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This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Creation Station, Educational, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Details:
For ages 9-18. Don't just play games, learn how to create them! Participants will use game creation software to create and program their own PC based video games. They will learn about sprites, objects, events, and actions. Design your room, program,...

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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 "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 "Families" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Bubble Party

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Dr. Edward James II Meeting Room - Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota 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), Families, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Games, Special Events
Details:
Children and their families are invited to the library for a party that's sure to be poppin'. Games, photo ops, snacks, activities, and more! ...
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.

Cray-sea Crafternoons

2:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Program Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station
Details:
Drop your anchors and dive in every Wednesday afternoon anytime between 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. to our Creation Station to make an ocean-themed craft.  Teens, Tweens, and families are welcome to participate. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Details:
Learn beginner embroidery techniques while making your own ocean-themed miniature tote bag!  ...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Creation Station, Educational, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
For ages 9-18. Learn how to program real robots! Participants will learn to code and give the robots new behaviors and meet challenges. This will build problem-solving skills through coding, engineering, and, design. Registration required o...

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 "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Conference Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station
Details:
Use 1 of our 4 Brother sewing machines on Your Own Project. Must Know How to Sew. Machines available on first come first serve basis. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Technology 101

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creation Station, Educational, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Details:
Bring your mobile device or borrow a Chromebook from the library for a Technology 101 class.  In these sessions we will cover topics from basic use and vocabulary to how to access and enjoy the libraries digital resources, to navigating social m...
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Tinker Tuesday

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Meeting Room II - Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Educational
Details:
A different project every week! Ages 6+. ...

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 "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Calligraphy Class

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Details:
This class is designed for anyone who has the desire to learn to create beautiful lettering.  No previous experience is required.  The student will work on both upper and lower case lettering and then learn layout so that he/she will be ...

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.

Cray-sea Crafternoons

2:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Program Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station
Details:
Drop your anchors and dive in every Wednesday afternoon anytime between 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. to our Creation Station to make an ocean-themed craft.  Teens, Tweens, and families are welcome to participate. ...
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: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Details:
Learn how to make an ocean-themed masterpiece that glows under black light! Please note this session is only for adults, and registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Meeting Room II - Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Details:
Learn how to make an ocean-themed masterpiece that glows under black light! Please note this session is only for teens in 6th grade and up, and registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Meeting Room II - Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Details:
Learn how to make an ocean-themed masterpiece that glows under black light! Please note this session is only for kids in 5th grade and under, and registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Community Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Details:
Join us and see how we use the Cricut Maker and Easy Press to cut and adhere Iron-On vinyl to a canvas bag. Registration is Required. ...
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Tinker Tuesday

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Meeting Room II - Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Educational
Details:
A different project every week! Ages 6+. ...

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 "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Join us for the Monthly Creation Station Wood Craft. Each month, attendees will assemble and paint an item themed for the month. A sample will be located at the front desk at the beginning of the month. This is an in-person event. Advance registratio...
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.

Calligraphy Class

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Details:
This class is designed for anyone who has the desire to learn to create beautiful lettering.  No previous experience is required.  The student will work on both upper and lower case lettering and then learn layout so that he/she will be ...

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.

Escape from the Deep

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Meeting Room II - Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Creation Station, Educational, Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Details:
Can you escape from the depths of the ocean?  Teens is 6th grade and up only. Registration recommended. ...
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.

Cray-sea Crafternoons

2:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Program Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station
Details:
Drop your anchors and dive in every Wednesday afternoon anytime between 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. to our Creation Station to make an ocean-themed craft.  Teens, Tweens, and families are welcome to participate. ...
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Conference Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station
Details:
Use 1 of our 4 Brother sewing machines on Your Own Project. Must Know How to Sew. Machines available on first come first serve basis. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Technology 101

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creation Station, Educational, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Bring your mobile device or borrow a Chromebook from the library for a Technology 101 class.  In these sessions we will cover topics from basic use and vocabulary to how to access and enjoy the libraries digital resources, to navigating social m...
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Tinker Tuesday

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Meeting Room II - Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Educational
Details:
A different project every week! Ages 6+. ...

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 "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Calligraphy Class

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Details:
This class is designed for anyone who has the desire to learn to create beautiful lettering.  No previous experience is required.  The student will work on both upper and lower case lettering and then learn layout so that he/she will be ...

Disclaimer(s)

Sarasota County prohibits discrimination in all services, programs or activities. View the complete policy at scgov.net/ADA.