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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.

Craft Closet Clean Out Grab & Go Craft (Children)

05/09/2022 @ 10:00am - 05/28/2022 @ 5:00pm
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
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: Arts & Crafts, Special Events
Details:
Drop-in this week and pick up a Grab & Go Craft in the Children's Department! Crafts are distributed on Monday on on a first come, first serve basis, due to limited supplies.  If you do not get a craft this week, try again next week. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Yak and Yarn

10:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Discussion Groups
Details:
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.
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Study Room C - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Environmental & Gardening
Details:
Master Gardener Plant Clinic Have experienced and trained gardeners answer your botanical questions on the first and third Thursday mornings in study room C ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Tech Navigator

10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors, All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Technology Instruction
Details:
Stumped by technology? Your technology questions can be answered through an in-person appointment with one of our Tech Navigators. Tech Navigators are library staff members ready to assist you with technology skills. Tech Navigator service is one-...

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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.
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.

Family Story Time

10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Program Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Storytimes
Details:
For ages 2-8.  Join us for Family Story Time.  Enjoy stories, movement activities, songs and more at this early literacy program. ...
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 "All Ages" group.

Health in Motion Bus

12:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Reading Garden - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
Details:
The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County, Health in Motion staff will be on-site to provide no-cost health screenings and referrals for general health and wellness. Nursing staff will help individuals who lack medical insurance find a medi...
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.

Quirky Knitters

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Program Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Clubs, Educational
Details:
Bring your projects, patterns, and questions to Elsie Quirk Library and join the Quirky Knitters for an afternoon of knitting and crochet.  All skill levels welcome.  Registration is not required, so come on in to knit and chat! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Environmental & Gardening
Details:
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. The University of Florida / Institute of Food and Agricultural Serv...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Quirky Readers Book Club

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Clubs, Discussion Groups, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Details:
Looking to try something new and maybe make a friend or two?  Join the library book club!  Today we'll discuss the book "The Good Immigrant: 26 Writers Reflect on America" by Nikesh Shukla and Chimene Suleyman. Bringing together 21 ex...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Teen Room

2:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Dr. Edward James II Meeting Room - Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Clubs, Educational, Games, Movies
Details:
Teens in grades 6 through 12 are welcome to hang out, play games, and more. ...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Teen Room- North Port Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Clubs, Educational
Details:
LAST Stop is a drop-in program designed for teens in 6th through 12th grade to participate in fun activities, talk with friends, have snacks, and play games. The program is open to any teen who agrees to follow the Teen Room Code of Conduct. After fi...

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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 "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Teen Hangout

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Teen Room- William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games
Details:
Come hang out with your friends in the Teen Room at the Venice Public Library. When Blaise, the Teen Librarian, is in there will be crafts, video games, board games and more!  Sometimes Blaise isn't in, so the activities will not be available...
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 "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Read to the Dogs

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Age Group: Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Special Events

Children are invited to read with certified pet therapy dogs. This program encourages conversation and develops reading and communication skills. The dogs love the attention and the kids love the interactions.

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, Technology Instruction, Virtual
Details:
During this Cyber-Seniors webinar, our teen tech mentors will introduce websites and apps you can use to book flights, accommodation, and tours for when you want to travel. Cyber-Seniors is committed to keeping senior citizens socially connected w...
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: Games, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Details:
Play the classic role-playing game with a new group of players/adventurers. Overcome obstacles, defeat monsters, and discover long forgotten treasures. Dungeons & Dragons has helped hone critical and creative thinking for over...
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 "Families" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Book Discussions, Educational, Special Events, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Details:
English for Families is a series of virtual classes designed for caregivers and their children ages 6-12. This series focuses on developing BASIC English vocabulary and literacy skills through fun and interactive storytelling. Classes will be held vi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Meeting Room II - Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Discussion Groups
Details:
Join us in-person as we discuss "Life After Life" by Kate Atkinson for our monthly Book Club! You can find copies in our catalog or copies of the book will be available at the Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library.    ...
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

DIY Boba Tea

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Meeting Room- Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Details:
This can be a stressful time for many teens, and what better way to relax than with a glass of boba tea. Now you can make your own Boba tea and try many flavors at this fun program! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Group Study Room - Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Spanish/En Español, Technology Instruction
Details:
Tech Instruction in Spanish/ Outreach ...

Science Matters

1:45pm - 4:15pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Purpose of Meeting
Creatures of the Deep: We are familiar with many of the more common creatures that live in the ocean, such as whales, dolphins, walruses, and seals to name a few. The ocean also has some of the weirdest or most bizzare creatures ever seen. Let’s ex...
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.

Vermicomposting 101

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Environmental & Gardening, One Book Sarasota, Special Events
Details:
Did you know you can feed worms your kitchen vegetable scraps and they will turn it into rich, nutrient dense black compost gold? UF/IFAS Extension Agent: Randy Penn, Sarasota County Extension, is hosting the workshop on how to compost with WORMS!...
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.

Genealogy Help Session

2:00pm - 4:00pm
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: Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Details:
Have some questions to help with your genealogy help? Please bring your genealogy questions and a laptop/tablet for assistance from a member of the Englewood Genealogical Society! This session will offer assistance to several people. It is not an ...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Teen Room

2:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Dr. Edward James II Meeting Room - Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Clubs, Educational, Games, Movies
Details:
Teens in grades 6 through 12 are welcome to hang out, play games, and more. ...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Teen Room- North Port Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Clubs, Educational
Details:
LAST Stop is a drop-in program designed for teens in 6th through 12th grade to participate in fun activities, talk with friends, have snacks, and play games. The program is open to any teen who agrees to follow the Teen Room Code of Conduct. After fi...

Disclaimer(s)

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