Upcoming Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

SHINE

November 19, 2018
10:00am - 5:00pm
Library Branch: North Port Library
Room: Conference Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
Free unbiased counseling for Medicare from 10:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.  Then from 1:00-4:00 p.m. there will be free enrollment into the Health Connector (health insurance enrollment) for those ages 64 and under.  For Medicare appointments call th...

SHINE Counseling

November 19, 2018
10:00am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Fruitville Library
Room: Conference Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
SHINE counselors provide free, unbiased and confidential counseling to Medicare beneficiaries, their caregivers and those soon to be eligible. To locate a SHINE counseling site or community event near you visit www.floridashine.org or call the Elder...
Library Branch: Selby Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
"Movement Matters: Mellow Moves for Active Older Adults" with Health and Fitness professional Terry Stocker. A kinder, gentler, lighthearted fitness class designed for active older adults. Class ends with balance practice, breath work, relaxation, an...

Zumba

November 19, 2018
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Registration Required
Event Description:
Zumba is a fun and effective dance fitness class that provides a total workout, combining all elements of fitness--cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class. Wear work...
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Meeting Room A - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
Event Description:
    Orientation and overview of the Literacy Council of Sarasota and its work in helping to teach adults in our community in need of reading, writing, math skills and learning English as a second language to integrate into our c...

Libraries Closed Thanksgiving Holiday

November 22, 2018
6:00am - 10:00pm
Branches:
Elsie Quirk Library, Osprey Library at Historic Spanish Point, Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library, Fruitville Library, Gulf Gate Library, North Port Library, North Sarasota Library, Selby Library, Shannon Staub Library, William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library

Libraries Closed Thanksgiving Holiday

November 23, 2018
6:00am - 10:00pm
Branches:
Elsie Quirk Library, Osprey Library at Historic Spanish Point, Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library, Fruitville Library, Gulf Gate Library, North Port Library, North Sarasota Library, Selby Library, Shannon Staub Library, William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library

Free Blood Pressure Testing

November 24, 2018
10:00am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Library
Room: Meeting Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults, Seniors, Families
Program Type: Health & Human Services, Outreach
Event Description:
Nursing Students from Charlotte Technical College are offering free blood pressure screenings, as well as information on heart disease and how to create a heart-healthy diet. ...

SHINE

November 26, 2018
10:00am - 5:00pm
Library Branch: North Port Library
Room: Conference Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
Free unbiased counseling for Medicare from 10:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.  Then from 1:00-4:00 p.m. there will be free enrollment into the Health Connector (health insurance enrollment) for those ages 64 and under.  For Medicare appointments call th...

SHINE Counseling

November 26, 2018
10:00am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Fruitville Library
Room: Conference Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
SHINE counselors provide free, unbiased and confidential counseling to Medicare beneficiaries, their caregivers and those soon to be eligible. To locate a SHINE counseling site or community event near you visit www.floridashine.org or call the Elder...
Library Branch: Selby Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
"Movement Matters: Mellow Moves for Active Older Adults" with Health and Fitness professional Terry Stocker. A kinder, gentler, lighthearted fitness class designed for active older adults. Class ends with balance practice, breath work, relaxatio...
Library Branch: Fruitville Library
Room: Conference Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
Event Description:
    Orientation and overview of the Literacy Council of Sarasota and its work in helping to teach adults in our community in need of reading, writing, math skills and learning English as a second language to integrate into our c...

Family Stories and More

November 27, 2018
10:30am - 11:15am
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Selby Library
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Health & Human Services, Live Music, Performances, Storytimes
Event Description:
Books, puppets, songs, dance and more surprises. Geared for ages 3-5, but all are welcome to join the fun. Enjoy special guest Adrianne Pezzella on Oct. 30  for “Fun To Be Fit Kids.” Tuesdays, Aug. 28 - Dec. 11 with a break on Nov. 20...

Partners In Play®

November 29, 2018
10:15am - 11:15am
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Selby Library
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
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...

Good Samaritan Pharmacy

November 29, 2018
10:30am - 1:30pm
Library Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Conference Room - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
Prescription Medication & Health Care Assistance for those that are uninsured and qualify financially. ...

Partners In Play®

November 29, 2018
11:45am - 12:45pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Selby Library
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
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...

CANCELLED - Health in Motion Bus

November 29, 2018
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
The Florida Department of Health Sarasota County's Health in Motion staff provide no cost health care screenings and referrals for general health and wellness. No appointment is needed. For questions call 941-861-2873.  ...

meditation for beginners

November 30, 2018
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
Event Description:
In this one hour session you will learn Isha Kriya, a simple 12-18 minute practice, to help you meditate effortlessly.  Isha Kriya does not require previous experience with meditation and can be done sitting in a chair.   ...

Newborn and Infant Nutrition Support

December 1, 2018
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Age Group: Babies, Families
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
Drop-in breastfeeding support and education will be offered at no charge by a trained peer counselor from Healthy Start Coalition with the goal of increasing knowledge and awareness for mothers. Toys and books will be offered for older siblings to st...

Meditation for Beginners

December 1, 2018
10:30am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Isha Kriya is a simple 12-18 minute practice to help you become effortlessly meditative. Isha Kriya does not require previous experience with meditation, and each one hour session can be done sitting in a chair. ...

SHINE

December 3, 2018
10:00am - 5:00pm
Library Branch: North Port Library
Room: Conference Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
Free unbiased counseling for Medicare from 10:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.  Then from 1:00-4:00 p.m. there will be free enrollment into the Health Connector (health insurance enrollment) for those ages 64 and under.  For Medicare appointments call th...

SHINE Counseling

December 3, 2018
10:00am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Fruitville Library
Room: Conference Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
SHINE counselors provide free, unbiased and confidential counseling to Medicare beneficiaries, their caregivers and those soon to be eligible. To locate a SHINE counseling site or community event near you visit www.floridashine.org or call the Elder...
Library Branch: Selby Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
"Movement Matters: Mellow Moves for Active Older Adults" with Health and Fitness professional Terry Stocker. A kinder, gentler, lighthearted fitness class designed for active older adults. Class ends with balance practice, breath work, relaxation, an...

Health in Motion Bus

December 4, 2018
10:00am - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Library
Room: Reading Garden - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
The Florida Department of Health of Sarasota County, Health in Motion staff will be on-site to provide no-cost health screenings and referrals for general health and wellness. Nursing staff will help individuals who lack medical insurance find a medi...

Family Stories and More

December 4, 2018
10:30am - 11:15am
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Selby Library
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Health & Human Services, Live Music, Performances, Storytimes
Event Description:
Books, puppets, songs, dance and more surprises. Geared for ages 3-5, but all are welcome to join the fun. Enjoy special guest Adrianne Pezzella on Oct. 30  for “Fun To Be Fit Kids.” Tuesdays, Aug. 28 - Dec. 11 with a break on Nov. 20...

Laughter Yoga

December 5, 2018
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services, Special Events
Event Description:
Did you know that 20-30 minutes of LAUGHTER exercises can energize you for days after? Not only that, with more than 50 documented health benefits of practicing LAUGHTER YOGA, an exercise of the lungs and your whole body, with no yoga poses, ...

Partners In Play®

December 6, 2018
10:15am - 11:15am
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Selby Library
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
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...