Upcoming Events

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Program Type
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ArtCart

January 23, 2019
10:00am - 7:45pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station
Event Description:
Keep calm and create. Current self-directed projects include: embroidery and friendship bracelets, beads, origami, mini artworks, crochet and color pencils.  Ask for the cart at the youth desk. ...

Flood Zone Map Changes Workshop

January 23, 2019
10:15am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Conference Room #139 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational
Event Description:
Who should attend:  Anyone who has questions about flood risks, zones, insurance regulations and pending map changes: especially residents, professional lenders, insurance agents and realtors. The first 20 minutes will be an informative prese...

Open Lab in the Creation Station

January 23, 2019
10:30am - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Creation Station - Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), 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. ...

OverDrive and cloudLibrary Help Desk

January 23, 2019
2:45pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Learning Lab - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Drop in to get assistance with and ask questions about downloading library books to your computer and other devices, such as the Kindle, Nook, iPad, iPod, iPhone and Android phones and tablets. Please check in at the Reference Desk when you arrive...
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Learning Lab - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Join us to learn about and practice using all the cool things a Google/Gmail account allows you to do. This class is aimed at the Medium to Advanced User. It's also primarily for those with Android devices or Windows 10 computers. Bring your ...

E-Help with Bob

January 24, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Computer Lab - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Event Description:
   Ask Bob, our local Windows expert, any questions about your PC or Laptop. ...

ArtCart

January 24, 2019
10:00am - 7:45pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station
Event Description:
Keep calm and create. Current self-directed projects include: embroidery and friendship bracelets, beads, origami, mini artworks, crochet and color pencils.  Ask for the cart at the youth desk. ...
Registration
Library Branch: Additional Locations
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Author Event, Book Discussions, One Book Sarasota
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
This is an Offsite program taking place at The Venice Theater.   In this lecture, David Grann, author of the One Book One Community 2019 selection Killers of the Flower Moon,  illuminates how the struggle for Native Ame...

Yoga Workshop: Breathe and Stretch

January 24, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Room: Community Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Special Events
Registration Required
Event Description:
This six-week workshop introduces or deepens knowledge of mindful meditation, breath work and body alignment. it is designed for any person, regardless of age, body type, disability or gender. At the end of six weeks, this body positive and safe...

Master Gardener Plant Clinic

January 24, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Conference Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Environmental & Gardening
Event Description:
Sarasota County Extension Services Master Gardeners are here to help folks identify plants, flowers, etc. as well as care for them.  Get expert advice on your landscaping needs. ...

OverDrive and cloudLibrary Help Desk

January 24, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Learning Lab - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Drop in to get assistance with and ask questions about downloading library books to your computer and other devices, such as the Kindle, Nook, iPad, iPod, iPhone and Android phones and tablets. Please check in at the Reference Desk when you arrive...

Thursday Movies

January 24, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Lectures, Movies
Event Description:
Are you a movie buff? Interested in watching critically acclaimed films and learning a little bit about the movie industry as well? Every Thursday will include a famous movie ranging from Hollywood's past or around the world and a brief introductory ...

Legal Aid Drop-in Assistance

January 24, 2019
3:30pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Conference Room - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
Event Description:
Free 15 minute drop-in legal assistance will be offered on the following topics: Landlord/Tenant, Probate, Debt  Collections/Bankruptcy, Guardianships, Family Law. Sign up is available at the Information Services,  drop-...
Registration
Library Branch: Additional Locations
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Author Event, Book Discussions, One Book Sarasota
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Description:
This is an Offsite program taking place at The Municipal Auditorium in Sarasota.   In this lecture, David Grann, author of the One Book One Community 2019 selection Killers of the Flower Moon,  illuminates how the strug...

Intro to Word

January 25, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Computer Lab - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Learn how to create a document, use the toolbar to select font, point size, color, and more.  You will also learn how to save and print your letter or document and insert pictures or photos into the text. Must be proficient with keyboard...

ArtCart

January 25, 2019
10:00am - 4:45pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station
Event Description:
Keep calm and create. Current self-directed projects include: embroidery and friendship bracelets, beads, origami, mini artworks, crochet and color pencils.  Ask for the cart at the youth desk. ...

Introduction to Genealogy Research

January 25, 2019
10:30am - 12:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Conference Room #139 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Learn about genealogy research through Ancestry, Heritage Quest, and other databases. Students need names, dates, and locations of people to be researched on the databases. Bring your own thumb drive for articles to be printed. ...

Open Lab in the Creation Station

January 25, 2019
10:30am - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Creation Station - Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), 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. ...

Basic Conversational Spanish Class for Beginners

January 25, 2019
11:30am - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Library
Room: Meeting Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Spanish/En Español
Registration Required
Event Description:
Hola! Come and learn basic conversational Spanish with instructor Dan Duffy. This class is for persons who know little or no Spanish. Mr. Duffy is a winter resident of Englewood and a career educator. Senor Duffy will be using the book "Spanish i...

Advanced Genealogy Research

January 25, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Conference Room #139 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
The 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm genealogy session requires previous training from the introductory class at 10:30 am -12:30 pm. One on one research assistance will be available for advanced students. Students need names, dates, and locations ...

Ask Jack

January 25, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Jack, The Computer Guy, will explain how your computer works and why it doesn't. ...

Isha Yoga and Meditation

January 25, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: North Port Library
Room: Juliano Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
Find your inner peace through guided meditation with volunteers from the Isha Foundation. ...

Adult Craft Workshop

January 25, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room II - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Valentine's Cards. Can't find the perfect card? Come make one with us! All supplies provided. Registration recommended as space is limited. Registration begins Wednesday January 2 at 10 a.m. To register call 941-861-1360 or stop by the Information De...

Spanish Reading Group

January 25, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Library
Room: Conference Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational, Spanish/En Español
Event Description:
This is a class for those who have had the beginner’s class, as well as any others who can read/speak basic Spanish. Reading is at the beginning Intermediate level, and consists of Spanish stories, translating them, and working on pronunciation and g...

ArtCart

January 26, 2019
10:00am - 4:45pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station
Event Description:
Keep calm and create. Current self-directed projects include: embroidery and friendship bracelets, beads, origami, mini artworks, crochet and color pencils.  Ask for the cart at the youth desk. ...

OverDrive and cloudLibrary Help Desk

January 28, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Learning Lab - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Drop in to get assistance with and ask questions about downloading library books to your computer and other devices, such as the Kindle, Nook, iPad, iPod, iPhone and Android phones and tablets. Please check in at the Reference Desk when you arrive...

SHINE

January 28, 2019
10:00am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: North Port 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. -1:00 p.m.  Then from 1:00-4:00 p.m. there will be free enrollment into the Health Connector (health insurance enrollment) for those ages 64 and under.  For Medicare appointments call th...