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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: 29
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Families
Program Type: Clubs, Educational, Games, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Details:
Play games (Box of Lies!, Charades, Taboo, Pictionary and more) and be funny while you laugh your cares away.  Bring your own snack. This virtual program will be hosted in Zoom. Once you register you will be sent a confirmation email with inf...

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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, Virtual
Details:
Enjoy a story read by a Sarasota County Library staff member with their pet. Then have the chance to read your own story to the pet. How did you like our 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 "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes, Virtual
Details:
Story Time from Space is a project of the Global Space Education Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit education foundation. We send children’s books to the International Space Station. While in space, astronauts are videotaping themselves readin...
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:
Are you experiencing shoulder pain or dysfunction? Working as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor for nearly 40 years I have met many people just like you! In this lecture I will discuss how to create shoulder stability from the inside...
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, Health & Human Services, Virtual
Details:
SHINE invites you to their Lunch & Learn series focusing on Medicare options available in Florida. This week SHINE talks about Medicare Part C.  SHINE is here to guide you in making informed decisions about Medicare. To regis...
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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Environmental & Gardening, Virtual
Details:
With an estimated 12,000 insect species in Florida one could easily get overwhelmed when trying to identify an insect on a backyard plant.  While many are beneficial there are a few problem pests.  It’s important to know the difference! Joi...
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, doodles, and makes special gifts for a special friend. To download today's activity page, click here.   ...
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: Book Discussions, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Details:
We will be reading and discussing "The Overstory: a Novel" by Richard Powers in this virtual edition of the Osprey Public Library's book discussion group!  The Overstory, winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, is a sweeping, impas...
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: 30
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...

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: 12
Details:
Join us as we discuss young adult graphic novels. A new book every week!   For this meeting, we will be discussing Shadow of the Batgirl, written by Sarah Kuhn and illustrated by Nicole Goux.    See the attachment...
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 Norman Lear 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 "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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction, Virtual
Details:
Bonjour! Hola! Nǐ hǎo! Willkommen! Privyet! LIbby now supports 10 languages! Libby is a fresh and easy way to borrow and read from your library. With Libby, you can browse, borrow, and enjoy eBooks and audiobooks. Learn more here: https://company.ove...
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: 15
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 "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.

Intro to Python Coding

11:00am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Technology Instruction, Virtual
Details:
Explore how Python coding works in this basic, introductory class led by a graduate student in the New College Data Science program. No previous coding experience is required.  This live class will be held in Zoom. Please email htweed@scgov.n...

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: 10
Details:
The children get and read an early chapter 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 "Bo's Magical New Friend" by Rebecca Elliott....

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 "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: Arts & Crafts, Discussion Groups, Educational, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Details:
Join Theatre Odyssey’s teen alumni to learn about the process of writing your own ten-minute play for the annual Theatre Odyssey Student Ten-Minute Playwriting Contest! Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to creatively express yourself in y...

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 "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.  How did you like our program? Let us know here! ...

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 "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: Performances, Virtual
Details:
Karen Bell teaches her friend Rikki three magic tricks, and then you get a chance to learn them yourself! Learn them and amaze your friends and family! Brought to you by The Circus Arts Conservatory. Supply list is attached.   How did you lik...
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:
Origami toy Spinner Top DIY video. For age 7 up or younger children with grown-ups helping out. The Origami Spinner Top has a versatile toy and discover how many spins can yours do! I used Kami paper, typical origami paper, 6" square. Your notebook p...
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, Environmental & Gardening, Virtual
Details:
Learn how the use of rain barrels can conserve water, save money by reducing the use of potable water in landscapes (lower utility bills), and reduce stormwater runoff by storing and diverting runoff from impervious surfaces (like roofs). Practical t...
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: 29
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...

Disclaimer(s)

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