Upcoming Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Teen Book Channel

July 21, 2018
11:00am - 1:00pm
Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Creation Station - Shannon Staub Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Creation Station
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.  ...

Gulf Gate Chess Club

July 21, 2018
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Ages: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Educational, Games
Description:
Chess lovers meet and play chess with other chess lovers. All skill levels are welcome. ...

Concerts in the Libraries: Jazz Trio SRQ

July 21, 2018
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Branch: North Port Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - North Port Library
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Live Music
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 63
Description:
Live music from jazz musicians Jazz Trio SRQ. All ages are invited to groove along with us at North Port Library! ...

Button Making for Music Lovers

July 21, 2018
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Branch: Selby Library
Room: Creation Station - Selby Library
Ages: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Description:
Do you love music? Drop in and create your own pin-back button to show your appreciation. All ages welcome, supplies provided! ...

Chess Club

July 21, 2018
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: North Port Library
Ages: Children, Tweens, Teens, All Ages
Program Type: Clubs, Educational, Games
Description:
All skill levels welcome at this friendly, drop in chess club. ...

Summer Lunch Program

July 23, 2018
12:45pm - 1:15pm
Branch: Selby Library
Ages: Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Description:
Free lunches for anyone up to age 18 will be served in the youth program room June 4-Aug. 3 excluding July 4. Hot lunches are served on Monday through Thursday, and bagged lunches are served on Fridays.   ...

Movie Mondays

July 23, 2018
1:00pm - 3:00pm
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 every Monday through the summer for family movies and refreshments! Stop by the youth department for a full list of movie titles. ...

Open Lab in the Creation Station

July 23, 2018
4:30pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Selby Library
Room: Creation Station - Selby Library
Ages: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Educational, Technology Instruction
Description:
Come use our software and sewing machines on your own personal projects. ...

Teen Advisory Board

July 23, 2018
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Branch: Selby Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Selby Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational
Description:
Teens have the chance to speak out about what they feel is important for them at the library. They will advise on programming and choose prizes for incentive programs.  ...

Teen Gaming Nights

July 23, 2018
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Teen Zone - Gulf Gate Library
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Games
Description:
Make new friends while playing trading card games, video games, board games or just hanging out. FREE refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Gulf Gate Library. A parental permission slip must be on file with the library to play M-rated v...

Summer Lunch Program

July 24, 2018
12:45pm - 1:15pm
Branch: Selby Library
Ages: Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Description:
Free lunches for anyone up to age 18 will be served in the youth program room June 4-Aug. 3 excluding July 4. Hot lunches are served on Monday through Thursday, and bagged lunches are served on Fridays.   ...
Registration
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Creation Station, Games, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Description:
Every week, we will focus on a form of tech, such as Coding Games, Let's MakeyMakey music games, and Introduction to 3D Design! Ages 11-18. Click the titles below to go to register for the specific event. Registration for July and August events be...

YouTube Music Video Party

July 24, 2018
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Branch: Selby Library
Room: Teen Center - Selby Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational
Description:
Watch and share your favorite music videos and see some famous classics. ...

Teen Tech Tuesday

July 24, 2018
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Branch: Venice Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Special Events
Description:
Drop in program. Starting at 3:30pm, teens and tweens will have the opportunity to explore virtual reality worlds with an HTC Vive.   ...

Teen Drama Club

July 24, 2018
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Branch: North Port Library
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Clubs
Description:
It's time to raise the curtain! Join the North Port Library Drama Club as they develop their theatrical skills! For grades 6 - 12. ...

Open Lab in the Creation Station

July 25, 2018
10:30am - 1:30pm
Branch: Selby Library
Room: Creation Station - Selby Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Technology Instruction
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. ...

Summer Lunch Program

July 25, 2018
12:45pm - 1:15pm
Branch: Selby Library
Ages: Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Description:
Free lunches for anyone up to age 18 will be served in the youth program room June 4-Aug. 3 excluding July 4. Hot lunches are served on Monday through Thursday, and bagged lunches are served on Fridays.   ...

Shark Week at the Library

July 25, 2018
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room - North Sarasota Library
Ages: Children, Tweens, Teens, Families
Program Type: Educational, Special Events
Description:
Celebrate Shark Week with us! ...
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Educational, Live Music, Special Events
Description:
Learn about sampling, mixing and arranging your own music using modern techniques and technology like DropMix, GarageBand and more. Seating is limited, tickets will be handed out one hour before the start of the program at the youth desk. Recommended...

Chess Club

July 25, 2018
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Branch: Venice Library
Ages: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games
Description:
Children, tweens, and teens can drop in and learn hot to play chess! ...

Youth Chess Club

July 25, 2018
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room II - North Sarasota Library
Ages: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Clubs, Games
Description:
Join us for an afternoon of strategy and fun! Families and children ages 7+ are welcome! ...

Code with Scratch

July 25, 2018
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Branch: Selby Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Selby Library
Ages: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games, Technology Instruction
Description:
Children ages 8-12 may learn to code with Scratch. Space is available on a first come, first served basis. Pick up a ticket at the youth desk starting 30 minutes before the program. ...

Teen Social Nights

July 25, 2018
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Teen Zone - Gulf Gate Library
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Clubs, Discussion Groups, Games, Movies
Description:
Make new friends while hanging out on the fourth Wednesday of every month. FREE refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Gulf Gate Library. There is no advance registration required. Just show up and have fun. This event is for teens 14-18...

LEGO Club

July 25, 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. Ages 3 and up (younger with caregiver). ...

Button Jewelry

July 25, 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Ages: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Description:
Do you have fond memories of your mother or grandmother having a button tin? Incorporate sentimental buttons from your family or select from hundreds of our buttons to create a fun and fashionable button bracelet of your very own. ...

Teen Advisory Board Meeting

July 25, 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Branch: North Port Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - North Port Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Clubs, Discussion Groups, Volunteer Orientations & Programs
Description:
This program is open to teens and tweens in grades 6-12, and counts as community service hours.  Join our monthly TAB Meeting to discuss & plan upcoming teen events, discuss collection needs, discuss volunteer issues and training, and m...

Inventors' Club

July 25, 2018
6:15pm - 7:15pm
Branch: Selby Library
Room: Creation Station - Selby Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Business & Entrepreneurship, Clubs, Creation Station, Educational, Technology Instruction
Description:
Brainstorm about inventions to solve real world problems. Give input for the Creation Station to help you make your ideas come to fruition with 3-D printing, LittleBits and more. Recommended for fourth through twelfth grades. ...