M. Lakes Library schedules February events for kids, teens and adults

Community Friday, February 14, 2014


Miami Lakes Branch Library has the following programs available for the public during February:

For Children:

Family Game Day! – Come to the library and enjoy time with your family playing board games. For all ages. Meets at 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 15.

Paws 2 Read – Certified therapy dogs listen as children read aloud and practice their reading skills. For all ages at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 8.

Reading Ready Toddler Storytime: Black History Month – Stories, songs and activities for toddlers and their care givers. Meets at 11 a.m. on Thursday, February 6.

Reading Ready Toddler Storytime – Stories, songs and activities for toddlers and their care givers. Meets at 11 a.m. on Thursdays, February 13, 20 and 27.

For Teens:

Teen Club: Valentine – Teens create a Valentine gift. Meets at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, February 11.

Tween Book Club – This is a tween book club for ages 8-12. Members meet once a month to discuss the chosen book of the month. Registration required. Meets at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 22.

Teen Club: Games and More – Teens meet to play video games, watch anime, draw or discuss books. For ages 12-19 years. Meets at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, February 25.

Teen Open Mic! Calling all Lyricists, Poets, Performers and Storytellers! Sing, read, do some stand up, play an instrument, or just come for the show. Attendees may perform original or material celebrating Black History Month and African American Culture. All genres are welcome! All performing participants between the ages of 12-19 will receive 2 hours of community service time. See staff for details. Meets at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 22.

For Adults:

Commissioner Esteban Bovo’s Mobile Office Community Outreach – Mobile Office Outreach provides an opportunity for the community to speak with the commissioner and/or the commissioner’s representative at 1 p.m. on Monday, February 10. 

Navigating the Affordable Care Act – Have questions about the new Affordable Care Act? Meet with a representative from SRA International and get your questions answered on the new law, the Health Marketplace and learn what it means for you. Meets at 2 p.m. on Tuesdays, February 11, 18 and 25.

Book Discussion Group – Monthly meetings to discuss books of interest. Contact the branch to find out the title of the book. Meets at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 18.

Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart Community Outreach – A member of Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart’s staff will visit the library to discuss federal issues or any problem a constituent may have with a federal agency. Meets at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 26.

Miami Lakes Branch Library is located at 6699 Windmill Gate Road. For operating hours, registration and more information, call 305-822-6520.