Miami Lakes Library Programs through June 30

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, June 16, 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 for online events. 

     Free 2022 Hurricane preparation guides are available at all branches.

Homework Help & Tutoring Program

Funded by The Children’s Trust

In Person

Sat., June 11 - Aug. 13

10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Reading & Science grades K-5, Math grades K-12


Wed., June 15 - Aug. 10

5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

For appointments: 305‑375‑1413 786‑988‑6817 (Spanish)

Arrgh Questions - Pirate Facts Online Event

Sat., June 18

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Historian Dr. David Head discusses whether pirates had parrots, buried treasure and other fun facts.

Ages 12+.

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

Tues., June 21, 28

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Bilingual stories, songs and activities. 

Ages 18 mos. - 3.

Chess Enthusiasts

Tues., June 21

6 p.m. - 7 p.m. 

Play the game with other fans at the branch.

Ages 8+.

Free 60-minute Digital Marketing Webinars for small businesses

June 22, 29 

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Register at:

Miami Lakes Youth Advisory Board

Wed., June 22 

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.

Rev+Flow Functional Fitness Online Class or in person

Thurs., June 23, 30

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Certified instructor leads low impact strength and balance exercises. 

Ages 12+.

Introduction to traditional Japanese music

Fri., June 24

11 a.m. - Noon

Learn instruments, a 13-string zither and a 17 string bass koto, demonstrated by Dr. Joseph Amato and his students. Pressented by Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens and a grant from Toshiba International Foundation, Japan.
All ages.

Robot Petting Zoo **

Sat. June 25

11 a.m. - Noon

Meet interactive robots, built/coded in hands on activities. Presented by the Museum of Discovery and Science. 

Ages 8 - 12.

Intro to Sewing **

Sat. June 25 

2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Designer Antonio teaches how to use a sewing machine and you’ll make a summer bag. Materials included. 

Ages 8 -18. 

Scratch Coding Basics - Online Class

Mon., June 27

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.

Hurricane Science and Forecasting Online Class Tues., June 28 

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

University of Miami presentation on the science of hurricanes, how they are forecasted, the current research and predictions for the 2022 Atlantic storm season. 

Ages 18+

Spanish Guitar with Frank V. 

Wed., June 29

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Enjoy a variety of classical and flamenco works. 

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

** Made possible by the Miami Lakes Education Advisory Board.