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July 14, 2018

There is a saying that “the eyes are the window to the soul”…but what to do if our windows are a bit blurry? Good vision is a lifelong gift, which is why it’s so important to have our eyes…

What’s Happening this Week
July 7, 2018

Summer is in full swing and for many folks, that means “Time to Travel!” After all, who wouldn’t want to explore the far-flung corners of the globe – I bet Iceland is lovely (and less humid!) this time of…

What’s Happening this Week
June 30, 2018

Get your Festive Fourth started is our “Libraries Rock! Rock Painting” program at Elsie Quirk Library! The fun starts this Saturday, June 30th at 10 a.m. We provide the rocks and the painting supplies, all you need to bring…

What’s Happening this Week
June 23, 2018

Are you always searching for that perfect book to bring along to the beach? And don’t you just hate it if your book gets sandy or wet, or when the ocean “breezes” flutter your pages a bit too forcefully,…

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…