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This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Tech Help via Zoom (Live)

May 26, 2020
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
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 "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.

Stories with Pets Virtual (On Demand)

May 26, 2020
7:00pm - 7:15pm
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
Event Description:
Listen to a story with a pet who loves to read. Then have the chance to read or tell a story for the pet. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Discussions, Performances, Virtual
Event Description:
Drop by for your daily dose of poetry. Staff members read and share their favorite poems, with a new selection each day. Get to know your library staff while exploring the world of poetry!     ...
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Medicare Fraud & Abuse During COVID-19 (Live)

May 27, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services, Virtual
Event Description:
Join us from your kitchen table as S.H.I.N.E. (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) staff talk about Medicare Fraud & Abuse During COVID-19.   You will need to register in advance for this webinar by clicking HERE.   &n...
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: Book Discussions, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
What’s everyone been reading lately? Find out in this fun, informal, virtual book club and discussion! We will talk about light and easy reads for this discussion.  Check out our list of recommendations that you can find as an ebook if you'...
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: Business & Entrepreneurship, Educational, Lectures, Technology Instruction, Virtual
Event Description:
Make the Leap to Ecommerce Hosted by Shopify & Grow with Google Shopify, a leader in ecommerce solutions, is partnering with Grow with Google OnAir for a webinar to help small businesses looking to take the leap online. We will explore reso...
This event is in the "Families" group.

Zoom Trivia Night! (Live)

May 27, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Families
Program Type: Educational, Games, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
Want to test your trivia prowess? Join us for online trivia using Zoom! These family-friendly questions will challenge your brain and keep you entertained!  The theme for this week is: Sarasota County Libraries! Yes, these quizzes will be abou...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Discussions, Performances, Virtual
Event Description:
Drop by for your daily dose of poetry. Staff members read and share their favorite poems, with a new selection each day. Get to know your library staff while exploring the world of poetry!   ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Facebook LIVE with Historical Resources

May 28, 2020
10:00am - 10:15am
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Virtual
Event Description:
Join us for a Facebook LIVE with Historical Resources staff!  Historical Resources Director Rob Bendus and Jorge Spector will be discussing Preservation Month and highlighting several downtown buildings. May is dedicated to National...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Book Discussions, Clubs, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Join us as we discuss young adult graphic novels. A new book every week!   For this meeting, we will be discussing Batman: Nightwalker The Graphic Novel, adapted by Stuart Moore and illustrated by Chris Wildgoose.   See the...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Discussions, Performances, Virtual
Event Description:
Drop by for your daily dose of poetry. Staff members read and share their favorite poems, with a new selection each day. Get to know your library staff while exploring the world of poetry! ...
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 "Families" group.

Family Fun Line: Storytime (Live)

May 29, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Families
Program Type: Special Events, Storytimes, Virtual
Event Description:
Looking for a quick pick-me-up? Call 941-861-1745 every Friday to hear from a live staff member and bring five minutes of joy to your day! Include the whole family to spread the fun. For the best experience, we suggest calling the line with your l...
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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
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: Educational, Games, Performances, Special Events, Virtual
Event Description:
Looking for a quick pick-me-up? Call 941-861-1745 every Friday to hear from a live staff member and bring five minutes of joy to your day! Include the whole family to spread the fun. For the best experience, we suggest calling the line with your l...
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.

Bedtime Stories Virtual Program (On Demand)

May 29, 2020
7:00pm - 7:15pm
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Description:
Enjoy this series of readings of calming bedtime picture book stories offered each week for preschool and younger children. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Discussions, Performances, Virtual
Event Description:
Drop by for your daily dose of poetry. Staff members read and share their favorite poems, with a new selection each day. Get to know your library staff while exploring the world of poetry! ...
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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families
Program Type: Educational, Virtual
Event Description:
World Book is an online encyclopedia that connects you with tons of interesting information. Whether you’re looking to research, learn, or explore, World Book has a resource for you.   ...
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 "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.

Virtual Meet the Pets! (Live)

May 30, 2020
10:00am - 10:45am
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
Animal lovers unite! All ages can join this Zoom Conference Room to meet and greet pets and their caregivers. Have the chance to share something funny or interesting about your pet and ask questions about other people's pets. No pet of your own? Join...

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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.

Try Zoom! (Live)

May 30, 2020
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational, Technology Instruction, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Want to try Zoom? Many of our library programs are moving to Zoom Conference Rooms so that you can enjoy the company of nice people in your community and stay safe during these challenging times. You may have noticed that many other organizations are...

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 "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Discussions, Performances, Virtual
Event Description:
Drop by for your daily dose of poetry. Staff members read and share their favorite poems, with a new selection each day. Get to know your library staff while exploring the world of poetry! ...
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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Virtual
Event Description:
Explora is a research database that helps you find sources of information on various topics.  You can read articles, short stories, comics and books, or watch videos on almost any topic!     ...
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: Author Event, Virtual
Event Description:
Welcome to the Storyman Virtual Reading Series, in which I'm reading selections of my work for students, educators, librarians, and readers of all kinds around the world. Today's installment comes from VIOLENT ENDS, a novel told in 17 points of view....
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Entrepreneurship, Technology Instruction, Virtual
Event Description:
Microsoft® Office Publisher is a desktop publishing software application capable of producing greeting cards, certificates, newsletters, and other printed publications. Publisher includes a large collection of templates that provide a great way to st...
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.

FORTY CARROTS: STUDIO 40 (LIVE)

June 1, 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Educational, Storytimes, Virtual
Event Description:
(1-5 years old) a FREE group hosted via the ZOOM platform featuring a captivating program of art, music, movement, science and other creative activities. A magical time where parents and children play, learn and discover together. The Zoom ...
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.
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.
Registration
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), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational, Technology Instruction, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Want to try Zoom? Many of our youth library programs are moving to Zoom Conference Rooms so that you and your children can enjoy the company of nice people in your community and stay safe during these challenging times. You may have noticed that many...

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.

FORTY CARROTS: WOW- WELCOME TO OUR WORLD (LIVE)

June 1, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Description:
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...

Breakspot Lunch

June 1, 2020
12:15pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Juliano Room - North Port Library
Purpose of Meeting
Summer lunch for people 18 years old and under. ...
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.

Virtual Chess Club (LIve)

June 1, 2020
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Clubs, Games, Virtual
Event Description:
Join library staff and fellow county residents for online chess. All skill levels are welcome! Register for an account for chess.com to participate. To join our chess club, email Robert at rcamastro@scgov.net with the subject line “Online C...