Research & Learning

Manatee Libraries are committed to the education and success of students, residents, businesses, and visitors. We provide access to materials and classes that support information needs and personal growth.  Let us know how we can help you with your research and learning!

Are you looking for assistance in using our historical resources in the Central Library Eaton Room collections? Please email to set up an appointment.

Are you a business that needs to know how to use our business databases in-depth or need a space to meet?  Please email  See our Business Incubator Policy

Are you a teacher, organization, or group leader who would like to set up a tour and program in the Area 52 Lab at Central Library?  Please email to make arrangements.

Do you need to use a study room at one of our locations? See our Study Room Policy(en Espanol)