November Programs at the Library

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Branch Library
6699 Windmill Gate Rd.
Miami Lakes, Fla. 33014
305-822-6520

For Children and Families

Crafty Little Fingers
Tuesdays, Nov. 12, 19, and 26
11 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Make a variety of craft projects, as supplies last. Smaller toddlers may need help.
Registration not required.

STEM Saturday
Saturday, Nov. 9
10 a.m. – Noon
Ages 5 – 15. Fun, hands-on activities with FIU undergraduate and medical students who will discuss genetics.

Movies for Kids*
Wednesdays, Nov. 6, 13, 20 and 27, 3 p.m. -5 p.m.
All ages. Enjoy movies based on Roald Dahl books!
Nov. 6 The Witches (PG)
Nov. 13 Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (G)
Nov. 20 Matilda (PG)
Nov. 27 The BFG (PG)

Talking is Teaching: Talk, Read, Sing For Toddlers
In English and Spanish/en Dos Idiomas
Thursdays, Nov. 7, 14, 21 and 28, 11 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 18 months – 3 years.
Stories, songs and activities for toddlers.

Furry Tales
Saturday, Nov. 9, Noon – 1 p.m. Ages 5 - 12.
Reading aloud to a registered therapy dog may help improve literacy skills and boost confidence. Bring a book or choose one from the library.

Engineering on Wheels
Saturday, Nov. 16
10 a.m. – Noon
Ages 8 – 12. FIU College of Engineering and Computing brings STEM to the Miami Lakes library.

LEGO Club
Saturday, Nov. 16
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
All ages. Create with LEGO blocks and become a master builder!



Rev & Flow for Families*
Mondays, Nov. 18 and 25
1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
This one-of-a-kind fitness format is kind to your body without compromising the intensity of the workout. The whole family can prepare to be challenged!

Colors of Spice*
Saturday, Nov. 23
11 a.m. – Noon
Ages 5 – 12. Explore the world of spices. Learn about the history and different uses of spices, from flavoring to medicine to dyeing. Create and take home art using seeds, fruit, roots and bark. Materials are provided, space is limited. Register with the branch.

Finger Crochet
Thanksgiving Turkeys
Saturday, Nov. 23
2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Ages 5+. All youngsters need is yarn and busy fingers to learn this crochet technique to craft a symbol of Thanksgiving - an adorable turkey. Materials are provided, space is limited. Register with the branch.

For Teenagers

Plan(T) Eco-art Talk
Tuesday, Nov. 5
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
The Xavier Cortada Projects’ presentation will encourage the planting of mangrove propagules and foster thinking and learning more about sea level rise and the future of our community. Seedlings will be given away.

Retro Game Night
Mondays, Nov. 18, and 25 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Ages 13 – 17. Play retro video games on the big screen or classic board games around the table.

Switch On!
Thursdays, Nov. 7, 14, 21 and 28
4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Ages 13 – 17. Nintendo Switch gaming. Personal controllers are suggested.




Teen Club Presents*
Men in Black: International PG -13
Tuesday, Nov. 26
4 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Two agents fight off a new alien threat and discover a mole in the organization in this sci-fi comedy film.

For Adults

Circulo de Lectores
Wednesday, Nov. 6
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Participe en una grata discusión, compartiendo sus opiniones y sugerencias sobre el título selecto del mes.

Purls of Wisdom
Tuesdays, Nov. 12, 19 and 26 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Ages 18+. Learn basic knitting and stitching.
Materials are provided.

Strum the Lute: Tai Chi for Beginners
Wednesdays, Nov. 13, 20, 27
11 a.m. – Noon.
Ages 18+. Practice this ancient tradition and learn gentle movements to increase your strength, flexibility and balance. Class is led by library staff.

Meditation
Friday, Nov. 1, 8, and 15
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Join us for meditation, a discipline that helps develop inner calm, clear thinking and personal well-being.

Reel in the Afternoon*
Fridays, Nov. 8, 15 and 22, 3 p.m.
Diverse films for a discerning audience.
Nov. 8: Wonder
Nov. 15 Julie & Julia
Nov. 22 Long Shot

Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, Nov. 19
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Call for this month’s title.

*Made possible by the Town of Miami Lakes Educational Advisory Board.

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