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A HAPPY NEW HOME GULF GATE LIBRARY WELCOMES PATRONS IN ITS TEMPORARY QUARTERS By Rachel Brown Hackney Editor As the crowd began gathering outside the temporary quarters of Gulf Gate Library in Westfield Sarasota Square Mall on Feb. 20, Katrina Verzosa of Bradenton was eager to start browsing the stacks. Verzosa added, ���It���s a little more accessible now.��� While the 40-year-old Gulf Gate Library on Curtiss Avenue is torn down and replaced by a new, two-story structure, library patrons An employee at LensCrafters in the mall, she will call the 18,000-square-foot mall storefront ���home.��� told The Sarasota News Leader she never has had time to get to a library, ���so I���m really ex- Just after 10 a.m. on Feb. 20, Sarabeth Kalajian, general manager of the Sarasota County cited about this.��� The children���s area has constant ���patrons��� in the form of stuffed animals seated atop a shelf as well as a dollhouse (right front).

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