Upcoming Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Chess Club

September 25, 2018
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Computer Lab - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Clubs, Games
Description:
The Chess Club meets every Tuesday from 12-4 in the computer lab. No registration required.  ...

Board Game Time

September 25, 2018
3:00pm - 5:30pm
Branch: Selby Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Selby Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games
Description:
Tuesdays, Aug. 14 - Dec. 18 from 3 - 5:30 p.m. Drop in and play a variety of board games including Harry Potter Clue, Ticket to Ride, Munchkin, and more!   ...

LEGO Club

September 25, 2018
5:00pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Venice Library
Room: Youth Department - Venice Library
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Families
Program Type: Games
Description:
Work on your own creations or build as a team. We provide the LEGOs, you provide the imagination. ...

Lego Club

September 25, 2018
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Families
Program Type: Clubs, Educational, Games
Description:
Work on your own creations or build as a team. We provide the LEGOs, you provide the imagination. ...

Chess Club

September 26, 2018
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Branch: Venice Library
Ages: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games
Description:
Children, tweens, and teens can drop in and learn how to play chess! ...

LEGO Club

September 26, 2018
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Branch: North Port Library
Ages: Children, Tweens, Teens, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Clubs, Games
Description:
Work on your own creations or build as a team. We provide the LEGOs, you provide the imagination! For ages 8 and up; younger children may attend with a caregiver. ...

Teen Social Nights

September 26, 2018
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Teen Zone - Gulf Gate Library
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Clubs, Discussion Groups, Games, Movies
Description:
Make new friends while hanging out on the fourth Wednesday of every month. FREE refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Gulf Gate Library. There is no advance registration required. Just show up and have fun. This event is for teens 14-18...

Coding with a Cause

September 26, 2018
6:15pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Selby Library
Ages: Children, Tweens, Teens, All Ages
Program Type: Business & Entrepreneurship, Clubs, Discussion Groups, Educational, Games, Technology Instruction
Description:
Coding with a Cause Learn to code and make a statement!  Recommended for third grade and up. Wednesdays, Sept. 12 - Oct. 24 6:15 - 7:00 p.m. in the Teen Center   ...

Video Gaming and more!

September 27, 2018
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Branch: Selby Library
Room: Teen Center - Selby Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games
Description:
Drop in and play games on PlayStation, Nintendo Switch and Wii. Recommended for ages 11-18. Special appearances: September - Dash robot and GoPro cameras October - Microscope slide-viewing and VIVE Virtual Reality system November - D...

Family Game Night

September 27, 2018
5:00pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Venice Library
Room: Youth Department - Venice Library
Ages: Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Families
Program Type: Games
Description:
Join us for our weekly family board game night! We will supply various games for all ages but feel free to bring your own favorite to share! ...

After School Gaming

September 28, 2018
3:00pm - 4:45pm
Branch: North Port Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - North Port Library
Ages: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games
Description:
Kids are welcome to start the weekend right with some after school gaming!  Bring your own or choose from our library of board, card, role playing, or Wii video games.  Local gaming store "The Magician's Forge" brings new games monthly.&nbs...

Injustice 2 Video Game Tournament

September 29, 2018
11:00am - 1:00pm
Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Teen Zone - Shannon Staub Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games
Description:
Join us for a quarterly video game tournament in the Teen Zone! Pizza and prizes will be provided. Teen programs are recommended for grades 6-12. ...

Partners in Play

October 1, 2018
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Story Time - Shannon Staub Library
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Games, Storytimes
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...

LEGO Club

October 1, 2018
5:00pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Venice Library
Room: Youth Department - Venice Library
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Families
Program Type: Games
Description:
Work on your own creations or build as a team. We provide the LEGOs, you provide the imagination. ...

Teen Advisory Board

October 1, 2018
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Branch: Selby Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Selby Library
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Art Displays & Exhibits, Arts & Crafts, Book Discussions, Clubs, Discussion Groups, Educational, Games, Volunteer Orientations & Programs
Description:
  Mondays, Sept. 17 - Dec. 17 from 5 - 6 p.m. with breaks on Nov. 12  and Nov. 19 Gain leadership skills and give input on library services. Volunteer hours may be awarded for participation. Email htweed@scgov.net about volunteer o...

Chess Club

October 2, 2018
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Computer Lab - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Clubs, Games
Description:
The Chess Club meets every Tuesday from 12-4 in the computer lab. No registration required.  ...

Board Game Time

October 2, 2018
3:00pm - 5:30pm
Branch: Selby Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Selby Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games
Description:
Tuesdays, Aug. 14 - Dec. 18 from 3 - 5:30 p.m. Drop in and play a variety of board games including Harry Potter Clue, Ticket to Ride, Munchkin, and more!   ...

LEGO Club

October 2, 2018
5:00pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Venice Library
Room: Youth Department - Venice Library
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Families
Program Type: Games
Description:
Work on your own creations or build as a team. We provide the LEGOs, you provide the imagination. ...

Lego Club

October 2, 2018
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Story Time - Shannon Staub Library
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Families
Program Type: Clubs, Educational, Games, Storytimes
Description:
Work on your own creations or build as a team. We provide the LEGOs, you provide the imagination. ...

Chess Club

October 3, 2018
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Branch: Venice Library
Ages: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games
Description:
Children, tweens, and teens can drop in and learn how to play chess! ...

Youth Chess Club

October 3, 2018
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room II - North Sarasota Library
Ages: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Clubs, Games
Description:
Join us for an afternoon of strategy, friends and fun! Recommended for ages 8+. All skill levels welcome! ...

Teen Gaming Nights

October 3, 2018
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Teen Zone - Gulf Gate Library
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Games
Description:
Make new friends while playing trading card games, video games, board games or just hanging out. FREE refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Gulf Gate Library. A parental permission slip must be on file with the library to play M-rated v...

LEGO Club

October 3, 2018
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Branch: North Port Library
Ages: Children, Tweens, Teens, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Clubs, Games
Description:
Work on your own creations or build as a team. We provide the LEGOs, you provide the imagination! For ages 8 and up; younger children may attend with a caregiver. ...

Coding with a Cause

October 3, 2018
6:15pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Selby Library
Ages: Children, Tweens, Teens, All Ages
Program Type: Business & Entrepreneurship, Clubs, Discussion Groups, Educational, Games, Technology Instruction
Description:
Coding with a Cause Learn to code and make a statement!  Recommended for third grade and up. Wednesdays, Sept. 12 - Oct. 24 6:15 - 7:00 p.m. in the Teen Center   ...

Video Gaming and more!

October 4, 2018
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Branch: Selby Library
Room: Teen Center - Selby Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games
Description:
Drop in and play games on PlayStation, Nintendo Switch and Wii. Recommended for ages 11-18. Special appearances: September - Dash robot and GoPro cameras October - Microscope slide-viewing and VIVE Virtual Reality system November - D...

Teen Tech Time

October 4, 2018
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Computer Lab - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Educational, Games, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Description:
October's focus: Snap Circuits 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. ...

Family Game Night

October 4, 2018
5:00pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Venice Library
Room: Youth Department - Venice Library
Ages: Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Families
Program Type: Games
Description:
Join us for our weekly family board game night! We will supply various games for all ages but feel free to bring your own favorite to share! ...