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Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Centennial, Educational, Environmental & Gardening, Virtual
Details:
ON DEMAND VIDEO: If you missed Wilma Holley's (UF/IFAS) presentation, "Gardening & Landscaping to Attract Birds and Butterflies" back in June, please click the video below to watch her 1-hour program. Filled with excellent information on what ...

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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, Virtual
Details:
Dinner on the Deck: 3 Course Meal Join us, in this exclusive summer dinner cooking class. From Grilled Peach and Prosciutto Salad to Grilled Lemon and Artichoke Chicken over Arugula finished with Smores Brownies, this meal is bound to bring c...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Just Move with Daisy (Live)

10:00am - 10:45am
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Human Services, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 36
Details:
  Just Move is exercise in disguise! It is a 35-45 minute high-energy, fun, joyful, and friendly virtual fitness class for anyone who wants to exercise sitting down-in a chair. Be prepared to sweat, laugh, and leave with a smile on your face!...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services, Lectures, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 79
Details:
Celebrate the ADA Anniversary with us!  We will be joined by Stephanie James, Learning Design Manager at the University of South Florida - St. Petersburg, Southeastern Guide Dog Puppy Raiser and Assistant Area Coordinator who will tell us wha...
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.

e-Help

10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Details:
Bring a few questions and your smartphone, tablet or laptop. Space and staff are limited.   We also have access to many Digital Library Tutorials, which include amazing online guides (video and typed). These tutorials include: e-B...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Group Study Room - Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Spanish/En Español, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Details:
¿Quiere aprender más sobre... correo electrónico uso de computadoras uso de dispositivos móviles cómo descargar libros electrónicos cómo adjuntar un documento o una foto cómo usar MS Word, Excel, y más? ¡Reserve una sesión en ...
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.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Movie Matinee

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Movies
Details:
Watch a movie on the big screen! We'll watch a different movie every week. July focuses on family friendly films. In August, we will resume our movies for adults. The schedule for July is attached as a flyer and includes a brief description of ...
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.

e-Help

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Details:
Bring a few questions and your smartphone, tablet or laptop. Space and staff are limited.   We also have access to many Digital Library Tutorials, which include amazing online guides (video and typed). These tutorials include: e-B...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Yak and Yarn

10:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Clubs, Discussion Groups
Details:
Come and socialize with fellow knitting, crocheting and sewing enthusiasts! All levels welcome. Bring your current project to work on. ...
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.

Quirky Knitters

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Program Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Clubs, Educational
Details:
Bring your projects, patterns, and questions to Elsie Quirk Library and join the Quirky Knitters for an afternoon of knitting and crochet.  All skill levels welcome.  Registration is not required, so come on in to knit and chat! ...
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.

e-Help

10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Details:
Bring a few questions and your smartphone, tablet or laptop. Space and staff are limited.   We also have access to many Digital Library Tutorials, which include amazing online guides (video and typed). These tutorials include: e-B...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Just Move with Daisy (Live)

10:00am - 10:45am
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Human Services, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 36
Details:
  Just Move is exercise in disguise! It is a 35-45 minute high-energy, fun, joyful, and friendly virtual fitness class for anyone who wants to exercise sitting down-in a chair. Be prepared to sweat, laugh, and leave with a smile on your face!...
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: 5
Details:
Join us for our monthly book club that delves deep into mysteries!  Each month we will explore a different genre within the mystery book category, such as Nordic Noir, Cozy, Thriller, Historical and Private Eye. Read some old favorites and disc...
This event is in the "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.
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 "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: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Meeting Room- 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), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Live Music, Performances, Special Events
Details:
Join us for a free show for all ages on the grounds of Shannon Staub Library and the Suncoast Technical College! Florida Studio Theatre presents On The Road Again: A Family Musical Road Trip, a cabaret style performance that will take famil...

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 "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

e-Help

10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Details:
Bring a few questions and your smartphone, tablet or laptop. Space and staff are limited.   We also have access to many Digital Library Tutorials, which include amazing online guides (video and typed). These tutorials include: e-B...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Community Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Details:
Today's Class focus is on the Library website & App Want your technology questions answered? Every Tuesday, we have Tech Help classes in our Community room from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. Each class will be based off a general subject. Classes&n...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Group Study Room - Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Spanish/En Español, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Details:
¿Quiere aprender más sobre... correo electrónico uso de computadoras uso de dispositivos móviles cómo descargar libros electrónicos cómo adjuntar un documento o una foto cómo usar MS Word, Excel, y más? ¡Reserve una sesión en ...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Community Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Details:
Join for a relaxing sketch session! Each session we'll talk about fundamentals of sketching and do some practice sketches. Follow along or bring your own reference pictures and practice your sketching skills! This session we're going to practice m...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Book-a-Tech Librarian

10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Details:
Do you want to learn more about... email using a computer your smart device downloading eBooks MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and more? Sign up for a 30 minute session with one of our Librarians! To register stop by the Circulation D...
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.

Owl Pellet Dissection

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families
Program Type: Educational, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Details:
Have you ever wondered what Barn Owls eat? Let's take a closer look and examine their pellets. We will also discuss the natural history of the barn owl, learn what pellet dissection is, and what is commonly found in pellets. Presented by D...
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.

e-Help

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Details:
Bring a few questions and your smartphone, tablet or laptop. Space and staff are limited.   We also have access to many Digital Library Tutorials, which include amazing online guides (video and typed). These tutorials include: e-B...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Wednesday Night Movies

5:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Movies
Details:
Come and watch a feature-length movie on our big screen.  Contact the library for movie titles. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Veranda Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Karen Kreisler is a certified meditation, yoga, health and wellness instructor with over ten years of teaching experience. Karen believes that the combination of movement of the body, breathing and calming the mind provide amazing health be...