Miami Lakes Library Programs

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, June 5, 2024

The Miami-Dade County Library branch in Miami Lakes is offering classes.  Most events require preregistration and popular courses may fill up early.  Sign up in advance to avoid being shut out of classes.  To check availability, call the branch at 305-822-6520, email or sign up at

Summer Reading Challenge - Adventure Begins at Your Library  June 1 - Aug. 14  Prizes may include Miami Marlins tickets, a Frost Science Museum family membership and more. Go to 

Art History for Kids  Sat., June 8  2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Hear a brief history of a well-known artist and create a craft in their style. Materials provided while supplies last. Ages 8 – 12

Teen Library Advisory Board  Wed., June 12, 26  4 p.m. – 5 p.m.  Earn community service hours while helping staff make the library a better place for you and your friends. Plan and execute events, give feedback on books, movies, video games and more.  Ages 13 – 19

All About That Pace Cardio Workout Fri., June 14, 28  11 a.m. – Noon  Join a low-impact cardio workout, walk in place and move at your own pace.  Ages 19+

Cake Decorating Workshop for Teens  Sat., June 15 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.  Build and decorate your own vanilla cake (contains gluten and dairy) in a workshop led by Love, Grace, Sweets. Materials, tips and a take home box will be provided. Made possible by the Miami Lakes Education Advisory Board.  Ages 12-18

Homework Help & Tutoring  Sat, June 15, 22, 29  10 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Certified teachers tutor students in reading, math and science for one-hour sessions. For grades K-12. Free and funded in part by The Children’s Trust. For information contact or 305-375-1413.

Talking is Teaching: Talk, Read, Sing for Toddlers en dos idiomas  Tues., June 18 11 a.m. – Noon  Library staff presents stories, songs and activities in English and Spanish for toddlers and caregivers.  Ages 18 mos. - 3.

Chess Club for Adults  Tues., June 18  6 p.m. - 7 p.m.  Hone your skills or have fun while playing chess. Ages 18+

Talk Crafty to Me!   Thurs., June 20  11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Make cool crafts and meet other creatives. Materials provided.  Ages 19+

     The library at 6699 Windmill Gate Rd. is open Monday - Thursday, 9:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.