Upcoming Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Spring Break Hooping Mania

March 22, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Description:
Join Amy the Hoop Lady for hula hooping fun! Please get your ticket at the youth desk, as there is limited space. ...

Family Movie: Toy Story 3

March 22, 2019
10:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Room: Community Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: 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)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Description:
Join us for a morning movie, Toy Story 3! ...

Storytime with The Ringling

March 22, 2019
11:00am - 11:45am
Library Branch: Shannon Staub 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)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Special Events, Storytimes
Event Description:
Join us for a morning storytime program, designed to engage toddlers and preschoolers in activities that connect art with early literacy. Program presented by The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. For ages 0-6. ...

Keep Calm and Color On

March 22, 2019
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Description:
Coloring pages, markers, color pencils, and crayons will be provided. ...

Forty Carrots Partners in Play

March 25, 2019
10:15am - 11:15am
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Room: Storytime Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years)
Program Type: Special Events
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...

Sing Along with Miss Vicki

March 26, 2019
10:15am - 10:45am
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Room: Storytime Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Description:
Caregivers and children join in singing nursery song and folk son favorites. ...

40 Carrots - Partners in Play

March 26, 2019
10:15am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: North Port Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Description:
Drop in to enjoy special play time with your child, meet our friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots Family Center can help you enjoy parenting even more. Space is limited, pick up a ticket at the Youth Desk the day of the even...

Closed for Maintenance

March 27, 2019
10:00am - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Room: Computer Lab - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Events
Event Description:
Room closed for maintenance. ...

Dog Tales

March 27, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Library
Room: Teen Center - Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Special Events
Event Description:
Meet and greet Humane Society dogs. Discuss dog care and other interesting canine topics. ...

Read With The Dogs

March 27, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Description:
Children are invited to read with certified pet therapy dogs.  This program encourages conversation and develops reading and communication skills. The dogs love the attention and the kids love the interactions. This program is for reading c...

Mindful Meditation/Yoga Breath Stretch Class

March 28, 2019
10:15am - 11:15am
Registration
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Room: Community Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
This hour-long class is meant to equally balance your mind and body, while introducing or deepening knowledge of mindful meditation, breath work, and body alignment.  It is designed for any person regardless of age, body type, disability, gender...

Keep Calm and Color On

March 29, 2019
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Description:
Coloring pages, markers, color pencils, and crayons will be provided. ...

GARDEN Club

March 30, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Room: Storytime Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years)
Program Type: Environmental & Gardening, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Storytelling and learning activities to inspire the green thumb in everyone! *Registration is required as space and materials are limited to 12 participants* ...

Family Fun and Health Day

March 30, 2019
10:00am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Families
Program Type: Health & Human Services, Special Events
Event Description:
All ages welcome! Join us for FREE food, fun, and information on staying healthy! Kids will receive a free book. Visit all of our stations for a chance to win great prizes! ...

Family Fun and Health Day

March 30, 2019
10:00am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Meeting Room II - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Families
Program Type: Health & Human Services, Special Events
Event Description:
All ages welcome! Join us for FREE food, fun, and information on staying healthy! Kids will receive a free book. Visit all of our stations for a chance to win great prizes! ...

Forty Carrots Partners in Play

April 1, 2019
10:15am - 11:15am
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Room: Storytime Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years)
Program Type: Special Events
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...

40 Carrots - Partners in Play

April 2, 2019
10:15am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: North Port Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Description:
Drop in to enjoy special play time with your child, meet our friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots Family Center can help you enjoy parenting even more. Space is limited, pick up a ticket at the Youth Desk the day of the even...
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Description:
WEDU PBS, The One Place That Can Take You Anyplace Featuring portions of the Warm Mineral Springs episode from Gulf Coast Journal     Celebrating its 60th Anniversary, WEDU PBS is the PBS station serving Venice an...

One Blood Bloodmobile

April 3, 2019
2:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Human Services, Special Events
Event Description:
The Bloodmobile will be in our parking lot from 2:00 -4:30 pm All donors will receive a free wellness checkup and a movie ticket! Teens ages 16 and 17 can donate blood with parental permission. "Not all heroes wear capes!"   ...

Read With The Dogs

April 3, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Description:
Children are invited to read with certified pet therapy dogs.  This program encourages conversation and develops reading and communication skills. The dogs love the attention and the kids love the interactions. This program is for reading c...

Mindful Meditation/Yoga Breath Stretch Class

April 4, 2019
10:15am - 11:15am
Registration
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Room: Community Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
This hour-long class is meant to equally balance your mind and body, while introducing or deepening knowledge of mindful meditation, breath work, and body alignment.  It is designed for any person regardless of age, body type, disability, gender...

Wiggles and Giggles

April 5, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: 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), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Special Events, Storytimes
Event Description:
Enjoy fun, engaging, and interactive activities with your child that help develop early literacy skills. Presented by Born to Read. For ages 0-4 years old.    ...

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Storywalk

April 6, 2019
10:00am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: North Sarasota Library
Room: Garden - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Environmental & Gardening, Special Events, Storytimes
Event Description:
Stroll through our Reading Garden with your little one as YOU become the storyteller. Enjoy a different book the first Saturday of every month! Best suited for ages 7 and under, but all ages can participate. In case of rain, Storywalks will ...

Springtime Story Time

April 6, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: 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), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Performances, Special Events, Storytimes
Event Description:
Celebrate National Library Week with a springtime story time with special guest Strega Nona.  ...

Forty Carrots Partners in Play

April 8, 2019
10:15am - 11:15am
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Room: Storytime Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years)
Program Type: Special Events
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...

Fun To Be Fit Kids

April 9, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Room: Community Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Special Events
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 send quality time together singing, dancing, getting some exercise and having fun! ...

40 Carrots - Partners in Play

April 9, 2019
10:15am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: North Port Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Description:
Drop in to enjoy special play time with your child, meet our friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots Family Center can help you enjoy parenting even more. Space is limited, pick up a ticket at the Youth Desk the day of the even...