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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

October 15, 2019
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 "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.

Read with the Dogs

October 15, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years)
Program Type: Educational
Event Description:
Children are invited to read with certified pet therapy dogs. This program encourages conversation and develops reading and communication skills. The dogs love the attention and the kids love the interactions. Register at the youth desk upon arrival....
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.

Tween/Teen Open Lab in the Creation Station

October 15, 2019
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Selby Public 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, Educational, Games, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Teens and tweens take over the Creation Station. Drop in to explore electronic music, digital design, sewing, podcasting and more.  ...

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.

Tinker Tuesday

October 15, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Meeting Room II - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Educational
Event Description:
A different project every week! Call or visit to find out what it is this week! Ages 6+. ...
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.

ASAP (Autism Spectrum Amazing Possibilities)

October 15, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Clubs, Educational
Event Description:
ASAP is a group coming together to fill the need for a FREE social play group for kids and teens on the Autism Spectrum. We will have games, toys, music, singing, dancing, puzzles, Legos and more! This is not a therapy session. ...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Teen Anime Club

October 15, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Teen Zone - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Clubs, Educational
Event Description:
Watch anime, eat snacks and explore Japanese culture! Teen programs are recommended for grades 6-12. ...

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 "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adulting 101

October 15, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Business & Entrepreneurship, Educational, Health & Human Services, Job Search Assistance, Technology Instruction, Voting
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Description:
Adulting 101 is a series of programs on independent living.  Everything from registering to vote to finding a job, getting into college to balancing your checkbook, and more.  Check with the library for this month's specific program.  ...

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 "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Forty Carrots- Partners in Play

October 16, 2019
10:15am - 11:15am
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Families
Program Type: Educational
Event Description:
Enjoy special uninterrupted play time with your child in our drop-in FREE Partners In Play® (PIP) parenting education groups. Meet our Friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots can help you enhance your parenting skills even more. H...
This event is in the "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Partners in Play

October 16, 2019
10:15am - 11:15am
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Story Time - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Games, Storytimes
Event Description:
Enjoy special uninterrupted play time with your child in our drop-in FREE Partners In Play® (PIP) parenting education groups. Meet our Friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots can help you enhance your parenting skills even more. H...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Jazz in the Making Series

October 16, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures, Live Music
Event Description:
Jazz in the Making:  Three top quality jazz programs by members of the jazz community September 25 – “Jazz is English,” lecture/demonstration, Harry Miedema, Professor Emerita,          Indianapolis University Oct...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Library How-To: Using Our Catalog

October 16, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creation Station, Educational, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Learn how to use the Sarasota County Libraries' catalog to reserve your favorite author's latest book.  Basic working knowledge of computer required.  Must register for this class. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Socrates Café

October 16, 2019
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 "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.

Baby Time: Rhyme and Sign!

October 16, 2019
11:00am - 11:45am
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room - 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.   ...

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.

After School Excitement

October 16, 2019
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.

See the 3D Printer in Action

October 16, 2019
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Creation Station-William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Educational, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Stop by our Creation Station, next to the Teen Room, for our 3D printer demonstration. ...
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 "Families" group.

Diggers Club

October 16, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Meeting Room II - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Clubs, Educational, Environmental & Gardening
Event Description:
Join us the third Wednesday of every month to learn about gardening and the environment. Experience a deeper enjoyment of our library’s Reading Garden through crafts, experiments, interactive activities and more. Explore your “natural” creativity and...

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 "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Teen WoodWorking Wednesdays

October 16, 2019
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Teen Zone - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Do have an interest in wood working? Like making things with your hands? Join other teens for our monthly wood working workshops. Each month tweens will be creating and painting wood crafts to take home. Basic blueprint reading and simple constructio...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Time Sifters Archaeological Program

October 16, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational, Lectures
Event Description:
Time Sifters Archaeological Society present monthly lecture programs. This month:  The Cow Cavalry - Florida food for the Confederacy. Lindsey Morrison For more information visit timesifters.org ...
This event is in the "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Forty Carrots Partners in Play

October 17, 2019
10:15am - 11:15am
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Selby Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Families
Program Type: Educational
Event Description:
For mobile babies to 5 years old. Drop in to enjoy special play time with your child, meet our friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots Family Center can help you enjoy parenting even more. Space is limited, pick up a ticket at the...
This event is in the "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.

Storytime

October 17, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years)
Program Type: Educational, Storytimes
Event Description:
For infants to five years, attending with caregiver. The storytime includes simple stories, nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and crafts. Space is limited to 80 people. Free tickets are available at the youth desk beginning at 10 a.m. the morning o...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Literacy Council of Sarasota - ESOL Class

October 17, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Computer Lab - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Description:
The Literacy Council of Sarasota  English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)  Class   Registration required through The Literacy Council of Sarasota  941-955-0421 ...
This event is in the "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Forty Carrots Partners in Play

October 17, 2019
11:45am - 12:45pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Selby Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Families
Program Type: Educational
Event Description:
For mobile babies to 5 years old. Drop in to enjoy special play time with your child, meet our friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots Family Center can help you enjoy parenting even more. Space is limited, pick up a ticket at the...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Drop In 3D Printer Demonstration

October 17, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Creation Station-William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Educational, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Stop by our Creation Station for our 3D printer demonstration. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Master Gardener Plant Clinic

October 17, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Environmental & Gardening
Event Description:
Sarasota County Extension Services Master Gardeners are here to help folks identify plants, flowers, etc. as well as care for them.  Get expert advice on your landscaping needs. ...
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

October 17, 2019
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 "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.

Crazy 8s Math Club

October 17, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Meeting Room II - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Clubs, Educational
Event Description:
Join Bedtime Math’s Crazy 8s, where you’ll build stuff, move around, make music, make a mess… it’s a totally new kind of math club. Recommended for ages 6+. ...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Teen Tech Time 2019

October 17, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Creation Station, Educational, Games, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Focus on a different technology each month. Learn skills for coding, 3D design, robotics and more! Grades 6-12. Registration recommended as supplies are limited.   August - December 2019 (topics to be determined) August 15 - Ozobo...