Upcoming Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Teen Room

September 25, 2018
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room - North Sarasota Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Clubs
Description:
Teens in grades 6 through 12 are welcome to hang out, have snacks, play games, and more. ...

Board Game Time

September 25, 2018
3:00pm - 5:30pm
Branch: Selby Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Selby Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games
Description:
Tuesdays, Aug. 14 - Dec. 18 from 3 - 5:30 p.m. Drop in and play a variety of board games including Harry Potter Clue, Ticket to Ride, Munchkin, and more!   ...

Girls Who Code

September 25, 2018
3:15pm - 4:45pm
Registration
Branch: North Port Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Creation Station, Educational, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
Join us weekly for our Girls Who Code Club and create a technology based service project.  Learn technology and leadership in this nationally recognized program. ...

Middle School Service Club

September 25, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Clubs, Volunteer Orientations & Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Description:
Are you in Grades 6-8 and need service hours for school? Club members should plan to attend the monthly meetings and assist with at least one additional program per month. A club agreement can be picked up at your first meeting.   Register...

LEGO Club

September 25, 2018
5:00pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Venice Library
Room: Youth Department - Venice Library
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Families
Program Type: Games
Description:
Work on your own creations or build as a team. We provide the LEGOs, you provide the imagination. ...

Page to Screen Book Club

September 25, 2018
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Tweens
Program Type: Book Discussions, Movies
Description:
Tweens ages 8-12 are invited to join us the last Tuesday of each month for our Page to Screen Tween Book Club!  Stop by the Youth Dept. to pick up a list of upcoming books, then read the book ahead of time before watching the movie. Kids can dis...

Lego Club

September 25, 2018
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Families
Program Type: Clubs, Educational, Games
Description:
Work on your own creations or build as a team. We provide the LEGOs, you provide the imagination. ...

Teen Advisory Board

September 25, 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Story Time - Shannon Staub Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Clubs, Volunteer Orientations & Programs
Description:
Join the Teen Advisory Board to make a difference at your local library and get community service hours. Make decisions about upcoming teen events, the Teen Zone, and the YA collection. Snacks will be provided! TAB volunteers must be in grades 6-1...

Open Lab in the Creation Station

September 26, 2018
10:30am - 1:30pm
Branch: Selby Library
Room: Creation Station - Selby Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Technology Instruction
Description:
Come use our Adobe/ Mac software and sewing machines on your own personal projects. Time slots are filled on a first-come-first-serve basis. ...

Teen Room

September 26, 2018
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room - North Sarasota Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Clubs
Description:
Teens in grades 6 through 12 are welcome to hang out, have snacks, play games, and more. ...

Students Impact! Community Service Club

September 26, 2018
3:00pm - 5:30pm
Branch: North Port Library
Ages: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Clubs, Educational, Volunteer Orientations & Programs
Description:
Students in grades 4-9, join us for friends, fun, food, and some awesome community service! Drop in between 3 and 4:30 p.m. and stay for an hour or more to make a difference in your world. Projects benefit our library, troops, veterans, spe...

Chess Club

September 26, 2018
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Branch: Venice Library
Ages: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games
Description:
Children, tweens, and teens can drop in and learn how to play chess! ...

Growing Young readers and Writers

September 26, 2018
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Ages: Children, Tweens, Teens, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Environmental & Gardening, Storytimes
Description:
A club for kids who love reading, writing, and nature! Five weekly sessions using nature as inspiration. For ages 7 and up. ...

LEGO Club

September 26, 2018
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Branch: North Port Library
Ages: Children, Tweens, Teens, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Clubs, Games
Description:
Work on your own creations or build as a team. We provide the LEGOs, you provide the imagination! For ages 8 and up; younger children may attend with a caregiver. ...

Teen Advisory Board Meeting

September 26, 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Branch: North Port Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Clubs, Discussion Groups, Volunteer Orientations & Programs
Description:
This program is open to teens and tweens in grades 6-12, and counts as community service hours.  Join our monthly TAB Meeting to discuss & plan upcoming teen events, discuss collection needs, discuss volunteer issues and training, and m...

Coding with a Cause

September 26, 2018
6:15pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Selby Library
Ages: Children, Tweens, Teens, All Ages
Program Type: Business & Entrepreneurship, Clubs, Discussion Groups, Educational, Games, Technology Instruction
Description:
Coding with a Cause Learn to code and make a statement!  Recommended for third grade and up. Wednesdays, Sept. 12 - Oct. 24 6:15 - 7:00 p.m. in the Teen Center   ...

Teen Room

September 27, 2018
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room - North Sarasota Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Clubs
Description:
Teens in grades 6 through 12 are welcome to hang out, have snacks, play games, and more. ...

Video Gaming and more!

September 27, 2018
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Branch: Selby Library
Room: Teen Center - Selby Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games
Description:
Drop in and play games on PlayStation, Nintendo Switch and Wii. Recommended for ages 11-18. Special appearances: September - Dash robot and GoPro cameras October - Microscope slide-viewing and VIVE Virtual Reality system November - D...

Teen Advisory Board Meeting

September 27, 2018
4:30pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Computer Lab - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Clubs, Volunteer Orientations & Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Join us for a discussion about making the library a better place for teens! We will discuss programming, volunteering opportunities, and more. Snacks are provided, and the meeting can count toward volunteer hours if you are registered as a library vo...

D.I.Y. (Do-It-Yourself) Time!

September 27, 2018
5:00pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Selby Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Selby Library
Ages: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Educational
Description:
Drop-in arts and crafts with a splash of science! All programs are free and recommended for ages 6 and  up. Children under 8 years old may require parent or caregiver assistance at some programs. Families and adults attending independently are a...

Movie Night

September 27, 2018
5:00pm - 7:30pm
Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room - North Sarasota Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Movies
Description:
  Join us for our monthly movie night! ...

Family Game Night

September 27, 2018
5:00pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Venice Library
Room: Youth Department - Venice Library
Ages: Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Families
Program Type: Games
Description:
Join us for our weekly family board game night! We will supply various games for all ages but feel free to bring your own favorite to share! ...

Coding Club

September 27, 2018
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Ages: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Clubs, Creation Station, Technology Instruction
Description:
Learn to code at your own pace in a fun, stress-free environment! Design games with Scratch, create your own invention with littleBits, build your own computer with Raspberry Pi, or build and program LEGO robots. This club is recommended fo...

Family Movie Night

September 27, 2018
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Children, Tweens, Teens, Families
Program Type: Movies
Description:
Join us for a monthly movie night the last Thursday of each month. Stop by the library or call to get the movie choice for this month. Popcorn and drinks will be provided. The meeting room can be chilly, so a light jacket or sweater is re...

Introduction to Sewing

September 27, 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Branch: Selby Library
Room: Creation Station - Selby Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Description:
Learn the fundamentals of sewing, from threading the machine to finishing touches. Make and take an item sewn by you! Materials are provided, class is free! ...

Open Lab with Cricut

September 28, 2018
10:30am - 1:30pm
Branch: Selby Library
Room: Creation Station - Selby Library
Ages: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Educational, Technology Instruction
Description:
Come use our Adobe/ Mac software, sewing machines and craft supplies on your own personal projects. Time slots are filled on a first-come-first-serve basis. Friday Showcase: During Friday Open Labs in September we will have our Cricut paper cutt...

Teen Room

September 28, 2018
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room - North Sarasota Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Clubs
Description:
Teens in grades 6 through 12 are welcome to hang out, have snacks, play games, and more. ...