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Early Voting

8:30am - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Dr. Edward James II Meeting Room - North Sarasota Library
Purpose of Meeting
Voting ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Early Voting

8:30am - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Voting
Details:
Early Voting ...
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Health & Human Services, Virtual
Details:
Zumba Gold is a lower-intensity version of the typical Zumba class and is designed to provide a suitable option for older adults seeking alternative means of reaching their exercise goals.  Zumba Gold builds cardiovascul...
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Bobblehead Craft

10:00am - 10:15am
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Teen Center - Selby Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
This is a passive program for a take-home craft.  Pick up your kit at the Circulation desk. ...
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Health & Human Services, Virtual
Details:
 Learn about your Medicare options, how to save on Part D costs and prepare for the Medicare Open Enrollment Period (10/15-12/7). REGISTER BY CLICKING HERE. SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) is a free program offered by the ...
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Educational, Virtual
Details:
Are you serious about getting your child ready for kindergarten? Join us for lessons in phonics, math, and more while giving your child the chance for social interaction and positive reinforcement from a caring teacher. -One month of classes on Mo...

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Special Events, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Details:
Join us every Monday for a panel discussion related to the SRQ Con topic of the week, hosted by library staff or members of the community! This week's discussion: Dungeons & Dragons! D&D is the biggest tabletop RPG in the world, but some p...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Virtual, Voices and Votes
Details:
Local Color: Gathering Across Color, Creed, and Ideology "Our lives begin to end when we stop talking about things that matter." - Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.  Deep in our hearts we know that if we're going to ever "live out the ...
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Virtual, Voices and Votes
Details:
Learn how to paint a beautiful painting to celebrate the role of art in the Voices and Votes exhibit!  To-go craft kits with all the supplies needed for the project will be available, as long as supplies last, at the Betty J. Johnson...
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: Arts & Crafts, Virtual, Voices and Votes
Details:
Learn how to paint a beautiful painting to celebrate the role of art in the Voices and Votes exhibit!  To-go craft kits with all the supplies needed for the project will be available, as long as supplies last, at the Betty J. Johnson...

Early Voting

8:30am - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Dr. Edward James II Meeting Room - North Sarasota Library
Purpose of Meeting
Voting ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Early Voting

8:30am - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Voting
Details:
Early Voting ...
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Bobblehead Craft

10:00am - 10:15am
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Teen Center - Selby Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
This is a passive program for a take-home craft.  Pick up your kit at the Circulation desk. ...
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 "Families" group.

Storytime Adventure (Live)

11:00am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services, Storytimes, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Details:
Join your friends for fun with books, puppets shows, music, and activities that promote school readiness.  Recommended for ages 3-6. This virtual program will be hosted in Zoom. Once you register you will be sent a confirmation emai...

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
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 "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years)
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Details:
Get moving and learn a little about your amazing human body in this fun exercise class with youth librarian, Heather Tweed, BSN, RN, MLIS, RYT-200. Recommended for ages 5 to 11. Parents and caregivers looking for a little action are encouraged to pla...

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Clubs, Educational, Games, Performances, Special Events, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Details:
Join our live Zoom challenge and attempt to recreate the look of an iconic monster with your own makeup kit or whatever you have around the house! The final reveal at the end will determine who nailed it and who failed it.   Your...
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.

Art Space (Live)

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Clubs, Educational, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Details:
Soothe your mind while practicing the joy of creation with simple household materials and objects. This virtual program will be hosted in Zoom. Once you register you will be sent a confirmation email with information about using Zoom. Join a Me...

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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes, Virtual
Details:
Story Time from Space is a project of the Global Space Education Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit education foundation. We send children’s books to the International Space Station. While in space, astronauts are videotaping themselves readin...

Early Voting

8:30am - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Dr. Edward James II Meeting Room - North Sarasota Library
Purpose of Meeting
Voting ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Early Voting

8:30am - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Voting
Details:
Early Voting ...
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Bobblehead Craft

10:00am - 10:15am
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Teen Center - Selby Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
This is a passive program for a take-home craft.  Pick up your kit at the Circulation desk. ...
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:
Lunch and Learn Series: Join SHINE from your kitchen table to talk about Part D Coverage and changes to the donut hole in 2020.  SHINE is here to guide you in making informed decisions about Medicare. To register go to click here. ...
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:
Join us as we discuss "The Night Circus" by Erin Morgenstern! Come share your thoughts and hear what others have to say! This virtual program will be hosted in Zoom. Once you register you will be sent a confirmation email with information a...
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.
Registration
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: Revenge of the Son of Hallow-Trivia, Part II - The Second ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Details:
As part of Pro Bono Week, please join us to hear from  local attorneys about the current legal process for evictions and foreclosures during this time of COVID-19, and ask any questions you have. This virtual program will be hosted in ...
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: Special Events, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 51
Details:
Shannon Staub Public Library presents the 2nd annual SWFL Paranormal Panel: Local Hauntings. This event will be moderated by Sarasota County Libraries and Historical Resources Director, Renee DiPilato. Please join Kim Cool, Liz Reed, and M...