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Centennial Scavenger Hunt

All Day 4/1 - 5/1
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Centennial, Special Events
Details:
The Venice Chamber of Commerce and the William H Jervey Jr. Venice Public library invite you to join us for a Centennial Scavenger Hunt. Download the Scavify app Search for Venice Quest Join the Centennial Scavenger Hunt. The first 100...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Centennial Scavenger Hunt

All Day 4/1 - 5/1
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Centennial, Special Events
Details:
The Venice Chamber of Commerce and the William H Jervey Jr. Venice Public library invite you to join us for a Centennial Scavenger Hunt. Download the Scavify app Search for Venice Quest Join the Centennial Scavenger Hunt. The first 100...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Centennial - "Walk Through Sarasota History"

04/05/2021 @ 10:00am - 04/30/2021 @ 4:00pm
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Centennial, Educational
Details:
Take a stroll while learning about the history that occured right in your backyard!  Fruitville Library presents "Walk Through Sarasota History", an engaging display of interesting Sarasota historical tidbits placed along the path of our reading...
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.
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: Art Displays & Exhibits, Arts & Crafts, Centennial, Educational, Games, Special Events
Details:
Drop by the Children's Room at the Jacaranda Public Library any time between April 12 and April 17 to join in our egg egg-stravaganza! We'll be celebrating Sarasota County's Centennial and the diverse cultural heritage of Sarasota County's citizen...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
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Library Branch: Osprey Public Library at Historic Spanish Point
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Centennial, Educational, Lectures
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 10
Details:
Please join John McCarthy, VP of Historic Spanish Point campus, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and JonThaxton, Senior VP of Gulf Coast Community Foundation, former Sarasota County Commissioner, and lifelong Osprey resident in a lively coversation on t...
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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Centennial, Virtual
Details:
Join Anna Kate from Selby Public Library as she bakes desserts and other goodies that were popular over the last 100 years! New videos uploaded on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, March – June. Music in videos by Ben Sound.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
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Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Centennial, Lectures, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Details:
In this presentation, architect Michael Halflants will present a range of recent housing designs completed by his office for Sarasota and the Rosemary District. He will also discuss the challenges of working with Sarasota's zoning code as i...
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.
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Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Rotunda - Selby Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Art Displays & Exhibits, Author Event, Book Discussions, Centennial
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Details:
Art in Common Places presents: A reading and Q&A with Kathryn and Jerome Chesley. From its birth as the center of ranching, to its growth into a city center, this community has traveled down many roads, bridges and walkways to get us to the Saras...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Centennial, Educational, Lectures, One Book Sarasota
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
What every Floridian should know about the prehistory and history of America's best beach, as discussed by Philip M. Farrell, the author of An Illustrated History of Siesta Key: The Story of America's Best Beach. Philip Farrell first visited ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
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Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Centennial, Educational, Lectures
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 60
Details:
A presentation on the Ringling Winter Quarters and how the circus community became (and remains) a rich sector of the community throughout the county. Part of Sarasota County's Centennial Celebration.  This virtual program will be hosted in Z...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
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Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Author Event, Book Discussions, Book Sales, Centennial, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Details:
Florida history isn’t something that just happens to other people. Based in part on Dr. Neile’s book Only in Florida (History Press), you will learn how to tell your own story and that of your family, in workshop or performance/lecture form...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
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Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Author Event, Book Discussions, Centennial, One Book Sarasota, Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
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Learn about the impact of Bertha Palmer and her family on the development of the Sarasota County area, as told by Bertha's biographer Frank A. Cassell, and Bertha herself (Kathryn Chesley).   Frank A. Cassell is Professor Emeritus and Pres...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
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Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Author Event, Book Discussions, Centennial
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Details:
Poet and writing instructor Avni Vyas (she/her) will read from her latest collection Little God, coming out this fall from Burrow Press. Avni will discuss the composition and revision process, as well as the influences informing the poems. Audie...
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
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Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Families
Program Type: Educational, Games, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Details:
Want to test your trivia prowess? Join us for online trivia using Zoom and Kahoot! These questions will challenge your brain and keep you entertained!   The theme for this week: Sarasota Centennial - Sarasota History!   Thi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
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Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Centennial, One Book Sarasota, Virtual
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Sarasota County Libraries and Historical Resources announces “Suncoast Empire: Bertha Honoré Palmer, Her Family, and the Rise of Sarasota" as their 2021 One Book selection. Written by Frank A. Cassell the book details the true story of Bertha Palm...
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.
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Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Reading Garden - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Centennial
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Details:
Decorate giant individual puzzle pieces with images of Sarasota landmarks and wildlife. Plus, draw on a big group mural about Sarasota County. Limit 15. Both children and parents must be registered separately to attend. ...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Reading Garden - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Centennial
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Details:
Decorate giant individual puzzle pieces with images of Sarasota landmarks and wildlife. Plus, draw on a big group mural about Sarasota County. Limit 15. Both children and parents must be registered separately to attend. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
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Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Centennial
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Details:
This month we will be reading and discussing "The Ringmaster's Wife" by Kristy Cambron.  An ounce of courage. A split-second leap of faith. Together, they propel two young women to chase a new life--one that's reimagined from what they might ...
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.
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Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Art Displays & Exhibits, Author Event, Centennial, Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Details:
Virtual edition of Art in Common Places:The Walkways We Traveled to Sarasota County   Join us for a live,virtual showing of Art in Common Places presents: A reading and Q&A with Kathryn and Jerome Chesley.  From its birth ...
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: Centennial, Virtual
Details:
"Creating Sarasota County" by Dr. Frank Cassell. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
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Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Author Event, Book Discussions, Centennial, Educational, Environmental & Gardening, One Book Sarasota
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Author John Dunn will provide a synopsis of his book, Drying Up, The Fresh Water Crisis in Florida (Florida Historical Society Stetson Kennedy Award for environmental reporting, 2019 Florida Book Awards Bronze Medal for Florida Nonfict...
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: Centennial, Educational, Lectures, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Details:
Sarasota Audubon Society will discuss the incredible variety of birds that live in Sarasota County throughout the year. Presented by S.A.S. president Jeanne Dubi. This virtual program will be hosted in Zoom. Once you register you will be...
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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Centennial, Virtual
Details:
Join Anna Kate from Selby Public Library as she bakes desserts and other goodies that were popular over the last 100 years! New videos uploaded on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, March – June. Music in videos by Ben Sound.  ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Centennial, Educational, Virtual
Details:
In this virtual walking tour we take you on a journey through the early history of Sarasota, from settlement to countyhood. ...