Upcoming Events

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Email 101

April 19, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Creation Station - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
New to computers and don't yet have an email account?  Learn what your choices of free email accounts are, how to set one up and use it!  Start sending and receiving emails from friends and family.   ...

French Club

April 19, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Conference Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Event Description:
Weekly meeting of the Venice French Club.  ...

ArtCart

April 19, 2019
10:00am - 4:45pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station
Event Description:
In April, ArtCart waxes poetic with block out and collage poetry and paper flowers. Ask for the cart at the youth desk. ...

Fun to Be Fit Kids

April 19, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Meeting Room AB - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Description:
Fun To Be Fit Kids is a music and movement program for children and their caregivers to attend together. Classes are designed for children and their caregivers to spend quality time together singing, dancing, getting some exercise and having fun! For...

Storytime

April 19, 2019
10:15am - 11:15am
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Description:
Preschoolers, ages 2 ½ - 5 and their parent, guardian or caregiver are invited to join us for stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes, and crafts. There is a different theme every week. ...

Life After Downton

April 19, 2019
10:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: North Port Library
Room: Juliano Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Clubs, Discussion Groups, Movies
Event Description:
The Life After Downton group meets to discuss British PBS programs, new films, and books along with a nice cup of tea. All are welcome to join. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Open Lab in the Creation Station

April 19, 2019
10:30am - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Creation Station - Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Come use our Adobe/ Mac software and sewing machines on your own personal projects. Time slots are filled on a first-come-first-serve basis. ...

Baby Time: Rhyme and Sign!

April 19, 2019
11:00am - 11:45am
Library Branch: Selby Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years)
Program Type: Educational, Storytimes
Event Description:
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. Fridays, Jan. 25- May 3 with a break on Mar. 22 11 - 11:45 a.m. i...

Basic Conversational Spanish Class for Beginners

April 19, 2019
11:30am - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Library
Room: Meeting Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Spanish/En Español
Registration Required
Event Description:
Hola! Come and learn basic conversational Spanish with instructor Dan Duffy. This class is for persons who know little or no Spanish. Mr. Duffy is a winter resident of Englewood and a career educator. Senor Duffy will be using the book "Spanish i...

Eggscape Room

April 19, 2019
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Conference Room - Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Games, Special Events
Event Description:
Can you escape Spring Fever? Each team will have thirty minutes to escape the spring garden together. Get your ticket at the 2nd floor reference desk to this drop-in program located in the Conference Room from noon to 4 p.m. Recommended ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Road to Earth Day

April 19, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Environmental & Gardening
Event Description:
Reduce, Reuse and Recycle your way to a masterpiece.  There will be age-appropriate crafts using bio-degradable as well as pre-used materials. Use your imagination, create! For children ages 2 to 11   ...

Ask Jack

April 19, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Jack, The Computer Guy, will explain how your computer works and why it doesn't. ...

Bingo!

April 19, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Games
Event Description:
Free entry. Win prizes!  ...

Science Matters

April 19, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Computer Lab - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational
Event Description:
Meets every first and third Friday of the month. Topics vary each session but always a lively science subject. ...

Teen Movies

April 19, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Teen Center - Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Movies
Event Description:
Fridays, Jan. 4 - April 19 at 3 p.m. with a break on Jan. 11 Chill with friends and watch a movie.   ...

Spanish Reading Group

April 19, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Library
Room: Conference Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational, Spanish/En Español
Event Description:
This is a class for those who have had the beginner’s class, as well as any others who can read/speak basic Spanish. Reading is at the beginning Intermediate level, and consists of Spanish stories, translating them, and working on pronunciation and g...

Sarasota Music Archive Musical Flea Market

April 20, 2019
10:00am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Description:
Join us at the Sarasota Music Archive Music Sale. Records, cds, musical instruments, musical equipment, sheet music, music books and more. Proceeds help support the Wednesday Morning Music Series. For more information visit: sarasotamusicarch...

ArtCart

April 20, 2019
10:00am - 4:45pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station
Event Description:
In April, ArtCart waxes poetic with block out and collage poetry and paper flowers. Ask for the cart at the youth desk. ...

Budgeting 101 and the Top 5 Pitfalls to Avoid

April 20, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Conference Room #139 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Please join us as local advisors Corey Cyr & Amy Tipton discuss strategies around creating and maintaining a financial budget as well as the top 5 pitfalls to avoid.  This will include a brief seminar followed by a Q & A session so feel ...

Parent/Caregiver Networking and Kids' Fun Zone

April 20, 2019
10:30am - 11:45am
Library Branch: Selby Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Families
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Games
Event Description:
Meet new friends and chat with other parents and caregivers while your kids play and read in the picture book area. Enjoy a place to chill after walking around the Downtown Farmers Market! Cool toys for older kids including Gears and Brain Flake...

Conversation Cafe

April 20, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Fruitville Library
Room: Conference Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational
Event Description:
Practice speaking English! Sponsored by the Literacy Council of Sarasota. Please call 941-955-0421 to register as an ESOL learner with the Literacy Council of Sarasota. ...

Art Club

April 20, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Clubs, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Description:
This class meets the third Saturday of each month, and provides arts and crafts projects for kids ages 6-12. Each month will feature a new project! Registration is required, snacks are provided. ...

North Port Fire Department : Story and a Truck

April 20, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Special Events, Storytimes
Event Description:
Hear a fun story read by the North Port Fire Department and take a tour of a fire truck! ...

Gulf Gate Chess Club

April 20, 2019
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Educational, Games
Event Description:
Chess lovers meet and play chess with other chess lovers. All skill levels are welcome. ...

LEGO Club

April 20, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Storytime Room - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Work on your own creations or build as a team. We provide the LEGO, you provide the imagination. Duplo Blocks are available for younger children. Ages 2-12. ...

Poetry Workshop: Collage and Altered Text

April 20, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Creation Station - Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station
Event Description:
In honor of National Poetry Month, drop in to the Creation Station for an altered text poetry workshop. Drawing on a variety of poetic techniques from over the centuries, participants will create found/altered text poetry using old books, newspaper c...

FCC Technician Class Amateur Radio Course

April 20, 2019
1:00pm - 3:45pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Purpose of Meeting
FCC amateur radio Technician Class license training course. Meets for 4 hours on 3 consecutive Saturdays. Covers all of the topics necessary for taking and passing the 35 question, multiple choice, FCC license exam. Testing is available at the librar...