Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Book - a - Tech Librarian

April 8, 2020
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public 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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Socrates Cafe

April 8, 2020
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Fruitville Public 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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Intro to Android Smartphones

April 8, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Cancelled
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:
Unfamiliar with your new phone? Here's a hint, if it's not an iPhone, it's an Android. Come learn the basics of setting up and operating smartphones running on Android-based operating systems. ...
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 "All Ages" group.

Introduction to Sewing

April 8, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
In this intro class, you will learn the fundamentals of sewing,  from threading the machine to making a straight stitch.  Our instructor Bev wil...

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.

AARP Tax Help

April 8, 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 8, 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 "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Dungeons and Dragons After School

April 8, 2020
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Games
Event Description:
Learn to play America's most popular role playing game at the library.  Snacks are available through our afterschool program.  Participation is limited to grades 6 - 12. ...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Rubik's Cube Club

April 8, 2020
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Teen Room- William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Clubs, Educational, Games
Event Description:
Wanna learn how to Cube or do you know how to? Drop in and meet with our Teen Volunteer to learn and play. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Computer Class: Introduction to Basic Spreadsheets

April 8, 2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Computer Class:  Introduction to Basic Spreadsheets (Excel, Libre Office, Google Sheets) Microsoft Excel has been around for many years.  In addition to Excel, there are other FREE spreadsheet apps available.  In this class we will ...
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.

Youth Gaming Club

April 8, 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)
Program Type: Clubs, Games
Event Description:
Hang out and play with an assortment of video games, board games, and activities in this gaming session for kids. Ages 5 - 9.  ...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Tinker Teens: Terrariums

April 8, 2020
3:30pm - 5:30pm
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: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Educational
Event Description:
Come to the Teen Center for these activities: Jan. 15: Duct Tape Projects  Make a wallet or a tie or a headband with ears or anything else you can with duct tape! Jan. 22: Cardboard Trophy Heads  Showcase your skills by creating a...

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.

Teen Study Hall

April 8, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Conference Room #139 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Educational
Event Description:
Do homework, study, or read and relax with friends. Snacks are provided! ...

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.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Free-Style Embroidery

April 8, 2020
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station
Event Description:
Learn the basics of embroidery and free-style stitch a picture to take home! All supplies are provided. Beginners welcome. Registration is limited. ...

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 8, 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.

Lego Club

April 8, 2020
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years)
Program Type: Games
Event Description:
Work on your own creations or build as a team. We provide the LEGOs, you provide the imagination. For ages 4 and up. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Yoga Gentle Stretching and Flexibility with Meditation

April 8, 2020
6:00pm - 7:15pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Juliano Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
Event Description:
As part of North Port Libray's Healthy Living Program, Yoga Gentle Stretching and Flexibility with Meditation is designed for every body type and ability, to support healthy living lifestyles, and ease students into the benefits of meditation. Stu...

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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Baby Time: Turtles & Tortoises

April 9, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Cancelled
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Adults, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Description:
Early literacy begins at birth. Bond with your baby through stories, songs, parachute time and peek-a-boo scarf songs. For ages 0-1. ...

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.

Genealogy in the Library

April 9, 2020
10:00am - 11:30am
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Conference Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Genealogy
Event Description:
Class surveying online library resources for genealogy. ...

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.

Yak and Yarn

April 9, 2020
10:00am - 11:30am
Cancelled
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Conference Room #139 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Clubs, Discussion Groups
Event Description:
Come and socialize with fellow knitting, crocheting and sewing enthusiasts! All levels welcome. Bring your current project to work on. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

E-Help with Bob

April 9, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Event Description:
   Ask Bob, our local Windows expert, any questions about your PC or Laptop. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

AARP Tax Help

April 9, 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 "Seniors" group.

SHINE Medicare Counseling Site

April 9, 2020
10:00am - 2:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Group Study Room - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
SHINE can assist you with Medicare and health insurance questions. Ask about Financial Assistance Programs to help lower your Medicare costs. A SHINE counselor will be here to meet with you! Appointments suggested. To make an appointment call 866-413...
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.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Forty Carrots Partners in Play

April 9, 2020
10:15am - 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), Children (5 to 9 years), Families
Program Type: Educational
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...

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.

Mindful Meditation/Yoga Breath Stretch Class

April 9, 2020
10:15am - 11:15am
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Community Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
This hour-long class is meant to equally balance your mind and body, while introducing or deepening knowledge of mindful meditation, breath work, and body alignment.  It is designed for any person regardless of age, body type, disability, gender...
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 "Families" group.

Partners in Play®

April 9, 2020
10:15am - 11:15am
Cancelled
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Families
Program Type: Storytimes
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.

Short Story Discussion Group

April 9, 2020
10:15am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Description:
The Short Story Discussion group meets the second Thursday of each month. Readings will be from "The Best American Short Stories of the Century" (expanded edition, 1999), edited by John Updike. A copy is available for preview at the Reference desk. N...
This event is in the "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.

Storytime

April 9, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Cancelled
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years)
Program Type: Educational, Storytimes
Event Description:
For infants to five years, attending with caregiver. The storytime includes simple stories, nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and crafts. Space is limited to 80 people. Free tickets are available at the youth desk beginning at 10 a.m. the morning o...