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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.

Holiday To-Go Kits

12/01/2020 @ 12:00am - 12/14/2020 @ 5:00pm
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Clubs, Educational, Games, Outreach, Special Events
Details:
Pick up a bag of holiday activities and surprises from the Shannon Staub Public Library in North Port! Get in the seasonal spirit with treats, activity sheets, and DIY crafts that will bring a touch of fun to your hearth and home this year.  ...
This event is in the "Families" group.

Holiday for the Birds (Curbside Edition)

12/03/2020 @ 10:00am - 12/05/2020 @ 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Families
Program Type: Environmental & Gardening, Special Events
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Details:
Come get a tree and the materials to decorate a tree with native materials for nest building and feasting for your feathered friends. Enjoy all the fun of this annual Gulf Gate program at home!  This program is sponsored by the Frie...
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public 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), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Art Displays & Exhibits, Creation Station, Live Music, Outreach, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Details:
  Bring your family to Shannon Staub Public Library and take your holiday family portrait!    Library staff will operate the camera, lighting equipment, and green screen to make your family holiday portrait festive and fun. En...
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 "Families" group.

Storytime Outdoors!

10:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public 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, Special Events, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Details:
STORYTIME IS BACK! And this time we're headed for the great outdoors. We've missed our storytime friends and can't wait to see you again! Join us on the front patio for a morning filled with stories, songs, and a craft.  Cheerful social ...
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.

Food Truck Fridays

11:30am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Shannon Staub 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, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Health & Human Services, Special Events
Details:
  Come on down to Shannon Staub Library and enjoy a delicious lunch from some of Southwest Florida's premier meals on wheels!  ...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Art Displays & Exhibits, Arts & Crafts, Creation Station, Educational, Special Events, Technology Instruction, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Details:
  Would you like to create your very own 3D printed Christmas elf? Then look no further!   Watch our video tutorial below for steps on how to create your design using Tinkercad.   All completed .svg files must ...
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: Special Events, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Details:
Calling all Janeites. Join us as we celebrate the birthday of Jane Austen and have tea with Jane. Hear her speak about her childhood in Steventon her brothers and beloved sister Cassandra and her writing. Learn about her exotic cousin Eliza, her...
This event is in the "Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Families
Program Type: Special Events, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Details:
We will be presenting an at-home version of the annual program. Miss Laura will present the story and traditions of Hanukkah via Zoom. A kit of crafts and recipes will be available at the library starting December 11 for families who have registe...
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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
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: Educational, Performances, Spanish/En Español, Special Events, Storytimes, Virtual
Details:
Narradora de cuentos Alicia Long comparte el cuento del Gallo de Bodas, fluidamente entrecambiando entre inglés y español. ¡Acompañenos en este programa virtual para toda la familia! Conjuntos para llevar, con regalos de libros y actividades con los ...
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 "Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Kid's Zone - 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), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Spanish/En Español, Special Events, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Details:
Conjuntos para llevar, con regalos de libros y actividades con los chiquitos, estarán disponibles para las primeras 20 familias que se inscriben aquí comenzando el 17 de diciembre. Patrocinado por REFORMA. Family storytime kits...
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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
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: Educational, Performances, Spanish/En Español, Special Events, Storytimes, Virtual
Details:
Narradora de cuentos Alicia Long comparte el cuento del Gallo de Bodas, fluidamente entrecambiando entre inglés y español. ¡Acompañenos en este programa virtual para toda la familia! Conjuntos para llevar, con regalos de libros y actividades con los ...
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 "Families" group.

Storytime Outdoors!

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Games, Performances, Special Events, Storytimes
Details:
  STORYTIME IS BACK!   And this time we're headed for the great outdoors! Join us on the Suncoast Technical College lawn for a morning filled with stories, songs, and more.    Lawn chairs and blankets are&...
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 "Families" group.

Storytime Outdoors!

10:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public 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, Special Events, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Details:
STORYTIME IS BACK! And this time we're headed for the great outdoors. We've missed our storytime friends and can't wait to see you again! Join us on the front patio for a morning filled with stories, songs, and a craft.  Cheerful social ...
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.

