Upcoming Events

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

Adult Coloring Lounge

October 16, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Conference Room #139 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Get into the adult coloring craze ! Join us for a fun and unique way to unwind, reduce stress, and express your creativity at the Shannon Staub Library. All supplies will be provided. Artistic talent is not required. Refreshments are included. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Socrates Café

October 16, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions, Discussion Groups, Educational
Event Description:
Socrates Café are gatherings around the world where people from different backgrounds get together and exchange thoughtful ideas and experiences while embracing the central theme of the Socratic method: that we learn more when we respectfully listen ...
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 "All Ages" group.

Open Lab in the Creation Station

October 16, 2019
10:30am - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Come use our Adobe/ Mac software and sewing machines on your own personal projects. Time slots are filled on a first-come-first-serve basis. ...
This event is in the "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.

Baby Time: Rhyme and Sign!

October 16, 2019
11:00am - 11:45am
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Selby Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years)
Program Type: Educational, Storytimes
Event Description:
Engage babies newborn to 18 months with movement to music, singing, rhymes and basic sign language to enhance social interaction and language development. Playtime follows.   ...

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.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Technology Help with Library Lifesavers

October 16, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Learn how to use your device or get basic computer assistance. One-on-one technology assistance moves you to confidence when accessing electronic resources. ...
This event is in the "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Baby Time: Welcome to Our World

October 16, 2019
11:45am - 12:45pm
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Story Time - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Families
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Special Events, Storytimes
Event Description:
Bringing a baby into the world can fill our hearts with joy and love, and our minds with questions and wonder. Join other families navigating the newborn phase in a supportive, fun, and informative class with our Parenting Educators. Explore topics t...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Chair Yoga with Didi

October 16, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room AB - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that can improve flexibility, decrease stress, and reduce joint strain. Please join trained yoga instructor Deirdre McKay to practice seated yoga poses and asana, breath work, and some standing postures and movemen...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Book - a - Tech Librarian

October 16, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Want to learn more about using a computer or your device? Sign up for your 30 minute session with one of our librarians. Sessions are set up for Wednesdays starting at 1:00 pm. Call 941-861-1360 to sign up. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Advanced Genealogy Research

October 16, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Meeting Room II - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Advanced class - Research your family genealogy online through Ancestry and Heritage Quest. Bring along your family names, dates and locations of your ancestors. Completed of Introductory class is required.  Registration required, limited to ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Community Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lectures
Event Description:
General Charles de Gaulle left many legacies. If you have ever visited France and Paris in particular, you’ve likely been a “victim” of at least one legacy. We’ll visit several of those legacies or better, the myths, which focus on the French Resis...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Literacy

October 16, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Outreach
Event Description:
literacy ...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

After School Excitement

October 16, 2019
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Clubs, Creation Station, Discussion Groups, Educational, Games, Movies, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Come create, play, or just relax at the library after school.  Our Teen Room is open from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. when school is in session for registered teens and tweens in grades 6 - 12.  Participants have access to our board and video gam...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

See the 3D Printer in Action

October 16, 2019
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Creation Station-William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Educational, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Stop by our Creation Station, next to the Teen Room, for our 3D printer demonstration. ...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Teen Room

October 16, 2019
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Dr. Edward James II Meeting Room - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Clubs
Event Description:
Teens in grades 6 through 12 are welcome to hang out, play games, and more. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

OverDrive and cloudLibrary Help Desk

October 16, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
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 "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Diggers Club

October 16, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Meeting Room II - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Clubs, Educational, Environmental & Gardening
Event Description:
Join us the third Wednesday of every month to learn about gardening and the environment. Experience a deeper enjoyment of our library’s Reading Garden through crafts, experiments, interactive activities and more. Explore your “natural” creativity and...

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.

Board Game Time

October 16, 2019
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Games
Event Description:
Come join other 11-17-year-olds for an afternoon of competitive card games and board games: Sushi Go, Coup, Dutch Blitz and Love Letter just to name a few! ...

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.

Read With The Dogs

October 16, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Description:
Children are invited to read with certified pet therapy dogs.  This program encourages conversation and develops reading and communication skills. The dogs love the attention and the kids love the interactions. This program is for reading c...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Learning Lab - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Join us to learn about and practice using all the cool things a Google/Gmail account allows you to do. This class is aimed at Beginners, new to using Google. It's also primarily for those with Android devices or Windows 10 computers. Bring yo...
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.

Zombie Outbreak Escape Room

October 16, 2019
5:00pm - 5:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Games, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Don't waste time as you search for a cure for the Manasota Zombie Outbreak.  Work together as a team to find the antidote before time runs out! Teams can be up to six players, and kids under eighteen must be accompanied by an adult! ...

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.

Teen Advisory Board (T.A.B.)

October 16, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Clubs, Discussion Groups
Event Description:
For ages 11-18.  Join the Teen Advisory Board (T.A.B.) and share ideas for upcoming library programs for teens. ...
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.

Lego Club

October 16, 2019
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years)
Program Type: Games
Event Description:
Work on your own creations or build as a team. We provide the LEGOs, you provide the imagination. For ages 4 and up. ...
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Teen WoodWorking Wednesdays

October 16, 2019
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Teen Zone - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Do have an interest in wood working? Like making things with your hands? Join other teens for our monthly wood working workshops. Each month tweens will be creating and painting wood crafts to take home. Basic blueprint reading and simple constructio...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Evening Book Club

October 16, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Clubs, Discussion Groups
Event Description:
Monthly discussion of the Evening Book Club. Book discussion schedules are available at by the front circulation desk at the Jacaranda Public Library.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Let's Get Crafty

October 16, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Enjoy making a fall craft while socializing in a relaxed setting. ...

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.

Time Sifters Archaeological Program

October 16, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational, Lectures
Event Description:
Time Sifters Archaeological Society present monthly lecture programs. This month:  The Cow Cavalry - Florida food for the Confederacy. Lindsey Morrison For more information visit timesifters.org ...
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.

Zombie Outbreak Escape Room

October 16, 2019
7:00pm - 7:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Games, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Don't waste time as you search for a cure for the Manasota Zombie Outbreak.  Work together as a team to find the antidote before time runs out! Teams can be up to six players, and kids under eighteen must be accompanied by an adult! ...

Disclaimer(s)

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