Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Environmental & Gardening, Lectures
Event Description:
Join Baila Miller as she presents a lecture on Teddy Roosevelt's Bird Sanctuary and John James Audubon's artistic works. Registration Required. Limited Seating. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

AARP Tax Help

April 7, 2020
2:00pm - 6:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Tax Help
Event Description:
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free assistance for federal returns.  ...
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 7, 2020
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Cancelled
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 "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Canasta Club

April 7, 2020
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Rotunda - Selby Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Games
Event Description:
Selby's Canasta Club welcomes both beginners and expert players to enjoy a couple rounds of hands. ...

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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.

Tween/Teen Open Lab in the Creation Station

April 7, 2020
3:30pm - 5:30pm
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, 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.

This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.

Tinker Tuesday

April 7, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
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+. ...

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 Writers Circle -- Cancelled

April 7, 2020
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Clubs, Discussion Groups
Event Description:
This event is cancelled until further notice. Please check back for updates. This group is great for teens who love creative writing. Some things that our meetings will cover include: designing characters, writing short stories (or even long ones!), ...
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.

Lego Club

April 7, 2020
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Storytime Room - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years)
Program Type: Creation Station
Event Description:
Work on your own creations or build as a team. We provide the LEGO, you provide the imagination. Duplo Blocks are available for younger children. Ages 3 to 12. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Spanish Learning Group: Grammar (Intermediate)

April 7, 2020
4:15pm - 6:15pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Spanish/En Español
Event Description:
Hola!  Join us for an evening of learning intermediate Spanish grammar and vocabulary and practicing conversational skills.  ...

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.

Yarnivores

April 7, 2020
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Educational
Event Description:
For ages 8-18. First Tuesday of the month in the Young Adults section. Learn how to knit and/or crochet. Use our materials or bring your own. ...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Teen Creation Station Workshop: Sewing

April 7, 2020
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Supplies are provided. Registration is required! Open to ages 13 - 18. See our "Youth Workshop" at 5:30 PM for ages 8 - 12.  ...

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.

Anime Club

April 7, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Clubs, Movies
Event Description:
View and discuss various anime.  Enjoy refreshments and activities from Japanese culture.  All showings are rated PG-13/TV-14 or lower.  Participants under age 13 will require parental permission to attend. ...
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.

Yoga Safari

April 7, 2020
6:15pm - 7:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Selby Library
Age Group: Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Storytimes
Event Description:
Kids get to chill out on yoga mats while listening to stories about animals around the world. Simple yoga poses and breathing activities are incorporated. Followed by a simple craft. Recommended for ages 5 - 8.   ...

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.

Youth Creation Station Workshop: Sewing

April 7, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years)
Program Type: Creation Station, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Supplies are provided. Registration is required! Open to ages 8 - 12. See our earlier "Teen Workshop" at 5:30 PM for ages 13 - 18.  ...

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.

Gulf Gate French Conversation Group

April 8, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Event Description:
For people who want to improve their French speaking skills and enjoy reading French-language articles and discussing them. Come practice speaking the romantic language of French. Everyone is welcome to participate in this weekly group so you can pra...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

AARP Tax Help

April 8, 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.
This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.

Forty Carrots

April 8, 2020
10:15am - 11:15am
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), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Educational
Event Description:
Enjoy special uninterrupted play time with your child in our drop-in FREE Partners In Play® (PIP) parenting education groups. Meet our Friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots can help you enhance your parenting skills even more. H...
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.

Partners in Play

April 8, 2020
10:15am - 11:15am
Cancelled
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Special Events, 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 and discover how Forty Carrots Family Center can help you enjoy parenting even more. Space is limited; pick up a ti...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knit and Crocheting Group

April 8, 2020
10:15am - 12:00pm
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 "Adults" group.

Cancelled: OperaTalk: Tosca

April 8, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Cancelled
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Description:
Phyllis Lowitt, M.M., offers insights into Puccini's Tosca as a prelude to the Metropolitan Opera's April 11 simulcast. Sponsored by Friends of the Selby Public Library. ...
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 8, 2020
10:30am - 1:30pm
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

AARP Tax Aide

April 8, 2020
10:30am - 2:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Tax Help
Event Description:
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free assistance for federal returns. By appointment only. You must schedule your appointment in person at Elsie Quirk Library's front desk. ...
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!

April 8, 2020
11:00am - 11:45am
Cancelled
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 "Adults" group.

OFF the SHELF - VPL Book Group

April 8, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Community Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Description:
Friendly informal book discussions, newcomers welcome! ...
This event is in the "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Baby Time: Welcome to Our World

April 8, 2020
11:45am - 12:45pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Families
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational, Special Events, Storytimes
Event Description:
For parents and babies ages birth to seven months old. 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 inform...
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

April 8, 2020
11:45am - 12:45pm
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), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Educational
Event Description:
Enjoy special uninterrupted play time with your child in our drop-in FREE Partners In Play® (PIP) parenting education groups. Meet our Friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots can help you enhance your parenting skills even more. H...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Ayuda Tecnológica con una Bibliotecaria

April 8, 2020
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Kid's Zone - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
¿Quiere aprender más sobre…correo electrónico, uso de computadoras, uso de dispositivos móviles, cómo descargar libros electrónicos, MS Word, Excel, presentaciones en PowerPoint, y más? ¡Reserve una sesión de 30 minutos (en español o en inglé...

Disclaimer(s)

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