Miami Lakes Library February events

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 0 Comments


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

For Children and Families:

STEM Saturdays – Launch bottle rockets, Enjoy an interactive workshop where attendees can send their own bottle rocket into the sky. Experience a hands-on lesson where FIU undergraduate and medical students teach how to take rocket science skills to new heights. Scheduled at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 3.

Science in the City – Enjoy hands-on lessons infused with experiments to spark interest in STEM. Each new lesson builds upon the previous lesson. For ages 8-18 years old. Space is limited so contact branch to register. Meets at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 24.

Homeschool Science Class – Children learn how to create different science projects. Space is limited. Contact branch to register. Scheduled at noon on Wednesday, February 21.

iLUMA (inter-generational literacy using music and art) is an arts integration program that combines music, literature, world culture and art with reading comprehension, memory and listening skills. Program is open to children from VPK to 5th grade and seniors looking to improve their memory skills. Presented by the South Florida Chamber Ensemble at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, February 21.

Library Lego Club – Imagination is key as participants build and create with LEGO. All ages are welcome at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 17.

Movies and Stories for Kids – Favorite movies for family and friends. Call the branch for movie listings. Event presented by Town of Miami Lakes Education Advisory Board at 3 p.m. on Wednesdays, February 7, 14 and 21.

Talking is Teaching. Talk, Read, Sing for Toddlers en dos idiomas – Bilingual stories, songs and activities for toddlers. Best for ages 18 months to 3 years old. Space is limited. Scheduled at 11 a.m. on Thursdays, February 1, 8, 15 and 22.

Paws to Read – A reading program designed to improve the literacy skills of children through the assistance of therapy dogs who serve as literacy mentors. Parents may bring a book for choose one from the library collection. Event scheduled at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 10.

Afro Soca Dance – Celebrate Black History Month with the rhythm of the Caribbean. Certified Zumba instructor Wynter’s Jewell will teach the grooviest Afro Soca dance moves, as seen at Carnival. Event designed for entire family and presented by Town of Miami Lakes Education Advisory Board at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 24.

For Teens:

Dungeons and Dragons Club - Play this fantasy role playing game and create your own adventure. For ages 13 and up at 5:30 p.m. on Mondays, February 5 and 12.

Teen Club Presents: Movie Night – “Hidden Figures,” PG-13, presented by Town of Miami Lakes Education Advisory Board at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 6.

Teen Club – Play video games, watch anime, draw, play Dungeons & Dragons, or discuss books, at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, February 13 and 27.

For Adults: 

Meditation Classes – Join in for meditation derived from Raja Yoga, a discipline that helps develop inner calm, clear thinking and personal well being. Scheduled for 11 a.m. on Fridays, February 2, 9, 16 and 23.

Book Discussion Group – This month’s title is “The Last Runaway” by Tracy Chevalier. Scheduled for 6:30  p.m. on Tuesday, February 20.

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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