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What’s Happening this Week
June 16, 2018

Hello, Summer! Thursday, June 21st 2018 marks the first day of summer – though it may seem like it’s endless summer here in Florida! Our 2018 Summer at Your Library program is going strong with a fun, creative and…

What’s Happening this Week
June 9, 2018

Have you ever had a really busy day? When it seems like everything all day long is go-Go-GO? When you’re so busy you’re lucky your shoes match? When “Oh yeah, I’ve got to return my library books!” is the…

What’s Happening this Week
June 2, 2018

School’s out for summer! That means it’s time to head down to Elsie Quirk to check out our Summer at Your Library series of programs and events. We’ve got a whole lot of creative, artistic, informative, and fun-filled activities…

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

What’s Happening this Week
May 26, 2018

Hurricane season is almost upon us – take time now to get prepared.   Make sure you know your evacuation level, develop an evacuation plan, have a well-stocked emergency kit, strengthen your home and stay informed. First and foremost, know…

What’s Happening this Week
May 19, 2018

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…

What’s Happening this Week

The Reading Discussion Group will be meeting one more time this season on Thursday, May 17 at 10:15 a.m. They will discuss “The Zookeeper’s Wife” by Diane Ackerman. It is a true story in which the keepers of the…

What’s Happening the Week of May 5, 2018

Holy nick of time Batman! It’s finally here! Free Comic Book Day at the Library! Sarasota County Libraries and the Friends of Elsie Quirk Library have partnered with The Dark Side, an independent comic book store in Sarasota, to…

What’s Happening This Week

The 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…

What’s Happening This Week

Are you in need of music for a Sunday brunch or your next backyard bar-be-que? Well look no further than your public library. Freegal Music (free + legal) is a free music service provided to you by Sarasota County…