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Socrates Café

February 20, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Conference Room - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions, Discussion Groups, Educational
Event Description:
Socrates Café are gatherings around the world where people from different backgrounds get together and exchange thoughtful ideas and experiences while embracing the central theme of the Socratic method: that we learn more when we respectfully listen ...

Black History Through Literature Series

February 20, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Discussion Groups, Educational, Lectures
Event Description:
A variety of writings and speeches will be reviewed and presented by Ed Dwyer, Phd. Wed 6 Feb- Frederick Douglass: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Wed 13 Feb- Toni Morrison: The Origin of Others (Harvard lecture series)&n...

Evening Book Club

February 20, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Computer Lab - 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.  ...

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.  ...

Book Club

February 21, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Conference Room - 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.  ...

Poetic Justice Learning Group

February 21, 2019
6:00pm - 7:45pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda 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. ...

One Book One community Book Discussion

February 26, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Room: Community Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions, One Book Sarasota
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 51
Event Description:
Book discussion for the One Book One Community selection for 2019: Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI.  by David Grann.  Discussion led by Mona Herman the One Book Coordinator for Sarasota Count...

Page to Screen Book Club

February 26, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years)
Program Type: Book Discussions, Movies
Event Description:
Tweens ages 8-12 are invited to join us the last Tuesday of each month for our Page to Screen Tween Book Club!  Stop by the Youth Dept. to pick up a list of upcoming books, then read the book ahead of time before watching the movie. Kids can dis...

Teen Book Club

February 27, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Description:
For ages 11-18.  Hang out with us and join in on our monthly book discussion.  Contact the library for this month's book title. ...

Wednesday Evening Book Discussion

February 27, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: North Port Library
Room: Juliano Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Description:
Join us for lively discussion of a chosen title. New book each month! No previous attendance necessary--all are welcome to join. ...

Shannon Staub Book Club

February 28, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Conference Room #139 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Description:
We will be reading and discussing "Beneath a Scarlet Sky" by Mark Sullivan.  In 1940s Italy, teenager Pino Lella joins an underground railroad helping Jews escape over the Alps and falls for a beautiful widow, he also becomes the personal dri...

Life After Downton

March 1, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
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.

Primary Readers: Early Edition

March 1, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Book Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Description:
Come and join us as we introduce new books to beginning readers. A different book from a series will be highlighted each month. There are also book related activities besides the discussion.  Snacks are served. The children are encouraged to rea...

Tween Advisory Board

March 4, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Selby Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Art Displays & Exhibits, Arts & Crafts, Book Discussions, Clubs, Discussion Groups, Educational, Games, Volunteer Orientations & Programs
Event Description:
  First Mondays of the Month, January - April from 5 - 6 p.m. Gain leadership skills and give input on library services. Email ningram@scgov.net for more information, or just show up for a meeting.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Teen Advisory Board

March 4, 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Selby Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Art Displays & Exhibits, Arts & Crafts, Book Discussions, Clubs, Discussion Groups, Educational, Games, Volunteer Orientations & Programs
Event Description:
  First Mondays of the Month, January - April from 5 - 6 p.m. Gain leadership skills and give input on library services. Volunteer hours may be awarded for participation. Email ningram@scgov.net about volunteer opportunities, or ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Jacaranda Book Club

March 5, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Description:
Monthly book discussion. See the Book Club flier by the circulation desk for a complete list of future titles.  ...

Teen Discussion Group

March 5, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Book Discussions, Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Discuss issues teens identify informed by a relevant contemporary work on the topic.  March's book is "Hate List" by Jennifer Brown.  American Library Association summary of the book is, "In the year following the devastating shootings...

Socrates Café

March 6, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Conference Room - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions, Discussion Groups, Educational
Event Description:
Socrates Café are gatherings around the world where people from different backgrounds get together and exchange thoughtful ideas and experiences while embracing the central theme of the Socratic method: that we learn more when we respectfully listen ...
Registration
Library Branch: Fruitville Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, One Book Sarasota, Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
As part of the 2019 One Book One Community program featuring “Killers of the Flower Moon” by David Grann, come enjoy a theatrical reading of excerpts from the book as the Asolo Repertory Theatre Guild Play Readers bring it to life.   “Kill...

Great Books Discussion Group

March 7, 2019
10:15am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk 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 ...
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, One Book Sarasota, Performances
Event Description:
As part of the 2019 One Book One Community program featuring “Killers of the Flower Moon” by David Grann, come enjoy a theatrical reading of excerpts from the book as the Asolo Repertory Theatre Guild Play Readers bring it to life.   ...

Book Discussion

March 7, 2019
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Fruitville 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 ...

Gulf Gate Readers Book Discussion Group

March 7, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Meeting Room B - 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. ...

Poetic Justice Learning Group

March 7, 2019
6:00pm - 7:45pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda 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. ...

Cirque D' Book

March 11, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Selby 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 10:   Philip Roth   The Plot Against America.                   Bonus ...

Killers of the Flower Moon Book Discussion

March 11, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Conference Room #139 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions, One Book Sarasota
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Join One Book Coordinator, Mona Herman, for a discussion of "Killers of the Flower Moon." ...

Books & Coffee

March 12, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Selby 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, University of Cleveland, will revi...