Miami Lakes Library Programs through June 2

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, May 18, 2023

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

Mini Zen Garden Making Wed., May 17, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Use real plants, stones, soil and sand to create your own miniature Japanese garden. 

Presented by Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens and made possible by the Miami Lakes Education Advisory Board. Ages 8 - 12.

Teen Crafty Corner Thurs., May 18,  4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Explore your creativity through multi-media crafts. Ages 12 - 18. 

Homework Help and Tutoring  Sat., May 20; 27, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. 

Free, in-person tutoring by certified teachers for grades K-12 in reading, math and science. Visit for more information and to register. Funded in part by The Children’s Trust.

Talking is Teaching: Talk, read, sing for toddlers in dos idiomas  Tues., May 23; 30,  11 a.m. - Noon

Stories, songs and activities for toddlers and caregivers in English and Spanish.  Ages 18 mos. - 3. 

Chess Club  Tues., May 23,  6 p.m. - 7 p.m. Play with other fans of the game. Ages 8 - 18.

Teen Advisory Board DJ Basics for Beginners Wed., May 24, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Learn to cue, beat match and mix! Find tracks on Freegal, free with a library card. Ages 12 - 18.

Teen Advisory Board Anime & Manga Appreciation  Wed. May 31,  4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Join a discussion about favorite anime and manga selections, check out new titles. Ages 8 - 18. 

Florida Licensing on Wheels (FLOW)  Fri., June 2,  10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  Save yourself a trip to the tag agency by going to the library. Renew a driver’s license, obtain a replacement or change a name or address on it; get an ID card; renew a vehicle registration or purchase a specialty license plate. Registration is required. For an appointment call the branch at 305-822-6520.

     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 will be closed Monday, May 29 to observe Memorial Day. 

     Check for hours and class information: