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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

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Be a Social Butterfly!
Pace Library
Saturday, September 19
10:00 a.m.

Presented by:
Annie McIlhenny, member of All About Butterflies
Louise Biermesser, Master Gardener &
President of the Panhandle Butterfly House


October 9, 10:00 AM, Genealogy/Local History Fest at Milton Library
October 17, 9:00 AM, Book Sorting at Patriot Storage
October 23 - Friends Membership Drive at Pace Library
November 10, 5:30 PM, Meeting of the Friends Board
December 5 - Santa at Pace Library
February 11-13, Annual Book Sale at First United Methodist Church of Pace


Where's the Library?

4750 Pace Patriot Blvd.
Pace, FL 32571

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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.

Pace Library


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!



PLEASE! SEND Your Contribution Today!

  • All contributions will be deposited to the Building Fund of the Friends of the Pace Area Library, Inc. We are a Non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization. Your contribution is a tax writeoff.
  • Contributors will be recognized with plaques in the library entryway, and on the library website. The library might be named for your family member for a large contribution!
  • All funds collected in this Building Drive will be made over to Santa Rosa County at the time furnishings are purchased.
  • Send contributions to: Friends of the Pace Area Library, Building Fund. (Click here for Donation Form).

With citizen contributions we can:

  • Provide a collection to include audio books for senior citizens and current titles for young and adult readers.
  • Provide DVDs, videos, audiotapes, and CDs.
  • Provide comprehensive online databases.
  • Provide adequate seating and shelving for a user-friendly library.
  • Provide computers for all areas of the library.
  • Provide display cases for local history materials and artifacts.


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.





Santa Rosa County Library System

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