All Manatee County libraries will be closed until Aug. 23.
All Manatee County libraries, including the Braden River Library, will close until Aug. 23 to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as the county has seen a spike in positive cases.
Manatee County Administrator Scott Hopes announced the county's six public library branches will close today at their usual time. The Braden River Library closes at 8 p.m.
The libraries will reopen for normal weekly hours beginning Aug. 23.
Library materials are available online at MyManatee.org/library.
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