Miami Lakes Library Programs in January 2023

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, January 6, 2023

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

Get Your Game On!

Thurs., Jan. 5   4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Friendly competitions, video games to board games.

Ages 8 - 18.

Rev + Flow: Functional Fitness

Thurs., Jan. 5, 12, 19, 26  11 a.m. - Noon.

Strengthen and sculpt your muscles with this fitness method. Develop strength and balance with low-impact exercises during this four-week series for all fitness levels. Led by a certified fitness instructor.

Ages 19+.

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

Tues., Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31  11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

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

Ages 18 mos. - 3. 

Ready, Set Go Miami!

Tues., Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31  11:30 a.m. - Noon

Informational and engaging activities that promote and develop early literacy into the daily routines of children from infancy to age five and help prepare them for school. Presented by The Children’s Trust’s Parent Club. 

Ages 19+.

Chess Club 

Tues., Jan. 10, 24  6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Sharpen your skills against fans of the game. Call 305-822-6520.

Ages 8-18.

Magic Butterfly Craft

Wed., Jan. 11  4 p.m. - 5 pm.

Decorate, wind and release! Be amazed as the magic butterfly takes off from your hands in a blur of beautiful colors.

Ages 8 - 12

Miami Lakes Teen Advisory Board - Mini Canvas Art

Wed. Jan. 18  4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Use oil pastels or calligraphy markers to create simple, abstract art on miniature canvases. Materials provided. 

Ages 12 - 18.  

Teen Crafty Corner

Thurs., Jan. 19  4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Explore your creativity through fun and inventive multimedia crafts.

Ages 12 - 18.

STEM Saturday

Sat., Jan. 21  2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Enjoy a hands-on activity with FIU undergraduate and medical students. Materials provided. Made possible by the Green Family Foundation NeighborhoodHELP.

Ages 5 - 15.

Intro to Sewing Workshop: Crossbody Bags

Sat., Jan. 28  2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Local designer Antonio teaches the basics of a sewing machine and leave with your own crossbody bag. Materials provided. Made possible by the 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.  It is closed Sundays and some Mondays. Check for hours and class information: