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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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Performances, Special Events, Storytimes
Details:
Storytelling and puppets shows with Katie Adams! Click here  to watch the story of Johnny Appleseed!  ...

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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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Games, Technology Instruction, Virtual
Details:
Learn how to play games like Scrabble, Bridge, and Chess online with friends! Cyber-Seniors is committed to keeping senior citizens socially connected while remaining safe in their homes. Seniors can join a variety of live programs ...
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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Virtual
Details:
Have fun in a dramatic way! Dramatic Learning online program includes Classics and original scripts, skits, monologues and lesson plans.   https://www.worldbookonline.com/dramaticlearning/home?subacct=P0782 ...
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Technology Instruction, Virtual
Details:
In this presentation Cyber-Seniors Mentors take you through how to create a Facebook account, how to use Facebook, how to adjust your Facebook privacy setting and how to delete your Facebook account. Cyber-Seniors is committed to keeping senior ci...
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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Virtual
Details:
Novelist is a GREAT resource to find fiction or non-fiction reading recommendations! Locate books to read by describing a plot or find similar titles and authors for books already enjoyed. Novelist contains book reviews and book lists for all ages: c...
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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Educational, Environmental & Gardening, Virtual
Details:
Learning in Florida's Environment (LIFE) Science Shorts are a series of videos about various topics dealing with Florida's wildlife and nature. This episode is about food chains and food webs. More information can be found here. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Environmental & Gardening, Virtual
Details:
Are you interested in reducing your energy and water bills at home? Check out our Do-It-Yourself Audit Kits today to learn how you can improve your home’s efficiency and save money! Sarasota County offers Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Energy and Water ...
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years)
Program Type: Educational, Environmental & Gardening, Performances, Special Events, Virtual
Details:
  Watch the story of our scientist, turned magician, and their fiery pet dragon. During this event, experiments demonstrating the principles of air pressure are artfully woven into tales of mischievous spells, dragon-riding, and explosive dra...

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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 "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Educational, Storytimes, Virtual
Details:
(1-5 years old) a FREE group hosted via the ZOOM platform featuring a captivating program of art, music, movement, science and other creative activities. A magical time where parents and children play, learn and discover together. The Zoom ...
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 "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Educational, Live Music, Performances, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 86
Details:
Learn new songs with professional music teacher, Ms. Bobbi! Bobbi's goal is to help children develop a love of singing and express themselves through music!   This virtual program will be hosted in Zoom. Once you register you will be sent ...
This event is in the "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year)
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services, Storytimes, Virtual
Details:
(0-14 Months) Let’s breath, stretch, relax and bond with our little ones in this new virtual group.  Each group offers a simple way to connect both emotionally and physically with your baby while connecting with others in your community.&nb...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Discussion Groups, Educational, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Details:
Join Joanna Fox as she guides you through the process of creative writing of vignettes.  Tweens and teens can join this Zoom Conference Room to imagine their story and its artful expression.  This virtual program will be hosted in Z...

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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Live Music
Details:
The Sarasota Music Archive presents The Art of Piano Playing Summer Series: Insightful Commentary and Performances by Professional Pianists Watch the Livestream of these events at  https://tinyurl.com/yban2blz  the&nb...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Discussion Groups, Educational, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Details:
Explore prompts to start the journey of writing a memoir, and have the chance to share a piece of your story. This virtual program will be hosted in Zoom. Once you register you will be sent a confirmation email with information about using Zoom. ...

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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services, Virtual
Details:
Join SHINE for virtual "Medicare" classes throughout the month of July! This class join SHINE from your kitchen table as we talk about Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) options available in Florida. Register in advance for this webinar:...
This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.

Test Event

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Meeting Room II - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years)
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 34
Details:
This is a test event.  ...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Details:
Staff from Sarasota County Historical Resources share ideas for ways that you can preserve your treasured items at home. You will learn the steps to take to protect your family’s history as well as get some tips and tricks for making it a f...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Games, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Details:
Want to test your trivia prowess? Join us for online trivia using Zoom and Kahoot! These teen/adult-oriented questions will challenge your brain and keep you entertained!  The theme for this week: This or That! Pokemon or Medicine? RPG sp...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services, Virtual
Details:
Do you have any concerns about your financial identity or cyber security in a crisis time like now? Join our online workshop to learn ways to protect your identity and to identify scams in this challenging time. Or ask our instructor a que...
This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services, Storytimes, Virtual
Details:
(2 years -5 Years old): Yoga, Dance, Gymnastics and more.  This virtual group is for both parents and children to explore a child’s world while supporting fitness, emotional well-being and building social interaction skills.  The Zoom ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Virtual
Details:
Sure, you could "experiment" in the kitchen with your new, electric multicooker, the great tool that it is for working professionals, busy parents and active seniors. But, better to learn the basics in our easy, 45 minute class, where we'll show you ...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Discussion Groups, Educational, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Details:
Make your stories come to life with voice acting. Get some hints and practice a few lines in preparation for reading a public domain or your own story that we may record and produce for Storycasts in our digital library (https://storycasts.libsy...

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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.
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Author Event, Educational, Virtual
Details:
Mo invites you into his studio, doodles, and teaches you how to draw Cat the Cat. To download this episode’s activity page, click here.     ...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Discussion Groups, Educational, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Details:
Learn about free or inexpensive ways to record and publish audio files of public domain stories, your stories, interviews and more. Tweens, teens and adults can join this Zoom Conference Room to imagine their story and its artful expression...

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Book Discussions, Discussion Groups, Educational, Health & Human Services, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Details:
Talk to other kids about the cool books you are reading this summer and get tips on what to read next. We will offer something for this age group on most Fridays at the same time this summer. Stay tuned for more fun events! This virtual pr...

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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Genealogy, Virtual
Details:
Discover more about your family with HeritageQuest. HeritageQuest is a database of genealogical sources, local and family histories, and research aids. It contains records for individuals in more than 60 countries, with coverage dating back to the 17...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Games, Virtual
Details:
It's the 28th of December. You and 8 others arrive at the Jenna Rick Library under the assumption that you're attending the facility's first-ever, after-hours Lock-In Party. There are three staff members there to greet you. The building is festively ...