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Perhaps no place in any community is so totally democratic as the town library. The only entrance requirement is interest.
- Lady Bird Johnson

 Summer Time Friends!


  • Any business requiring votes will be done via email in lieu of July meeting.
  • Friends members stock the booth at Alyssa's and the library.  The two month income from these sales, about $500, was used to purchase books for the library.
  • Friends use Amazon Smile for purchases from Amazon!  Friends get a percentage of sales! 
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  • Next meeting is September 13, 2016.

Upcoming Events!
Internet Safety Month

  • June 1 through July 15 - Summer Reading Program, On Your Mark, Get Set ... READ!  5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Pace Library
  • July 1, 8 and 15, 11:00-11:30 - Pace Library, Preschool storytime programs for children ages 3-5
  • July 10, Happy Birthday Santa Rosa County Library System.  To thank you for being part of our story, enter to win a $10 gift card for a book store when you check out items on the 10th of each month through October. Gift cards are provided through the generosity of the Friends of the Library groups. There will be one winner each month at each library.
  • July 10, 9 AM-5PM - Friends of the Pace Library 10 cents Book Sale.  All books on the book shelves in the entryway of the Pace Library are only 10 cents each! Stock up!
  • Summer Movie Afternoon!  4 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Pace Library.
  • Creative Camp with Lego Bricks - Pace Library.  July 22, 29, and Aug. 5, 10 a.m. - noon.  Show off your creativity! Construct a unique design from your favorite storybook with Lego bricks. This camp is for youth in grades K - 5. All supplies are provided. Registration is not required.


Book Chat - Pace Library - Aug. 3, 4 p.m.
Join this new book club! One of the next best things to reading a good book is chatting about it.

Share your enthusiasm and join the conversation at the Pace Library on the first Wednesday of every other month at 4 p.m. This month, we will be discussing "The Last Day of Rabbit Hayes" by Anna McPartlin. Participation is limited and registration is required at the library. Additional information can be found at our online calendar or contacting the Pace Library.

For more information on all the above events, click HERE!


Library News

For news of all the library activities in Santa Rosa County, read the Library system's newsletter found at Santa Rosa County homepage, here. 



Have you tried the AXIS 360 app for eBooks? The Axis 360 app gives library users the ability to easily search, discover, borrow, and read eBooks available from the Santa Rosa County Library System. Learn more . . .


Welcome to the Friends of the Pace Library, Inc.!

We are a private non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to enhancing the Pace Library through our fundraising and advocacy efforts.

Here, you can find out the most up-to-date information about the Friends, and upcoming events. Friends of the Library supports local projects that enhance the love of reading and life-long learning. We work with all genres of people - new immigrants, children, older adults, and everyone in between.

We hope that you’re as passionate about our library as we are. Join the Friends of the Pace Library today, and help us keep our library vital.


Where's the Library?

4750 Pace Patriot Blvd.
Pace, FL 32571

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Did You Know?

You can select books and other materials through the Santa Rosa County Library System online and pick up those items later. You can make your selections anytime, browse the entire collection, and make your choices. Items shelved in other community libraries in Santa Rosa County may take a few days longer to come in, but the Pace Library will send you an email when they are available for pickup!



Santa Rosa County Library System

Check out the Santa Rosa County Library online, at


The county library system will provide the following services to patrons:

  • Basic branch reference and reader’s advisory services; critical listening, language, and reader’s advisory services;
  • Children’s and adult programs;
  • Borrowing from other branches;
  • Work with literacy providers;
  • Coordinate with local schools on class assignments and other activities.



Pace Area History Online:

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