Upcoming Events

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Baila Miller - Ballet Russe

April 25, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Library
Room: Meeting Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational, Lectures
Event Description:
Baila Miller's fine arts programs are high quality multimedia presentations that explore the role of art, architecture, cinema and photography as well as orchestral and operatic influences in the development of modern culture.  Join Ba...

Financial Workshop: Mitigating the Cost of Long Term Care

April 27, 2019
10:00am - 11:15am
Cancelled
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Room: Community Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Lectures
Event Description:
This is the final hour-long seminar to be given at Venice Library this season presented by experts from the nonprofit organization Foundation for Financial Education (F3E). Founded in 2009 as a result of an urgent need to eliminate financia...
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Entrepreneurship, Discussion Groups, Educational, Lectures
Event Description:
Manasota-SCORE hosts specialized business workshops. This week- 'Green Your Business':Sustainable Practices for Business  Learn how to save money and resources at work or in your organization by adopting sustainability practices. Saraso...

Complete Streets Savvy Bicycle Safety

May 1, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Meeting Room A - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services, Lectures
Event Description:
The Florida Bicycle Association will present a talk about general bicycle safety and best practices for both motorists and cyclists, with an emphasis on how to share the road. Florida statutes and lane positioning will also be discussed.  Thi...
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Meeting Room A - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures
Event Description:
On 30 January, 1933, a few minutes after noon, Adolf Hitler was escorted into the office of Reich President von Hindenburg and formally named Chancellor of the German Republic, his first step on the road to absolute power. Please join David Carlso...
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Lectures, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Interested in buying a new television but you don't know where to start? Interested in how various brands have evolved over the years? Want to know the difference between 480, 720, 1080, and 2K and 4K video? In this class you will learn about how TVs...
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Room: Community Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures
Event Description:
Dale Chihuly (b. 1941) is an American glass sculptor and entrepreneur. His works are considered unique in the field of blown glass. His vision of “what glass can be” has changed the medium into a world-class art form in which Objet d'art move...
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational, Genealogy, Lectures
Event Description:
This month: Planning and Preparation for a Rewarding Genealogy Research Trip, Home or Abroad. Carol Campbell  Carol will have just returned from a three-week genealogical research trip to Northern Ireland.  Her topic will reflect th...

Introduction to Buying and Selling Items Online

May 13, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Creation Station - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Lectures, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Learn how to navigate ecommerce sites to buy and sell new and used items on online shopping sites like eBay, Amazon, and peer to peer sales sites like LetGo, OfferUp, FaceBook Marketplace, Craigslist, and more! ...
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 37
Event Description:
Lionel Olmer will present a 45 minute lecture accompanied by visuals of a trip to Antarctica he made, covering some of the route of the famous attempt of Captain Shackleton on his ship "Endurance" and his crew of 27 men. The attempt to reach the Sout...

Time Sifters Archaeological Program

May 15, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Selby 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:  Manasota Key Offshore Site Dr. Ryan M. Duggins For more information visit timesifters.org ...

World of Reptiles

June 1, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Meeting Room AB - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families, All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Lectures, Special Events
Event Description:
John Storms and his world of reptiles ...

Thursday Movies

June 6, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Lectures, Movies
Event Description:
Are you a movie buff? Interested in watching critically acclaimed films and learning a little bit about the movie industry as well? Every Thursday will include a famous movie ranging from Hollywood's past or around the world and a brief introductory ...

Introduction to Buying and Selling Items Online

June 10, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Creation Station - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Lectures, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Learn how to navigate ecommerce sites to buy and sell new and used items on online shopping sites like eBay, Amazon, and peer to peer sales sites like LetGo, OfferUp, FaceBook Marketplace, Craigslist, and more! ...

iPhones and iPads for Beginners

June 10, 2019
1:30pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Creation Station - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Lectures, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
 Learn the basics of using your iPad and iPhone. Class will cover the buttons, navigating and understanding the settings menus/options, connecting to the internet, navigating internet menus (Safari), and basic sharing features. There will be ple...
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Lectures, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Interested in buying a new television but you don't know where to start? Interested in how various brands have evolved over the years? Want to know the difference between 480, 720, 1080, and 2K and 4K video? In this class you will learn about how TVs...

Thursday Movies

June 13, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Lectures, Movies
Event Description:
Are you a movie buff? Interested in watching critically acclaimed films and learning a little bit about the movie industry as well? Every Thursday will include a famous movie ranging from Hollywood's past or around the world and a brief introductory ...

Thursday Movies CANCELLED

June 20, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Lectures, Movies
Event Description:
Are you a movie buff? Interested in watching critically acclaimed films and learning a little bit about the movie industry as well? Every Thursday will include a famous movie ranging from Hollywood's past or around the world and a brief introductory ...

Thursday Movies

June 27, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Lectures, Movies
Event Description:
Are you a movie buff? Interested in watching critically acclaimed films and learning a little bit about the movie industry as well? Every Thursday will include a famous movie ranging from Hollywood's past or around the world and a brief introductory ...

Thursday Movies

July 4, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Lectures, Movies
Event Description:
Are you a movie buff? Interested in watching critically acclaimed films and learning a little bit about the movie industry as well? Every Thursday will include a famous movie ranging from Hollywood's past or around the world and a brief introductory ...

Introduction to Buying and Selling Items Online

July 8, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Creation Station - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Lectures, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Learn how to navigate ecommerce sites to buy and sell new and used items on online shopping sites like eBay, Amazon, and peer to peer sales sites like LetGo, OfferUp, FaceBook Marketplace, Craigslist, and more! ...

iPhones and iPads for Beginners

July 8, 2019
1:30pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Creation Station - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Lectures, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
 Learn the basics of using your iPad and iPhone. Class will cover the buttons, navigating and understanding the settings menus/options, connecting to the internet, navigating internet menus (Safari), and basic sharing features. There will be ple...
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Lectures, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Interested in buying a new television but you don't know where to start? Interested in how various brands have evolved over the years? Want to know the difference between 480, 720, 1080, and 2K and 4K video? In this class you will learn about how TVs...

Thursday Movies

July 11, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Lectures, Movies
Event Description:
Are you a movie buff? Interested in watching critically acclaimed films and learning a little bit about the movie industry as well? Every Thursday will include a famous movie ranging from Hollywood's past or around the world and a brief introductory ...

Baila Miller reviews the Ringling Collection

July 12, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Room: Community Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures
Event Description:
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art was established in 1927 as the legacy of Mable and John Ringling. The museum's art collection consists of more than 10,000 objects that include paintings, sculpture, drawings, prints, photographs and decorati...

Thursday Movies

July 18, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Lectures, Movies
Event Description:
Are you a movie buff? Interested in watching critically acclaimed films and learning a little bit about the movie industry as well? Every Thursday will include a famous movie ranging from Hollywood's past or around the world and a brief introductory ...