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This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Lectures
Event Description:
Please join NASA Ambassador Greg Shanos as he surveys the history of the Apollo missions to the moon, and discusses significant findings from the moon rock samples that were returned. Samples of lunar meteorites from the presenter's personal collecti...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Searching for your orphaned ancestors

October 22, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Genealogy, Lectures
Event Description:
Join Gail O'Hara as she guides you on a genealogy search for orphan information.  This presentation includes states facilitating reunions between adoptees and birth relatives, online research with Ancestry Library Edition, historical overviews, ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Four Tuesdays with Twain: 3. Twain's Twins

October 22, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Community Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures
Event Description:
Alan Kitty gives four lectures on different topics associated with Mark Twain on consecutive Tuesdays in October. In this third lecture, Alan discusses a major idea in Twain's works: the dual nature of Man. We will discuss this central theme as prese...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Simple, Fun and Delicious Meals with Chef Warren

October 23, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Community Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Chef Warren shows you how to get back to the basics Learn the tips, recipes and what kitchen gear to buy to help you become a celebrity chef in your own kitchen without breaking your budget. Every attendee gets to taste a sample from the cook...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Thursday Movies

October 24, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public 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 ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Community Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures
Event Description:
Alan Kitty gives four lectures on different topics associated with Mark Twain on consecutive Tuesdays in October. In this final lecture, Alan reveals Twain's views on human society. The focus is on Twain's observations about morals, civilization, ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Thursday Movies

October 31, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public 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 ...
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: North Port Public Library
Room: Juliano Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Author Event, Educational, Lectures, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
Writing a novel alone can be difficult, even for seasoned writers. North Port Library celebrates National Novel Writing Month by providing scheduled space in a studious environment (with free wifi and laptops you can borrow in-house), and three writi...

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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.

NaNoWriMo Writing Session

November 2, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Juliano Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Author Event, Educational, Lectures, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
Writing a novel alone can be difficult, even for seasoned writers. North Port Library celebrates National Novel Writing Month by providing scheduled space in a studious environment (with free wifi and laptops you can borrow in-house), and three writi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Artists in Purgatory: Cuban Art of the 1980s

November 5, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Author Event, Lectures
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Description:
Join us to hear Jorge Reynardus talk about the lives and work of 70 expatriate Cuban artists, who fled the Castro crackdown on Cuba's 1980s Art Renaissance. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Jazz in the Making Series

November 6, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures, Live Music
Event Description:
Jazz in the Making:  Three top quality jazz programs by members of the jazz community September 25 – “Jazz is English,” lecture/demonstration, Harry Miedema, Professor Emerita, Indianapolis University October 16  - Tom Pizzi, piano a...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Opera Talk: Puccini's "Madame Butterfly"

November 6, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures
Event Description:
Joins us for a multimedia presentation with Phyllis Lowitt. Sponsored by the Friends of the Selby Public Library. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Thursday Movies

November 7, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public 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 ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Genealogical Society of Sarasota Program & Meeting.

November 9, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational, Genealogy, Lectures
Event Description:
This month: Peggy Jude: Ramp Up Your Genealogy with Social Media. Peggy began family research when she was 15, continued while in college going to courthouses and cemeteries.  While in Minnesota she served on the board of the Minnesota Genealogi...
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.

NaNoWriMo Writer's Workshop with Dr. John Pelot

November 9, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Juliano Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Author Event, Educational, Lectures, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
Writing a novel alone can be difficult, even for seasoned writers. North Port Library celebrates National Novel Writing Month by providing scheduled space in a studious environment (with free wifi and laptops you can borrow in-house), and three writi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Books & Coffee

November 12, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author Event, Book Discussions, Educational, Lectures
Event Description:
Friends of the Selby Public Library invites you to their monthly book presentation and discussion. This month: Phillippe Diederich, prize winning author and engaging presenter, will discuss novel writing and the importance of building ...
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.

Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall

November 12, 2019
6:00pm - 7:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Juliano Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families
Program Type: Author Event, Book Discussions, Discussion Groups, Educational, Lectures, Performances, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Description:
November 9 marks the 30th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall. As the world commemorates this historic event, J. Elke Ertle, will discuss the factors that led to the construction of the Berlin Wall in 1961 and the dynamics that brought it...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures
Event Description:
"The U.S. and World War 1: A New View," . New College of Florida Emeritus, Dr. Justus Doenecke presents a military History of the United States involvement in World War I, with attention to General Pershing and the U.S expeditionary force. Spons...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Thursday Movies

November 14, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public 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 ...
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.

NaNoWriMo Writer's Workshop with Jeff Shuster

November 16, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Juliano Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Author Event, Educational, Lectures, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
Writing a novel alone can be difficult, even for seasoned writers. North Port Library celebrates National Novel Writing Month by providing scheduled space in a studious environment (with free wifi and laptops you can borrow in-house), and three writi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

iPhones and iPads for Beginners

November 18, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public 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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Time Sifters Archaeological Program

November 20, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Selby Public 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:  Preserving a Lost WWII Battlefield off of North Carolina -Sunken German U-boats and their prey. David Alberg For more information visit timesifters.org ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Thursday Movies

November 21, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public 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 ...
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.

NaNoWriMo Writing Session

November 23, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Juliano Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Author Event, Educational, Lectures, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
Writing a novel alone can be difficult, even for seasoned writers. North Port Library celebrates National Novel Writing Month by providing scheduled space in a studious environment (with free wifi and laptops you can borrow in-house), and three writi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Music from the inside out - film and discussion

December 4, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures, Movies
Event Description:
MUSIC FROM THE INSIDE OUT follows the lives of The Philadelphia Orchestra members both inside and outside the concert hall. Discussion will be led by Phyllis Lowitt, MA. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Venice as a Maritime Republic

December 5, 2019
11:00am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures
Event Description:
 "Venice as a Maritime Republic" - A great power of 15th c. Europe, Venice was symbolized by the Lion of St. Mark. Its position on the Adriatic gave it access to all the ports along the Dalmatian coast (Dubrovnik), the eastern Mediterranean, the...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Introduction to Buying and Selling Items Online

December 9, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public 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! ...