Miami Lakes Branch Library November events

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 0 Comments

Miami Lakes Branch Library November events


Miami Lakes Branch Library announced the following programs that are available for the public during November:

For Children and Families:

Movies and Stories for Kids – Watch favorite movies with family and friends. Movies being shown this month are “Wreck it Ralph,” “Ratatouille,” “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs,” and “Rise of the Guardians.” Events made possible by the Town of Miami Lakes Education Advisory Board at 11 a.m. on Wednesdays, November 7, 14, 21 and 28.

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, November 1, 8, 15 and 29.

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, November 10.

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 a.m. on Saturday, November 17.

For Teens:

D & D and More - Create your own adventure with this classic role-playing game or play chess, Shadow Hunters, Magic, the Gathering and more. Best for ages 12 years and up at 5:30 p.m. on Mondays, November 19 and 26.

Teen Club – Play videogames, watch anime, draw, participate in STEAM activities and move. Contact the branch for details. Event scheduled at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, November 13. 

Teen Club presents “Uncle Drew” (PG-13) – 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. Best of ages 12 and up. Made possible by the Town of Miami Lakes Education Advisory Board at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, November 28.

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, November 13, 20 and 27.

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, November 14, 21 and 28.

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, November 2, 9, 16 and 30.

Book Discussion Group – This month’s selection is “Silver Girl” by Elin Hilderbrand at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 20.

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, November 28.

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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