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Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Live Music
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Spring Series Concert No. 1: Still, Haydn,  Dvořák The Sarasota Music Conservatory Faculty String Quartet This is the first in a series of four virtual concerts. The program with the extended biographies of the performers c...
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Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Live Music
Details:
Spring Series Concert No. 2: Romance and Folk Dance Jesse Martins Justin Brown-Gnarra This is the second in a series of four virtual concerts. The program with the extended biographies of the performers can be accessed on the right si...
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Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Live Music
Details:
Spring Series Concert No. 3: Piano Solos by Opera Composers Jesse Martins This is the third in a series of four virtual concerts. The program and biography of the performer can be accessed on the right side of this page under the "Atta...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Live Music
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Spring Concert Series Bonus Performance Luke Fitzpatrick Sergey Gutorov This is a performance of two short pieces for flute and clarinet by Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla The program with the biographies of the performers can be a...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Live Music
Details:
Spring Series Concert No. 4: Jesse Martins Sergey Gutorov This is the fourth in a series of virtual concerts. The program with the extended biographies of the performers can be accessed on the right side of this page under the "Attac...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Centennial, Educational, Lectures, One Book Sarasota
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What every Floridian should know about the prehistory and history of America's best beach, as discussed by Philip M. Farrell, the author of An Illustrated History of Siesta Key: The Story of America's Best Beach. Philip Farrell first visited ...
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Trivia Walk Series 2

All Day 5/5 - 5/26
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Centennial, Educational, Games
Details:
Celebrate 100 years of Sarasota County with our fun trivia series.  Stop by the Elsie Quirk Library to pick up your answer card or download a copy from this event listing.  Then stroll the walkway around outside of the Elsie Quirk...
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.

Children's Book Week Activity Kits!

05/10/2021 @ 10:00am - 05/22/2021 @ 5:00pm
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)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
Celebrate Children's Book Week with an activity kit!  Drop-by the Children's Desk and pick one up today, while supplies last. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Special Events, Virtual
Details:
Business in the Black: 27th Street Businesses that Supported Newtown.  Watch this inspired Local Color discussion about Newtown's Early Entrepreneurs hosted by Renee James Gilmore.  ...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Book Discussions, Educational, Virtual
Details:
Teen Book Tastings is a video series of book recommendations across various genres for teenagers. Join us each month for a different theme! This month's theme is Graphic Novels and Manga. Click the files to the right of this description for a PDF ...

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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.
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.

Still Life Cracker Fair

All Day 5/17 - 5/30
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Art Displays & Exhibits, Centennial, Educational
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Visit Elsie Quirk Library's non-fiction area and see a variety of residents and organizations from the local community represented on photo posters.  Each poster has multiple images representing the person or group along with a QR code that link...
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.

Centennial Storytime: Sharks! (On-Demand)

05/17/2021 @ 10:00am - 05/30/2021 @ 5:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Storytimes, Virtual
Details:
Join us as we celebrate Sarasota County's 100th Anniversary with themed virtual storytimes!  This month's storytime is all about sharks! Drop-in and pick up a to go craft kit at the William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library Children's Depar...
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.

Music with Miss Bobbi

11:00am - 11:45am
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Live Music, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Details:
Learn new songs with professional music teacher, Ms. Bobbi! Bobbi's goal is to help children develop a love of singing and express themselves through music!   This virtual program will be hosted in Zoom. Once you register you will be sent ...
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: Centennial, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
For many in Sarasota, the Rosemary District may seem like a new addition to the community. However, this area has a long history and was once known as Overtown – Sarasota’s earliest black community. Join Historical Resources’ Collections Curator, ...
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: Centennial, Discussion Groups, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Details:
Gold Stars in Sarasota's Black Families Renee James Gilmore talks with the friends and family members of military troops who gave their lives in the name of freedom. The ultimate sacrifice was made by many of Sarasota's people ...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Book Discussions, Educational, Virtual
Details:
Teen Book Tastings is a video series of book recommendations across various genres for teenagers. Join us each month for a different theme! This month's theme is Graphic Novels and Manga. Click the files to the right of this description for a PDF ...

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

This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.

Preschool Yoga OUTDOORS!

10:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Reading Garden - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Join certified instructor Sheila Blake for yoga poses with fun active storytelling and creative movement. Registration required. Children 2-5 years old with a caregiver. Limit 24. Please sign up everyone who will be coming, including adults and ...
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services, Virtual
Details:
Join SHINE to learn about Medicare Advantage Plan costs and coverage rules during this Lunch Break series.  To register for this program click here.  SHINE is here to guide you in making informed decisions about Medicare. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Virtual
Details:
Join the African American Cultural Resource Center's Book Club for an afternoon of lively and casual conversation discussing books by local authors.  May's title: "The Black man in America: 1619 - 1790" by Dr. Florence Jackson & J.B. Jack...
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: Technology Instruction, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Details:
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 "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.
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Age Group: Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Special Events, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Details:
Calling all families with readers: Our dog friends from the Suncoast Humane Society are returning to the Jacaranda Library, and they want you to read to them...outdoors! These gentle furry friends are certified pet therapy dogs, and children ...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Age Group: Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Special Events, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Details:
Calling all families with readers: Our dog friends from the Suncoast Humane Society are returning to the Jacaranda Library, and they want you to read to them...outdoors! These gentle furry friends are certified pet therapy dogs, and children ...
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions, Clubs, Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Make time for the classics. Join librarians and fellow readers to discuss different books each month.   May's text: Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë ...
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: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families
Program Type: Book Discussions, Educational, Virtual
Details:
Almost One-Minute Book Reviews are a quick and easy ways to hear about new books at our libraries, from picture books to Young Adult! ...