Miami Lakes Library Programs through June 4

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, May 20, 2022

     The Miami-Dade County Library branch in Miami Lakes is offering the following online and in-person classes.  Space is limited; in some cases you must register in advance to receive a link via email.

Talking is Teaching: Talk, Read, Sing for Toddlers en dos idiomas 

Tues., May 24, 31 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Bilingual stories, songs and activities. Ages 18 mos. - 3.

Take and Make Crafts 

Tues., May 17, 24, 31. All day.  Check out some books and pick up a craft kit to create something at home. Available while supplies last.  Ages 3 - 9. 

Chess Enthusiasts

Tues., May 17  6 p.m. - 7 p.m. Sharpen your skills by playing with other chess fans.  Ages 8+

Science in the city: Elephant Toothpaste

Sat., May 21 10:30 am. - Noon Witness a bubbly science experiment and learn about chemical reactions. Ages 8 - 12.

Scratch Coding Basics - Online Class

Mon., May 23 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Learn to program and make interactive games, animation, art and stories using the Scratch program.  Ages 8 - 12.

Painting Piggy Banks

Tues, May 24 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Paint a piggy bank and learn the basics of saving. Presented in partnership with the Dade County Federal Credit Union’s Gen-You team. Ages 8 - 18.

Miami Lakes Teen Library Advisory Board

Wed., May 25 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Earn community service hours and make the library a better place for you and your friends. Visit the branch to submit a volunteer application and show a photo ID. 

Ages 16 - 19.

Florida Licensing on Wheels

Fri., June 3 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. With the FLOW program you can renew a driver’s license, get a replacement license, change a name or address on it, get an ID card, renew a vehicle registration or purchase a specialty license plate. Registration is required. Ages 18+.

Crazy Eddy’s Juggling Show Summer Reading Kick-off

Sat., June 4 11 a.m. - noon Kick off the Summer Reading Challenge with an interactive and fun-filled juggling and comedy show. Made possible by the Town of Miami Lakes Education Advisory Board.

All ages.

     The library is at 6699 Windmill Gate Rd. It is open Mon. - Thurs., 9:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.; Fri. and Sat. 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m., closed Sunday.  For information about online classes go to



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