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Aquarium at Selby

Gifts To Selby Public Library

Link: Sarasota County Libraries

We need your support more than ever! Although tax dollars assist the library system, we need the help from other income sources in order to continue our work of helping people to read, learn and improve the quality of their lives.

Libraries Change Lives in Many Positive Ways

  • Help adults learn to read
  • Introduce children to the joys of reading and lifelong learning
  • Help students of all ages pursue their education
  • Provide vital information for people looking for a job, raising a family,
    investing for retirement or coping with a serious illness

Your Donation Will Allow Us To:

  • Keep pace with changing technology
  • Close the gap between the computer "haves" and "have nots"
  • Buy more books, computers and library materials
  • Add new and innovative services to reach out to the people with special needs

What You Will Get in return:

  • Ensure a lasting legacy for yourself or a loved one
  • The Satisfaction of knowing you helped the fight for literacy

Give a Leaf a legacy…change a life that will forever provide a lasting tribute to those you hold dear. This is your opportunity to honor or remember the memory of someone by donating an engraved leaf to be placed on the Giving Tree located on the entrance wall of the Selby Library. All proceeds to benefit the Friends of the Selby Library.

FBS Outreach / What Members Are Viewing

Selby Library Bookshop Honors the Jewish Community of Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh

A lectern-exhibit (4.5’ x 2.5’) constructed by Jean McElroy Kerschner, Bookshop Manager. Display includes Jean’s lovely copy of the Talmud, a sacred text in Book History. Exhibit signage: Honoring the Fallen and Wounded Jews, and First Responders, in the Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre. Display, 1st Floor, until 17 November 2018. Selby Library, Downtown Sarasota, 1331 First Street. (941) 861.1100. Photo: Special thanks to Brian Rottingen, Special Collections / Programming, Selby Library.

Written & Designed by Maureen Esther Mulvihill, FBS Member & 2012-2015 VP. Guest Speaker, Selby Library, April 2017 (“Old Books Still Matter”).