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This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
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Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Virtual, Voices and Votes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 85
Details:
In celebration of the official arrival of the Smithsonian Institution's Museums on Main Street exhibit "Voices and Votes" at the Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library, we'll be hosting a digital "Squeeze" in the tradition of First Lady Dolly...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Virtual
Details:
Are you feeling a bit disconnected? Want to touch base with your favorite high school buddies and see what they’re up to?  Wish you had that family recipe from your favorite cousin? Looking for tips on finding a new job? Facebook is a free o...
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
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Are you interested in reducing your energy and water bills at home? Check out our Do-It-Yourself Audit Kits today to learn how you can improve your home’s efficiency and save money! Sarasota County offers Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Energy and Water ...
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 "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 "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Entrepreneurship, Technology Instruction, Virtual
Details:
In this two-part workshop, you will learn how to communicate information and engage your audience with an effective presentation. You will gain best practices and build a visually appealing presentation in Google Slides. Don't forget to sign-up to wa...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Details:
Young Adults Classics Club (Ages 18-35) Feel like you missed out on reading the classics? Missing vital references in conversation or media buzzes?  Come join the Young Adults Classics Club every 3rd Monday and read all the books you've heard...

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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 "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 "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 some of the differences between popular web browsers like Google Chrome, Internet Edge, Safari and Firefox. Plus, they show you how to adjust basic settings on each browser to maximize their se...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Creation Station, Health & Human Services, Virtual
Details:
Looking for a dinner idea, or a recipe for a quick and delicious snack? Join us as we guide you through recipes you can (mostly) make with essential pantry items. 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: 27
Details:
Join Ms. Adrianne for an interactive exercise adventure with rhymes and music. 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...

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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 "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: Educational, Virtual
Details:
Florida Humanities, The Florida Commission on the Status of Women, and the Florida Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission welcomes UF professors Dr. Austin and Dr. Preston for a conversation on the involvement and legacy of African American women in ...
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: 8
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 "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...

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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: Lectures, Virtual, Voices and Votes
Details:
Celebrate women gaining the right to vote on the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Women and the Law Professor, Bonnie Silvestri will take us through milestones in women’s rights from the 1900s to present in this ...
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...

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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Environmental & Gardening, Virtual
Details:
Many people have been learning about the importance of honeybees to maintaining healthy ecosystems. If you feel inspired to try your hand at raising bees and producing honey, this short webinar will provide you with all the information you need to kn...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Virtual
Details:
Join us for a fast and fun craft geared toward adults! How did you like our program? Let us know here! ...
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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Live Music
Details:
The Sarasota Music Archive presents The Art of Piano Playing Summer Series: Insightful Commentary and Performances by Professional Pianists Watch the Livestream of these events at the  Sarasota Music Archives Facebook...
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 D.  SHINE is here to guide you in making informed decisions about Medicare. To regis...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Business & Entrepreneurship, Educational, Lectures, Virtual
Details:
In this two-part workshop, you will learn how to communicate information and engage your audience with an effective presentation. You will gain best practices and build a visually appealing presentation in Google Slides. Don't forget to watch Pa...
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: Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Details:
Staff from Sarasota County Historical Resources share ideas for ways that you can preserve your treasured items at home. You will learn the steps to take to protect your family’s history as well as get some tips and tricks for making it a f...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Families
Program Type: Educational, Games, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Details:
Zoom Trivia Night is moving to a biweekly schedule! The programs will be on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month; registration for each program will begin on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month. Want to test your trivia prowess? Join us for...
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:
The core muscles train the pelvis, low back, hips and abdominals to work in harmony. A strong core helps create effective, efficient and coordinated movement, decreases your risk for injury and improves balance. In this lecture I will discuss how ...
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 "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: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Discussion Groups, Performances, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Details:
Express yourself in an online workshop environment. Receive writing prompts and general inspiration from different presenters and your fellow poets, with ample time to write and share. ...