News & Events

  • Baila Miller is back at Elsie Quirk Library!

    Baila Miller is back at Elsie Quirk Library!

    Baila Miller is back at Elsie Quirk Library February 14 at 10:30 a.m. with a brand new program detailing the lives of J.P. Morgan and Belle da Costa Greene. Seating is limited, so we encourage everyone to come early. This program is presented free of charge thanks to Sarasota County’s One Book One Community program and the Library Foundation for Sarasota County. 

  • Lemon Bay Fest 2023 is almost here!

    Lemon Bay Fest 2023 is almost here!

    To see the full list of events, download our Explore Englewood Bingo Card, and check out videos from past Lemon Bay Fests go to our website.  Thank you all for helping us celebrate another week of Englewood history…with zest! 

  • Tax Update from the Elsie Quirk Public Library

    Tax Update from the Elsie Quirk Public Library

    Tax Update from the Elsie Quirk Public Library – The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program is accepting appointments for their free tax preparation program. All appointments must be made in person at the library, using the AARP reservation book located at the front desk. For questions about the program, please contact AARP directly at 941-281-5231.  Additionally, Elsie Quirk Public Library has received tax instruction booklets, but is still waiting to receive the tax forms. Keep checking in with us in person, online, or by phone for updates about the tax forms. 

  • Call to all Englewood Artists!

    Call to all Englewood Artists!

    The Elsie Quirk Public Library is hosting a library exhibit and silent auction for Lemon Bay Fest 2023 and we want you to be involved! All proceeds from the silent auction will go to the Friends of the Elsie Quirk Public Library and will help fund library programs. Submissions are due by January 25th, so swing by the front desk or email Leah at lholst@scgov.net for more information. 

  • Gilded Age inspired Community Tea Time

    Gilded Age inspired Community Tea Time

    Join us for our Gilded Age inspired Community Tea Time, this Friday January 13 from 2-3 p.m. Featuring Celtic music from Irish-Estonian duo Dermot Somerville and Ulle Laido. We can’t wait to “tea” you there!

  • Happy New Year 2023!

    Happy New Year 2023!

    Happy New Year to our Elsie Quirk Library patrons! We are starting this year off strong with a line up of some new programs and presenters. We can’t wait to see you there!