 

The Friends also manage the library’s bookstore. Its sales support a wide variety of the library’s activities. Please visit our website often to learn more about the upcoming events of the Friends. 

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Become a Friend!

Friends Membership Benefits

  • Membership Card

  • Free book from the Bookstore upon joining or renewal

  • Periodic Newsletters

  • Information about upcoming events/programs

  • Volunteer Opportunities

  • Preview of Special Events

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Events

View Our Upcoming Events

  • TBD
    “Singing for All People: A Biography of Roland Hayes” by Robert C. Hayden
    Online Event
    Time is TBD
    Online Event
    Celebrate Minister Peter J. Gomes “Your vocation is to find that joy in life that will help meet some of the world's greats needs.”
  • TBD
    “SOAR—A Journey of Faith, Hope and Survival“ by Joyce Jeffries White
    Online Event
    Time is TBD
    Online Event
    Celebrate Poet Lucille Clifton “We cannot create what we can’t imagine.”
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About Our Library

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