Summer at Your Library 2018

Libraries Rock! Summer Learning Program

Our 2018 Summer at Your Library program returns June 4 through August 4. Learn more about how to participate in our virtual program through Beanstack or at the library! 

View our Summer at Your Library Event Guide to find fun summer events at a library nearest you.  

Our theme this year is Libraries Rock! so get ready to read and rock on all summer long!

Free Summer Food Program

The Campaign Against Summer Hunger program sponsored by All Faiths Food Bank returns this summer at the library. Backpack bags will be available at all Sarasota County Libraries with the exception of Osprey Library at Historic Spanish Point.

Lunch will be served at the following locations:

  • Elsie Quirk Library
  • North Port Library
  • Selby Library

For more information, visit or contact the Sarasota Contact Center at 941-861-5000.

Teen Zone

The Teen Zone is reserved for teens (ages 12-19).

What we offer:

  • Teen computers.
  • Comfy places to hang out.
  • Group study area.
  • Young Adult Books, Graphic Novels, and Music collections.
  • Teen Book Clubs.
  • Gaming.

Teen Advisory Board (T.A.B.)

Want to get involved in what's happening at your library? Come join us to participate and share ideas for future programs and activities. Meetings will include various activities and discussions. Volunteer hours are available for registered volunteers.

Check our Library Events Calendar for the next meeting at a library nearest you.

Upcoming Events

Library Events for Teens taking place in the next:

Books and Resources

Resource of the Month: LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress offers comprehensive academic and career-related resources.