Upcoming Events

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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.

After School Excitement

April 6, 2020
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Cancelled
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
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 "All Ages" group.

AARP Income Tax Assistance

April 6, 2020
3:00pm - 7:00pm
Cancelled
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Spanish Learning Group

April 6, 2020
3:15pm - 4:45pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Spanish/En Español
Event Description:
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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.

Read with the Dogs

April 6, 2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Cancelled
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)
Program Type: Educational, Storytimes
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. ...

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.

Knit and Crocheting Group

April 6, 2020
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Learn to knit or crochet! All ages and skill levels welcome! It is recommended to bring your own yarn and needles. Instructor-supplied yarns remain with the instructor weekly until piece is completed. Needles are supplied and remain with the instruct...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Page to Screen: Murder on the Orient Express

April 6, 2020
4:15pm - 6:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Teen Center - Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Book Discussions, Educational, Movies
Event Description:
Monthly book discussion for tweens and teens. Instead of reading the book first and watching the movie adaptation second, we will watch the movie first, then read and discuss the book at the next meeting. Snacks will be provided. Each month’s movie s...

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.

Open Lab in the Creation Station

April 6, 2020
4:30pm - 7:30pm
Cancelled
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, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Self-guided time in the Creation Station. use our Adobe/ Mac software, sewing machines, craft supplies and more for your own personal projects.  ...
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.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Chess Club

April 6, 2020
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
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, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Clubs, Games
Event Description:
The chess club is an opportunity to play friendly games of chess in a low-stress environment. Patrons of all ages and levels are welcome to come, as help is given to those who need it! Chess boards and pieces will be provided. Registration is re...

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.

Monday Night Movies

April 6, 2020
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Event Description:
Come and watch a feature-length movie on our big screen.  Contact the library for movie titles. ...
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Educational, Spanish/En Español
Event Description:
This class is for Spanish speakers, who want to improve their English skills in speaking, and understanding English, with emphasis on correct pronunciation. Students must be able to speak some basic English. Class meets once a week, Monday evenings, ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Master Gardener Plant Clinic

April 7, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Environmental & Gardening
Event Description:
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 the University of Florida. These sessions are made ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

AARP Tax Help

April 7, 2020
10:00am - 1:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Tax Help
Event Description:
Tax help.  Please note AARP volunteers at the library begin assisting the final client of the day 30 minutes to one hour before the last time listed. ...
This event is in the "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.

Baby Rhyme & Sign Time

April 7, 2020
10:15am - 11:00am
Cancelled
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. ...
This event is in the "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.

Baby Rhyme and Sign

April 7, 2020
10:15am - 11:00am
Cancelled
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. ...
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.

Forty Carrots Partners in Play

April 7, 2020
10:15am - 11:15am
Cancelled
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! ...
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.

Forty Carrots:Partners in Play

April 7, 2020
10:15am - 11:15am
Cancelled
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...
This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.

Preschool Yoga

April 7, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Cancelled
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
For children 2-5 years old with a caregiver. Join Kidding Around Yoga instructor Sheila Blake for yoga poses with fun active storytelling and creative movement. Limit 24. Come to the Youth Desk for a free ticket. Please bring mats if you wish.&n...
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.

Family Stories and More

April 7, 2020
10:30am - 11:15am
Cancelled
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Selby Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 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. Recommended for ages 3-5. Younger siblings are welcome to join.  ...

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.

Florida Friendly Landscaping 101

April 7, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Environmental & Gardening
Event Description:
Join Wilma Holley from University of Florida/ IFAS Extension and Sustainability Sarasota County to learn Florida-friendly landscaping tips and tricks! This month’s topic: Invasive Plants and Animals ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

E-BOOK AND LIBRARY RESOURCES HELP DESK

April 7, 2020
11:00am - 1:00pm
Cancelled
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/Libby, Cloud Library, and Hoopla. Bring your tablet, laptop, e-reader or smartphone to one of Selby Public Library's Tuesday sessions where you can l...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Chess Club

April 7, 2020
11:30am - 3:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Clubs
Event Description:
Weekly meeting of local chess enthusiasts. Join in the fun! Questions? Call Heather at 941-861-1273. ...
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.

Forty Carrots:Partners in Play

April 7, 2020
11:45am - 12:45pm
Cancelled
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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

E-help

April 7, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Help with laptops, cell phones ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Tech Time Tuesdays @Venice Library

April 7, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Community Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Open time for questions, sharing solutions Bring your device and library staff will try to answer your questions in an informal group setting.   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Socrates Café

April 7, 2020
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Event Description:
Socrates Café is a gathering where people from different backgrounds get together and exchange thoughtful ideas and experiences while embracing the central theme of Socratic method: we learn more when we respectfully listen to and debate ideas with o...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creation Station, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
What do your (or someone else's) doodles reveal?  Shapes and spaces show what's on a person's mind.   Come join this fun and informative one hour presentation given by Judy Kaplan.  Individual questions about doodles will ...

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.

Master Gardeners

April 7, 2020
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Cancelled
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...

Disclaimer(s)

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