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Aug. 19 – 25 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

If you have difficulty reading or experience trouble with holding the printed page comfortably due to a physical disability, the Sarasota County Libraries offers a solution that will allow you to enjoy reading on your own. Through a partnership…

Aug. 12 – 18 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

If you’re still looking for something to do this summer, consider joining the Adult Summer Reading Book Discussion at the library. The next book discussion will be Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. You are invited to join…

Aug. 5 – 11 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

Did you know that you can get FREE music downloads through the library? Freegal (free +legal) Music is a free music service provided to you by Sarasota County Libraries. Freegal offers access to 13 million songs and over 40,000…

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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,…