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LIFE AFTER DOWNTON

April 3, 2020
10:00am - 1:00pm
Cancelled
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 "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.

Primary Readers EE

April 3, 2020
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Description:
Primary Readers EE ...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Page to Screen: Murder on the Orient Express

April 6, 2020
4:15pm - 6:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Teen Center - Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Book Discussions, Educational, Movies
Event Description:
Monthly book discussion for tweens and teens. Instead of reading the book first and watching the movie adaptation second, we will watch the movie first, then read and discuss the book at the next meeting. Snacks will be provided. Each month’s movie 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.

OFF the SHELF - VPL Book Group

April 8, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
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

April 9, 2020
10:15am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
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 "Adults" group.

Cirque D' Book

April 13, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions, Educational, One Book Sarasota
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.

Books & Coffee

April 14, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
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: Vickie Oldham- community scholar, presents the Newtown Alive book which is filled with examples of the courage, dignity and ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Socrates Café

April 15, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Selby Public 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 ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Book & Tea Book Discussion Group

April 15, 2020
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Osprey Public Library at Historic Spanish Point
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Description:
Please join us on the 3rd Wednesday of each month for a lively and interesting book discussion at the quaint, intimate Osprey Public Library at Historic Spanish Point. We will be reading a varied selection of thought-provoking books. Books will ...

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.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Evening Book Club

April 15, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Creation Station - 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

April 16, 2020
10:15am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
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 April:&n...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Book Club

April 16, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Cancelled
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 for our monthly book club as we discuss "The Orphan's Tale" by Pam Jenoff.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Book Club

April 16, 2020
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Cancelled
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:
Join us for our monthly book club as we discuss “Cutting for Stone” by Abraham Berghese.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

LIFE AFTER DOWNTON

April 17, 2020
10:00am - 1:00pm
Cancelled
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 "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.

Primary Readers LE

April 17, 2020
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Description:
Primary Readers LE ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Young Adult Classics Club of Sarasota

April 20, 2020
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Cancelled
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 "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Teen Free Write

April 22, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Adult Reading Garden - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Book Discussions, Creation Station, Discussion Groups
Event Description:
Take this opportunity to write in a relaxing, low stress environment with friends! Snacks are provided. ...

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

April 30, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Conference Room #139 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Description:
We will be reading and discussing "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" by Mark Haddon. Although gifted with a superbly logical brain, for fifteen-year-old Christopher everyday interactions and admonishments have little meaning. He...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

LIFE AFTER DOWNTON

May 1, 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 "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.

Primary Readers EE

May 1, 2020
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Description:
Primary Readers EE ...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Page to Screen: The Book Thief

May 4, 2020
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Teen Center - Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Book Discussions, Educational, Movies
Event Description:
Monthly book discussion for tweens and teens. Instead of reading the book first and watching the movie adaptation second, we will watch the movie first, then read and discuss the book at the next meeting. Snacks will be provided. Each month’s movie 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.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Jacaranda Book Club

May 5, 2020
11:15am - 12:45pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Youth Activity 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.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Socrates Café

May 6, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Public 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 ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Book Discussion

May 7, 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

May 7, 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 "Adults" group.

Cirque D' Book

May 11, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Conference Room - 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.

Books & Coffee

May 12, 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: Elizabeth Djinis, an editorial writer and member of the Tampa Bay Times Editorial Board, will tell us of her journalism work...