North Dade Regional
The North Dade Regional Library opened to the public in September of 1979, and serves a multicultural community. The branch is conveniently located one block east of University Drive (27th avenue) and the Miami Gardens Shopping Plaza. It houses approximately 180,000 volumes, is completely automated, and offers the latest technology. Access to the Internet and online databases are in great demand in this branch library. A full line of popular CDs, videos, and magazines is also available to the public.
The North Dade Regional Library has a large programming room and two conference rooms for family programs and special events. The Childrens Story Theater provides comfortable seating for young patrons who attend many of the special programs. Puppet shows, story times and creative dramatics are regular features in this Childrens department.
The Library is the home to several special collections, including the rare Schomburg Clipping files and one of the most comprehensive reference collections pertaining to Black Studies in South Florida.
YOUmedia Miami @ North Dade Regional Library - Helping Teens Develop 21st Century Skills
YOUmedia Miami builds upon the role libraries play as places of innovation and exploration. YOUmedia Miami teaches teens to use technology to tell stories and engage with the world around them in powerful ways.
YOUmedia Miami is a place where teens can:
Design Video Games
Or just be themselves
High School student between the ages of 14 -19
Resident of Miami-Dade County
Possess a Miami-Dade Public Library System Library Card
Possess a High School I.D.
Monday, Thursday and Friday
2:30 – 5 p.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday
2:30 - 8 p.m.
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
To learn more about YOUmedia Miami, check out this video from Channel 7 WSVN news. http://www.wsvn.com/features/articles/parent/MI94697
YOUmedia Miami is made possible through a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The Foundation’s support is part of a $7.5 million Knight Foundation Library Initiative, which helps promote libraries as centers of personal transformation and community engagement.