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June 24-30 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

You can help “Build a Better World” this summer by attending the Green Living Workshop this Tuesday, June 27th, at Elsie Quirk Library. The workshop begins at 10:30 a.m. and takes place in the upstairs meeting room. Sara Kane…

Jester clown in front of circus tent

June 17-23 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

Did you know that World Juggling Day is Saturday, June 17th? We’ve decided to celebrate World Juggling Day at the library this week and you’re invited! Children and families are welcome to attend the “Out of My Hands Juggling…

Huge hurricane Matthew in Atlantic near Florida. 3D illustration. Elements of this image furnished by NASA

June 3-9 EVENTS
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June is National Safety Month. Tropical storms and hurricanes produce strong winds that push sea water onshore creating devastating storm surge. Stay safe this storm season by “knowing your zone.” Hurricane evacuation zones are classified using letters A through…

June 10-16 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

If you’re looking for something to do this summer, consider joining the Build a Better World Adult Summer Learning Program at the library. This coming Thursday, June 15, 2017, you are invited to join Librarian, Alyssa Lopez for a…

May 27 – June 2 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

“Build a Better World” is the theme of this year’s summer learning program at the library. Sarasota County libraries offer a full schedule of programming for children, teens, and adults every summer at each of the nine library locations.…

School lunch box with books and pencils in front of black board, copy space

May 20 – 26 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

In an effort to help end summer hunger Sarasota County Libraries are once again partnering with Sarasota County School Board Food and Nutrition Services and All Faiths Food Bank by participating in the Summer Breakspot Lunch program and the…

May 13 – 19 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

Summertime is almost upon us — it’s already hot outside. If you’re looking for a way to beat the heat, visit the Elsie Quirk Library for some cool reads. You’re always welcome to come in and just browse the…

May 6 – 12 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

Today is the day you’ve been waiting for! It’s finally here! Free Comic Book Day at the Library! This year celebrates the 15th anniversary of Free Comic Book Day. Sarasota County Libraries and the Friends of Elsie Quirk Library…

April 29 – May 5 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

The Friends of Elsie Quirk Library Bookstore volunteers have been very busy the past few weeks reorganizing and refreshing the bookstore with lots of newly donated materials. The Library and Friends Bookstore always welcomes donations of books and media…

April 22 – 28EVENTS
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This Monday marks the beginning of National Volunteer Week. This annual celebration of volunteers was first established in 1974 to honor all the wonderful individuals who donate their time to make their community a better place. Aristotle said that…