Upcoming Events

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Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Group Study Room - North Sarasota Library
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Environmental & Gardening
Description:
Want to learn more about Florida-Friendly gardens, composting, or citrus trees? Need a plant or insect identified? Drop in on the second and fourth Tuesday morning of each month to receive research-based lawn, landscape and pest management help fr...

Technology Rescue

April 24,
10:00am - 12:00pm
Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Description:
Luis can help alleviate your technology frustrations! Our resident expert specializes in Android and Windows systems. Stop in for assistance, or call 941-861-1744 to make an appointment. ...
Branch: Elsie Quirk Library
Room: Conference Room - Elsie Quirk
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Environmental & Gardening
Description:
Want to learn more about Florida-Friendly gardens, composting, or citrus trees? Need a plant or insect identified? Homeowners can receive research-based lawn, landscape and pest management help from the University of Florida. These sessions are made ...

Baby Rhyme and Sign

April 24,
10:15am - 11:00am
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Babies, Toddlers
Program Type: Educational
Description:
This program is geared toward babies from newborn to age 2 ½ years. The 45 minute program includes songs, baby sign language, a book and playtime. Older siblings are welcome. ...

Baby Rhyme & Sign Time

April 24,
10:15am - 11:00am
Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Ages: Babies, Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Sign Language program for children 0 - 2 1/2 years old. Learn with Beebo the Signing Bear using songs, books, and toys. Older siblings welcome. ...

Forty Carrots Partners in Play

April 24,
10:15am - 11:00am
Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room II - North Sarasota Library
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Educational, Storytimes
Description:
For mobile babies to 5 years old. Drop in to enjoy special play time with your child, meet our friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots Family Center can help you enjoy parenting even more! Space is limited, pick up a ticket ...

Smart Internet Searching

April 24,
10:30am - 12:00pm
Registration
Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Learning Lab - Gulf Gate Library
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Come learn a few tricks for faster and more effective searching using Google search. Please register below or by calling 941-861-1230. ...

Family Stories and More

April 24,
10:30am - 11:30am
Branch: Selby Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Selby Library
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Books, puppets, songs, dance, yoga, and more surprises! Geared for ages 3-5, but all are welcome to join the fun. Enjoy special guest Adrianne Pezzella Apr. 24 for Fun To Be Fit Kids! ...

Tech Tuesdays -- e-Help Desk

April 24,
11:00am - 1:00pm
Branch: Selby Library
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Description:
For assistance using library technology – including e-Books and audiobooks from Overdrive and the Cloud Library – visit Selby Public Library’s e-Help Desk. Bring your tablet, laptop, e-reader or smartphone to one of our Tuesday drop-in sessions where...

Let's Get Crafty! 3D Printed Jewelry

April 24,
11:00am - 12:30pm
Registration
Branch: North Port Library
Room: Juliano Room - North Port Library
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Description:
Come join us for a crafty tech program! We'll be using 3D pens to create jewelry and accessories instantly with 3D printing technology. ...

Infant Feeding Support Group

April 24,
11:30am - 1:00pm
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Families
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational, Health & Human Services
Description:
Infant Feeding Support Group Community group open to WIC moms and the public to receive support and information about infant feeding including breast feeding. No registration required. ...

Chess Club

April 24,
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Computer Lab - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Clubs, Games
Description:
The Chess Club meets every Tuesday from 12-4 in the computer lab. No registration required.  ...

E-Help

April 24,
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Description:
Ask an E-Help volunteer for all your technology-related questions and predicaments. Held every Tuesday in the public meeting area. ...

Master Gardeners

April 24,
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Branch: North Port Library
Room: Conference Room - North Port Library
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Environmental & Gardening
Description:
Want to learn more about Florida-Friendly gardens, composting, or citrus trees? Need a plant or insect identified? Every Tuesday the library hosts a Plant Clinic where homeowners can receive research-based lawn, landscape and pest management help fro...

Tuesday Movies

April 24,
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Movies
Description:
New movies every Tuesday in the meeting room. Movie schedules are published bimonthly and available at the front circulation desk.  ...

Teen Room

April 24,
2:00pm - 4:30pm
Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room - North Sarasota Library
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Clubs
Description:
Teens Grades 6 through 12 are welcome to hangout, have snacks, play games, and more....

OverDrive and cloudLibrary Help Desk

April 24,
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Learning Lab - Gulf Gate Library
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Technology Instruction
Description:
Drop in to get assistance with and ask questions about downloading library books to your computer and other devices, such as the Kindle, Nook, iPad, iPod, iPhone and Android phones and tablets. Please check in at the Reference Desk when you arrive...

Wireless Windows Laptop for Beginners

April 24,
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Branch: Elsie Quirk Library
Room: Conference Room - Elsie Quirk
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
Bring your Windows laptop and learn hands-on how to navigate to Internet addresses, what the left and right mouse click/touch pad does, how to save to a memory stick/”flash drive”, how to make and save a document, how to organize files and photos int...
Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Meeting Room A - Gulf Gate Library
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures
Description:
Learn which of these two estate planning tools is right for you.  Please join Fletcher Rush Esq. of the Farr Law Firm as he explains the differences between wills and trusts. ...

TWiin Gaming Afterschool

April 24,
3:00pm - 4:45pm
Branch: North Port Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - North Port Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games
Description:
Afterschool program for grades 6-12. Choose from our collection of Wii games, or bring your own.  Snacks provided by All Faiths Food Bank. ...

Weekly Movies

April 24,
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Branch: Selby Library
Room: Teen Center - Selby Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Movies
Description:
Chill with friends and watch a movie. ...

Tinker Tuesday

April 24,
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room II - North Sarasota Library
Ages: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Educational
Description:
A different project every week! Call or visit to find out what it is this week! Ages 6+. ...

Cine Selby

April 24,
5:00pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Selby Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Description:
Enjoy some award winning international films with English subtitles. This month in honor of National Poetry Month: Il Postino (The Postman).(Italy, 1996,108m, Miramax). ...

LEGOS Night

April 24,
5:00pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Venice Library
Room: Youth Department - Venice Library
Ages: Children, Tweens, Teens, Families
Program Type: Games
Description:
Exercise your imagination and demonstrate your creativity with our LEGO collection. Families welcome.  ...