Upcoming Events

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Program Type
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This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Flood Mitigation and Grant Workshop

February 22, 2020
10:15am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational
Event Description:
Will review structural and non-structural activities to reduce flood loss as well as a review of any current or potential Federal or State Grant opportunities available at this time. Sessions led by Sarasota County Desiree (Des) Companion, Commun...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

AARP Tax Aide

February 22, 2020
12:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Spanish/En Español
Event Description:
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free assistance for federal returns. By appointment only. You must schedule your appointment in person at Elsie Quirk Library's front desk. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Colette Project: Screening of "Colette"

February 22, 2020
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Movies
Event Description:
The Colette Project Sarasota. Film Screening: Colette (in English) (2018; dir. Wash Westmoreland, 111 min.) This recent biopic stars Keira Knightly as the young Colette struggling for recognition as a writer when her husband takes credit...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

OverDrive and cloudLibrary Help Desk

February 22, 2020
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Study Room 1-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...
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.

Game Mania!

February 22, 2020
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Games, Special Events
Event Description:
Get in the game! Players of all ages are invited to challenge friends and family in an exciting afternoon of community entertainment. Take your pick from our huge inventory of tabletop board games and arcade adventures including basketball, cornho...
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.

Creation Station Drop-In

February 23, 2020
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Selby Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station
Event Description:
Explore a selection of Creation Station tech, and create a different project each week!     ...

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.

Creation Station Drop in Program: Virtual Reality

February 23, 2020
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creation Station
Event Description:
Explore a different Creation Station Experience each week! Feb 23: Explore virtual reality with the Oculus Quest headset! Limited time per person, per session.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

OverDrive and cloudLibrary Help Desk

February 24, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public 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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

SHINE MEDICARE

February 24, 2020
10:00am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: North Port Public 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. - 4:00 p.m.  For Medicare appointments call the Elder Help Line at 1-866-413-5337 to request a referral to a SHINE Medicare Counselor.     ...

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.

Great Decisions Discussion Group

February 24, 2020
10:15am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational
Event Description:
Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs. The name is shared by a national civic-education program, briefing book and television series administered and produced by the Foreign Policy Association. The Great Decisions p...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Alzheimer's Association: Caregiver College

February 24, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Event Description:
When it comes to dementia caregiving, knowledge is power. Join us for a series of interactive educational classes to help you build your caregiver tool kit. February 24 UNDERSTANDING & RESPONDING TO DEMENTIA-RELATED BEHAVIOR: Learn to decode ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

AARP Tax Aide

February 24, 2020
10:30am - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Tax Help
Event Description:
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free assistance for federal returns. By appointment only. You must schedule your appointment in person at Elsie Quirk Library's front desk. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Zumba Gold Chair with Daisy

February 24, 2020
11:00am - 11:45am
Registration
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Dr. Edward James II Meeting Room - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Zumba Gold Chair is exercise in disguise. It is a 35 - 45 minute high-energy, fun, joyful and friendly fitness class for anyone who wants to exercise sitting down - in a chair.  Be prepared to sweat, laugh, and leave with a smile on your face!&n...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Genealogy, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Interested in genealogy or building your family tree? Let us help! Visit our genealogy volunteer for one-on-one assistance. See the Reference Desk for more information. (Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are preferred. Call 941-861-1744 ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Spanish Learning Group

February 24, 2020
3:15pm - 4:15pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Spanish/En Español
Event Description:
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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 "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.

Open Lab in the Creation Station

February 24, 2020
4:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Self-guided time in the Creation Station. use our Adobe/ Mac software, sewing machines, craft supplies and more for your own personal projects.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

How to Make Your Home Age-Friendly

February 24, 2020
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Environmental & Gardening, Health & Human Services
Event Description:
The design of houses can impact the ability of residents to stay at home as they age or following a short- or long-term disability. To better support these populations, Sarasota County has implemented a voluntary recognition program for residential u...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Calligraphy Class

February 25, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Educational
Event Description:
This class is designed for anyone who has the desire to learn to create beautiful lettering.  No previous experience is required.  The student will work on both upper and lower case lettering and then learn layout so that he/she will be abl...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

OverDrive and cloudLibrary Help Desk

February 25, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public 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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Flood Zone Workshop

February 25, 2020
10:15am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Conference Room - North Port 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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

E-BOOK AND LIBRARY RESOURCES HELP DESK

February 25, 2020
11:00am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Drop in for assistance using library technology including e-Books and audiobooks from Overdrive/Libby, Cloud Library, and Hoopla. Bring your tablet, laptop, e-reader or smartphone to one of Selby Public Library's Tuesday sessions where you can l...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Chess Club

February 25, 2020
11:30am - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Clubs
Event Description:
Weekly meeting of local chess enthusiasts. Join in the fun! Questions? Call Heather at 941-861-1273. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

E-help

February 25, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Help with laptops, cell phones ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Tech Time Tuesdays @Venice Library

February 25, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Community Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Open time for questions, sharing solutions Bring your device and library staff will try to answer your questions in an informal group setting.   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

e-Help

February 25, 2020
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Come get advice and help with how to use your electronic gadgets such as cell phones, tablets.  Meet at table in public area near the Reference Desk.  First come, first serve. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

File Management

February 25, 2020
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Learning Lab - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
After learning computer basics, the student is ready to learn File Management. The basics of file creating and organizing will be demonstrated. Learn how to create new Folders, Files, to move files into subfolders, and to move subfolders into a Root ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Master Gardeners

February 25, 2020
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Conference Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Environmental & Gardening
Event Description:
Want to learn more about Florida-Friendly gardens, composting, or citrus trees? Need a plant or insect identified? Every Tuesday the library hosts a Plant Clinic where homeowners can receive research-based lawn, landscape and pest management help fro...

Disclaimer(s)

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