Upcoming Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Partners In Play®

February 21, 2019
10:15am - 11:15am
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Selby Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
Event Description:
Enjoy special uninterrupted play time with your child in our drop-in FREE Partners In Play® (PIP) parenting education groups. Meet our Friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots can help you enhance your parenting skills even more. H...

Partners in Play®

February 21, 2019
10:15am - 11:15am
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Description:
Enjoy special uninterrupted play time with your child in our drop-in FREE Partners In Play® (PIP) parenting education groups. Meet our Friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots can help you enhance your parenting skills even more. H...

The Reading Discussion Group

February 21, 2019
10:15am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Library
Room: Conference Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Event Description:
The Reading Discussion Group meets the third Thursday of each month October through April. Selected titles will be available for checkout from the Sarasota County Library System. Sponsored by the Friends of Elsie Quirk Library. ...

Storytime

February 21, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Fruitville Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years)
Program Type: Educational, Storytimes
Event Description:
For infants to five years, attending with caregiver. The storytime includes simple stories, nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and crafts. Space is limited to 80 people. Free tickets are available at the youth desk beginning at 10 a.m. the morning o...

Toddler Time: Birthdays

February 21, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Storytimes
Event Description:
Featuring great stories, singing, dancing, and movement activities young children learn valuable skills and enjoy being with other children. For ages 2-3.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Family Storytime

February 21, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Description:
For ages 0-5.  Interact and participate with your child in a variety of early literacy activities that include books, music, movement, crafts and play.   ...

iPad and iPhone Basics

February 21, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Learning Lab - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Bring your iPhone or iPad to this class as we review their basic uses. We will look at some basic settings, using WiFi, organizing your apps on different screens, getting a new app, and review some of the most popular apps such as the camera, cloc...

Yoga Workshop: Breathe and Stretch

February 21, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Room: Community Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Special Events
Registration Required
Event Description:
This six-week workshop introduces or deepens knowledge of mindful meditation, breath work and body alignment. it is designed for any person, regardless of age, body type, disability or gender. At the end of six weeks, this body positive and safe...

Good Samaritan Pharmacy

February 21, 2019
10:30am - 1:30pm
Library Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Conference Room - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
Prescription Medication & Health Care Assistance for those that are uninsured and qualify financially. ...

Story Time: Birthdays

February 21, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Storytimes
Event Description:
Join us for a fun-filled morning of reading, songs, dancing, learning Kindergarten readiness skills and craft activities. For ages 3-6.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Partners In Play®

February 21, 2019
11:45am - 12:45pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Selby Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
Event Description:
Enjoy special uninterrupted play time with your child in our drop-in FREE Partners In Play® (PIP) parenting education groups. Meet our Friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots can help you enhance your parenting skills even more. H...

Partners in Play®

February 21, 2019
11:45am - 12:45pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Description:
Enjoy special uninterrupted play time with your child in our drop-in FREE Partners In Play® (PIP) parenting education groups. Meet our Friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots can help you enhance your parenting skills even more. H...

Book Club

February 21, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room II - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Clubs, Discussion Groups
Event Description:
Join us each month for our book club! New to the group? Stop by the Information Services Desk or call 941-861-1360 to find out what book is selected for this month.  ...

AARP Income Tax Assistance

February 21, 2019
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Meeting Room A - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Tax Help
Event Description:
Volunteers from the AARP Tax Aide Program will be available for free individual tax preparation and e-filing. Any age/income level welcome. Please bring a photo ID (required), and any other documents that apply. ...

Master Gardener Plant Clinic

February 21, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Conference Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Environmental & Gardening
Event Description:
Sarasota County Extension Services Master Gardeners are here to help folks identify plants, flowers, etc. as well as care for them.  Get expert advice on your landscaping needs. ...

Baila Miller - Literature of "The Lost Generation"

February 21, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Library
Room: Meeting Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational, Lectures
Event Description:
Baila Miller's fine arts programs are high quality multimedia presentations that explore the role of art, architecture, cinema and photography as well as orchestral and operatic influences in the development of modern culture.  Join Ba...
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Computer Lab - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Loose lecture-oriented discussion group for people who are relatively familiar with their Apple devices. Make the most out of your iPhones and iPads! ...

Crafty Things: Decoupage Flower Pots

February 21, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Instead of buying a fancy flower pot, try making your own decoupage pot using mod podge and pretty, patterned paper! ...

Gulf Gate Spanish Conversation Group

February 21, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Event Description:
For people who want to improve their Spanish speaking skills. Come practice your pronunciation and oral understanding through conversation and instruction of this romantic language. Everyone is welcome. ...

Ken Erb's Travelogue: New Zealand

February 21, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Room: Community Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures
Event Description:
Ken Erb presents a wonderful 1.5 hour travelogue to well-known and less-traveled places. This virtual trip will be to the stunningly beautiful country of New Zealand. ...

Thursday Movies

February 21, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Lectures, Movies
Event Description:
Are you a movie buff? Interested in watching critically acclaimed films and learning a little bit about the movie industry as well? Every Thursday will include a famous movie ranging from Hollywood's past or around the world and a brief introductory ...

AARP Tax Help

February 21, 2019
2:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Tax Help
Event Description:
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free assistance for federal returns. ...

Teen Room

February 21, 2019
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Clubs
Event Description:
Teens in grades 6 through 12 are welcome to hang out, have snacks, play games, and more. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Crafternoons

February 21, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Conference Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Bring Your Own craft and enjoy the company of others ...

Teen Tech Time 2019

February 21, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Computer Lab - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Creation Station, Educational, Games, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Focus on a different technology each month. Learn skills for coding, 3D design, robotics and more! Grades 6-12. Registration recommended as supplies are limited.   January 17 - Paper Circuits February 21 - Digital Art with Wacom T...

Video Gaming and more!

February 21, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Teen Center - Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Games
Event Description:
Drop in and play games on PlayStation, Nintendo Switch and Wii. Recommended for ages 11-18. Special appearances: September - Dash robot and GoPro cameras October - Microscope slide-viewing and VIVE Virtual Reality system November - D...

Technology Rescue

February 21, 2019
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Having trouble with your device? Need help syncing your eBooks? Come see Luis, our in-house tech expert! See the Reference Desk for more information. (Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are preferred. Call 941-861-1744 to make an appointment n...