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Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Families, All Ages
Program Type: Centennial, Special Events
Details:
Celebrate the past with a modern twist! The Ringling Brothers started off with a simple juggling act that eventually led to The Greatest Show on Earth. Watch as Gerard Tricarico present a high energy juggling and illusion show in celebration of Sa...
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Trivia Walk Series 3

All Day 6/2 - 6/23
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public 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: Centennial, Educational, Games
Details:
Celebrate 100 years of Sarasota County with our fun trivia series.  Stop by the Elsie Quirk Library to pick up your answer card or download a copy from this event listing.  Then stroll the walkway around outside of the Elsie Quirk...
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.

Weaving Through the Years

06/10/2021 @ 10:00am - 07/09/2021 @ 5:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Centennial, Creation Station, Virtual
Details:
Learn through this virtual program how traditional crafting combined with new technology can be used to create handwoven crafts from Mug Rugs to Wall Hangings and more. You will also learn how to weave your own bookmark. Pick up "Make at Home" kits a...
This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.
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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Families
Program Type: Art Displays & Exhibits, Arts & Crafts, Centennial, Creation Station, Educational, Special Events
Details:
All Aboard! Calling families with creative kids of all ages! Join us for our Sarasota Circus Train Build-a-Thon in honor of our county’s Centennial and circus history.  Fast-track on over to the Children’s Room at the Jacaranda Library ...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Book Discussions, Educational, Virtual
Details:
Teen Book Tastings is a video series of book recommendations across various genres for teenagers. Join us each month for a different theme! This month's theme is LGBTQIA+. Click the files to the right of this description for a PDF of book recommen...

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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 "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.
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: Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Book Discussions, Centennial, Educational, Virtual
Details:
There’s a book for everyone in this fast-paced presentation of 100 books related to Sarasota County. Connections will range from local authors to local content and more. ...
This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.
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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Families
Program Type: Art Displays & Exhibits, Arts & Crafts, Centennial, Creation Station, Educational, Special Events
Details:
All Aboard! Calling families with creative kids of all ages! Join us for our Sarasota Circus Train Build-a-Thon in honor of our county’s Centennial and circus history.  Fast-track on over to the Children’s Room at the Jacaranda Library betwee...
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 "Families" group.

Crafternoons for Kids

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
Come to the Children's Dept. for drop-in arts and crafts for elementary-aged children. Sessions are offered at 1, 2, & 3 p.m. with 24 participants per session. Masks are recommended.  ...

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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 "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.
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This event is in the "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
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This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
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This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Chalk Full of Tales

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public 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), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Art Displays & Exhibits, Arts & Crafts, Games, Special Events
Details:
Join us for adventures, activities, and more as we add some color to the floor! Grab some chalk outside and find your socially distanced place, then draw a story that can be seen from space!   Cancellation due to weather will be announced ...
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.
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 "Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Age Group: Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Special Events, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Details:
Calling all families with readers! Our dog friends from the Suncoast Humane Society are returning to the Jacaranda Library, and they want you to read to them! These gentle furry friends are certified pet therapy dogs, and children are encoura...
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.
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 "Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Age Group: Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Special Events, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Details:
Calling all families with readers! Our dog friends from the Suncoast Humane Society are returning to the Jacaranda Library, and they want you to read to them! These gentle furry friends are certified pet therapy dogs, and children are encoura...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Book Discussions, Educational, Virtual
Details:
Teen Book Tastings is a video series of book recommendations across various genres for teenagers. Join us each month for a different theme! This month's theme is LGBTQIA+. Click the files to the right of this description for a PDF of book recommen...

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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 "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.
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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Families
Program Type: Art Displays & Exhibits, Arts & Crafts, Centennial, Creation Station, Educational, Special Events
Details:
All Aboard! Calling families with creative kids of all ages! Join us for our Sarasota Circus Train Build-a-Thon in honor of our county’s Centennial and circus history.  Fast-track on over to the Children’s Room at the Jacaranda Library betwee...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Book Discussions, Educational, Virtual
Details:
Teen Book Tastings is a video series of book recommendations across various genres for teenagers. Join us each month for a different theme! This month's theme is LGBTQIA+. Click the files to the right of this description for a PDF of book recommen...

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 "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.
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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Families
Program Type: Art Displays & Exhibits, Arts & Crafts, Centennial, Creation Station, Educational, Special Events
Details:
All Aboard! Calling families with creative kids of all ages! Join us for our Sarasota Circus Train Build-a-Thon in honor of our county’s Centennial and circus history.  Fast-track on over to the Children’s Room at the Jacaranda Library betwee...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Hula Hooping -Teen/Tween

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Games, Health & Human Services
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Details:
Ages 9-18. Taught by Amy Raspiller, Hoop Connections combines creativity, amazing tricks/Illusions, and movement with hula hoops and music. Come prepared to have fun, be creative, and maybe laugh a little, too! Online registration is required.  ...

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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 "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.
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 "Families" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Read to the Dogs

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Age Group: Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families, All Ages
Program Type: Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5

Children are invited to read with certified pet therapy dogs. This program encourages conversation and develops reading and communication skills. The dogs love the attention and the kids love the interactions.

This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Book Discussions, Educational, Virtual
Details:
Teen Book Tastings is a video series of book recommendations across various genres for teenagers. Join us each month for a different theme! This month's theme is LGBTQIA+. Click the files to the right of this description for a PDF of book recommen...

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 "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.
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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Families
Program Type: Art Displays & Exhibits, Arts & Crafts, Centennial, Creation Station, Educational, Special Events
Details:
All Aboard! Calling families with creative kids of all ages! Join us for our Sarasota Circus Train Build-a-Thon in honor of our county’s Centennial and circus history.  Fast-track on over to the Children’s Room at the Jacaranda Library betwee...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families
Program Type: Educational, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 32
Details:
This summer, our NASA programs will focus on Tales of Tails in science. Presenters: NASA Solar System Ambassadors Linda McKenna and Mark Brown Our NASA Ambassadors will take us on a journey through the universe to learn about the all the o...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years)
Program Type: Book Discussions, Discussion Groups, Educational, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Details:
This a monthly book club for tweens, looking for fun and exciting books to read and discuss with other kids. As with every Primary Readers, each book club will meet to discuss characters, themes and how it is applicable to their life. This mo...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Book Discussions, Educational, Virtual
Details:
Teen Book Tastings is a video series of book recommendations across various genres for teenagers. Join us each month for a different theme! This month's theme is LGBTQIA+. Click the files to the right of this description for a PDF of book recommen...

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 "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.
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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Families
Program Type: Art Displays & Exhibits, Arts & Crafts, Centennial, Creation Station, Educational, Special Events
Details:
All Aboard! Calling families with creative kids of all ages! Join us for our Sarasota Circus Train Build-a-Thon in honor of our county’s Centennial and circus history.  Fast-track on over to the Children’s Room at the Jacaranda Library betwee...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Teen Anime Club (LIVE)

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Discussions, Clubs, Creation Station, Discussion Groups, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Details:
Have you been missing our monthly anime club? We have too! Join us online for a virtual session of Teen Anime Club. This virtual program will be hosted in Zoom. Once you register you will be sent a confirmation email with information about using Z...

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