Upcoming Events

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Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

ArtCart

December 10, 2018
10:00am - 7:45pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station
Event Description:
Keep calm and create. Current self-directed projects include: embroidery and friendship bracelets, beads, origami, mini artworks, crochet and color pencils.  Ask for the cart at the youth desk. ...

SHINE

December 10, 2018
10:00am - 5:00pm
Library Branch: North Port Library
Room: Conference Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
Free unbiased counseling for Medicare from 10:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.  Then from 1:00-4:00 p.m. there will be free enrollment into the Health Connector (health insurance enrollment) for those ages 64 and under.  For Medicare appointments call th...

Introduction to Genealogy Research

December 10, 2018
10:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Fruitville Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Genealogy
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Introduction to Genealogy: participants will follow the instructor as she uses her own ancestor to demonstrate the features of Ancestry.com library edition and HeritageQuest. This class is required in order to attend the Advanced Genealo...

Android Device Workshop

December 10, 2018
10:15am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Learning Lab - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Bring your Android phones and tablets plus your questions on how to use them and why they do what they do to this workshop. Please register below or by calling 941-861-1230. ...

Forty Carrots: Partners In Play®

December 10, 2018
10:15am - 11:15am
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Description:
Enjoy special uninterrupted play time with your child in our drop-in FREE Partners In Play® (PIP) parenting education groups. Meet our Friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots can help you enhance your parenting skills even more. H...

Forty Carrots Partners in Play

December 10, 2018
10:15am - 11:15am
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers
Program Type: Special Events
Event Description:
This program will be held at the Venice Community Center located at 326 Nokomis Ave S, Venice, FL 34285.  Enjoy special uninterrupted play time with your child in our drop-in FREE Partners In Play® (PIP) parenting education groups. Meet ...

Introduction to Buying and Selling Items Online

December 10, 2018
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Computer Lab - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Lectures, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Learn how to navigate ecommerce sites to buy and sell new and used items on online shopping sites like eBay, Amazon, and peer to peer sales sites like LetGo, OfferUp, FaceBook Marketplace, Craigslist, and more! ...

Adult Coloring Group

December 10, 2018
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Join us on the 2nd Monday and 4th Tuesday of the month. We supply the coloring pages and pencils. ...

Cirque D' Book

December 10, 2018
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Conference Room - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions, Educational
Event Description:
Librarian Charlotte Thompson leads a monthly book discussion group.  September 10:   Philip Roth   The Plot Against America.                   Bonus ...

Forty Carrots: Partners In Play®

December 10, 2018
11:45am - 12:45pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Description:
Enjoy special uninterrupted play time with your child in our drop-in FREE Partners In Play® (PIP) parenting education groups. Meet our Friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots can help you enhance your parenting skills even more. H...

SHINE Counseling

December 10, 2018
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Fruitville Library
Room: Conference Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
SHINE counselors provide free, unbiased and confidential counseling to Medicare beneficiaries, their caregivers and those soon to be eligible. To locate a SHINE counseling site or community event near you visit www.floridashine.org or call the Elder...

Partners in Play

December 10, 2018
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Story Time - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Games, Storytimes
Event Description:
Enjoy special uninterrupted play time with your child in our drop-in FREE Partners In Play® (PIP) parenting education groups. Meet our Friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots can help you enhance your parenting skills even more. H...

Advanced Genealogy Research

December 10, 2018
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Fruitville Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Advanced Research : Use your own ancestor to search Ancestry and HeritageQuest. To begin your personal search bring the complete name, dates (birth/death), and location of where this family member lived or might have lived. Instructor will provide gu...

Windows 10: October Release

December 10, 2018
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Learning Lab - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
The October release of Windows 10 (1809) has introduced quite a few changes. This class will cover some of the changes and, if time permits, also provide some tips on improving performance.   ...
Library Branch: Selby Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
"Movement Matters: Mellow Moves for Active Older Adults" with Health and Fitness professional Terry Stocker. A kinder, gentler, lighthearted fitness class designed for active older adults.Class ends with balance practice, breath work, relaxation, and...

Teen Room

December 10, 2018
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Clubs
Event Description:
Teens in grades 6 through 12 are welcome to hang out, have snacks, play games, and more. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Sarasota County prohibits discrimination in all services, programs or activities. View the complete policy at scgov.net/ADA.

Spanish Conversation Learning Group

December 10, 2018
3:15pm - 4:45pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Conference Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Spanish/En Español
Event Description:
Looking for something a little more advanced than basic Spanish lessons? Every Monday from 3:30-5, join an open group of intermediate Spanish speakers for a small discussion-oriented lecture. ...

Read with the Dogs

December 10, 2018
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room II - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational, Storytimes
Event Description:
Children are invited to read with certified pet therapy dogs. This program encourages conversation and develops reading and communication skills. The dogs love the attention and the kids love the interaction. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Sarasota County prohibits discrimination in all services, programs or activities. View the complete policy at scgov.net/ADA.

Read with the Dogs

December 10, 2018
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Description:
Children are invited to read with certified pet therapy dogs from Suncoast Humane Society. This program encourages conversation and develops reading and communication skills. The dogs love the attention and the kids love the interactions. ...

Knit and Crocheting Group

December 10, 2018
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Fruitville Library
Room: Conference Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Learn to knit or crochet! All ages and skill levels welcome! It is recommended to bring your own yarn and needles. Instructor-supplied yarns remain with the instructor weekly until piece is completed. Needles are supplied and remain with the instruct...

LEGO Club

December 10, 2018
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Families
Program Type: Educational
Event Description:
Work on your own creations or build as a team.  We provide the LEGOs, you provide the imagination.  We provide Duplo Blocks for younger siblings.   ...

Open Lab in the Creation Station

December 10, 2018
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Creation Station - Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Come use our Adobe/ Mac software and sewing machines on your own personal projects. Time slots are filled on a first-come-first-serve basis. ...

Monday Night Movies

December 10, 2018
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Library
Room: Meeting Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Event Description:
Come and enjoy free movies on our big screen. Contact the library for movie titles. ...

Holiday 3D Printing

December 10, 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Creation Station - Selby Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station
Event Description:
Build a custom ornament, or design an object to place in a snow globe during DIY time on Saturday, December 15 in the Youth Program Room.   ...

ArtCart

December 11, 2018
10:00am - 7:45pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station
Event Description:
Keep calm and create. Current self-directed projects include: embroidery and friendship bracelets, beads, origami, mini artworks, crochet and color pencils.  Ask for the cart at the youth desk. ...

Technology Rescue

December 11, 2018
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Having trouble with your device? Need help syncing your eBooks? Come see Luis, our in-house tech expert! See the Reference Desk for more information. (Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are preferred. Call 941-861-1744 to make an appointment n...

Master Gardener Plant Clinic - Drop In Session

December 11, 2018
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Group Study Room - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Environmental & Gardening
Event Description:
Want to learn more about Florida-Friendly gardens, composting, or citrus trees? Need a plant or insect identified? Drop in to receive research-based lawn, landscape and pest management help from the University of Florida. These sessions are ...