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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: Arts & Crafts, Virtual
Details:
Meditate as you fold a piece of paper into a beautiful lampshade! Paper folding, called Origami, will calm your restless mind with deep breathing. No worries - it’s simple! Especially when Origami Diva Kuniko guides you through with step-by-step inst...
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: Games, Virtual
Details:
Create a marble maze out of things you have at home, and learn about science and engineering while having fun!   ...
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Virtual
Details:
Using recyclables including plastic bottles and cardboard, etc., this workshop will encourage others to recreate their favorite book characters in three-dimension. Supply list is attached.     ...
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: Educational, Special Events
Details:
Click here to watch DoDad do MORE cool chemistry experiments. Keep checking back... as Dodad keeps working in his lab, we will repost this link for you to see what he's up to all summer.     ...

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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 "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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Families
Program Type: Storytimes, Virtual
Details:
Read, learn, and grow with us! Join us online for a Facebook Live Virtual Storytime. Come and join your favorite librarian from one of our 10 branches! Missed this event? No problem, visit SRQCountyPlay on Facebook for archived videos. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Knit Club (Live)

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Details:
Join host Heather for this relaxing knit club meet up over Zoom.   This virtual program will be hosted in Zoom. Once you register you will be sent a confirmation email with information about using Zoom. 24 hours before the start of you pro...

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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services, Virtual
Details:
MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR MONEY. Regions Bank strives to provide you with the guidance and tools to help you accomplish your unique financial goals. With this seminar, learn how you can break down your financial goals and gain m...
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: Arts & Crafts, Virtual
Details:
Enjoy classes in Creativebug! Access information for Creativebug: Please register here through our Creativebug library database for free access. Email address required for registration. Already registered with Creativ...
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
Details:
Mo invites you into his studio, doodles, and teaches you how to draw Wilbur, the Naked Mole Rat. To download the "Draw Wilbur" activity page, click here. To download the “Pin the Clothes on Wilbur” activity page, c...
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.

Stories with Pets (On Demand)

All Day 7/14 - 7/21
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Storytimes, Virtual
Details:
Enjoy a story read by a Sarasota County Library staff member with their pet. Then have the chance to read your own story to the pet.     ...

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 "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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Families
Program Type: Virtual
Details:
Looking for ways to entertain your little one under five? Watch this quick video for a new activity to keep them engaged and learning!   ...
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.
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
Details:
(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 "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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Educational, Live Music, Performances, Special Events, Storytimes, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
Details:
Join library staff and our cool puppets for live music, stories and more fun surprises. Interact with friends and have a little social time too! This virtual program will be hosted in Zoom. Once you register you will be sent a confirmation email w...

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 "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year)
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services, Storytimes, Virtual
Details:
(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...
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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Educational, Technology Instruction, Virtual
Details:
Registration for this camp is full. If you would like to see more coding or other program opportunities in the fall, please go to this survey and tell us what time would work for you and any other details you would like to provide.   htt...

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.
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: 8
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 "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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Details:
Follow the road to our next mission to the Red Planet. Mars 2020 Perseverance will launch from Kennedy Space Center at the end of July. This online program with NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador Linda McKenna will explain how we are getting to Mars, w...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Virtual
Details:
Join us for a fast and fun craft geared toward adults!     ...
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: Arts & Crafts, Virtual
Details:
Teaching Artist Ellen Goldberg presents a workshop on creating a fabric or fiber-wrapped bracelet.  Using light-weight rope, fabric, threads and ribbons, you can create your one-of-a-kind bracelet!   Supply list is attached. Please ...
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, Health & Human Services, Virtual
Details:
Join SHINE for virtual "Medicare" classes throughout the month of July! Rise and SHINE! A Kitchen Table series where you can learn about Medicare and enjoy your favorite cup of brew! Today learn about Medicare Part D coverage and changes to the d...
This event is in the "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year)
Program Type: Storytimes
Details:
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...
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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Educational, Technology Instruction, Virtual
Details:
Registration for this camp is full. If you would like to see more coding or other program opportunities in the fall, please go to this survey and tell us what time would work for you and any other details you would like to provide.   htt...

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 "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.
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
Details:
(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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Entrepreneurship, Technology Instruction, Virtual
Details:
The American Library Association and Grow with Google bring you tools that help you work and manage your business’ online presence during this time of uncertainty. Learn how customers find your business, how digital skills can help you run your busin...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Author Event, Virtual
Details:
Listen to an interview with Ann Patchett on "This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage " at the 2014 Miami Book Fair, PBS Books, 09/02/15. This content is available from PBS Books through ESBCO Host's Novelist Plus database. Check out more author intervi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Games, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Details:
Want to test your trivia prowess? Join us for online trivia using Zoom and Kahoot! These adult-oriented questions will challenge your brain and keep you entertained!  The theme for this week: Hamilton! Test your knowledge on the play, the...
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 "Families" group.

Facebook Live

10:00am - 10:15am
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Families
Program Type: Storytimes, Virtual
Details:
Read, learn, and grow with us! Join us online for a Facebook Live Virtual Storytime. Come and join your favorite librarian from one of our 10 branches! Missed this event? No problem, visit SRQCountyPlay on Facebook for archived videos. ...