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April 22 – 28EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

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…

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 8 – 14 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

Popular magazines typically found on the newsstand, can now be accessed from your computer, tablet, or mobile device. Flipster is a digital magazine solution that gives you access to the most current issue of popular magazines as well as…

April 1 – 7 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

The Elsie Quirk Library has been very busy. Sarasota County sees an increase during the winter months of 80,000 people and attendance at library programs and utilization of library services certainly reflect that. The American Library Association reports some…

March 25 – March 31 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

There is a famous quote that states, “If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.” The Elsie Quirk Library and Golden Garden located on-site, offer numerous gardening education and opportunities for all ages. Attend…

Lemon Bay Playhouse Fundraiser a Huge Success

Reserved seats for the March 14 benefit performance of “Tuesdays with Morrie” at the Lemon Bay Playhouse sold out. Thanks to the efforts of the Friends Fundraising Committee, assisted by Board members, locals, and visitors who support the library,…

March 11 – March 17 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

Sarasota County Libraries are participating in the “Take a Look, Buy a Book, Donate” Campaign, in partnership with the Jewish Family and Children’s Service of the Suncoast. This campaign is to promote literacy among Pre-K through fifth grade with a…

March 4 – March 10 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

SunCoast Blood Bank will be hosting a blood drive at Elsie Quirk Library on Monday, March 6 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. All blood donors will receive a treat bag, blood pressure check, pulse and temperature reading, iron…

Feb. 25 – March 3 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

This year marks the twentieth anniversary celebration of Read Across America and Dr. Seuss’s 113th birthday! Be a part of the reading excitement by getting involved in supporting children’s literacy in our community. This yearly celebration was created to…