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What’s happening this week? September 18,2019

Greetings, Englewood! I am honored and delighted to be your new Elsie Quirk Library Manager. I enthusiastically invite you to stop in and say hello, ask questions, share ideas, and tell me what you love about your library. It…

Erfurt Germany - Feb. 06 2016: Genealogical tree of Meinhof family completed July 1982 with Vintage photo wich shows four generations of Meinhof family Erfurt Germany.

What’s happening this week? September 13, 2019

If you are interested in tracing your family’s history but don’t know how or where to start, the library can help! Introductory and advanced genealogy classes are offered at several Sarasota County Libraries that will help you get started…

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What’s happening this week? September 6, 2019

The best card that you can ever have is a library card. The American Library Association annually dedicates September as National Library Card Sign-up Month and joins with public libraries nationwide to highlight the value of a library card.…

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What’s happening this week? August 30, 2019

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

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What’s happening this week? August 23, 2019

Ever wonder what the hours are at the library? Or if your favorite book is on the shelf? The answers can be at your fingertips if you have the Sarasota County Libraries mobile app. Yes, that’s right, we have…

What’s happening this week? August 16, 2019

Students are back to school and getting back into their daily routines. Inevitably homework will most likely be part of those routines. If you get stuck and need some help there’s no need to worry, homework help is available…

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What’s happening this week? August 9, 2019

If you’re still looking for something to do this summer, why not join a Summer Book Discussion at Elsie Quirk Library? The next discussion is on Thursday, August 15 at 10:30 a.m. Librarian, Alyssa Scanlon will be leading a…

What’s happening this week? August 2, 2019

When you visit Elsie Quirk Library this week please consider making a blood donation. The Suncoast Blood Bank mobile unit will be on site on Monday, August 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The need for blood is…

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What’s happening this week? July 27, 2019

Want to learn more about Florida-Friendly gardens, composting, or citrus trees? Need a plant or insect identified? Homeowners can receive free research-based lawn, landscape and pest management help at the library from the University of Florida through the Master…