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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.

Fast Fun For Little Ones (On Demand)

June 2, 2020
8:00am - 9:00am
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.

FORTY CARROTS: CARROT TALK (LIVE)

June 2, 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: 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 "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 "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), Families, All Ages
Program Type: Health & Human Services, Live Music, Performances, Special Events, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Details:
Find yourself moving and grooving to live music with Flint on the chapman stick while certified ecstatic dance instructor, Rachel gives fun prompts to engage everyone in a joyful dance exploration. Say hi to your friends and ...

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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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Environmental & Gardening, Virtual
Details:
Are you frustrated by mosquitoes in your yard? Not only do mosquitoes deliver an annoying bite, but infected mosquitoes have the potential to transfer diseases to humans and animals through their bite. In this program you will learn about the life cy...
This event is in the "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.

FORTY CARROTS: BABY YOGA (LIVE)

June 2, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Tech Help via Zoom (Live)

June 2, 2020
1:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
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 "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.

Creativity Club (Live)

June 2, 2020
4:00pm - 4:45pm
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: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Discussion Groups, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Details:
Do you love arts and crafts? Join a group of creative people and share ideas and things you have been working on. Then watch short demos and get some new ideas from library staff including projects in our database, Creative Bug. This virtual ...

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.
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)

June 2, 2020
6:30pm - 7:15pm
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
Details:
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 "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 (Video Coming Soon!)

June 2, 2020
7:00pm - 7:15pm
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Storytimes
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. Video coming soon! ...

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.
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: Job Search Assistance, Virtual
Details:
Virtual Resume-Writing Workshop   Follow along in this virtual workshop where you will learn how to write your first resume or get tips on how to refresh your current resume using library resources such as the CareerTransitions database. ...
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: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services, Performances, Virtual
Details:
Join Adrianne Pezzella for her popular Sarasota show, Fun to Be Fit Kids. This show will become available on Wednesday, June 3 at 10 a.m. and will be accessible for one week.  ...
This event is in the "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.

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

June 3, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
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 "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.

ROAR! WITH FORTY CARROTS (LIVE)

June 3, 2020
12:30pm - 1:30pm
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 "Families" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Zoom Trivia Night! (Live)

June 3, 2020
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Families, All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Games, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
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: General Trivia! Test your knowledge of geography, histor...
This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.

FORTY CARROTS: PARTNERS IN MOVEMENT (LIVE)

June 4, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services, Storytimes, Virtual
Details:
(2 years -5 Years old): Yoga, Dance, Gymnastics and more.  This virtual group is for both parents and children to explore a child’s world while supporting fitness, emotional well-being and building social interaction skills.  The Zoom ...
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.

Mid-Morning Poetry Lab (Live)

June 4, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Discussion Groups, Performances, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Details:
Express yourself in an online workshop environment. Receive writing prompts and general inspiration from different presenters and your fellow poets, with ample time to write and share. Theme: Your Favorite Prompts Come to this meeting prepared ...
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:
In his first LUNCH DOODLE, Mo welcomes you into his studio at home and guides you through drawing activities using one of his favorite characters as inspiration! To download this episode’s activity page, click here.     ...
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: CARROT TALK (LIVE)

June 4, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
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 "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Educational, Performances, Storytimes, Virtual
Details:
Join Katie Adams for a beautiful series of puppet shows featuring classic fairy tales. This show will become available on Thursday, June 4 at 2 p.m. and will be accessible for one week.  ...
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
Details:
Join us as we discuss young adult graphic novels. A new book every week!   For this meeting, we will be discussing Lumberjanes Vol. 1: Beware The Kitten Holy by Noelle Stevenson, Shannon Watters, Grace Ellis, and Brooklyn 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.
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.

Summer Kick-off Dance Party for All (Live)

June 4, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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: Health & Human Services, Live Music, Performances, Special Events, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 79
Details:
Find yourself moving and grooving to live music with local dance band, Meteoreyes! Kids can bring their stuffed animals to dance along, and we'll give them the chance to be in the spotlight.  "When I hear a groovy beat, I'm full of ...

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: 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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Technology Instruction, Virtual
Details:
Cyber-Seniors is committed to keeping senior citizens socially connected while remaining safe in their homes. Seniors can join a variety of live programs FOR FREE including online seminars (using ZOOM), or a one-on-one session. In addition,...
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 "Families" group.

Baby Time! (Live)

June 5, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Storytimes, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Details:
Meet baby friends and hang out with their cool caregivers, parents, and grandparents! Take turns waving hello, then sing along and bounce with other happy babies. Enjoy rhymes and a little book to brighten your day.  This virtu...

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 "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)

June 5, 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
Details:
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.

ROAR! WITH FORTY CARROTS (LIVE)

June 5, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
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 ...