Public Affairs Officer
Miami-Dade Public Library System services to be impacted by electrical work in downtown Miami this weekend
– Main Library will be closed Saturday, June 18, online services unavailable –
(Miami, FL – June 16, 2016) The Main Library of the Miami‑Dade Public Library System (MDPLS), located at 101 West Flagler Street, will be closed on Saturday, June 18, due to a major electrical repair project being conducted in downtown Miami. All other library branches will observe their normal schedules this weekend, but all computer‑related services, including the MDPLS website and catalog, public computers, Internet, Wi‑Fi, and other electronic resources will be unavailable beginning at approximately 4 p.m. Friday, June 17, until 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 20. The Main Library is expected to reopen on Monday at 10 a.m.
About the Miami-Dade Public Library System
The Miami‑Dade Public Library System (MDPLS), a recipient of the National Medal for Museum and Library Service, serves as a community center and learning place where the Miami‑Dade community meets to exchange ideas, learn, share, and create. The Library strives to ensure that all residents, regardless of socioeconomics, will be enriched through access to materials, technology, art and culture and programs so that they may develop the skills they need to create and produce innovations for the 21st century. Through its 50 locations, bookmobiles, special services, website (www.mdpls.org) and MDPLS iLibrary app, the library proudly serves more than 7 million annual visitors. In the more than 40 years of serving the community, the MDPLS continues to experience tremendous change and growth, evolving with the technological needs and requirements of its diverse community.