Upcoming Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Family Stories and More

September 25, 2018
10:30am - 11:15am
Branch: Selby Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Selby Library
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Health & Human Services, Live Music, Performances, Storytimes
Description:
Books, puppets, songs, dance and more surprises. Geared for ages 3-5, but all are welcome to join the fun. Enjoy special guest Adrianne Pezzella on Oct. 30  for “Fun To Be Fit Kids.” Tuesdays, Aug. 28 - Dec. 11 with a break on Nov. 20...

40 Carrots - Partners in Play Session #2

September 25, 2018
11:45am - 12:45pm
Branch: North Port Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - North Port Library
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Storytimes
Description:
Come join 40 carrots for a time of sharing and meaningful play. ...

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. ...

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. ...

Forty Carrots- Partners in Play

September 26, 2018
10:15am - 11:15am
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Families
Program Type: Educational
Description:
Enjoy special uninterrupted play time with your child in our drop-in FREE Partners In Play® (PIP) parenting education groups. Meet our Friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots can help you enhance your parenting skills even more. H...

Forty Carrots- Partners in Play

September 26, 2018
11:45am - 12:45pm
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Families
Program Type: Educational
Description:
Enjoy special uninterrupted play time with your child in our drop-in FREE Partners In Play® (PIP) parenting education groups. Meet our Friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots can help you enhance your parenting skills even more. H...

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. ...

Baby Time

September 27, 2018
10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Ages: Babies, Children, Families
Program Type: Educational, Storytimes
Description:
Early literacy begins at birth. Bond with your baby through stories, songs, parachute time and peek-a-boo scarf songs. For ages 0-2 years old. ...

Partners In Play®

September 27, 2018
10:15am - 11:15am
Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Families
Program Type: Educational
Description:
Enjoy special uninterrupted play time with your child in our drop-in FREE Partners In Play® (PIP) parenting education groups. Meet our Friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots can help you enhance your parenting skills even more. H...

Family Storytime

September 27, 2018
10:30am - 11:15am
Branch: Elsie Quirk Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Elsie Quirk
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Interact and participate with your child in a variety of early literacy activities that include music, movement, crafts and school readiness activities. ...

Toddler Time

September 27, 2018
10:30am - 11:00am
Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Ages: Toddlers, Children, Families
Program Type: Educational, Storytimes
Description:
 Featuring great stories, singing, dancing, and movement activities young children learn valuable skills and enjoy being with other children. For ages 2-3. ...

Story Time

September 27, 2018
11:00am - 11:30am
Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Storytimes
Description:
 Join us for a fun-filled morning of reading, songs, dancing, learning Kindergarten readiness skills and craft activities. For ages 3-6. ...

Partners In Play®

September 27, 2018
11:45am - 12:45pm
Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Families
Program Type: Educational
Description:
Enjoy special uninterrupted play time with your child in our drop-in FREE Partners In Play® (PIP) parenting education groups. Meet our Friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots can help you enhance your parenting skills even more. H...

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...

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! ...

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...

Storytime

September 28, 2018
10:15am - 11:15am
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Children, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Preschoolers, ages 2 ½ - 5 and their parent, guardian or caregiver are invited to join us for stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes, and crafts. There is a different theme every week. ...

Woven Coaster Making

September 29, 2018
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: Selby Library
Room: Creation Station - Selby Library
Ages: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station
Description:
Visit the Creation Station to weave a coaster out of yarn! ...

Partners in Play

October 1, 2018
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Story Time - Shannon Staub Library
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Games, Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy special uninterrupted play time with your child in our drop-in FREE Partners In Play® (PIP) parenting education groups. Meet our Friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots can help you enhance your parenting skills even more. H...

LEGO Club

October 1, 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. ...

Reading Buddies

October 1, 2018
6:15pm - 7:15pm
Branch: Selby Library
Ages: Children, Teens, Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Educational
Description:
Children may drop in to read aloud with a teen or adult volunteer. Stickers and prizes are rewarded for reading. Sessions are available based on a first come, first served basis. Recommended for ages 6 and up. Mondays, Sept, 17 - Dec....

Forty Carrots Partners in Play

October 2, 2018
10:15am - 11:15am
Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room II - North Sarasota Library
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Families
Program Type: Educational, Storytimes
Description:
For mobile babies to 5 years old. Drop in to enjoy special play time with your child, meet our friendly Parenting Educators. Discover how Forty Carrots Family Center can help you enjoy parenting even more! ...

Family Stories and More

October 2, 2018
10:30am - 11:15am
Branch: Selby Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Selby Library
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Health & Human Services, Live Music, Performances, Storytimes
Description:
Books, puppets, songs, dance and more surprises. Geared for ages 3-5, but all are welcome to join the fun. Enjoy special guest Adrianne Pezzella on Oct. 30  for “Fun To Be Fit Kids.” Tuesdays, Aug. 28 - Dec. 11 with a break on Nov. 20...

40 Carrots - Partners in Play Session #2

October 2, 2018
11:45am - 12:45pm
Branch: North Port Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - North Port Library
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Storytimes
Description:
Come join 40 carrots for a time of sharing and meaningful play. ...