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Leila Khalil
Public Affairs Officer
305-375-5291
khalill@mdpls.org

Miami-Dade Public Library System is proud to announce the grand opening of YOUmedia Miami at the South Dade Regional Library

(Miami, FL – January 21, 2016) The Miami-Dade Public Library System is proud to announce the grand opening of YOUmedia Miami at the South Dade Regional Library located at 10750 S.W. 211 Street in Miami on Friday, January 22, 2016 at 3:30 p.m. YOUmedia Miami builds upon the roles libraries play as places of innovation and exploration.

YOUmedia Miami is a high‑tech space where teens build and explore their creative talents using the space‚Äôs WhisperRoom recording booth, MakerBot 3D printers, green screen studio, and Apple computer lab featuring Adobe Creative Cloud and Logic Pro X software. Additionally, YOUmedia Miami staff provide free workshops for teens on technology and software related to music and video production, graphic design, photography, application and web development, animation, and journalism.

YOUmedia Miami at South Dade Regional Library is open on Mondays and Tuesdays from 2:30 ‑ 5 p.m.; Wednesdays and Thursdays from 2:30 ‑ 7 p.m.; and Saturdays from 11 a.m. ‑ 5 p.m. It is closed on Fridays and Sundays. Teens must have a Library card and a high school I.D. in order to use the space.

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.

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