Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events

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Age
Event Category
Library Location
Room

Hurricane Preparedness

June 22, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Elsie Quirk
Purpose of Meeting
Teach participants how to prepare themselves and their homes for a hurricane or weather event....
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 "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Virtual Chess Club (LIve)

June 22, 2020
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Clubs, Games, Virtual
Event Description:
Join library staff and fellow county residents for online chess. All skill levels are welcome! Register for an account for chess.com to participate. To join our chess club, email Robert at rcamastro@scgov.net with the subject line “Online C...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Entrepreneurship, Educational, Technology Instruction, Virtual
Event Description:
referenceUSA is a premier source of business and residential information with more than 40 million businesses, 150 million households across the U.S. and Canada, and 270 million consumers available for you to search. All the information is separat...
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: CARROT TALK (LIVE)

June 23, 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes, Virtual
Event Description:
(Babies-5 years old) Welcome to Carrot Talk, a virtual group to connect, inspire, and support parents as they navigate the world of raising children. This informative group led by our Parenting Educators will explore topics that are relevant to ...
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
Event Description:
Sometimes a little change makes a big difference. If your neighborhood has a small project in mind, consider applying for a neighborhood grant.  This seminar will present an overview of Sarasota County’s Neighborhood Initiative Grant Program (NI...
This event is in the "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.

FORTY CARROTS: BABY YOGA (LIVE)

June 23, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year)
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services, Storytimes, Virtual
Event Description:
(0-14 Months) Let’s breath, stretch, relax and bond with our little ones in this new virtual group.  Each group offers a simple way to connect both emotionally and physically with your baby while connecting with others in your community.&nb...

Breakspot Lunch

June 23, 2020
12:15pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Juliano Room - North Port Library
Purpose of Meeting
Summer lunch for people 18 years old and under. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Tech Help via Zoom (Live)

June 23, 2020
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors, Families
Program Type: Educational, Environmental & Gardening, Virtual
Event Description:
Electric vehicles are becoming more common. This workshop is for those interested in understanding electric vehicles and the infrastructure that is supporting them. The discussion will cover the basics of how the various types of electric vehicles wo...
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, Technology Instruction, Virtual
Event Description:
Snapchat is an app for Android and iPhone devices that you can use to send and receive photos and videos, called snaps.     ...
This event is in the "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.

FORTY CARROTS: WOW- WELCOME TO OUR WORLD (LIVE)

June 24, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Description:
Parents of newborns to 7 months of age. Forty Carrots will now be offering this group via a ZOOM platform. Each group will have a special topic, opportunities to discuss snuggles and struggles, connect virtually with others, and finish with a Forty C...

Breakspot Lunch

June 24, 2020
12:15pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Juliano Room - North Port Library
Purpose of Meeting
Summer lunch for people 18 years old and under. ...
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.

ROAR! WITH FORTY CARROTS (LIVE)

June 24, 2020
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes, Virtual
Event Description:
(2 years -5 Years old): We are started a new program with The Ringling called “Roar! with Forty Carrots”.  This virtual program is a collaborative partnership between Forty Carrots and The Ringling Museum.  The FREE virtual group, via ...
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: Book Discussions, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
What’s everyone been reading lately? Find out in this fun, informal, virtual book club and discussion! Before each session, the presenter/s will select from a wide variety of themes, such as: dystopian fiction, biographies, books with unique narrativ...
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, Virtual
Event Description:
In 2011, Florida passed the Cottage Food Law, allowing people to prepare certain types of foods in their unlicensed home kitchens for sale to the public. This class will teach you everything you need to know about which types of foods can and cannot ...
This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.

FORTY CARROTS: PARTNERS IN MOVEMENT (LIVE)

June 25, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services, Storytimes, Virtual
Event Description:
(2 years -5 Years old): Yoga, Dance, Gymnastics and more.  This virtual group is for both parents and children to explore a child’s world while supporting fitness, emotional well-being and building social interaction skills.  The Zoom ...
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Author Event, Educational, Virtual
Event Description:
Mo invites you into his studio, doodles, and teaches you how to make finger puppets! To download this episode’s activity page, click here. Today’s episode is best watched with the activity sheet printed out in advance.   ...

Breakspot Lunch

June 25, 2020
12:15pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Juliano Room - North Port Library
Purpose of Meeting
Summer lunch for people 18 years old and under. ...
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: CARROT TALK (LIVE)

June 25, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes, Virtual
Event Description:
(Babies-5 years old) Welcome to Carrot Talk, a virtual group to connect, inspire, and support parents as they navigate the world of raising children. This informative group led by our Parenting Educators will explore topics that are relevant to ...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Book Discussions, Clubs, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Join us as we discuss young adult graphic novels. A new book every week!   For this meeting, we will be discussing The Oracle Code, written by Marieke Nijkamp and illustrated by Manuel Preitano.   See the attachment for our...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Virtual Shannon Staub Book Club

June 25, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
We will be reading and discussing "The Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood. In Margaret Atwood’s dystopian future, environmental disasters and declining birthrates have led to a Second American Civil War. The result is the rise of the Repub...
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.

Family Fun Line: Storytime (Live)

June 26, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Families
Program Type: Special Events, Storytimes, Virtual
Event Description:
Looking for a quick pick-me-up? Call 941-861-1745 every Friday to hear from a live staff member and bring five minutes of joy to your day! Include the whole family to spread the fun. For the best experience, we suggest calling the line with your l...
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.

ROAR! WITH FORTY CARROTS (LIVE)

June 26, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes, Virtual
Event Description:
(2 years -5 Years old): We are started a new program with The Ringling called “Roar! with Forty Carrots”.  This virtual program is a collaborative partnership between Forty Carrots and The Ringling Museum.  The FREE virtual group, via ...

Breakspot Lunch

June 26, 2020
12:15pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Juliano Room - North Port Library
Purpose of Meeting
Summer lunch for people 18 years old and under. ...
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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Games, Performances, Special Events, Virtual
Event Description:
Looking for a quick pick-me-up? Call 941-861-1745 every Friday to hear from a live staff member and bring five minutes of joy to your day! Include the whole family to spread the fun. For the best experience, we suggest calling the line with your l...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Virtual
Event Description:
Morningstar is an investment research website with information on mutual funds, ETFs, market analysis, and portfolios. As a respected source of investment information, Morningstar empowers you with reliable market data, analysis, and education. &n...
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: STUDIO 40 (LIVE)

June 27, 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Educational, Storytimes, Virtual
Event Description:
(1-5 years old) a FREE group hosted via the ZOOM platform featuring a captivating program of art, music, movement, science and other creative activities. A magical time where parents and children play, learn and discover together. The Zoom ...