Manatee County Public Library System

CLOSURE: All Manatee Library Branches will be closed on May 27 in observance of Memorial Day. All branches will reopen at 9 A.M. on Tuesday, May 28. 

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The Florida Library Association’s 2016 Library of Year and two-time Innovation winner, the Manatee County Public Library System and its eight locations support the County’s growing community and visitors with a wide range of materials, online resources, technology, and programs.

In 2022, Manatee Library locations were visited over 500,000 times and our resources used over 5 million times!

We offer eBooks and other online media; unique collections including early literacy kits, hotspots, telescopes, tools, and museum passes; databases; classes; book clubs; a digital historical archive; makerspaces; and special events for all ages. Check us out!