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July 29 – Aug. 4 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

The Summer Learning Program is winding down. Children ages 3-11 are invited to come and celebrate their summer reading accomplishments at The Summer Learning Finale! Clowns Like Us, Alley #303 will be at Elsie Quirk Library for this celebration.…

2017 Summer 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.…

July 15-21 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

Use your building skills to “Build a Better World” this summer at the LEGO Club and Build It! programs at Elsie Quirk Library. These interactive programs are designed to encourage creativity and inspire teamwork and collaboration. The LEGO Club…

July 22-28 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

On Wednesday, July 26th at 6:30 p.m. at Elsie Quirk Library, NASA Solar System Ambassador, Linda McKenna will present The All American Eclipse: Disappearing in a Town near You an informational slideshow about the upcoming total solar eclipse. A…

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July 8-14 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

Research shows that kids who use the library and who are read to at home do better in school. Visiting the library fosters your child’s curiosity and innate desire to learn, since there are books and resources on every…

July 1-7 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

Film buffs, students and educators will enjoy a new addition to the Sarasota County Libraries web resources, “World Cinema Collection” from Access Video on Demand. It contains nearly 500 feature films which include the best of the silent era, groundbreaking international directors,…

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
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

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…