Miami Lakes Library Programs through Nov. 5

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, October 20, 2022

    The Miami-Dade County Library branch in Miami Lakes is offering the following online and in-person classes.  Space is limited. In most cases, you must register in advance.

     Free 2022 Hurricane preparation guides are available at all branches.

Homework Help & Tutoring Program -- In Person

Funded in part by The Children’s Trust

Sat. Oct. 22, 29, Nov. 5, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Certified teachers meet students in small groups for an hour to tutor them in reading, math and science.  Grades K-12 To register go to https://mdpls.org/tutor. 

Spanish Guitar, Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Wed., Oct. 19, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Francisco Valle performs classical and flamenco works.

Tai Chi for Beginners

Thurs., Oct. 20, 27, 11 a.m. - Noon 

Learn gentle movements to increase strength, flexibility and balance, led by library staff.

Ages 18+.

Halloween Show: Max and the Wild Things Tour

Thurs., Oct. 20, 4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Max has joined a band of monsters, join them for fun tunes. Sponsored by the Miami Lakes Education Advisory Board

Scratch Coding Basics - Online Class

Mon., Oct. 24, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Learn to make your own interactive games, animation, art and stories using the online platform Scratch.

Ages 8 - 12.

Talking is Teaching: Talk, read, sing for toddlers in dos idiomas

Tues., Oct. 25, 11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

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

Ages 18 mos. - 3.

Virtual author series with Mark Muncy

Wed., Oct. 26, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Zoom with science fiction author Mark Muncy about the five scariest places in So. Fla., then a Q&A with the author.

Ages 19+.

Teen Library Card Design Contest Finale

Sat., Oct. 29, 1:30 - 3 p.m.

Three winning designs revealed, plus an art lesson with environmental artist Dayna Cortes.

Ages 13 - 19.

Ready, Set Go Miami! 

Tues., Nov. 1, 8, 11:30 a.m. - Noon

Workshop to promote literacy through topics such as nature. Parents will receive tips for reading with kids and other activities. Presented by The Children’s Trust Parent Club.

Bird Suncatcher Craft

Wed., Nov. 2, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Create your own bird-themed suncatcher. Materials provide.

Ages 8 - 18.

Stem Saturday

Sat., Nov. 5, 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Hands-on activity with FIU undergrad and medical school students. Materials provided. Made possible by the Green Family Foundation NeighborhoodHELP.

Ages 5 - 15.

    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.  It is closed Sundays and some Mondays. 

     Check for hours and class information:  https://bit.ly/3yrDA2p.

 

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