Children's Book Week Events

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Children's Book Week

Join us for these free events celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Children’s Book Week. Check with each library to find out more information including registration information and recommended ages. See our locations and hours to visit a library near you. 

Saturday April 27

          2 - 4 p.m. Children’s Book Writing Workshop at Selby Library

Monday April 29

          10:15  - 10:45 a.m. Baby/Toddler Storytime at North Port Library

          11 - 11:45 a.m. Preschool Storytime at North Port Library

          3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Read with the Dogs at North Sarasota Library

          4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Anime/Manga Club at Fruitville Library

5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Popcorn Book Club Move: Captain Underpants The First Epic Move at William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library

Tuesday April 30

          10:15 a.m. Baby Rhyme and Sign at Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library

10:30 a.m. Family Stories and More: Meet Pete the Cat at Selby Library

          3 - 4:30 p.m. Teen Writers Circle at Gulf Gate Library

          5:15 - 7:30 p.m. Page to Screen Book Club at Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library

Wednesday May 1

10:15 a.m. Meet the Author: Dianne Ochiltree at William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library

3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Write Your Story at Fruitville Library

4 - 5 p.m. Read with the Dogs at Gulf Gate Library

4 - 5:30 p.m. Growing Young Readers and Writers at Shannon Staub Library

Thursday May 2

          10 - 10:30 a.m. Baby Time: Superheroes at Shannon Staub Library

10:15 a.mReading with a Stuffed Animal Buddy at William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library

          10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Toddler Time: Superheroes at Shannon Staub Library

          10:30 - 11:15 a.m. Family Storytime: Pizza! at Elsie Quirk Library

          11:00 - 11:30 a.m. Storytime: Superheroes at Shannon Staub Library

          Noon - Storytime: Meet Pete the Cat at North Port Library

Friday May 3

10:15 - 11:15 a.m. Storytime: Meet Pete the Cat at Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library

          11 - 11:45 a.m. Baby Time: Rhyme and Sign at Selby Library

1- 2:30 p.m. The Making of a Children’s Book with author and illustrator Frank Remkiewicz at North Port Library

Saturday May 4

          10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Storywalk at North Sarasota Library

10 a.m. Free Comic Book Day at all Sarasota County Libraries. Free comic books available for all ages while supplies last.

Ongoing Events:

          Children’s Book Week Giveaway at Osprey Public Library at Historic Spanish Point

Drop-In Fun at Elsie Quirk Library. Contribute to the Poet Tree, celebrate author Jan Brett, and play a game featuring Elmer the Patchwork Elephant.