December Programs at the Library in Miami Lakes

Friday, December 6, 2019 0 Comments

Miami Lakes Branch Library
6699 Windmill Gate Rd.
Miami Lakes, Fla. 33014

Through Dec. 6, drop off new, unwrapped toys for children of all ages, part of Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez’s toy drive. For teens, consider gift cards from bookstores, clothing stores, electronics and gaming stores.

Monday, Dec. 9
2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Staff from the office of Florida Sen. Manny Diaz, Jr. available.

For Children & Families
Crafty Little Fingers

Tuesdays, Dec. 3, 10, and 17
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, Dec. 7
10 a.m. – Noon
Ages 5 – 15. Fun, hands-on activities with FIU undergraduate and medical students who will discuss ‘Physics in Everyday Life.’

Movies for Kids*
Wednesdays, Dec. 4, 11, and 18, 3 p.m. -5 p.m.
Dec. 4 “The Nightmare Before Christmas” (PG)
Dec. 11 “The Nutcracker” (PG)
Dec. 18 “The Grinch” (PG)
Dec. 24, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Holiday movie marathon.

Talking is Teaching: Talk, Read, Sing For Toddlers
In English and Spanish/en Dos Idiomas
Thursdays, Dec. 5, 12, and 19, 11 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 18 months – 3 years.
Stories, songs and activities for toddlers.

Furry Tales
Saturday, Dec. 14, 10:30 a.m. - Noon 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.

Canvas Painting with Lights
Saturday, Dec. 21, 10 a.m. – Noon Ages 5 and up.
Make an interactive, holiday-themed painting on canvas that will light up.
Space is limited, registration required.

Saturday, Dec. 21, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
All ages. Create with LEGO blocks and become a master builder!

Rev & Flow for Families*
Mondays, Dec. 2, 9, 16 and 23
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!

For Teenagers

Retro Game Night

Mondays, Dec. 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Ages 8 – 18.
Play retro video games on the big screen or classic board games around the table.

Switch On!
Thursdays, Dec. 5, 12, 19 and 26
4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Ages 13 – 17. Nintendo Switch gaming. Personal controllers are suggested.

Teen Club Presents*
“Avengers: Endgame” PG -13
Tuesday, Dec. 3
4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
The remaining Avengers must gather their strength to defeat the mad titan Thanos.

Teen Club
Tuesday, Dec. 10, 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Ages 12 – 18. Play video games, watch anime, draw, participate in STEAM activities and more! Contact branch for more details.

For Adults

Circulo de Lectores

Wednesday, Dec. 4
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, Dec. 3, 10 and 17, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Ages 18+. Learn basic knitting and stitching.
Materials are provided.

Strum the Lute: Tai Chi for Beginners
Wednesdays, Dec. 4, 11 and 18
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.

Fridays, Dec. 6, 13 and 20
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, Dec. 6, 13, 20 and 27, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Diverse films for a discerning audience.
Dec. 6 “Home for the Holidays” (PG-13)
Dec. 13 “This Christmas” (PG-13)
Dec. 20 “Elf” (PG)
Dec. 27 “Anna and the Apocalypse” (R)

2020 Census Job Fair
Thursday, Dec. 12
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people across the country to help with the count. Learn more about joining the 2020 Census team and how to become a census taker in Miami-Dade County.

Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, Dec. 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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