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This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Discussions, Performances, Virtual
Event Description:
Drop by for your daily dose of poetry. Staff members read and share their favorite poems, with a new selection each day. Get to know your library staff while exploring the world of poetry!     ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Discussions, Performances, Virtual
Event Description:
Drop by for your daily dose of poetry. Staff members read and share their favorite poems, with a new selection each day. Get to know your library staff while exploring the world of poetry!   ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Discussions, Performances, Virtual
Event Description:
Drop by for your daily dose of poetry. Staff members read and share their favorite poems, with a new selection each day. Get to know your library staff while exploring the world of poetry! ...
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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Games, Performances, Special Events, Virtual
Event Description:
Looking for a quick pick-me-up? Call 941-861-1745 every Friday to hear from a live staff member and bring five minutes of joy to your day! Include the whole family to spread the fun. For the best experience, we suggest calling the line with your l...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Discussions, Performances, Virtual
Event Description:
Drop by for your daily dose of poetry. Staff members read and share their favorite poems, with a new selection each day. Get to know your library staff while exploring the world of poetry! ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Discussions, Performances, Virtual
Event Description:
Drop by for your daily dose of poetry. Staff members read and share their favorite poems, with a new selection each day. Get to know your library staff while exploring the world of poetry! ...
This event is in the "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.
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.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Ecstatic Dance for Kids (Live)

June 2, 2020
10:00am - 10:45am
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Families, All Ages
Program Type: Health & Human Services, Live Music, Performances, Special Events, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Find yourself moving and grooving to live music with Flint on the chapman stick while certified ecstatic dance instructor, Rachel gives fun prompts to engage everyone in a joyful dance exploration. Say hi to your friends and ...

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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 "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services, Performances, Virtual
Event Description:
Join Adrianne Pezzella for her popular Sarasota show, Fun to Be Fit Kids. This show will become available on Wednesday, June 3 at 10 a.m. and will be accessible for one week.  ...
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.

Mid-Morning Poetry Lab (Live)

June 4, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Discussion Groups, Performances, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Express yourself in an online workshop environment. Receive writing prompts and general inspiration from different presenters and your fellow poets, with ample time to write and share. ...
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Educational, Performances, Storytimes, Virtual
Event Description:
Join Katie Adams for a beautiful series of puppet shows featuring classic fairy tales. This show will become available on Thursday, June 4 at 2 p.m. and will be accessible for one week.  ...
This event is in the "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Summer Kick-off Dance Party for All (Live)

June 4, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), 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), Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Health & Human Services, Live Music, Performances, Special Events, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 80
Event Description:
Find yourself moving and grooving to live music with local dance band, Meteoreyes! Kids can bring their stuffed animals to dance along, and we'll give them the chance to be in the spotlight.  "When I hear a groovy beat, I'm full of ...

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 "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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Games, Performances, Special Events, Virtual
Event Description:
Looking for a quick pick-me-up? Call 941-861-1745 every Friday to hear from a live staff member and bring five minutes of joy to your day! Include the whole family to spread the fun. For the best experience, we suggest calling the line with your l...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Performances, Virtual
Event Description:
Watch two of the Asolo Play Readers in the touching Love Letters by A. R. Gurney.  This play was first performed by the playwright himself at the New York Public Library.    Now it is available as a virtual progr...
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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Games, Performances, Special Events, Virtual
Event Description:
Looking for a quick pick-me-up? Call 941-861-1745 every Friday to hear from a live staff member and bring five minutes of joy to your day! Include the whole family to spread the fun. For the best experience, we suggest calling the line with your l...
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.

Mid-Morning Poetry Lab (Live)

June 18, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Discussion Groups, Performances, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Express yourself in an online workshop environment. Receive writing prompts and general inspiration from different presenters and your fellow poets, with ample time to write and share. ...
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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Games, Performances, Special Events, Virtual
Event Description:
Looking for a quick pick-me-up? Call 941-861-1745 every Friday to hear from a live staff member and bring five minutes of joy to your day! Include the whole family to spread the fun. For the best experience, we suggest calling the line with your l...
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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Games, Performances, Special Events, Virtual
Event Description:
Looking for a quick pick-me-up? Call 941-861-1745 every Friday to hear from a live staff member and bring five minutes of joy to your day! Include the whole family to spread the fun. For the best experience, we suggest calling the line with your l...
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 "Families" group.

Fun to be Fit Kids!

July 2, 2020
10:30am - 11:15am
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Families
Program Type: Games, Health & Human Services, Performances, Special Events, Storytimes
Event Description:
Fun To Be Fit Kids is a music and movement program for children and their caregivers to attend together. Classes are designed for children and their caregiver(s) to spend quality time together singing, dancing, getting some exercise and having fun...
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.

Mid-Morning Poetry Lab (Live)

July 2, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Discussion Groups, Performances, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Express yourself in an online workshop environment. Receive writing prompts and general inspiration from different presenters and your fellow poets, with ample time to write and share. ...
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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Games, Performances, Special Events, Virtual
Event Description:
Looking for a quick pick-me-up? Call 941-861-1745 every Friday to hear from a live staff member and bring five minutes of joy to your day! Include the whole family to spread the fun. For the best experience, we suggest calling the line with your l...
This event is in the "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Giving Tree Drum Circle

July 9, 2020
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), 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), Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Live Music, Performances, Special Events
Event Description:
Find yourself grooving with the beat in a professionally led drum circle. A limited number of drums will be provided. Bring your own drum if you like! Space is limited. Pick up a ticket at the youth desk 15 minutes before the event. ...
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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Games, Performances, Special Events, Virtual
Event Description:
Looking for a quick pick-me-up? Call 941-861-1745 every Friday to hear from a live staff member and bring five minutes of joy to your day! Include the whole family to spread the fun. For the best experience, we suggest calling the line with your l...
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.

Mid-Morning Poetry Lab (Live)

July 16, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Discussion Groups, Performances, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Express yourself in an online workshop environment. Receive writing prompts and general inspiration from different presenters and your fellow poets, with ample time to write and share. ...
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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Games, Performances, Special Events, Virtual
Event Description:
Looking for a quick pick-me-up? Call 941-861-1745 every Friday to hear from a live staff member and bring five minutes of joy to your day! Include the whole family to spread the fun. For the best experience, we suggest calling the line with your l...
This event is in the "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.
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.

Too Cool Tuesdays: Puppet Playhouse

July 21, 2020
10:30am - 11:15am
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Performances, Storytimes
Event Description:
Enjoy a puppet show medley featuring picture book favorites. Dance and stretch with puppets and music between each 2-5 minute show. ...

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 "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Hip-Hop Dance Workshop

July 22, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Dr. Edward James II Meeting Room - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Performances, Special Events
Event Description:
Think you've got cool moves? Learn some new ones in this hip-hop dance class facilitated by Sarasota Contemporary Dance. All levels of experience welcome!   Recommended for ages 9-18, but all ages welcome. ...
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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Games, Performances, Special Events, Virtual
Event Description:
Looking for a quick pick-me-up? Call 941-861-1745 every Friday to hear from a live staff member and bring five minutes of joy to your day! Include the whole family to spread the fun. For the best experience, we suggest calling the line with your l...