Miami Lakes Branch Library announces events for January

Thursday, January 3, 2019 0 Comments

Miami Lakes Branch Library announced the following programs that are available for the public during January:
For Children and Families:
Movies and Stories for Kids – Watch favorite movies with family and friends. Movies being shown this month are Walt Disney’s “Alice in Wonderland,” “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang,” “The Sword in the Stone,” and Walt Disney’s “Peter Pan.” Events made possible by the Town of Miami Lakes Education Advisory Board at 3 p.m. on Wednesdays, January 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30.
Talking is Teaching. Talk, Read, Sing for Toddlers – Stories, songs and activities for toddlers. Best for ages 18 months to 3 years old at 11 a.m. on Thursdays, January 3. 1-. 17, 24 and 31.
Paws to Read – This reading program aims to improve the literacy skills of children through the assistance of therapy dogs who serve as literacy mentors. Bring a book of your own choosing or choose one from the library’s collection at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 12.
Engineering on Wheels: Flight Simulator – FIY Aerospace Engineering Club presents their competition-winning Micro Class RD Controlled airplane. Learn about drag, lift, thrust and weight by piloting with the flight simulator. Space is limited so contact the branch to register. Best for ages 8-12 years at 10 a.m. on Saturday, January 19.
STEM Saturdays – Enjoy hands-on lessons with FIU undergraduates and medical students. Every month is a different experiment. A NeighborhoodHELP Educational Pipeline Program Space is limited so contact branch to register. Best for ages 5-15 years at 10 a.m. on Saturday, January 5.
Science in the City – Enjoy hands-on lessons infused with experiments to spark interest in STEM. Each new lesson builds upon the previous. Space is limited so contact branch to register. Best for ages 8-12 years at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 26.
For Teens:
Teen Club – Play videogames, watch anime, draw, participate in STEAM activities and move. Contact the branch for details. Events scheduled at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays, January 22 and 29.
Teen Club presents Uncle Drew– A young black man recruits a crew of septuagenarians for the Rucker Classic street ball tournament in Harlem. This anti-ageist basketball comedy features performances from six real-life NBA legends in geriatric makeovers. Rated PG-13. Best of ages 12 and up. Made possible by the Town of Miami Lakes Education Advisory Board at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, January 8.
For Adults:
Purls of Wisdom – Learn basic knitting and stitching. Materials will be provided. Best for ages 18 and up at 2 p.m. on Tuesdays, January 8, 15, 22 and 29.
Strum the Lute: Tai Chi for Beginners – Practice this ancient tradition and learn gentle movements to increase strength, flexibility and balance. Class is led by library staff. Best for ages 18 and up at 11 a.m. on Wednesdays, January 2, 8, 16, 23 and 30.
Meditation – Join in mediation derived from Raja Yoga, a discipline that helps develop inner calm, clear thinking and personal well-being. Meets at 11 a.m. on Fridays, January 4, 11, 19 and 25.
Book Discussion Group – This month’s selection is “The Prisoner in the Castle” by Susan Elia Macneal at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 15.
Mario Diaz-Balart Outreach Table - A member of Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart’s staff will be available to discuss federal issues and address any concerns a constituent may have with a federal agency, at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 23.
Miami Lakes Branch Library is located at 6699 Windmill Gate Road and is open Monday and Tuesday from noon to 8 p.m., and Wednesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The branch is closed on Sundays. For more information, call 305-822-6520.
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