Who We Are
People who make up the Friends of Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library are people like you, your family members, your neighbors, and others in the community who support the library"s goals and services. They are active advocates who help raise community awareness and appreciation of the library's many services and resources. Through their efforts, individually and as a group. The Friends help bridge the gap between being a GOOD library and being recognized as a GREAT library.
The MISSION of the Friends of Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library, Inc. is to promote pride and opportunity, reflect the diverse history and multicultural interests of the community, recruit library patrons, raise funds and advocate for the library.
The Friends operate bookstores, ongoing book sales, and raise funds to support:
Summer Reading Programs and Activities
Library Volunteer Programs
The African American Cultural Resource Center
The purchase of books, media resources & additional materials
The purchase of enhancement equipment
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the pandemic, no donations accepted at this time.
Please contact us below for volunteer opportunities.