Downtown Sarasota Florida

Downtown Sarasota Library - Selby Library

Located on First Avenue Avenue, walking distance to the luxury residences of One Hundred Central, Plaza at Five Points and 1350 Main Street, Sarasota’s Public Library is maintained by a permanent endowment from the Selby Foundation. The Selby Foundation was established by William Selby prior to his death in 1956. The Library moved from its bayfront location to its new downtown location in 1998 keeping its Selby name.

Selby Library Location and Contact information
1331 First Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34236
Main Number (941) 861-1100

Hours of Operation

  • Monday 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Wednesday 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Thursday 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Sunday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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