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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

Annual Book Sale Coming Up!

Helpers Needed

February 5, 9 AM till noon at the Patriot Self Storage, 4384 Luther Fowler Road in Pace.

Drop in any time and help as long as you can!

February 11-13, Annual Book Sale at First United Methodist Church of Pace

Book Sale Info

The first day, Thursday, Feb. 11, is for members and educators only, from 2-6 p.m. You
may join at the door and enjoy the 10% discount also.
We are open to the public Friday (9-6 p.m.) and Saturday (9-2 p.m.). Friends members get
the 10% discount every day of the sale.
On Saturday, a plastic bag of books goes for $5 after noon!


Library News

Winter Preschool Storytime resumes January 22, at 11:00am. It runs through February 26 for those children ages 3-5 who can attend without a caregiver.


Patrons and staff alike have enjoyed the Resolution Tree this month. Come pick out a book and a movie from the special Oscars-in-mind display. Soon activities will turn to hearts.


February is national Love Your Library Month. Come by the library to tell them exactly what you love about the Pace Library.


February 10, at 4:00pm is MakerSpace for children, tweens through teens. Younger siblings will be accepted. Sign up is required at the service desk. This month's creation is 'trash to valentines', making something beautiful with repurposed stuff. All supplies are provided.


February 16, at 3:00pm we will be showing a family friendly movie in honor of Black History month, and those who love words!  Refreshments are being provided by the Friends.  Call the library for more information.


Coming soon are the IRS 1040 Forms. The Pace Library will have basically what we had last year. There will be a large notebook with reproducible copies of tax forms, as well as form availability on the library databases. AARP tax preparatory volunteers will be coming to Gulf Breeze, Milton, and Navarre libraries once again, offering their free services beginning February 1.


For those interested in learning to write code, you may want to peek at Codecademy. It's under eSources, Continuing Education at the Library homepage



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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