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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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Educational, Storytimes, Virtual
Details:
(1-5 years old) a FREE group hosted via the ZOOM platform featuring a captivating program of art, music, movement, science and other creative activities. A magical time where parents and children play, learn and discover together. The Zoom ...
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.

Heroic Jeopardy (Live)

10:30am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Families
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational, Special Events, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Details:
Test your knowledge of historical and mythical heroes. Do you know which are real and which are fiction? Can you match the heroes with their accomplishments?  This virtual program will be hosted in Zoom. Once you register you will be sent a c...

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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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year)
Program Type: Storytimes
Details:
Parents of newborns to 7 months of age. Forty Carrots will now be offering this group via a ZOOM platform. Each group will have a special topic, opportunities to discuss snuggles and struggles, connect virtually with others, and finish with a Forty C...
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: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational, Virtual, Volunteer Orientations & Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Details:
Join the Teen Advisory Board to help plan library programs for teens, earn Bright Futures scholarship hours, gain leadership experience and have fun with new friends. This virtual program will be hosted in Zoom. Once you register you will be sent ...

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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, Technology Instruction, Virtual
Details:
Twitter is a social media site that lets you to interact with other Twitter accounts via “tweets”. For the latest information, follow news outlets, politicians, chefs, athletes, artists, or even your local weather service.      ...
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: Adults, Seniors, Families
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services, Virtual
Details:
Updated daily with information on diseases, including the latest public health information from CDC about COVID-19. Research drugs, hospitals & physicians and medical tests; includes medical encyclopedia, health and surgery videos, Healthy Recipe...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Discussions, Performances, Virtual
Details:
Drop by for a dose of poetry. Staff members read and share their favorite poems. Get to know your library staff while exploring the world of poetry!   ...
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: Educational, Environmental & Gardening, Performances, Special Events, Virtual
Details:
Explore behind the scenes at Sarasota Jungle Gardens and learn about the life of a zookeeper. Meet some of the animals and see where they live. Watch for the link to be posted on the day of this program, and then it will be available all week! ...

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 "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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Educational, Storytimes, Virtual
Details:
(1-5 years old) a FREE group hosted via the ZOOM platform featuring a captivating program of art, music, movement, science and other creative activities. A magical time where parents and children play, learn and discover together. The Zoom ...
This event is in the "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year)
Program Type: Storytimes
Details:
Parents of newborns to 7 months of age. Forty Carrots will now be offering this group via a ZOOM platform. Each group will have a special topic, opportunities to discuss snuggles and struggles, connect virtually with others, and finish with a Forty C...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Details:
Corbin Canavarros will teach you the basics of personal finance in this program for tweens, teens and adults. This virtual program will be hosted in Zoom. Once you register you will be sent a confirmation email with information about using Zoom. ...

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 "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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Families
Program Type: Storytimes, Virtual
Details:
Read, learn, and grow with us! Join us online for a Facebook Live Virtual Storytime. Come and join your favorite librarian from one of our 10 branches! Missed this event? No problem, visit SRQCountyPlay on Facebook for archived videos. ...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Details:
Take a trip through Newtown with scholar Vickie Oldham and Newtown pioneers and learn about black history in Sarasota. This virtual program will be hosted in Zoom. Once you register you will be sent a confirmation email with information about usin...

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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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Details:
Young Adults Classics Club (Ages 18-35) Feel like you missed out on reading the classics? Missing vital references in conversation or media buzzes?  Come join the Young Adults Classics Club every 3rd Monday at 4 PM and read all the books you'...

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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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author Event, Educational, Virtual
Details:
2019 Guggenheim Fellow and New York Times bestselling author Ibram X. Kendi will discuss his renowned book “How to Be an Antiracist” on Monday, July 20 at 7:00 p.m. with Dr. Charlene M. Dukes, president of Prince George’s Community College. Dr. Dukes...
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, Technology Instruction, Virtual
Details:
This Cyber-Seniors session will guide you through many options for watching TV shows and Movies online. Cyber-Seniors is committed to keeping senior citizens socially connected while remaining safe in their homes. Seniors can join a...
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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes, Virtual
Details:
(Babies-5 years old) Welcome to Carrot Talk, a virtual group to connect, inspire, and support parents as they navigate the world of raising children. This informative group led by our Parenting Educators will explore topics that are relevant to ...
This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Live Music, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Details:
Fun rhymes, dancing and music with Ms. Adrianne! This virtual program will be hosted in Zoom. Once you register you will be sent a confirmation email with information about using Zoom. 24 hours before the start of you program you will receive the ...
This event is in the "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year)
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services, Storytimes, Virtual
Details:
(0-14 Months) Let’s breath, stretch, relax and bond with our little ones in this new virtual group.  Each group offers a simple way to connect both emotionally and physically with your baby while connecting with others in your community.&nb...
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 "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: Educational, Virtual
Details:
Watch professional dog trainer Bess Walmsley demonstrate some of the aspects of positive dog training and hear her explain its benefits.  Walmsley has more than 15 years of experience in training dogs and has taught the Pet Manners program for d...

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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Environmental & Gardening, Virtual
Details:
Songbirds bring joy and beauty to our lives, favoring us with their amazing melodies and enchanting nature. Learn how you can attract throngs of songbirds to your yard, simply. We'll show you an array of native plants that provide food for these wing...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Details:
Learn how you can reduce your waste and be an environmental steward with Wendi Crisp from Sarasota County Waste Management. This virtual program will be hosted in Zoom. Once you register you will be sent a confirmation email with information about...

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 "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year)
Program Type: Storytimes
Details:
Parents of newborns to 7 months of age. Forty Carrots will now be offering this group via a ZOOM platform. Each group will have a special topic, opportunities to discuss snuggles and struggles, connect virtually with others, and finish with a Forty C...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Entrepreneurship, Technology Instruction, Virtual
Details:
Learn how to discover new job opportunities using Google Search and organize your job search experience using G Suite tools. In this workshop we also share strategies to improve your resume, tips to help you communicate effectively online, virtual in...
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:
Join SHINE for virtual "Medicare" classes throughout the month of July! SHINE invites you to our Lunch & Learn series. Join us from your kitchen table to learn about Financial Assistance. Are you living on a fixed income? You could be ...
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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes, Virtual
Details:
(2 years -5 Years old): We are started a new program with The Ringling called “Roar! with Forty Carrots”.  This virtual program is a collaborative partnership between Forty Carrots and The Ringling Museum.  The FREE virtual group, via ...