Upcoming Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Sing Along with Miss Vicki

February 19, 2019
10:15am - 10:45am
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Room: Storytime Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Description:
Caregivers and children join in singing nursery song and folk son favorites. ...

40 Carrots: Partners in Play

February 19, 2019
10:15am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: North Port Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Description:

For mobile babies to 5 years old. Drop in to enjoy special play time with your child, meet our friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots Family Center can help you enjoy parenting even more. Space is limited, pick up a ticket at the Youth Desk the day of the event.

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LEGOs at the Library

February 19, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Room: Storytime Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families
Program Type: Games
Event Description:
Work on your own creations or build as a team. We provide the LEGOs, you provide the imagination. ...

Read with a Stuffed Animal Buddy

February 20, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Room: Storytime Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Description:
Caregivers and children will be able to select a stuffed animal buddy and coordinating book for some special one-on-one time with one another. ...

Pre-School Story Time

February 25, 2019
11:00am - 11:45pm
Library Branch: North Port Library
Age Group: Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Description:
For 2 1/2 to 5 years with caregivers. Join us for stories, rhymes, and music. Concludes with a craft. ...

LEGOs at the Library

February 25, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Room: Storytime Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families
Program Type: Games
Event Description:
Work on your own creations or build as a team. We provide the LEGOs, you provide the imagination. ...

40 Carrots: Partners in Play

February 26, 2019
10:15am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: North Port Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Description:

For mobile babies to 5 years old. Drop in to enjoy special play time with your child, meet our friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots Family Center can help you enjoy parenting even more. Space is limited, pick up a ticket at the Youth Desk the day of the event.

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LEGOs at the Library

February 26, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Room: Storytime Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families
Program Type: Games
Event Description:
Work on your own creations or build as a team. We provide the LEGOs, you provide the imagination. ...

Children's Bug Program

March 2, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Special Events
Event Description:
Explore the exciting world of insects as presented by the University of Florida /IFAS Extension Service of Sarasota! ...

Pre-School Story Time

March 4, 2019
11:00am - 11:45pm
Library Branch: North Port Library
Age Group: Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Description:
For 2 1/2 to 5 years with caregivers. Join us for stories, rhymes, and music. Concludes with a craft. ...

40 Carrots: Partners in Play

March 5, 2019
10:15am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: North Port Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Description:

For mobile babies to 5 years old. Drop in to enjoy special play time with your child, meet our friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots Family Center can help you enjoy parenting even more. Space is limited, pick up a ticket at the Youth Desk the day of the event.

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Fun to be Fit Kids!

March 7, 2019
10:30pm - 11:30pm
Library Branch: North Port Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Description:

Fun To Be Fit Kids is a music and movement program for children and their caregivers to attend together. Classes are designed for children and their caregiver(s) to send quality time together singing, dancing, getting some exercise and having fun!

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Pre-School Story Time

March 11, 2019
11:00am - 11:45pm
Library Branch: North Port Library
Age Group: Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Description:
For 2 1/2 to 5 years with caregivers. Join us for stories, rhymes, and music. Concludes with a craft. ...

40 Carrots: Partners in Play

March 12, 2019
10:15am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: North Port Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Description:

For mobile babies to 5 years old. Drop in to enjoy special play time with your child, meet our friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots Family Center can help you enjoy parenting even more. Space is limited, pick up a ticket at the Youth Desk the day of the event.

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Fun To Be Fit Kids

March 14, 2019
10:15am - 11:15am
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Room: Community Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Description:
Fun To Be Fit Kids is a music and movement program for children and their caregivers to attend together. Classes are designed for children and their caregiver(s) to send quality time together singing, dancing, getting some exercise and having fun! ...

Magic School Bus: A Playlit Adventure

March 16, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Special Events, Storytimes
Event Description:
A special role-playing adventure with STEAM, craft, and game stations based on the popular book series. Recommended for ages 4 and up. ...

Pre-School Story Time

March 18, 2019
11:00am - 11:45pm
Library Branch: North Port Library
Age Group: Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Description:
For 2 1/2 to 5 years with caregivers. Join us for stories, rhymes, and music. Concludes with a craft. ...

Meet and Greet T-Rex Storytime

March 19, 2019
10:15am - 11:15am
Library Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room II - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Special Events, Storytimes
Event Description:
Enjoy a selection of dinosaur-themed stories, and then join us for Dinosaur Dance Time where we get down and boogie with a real-life dinosaur. Pick out a free book to take home with you at the end of the program! ...

Spring Break Hooping Mania

March 22, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Description:
Join Amy the Hoop Lady for hula hooping fun! Please get your ticket at the youth desk, as there is limited space. ...

Storytime with The Ringling

March 22, 2019
11:00am - 11:45am
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Special Events, Storytimes
Event Description:
Join us for a morning storytime program, designed to engage toddlers and preschoolers in activities that connect art with early literacy. Program presented by The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. For ages 0-6. ...

Pre-School Story Time

March 25, 2019
11:00am - 11:45pm
Library Branch: North Port Library
Age Group: Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Description:
For 2 1/2 to 5 years with caregivers. Join us for stories, rhymes, and music. Concludes with a craft. ...

40 Carrots: Partners in Play

March 26, 2019
10:15am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: North Port Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Description:

For mobile babies to 5 years old. Drop in to enjoy special play time with your child, meet our friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots Family Center can help you enjoy parenting even more. Space is limited, pick up a ticket at the Youth Desk the day of the event.

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Story Time

March 29, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Description:
For children 18 months to 5 years old and their caregivers. Interact with your child in a variety of early literacy activities including music, movement, stories, crafts and games. ...

Pre-School Story Time

April 1, 2019
11:00am - 11:45pm
Library Branch: North Port Library
Age Group: Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Description:
For 2 1/2 to 5 years with caregivers. Join us for stories, rhymes, and music. Concludes with a craft. ...

40 Carrots: Partners in Play

April 2, 2019
10:15am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: North Port Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Description:

For mobile babies to 5 years old. Drop in to enjoy special play time with your child, meet our friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots Family Center can help you enjoy parenting even more. Space is limited, pick up a ticket at the Youth Desk the day of the event.

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Wiggles and Giggles

April 5, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Special Events, Storytimes
Event Description:
Enjoy fun, engaging, and interactive activities with your child that help develop early literacy skills. Presented by Born to Read. For ages 0-4 years old.    ...

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Springtime Story Time

April 6, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Performances, Special Events, Storytimes
Event Description:
Celebrate National Library Week with a springtime story time with special guest Strega Nona.  ...