Upcoming Events

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Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room
This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.

Preschool Nutrition

April 3, 2020
10:15am - 11:00am
Cancelled
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Educational, Environmental & Gardening
Event Description:
UF/IFAS presents healthy eating options for children and families. Demonstrations and samples are offered.  ...
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.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Storywalk

April 4, 2020
10:00am - 12:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Garden - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Environmental & Gardening, Special Events, Storytimes
Event Description:
Stroll through our Reading Garden with your little one as YOU become the storyteller. Enjoy a different book the first Saturday of every month! Best suited for ages 7 and under, but all ages can participate. In case of rain, Storywalks will ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Master Gardener Plant Clinic

April 6, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Environmental & Gardening
Event Description:
Want to learn more about Florida-Friendly gardens, composting, or citrus trees? Need a plant or insect identified? On the first and third Monday mornings of every month, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Gulf Gate Library hosts the Master Gardener Plant...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Master Gardener Plant Clinic

April 7, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Environmental & Gardening
Event Description:
Want to learn more about Florida-Friendly gardens, composting, or citrus trees? Need a plant or insect identified? Homeowners can receive research-based lawn, landscape and pest management help from the University of Florida. These sessions are made ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Florida Friendly Landscaping 101

April 7, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Environmental & Gardening
Event Description:
Join Wilma Holley from University of Florida/ IFAS Extension and Sustainability Sarasota County to learn Florida-friendly landscaping tips and tricks! This month’s topic: Invasive Plants and Animals ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Master Gardeners

April 7, 2020
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Conference Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Environmental & Gardening
Event Description:
Want to learn more about Florida-Friendly gardens, composting, or citrus trees? Need a plant or insect identified? Every Tuesday the library hosts a Plant Clinic where homeowners can receive research-based lawn, landscape and pest management help fro...

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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.
Registration
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Environmental & Gardening, Lectures
Event Description:
Join Baila Miller as she presents a lecture on Teddy Roosevelt's Bird Sanctuary and John James Audubon's artistic works. Registration Required. Limited Seating. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Sea Turtle Patrol

April 9, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Environmental & Gardening
Event Description:
Ever wonder what those yellow taped off areas of the beach are all about beginning in May?  This presentation will introduce you to our summer visitors, namely loggerhead sea turtles, and the work of the Coastal Wildlife Club that monitors our b...

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.

Audubon Florida Shorebirds and Seabirds

April 9, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Environmental & Gardening
Event Description:
Audubon Florida's Coastal Program focuses on breeding shorebirds and seabirds along the coasts of Florida.  Multiple species use beaches and even gravel rooftops to raise their young.  Learn about them and how you can help protect them from...

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.

Master Gardener Plant Clinic

April 9, 2020
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Cancelled
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 "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.

Wild Florida Discovery Dome

April 9, 2020
2:00pm - 6:30pm
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: Art Displays & Exhibits, Creation Station, Educational, Environmental & Gardening, Movies, Performances, Special Events
Event Description:
Join us for a special presentation of our Discovery Dome planetarium as we explore the wild, wild world of Florida nature in a series of thrilling video programs, including a real-world descent into the burrow of a gopher tortoise!   *Th...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Conference Room #139 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Environmental & Gardening
Event Description:
This presentation will cover biology and FWC’s efforts to conserve Florida’s long-lived keystone species, the Gopher Tortoise. Topics will include basic life history and facts about gopher tortoises, threats leading to their threatened s...
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 "Families" group.

Kids' Tortoise Adventure

April 9, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Environmental & Gardening, Storytimes
Event Description:
Join us for an explorative adventure with up-close looks at nature and fun crafts all about our neighborhood friend, the gopher tortoise! For ages 6 and up. ...

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

Gopher Tortoise Talk 2: The Suburban Tortoise

April 9, 2020
4:30pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Conference Room #139 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Environmental & Gardening
Event Description:
An FWC authorized Gopher Tortoise Agent discusses development and protecting our neighborhood natural resources. ...
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.

Gopher Tortoise Talk 3: Habitat Management and Restoration

April 9, 2020
5:00pm - 5:30pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Conference Room #139 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Environmental & Gardening
Event Description:
Join us for an introduction on land management techniques used for maintaining and restoring gopher tortoise habitat within natural areas.  Learning will focus on preferred tortoise habitats and how land managers align restoration efforts wit...
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.

Gopher Tortoise Talk 4: Tracking the Tortoises

April 9, 2020
5:30pm - 6:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Conference Room #139 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Environmental & Gardening
Event Description:
Find out how YOU can aid the gopher tortoise conservation effort by mapping burrows in the community all through the City's new digital GIS app! ...
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.
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 "Families" group.

Turtle Time Party

April 9, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Environmental & Gardening, Games, Special Events
Event Description:
Get your party shells on and join us for a final celebration of the gopher tortoise in the Children's Department featuring games, crafts, and refreshments! ...

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.

Master Gardener Plant Clinic

April 14, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Environmental & Gardening
Event Description:
Want to learn more about Florida-Friendly gardens, composting, or citrus trees? Need a plant or insect identified? Homeowners can receive research-based lawn, landscape and pest management help from the University of Florida. These sessions are made ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Master Gardener Plant Clinic - Drop In Session

April 14, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Group Study Room - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Environmental & Gardening
Event Description:
Want to learn more about Florida-Friendly gardens, composting, or citrus trees? Need a plant or insect identified? Drop in to receive research-based lawn, landscape and pest management help from the University of Florida. These sessions are ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Master Gardeners

April 14, 2020
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Conference Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Environmental & Gardening
Event Description:
Want to learn more about Florida-Friendly gardens, composting, or citrus trees? Need a plant or insect identified? Every Tuesday the library hosts a Plant Clinic where homeowners can receive research-based lawn, landscape and pest management help fro...

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.

Celery Fields - Past, Present and Future

April 14, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Environmental & Gardening, Lectures
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 57
Event Description:
Celery Fields - Past, Present and Future. Join us as a representative of the Sarasota Audubon informs us about the history, importance and the future of the area known as the Celery Fields. Registration required. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

In Celebration of Earth Day - Paint an Earth Rock

April 15, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Environmental & Gardening
Event Description:
 In Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, Fruitville Public Library invites you to drop in to paint a earth inspired rock.  Drop in between 2-4 p.m. to paint an Earth Rock.  While supplies last. ...
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

April 15, 2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Cancelled
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, Creation Station, 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 "Adults" group.

Master Gardener plant Clinic

April 16, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Study Room C - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Environmental & Gardening
Event Description:
Master Gardener Plant Clinic: Have experienced and trained gardeners answer your botanical questions from every first and third Thursday morning in study room C.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Master Gardener Plant Clinic

April 16, 2020
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Cancelled
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 "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 "Families" group.

Growing Young Readers and Writers

April 16, 2020
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Story Time - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Environmental & Gardening, Storytimes
Event Description:
A club full of fun reading, writing, and gardening adventures, with nature providing prompts for our exercises. For ages 6 and up. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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