Events Calendar

Age
Program Type
Library Branch

Friday, March 2nd, 2018

Required
Branch: Elsie Quirk Library
Room: Meeting Room - Elsie Quirk
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Spanish/En Español
Registration Required
Description:
This is a class for those who know little or no Spanish. It is a beginner’s class, for developing basic communication skills in the language. The class meets on Fridays, 11:30-1:00, for 15 weeks, January 5th to April 27th. Mr. Dan Duffy, a winter res...

Friday, March 9th, 2018

Required
Branch: Elsie Quirk Library
Room: Meeting Room - Elsie Quirk
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Spanish/En Español
Registration Required
Description:
This is a class for those who know little or no Spanish. It is a beginner’s class, for developing basic communication skills in the language. The class meets on Fridays, 11:30-1:00, for 15 weeks, January 5th to April 27th. Mr. Dan Duffy, a winter res...

Test Test Prep

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Branch: Elsie Quirk Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Elsie Quirk
Ages: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Book Sales
Description:
Testing this with different elements Here is a table to try I think this doesn't does look good. Testing this out. One Two Three Four Five Superscript Subscript ...

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Conference Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Environmental & Gardening
Description:
Sarasota County Extension Services Master Gardeners are here to help folks identify plants, flowers, etc. as well as care for them.  Get expert advice on your landscaping needs. ...

Friday, March 16th, 2018

Required
Branch: Elsie Quirk Library
Room: Meeting Room - Elsie Quirk
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Spanish/En Español
Registration Required
Description:
This is a class for those who know little or no Spanish. It is a beginner’s class, for developing basic communication skills in the language. The class meets on Fridays, 11:30-1:00, for 15 weeks, January 5th to April 27th. Mr. Dan Duffy, a winter res...

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Chess Club

12:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Computer Lab - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Clubs, Games
Description:
The Chess Club meets every Tuesday from 12-4 in the computer lab. No registration required.  ...

E-Help

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Description:
Ask an E-Help volunteer for all your technology-related questions and predicaments. Held every Tuesday in the public meeting area. ...

Tuesday Movies

2:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Movies
Description:
New movies every Tuesday in the meeting room. Movie schedules are published bimonthly and available at the front circulation desk.  ...

Read with the Dogs

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational
Description:
Children are invited to read to Suncoast Humane Society pet therapy dogs who are patient and understanding listeners. Register at the youth desk upon arrival. ...

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

E-Help

10:00am - 1:00pm
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Description:
Ask an E-Help volunteer for all your technology-related questions and predicaments. E-Help is held every Wednesday in the public meeting area. ...

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

E-Help with Bob

10:00am - 1:00pm
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Computer Lab - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Description:
   Ask Bob, our local Windows expert, any questions about your PC or Laptop. ...
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Families
Program Type: Educational
Description:
Join Forty Carrots for a time of sharing and meaningful play. Your child can practice social and motor skills while you chat with trained parenting educators. Use this opportunity to ask questions about sleep, discipline or other early child developm...
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Families
Program Type: Educational
Description:
Join Forty Carrots for a time of sharing and meaningful play. Your child can practice social and motor skills while you chat with trained parenting educators. Use this opportunity to ask questions about sleep, discipline or other early child developm...
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Conference Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Environmental & Gardening
Description:
Sarasota County Extension Services Master Gardeners are here to help folks identify plants, flowers, etc. as well as care for them.  Get expert advice on your landscaping needs. ...

Thursday Movies

2:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Lectures, Movies
Description:
Are you a movie buff? Interested in watching critically acclaimed films and learning a little bit about the movie industry as well? Every Thursday will include a famous movie ranging from Hollywood's past or around the world and a brief introductory ...

Friday, March 23rd, 2018

Storytime

10:15am - 11:15am
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Children, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Preschoolers, ages 2 ½ - 5 and their parent, guardian or caregiver are invited to join us for stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes, and crafts. There is a different theme every week. ...
Required
Branch: Elsie Quirk Library
Room: Meeting Room - Elsie Quirk
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Spanish/En Español
Registration Required
Description:
This is a class for those who know little or no Spanish. It is a beginner’s class, for developing basic communication skills in the language. The class meets on Fridays, 11:30-1:00, for 15 weeks, January 5th to April 27th. Mr. Dan Duffy, a winter res...

