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YOUmedia Miami

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Helping Teens Develop 21st Century Skills

YOUmedia Miami teaches teens to use technology to tell stories and engage with the world around them in powerful ways, building 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, building upon the role libraries play as places of innovation and exploration.

A place where teens can:

  • Create Podcasts
  • Mix Music
  • Design Video Games
  • Produce Films
  • Read Books
  • Explore Technology
  • Or just be themselves

Locations

North Dade Regional Library
North Dade Regional Library Exterior
SundayClosed
Monday2:30 - 5 p.m.
Tuesday2:30 - 5 p.m.
Wednesday2:30 - 7 p.m.
Thursday2:30 - 7 p.m.
Friday2:30 - 5 p.m.
Saturday11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
South Dade Regional Library
North Dade Regional Library Exterior
SundayClosed
Monday2:30 - 5 p.m.
Tuesday2:30 - 5 p.m.
Wednesday2:30 - 7 p.m.
Thursday2:30 - 7 p.m.
Friday2:30 - 5 p.m.
Saturday11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Available Workshops

  • Basic Digital Photography
  • Advanced Digital Photo Editing
  • Mac Skills 101
  • Digital Video Production
  • Visual Connections
  • Creative Culture – Literary Magazine Style
  • Slam It! Spoken Word
  • Digital Storytelling
  • Studio Masters
  • Animation Nation
  • Podcasting

Requirements

  • High School students between the ages of 14‑19
  • Residents of Miami‑Dade County
  • Possess a MDPLS library card
  • Possess a valid high school identification
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.