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This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Artists In The Libraries: Popups and Pull Tabs

7/26 @ 10:00am - 8/9 @ 11:00am
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Virtual
Details:
Participants in this workshop will learn the tricks of creating dimensional and moveable parts in a book to reveal their very own made up character in their own story! Supply list is attached.   How did you like this program? Let us kn...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Virtual
Details:
Teaching artist Judy Levine discusses the basics of creating your own necklaces using unusual beads. Learn the principals of design such as symmetry, patterns, focal point and color balance. Create your own unique piece of jewelry!   H...
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Virtual
Details:
Squash, turn and flap your paper folding, origami! It could be your next Fidget Toy. Join Kuniko's Origami workshop to make your own 'flapping bird/crane'. You might have made one before but folding with Kuniko is different. She is from Japan, grew u...
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years)
Program Type: Educational, Special Events
Details:
Click here to watch DoDad do his final cool chemistry experiment of the summer at the bottom of his page.  If you haven't see all these videos, get ready for a lot! He's had a busy summer in his lab!       ...

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, One Book Sarasota, Virtual
Details:
Sarasota County Libraries & Historical Resources selected Kate Moore's "The Radium Girls" for their 2020 selection. This riveting true story of America’s “shining girls”, tells the story of young women employed as dial painters in the 1920s ...
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Virtual
Details:
Teaching artist Judy Levine shows you how to create your own steampunk jewelry using machine and watch parts, gears, beads, and charms.   How did you like this program? Let us know here! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Live Music
Details:
The Sarasota Music Archive presents The Art of Piano Playing Summer Series: Insightful Commentary and Performances by Professional Pianists Watch the Livestream of these events at the  Sarasota Music Archives Facebook page...
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Yoga for EveryBody (Live)

11:00am - 11:45am
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Details:
Yoga for EveryBody Join Grace Korley, E-RYT 200, for a 45-minute, all-levels yoga class. This class is beginner-friendly, accessible, and inclusive of most ages and abilities. Class will begin in meditation, continue with either chair yo...

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Details:
Staff from Sarasota County Historical Resources share ideas for ways that you can preserve your treasured items at home. You will learn the steps to take to protect your family’s history as well as get some tips and tricks for making it a f...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Families
Program Type: Educational, Games, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Details:
Zoom Trivia Night is moving to a biweekly schedule! The programs will be on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month; registration for each program will begin on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month. Want to test your trivia prowess? Join us for...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Virtual
Details:
Join SHINE in our virtual classroom, you will learn the basics of Medicare and important enrollment periods. This class is designed to help you make an informed decision about your Medicare. To register for this program click here.  ...
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Virtual
Details:
Teaching artist Judy Levine shows you how to make some folded paper 3-D puppets! How did you like this program? Let us know here!   ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Facebook Live and On Demand

10:00am - 10:15am
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Virtual
Details:
Join us online for a Facebook Live program with staff from Libraries & Historical Resources. Missed this event? No problem, visit SRQCountyPlay on Facebook for archived videos.     ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Virtual
Details:
Cooking with herbs and spices not only adds flavor to your recipes, but they can also help you to reduce the amount of salt, fat and even sugar you might add into your recipe. This class discusses ways to use herbs and spices, how to properly store t...
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Discussion Groups, Performances, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Details:
Express yourself in an online workshop environment. Receive writing prompts and general inspiration from different presenters and your fellow poets, with ample time to write and share.   How did you like our program? Let us know here!...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Entrepreneurship, Virtual
Details:
SCORE Chapters are joining forces to offer small business owners throughout the region the critical guidance needed today to determine whether they should stay in business and the best steps for moving forward. In a special six-part webinar series, p...
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Author Event, Educational, Virtual
Details:
Mo invites you into his studio for another game of Super Bounce, this time with special game pieces. To download today's activity page, click here.   ...
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years)
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Details:
Get moving and learn a little about your amazing human body in this fun exercise class with youth librarian, Heather Tweed, BSN, RN, MLIS, RYT-200. Recommended for ages 5 to 11. Parents and caregivers looking for a little action are encouraged to pla...

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

This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Art Space (Live)

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Clubs, Educational, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Details:
Soothe your mind while practicing the joy of creation with simple household materials and objects. This virtual program will be hosted in Zoom. Once you register you will be sent a confirmation email with information about using Zoom. Join a Me...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Clubs, Games, Virtual
Details:
Join library staff and fellow county residents for online chess. All skill levels are welcome! Register for an account for chess.com to participate. To join our chess club, email Robert at rcamastro@scgov.net with the subject line “Online C...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Book Discussions, Clubs, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Details:
Join us as we discuss young adult graphic novels. A new book every week!   For this meeting, we will be discussing Umbrella Academy, written by Gerard Way.    See the attachment for our other book selections for this s...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author Event, Virtual
Details:
Listen to an interview with John Waters at the 2014 Miami Book Fair, PBS Books, 09/02/15. This content is available from PBS Books through ESBCO Host's Novelist Plus database.           SOURCE     ...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Virtual
Details:
Enjoy classes in Creativebug! Access information for Creativebug: The link below is directly associated with the Sarasota County Public Libraries' subscription with Creativebug, which is included with your library card. Please&...
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Job Search Assistance, Virtual
Details:
Virtual Resume-Writing Workshop   Follow along in this virtual workshop where you will learn how to write your first resume or get tips on how to refresh your current resume using library resources such as the CareerTransitions database. ...
This event is in the "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Baby Rhyme and Sign (Live)

10:00am - 10:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Storytimes, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Details:
Meet baby friends and hang out with their cool caregivers, parents, and grandparents! Take turns waving hello, then sing along and bounce with other happy babies. Enjoy rhymes and a little book to brighten your day. Each week we learn ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Details:
Discuss books that empower people to spread ideals and resist oppression. Grace Korley who holds a Bachelor’s in Literature and is committed to local activism for equality will lead brief discussions on the following titles during this session: Th...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Book Discussions, Discussion Groups, Educational, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
The children read a book ahead of time. The book is then discussed during the meeting for characters, themes and how it is applicable to their life. This month we will be discussing "The Wearle" by Chris D'Lacey. It is the first book in the Erth Drag...

Disclaimer(s)

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