Ask Jack

1:30pm - 3:30pm
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Description:
Jack, The Computer Guy, will explain how your computer works and why it doesn't. ...

Monday, March 26th, 2018

Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Conference Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Spanish/En Español
Description:
Looking for something a little more advanced than basic Spanish lessons? Every Monday from 3:30-5, join an open group of intermediate Spanish speakers for a small discussion-oriented lecture. ...

Movie Night

4:30pm - 7:30pm
Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room - North Sarasota Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Movies
Description:
Join us for our monthly movie night! ...

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

Baby Rhyme and Sign

10:15am - 11:00am
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Babies, Toddlers
Program Type: Educational
Description:
This program is geared toward babies from newborn to age 2 ½ years. The 45 minute program includes songs, baby sign language, a book and playtime. Older siblings are welcome. ...
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Families
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational, Health & Human Services
Description:
Infant Feeding Support Group Community group open to WIC moms and the public to receive support and information about infant feeding including breast feeding. No registration required. ...

Chess Club

12:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Computer Lab - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Clubs, Games
Description:
The Chess Club meets every Tuesday from 12-4 in the computer lab. No registration required.  ...

E-Help

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Description:
Ask an E-Help volunteer for all your technology-related questions and predicaments. Held every Tuesday in the public meeting area. ...

Tuesday Movies

2:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Movies
Description:
New movies every Tuesday in the meeting room. Movie schedules are published bimonthly and available at the front circulation desk.  ...

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

E-Help

10:00am - 11:30am
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Description:
Morning E-Help session in the Public Area with Jacaranda's Reference Librarian.  The session covers any problems or questions related to smart devices (tablets, smartphones, etc.), computers, consoles, or anything else tech-related.  ...

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

E-Help with Bob

10:00am - 1:00pm
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Computer Lab - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Description:
   Ask Bob, our local Windows expert, any questions about your PC or Laptop. ...
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Families
Program Type: Educational
Description:
Join Forty Carrots for a time of sharing and meaningful play. Your child can practice social and motor skills while you chat with trained parenting educators. Use this opportunity to ask questions about sleep, discipline or other early child developm...

Tech with Trevor

11:00am - 12:00pm
Required
Branch: North Port Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Creation Station, Educational, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Description:
Join our resident technology expert to learn digital art, coding, and web design.  Be sure to sign up for the series as these programs build on one another. ...
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Families
Program Type: Educational
Description:
Join Forty Carrots for a time of sharing and meaningful play. Your child can practice social and motor skills while you chat with trained parenting educators. Use this opportunity to ask questions about sleep, discipline or other early child developm...
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Conference Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Environmental & Gardening
Description:
Sarasota County Extension Services Master Gardeners are here to help folks identify plants, flowers, etc. as well as care for them.  Get expert advice on your landscaping needs. ...

Thursday Movies

2:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Lectures, Movies
Description:
Are you a movie buff? Interested in watching critically acclaimed films and learning a little bit about the movie industry as well? Every Thursday will include a famous movie ranging from Hollywood's past or around the world and a brief introductory ...

Family Movie Night

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Children, Tweens, Teens, Families
Program Type: Movies
Description:
Join us for a monthly movie night the last Thursday of each month. Stop by the library or call to get the movie choice for this month. Popcorn and drinks will be provided. The meeting room can be chilly, so a light jacket or sweater is re...

Friday, March 30th, 2018

Storytime

10:15am - 11:15am
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Children, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Preschoolers, ages 2 ½ - 5 and their parent, guardian or caregiver are invited to join us for stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes, and crafts. There is a different theme every week. ...
Required
Branch: Elsie Quirk Library
Room: Meeting Room - Elsie Quirk
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Spanish/En Español
Registration Required
Description:
This is a class for those who know little or no Spanish. It is a beginner’s class, for developing basic communication skills in the language. The class meets on Fridays, 11:30-1:00, for 15 weeks, January 5th to April 27th. Mr. Dan Duffy, a winter res...

Ask Jack

1:30pm - 3:30pm
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Description:
Jack, The Computer Guy, will explain how your computer works and why it doesn't. ...
Required
Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Ages: Children
Program Type: Book Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
Come and join us as we introduce new books to beginning 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 rea...