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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, Games, Technology Instruction, Virtual
Details:
Learn how to play games like Scrabble, Bridge, and Chess online with friends! Cyber-Seniors is committed to keeping senior citizens socially connected while remaining safe in their homes. Seniors can join a variety of live programs ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Virtual
Details:
Here's 11 titles from Library Journal-  a mix of history, social science, and memoir, that offer facts and reflections on systemic racial injustice as well as ways to channel feeling into action.  When They Call You a Terrorist: A B...
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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Virtual
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Have fun in a dramatic way! Dramatic Learning online program includes Classics and original scripts, skits, monologues and lesson plans.   https://www.worldbookonline.com/dramaticlearning/home?subacct=P0782 ...
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Technology Instruction, Virtual
Details:
In this presentation Cyber-Seniors Mentors take you through how to create a Facebook account, how to use Facebook, how to adjust your Facebook privacy setting and how to delete your Facebook account. Cyber-Seniors is committed to keeping senior ci...
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.
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: Educational, Virtual
Details:
Novelist is a GREAT resource to find fiction or non-fiction reading recommendations! Locate books to read by describing a plot or find similar titles and authors for books already enjoyed. Novelist contains book reviews and book lists for all ages: c...
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, Environmental & Gardening, Virtual
Details:
Are you interested in reducing your energy and water bills at home? Check out our Do-It-Yourself Audit Kits today to learn how you can improve your home’s efficiency and save money! Sarasota County offers Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Energy and Water ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services, Virtual
Details:
Join SHINE for virtual "Medicare" classes throughout the month of July! This class join SHINE from your kitchen table as we talk about Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) options available in Florida. Register in advance for this webinar:...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Details:
Staff from Sarasota County Historical Resources share ideas for ways that you can preserve your treasured items at home. You will learn the steps to take to protect your family’s history as well as get some tips and tricks for making it a f...
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, Virtual
Details:
Sure, you could "experiment" in the kitchen with your new, electric multicooker, the great tool that it is for working professionals, busy parents and active seniors. But, better to learn the basics in our easy, 45 minute class, where we'll show you ...
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.
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: Clubs, Games, Virtual
Details:
Join library staff and fellow county residents for online chess. All skill levels are welcome! Register for an account for chess.com to participate. To join our chess club, email Robert at rcamastro@scgov.net with the subject line “Online C...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Author Event, Virtual
Details:
Listen to an interview with Dr. Cornel West and Christa Buschendorf on "Black Prophetic Fire" at the 2014 Miami Book Fair, PBS Books, 09/02/15. This content is available from PBS Books through ESBCO Host's Novelist Plus database. Check out more autho...
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, Genealogy, Virtual
Details:
Discover more about your family with HeritageQuest. HeritageQuest is a database of genealogical sources, local and family histories, and research aids. It contains records for individuals in more than 60 countries, with coverage dating back to the 17...
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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Environmental & Gardening, Virtual
Details:
This webinar, part of our Earth Day 50th anniversary series, looks at the foundations of sustainability, programs and policies from local governments and agencies, and actions you can take. From UF/IFAS Extension Manatee and Sarasota county offices. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Business & Entrepreneurship, Educational, Virtual
Details:
Excel is a spreadsheet program that allows you to store, organize, and analyze information. While you may believe Excel is only used by certain people to process complicated data, anyone can learn how to take advantage of the program's powerful featu...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Details:
What’s everyone been reading lately? Find out in this fun, informal, virtual book club and discussion! This week we will be talking about Horror/Ghost Stories! . You can read the same book as the presenter, a book that fits the theme, or drop-in with...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
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 "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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 36
Details:
Follow the road to our next mission to the Red Planet. Mars 2020 Perseverance will launch from Kennedy Space Center at the end of July. This online program with NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador Linda McKenna will explain how we are getting to Mars, w...
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services, Virtual
Details:
Join SHINE for virtual "Medicare" classes throughout the month of July! Rise and SHINE! A Kitchen Table series where you can learn about Medicare and enjoy your favorite cup of brew! Today learn about Medicare Part D coverage and changes to the d...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Author Event, Virtual
Details:
Listen to an interview with Ann Patchett on "This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage " at the 2014 Miami Book Fair, PBS Books, 09/02/15. This content is available from PBS Books through ESBCO Host's Novelist Plus database. Check out more author intervi...
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.
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. ...
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.
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: Clubs, Games, Virtual
Details:
Join library staff and fellow county residents for online chess. All skill levels are welcome! Register for an account for chess.com to participate. To join our chess club, email Robert at rcamastro@scgov.net with the subject line “Online C...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Details:
We will be reading and discussing "The Orphan's Tale" by Pam Jenoff in this virtual edition of the Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library's book club!  Copies of the book will be available for pickup at the Betty J. Johnson North...
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:
In this Cyber-Seniors Tech Session you will learn what online music is, learn about different music apps and how to find the free versions and  the paid subscription services. Cyber-Seniors is committed to keeping senior citizens socially con...
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, Virtual
Details:
NewsBank is a news media archive that consolidates articles from newspapers, blogs, broadcast transcripts, and more into one place. With tens of millions of articles available, NewsBank is one of the most comprehensive news databases in the world. ...