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"Sylvia" - A play reading by the Asolo Play Readers

February 25, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room AB - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performances
Event Description:
Please join the Asolo Play Readers as they perform a reading of "Sylvia." Empty nesters Greg and Kate find themselves at a crossroads – his career is winding down while hers is ramping up. Now living in a Manhattan apartment, Kate thinks the dog p...
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 "Families" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Open Mic

February 29, 2020
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Creation Station, Live Music, Performances
Event Description:
An open mic for anybody interested in performing for a group! We welcome musicians, karaoke, poetry, short stories, and more. ...

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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 "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, One Book Sarasota, Performances
Event Description:
The Asolo Repertory Theatre Players present Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women,  this year's One Book One Community choice by author Kate Moore.   Drawn from diaries, letters, court transcripts, and in...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures, Performances
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Jenny Aldrich Preforms As: "Lilla Cabot Perry": Impressions of Monet and the Americans in Giverny Born a “Boston Brahmin” in 1848, Lilla Perry, a married mother of three daughters, decided to become a professional artist at the age of 36. In this ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Performances, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
The Asolo Repertory Theatre Players present Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women,  this year's One Book One Community choice by author Kate Moore.   Drawn from diaries, letters, court transcripts, and intervi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, One Book Sarasota, Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Description:
Asolo Repertory Theatre Guild Play Readers present "Radium Girls."  Kate Moore’s riveting true story of America’s “shining girls”, tells the story of young women employed as dial painters in the 1920s using the new miracle substance, “Radiu...
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.

Wild Florida Discovery Dome Showcase

April 9, 2020
2:00pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Age Group: 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: Art Displays & Exhibits, Creation Station, Educational, Environmental & Gardening, Movies, Performances, Special Events
Event Description:
Join us for a special presentation of our Discovery Dome planetarium as we explore the wild, wild world of Florida nature in a series of thrilling video programs, including a real-world descent into the burrow of a gopher tortoise!   *Th...
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.

Live Music - Southwind Bluegrass Band

April 9, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: 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:
Celebrate the finale of our Gopher Tortoise Shellebration with the authentic sounds of the Old South from the Southwind Bluegrass Band! ...
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.

Sarasota Jungle Gardens: Furry Friends

June 11, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families
Program Type: Educational, Performances, Special Events
Event Description:
What zoo animals will get to visit the library? Meet and learn about some special surprise mammals with zookeepers from Sarasota Jungle Gardens. ...

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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 "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.

Moo-gician: Magic Tricks and More

June 18, 2020
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Performances, Special Events, Storytimes
Event Description:
Find yourself laughing hysterically as the Moogician performs magic with milk, juggling with cheese, and all things MOO! ...
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.

Enchanted Kingdom Fairytales with Katie Adams

June 25, 2020
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Performances, Special Events, Storytimes
Event Description:
Join storyteller and puppeteer, Katie Adams for interactive performances of favorite classic fairytales. ...

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 "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 "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 "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 "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 Finale Party

August 8, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub 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: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Games, Performances, Special Events
Event Description:
Enjoy the fantastic tunes of DJ Jam All Day and his magical photo booth, try your hand at enchanting crafts, solve the bewitching puzzles of our escape rooms, and discover the community's grand prize earned through your reading minutes from over the ...