The Saint Stephen’s libraries offer many helpful resources, and you can supplement the school’s collections with materials from local libraries. Borrowing procedures vary by library; contact the facility for more information.
Florida Electronic Library
The Florida Electronic Library is a gateway to subscription Internet resources available to all Florida residents. It offers comprehensive, accurate, and reliable information. Available resources include electronic magazines, newspapers, almanacs, encyclopedias, and books. Topics range from current events to business to health. The Florida Electronic Library offers information for all age groups, including homework help for students and resources for teachers.
Local Public Libraries
It is recommended that all Saint Stephen’s families sign up for a library card at their local public libraries. Library memberships are free, and they allow access to the public library system’s print, audiovisual, and electronic holdings. Reciprocal memberships exist between several counties, and interlibrary loan options increase the collections immensely.
Local University Libraries
Eckerd College Library
Manatee Community College – Sara Scott Harllee Library
New College – Jane Bancroft Cook Library– Individuals 18 years and older can apply for a New College Library card. This allows print borrowing and academic database privileges.
Ringling College of Art and Design
Stetson University College Library
University of South Florida
University of Tampa – MacDonald Kelce Library
Local Special Libraries
John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library
Law Library of Manatee County
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Research Library
Mote Marine Laboratory Library – Arthur Vining Davis Library
Sarasota Memorial Hospital Library
Sarasota Music Archive