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Mocktails: Bertha (Arnold) Palmer

05/18/2021 @ 10:00am - 08/18/2021 @ 5:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Virtual
Details:
Learn about Bertha Palmer, one of the most influential women in Sarasota County history as we create a Bertha (Arnold) Palmer mocktail in her honor. Supplies needed: 1 peach, 1 cup Sweet tea, ½ cup Lemonade, ½ lemon for garnish, 1 mint sprig for garn...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mocktail: Eugenie Clark Sharkbite (On Demand)

06/04/2021 @ 10:00am - 08/06/2021 @ 1:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Centennial
Details:
Learn about Eugenie Clark, one of the most influential women in Sarasota County history, as we create a Sharkbite mocktail to honor her ocean activism and her impact on the MOTE Aquarium. Supplies needed: 1.5 oz. sweet and sour mix, ¼ tsp grenadine s...
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: Virtual Events
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Centennial, Educational, Environmental & Gardening, Virtual
Details:
ON DEMAND VIDEO: If you missed Wilma Holley's (UF/IFAS) presentation, "Gardening & Landscaping to Attract Birds and Butterflies" back in June, please click the video below to watch her 1-hour program. Filled with excellent information on what ...

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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: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Virtual
Details:
To celebrate the summer, we’ll create a blackberry mojito in this virtual, on-demand program. Supplies needed: ½ cup blackberries, 8-10 fresh mint leaves, juice from two limes, crushed ice, lemon-lime soda, and simple syrup. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Virtual
Details:
Dinner on the Deck: 3 Course Meal Join us, in this exclusive summer dinner cooking class. From Grilled Peach and Prosciutto Salad to Grilled Lemon and Artichoke Chicken over Arugula finished with Smores Brownies, this meal is bound to bring c...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

#DIY: Homemade Soap (On Demand)

07/23/2021 @ 10:00am - 08/23/2021 @ 8:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
Learn through a virtual program how to create your own homemade soap with essential oils and dried flowers. Pick up your Art to Go kit at the William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library so you can follow along with our recorded tutorial. Please note ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Just Move with Daisy (Live)

10:00am - 10:45am
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Human Services, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 36
Details:
  Just Move is exercise in disguise! It is a 35-45 minute high-energy, fun, joyful, and friendly virtual fitness class for anyone who wants to exercise sitting down-in a chair. Be prepared to sweat, laugh, and leave with a smile on your face!...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services, Lectures, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 79
Details:
Celebrate the ADA Anniversary with us!  We will be joined by Stephanie James, Learning Design Manager at the University of South Florida - St. Petersburg, Southeastern Guide Dog Puppy Raiser and Assistant Area Coordinator who will tell us wha...
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Graphic Novel Book Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
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: Book Discussions, Clubs
Details:
Join us for the Venice Graphic Novel Book Club! Come with any recommendations and to discuss your favorite graphic novels! If you get a chance, read the book of the month: Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell ...
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.

e-Help

10:00am - 12:00pm
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: Technology Instruction
Details:
Bring a few questions and your smartphone, tablet or laptop. Space and staff are limited.   We also have access to many Digital Library Tutorials, which include amazing online guides (video and typed). These tutorials include: e-B...
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: Group Study Room - Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Spanish/En Español, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Details:
¿Quiere aprender más sobre... correo electrónico uso de computadoras uso de dispositivos móviles cómo descargar libros electrónicos cómo adjuntar un documento o una foto cómo usar MS Word, Excel, y más? ¡Reserve una sesión en ...
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: Technology Instruction, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Stumped by technology? Your technology questions can be answered through a live, virtual appointment.  Tech Tuesdays via Zoom is a one-on-one session with a library staff member.  Questions can be about how to use a device, how to a...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Environmental & Gardening, Lectures
Details:
  Lemur Conservation Foundation’s on-the-ground work in the northeastern region of Madagascar is helping to protect some of the most critically endangered primates in the world—including silky sifakas and indris. Dr. Erik Patel, Conservation ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Movie Matinee

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Movies
Details:
Watch a movie on the big screen! We'll watch a different movie every week. July focuses on family friendly films. In August, we will resume our movies for adults. The schedule for July is attached as a flyer and includes a brief description of ...
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.

e-Help

2:00pm - 4:00pm
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: Technology Instruction
Details:
Bring a few questions and your smartphone, tablet or laptop. Space and staff are limited.   We also have access to many Digital Library Tutorials, which include amazing online guides (video and typed). These tutorials include: e-B...
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 "Families" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Library Mini Golf

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public 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, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Games
Details:
Grab a score card and test your skill at our Library Mini Golf Course created by library patrons and staff.  Fun, challenging holes will be located throughout the library.  Add your name to the leaderboard! Everyone welcome. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Yak and Yarn

10:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Clubs, Discussion Groups
Details:
Come and socialize with fellow knitting, crocheting and sewing enthusiasts! All levels welcome. Bring your current project to work on. ...
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.

Quirky Knitters

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Elsie Quirk Public Library
Room: Program Room - Elsie Quirk
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Clubs, Educational
Details:
Bring your projects, patterns, and questions to Elsie Quirk Library and join the Quirky Knitters for an afternoon of knitting and crochet.  All skill levels welcome.  Registration is not required, so come on in to knit and chat! ...
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.
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room - Selby Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Educational, Games, Special Events
Details:
Go on a hunt, test your knowledge and skill, and listen to true bizarre tales, told by those who experienced them.  Winners will get a prize!  Sessions start every 15 minutes.  Teams are recommended and should report to the Teen Cen...

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: Virtual Events
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Games, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Details:
Play the classic role-playing game with a new group of players/adventurers. Overcome obstacles, defeat monsters, and discover long forgotten treasures. Dungeons & Dragons has helped hone critical and creative thinking for over...
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.

e-Help

10:00am - 12:00pm
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: Technology Instruction
Details:
Bring a few questions and your smartphone, tablet or laptop. Space and staff are limited.   We also have access to many Digital Library Tutorials, which include amazing online guides (video and typed). These tutorials include: e-B...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Just Move with Daisy (Live)

10:00am - 10:45am
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Human Services, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 36
Details:
  Just Move is exercise in disguise! It is a 35-45 minute high-energy, fun, joyful, and friendly virtual fitness class for anyone who wants to exercise sitting down-in a chair. Be prepared to sweat, laugh, and leave with a smile on your face!...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Join us for Chair Yoga with Jule! Interested in yoga but not sure where to start? Join Jule as she takes you through a chair yoga class! Ages 18 and up. Registration Required for each class. Limited to 10 adults per session. Wear comfor...
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: 5
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...