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Miami-Dade Public Library System to Host “Seniors Sharing Stories” as Part of Storytelling Miami Events

– Adults 55 and better will learn how to turn memories into fascinating stories –

(Miami, FL – February 19, 2015) The Miami-Dade Public Library will host two six week workshops focusing on the art of storytelling. Adults 55 and better will learn skills and techniques that will take their experiences, moments and memories and shape them into fascinating stories for everyone to enjoy. Friends and family are invited to a final celebratory event where the participants’ stories will take center stage.

Beginning February 10, adults 55 and better wishing to register for the workshops may do so by visiting the hosting branch.

The Gift of Your Story

Fridays, March 6 - April 3 & April 17
1:30 ‑ 3:30 p.m.
Registration with branch is required, deadline is Friday, February 27.

Culminating Event – A Storytelling Concert for Family & Friends
Friday, April 24, 1:30 ‑ 3:30 p.m.
North Dade Regional
2455 NW 183 St., Miami Gardens, FL 33056

The Art of Your Story

Wednesdays, March 25 - April 29
10:30 a.m. ‑ noon
Registration with branch is required, deadline is Wednesday, March 18.

Culminating Event – An Exhibition for Family & Friends
Wednesday, May 6, 10:30 a.m. ‑ noon
Coral Reef Branch
9211 SW 152 St., Miami, FL 33157

About the Miami‑Dade Public Library System

The Miami‑Dade Public Library System, a recipient of the National Medal for Museum and Library Service and several National Association of Counties Achievement Awards, serves as a community center and learning place where the Miami Dade community meets to exchange ideas, learn, share and create. MDPLS strives to ensure that all residents, regardless of socioeconomic status, will be enriched through access to materials, technology, programs, and art and culture so they may develop the skills they need to create and produce innovations for the 21st century. Through its 50 locations, bookmobiles, Technobus, special services, website (www.mdpls.org) and MDPLS iLibrary app, the Library proudly serves more than seven million annual visitors. Serving the community for more than 40 years, MDPLS continues to experience tremendous change and growth, evolving with the technological needs and requirements of its diverse community.

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