Manatee County Public Library System

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The Florida Library Association’s 2016 Library of Year and two-time Innovation winner, the Manatee County Public Library System supports the County’s growing community and visitors through a wide range of educational and technological resources and programs at seven facilities in downtown Bradenton (Riverwalk), the east county region, the south county area, Holmes Beach, Palmetto and Ellenton. In 2022, Manatee Library locations were visited over 500,000 times and our resources used over 5 million times. We offer a wide array of digital eBook/eAudio/movies; unique collections such as early literacy kits, telescopes, tools and museum passes; databases; classes; and special events for people of all ages. Check us out!