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Nov. 18-24 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

The holiday season is upon us which brings with it the hope of cooler temperatures and plans for celebrations and enjoying time with friends and family. During the holiday season, there will be the usual library closings in observance…

Nov. 11-17 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

Are we there yet? Have you ever wondered how long it would take if you could drive the minimum distance to Mars? According to the NASA website, if you drove a car at an average highway speed of 62…

Nov. 4-10 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

When you visit Elsie Quirk Library this week, check out the Health in Motion bus while you’re here. Health in Motion is a mobile health services unit of the Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County (DOH-Sarasota). The Health…

Oct. 28-Nov. 3 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

The beginning of November signals the start of our seasonal book discussion groups here at Elsie Quirk Library. The Friends of Elsie Quirk Library sponsor three separate discussion groups that meet on Thursday mornings from November to April. You’re…

Oct. 21-27 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

While the library will always be a haven for the printed page, it is also evolving to meet the information needs of today’s society. Technology has already changed the world, and we are here to help you keep up…

Oct. 14-20 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

We love our Friends at Elsie Quirk Library! The week of October 15-21, 2017 is National Friends of the Library Week. The Friends of the Elsie Quirk Library are a dedicated group of volunteers that are an integral part…

2017 Autumn Newsletter

Click here to download the latest Friends of the Elsie Quirk Library newsletter. Click here to download the latest Friends of the Elsie Quirk Library newsletter.…

Oct. 7-13 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

There are so many wonderful reasons to visit your local library but did you know that you can read your favorite magazine without ever leaving home for free? All you need is your Sarasota County Library Card and an…

Sept. 30 – Oct. 6 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

Know your zone and be prepared. You are invited to come and learn valuable information at the Flood Zone Workshop on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 10:15 a.m. at Elsie Quirk Library. This workshop is for anyone who has…

Sept. 23 – 29 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

The Sarasota County Libraries supports early learning and literacy in many ways through programs such as storytimes, puppet shows, art activities and science experiments. These types of programs and activities encourage parents to talk, sing, read, write and play…