Upcoming Events

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Program Type
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This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Rotunda - Selby Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Art Displays & Exhibits
Event Description:
Whoever Saves a Single Life...Rescuers of Jews During the Holocaust  showcases some of those rare -but exceedingly important-instances where people fought to safeguard their Jewish fellow citizens during the Holocaust.   Exhibit provi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Master Gardener Plant Clinic

April 6, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Environmental & Gardening
Event Description:
Want to learn more about Florida-Friendly gardens, composting, or citrus trees? Need a plant or insect identified? On the first and third Monday mornings of every month, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Gulf Gate Library hosts the Master Gardener Plant...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

SHINE Counseling

April 6, 2020
10:00am - 2:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
SHINE counselors provide free, unbiased and confidential counseling to Medicare beneficiaries, their caregivers and those soon to be eligible. To locate a SHINE counseling site or community event near you visit www.floridashine.org or call the Elder...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

SHINE MEDICARE

April 6, 2020
10:00am - 4:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Conference Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
Free unbiased counseling for Medicare from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  For Medicare appointments call the Elder Help Line at 1-866-413-5337 to request a referral to a SHINE Medicare Counselor.     ...

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.

Chair Yoga with Jule for Adults

April 6, 2020
10:15am - 11:15am
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
Join us for Chair Yoga with Jule! Interested in yoga but not sure where to start? Join Jule as she takes you through a chair yoga class! Ages 18 and up. REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR EACH SESSION. Wear comfortable clothes and bring water. ...
This event is in the "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.

Forty Carrots: Partners In Play®

April 6, 2020
10:15am - 11:15am
Cancelled
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years)
Program Type: Educational, Storytimes
Event Description:
Enjoy special uninterrupted play time with your child in our drop-in FREE Partners In Play® (PIP) parenting education groups. Meet our Friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots can help you enhance your parenting skills even more. H...
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.

Story Time

April 6, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Cancelled
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Description:
  Join us for stories,songs,rhymes,crafts and other fun activities for the whole family! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Alzheimer's Association: Caregiver College

April 6, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
Event Description:
When it comes to dementia caregiving, knowledge is power. Join us for a series of interactive educational classes to help you build your caregiver tool kit. April 6 NUTRITION & WELLNESS. Speaker: Licensed Dietician from the Sarasota Memori...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

AARP Tax Aide

April 6, 2020
10:30am - 2:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Tax Help
Event Description:
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free assistance for federal returns. By appointment only. You must schedule your appointment in person at Elsie Quirk Library's front desk. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Zumba Gold Chair with Daisy

April 6, 2020
11:00am - 11:45am
Registration
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Dr. Edward James II Meeting Room - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Zumba Gold Chair is exercise in disguise. It is a 35 - 45 minute high-energy, fun, joyful and friendly fitness class for anyone who wants to exercise sitting down - in a chair.  Be prepared to sweat, laugh, and leave with a smile on your face!&n...
This event is in the "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.

Forty Carrots: Partners In Play®

April 6, 2020
11:45am - 12:45pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years)
Program Type: Educational, Storytimes
Event Description:
Enjoy special uninterrupted play time with your child in our drop-in FREE Partners In Play® (PIP) parenting education groups. Meet our Friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots can help you enhance your parenting skills even more. H...
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

VPL Chess Club

April 6, 2020
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Conference Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Clubs, Educational, Games
Event Description:
VPL patrons playing chess and teaching the game to others ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Adult Creation Station Workshop: Sewing

April 6, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Conference Room #139 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creation Station
Event Description:
Learn how to use the library's sewing machines and make your own tissue holder! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

AARP Tax Help

April 6, 2020
2:00pm - 6:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Tax Help
Event Description:
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free assistance for federal returns.  ...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

After School Excitement

April 6, 2020
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Clubs, Creation Station, Discussion Groups, Educational, Games, Movies, Special Events
Event Description:
Come create, play, or just relax at the library after school.  Our Teen Room is open from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. when school is in session for registered teens and tweens in grades 6 - 12.  Participants have access to our board and video gam...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

AARP Income Tax Assistance

April 6, 2020
3:00pm - 7:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Tax Help
Event Description:
Volunteers from the AARP Tax Aide Program will be available for free individual tax preparation and e-filing. Any age/income level welcome. Please bring a photo ID (required), and any other documents that apply. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Spanish Learning Group

April 6, 2020
3:15pm - 4:45pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Spanish/En Español
Event Description:
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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 "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.

Read with the Dogs

April 6, 2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Meeting Room II - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years)
Program Type: Educational, Storytimes
Event Description:
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. ...

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.

Knit and Crocheting Group

April 6, 2020
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Learn to knit or crochet! All ages and skill levels welcome! It is recommended to bring your own yarn and needles. Instructor-supplied yarns remain with the instructor weekly until piece is completed. Needles are supplied and remain with the instruct...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Page to Screen: Murder on the Orient Express

April 6, 2020
4:15pm - 6:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Teen Center - Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Book Discussions, Educational, Movies
Event Description:
Monthly book discussion for tweens and teens. Instead of reading the book first and watching the movie adaptation second, we will watch the movie first, then read and discuss the book at the next meeting. Snacks will be provided. Each month’s movie s...

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 "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.

Open Lab in the Creation Station

April 6, 2020
4:30pm - 7:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Self-guided time in the Creation Station. use our Adobe/ Mac software, sewing machines, craft supplies and more for your own personal projects.  ...
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.

Chess Club

April 6, 2020
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Clubs, Games
Event Description:
The chess club is an opportunity to play friendly games of chess in a low-stress environment. Patrons of all ages and levels are welcome to come, as help is given to those who need it! Chess boards and pieces will be provided. Registration is re...

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.

Monday Night Movies

April 6, 2020
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Event Description:
Come and watch a feature-length movie on our big screen.  Contact the library for movie titles. ...
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Educational, Spanish/En Español
Event Description:
This class is for Spanish speakers, who want to improve their English skills in speaking, and understanding English, with emphasis on correct pronunciation. Students must be able to speak some basic English. Class meets once a week, Monday evenings, ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Master Gardener Plant Clinic

April 7, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Environmental & Gardening
Event Description:
Want to learn more about Florida-Friendly gardens, composting, or citrus trees? Need a plant or insect identified? Homeowners can receive research-based lawn, landscape and pest management help from the University of Florida. These sessions are made ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

AARP Tax Help

April 7, 2020
10:00am - 1:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Tax Help
Event Description:
Tax help.  Please note AARP volunteers at the library begin assisting the final client of the day 30 minutes to one hour before the last time listed. ...