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Your library card is your pass to adventure

Now through September 12, library patrons can borrow a Real Florida Reader Day Pass for free admission to our Florida State Parks. Check it out at the front desk, and let your adventure begin.

Things to Know

  • Each library branch has one pass, available on a first-come, first-served basis. They cannot be placed on hold.
  • The pass checks out for 3 days. It cannot be renewed.
  • Each pass admits one vehicle, up to eight people.
  • Excludes Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife, Skyway Pier, and Weeki Wachee Springs state parks. Not valid at federal parks, national forests, or national wildlife refuges.
  • For day use access only. Does not include camping or any other fees.
  • Passes are reserved for adult Charlotte County residents. Reciprocal borrowers should inquire at their home county's library system.


Thanks to Florida State Parks and the Florida Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services for sponsoring the Real Florida Reader program to encourage visitation to libraries and parks this summer.