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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

 Busy Friends!


  • Need Volunteers for Summer Reading Kickoff Event, June 7 at 5:30 PM. 
  • Friends purchase books and supplies for Summer Reading Program
  • 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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Upcoming Events!
Internet Safety Month

  • June 1 through July 15 - Summer Reading Program
  • June 2, 11:00 AM - SRC Sheriff's Office program on Internet Safety and Cyberbully. Youth in grades 3-5
  • June 3, 3 p.m, - Safe Summer Fun for youth in grades K-5.  This program presented by the University of Florida Extension Office.
  • June 7, 5:30 PM - Pace Library, Summer Reading Kickoff.  Programs for students in grades K - 5 will be held at the Pace Library on Tuesdays in June at 5:30 PM.
  • June 10, 11:00-11:30 - Pace Library, Preschool storytime programs for children ages 3-5
  • June 10, Happy Birthday Santa Rosa County Library System.  Enter to win a $10 gift card for a book store when you check out items on the 10th of each month through October. There will be one winner each month at each library.
  • June 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!

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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