Upcoming Events

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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.

Teen Advisory Board

April 11, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Volunteer Orientations & Programs
Event Description:
Earn community service hours while you help shape the future of the library.  Create, develop, execute, and lead programs and activities.  Influence collection and service decisions.  Free Snacks thanks to the Friends of the North P...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

DIY Fabric Bowls with Guest Artist Ellen Goldberg

April 11, 2020
11:00am - 12:30pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Educational
Event Description:
Using cut pieces of fabric and special glues, participants will create one of a kind bowls with artist Ellen Goldberg. 1 ½ hour workshop. Must register as seating is limited to 20 participants. For more information, please call 941-861-1110. ...

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 11, 2020
11:00am - 3:00pm
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 "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.

Ask a Teenager

April 11, 2020
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Osprey Public Library at Historic Spanish Point
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Looking for assistance with your smart phone, tablet, or laptop? Technology help is available in the Osprey Library on Saturday afternoons.  Bring your own device, or use the library's public computers. Reservations are suggested, but dr...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

AARP Tax Aide

April 11, 2020
12:30pm - 4:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Spanish/En Español
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 "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Teen Saturday Programming

April 11, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Creation Station, Educational, Games, Movies
Event Description:
Please check the Teen Zone calendar flyer for more program information. ...
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 11, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Cancelled
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, Creation Station, Educational
Event Description:
Bring your imagination to life with LEGO®! Come build machines, animals, architecture, monsters, and more every second Saturday of the month. LEGO pieces will be provided. For children ages 5-11. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

SHINE Counseling

April 13, 2020
10:00am - 2:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
SHINE counselors provide free, unbiased and confidential counseling to Medicare beneficiaries, their caregivers and those soon to be eligible. To locate a SHINE counseling site or community event near you visit www.floridashine.org or call the Elder...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

SHINE MEDICARE

April 13, 2020
10:00am - 4:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Conference Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
Free unbiased counseling for Medicare from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  For Medicare appointments call the Elder Help Line at 1-866-413-5337 to request a referral to a SHINE Medicare Counselor.     ...

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.

Chair Yoga with Jule for Adults

April 13, 2020
10:15am - 11:15am
Registration
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Join us for Chair Yoga with Jule! Interested in yoga but not sure where to start? Join Jule as she takes you through a chair yoga class! Ages 18 and up. REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR EACH SESSION. Wear comfortable clothes and bring water. ...
This event is in the "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.

Forty Carrots: Partners In Play®

April 13, 2020
10:15am - 11:15am
Cancelled
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years)
Program Type: Educational, 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.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Great Decisions Discussion Group

April 13, 2020
10:15am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational
Event Description:
Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs. The name is shared by a national civic-education program, briefing book and television series administered and produced by the Foreign Policy Association. The Great Decisions p...
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.

Story Time

April 13, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Cancelled
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Description:
  Join us for stories,songs,rhymes,crafts and other fun activities for the whole family! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Coloring Group

April 13, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Please join us on the 2nd Monday of the month for adult coloring.  We supply the coloring pages and pencils. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cirque D' Book

April 13, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions, Educational, One Book Sarasota
Event Description:
Librarian Charlotte Thompson leads a monthly book discussion group.  September 9:   Willa Cather. My Antonia. This book is volume 3 in the Great Plains Trilogy which includes O  Pioneers and The Song of the Lark. O...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Women In Art: Beauty or Beast?

April 13, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Lectures, One Book Sarasota
Event Description:
In this lecture, we examine the changing portrayal of the woman in art from the glorified personification of beauty to the perceived arch-enemy of man, temptress, sorceress and femme fatale that leads man to perdition. The negative depiction of th...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

AARP Tax Aide

April 13, 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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Zumba Gold Chair with Daisy

April 13, 2020
11:00am - 11:45am
Registration
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Dr. Edward James II Meeting Room - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Zumba Gold Chair is exercise in disguise. It is a 35 - 45 minute high-energy, fun, joyful and friendly fitness class for anyone who wants to exercise sitting down - in a chair.  Be prepared to sweat, laugh, and leave with a smile on your face!&n...
This event is in the "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.

Forty Carrots: Partners In Play®

April 13, 2020
11:45am - 12:45pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years)
Program Type: Educational, 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.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Where Do You Think You're From? - Building Your Family Tree

April 13, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Interested in genealogy or building your family tree? Let us help! Visit our genealogy volunteer for one-on-one assistance. See the Reference Desk for more information. (Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are preferred. Call 941-861-1744 ...
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

VPL Chess Club

April 13, 2020
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Conference Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Clubs, Educational, Games
Event Description:
VPL patrons playing chess and teaching the game to others ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

iPhones and iPads for Beginners - CANCELLED

April 13, 2020
1:30pm - 4:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Lectures, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
 Learn the basics of using your iPad and iPhone. Class will cover the buttons, navigating and understanding the settings menus/options, connecting to the internet, navigating internet menus (Safari), and basic sharing features. There will be ple...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

AARP Tax Help

April 13, 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 13, 2020
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 "All Ages" group.

AARP Income Tax Assistance

April 13, 2020
3:00pm - 7:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Tax Help
Event Description:
Volunteers from the AARP Tax Aide Program will be available for free individual tax preparation and e-filing. Any age/income level welcome. Please bring a photo ID (required), and any other documents that apply. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Spanish Learning Group

April 13, 2020
3:15pm - 4:15pm
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:
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Disclaimer(s)

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