Food Truck Fridays

11:30am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Shannon Staub 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, Seniors, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Health & Human Services, Special Events
Details:
  Come on down to Shannon Staub Library and enjoy a delicious lunch from some of Southwest Florida's premier meals on wheels!  ...
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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
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: Educational, Performances, Spanish/En Español, Special Events, Storytimes, Virtual
Details:
Narradora de cuentos Alicia Long comparte el cuento del Gallo de Bodas, fluidamente entrecambiando entre inglés y español. ¡Acompañenos en este programa virtual para toda la familia! Conjuntos para llevar, con regalos de libros y actividades con los ...
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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
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: Educational, Performances, Spanish/En Español, Special Events, Storytimes, Virtual
Details:
Narradora de cuentos Alicia Long comparte el cuento del Gallo de Bodas, fluidamente entrecambiando entre inglés y español. ¡Acompañenos en este programa virtual para toda la familia! Conjuntos para llevar, con regalos de libros y actividades con los ...
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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
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: Educational, Performances, Spanish/En Español, Special Events, Storytimes, Virtual
Details:
Narradora de cuentos Alicia Long comparte el cuento del Gallo de Bodas, fluidamente entrecambiando entre inglés y español. ¡Acompañenos en este programa virtual para toda la familia! Conjuntos para llevar, con regalos de libros y actividades con los ...
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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
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: Educational, Performances, Spanish/En Español, Special Events, Storytimes, Virtual
Details:
Narradora de cuentos Alicia Long comparte el cuento del Gallo de Bodas, fluidamente entrecambiando entre inglés y español. ¡Acompañenos en este programa virtual para toda la familia! Conjuntos para llevar, con regalos de libros y actividades con los ...
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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
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: Educational, Performances, Spanish/En Español, Special Events, Storytimes, Virtual
Details:
Narradora de cuentos Alicia Long comparte el cuento del Gallo de Bodas, fluidamente entrecambiando entre inglés y español. ¡Acompañenos en este programa virtual para toda la familia! Conjuntos para llevar, con regalos de libros y actividades con los ...
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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
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: Educational, Performances, Spanish/En Español, Special Events, Storytimes, Virtual
Details:
Narradora de cuentos Alicia Long comparte el cuento del Gallo de Bodas, fluidamente entrecambiando entre inglés y español. ¡Acompañenos en este programa virtual para toda la familia! Conjuntos para llevar, con regalos de libros y actividades con los ...
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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
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: Educational, Performances, Spanish/En Español, Special Events, Storytimes, Virtual
Details:
Narradora de cuentos Alicia Long comparte el cuento del Gallo de Bodas, fluidamente entrecambiando entre inglés y español. ¡Acompañenos en este programa virtual para toda la familia! Conjuntos para llevar, con regalos de libros y actividades con los ...
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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
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: Educational, Performances, Spanish/En Español, Special Events, Storytimes, Virtual
Details:
Narradora de cuentos Alicia Long comparte el cuento del Gallo de Bodas, fluidamente entrecambiando entre inglés y español. ¡Acompañenos en este programa virtual para toda la familia! Conjuntos para llevar, con regalos de libros y actividades con los ...
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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
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: Educational, Performances, Spanish/En Español, Special Events, Storytimes, Virtual
Details:
Narradora de cuentos Alicia Long comparte el cuento del Gallo de Bodas, fluidamente entrecambiando entre inglés y español. ¡Acompañenos en este programa virtual para toda la familia! Conjuntos para llevar, con regalos de libros y actividades con los ...
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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
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: Educational, Performances, Spanish/En Español, Special Events, Storytimes, Virtual
Details:
Narradora de cuentos Alicia Long comparte el cuento del Gallo de Bodas, fluidamente entrecambiando entre inglés y español. ¡Acompañenos en este programa virtual para toda la familia! Conjuntos para llevar, con regalos de libros y actividades con los ...
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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
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: Educational, Performances, Spanish/En Español, Special Events, Storytimes, Virtual
Details:
Narradora de cuentos Alicia Long comparte el cuento del Gallo de Bodas, fluidamente entrecambiando entre inglés y español. ¡Acompañenos en este programa virtual para toda la familia! Conjuntos para llevar, con regalos de libros y actividades con los ...
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 "Families" group.

Read with the Dogs

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families
Program Type: Special Events
Details:
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. For ages 5 and up; younger children w...

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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 "Families" group.

Read with the Dogs

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families
Program Type: Special Events
Details:
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. For ages 5 and up; younger children w...

Disclaimer(s)

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