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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

  • Become a Friend!

Become a Friend of Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library, Inc. 



We invite you to become an active Friends member by volunteering to serve on any of the following committees:

  • Advocacy

  • Bookstore

  • African American Cultural Resource Center (AACRC)

  • Finance

  • Fundraising

  • Historian

  • Membership

  • Newsletter

  • Programs & Special Events

  • Public Relations

  • Social Media 

  • Other Expertise

Your involvement is most welcome and greatly appreciated. Please contact us and let us know how you want to volunteer! 

Join Now! Become a Friend!

Annual Membership Levels

Please select an annual membership level to become a Friend Of Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library, Inc. a 501 (c)(3) organization. Membership fees and book donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. 

Annual Membership Levels

Giving Tree

To make Tributes, Bequests, or In Memoriam, you can choose to give a gift from The Giving Tree.  When you choose to give a gift between $300 to $5,000, the name of your loved one will be placed on the item you choose. It will be placed on The Giving Tree which is located in the lobby of the library.  Please choose one of the following amounts. 

$300 = 1 leaf

$100 = 2nd leaf

$1,000 = 10 leaves and 1 Acorn

$5,000 = 10 leaves and 1 Acorn and 1 Brick


Donate Books

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the pandemic, no donations accepted at this time.


Please contact us below for volunteer opportunities.

Annual Membership
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