Upcoming Events

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Age
Program Type
Library Branch
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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.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Open Lab in the Creation Station

October 18, 2019
10:30am - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, 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. ...
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.

Craft Time

October 18, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Storytime Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Children 5 - 9 can drop into the Children's Department and work on a craft kit! ...
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 "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.

Forty Carrots Partners in Play

October 18, 2019
11:45am - 12:45pm
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Children (5 to 9 years)
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 and discover how Forty Carrots Family Center can help you enjoy parenting even more. Space is limited, pick up a ticket at the...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Ask Jack

October 18, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Jack, The Computer Guy, will explain how your computer works and why it doesn't. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Science Matters

October 18, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational
Event Description:
Meets every first and third Friday of the month. Topics vary each session but always a lively science subject. ...

Venice Heritage Inc.

October 18, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Community Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Purpose of Meeting
Information about the Venice Heritage organization for those interested in Venice history and preservation....
This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.
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.

Keep Calm and Color On

October 18, 2019
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Description:
Coloring pages, markers, color pencils, and crayons will be provided. ...
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

October 18, 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...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Teen Room

October 18, 2019
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Dr. Edward James II Meeting Room - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Clubs
Event Description:
Teens in grades 6 through 12 are welcome to hang out, play games, and more. ...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Teen Advisory Board

October 18, 2019
3:30pm - 4:45pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Art Displays & Exhibits, Arts & Crafts, Book Discussions, Clubs, Creation Station, Discussion Groups, Educational, Environmental & Gardening, Games, Health & Human Services, Technology Instruction, Volunteer Orientations & Programs
Event Description:
Join the Teen Advisory Board and make a difference at the library and in your community! We meet in various areas of the library, so please ask at the youth desk for the location chosen for that day. Aug. 30: Welcome meeting Sept. 6: Fun F...

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.

Primary Readers: Late Edition

October 18, 2019
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Book Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
Come and join us as we introduce new books to independent readers. A different book from a series will be highlighted each month. There are also book related activities besides the discussion.  Snacks are served. The children are encouraged to r...
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.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Zombie Outbreak Escape Room

October 18, 2019
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Games, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Don't waste time as you search for a cure for the Manasota Zombie Outbreak.  Work together as a team to find the antidote before time runs out! Teams can be up to six players, and kids under eighteen must be accompanied by an adult! ...

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 "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Newborn and Infant Nutrition Support

October 19, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Families
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
Drop-in breastfeeding support and education will be offered at no charge by a trained peer counselor from Healthy Start Coalition with the goal of increasing knowledge and awareness for mothers. Toys and books will be offered for older siblings to st...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

OverDrive and cloudLibrary Help Desk

October 19, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
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...
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

FAFSA Assistance

October 19, 2019
10:00am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Conference Room - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Special Events
Event Description:
High School Seniors! Get help applying for FAFSA!  WHAT TO BRING: • SSN for student and parents (if applicable) • 2018 tax return or record of money earned • Records of investments and/or other income not reported elsewhere • FSA ID for s...

White Cane Day Event

October 19, 2019
10:00am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Purpose of Meeting
To allow sighted folks to experience mobility with a white cane. ...
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.

Yoga Adventure with Casey

October 19, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Selby Library
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Families
Program Type: Health & Human Services, Special Events
Event Description:
Yoga is fun for the whole family with yoga instructor, Casey Navarro! Recommended for ages 2-5 attending with adult. Tickets available at the youth desk starting at 10:15 a.m. the morning of each program. ...

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 "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.

Parent/Caregiver Networking and Kids' Fun Zone

October 19, 2019
10:30am - 11:45am
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
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: Discussion Groups, Games
Event Description:
Meet new friends and chat with other parents and caregivers while your kids play and read in the picture book area. Enjoy a place to chill after walking around the Downtown Farmers Market! Cool toys for older kids including Gears and Brain Flake...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversation Cafe

October 19, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational
Event Description:
Practice speaking English! Sponsored by the Literacy Council of Sarasota. This is a intermediate level conversation group. Students are requested to make a commitment to attending these sessions. Please call 941-955-0421 to register as an ESOL l...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Girls Who Code Plus

October 19, 2019
10:30am - 12:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Clubs, Creation Station, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Description:
Learn to code in a variety of languages through the nationally recognized "Girls Who Code" program. Middle and high school girls will complete their own parts of a joint project that benefits the community. Not interested in coding? Our 11 a.m. to no...

Precinct 327 meeting

October 19, 2019
10:30am - 2:30pm
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Juliano Room - North Port Library
Purpose of Meeting
Organizing and informing citizens for elections....
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.

Art Club

October 19, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Clubs, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
This class meets the third Saturday of each month, and provides arts and crafts projects for kids ages 6-12. Each month will feature a new project! Registration is required, snacks are provided. ...
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.

Meet the Cast of "A Wrinkle in Time"

October 19, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
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), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Families
Program Type: Educational, Outreach, Performances
Event Description:
Catch a sneak preview of North Port High School's production of this literary classic, play along with improv games, and participate in a Q&A with the actors! Recommended for ages 7 and up.  ...

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.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Gulf Gate Chess Club

October 19, 2019
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Educational, Games
Event Description:
Chess lovers meet and play chess with other chess lovers. All skill levels are welcome. ...
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.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Zombie Outbreak Escape Room

October 19, 2019
12:45pm - 1:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Games, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Don't waste time as you search for a cure for the Manasota Zombie Outbreak.  Work together as a team to find the antidote before time runs out! Teams can be up to six players, and kids under eighteen must be accompanied by an adult! ...

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.

LEGO Club

October 19, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Storytime Room - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, 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 2-12. ...
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 "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

LEGOs at the Library

October 19, 2019
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families
Program Type: Games
Event Description:
Work on your own creations or build as a team. We provide the LEGOs, you provide the imagination. ...