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French Club

April 3, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public 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.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Science Matters

April 3, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - 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. ...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

After School Excitement

April 3, 2020
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Clubs, Creation Station, Discussion Groups, Educational, Games, Movies, Special Events
Event Description:
Come create, play, or just relax at the library after school.  Our Teen Room is open from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. when school is in session for registered teens and tweens in grades 6 - 12.  Participants have access to our board and video gam...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversation Cafe

April 4, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Fruitville Public 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. ...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

After School Excitement

April 6, 2020
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Clubs, Creation Station, Discussion Groups, Educational, Games, Movies, Special Events
Event Description:
Come create, play, or just relax at the library after school.  Our Teen Room is open from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. when school is in session for registered teens and tweens in grades 6 - 12.  Participants have access to our board and video gam...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Socrates Café

April 7, 2020
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Event Description:
Socrates Café is a gathering where people from different backgrounds get together and exchange thoughtful ideas and experiences while embracing the central theme of Socratic method: we learn more when we respectfully listen to and debate ideas with o...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

After School Excitement

April 7, 2020
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Clubs, Creation Station, Discussion Groups, Educational, Games, Movies, Special Events
Event Description:
Come create, play, or just relax at the library after school.  Our Teen Room is open from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. when school is in session for registered teens and tweens in grades 6 - 12.  Participants have access to our board and video gam...
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Teen Writers Circle -- Cancelled

April 7, 2020
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Clubs, Discussion Groups
Event Description:
This event is cancelled until further notice. Please check back for updates. This group is great for teens who love creative writing. Some things that our meetings will cover include: designing characters, writing short stories (or even long ones!), ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Gulf Gate French Conversation Group

April 8, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Event Description:
For people who want to improve their French speaking skills and enjoy reading French-language articles and discussing them. Come practice speaking the romantic language of French. Everyone is welcome to participate in this weekly group so you can pra...
This event is in the "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Baby Time: Welcome to Our World

April 8, 2020
11:45am - 12:45pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Families
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational, Special Events, Storytimes
Event Description:
For parents and babies ages birth to seven months old. Bringing a baby into the world can fill our hearts with joy and love, and our minds with questions and wonder. Join other families navigating the newborn phase in a supportive, fun, and inform...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Socrates Cafe

April 8, 2020
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Event Description:
Socrates Café is a gathering where people from different backgrounds get together and exchange thoughtful ideas and experiences while embracing the central theme of Socratic teaching; the idea that we learn. ...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

After School Excitement

April 8, 2020
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Clubs, Creation Station, Discussion Groups, Educational, Games, Movies, Special Events
Event Description:
Come create, play, or just relax at the library after school.  Our Teen Room is open from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. when school is in session for registered teens and tweens in grades 6 - 12.  Participants have access to our board and video gam...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Yak and Yarn

April 9, 2020
10:00am - 11:30am
Cancelled
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Conference Room #139 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Clubs, Discussion Groups
Event Description:
Come and socialize with fellow knitting, crocheting and sewing enthusiasts! All levels welcome. Bring your current project to work on. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Gulf Gate Spanish Conversation Group

April 9, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Event Description:
For people who want to improve their Spanish speaking skills. Come practice your pronunciation and oral understanding through conversation and instruction of this romantic language. Everyone is welcome. ...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

After School Excitement

April 9, 2020
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Clubs, Creation Station, Discussion Groups, Educational, Games, Movies, Special Events
Event Description:
Come create, play, or just relax at the library after school.  Our Teen Room is open from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. when school is in session for registered teens and tweens in grades 6 - 12.  Participants have access to our board and video gam...
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Teen Advisory Board

April 9, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Creation Station, Discussion Groups, Educational, Volunteer Orientations & Programs
Event Description:
Join the Teen Advisory Board and make a difference at the library and in your community! We meet in the Teen Center during Board Game Time. ...

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 "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Community Wildlife Open House

April 9, 2020
4:00pm - 7:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Age Group: Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Clubs, Discussion Groups, Educational, Environmental & Gardening, Health & Human Services, Lectures, Outreach, Special Events
Event Description:
Come to our front gallery for an exciting educational expo featuring all of our community partners from Shellebration, including Peace River Wildlife Center, North Port Friends of Wildlife, Parks and Recreation, and many more! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

French Club

April 10, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public 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.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Socrates Café

April 10, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Conference Room #139 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Event Description:
Join us for a friendly philosophic conversation each month. 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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Genealogical Society of Sarasota Program & Meeting.

April 11, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational, Genealogy, Lectures
Event Description:
This month: Thomas MacEntee: 10 Ways to Jump-Start Your Genealogy. Thomas MacEntee is a genealogy professional, who is also a blogger, educator, author, and social media connector.  After a 25 year career in the information technology field...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversation Cafe

April 11, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Fruitville Public 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. ...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Teen Advisory Board

April 11, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Volunteer Orientations & Programs
Event Description:
Earn community service hours while you help shape the future of the library.  Create, develop, execute, and lead programs and activities.  Influence collection and service decisions.  Free Snacks thanks to the Friends of the North P...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Great Decisions Discussion Group

April 13, 2020
10:15am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational
Event Description:
Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs. The name is shared by a national civic-education program, briefing book and television series administered and produced by the Foreign Policy Association. The Great Decisions p...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

After School Excitement

April 13, 2020
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Clubs, Creation Station, Discussion Groups, Educational, Games, Movies, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Come create, play, or just relax at the library after school.  Our Teen Room is open from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. when school is in session for registered teens and tweens in grades 6 - 12.  Participants have access to our board and video gam...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

After School Excitement

April 14, 2020
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Clubs, Creation Station, Discussion Groups, Educational, Games, Movies, Special Events
Event Description:
Come create, play, or just relax at the library after school.  Our Teen Room is open from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. when school is in session for registered teens and tweens in grades 6 - 12.  Participants have access to our board and video gam...
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Teen Writers Circle -- Cancelled

April 14, 2020
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Clubs, Discussion Groups
Event Description:
This event is cancelled until further notice. Please check back for updates. This group is great for teens who love creative writing. Some things that our meetings will cover include: designing characters, writing short stories (or even long ones!), ...