Upcoming Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Teen Room

November 19, 2018
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Clubs
Event Description:
Teens in grades 6 through 12 are welcome to hang out, have snacks, play games, and more. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Sarasota County prohibits discrimination in all services, programs or activities. View the complete policy at scgov.net/ADA.

Read with the Dogs

November 19, 2018
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room II - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Children, Tweens
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 interaction. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Sarasota County prohibits discrimination in all services, programs or activities. View the complete policy at scgov.net/ADA.

Teen Room

November 20, 2018
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Clubs
Event Description:
Teens in grades 6 through 12 are welcome to hang out, have snacks, play games, and more. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Sarasota County prohibits discrimination in all services, programs or activities. View the complete policy at scgov.net/ADA.

Board Game Time

November 20, 2018
3:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games
Event 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!   ...

Teen Writers Circle

November 20, 2018
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Teen Zone - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Clubs
Event Description:
This group is great for teens who love creative writing. Some things that our meetings will cover include: designing characters, writing short stories (or even long ones!), poetry, plotlines, group projects, story prompts, games, and more! All teens ...

Girls Who Code

November 20, 2018
3:15pm - 4:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Creation Station, Educational, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event 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. ...

Read with the Dogs

November 20, 2018
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational
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. Register at the youth desk upon arrival....

Middle School Service Club

November 20, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Clubs, Volunteer Orientations & Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event 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...

DIY Dog Toys

November 20, 2018
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Learn how to make dog toys from old t-shirts in this great upcycling project. They will then be donated to a local animal shelter! Materials available, or bring your old shirts to create your own custom dog toys! All ages ...

Lego Club

November 20, 2018
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Families
Program Type: Clubs, Educational, Games
Event Description:
Work on your own creations or build as a team. We provide the LEGOs, you provide the imagination. ...

Teen Anime Club: Cuisine

November 20, 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Teen Zone - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Clubs
Event Description:
Watch anime, eat snacks and explore Japanese culture! Teen programs are recommended for grades 6-12. *Join educator Kate O'Hara as we taste the flavors of Japan like ramen and miso and design our very own sushi rolls! Just in time for...

Disclaimer(s)

Sarasota County prohibits discrimination in all services, programs or activities. View the complete policy at scgov.net/ADA.

Open Lab in the Creation Station

November 21, 2018
10:30am - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Creation Station - Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Technology Instruction
Event 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. ...

Seasonal Crafts

November 21, 2018
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Toddlers, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Come and enjoy yourself at the library. Get a chance to create seasonal crafts and decorations for ages 2 to 11. Craft materials are provided by the Friends of Gulf Gate Library. ...

Diggers Club

November 21, 2018
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room II - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Clubs, Educational, Environmental & Gardening
Event Description:
Join us the third Wednesday of every month this fall to learn about gardening and the environment. Experience a deeper enjoyment of our library’s Reading Garden through crafts, experiments, interactive activities and more. Explore your “natural” crea...

Disclaimer(s)

Sarasota County prohibits discrimination in all services, programs or activities. View the complete policy at scgov.net/ADA.

Libraries Closed Thanksgiving Holiday

November 22, 2018
6:00am - 10:00pm
Branches:
Elsie Quirk Library, Osprey Library at Historic Spanish Point, Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library, Fruitville Library, Gulf Gate Library, North Port Library, North Sarasota Library, Selby Library, Shannon Staub Library, William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library

Libraries Closed Thanksgiving Holiday

November 23, 2018
6:00am - 10:00pm
Branches:
Elsie Quirk Library, Osprey Library at Historic Spanish Point, Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library, Fruitville Library, Gulf Gate Library, North Port Library, North Sarasota Library, Selby Library, Shannon Staub Library, William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library

Pocketful of Rascals

November 24, 2018
11:00am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Story Time - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Creation Station, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Join the production team of the library's teen podcast "A Pocketful of Rascals" to talk about your interests and record your thoughts on our radio show.  Teen programs are recommended for grades 6-12.  ...

Open Lab in the Creation Station

November 24, 2018
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Creation Station - Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Technology Instruction
Event 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

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

Disclaimer(s)

Sarasota County prohibits discrimination in all services, programs or activities. View the complete policy at scgov.net/ADA.

Read with the Dogs

November 26, 2018
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room II - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Children, Tweens
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 interaction. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Sarasota County prohibits discrimination in all services, programs or activities. View the complete policy at scgov.net/ADA.

Anime/Manga Club

November 26, 2018
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Fruitville Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Clubs, Movies
Event Description:
Do you want to share your anime/manga obsession with other Otaku? Come to the club! We will enjoy talking about Japanese culture, eating Japanese snacks, and of course, watching anime! Come to the youth desk to sign up and fill out a permission slip....

Teen Room

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

Disclaimer(s)

Sarasota County prohibits discrimination in all services, programs or activities. View the complete policy at scgov.net/ADA.

Board Game Time

November 27, 2018
3:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games
Event 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!   ...

Teen Writers Circle

November 27, 2018
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Teen Zone - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Clubs
Event Description:
This group is great for teens who love creative writing. Some things that our meetings will cover include: designing characters, writing short stories (or even long ones!), poetry, plotlines, group projects, story prompts, games, and more! All teens ...

Girls Who Code

November 27, 2018
3:15pm - 4:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Creation Station, Educational, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event 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

November 27, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Clubs, Volunteer Orientations & Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event 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...

Page to Screen Book Club

November 27, 2018
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Tweens
Program Type: Book Discussions, Movies
Event 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...