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What’s Happening this week — Feb. 10 – 16 events

The AARP Foundation is once again offering free, individualized tax preparation for low to moderate income taxpayers, especially those 50 and older at Elsie Quirk Library. Their team of IRS-certified volunteers will help to make filing your federal tax…

What’s Happening this week — Feb. 3 – 9 events

Today we kick-off the 16th Annual Lemon Bay Fest: Englewood History with Zest! This week-long series is packed full of programs and events here at Elsie Quirk Library and the Englewood-Charlotte Library. Lemon Bay Fest programs highlight our area’s…

Mom with child reading book and relaxing by the fire place some cold evening, winter weekends, cozy scene

Jan. 20 – 26 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

There’s still plenty of time left to participate with the Sarasota County Libraries in the inaugural 2018 Winter Reading Challenge. The Winter Reading Challenge is taking place now through the end of January. This challenge is a national reading…

Sing for Your Life: A Story of Race, Music and Family

Please come to hear author Daniel Bergner at 10:30 am on January 26 in the Conference Center at the new Suncoast Technical College in North Port (next to the new Shannon Staub Library) or at 7:00 am the same…

Jan. 13 – 19 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

Great Decisions is America’s largest discussion program on world affairs. The name is shared by a national civic-education program, briefing book and television series administered and produced by the Foreign Policy Association. The Great Decisions program highlights eight of…

Jan. 6 – 12 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

Happy New Year! If you got a new tablet or mobile device under the tree for Christmas and need help navigating all that it can do, you can bring it to the library for a Tech Time: One on…

Dec. 30- Jan. 5 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

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…

Dec. 23- 29 EVENTS
AT THE ELSIE QUIRK LIBRARY

Are you looking for a new challenge for the New Year? Then get ready now to participate with the Sarasota County Libraries in the inaugural 2018 Winter Reading Challenge.   The Winter Reading Challenge will take place the entire month…