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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 "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 "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 ...

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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 "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...

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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 "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: 6
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...

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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 "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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Storytimes
Details:
Enjoy a bedtime story read by a Sarasota County Library staff member followed by an activity or technique to help little ones sleep.  Did you enjoy this program? Let us know here! ...

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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 "Families" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Families, All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Games, Virtual
Details:
Join Shaggy, Scooby and the rest of the gang as they take a trip to NASA and try to discover who exactly is trying to sabotage the launch.  If they're not quick and careful, it may be THEIR final countdown.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Virtual
Details:
Watch this video to learn more about the Explore Your World backpack kit. Dr. Katherine Clements, ecology and natural resources educator from University of Florida IFAS Extension Sarasota County explains why the backpack was developed, what it contai...
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.

Family Fitness (Live)

10:30am - 11:15am
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: 30
Details:
From the chair, to the earth, and up into the sky! Get moving and learn a little about your amazing human body in this light-hearted exercise class with youth librarian, Heather Tweed, BSN, RN, MLIS, RYT-200. Modifications will be offered u...

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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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational, Virtual, Volunteer Orientations & Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Details:
Join the Teen Advisory Board to help plan library programs for teens, earn Bright Futures scholarship hours, gain leadership experience and have fun with new friends. This virtual program will be hosted in Zoom. Once you register you will be sent ...

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.
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, All Ages
Program Type: Live Music, Performances, Special Events, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 79
Details:
Join local band Meteoreyes for a dance party via Zoom. Let loose and be loud in your living room as you "Imagine Your Story" flying free as the pelicans!  This virtual program will be hosted in Zoom. Once you register you will be sent a confi...

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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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Technology Instruction, Virtual
Details:
In this session, Cyber-Seniors Mentors guide you through all the settings on your iPhone or iPad. From making your phone/tablet extra secure to changing your background picture.   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Instruction, Virtual
Details:
Gmail is a free email service provided by Google. Whether you are at home or abroad, paying bills, sending a personal message, or running a business, you can access your Gmail account from any device—anywhere, any time.     ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Discussions, Performances, Virtual
Details:
Drop by for a dose of poetry when Staff members read and share their favorite poems. Get to know your library staff while exploring the world of poetry! How did you like our program? Let us know here! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Performances, Virtual
Details:
We Who Are About to Die A slave is thrilled to be a gladiator in the Roman Coliseum until he learns that they will be using real swords. Fastidius - Tom Aposporos,    Confiticus - Alan Brasington The Call The Speaker o...

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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: Business & Entrepreneurship, Technology Instruction, Virtual
Details:
Learn how to kickstart your entry-level IT support career with our five course program. You'll hear details about what you’ll learn in the curriculum, the career supports you’ll have access to - including connections with top employers, as well as a ...
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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Families
Program Type: Storytimes, Virtual
Details:
Read, learn, and grow with us! Join us online for a Facebook Live Virtual Storytime. Come and join your favorite librarian from one of our 10 branches! Missed this event? No problem, visit SRQCountyPlay on Facebook for archived videos. How...
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 "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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Families
Program Type: Virtual
Details:
Looking for ways to entertain your little one under five? Watch this quick video for a new activity to keep them engaged and learning! How did you like our program? Let us know here! ...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
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: Educational, Health & Human Services, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Details:
Join Ms. Bobbi for interactive music and dance activities! 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 Meeting (Event): https://support.zoom.us/h...

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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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Details:
Stumped by technology? Your technology questions can be answered through a live, virtual appointment.  Tech Tuesdays via Zoom is a one-on-one session with a library staff member.  Questions can be about how to use a device, how to a...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 31
Details:
Join NASA Solar System Ambassadors Linda McKenna and Mark Brown as they explore the myths and legends of our night skies. This online program will explain how to easily locate common constellations of the summer sky, how to find your way home by navi...