Upcoming Events

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Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Teen Advisory Board

November 27, 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Story Time - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Clubs, Volunteer Orientations & Programs
Event Description:
Join the Teen Advisory Board to make a difference at your local library and get community service hours. Make decisions about upcoming teen events, the Teen Zone, and the YA collection. Snacks will be provided! TAB volunteers must be in grades 6-1...

Disclaimer(s)

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

POV Documentary Nights

November 27, 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: North Port Library
Room: Juliano Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Movies
Event Description:
Join us for a screening of an insightful documentary from POV (Point of View). PBS' award-winning non-fiction film series. ...

Adult Coloring Group

November 27, 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Conference Room - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Join us on the 2nd Monday and 4th Tuesday of the month. We supply the coloring pages and pencils. ...

NaNoWriMo- Writing Zone

November 28, 2018
10:00am - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Selby Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Business & Entrepreneurship, Educational
Event Description:
Find yourself in the ZONE! Uninterrupted time to work on your novel for National Novel Writing Month in an official Come Write In location. Find out more here: https://nanowrimo.org/ ...

Gulf Gate French Conversation Group

November 28, 2018
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Meeting Room A - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational
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...

Knit and Crocheting Group

November 28, 2018
10:15am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Fruitville 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...

Forty Carrots- Partners in Play

November 28, 2018
10:15am - 11:15am
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Families
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...

Open Lab in the Creation Station

November 28, 2018
10:30am - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Creation Station - Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, 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. ...

File Management Basics

November 28, 2018
10:30am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Learning Lab - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
After completing Computer Basics, Parts 1 and 2, the student is ready to learn File Management. The basics of file creating and organizing will be demonstrated. Learn how to create new Folders, Files, to move files into subfolders, and to move s...

Forty Carrots- Partners in Play

November 28, 2018
11:45am - 12:45pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Families
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...

Writing From Memory

November 28, 2018
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Conference Room - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Event Description:
Everyone has stories that shaped their lives. Writing down events, memories, conversations, news, or anything you want, will help you remember the good, strengthen your memory, and teach you more about yourself. This writing and discussion group w...

Book - a - Tech Librarian

November 28, 2018
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: North Sarasota 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. ...

Socrates Cafe

November 28, 2018
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Fruitville Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville 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 teaching; the idea that we learn. ...

OverDrive and cloudLibrary Help Desk

November 28, 2018
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate 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...

Les Paul & Mary Ford Tribute Show

November 28, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Description:
Les Paul was the godfather of the electric guitar and inventor of multi-track “sound on sound” recording. A musical pioneer, inventor and innovator who changed the  music industry as we know it. Come see Tom Doyle, Les Paul’s right-hand man f...

Teen Room

November 28, 2018
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Clubs
Event Description:
Teens in grades 6 through 12 are welcome to hang out, have snacks, play games, and more. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Spirograph Fun for All

November 28, 2018
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room II - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station
Event Description:
Drop-in to make art with Spirograph's! All ages welcome.  ...

Growing Young readers and Writers

November 28, 2018
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Environmental & Gardening, Storytimes
Event Description:
A club for kids who love reading, writing, and nature! Weekly sessions using nature as inspiration. For ages 7 and up. ...

Read With The Dogs

November 28, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Children
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...
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Learning Lab - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
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...

Open Studio

November 28, 2018
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Creation Station - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Work on your sewing and textiles projects using the library's equipment and tools. Bring fabric, thread, yarn, and other materials needed for your project. ...

Hanukkah Celebration

November 28, 2018
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Families
Program Type: Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Description:
Come celebrate the holiday with friends. This is a program for families with children. This program is presented in conjunction with the Gan at Temple Sinai.  Hear the story; enjoy the music and seasonal food. There are crafts for children from ...

Teen Book Club

November 28, 2018
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Description:
For ages 11-18.  Hang out with us and join in on our monthly book discussion.  Contact the library for this month's book title. ...

Teen Advisory Board Meeting

November 28, 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: North Port Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Clubs, Discussion Groups, Volunteer Orientations & Programs
Event Description:
This program is open to teens and tweens in grades 6-12, and counts as community service hours.  Join our monthly TAB Meeting to discuss & plan upcoming teen events, discuss collection needs, discuss volunteer issues and training, and m...

Wednesday Evening Book Discussion

November 28, 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: North Port Library
Room: Juliano Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Clubs
Event Description:
Join us at the Wednesday Evening Book Discussion to discuss a chosen title. New book every month! All are welcome to join--no previous attendance necessary. ...