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Wednesday Evening Book Discussion

December 18, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Conference Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Clubs, Discussion Groups
Event Description:
Join us for a lively discussion of a chosen title. New book each month! No previous attendance necessary--all are welcome to join. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Reading Discussion Group

December 19, 2019
10:15am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Description:
The Reading Discussion Group meets the 3rd 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.  Title for December...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Book Club

December 19, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Meeting Room II - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Description:
Join our discussion of "An American Marriage" by Tayari Jones. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Book Club

December 19, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Conference Room - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Description:
We will be reading and discussing "Small Island" by Andrea Levy. ...
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.

Poetic Justice Learning Group

December 19, 2019
6:00pm - 7:45pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Discussion Groups
Event Description:
 Poets of all ages are welcome to share and discuss their original poems with other poets. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Life After Downton

December 20, 2019
10:30am - 12:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Youth Activity 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.

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

Tween Book Club: Aladdin

December 31, 2019
1:00pm - 3:30pm
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
Event Description:
Join us as we read this month's book, Far From Agrabah by Aisha Saeed. After discussing the book, we will be watching the new live action Aladdin. Ages 9-12. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Great Books Discussion Group

January 2, 2020
10:15am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Description:
The Great Books Discussion Group meets the 1st Thursday of each month, November through April. This group will be reading selections from the Great Books Foundation's Great Conversations 4. A copy of Great Conversations 4 is available at Elsie Quirk ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Roaming Readers Walking Club

January 2, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Clubs, Discussion Groups, Educational, Outreach
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Description:
Do you struggle with a way to squeeze in a your daily steps? Join librarians for a walk and chat. Let’s share what we are currently reading. Remember your sneakers and water bottles! Please arrive 15 minutes early as you must complete and s...

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.

Book Discussion

January 2, 2020
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Description:
Join us on the first Thursday of the month to discuss our selection. Limited to 20 participants. Register at the Fruitville Reference Desk or call 941 861-2518 ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Gulf Gate Readers Book Discussion Group

January 2, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Description:
Come and join the book discussion group on the first Thursday of the month. A different book title is chosen every month to explore. This book club is sponsored by Friends of Gulf Gate Library. ...
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.

Poetic Justice Learning Group

January 2, 2020
6:00pm - 7:45pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Discussion Groups
Event Description:
 Poets of all ages are welcome to share and discuss their original poems with other poets. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

OFF the SHELF - VPL Book Group

January 8, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Community Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Description:
Friendly informal book discussions, newcomers welcome! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Short Story Discussion Group

January 9, 2020
10:15am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Description:
The Short Story Discussion group meets the second Thursday of each month. Readings will be from "The Best American Short Stories of the Century" (expanded edition, 1999), edited by John Updike. A copy is available for preview at the Reference desk. N...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Asolo Rep Play Readers: Fractured Fairy Tales

January 10, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Description:
These hilariously updated versions of eight familiar stories contain the same basic plots as always, but in a politically correct form. Experience the profound delight of simultaneously reliving your youthful innocence while savoring your mature...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cirque D' Book

January 13, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions, Educational
Event Description:
Librarian Charlotte Thompson leads a monthly book discussion group.  September 9:   Willa Cather. My Antonia. This book is volume 3 in the Great Plains Trilogy which includes O  Pioneers and The Song of the Lark. O...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Meet the Author: Cassandra King Conroy

January 14, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Author Event, Book Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 45
Event Description:
Join us to hear best-selling author Cassandra King Conroy speak about her new memoir. In "Tell Me a Story: My Life with Pat Conroy," Cassandra considers her life and the man she shared it with, paying tribute to her husband, the legendary f...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Books & Coffee

January 14, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author Event, Book Discussions, Educational, Lectures
Event Description:
Friends of the Selby Public Library invites you to their monthly book presentation and discussion. This month: Dr. Irving Kushner, presenter, and Emeritus Professor of Medicine at Case Western Reserve U. of Cleveland will describe and ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Evening Book Club

January 15, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Clubs, Discussion Groups
Event Description:
Monthly discussion of the Evening Book Club. Book discussion schedules are available at by the front circulation desk at the Jacaranda Public Library.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Reading Discussion Group

January 16, 2020
10:15am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Description:
The Reading Discussion Group meets the 3rd 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.  Title for January:...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Book Club

January 16, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Meeting Room II - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Clubs
Event Description:
Join us as we discuss "Behind the Beautiful Forevers” by Katherine Boo. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Book Club

January 16, 2020
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Meeting Room II - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Description:
We will be reading and discussing "Educated" by Tara Westover.  ...
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.

Poetic Justice Learning Group

January 16, 2020
6:00pm - 7:45pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Discussion Groups
Event Description:
 Poets of all ages are welcome to share and discuss their original poems with other poets. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

LIFE AFTER DOWNTON

January 17, 2020
10:00am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Juliano Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, 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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Young Adult Classics Club of Sarasota

January 27, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions, Educational
Event Description:
This group is dedicated to young adults, aged 19 to 35, who wish to read, discuss and appreciate the great classics of western literature. Why the classics? Because no one becomes great by reading mediocrity, and the books that we call "class...

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.

Shannon Staub Book Club

January 30, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Conference Room #139 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Description:
This month we will be reading and discussing "The Husband's Secret" by Liane Moriarty. Cecilia Fitzpatrick thinks she knows her husband inside out, so she's surprised to accidentally discover a dusty sealed envelope in the attic with "For m...
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.

One Book Author Kate Moore and "The Radium Girls"

January 31, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Author Event, Book Discussions, One Book Sarasota
Event Description:
THIS EVENT TAKES PLACE IN THE SUNCOAST TECHNICAL COLLEGE CONFERENCE CENTER    (Connected to the Shannon Staub Library) Sarasota County Libraries and Historical Resources announces the return of the popular One Book, One Community program...