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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.

Teens Who Code

February 22, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Conference Room #139 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Clubs, Creation Station, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Teens Who Code is a variation of Girls Who Code using the same curriculum. Girls Who Code is on a mission to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer looks likes and does. In this series of classes, we will b...

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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: Fruitville Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Environmental & Gardening
Event Description:
The Plant Clinic meets in the library lobby. 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 th...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

AARP Income Tax Assistance

February 22, 2020
10:00am - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Tax Help
Event Description:
Volunteers from the AARP Tax Aide Program will be available for free individual tax preparation and e-filing. Any age/income level welcome. Please bring a photo ID (required), and any other documents that apply. ...
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.

GARDEN Club

February 22, 2020
10:15am - 11:15am
Registration
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Storytime Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years)
Program Type: Environmental & Gardening, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Join the G.A.R.D.E.N. (Gardeners and Readers Develop Naturally) Club for ages 5 -11 for gardening fun! Storytelling and learning activities to inspire the green thumb in everyone! *Registration is required as space and materials are limited t...
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 "Families" group.

D.I.Y. (Do-It-Yourself) Time: Sparkling Paper Bowls

February 22, 2020
10:15am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Selby Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station
Event Description:
Use a variety of scrap materials with Mod Podge and glitter to create a decorative bowl.         ...

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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Flood Mitigation and Grant Workshop

February 22, 2020
10:15am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational
Event Description:
Will review structural and non-structural activities to reduce flood loss as well as a review of any current or potential Federal or State Grant opportunities available at this time. Sessions led by Sarasota County Desiree (Des) Companion, Commun...
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 "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Parent/Caregiver Networking and Kids' Fun Zone

February 22, 2020
10:30am - 11:45am
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Families
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Games
Event Description:
Meet new friends and chat with other parents and caregivers while your kids play and read in the picture book area. Enjoy a place to chill after walking around the Downtown Farmers Market! Cool toys for older kids including Gears and Brain Flake...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversation Cafe

February 22, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational
Event Description:
Practice speaking English! Sponsored by the Literacy Council of Sarasota. Please call 941-955-0421 to register as an ESOL learner with the Literacy Council of Sarasota. ...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Seriously Learn to Code!

February 22, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Teen Center - Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Creation Station, Educational, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Learn to code and start making your own website. Attendance at all sessions is suggested in order to complete the projects. Seven computers will be offered on a first come, first served basis. Bring your own laptop if possible. Total class limit is 1...

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 "Adults" group.

AARP Tax Help

February 22, 2020
11:00am - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Tax Help
Event Description:
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free assistance for federal returns.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

AARP Tax Aide

February 22, 2020
12:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Spanish/En Español
Event Description:
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free assistance for federal returns. By appointment only. You must schedule your appointment in person at Elsie Quirk Library's front desk. ...
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Teen Saturday Programming

February 22, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Movies
Event Description:
Join other teens for a Saturday movie. This week's title is Gemini Man starring Will Smith. (PG-13, 117 minutes). Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Gulf Gate Library. ...
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 "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.
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 "Families" group.

LEGOs at the Library

February 22, 2020
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families
Program Type: Games
Event Description:
Work on your own creations or build as a team. We provide the LEGOs, you provide the imagination. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Colette Project: Screening of "Colette"

February 22, 2020
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Movies
Event Description:
The Colette Project Sarasota. Film Screening: Colette (in English) (2018; dir. Wash Westmoreland, 111 min.) This recent biopic stars Keira Knightly as the young Colette struggling for recognition as a writer when her husband takes credit...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

OverDrive and cloudLibrary Help Desk

February 22, 2020
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Study Room 1-Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Technology Instruction
Event 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...
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

SAT/ACT Prep Courses

February 22, 2020
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Educational, Lectures, Outreach, Special Events
Event Description:
Students must pre-register for this special program, seating is limited.  Students must attend all four sessions.  Register at: tinyurl.com/sattestcourse   ...
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.

Young & Crafty

February 22, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Age Group: Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station
Event Description:
Come join the fun in creating a special themed craft. ...

Suncoast Duo piano Concert

February 22, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Community Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Purpose of Meeting
Suncoast Duo Piano Ensemble...
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.

Game Mania!

February 22, 2020
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Games, Special Events
Event Description:
Get in the game! Players of all ages are invited to challenge friends and family in an exciting afternoon of community entertainment. Take your pick from our huge inventory of tabletop board games and arcade adventures including basketball, cornho...
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.

Creation Station Drop-In

February 23, 2020
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Selby Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station
Event Description:
Explore a selection of Creation Station tech, and create a different project each week!     ...

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.

Creation Station Drop in Program: Virtual Reality

February 23, 2020
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creation Station
Event Description:
Explore a different Creation Station Experience each week! Feb 23: Explore virtual reality with the Oculus Quest headset! Limited time per person, per session.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Beginner Knitting: Part 2

February 24, 2020
10:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Creation Station-William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Art Displays & Exhibits, Creation Station
Event Description:
In part 2 learn how to knit a simple pot holder. *Must have attended  part 1 to attend part 2.* ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Great Decisions Group Discussion

February 24, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Community Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Event Description:
February 24 Topic: Climate Change The Great Decisions Group discusses timely international topics during eight Monday morning meetings from February 3 through March 30 (excluding Presidents Day). The group bases their discussions on the topics fe...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

OverDrive and cloudLibrary Help Desk

February 24, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Learning Lab - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Technology Instruction
Event 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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

SHINE Counseling

February 24, 2020
10:00am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Fruitville Public 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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

SHINE MEDICARE

February 24, 2020
10:00am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: North Port Public 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. - 4:00 p.m.  For Medicare appointments call the Elder Help Line at 1-866-413-5337 to request a referral to a SHINE Medicare Counselor.     ...

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 "Adults" group.

Chair Yoga with Jule for Adults

February 24, 2020
10:15am - 11:15am
Registration
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Join us for Chair Yoga with Jule! Interested in yoga but not sure where to start? Join Jule as she takes you through a chair yoga class! Ages 18 and up. REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR EACH SESSION. Wear comfortable clothes and bring water. ...