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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…

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Join us for an exciting meet-the-author event on Monday, April 16 at 2 p.m. Tampa Bay Times columnist, Craig Pittman will be at Elsie Quirk Library to discuss his book “Oh Florida! How America’s Weirdest State Influences the Country.”…

What’s Happening This Week

Sarasota County Libraries are participating in the Asolo Repertory Theatre’s “Artist in the Jungle” Coloring Contest. The contest is in honor of Asolo Rep’s world premiere of Jungle Book this June. Coloring sheets and submission forms are available at…

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Our featured database for the month of April is HeritageQuest Online. It is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. Whether you’re just starting out or need a fresh perspective on your…

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Know your zone and be prepared. You are invited to come and learn valuable information at the Flood Zone Workshop on Thursday, March 29 at 10 a.m. at Elsie Quirk Library. This workshop is for anyone who has questions…

What’s Happening This Week

Have you met Libby yet? Libby is the Overdrive eBook app built for readers to easily borrow eBooks and eAudio books from the library. The app offers interactive options to enhance your reading experience. All the options within the…

What’s Happening This Week

The Friends of Elsie Quirk Library sponsor several seasonal book discussion groups here at the library. Of those groups, the Reading Discussion Group will be meeting on Thursday, March 15 at 10:15 a.m. to discuss “Being Mortal” by Atul…