Upcoming Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Baby Rhyme & Sign Time

September 10, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event 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. ...

Baby Rhyme and Sign

September 10, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years)
Program Type: Educational
Event 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. ...

Forty Carrots Partners in Play

September 10, 2019
10:15am - 11:15am
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Meeting Room II - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Storytimes
Event Description:
For mobile babies to 5 years old. Drop in to enjoy special play time with your child, meet our friendly Parenting Educators. Discover how Forty Carrots Family Center can help you enjoy parenting even more! ...

Forty Carrots:Partners in Play

September 10, 2019
10:15am - 11:15am
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Educational, Special Events
Event Description:
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 at the Youth Desk the day of the even...

Genealogy Basics, Part 2

September 10, 2019
10:15am - 12:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Learning Lab - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Genealogy, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Students who attend Part 1 will continue to research their family history on the second day in Part 2 during which the class instructor is available to answer questions and help the students in their research. Basic computer skills are required. Brin...

Family Stories and More

September 10, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Selby Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Storytimes
Event Description:
Books, puppets, songs, dance and more surprises to get your child excited and prepared for school.  Special programs: Oct. 8: Stretch and Grow Exercise Class Nov. 19: Wiggles and Giggles Early Learning Activity Event ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Hoola Hooping for Adults

September 10, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Job Search Assistance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Haven't hoola-hooped in ages?  Try it with Amy!  She can teach you the techniques to get back in this fun game all while strengthening your core and burning calories.  Amy is a dynamo who travels the country making hoola-hooping f...

Laughter Yoga

September 10, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
Laughter Yoga requires no mats or poses and instead emphasizes, you guessed it, laughter!  Sitting or standing, Laughter Yoga includes some stretching, deep breathing, clapping but, for the most part, lots of healthy laughter and fun t...

E-BOOK AND LIBRARY RESOURCES HELP DESK

September 10, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Drop in for assistance using library technology including e-Books and audiobooks from Overdrive and the Cloud Library. Bring your tablet, laptop, e-reader or smartphone to one of Selby Library's Tuesday sessions where you can learn how to downlo...

eBook Appointment

September 10, 2019
11:30am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Learn to download library eBooks and audio books onto your device. For the twenty minute appointment, you will need your library card number and pin number, have your device charged, and know your Apple, Amazon or Google login informatio...

Chess Club

September 10, 2019
11:30am - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Clubs
Event Description:
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Forty Carrots:Partners in Play

September 10, 2019
11:45am - 12:45pm
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Educational, Special Events
Event Description:
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 at the Youth Desk the day of the even...

Senior Citizen Crime Prevention Academy

September 10, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office will be here to discuss topics critical to senior citizens including: Protecting Bank Accounts, Frauds and Scams, Tax Return and Social Security, and How to Prevent Robo Calls and Block Callers. Please regis...

Master Gardeners

September 10, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Conference Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Environmental & Gardening
Event 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...

eBook Appointment

September 10, 2019
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Learn to download library eBooks and audio books onto your device. For the twenty minute appointment, you will need your library card number and pin number, have your device charged, and know your Apple, Amazon or Google login informatio...

OverDrive and cloudLibrary Help Desk

September 10, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
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...

Tuesday Movies

September 10, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Movies
Event Description:
New movies every Tuesday in the meeting room. Movie schedules are published bimonthly and available at the front circulation desk.  ...

After School Excitement

September 10, 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...

Teen Board Games

September 10, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Games
Event Description:
Come to the teen room and choose from a variety of board games like Apples to Apples, Balderdash, Uno, Scattergories, Scrabble and more. ...

Venice Technology Users Group

September 10, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Community Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Purpose of Meeting
To discuss latest trends and apps/functions of computers/operating systems ...

Tween/Teen Open Lab in the Creation Station

September 10, 2019
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Educational, Games, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Teens and tweens take over the Creation Station. Drop in to explore electronic music, digital design, sewing, podcasting and more.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Tinker Tuesday

September 10, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Meeting Room II - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Educational
Event Description:
A different project every week! Call or visit to find out what it is this week! Ages 6+. ...

Spanish Learning Group: Grammar (Intermediate)

September 10, 2019
4:15pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Spanish/En Español
Event Description:
Hola! Join us for an evening of learning intermediate Spanish grammar and vocabulary and practicing conversational skills. ...

LEGO Club

September 10, 2019
5:30pm - 7:00pm
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), Families
Program Type: Clubs
Event Description:
Work on your own creations or build as a team. We provide the LEGOs, you provide the imagination. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Teen Craft Night 2019

September 10, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Description:
Ages 11-18. Drop by to create new crafts each month. No registration required. Snacks will be provided. ...

Teen Movie Night

September 10, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Teen Zone - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Movies
Event Description:
Enjoy a movie with your friends in the Teen Zone! Popcorn and other snacks will be provided. This program is recommended for ages 11-18. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Read with the Dogs

September 10, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families
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. For ages 5 and up; younger children w...

Disclaimer(s)

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