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This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Games, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Details:
Play the classic role-playing game with a new group of players/adventurers. Overcome obstacles, defeat monsters, and discover long forgotten treasures. Dungeons & Dragons has helped hone critical and creative thinking for over...
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Meeting Room II - Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Library
Purpose of Meeting
To provide tech instruccion intro  and orientation to the library for Spanish speaking patrons ...
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 "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Performances, Virtual
Details:
Dragonfly Cafe poets create poetry videos, bringing a visual interpretation to their original poetry. This video will be available through August 30, 2021. Enjoy! ...

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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 "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, Educational, Performances, Virtual
Details:
Dragonfly Cafe poets create poetry videos, bringing a visual interpretation to their original poetry. This video will be available through September 1, 2021. Enjoy! ...

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 "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: Book Discussions, Educational, Virtual
Details:
Teen Book Tastings is a video series of book recommendations across various genres for teenagers. Join us each month for a different theme! In July, our theme is International Settings. Click the files to the right of this description for a PDF of...

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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 "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 "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: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes
Details:
For mobile babies to 5 years old. Drop in to enjoy special play time with your child, meet our friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots Family Center can help you enjoy parenting even more. Space is limited, pick up a ticket at the...
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Details:
Join us online for Cooking with Miss Dina! Join Nutrition Educator, Dina Sizemore, as she introduces the children to new foods. The class will learn how to prepare and make a variety of healthy recipes. Each week, Dina will share recipes and tea...
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Meeting Room- Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Educational, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Details:
Join us for a fun-filled morning of reading, songs, dancing, learning kindergarten readiness skills and craft activities! Recommended for ages 3-5. Registration is required. Please register your family as one unit. Space may be limited...

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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.
This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Baby Time Rhyme and Sign

11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Storytimes
Details:
Engage babies newborn to 18 months with movement to music, singing, rhymes and basic sign language to enhance social interaction and language development. Playtime follows. Attendance is limited. Pick up a ticket starting 30 minutes before th...

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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 "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Teen Zone - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Movies
Details:
Join other teens for the Teen Summer Film Series. Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Gulf Gate Library. All movies are PG-13. No advance sign up is required. Invite you friends. Marvel Origins Monday 7/19 - Iron Man / 2008 PG-1...
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: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes
Details:
For mobile babies to 5 years old. Drop in to enjoy special play time with your child, meet our friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots Family Center can help you enjoy parenting even more. Space is limited, pick up a ticket at the...
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: Educational, Storytimes, Virtual
Details:
Watch your Sarasota County Library favorites share a storytime designed with your little one's learning needs in mind! This alphabet storytime series can be viewed on-demand whenever you'd like.    Click here view the whole series...
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Rotunda - Selby Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Technology Instruction
Details:
Work at the library or take a kit home. Recommended for ages 8 and up. Supplies available on a first come, first served basis. July 9: Catapult July 16: Marble Maze July 23: Matchbox Car July 30: Parachute ...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years)
Program Type: Book Discussions, Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Details:
For this program, we will be watching Disney's Treasure Planet. Afterwards we will be discussing Voyage of the Dogs by Greg van Eekhout. This program is for kids ages 9-12.  ...
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 "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Performances, Virtual
Details:
Dragonfly Cafe poets create poetry videos, bringing a visual interpretation to their original poetry. This video will be available through August 30, 2021. Enjoy! ...

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 "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, Educational, Performances, Virtual
Details:
Dragonfly Cafe poets create poetry videos, bringing a visual interpretation to their original poetry. This video will be available through September 1, 2021. Enjoy! ...

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 "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: Book Discussions, Educational, Virtual
Details:
Teen Book Tastings is a video series of book recommendations across various genres for teenagers. Join us each month for a different theme! In July, our theme is International Settings. Click the files to the right of this description for a PDF of...

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 "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Veranda Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Educational, Environmental & Gardening
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 33
Details:
Sign up now to reserve your place to meet Luna the Leucistic Screech Owl and Cruiser the American Kestrel as we "Get Wild" with Peace River Wildlife Center at the North Port Library. Join us as we explore native Florida wildlife and...

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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 "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Teen Anime Club

2:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Meeting Room- Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Clubs, Educational, Games, Movies
Details:
Join us at the Shannon Staub Library for a monthly Anime Club just for teens! Watch anime, eat snacks, and learn something about Japanese culture or fandom.  ...

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 "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Teen Anime Club (LIVE)

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Discussions, Clubs, Creation Station, Discussion Groups, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Details:
Have you been missing our monthly anime club? We have too! Join us online for a virtual session of Teen Anime Club. This virtual program will be hosted in Zoom. Once you register you will be sent a confirmation email with information about using Z...

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

Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Meeting Room II - Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Library
Purpose of Meeting
To provide tech instruction intro and orientation to the library for Spanish speaking patrons ...
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 "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Performances, Virtual
Details:
Dragonfly Cafe poets create poetry videos, bringing a visual interpretation to their original poetry. This video will be available through August 30, 2021. Enjoy! ...

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 "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, Educational, Performances, Virtual
Details:
Dragonfly Cafe poets create poetry videos, bringing a visual interpretation to their original poetry. This video will be available through September 1, 2021. Enjoy! ...

Disclaimer(s)

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