Website of the Friends of the Venice Public Library, Inc.  

The Friends of the Venice Public Library is nonprofit 501(c)3 organization in Venice, Florida, dedicated to enhancing the services offered by our community library since 1962. 

The Friends support the library by providing funds for expansions, renovations, furniture, equipment, new technology, programs for adults and children, library materials and other needs not allocated in the county budget.

A temporary Venice Public Library is now open at
260 N. Nokomis Ave. (in the former Hamilton Building). 

Library hours are:

Mon, Tue, Thu
10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Wed, Fri, Sat
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Support the Friends while you shop!
Up to 15% of your purchase benefits the Friends of the Venice Library.
Rockin', Rollin', & Readin' - Sock Hop Fundraiser for Children's Literacy!

Our friends at the Kiwanis Club of Venice will host a fun evening for a great cause on Friday, August 25, at the Venice Community Center. The Club's inaugural Sock Hop fundraiser aims to raise support for a variety of local children's literacy programs, including those at Venice Public Library. 

Rockin', Rollin, and Readin' - A Sock Hop for Children't Literacy
Friday, August 25
7 to 10 p.m.
Venice Community Center

Tickets are $50 and include dinner (by Sharky's On the Pier), dancing to the sounds of DJ Goodley Entertainment Group, a variety of auction items, and more!

For reservations, contact 941-416-2147 or email