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This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
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Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years)
Program Type: Book Discussions, Discussion Groups, Educational, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Details:
This a monthly book club for tweens, looking for fun and exciting books to read and discuss with other kids. As with every Primary Readers, each book club will meet to discuss characters, themes and how it is applicable to their life. This mo...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
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Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Meeting Room II - Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Discussion Groups, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Details:
Our book club has gone hybrid! Join in on the conversation in person or through Zoom! *This program is subject to be moved completely to Zoom. Registrants will be notified the week of the program of this change.  This month we will be di...
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Book Discussions, Discussion Groups, Educational, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Details:
The children read a book ahead of time. The book is then discussed during the meeting for characters, themes and how it is applicable to their life. This month we will be getting into the Halloween mood and discussing Janitors by Tyler Whitesides.. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Shannon Staub Book Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Details:
This month we will be reading and discussing "The Word is Murder" by Anthony Horowitz. One bright spring morning in London, Diana Cowper - the wealthy mother of a famous actor - enters a funeral parlor. She is there to plan her own service. Six hours...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Juliano Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions
Details:
Join us for The Wednesday Evening Book Discussion each last Wednesday of the month! Newcomers are always welcome.   ...

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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.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Author Event, Book Discussions, Virtual
Details:
Join us this month as we read a new mystery book: Dark Things I Adore by Katie Lattari  Dark Things I Adore is a stunning Gone Girl-esque tale of atonement that proves that in the grasp of manipulative men, women may momentari...
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Book Discussions, Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Details:
The children get and read an early chapter book ahead of time. The book is then discussed during the meeting for characters, themes and how it is applicable to their life. This month we will be discussing "Ghost Attack" by David Lubar. This program i...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Details:
Join us for our monthly book club that delves deep into mysteries!  Each month we will explore a different genre within the mystery book category, such as Nordic Noir, Cozy, Thriller, Historical and Private Eye. Read some old favorites and disc...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions
Details:
The Great Books Discussion Group meets the 1st Thursday of each month.  Discussion selections are from Great Conversations 5.  For more information please contact discussion facilitator, George Mahoney. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
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Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Details:
Let's walk and talk about books! We will meet at 10:30 a.m. to ensure our paperwork is in order (liability forms on file, etc), and then we will begin our route! We plan to walk over to Woodmere Park and explore their trail. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Details:
Come and join the book discussion group on the first Thursday of the month.  A different book title is chosen every month to explore.  This book club is sponsored by the Friends of Gulf Gate Library. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Book Sales, Centennial, One Book Sarasota, Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 33
Details:
          Dr. Frank A. Cassell speaks about his research and his book Suncoast Empire: Bertha Honoré Palmer, Her Family, and the Rise of Sarasota.  Bertha (as portrayed by Kathryn Chesley) will m...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Community Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions, Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Details:
Join us for friendly discussion, book recommendations, and insight! *registration required On November 10th we'll be discussing The Princess Bride by William Goldman. Each month a book bag will be checked out to the library. Ask at the front de...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Meeting Room II - Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Discussion Groups, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Details:
Our book club has gone hybrid! Join in on the conversation in person or through Zoom! *This program is subject to be moved completely to Zoom. Registrants will be notified the week of the program of this change.  This month we will be di...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Veranda Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions
Details:
Join us for The Wednesday Evening Book Discussion each last Wednesday of the month! Newcomers are always welcome.   ...

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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions
Details:
The Great Books Discussion Group meets the 1st Thursday of each month.  Discussion selections are from Great Conversations 5.  For more information please contact discussion facilitator, George Mahoney. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Details:
Let's walk and talk about books! We will meet at 10:30 a.m. to ensure our paperwork is in order (liability forms on file, etc), and then we will begin our route! We plan to walk over to Woodmere Park and explore their trail. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Details:
Come and join the book discussion group on the first Thursday of the month.  A different book title is chosen every month to explore.  This book club is sponsored by the Friends of Gulf Gate Library. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Details:
Join us for our monthly book club that delves deep into mysteries!  Each month we will explore a different genre within the mystery book category, such as Nordic Noir, Cozy, Thriller, Historical and Private Eye. Read some old favorites and disc...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Shannon Staub Book Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Details:
This month we will be reading and discussing "The Unhoneymooners" by Christina Lauren. Olive Torres is used to being the unlucky twin: from inexplicable mishaps to a recent layoff, her life seems to be almost comically jinxed. By contrast, her sister...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Community Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions, Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Details:
Join us for friendly discussion, book recommendations, and insight! *registration required On December 8th we'll be discussing Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson. Each month a book bag will be checked out to the library. Ask at the ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Books & Coffee

10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author Event, Book Discussions, Educational, Lectures
Details:
Friends of the Selby Public Library invites you to their monthly book presentation and discussion. This month:  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Virtual
Details:
Join the African American Cultural Resource Center's Book Club for an afternoon of lively and casual conversation discussing books by local authors.  December's title: "Roller Skating in the Desert" by Leita Kaldi.  To register click ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Meeting Room II - Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Discussion Groups, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Details:
Our book club has gone hybrid! Join in on the conversation in person or through Zoom! *This program is subject to be moved Zoom only, registrants will be notified of the change the week of the program.  This month we will be discussing "...