Santa Rosa County Library System

Libraries phase re-opening to public

Libraries phase re-opening to public

Next week, libraries in Santa Rosa County begin re-opening to visitors for limited computer use after COVID-19 closures with limited capacity. According to a press release, the phased approach complies with orders from local and state officials and maintains the safety of patrons and employees. Starting Tuesday, May 26, libraries will open for computer use […]

Santa Rosa libraries ending holds pick up April 17

Santa Rosa libraries ending holds pick up April 17

Updated April 8 at 4 p.m. with information regarding temporary eCards for libraries. Patrons could still check out books at Santa Rosa County libraries despite facilities being closed due to COVID-19, but that program is coming to an end.  As of 4 p.m., April 17, the holds pick up service will be discontinued. The last […]

COVID-19: Status as of March 16

COVID-19: Status as of March 16

Editor’s note: This situation is fluid and the information is ever-changing. We will keep you updated throughout the day and evening as information changes. Santa Rosa County is canceling all publicly permitted events in county facilities with anticipated participation of 50 or more people for the next eight weeks. In a news conference Monday, President […]

Animal shelter reduces fees for December

Animal shelter reduces fees for December

With the goal of helping get shelter pets in a “fur-ever” home for the holidays, Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter is reducing adoption fees in December for pets over the age of six months. The goal is to promote pet adopting instead of pet shopping during the holidays. Adoptions fees in December will be $30 […]

‘1000 Books Before Kindergarten’ sets children for success

‘1000 Books Before Kindergarten’ sets children for success

Children’s brains complete up to 90 percent of development in the first five years of life, according to research by the Rauch Foundation. Though the typical newborn brain is only a quarter of the size it will reach by adulthood, it will grow rapidly in those first years and develop trillions of synapse connections. Read […]

Tax prep made easy by free service

Tax prep made easy by free service

For nearly 50 years the AARP Tax-Aide Foundation has offered tax assistance for low to moderate income taxpayers, establishing itself as the largest free volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance service. Read the full article in the Feb. 23 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for as little as $38 per year.

Navarre Library celebrates 34 years

Navarre Library celebrates 34 years

The Santa Rosa County Library System celebrated their 10th birthday Monday, Oct. 10, at 10 a.m. at all of their locations. Navarre Library joined in the fun with cake cuttings, children’s games and craft projects. Rainbows of balloons and streamers covered the ceiling and walls. For Navarre Library, the month marks a much older milestone. […]