Miami Lakes Library Programs

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, August 30, 2023

The Miami-Dade County Library branch in Miami Lakes is offering classes.  Space is limited and registration may be required. 

Teen Advisory Board Wed., Aug. 30. 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.  CANCELED

Earn community service hours and provide feedback to the library about books, movies, video games and more in its collections.

Ages 16 – 19

Introduction to Ballroom Dance Thurs., Aug. 31. 11 a.m. – Noon

Learn basic ballroom dance steps during this class taught by a professional instructor.

Ages 19+.

Homework Help & Tutoring  Sat., Sept. 2, 9, 16. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

Certified teachers meet students in grades K-12 for one-hour sessions to help with homework and tutoring in reading, math and science. This free service funded in part by The Children’s Trust. For more information email, call 305-375-1413 or visit

STEM Saturday Sat., Sept. 2.  2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Activities with FIU undergrad and medical students. Materials provided. Made possible by the Green Family Foundation NeighborhoodHELP. For more information email or call 305-822-6520.

Ages 5 – 15

Talking is Teaching - Talk, Read, Sing for Toddlers en dos idiomas   Tues., Sept. 5, 19.  11 a.m. - Noon

Stories, songs and activities for toddlers and their caregivers in English and Spanish. Registration required.

Ages 18 mos. - 3.

Slime Monster Jars  Wed., Sept. 6.  4 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Create your own ooey-gooey monster in this art class. Materials provided. Made possible by the Town of Miami Lakes Education Advisory Board.

Ages 8 – 18

Creative Candle Making  Sat., Sept. 9.  3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Materials provided to make a candle with colored wax and fragrance.

Ages 19+

Chess Club   Tues., Sept. 12  6 p.m. - 7 p.m. 

Play with other fans of the game.

Ages 8 - 18.

LEGO @ Your Library  Wed., Sept. 13  4 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Build with LEGO blocks for an hour. Blocks will be provided.

Ages 5+

Bingo Bash Thurs., Sept. 14  1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Socialize with friends while playing Bingo. 

Ages 50+

Florida State Attorney’s Office Community Outreach  Mon., Sept. 18  2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

A representative from the state attorney’s office will answer questions and concerns. 

Ages 19+

STEAM Kit Boats Wed., Sept. 20  4 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Materials provided to decorate and engineer wind-powered boats that sail. Made possible by the Town of Miami Lakes Education Advisory Board.

Ages 8 – 18.

     The library at 6699 Windmill Gate Rd. is open Mon. - Thurs., 9:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Fri. and Sat. 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m., closed Sundays. 

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