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This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Virtual
Details:
Meditate as you fold a piece of paper into a beautiful lampshade! Paper folding, called Origami, will calm your restless mind with deep breathing. No worries - it’s simple! Especially when Origami Diva Kuniko guides you through with step-by-step inst...
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Virtual
Details:
Enjoy classes in Creativebug! Access information for Creativebug: Please register here through our Creativebug library database for free access. Email address required for registration. Already registered with Creativ...
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
Details:
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 "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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Entrepreneurship, Technology Instruction, Virtual
Details:
Value Line is an online database that gives investors and market researchers access to professional quality data and research tools.    ...
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Virtual
Details:
Enjoy classes in Creativebug! Access information for Creativebug: Please register here through our Creativebug library database for free access. Email address required for registration. Already registered with Creativ...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Discussion Groups, Educational, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Details:
Join Joanna Fox as she guides you through the process of creative writing of vignettes.  Tweens and teens can join this Zoom Conference Room to imagine their story and its artful expression.  This virtual program will be hosted in Z...

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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.
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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Live Music
Details:
The Sarasota Music Archive presents The Art of Piano Playing Summer Series: Insightful Commentary and Performances by Professional Pianists Watch the Livestream of these events at  https://tinyurl.com/yban2blz  the&nb...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Discussion Groups, Educational, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Details:
Explore prompts to start the journey of writing a memoir, and have the chance to share a piece of your story. This virtual program will be hosted in Zoom. Once you register you will be sent a confirmation email with information about using Zoom. ...

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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.
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 "All Ages" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Games, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Details:
Want to test your trivia prowess? Join us for online trivia using Zoom and Kahoot! These teen/adult-oriented questions will challenge your brain and keep you entertained!  The theme for this week: This or That! Pokemon or Medicine? RPG sp...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services, Virtual
Details:
Do you have any concerns about your financial identity or cyber security in a crisis time like now? Join our online workshop to learn ways to protect your identity and to identify scams in this challenging time. Or ask our instructor a que...
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 "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Discussion Groups, Educational, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Details:
Make your stories come to life with voice acting. Get some hints and practice a few lines in preparation for reading a public domain or your own story that we may record and produce for Storycasts in our digital library (https://storycasts.libsy...

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.
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 "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Virtual
Details:
Enjoy classes in Creativebug! Access information for Creativebug: Please register here through our Creativebug library database for free access. Email address required for registration. Already registered with Creativ...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Discussion Groups, Educational, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Details:
Learn about free or inexpensive ways to record and publish audio files of public domain stories, your stories, interviews and more. Tweens, teens and adults can join this Zoom Conference Room to imagine their story and its artful expression...

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.
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...