|Perhaps no place in any community is so totally democratic as the
town library. The only entrance requirement is interest.
- Lady Bird Johnson
from our President!
As has been true since its opening,
the Pace Library is widely used and enjoyed by our
community. Friends of the Library can take pride in
the support provided for extra programs and services
funded by your donations. Friends of the Library can take pride
in that record, made possible in part by the extra
programs and services funded by your donations.
Now it is time for the Friends of the Pace Area Library
to renew their annual commitment. Memberships and donations
are an important element of our annual fund raising.
This year raising funds is even more of a challenge
than in the past, so I urge that you not only renew
your membership but also consider adding a donation.
As in prior years, during 2017 the Friends
will sponsor the very popular children’s summer
reading program and finance other materials and resources
not covered by the state and county. During 2016 we
were able to contribute almost $9,000 which included
$3,000 in new and replaced equipment and over $1,700
in DVDs and CDs (breakdown
With your help we can do even better
The primary source of our funding is
resale of book donations. Thanks especially to those
of you who contributed to the library, donated
books for resale, and purchased books from our sales
Book donations can be dropped off at
the Pace Library any time of the year. The library
keeps what they need for their own collection and passes
the rest on to us. Your best price for the best resale
books can be found at:
our bookshelf at Alyssa’s
Antique Depot, 4586 Chumuckla Highway
our annual book sale which this year will be held at
the Pace Library on Friday and Saturday, March 17 and
18, during normal library business hours. Because of limited book storage space,
the volume of sale items will be reduced from past
Please mail your dues, membership
and any donation you would like to make to the
address below. Donation levels are listed on the
4391 Hwy. 90, #124
Pace, FL 32571
Thank you for your support.
Mary Jane Yarrington, President
Friends of the Pace Area Library
Friends of the Pace Area Library, Inc. is a 501(c)(3)
Contributions are charitable income tax deductions.
Florida Registration #CH16652
A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL
INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE
DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING
TOLL-FREE (800-435-7352) WITHIN THE STATE.
REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT,
APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.
THIS CHANGE: FPAL
Annual Meeting in the Pace Library ON MARCH 21 AT
Mar 17 and 18 - 9:00 AM-FOPL Book Sale
Mar 22 and 29 - 11:00 AM-Toddler Time (Pace)
Mar 31 - AM-Preschool Storytime (Pace)
CLICK HERE FOR THESE
AND OTHER SRC LIBRARY EVENTS!
17 and 18
the Pace Library
Spring Book Sale will be held this year at
the Pace Library on March 17 and 18, Friday
and Saturday, beginning at 9:00am both days,
concluding at closing, 5:00pm and 1:00pm respectively.
Summer Reading Program
a Better World” is
the theme of the summer reading program which will
begin in June. Terri will need 8 volunteers to assist. please
let her know if you can help!
to the Friends of the Pace Library, Inc.!
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
Pace Patriot Blvd.
Pace, FL 32571
Did You Know?
You can select books and other
materials through the Santa Rosa County Library System online
up those items later. You can make your selections anytime, browse
the entire collection, and make your choices. Pace Library
receives deliveries twice per week from othe branch libraries
and the library
system will notify you once your request is ready.
Santa Rosa County
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;
Work with literacy providers;
Coordinate with local schools
on class assignments and