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This event is in the "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Veranda Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year)
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational, Health & Human Services
Details:
Bringing a baby into the world can fill our hearts with joy and love, and our minds with questions and wonder. Join other families navigating the newborn phase in a supportive, fun, informative group and explore topics that are relevant to you and yo...
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Games, Health & Human Services
Details:
Join a fun exercise class with a coach from Stretch and Grow of Sarasota. Recommended for ages 3-6; all ages welcome in the room as needed. Space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Come to the youth desk 30 minutes befor...
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 "All Ages" group.

Health in Motion Bus

12:00pm - 4:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
Details:
The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County, Health in Motion staff will be on-site to provide no-cost health screenings and referrals for general health and wellness. Nursing staff will help individuals who lack medical insurance find a medi...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Meet the Pups!

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
Details:
Meet therapy dogs and their owners.  Enjoy the benefits of spending time with therapy pets! ...

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

Teen Culinary Tastings

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Teen Center - Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Health & Human Services
Details:
Drop into the Teen Center for a visit with Alex Jordan, a frequent Selby Library culinary educator and chef, and a sampling of a dazzling array of healthful vegetarian snacks that you can learn to make for yourself and your family.   ...

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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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
Details:
For mobile babies to 5 years old. Drop in to enjoy a special uninterrupted playtime with your child in our FREE Partners in Play® (PIP) groups. Meet our friendly Parenting Educators and discover how play and learning go hand-in-hand. Space is l...

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 "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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
Details:
For mobile babies to 5 years old. Drop in to enjoy a special uninterrupted playtime with your child in our FREE Partners in Play® (PIP) groups. Meet our friendly Parenting Educators and discover how play and learning go hand-in-hand. Space is l...

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.

Plant-Based Cooking Demonstration

11:00am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Veranda Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services, Lectures
Details:
Learn how to make plant-based foods that just taste good. You will discover that eating your vegetables has never been tastier! This program's mission is to "nourish people and to practice that with compassion and sustainability."  ...

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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.
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Veranda Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year)
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational, Health & Human Services
Details:
Bringing a baby into the world can fill our hearts with joy and love, and our minds with questions and wonder. Join other families navigating the newborn phase in a supportive, fun, informative group and explore topics that are relevant to you and yo...
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.
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Veranda Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Details:
Self-care and maintenance will be enhanced through meditation, guided imagery and breathing techniques. In a fast-paced world of stressors, tweens, teens, adults and seniors can quiet down and find their individual "centers" in this relaxing and enjo...

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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 "All Ages" group.

Meet the Pups!

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
Details:
Meet therapy dogs and their owners.  Enjoy the benefits of spending time with therapy pets! ...

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 "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 "Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public 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), Families
Program Type: Health & Human Services, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Details:
Join Fun To Be Fit Kids with Ms. Adrianne! This is a music and movement program for children (ages 0 - 5) and their caregivers to attend together. Classes are designed for children and their caregiver(s) to spend quality time together singi...

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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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
Details:
For mobile babies to 5 years old. Drop in to enjoy a special uninterrupted playtime with your child in our FREE Partners in Play® (PIP) groups. Meet our friendly Parenting Educators and discover how play and learning go hand-in-hand. Space is l...

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 "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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
Details:
For mobile babies to 5 years old. Drop in to enjoy a special uninterrupted playtime with your child in our FREE Partners in Play® (PIP) groups. Meet our friendly Parenting Educators and discover how play and learning go hand-in-hand. Space is l...

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 "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services, Special Events
Details:
The Health in Motion Bus offers free and low-cost public health services. A registered nurse is available at all visits. Individuals who need follow-up medical care are referred to a primary health care provider. No appointment needed. Nurse consulta...

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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.

Tools to Quit Smoking

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Juliano Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
Details:
Through Tobacco Free Florida’s Quit Your Way Program, Gulfcoast South AHEC (GSAHEC) offers free Group Quit sessions to tobacco users free of charge. GSAHEC’s Tobacco Cessation Specialist will guide attendees as they identify their reas...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Veranda Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Details:
Karen Kreisler is a certified meditation, yoga, health and wellness instructor with over ten years of teaching experience. Karen believes that the combination of movement of the body, breathing and calming the mind provide amazing health benefit...

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 "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Veranda Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year)
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational, Health & Human Services
Details:
Bringing a baby into the world can fill our hearts with joy and love, and our minds with questions and wonder. Join other families navigating the newborn phase in a supportive, fun, informative group and explore topics that are relevant to you and yo...
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.

Read with the Dogs

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Story Time Room - Shannon Staub 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), Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Health & Human Services, Outreach, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
Details:
  Drop in during this one-hour session to meet certified pet therapy dogs from Suncoast Humane Society and their parents. Children are encouraged to read to the dogs to build communication and literacy skills, but all are welcome to say hello...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Meet the Pups!

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
Details:
Meet therapy dogs and their owners.  Enjoy the benefits of spending time with therapy pets! ...

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 "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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
Details:
For mobile babies to 5 years old. Drop in to enjoy a special uninterrupted playtime with your child in our FREE Partners in Play® (PIP) groups. Meet our friendly Parenting Educators and discover how play and learning go hand-in-hand. Space is l...

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 "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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Families
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
Details:
For mobile babies to 5 years old. Drop in to enjoy a special uninterrupted playtime with your child in our FREE Partners in Play® (PIP) groups. Meet our friendly Parenting Educators and discover how play and learning go hand-in-hand. Space is l...

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.
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Jack J. Geldbart Auditorium - Selby Library
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Health & Human Services, Live Music
Details:
Participate in a fun exercise program for you and your little ones. Space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Come to the youth desk 30 minutes before the program for a ticket. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Veranda Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services, Lectures
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 38
Details:
Get the tools to create your own health goals. Create a baseline, set realistic and measurable goals, and make a plan for success. Learn the key components of physical, mental and emotional health. Practice techniques for mindfulness and relaxation.&...

Disclaimer(s)

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