January Programs at the Library in Miami Lakes

Thursday, January 2, 2020 0 Comments

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

Monday, Jan. 13: Community outreach with staff from Fla. Sen. Manny Diaz, Jr.’s office, 2 p.m - 3 p.m.

For Children & Families
Crafty Little Fingers
Tuesdays, Jan. 7, 14, 21 and 28, 11 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Make a variety of craft projects, as supplies last. Toddlers may need help. Registration not required.

STEM Saturday
Saturday, Jan. 4
10 a.m. – Noon
Ages 5 – 15. Fun, hands-on activities with FIU undergraduate and medical students who will discuss kidney dissection.

Movies for Kids*
Wednesdays, Jan. 8, 15, 22 and 29, 3 p.m. -5 p.m.
Jan. 8 “Surf’s Up” (PG)
Jan. 15 “Piglet’s Big Movie (G)
Jan. 22 “Kung Fu Panda”
(PG)
Jan. 29 “Wonder Park (PG)

Talking is Teaching: Talk, Read, Sing For Toddlers
In English and Spanish/en Dos Idiomas
Thursdays, Jan. 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 11 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 18 months – 3 years.
Stories, songs and activities for toddlers.

Furry Tales
Saturday, Jan. 11, 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.


LEGO Club
Saturday, Jan. 18, 11 a.m. - Noon. All ages. Create with LEGO blocks and become a master builder!

Science in the City: Do you want to build a snowman? *
Saturday, Jan. 25, 10:30 a.m. - Noon. Create snow to build a snowman and explore the cooling effects of dry ice. Presented by the
Manifezt Foundation.

For Teenagers
Retro Game Night
Mondays, Jan. 6, 13 and 27, 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, Jan. 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Ages 13 – 17. Nintendo Switch gaming. Personal controllers are suggested.

Teen Club Presents*
“Spider-Man: Far from Home” PG -13
Tuesday, Jan. 7
4 p.m.– 7 p.m.
Nick Fury enlists Peter Parker, with master illusionist Mysterio, to fight elementals in Europe.

“The Avengers” Drawing
Workshop
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Learn to draw your favorite movie characters with comic book illustrator Ralph
Cabrera. Materials provided, space is limited, register with the branch.

Teen Club
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 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 details.
For Adults
Circulo de Lectores
Wednesday, Jan. 8
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, Jan. 7, 14, 21 and 28. 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Ages 18+. Learn basic knitting and stitching. Materials provided.

Strum the Lute: Tai Chi for Beginners
Wednesdays, Jan. 8, 15, 22 and 29. 11 a.m. – Noon.
Ages 18+. Practice this ancient tradition and learn gentle movements to increase strength, flexibility and balance. Class is led by library staff.

Reel in the Afternoon*
It’s Keanu Reeves month!
Fridays, Jan. 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31. 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Diverse films for a discerning audience.
Jan. 3 “John Wick”
Jan. 10 “Much Ado About Nothing”
Jan. 17 “Matrix”
Jan. 24 “Speed”
Jan. 31: “Bill and Ted’s
Excellent Adventure”

Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, Jan. 21
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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