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Great Books Book Club

2024-08-10 10:30:00 2024-08-10 12:30:00 America/New_York Great Books Book Club Join us in person or online to read thought-provoking and influential books from the 19th century and talk about the ideas and emotions they provoke. Registration is required for online participation. A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact 305-668-4571. Ages 19 yrs.+ Pinecrest Branch - Pinecrest Virtual Programs Room

Saturday, August 10
10:30am - 12:30pm

Add to Calendar 2024-08-10 10:30:00 2024-08-10 12:30:00 America/New_York Great Books Book Club Join us in person or online to read thought-provoking and influential books from the 19th century and talk about the ideas and emotions they provoke. Registration is required for online participation. A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact 305-668-4571. Ages 19 yrs.+ Pinecrest Branch - Pinecrest Virtual Programs Room

Pinecrest Branch

Pinecrest Virtual Programs Room

Join us in person or online to read thought-provoking and influential books from the 19th century and talk about the ideas and emotions they provoke. Registration is required for online participation. A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact 305-668-4571. Ages 19 yrs.+

Reading Schedule

February 10 - Romola by George Eliot
March 9 - Democracy and Education by John Dewey
April 13 - Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol
May 11 - The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
June 8 -  The Way of All Flesh by Samuel Butler
July 13 - Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
August 10 - The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare
September 14 - Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell
October 12 - Sir Gawain and the Green Knight translated by J.R.R. Tolkien (author unknown)
November 9 - Billy Budd by Herman Melville

AGE GROUP: | Adult (19+) |

EVENT TYPE: | Online | In-Person | Book Clubs |

TAGS: | In-Person | Hybrid Program |

Pinecrest Branch

customercare@mdpls.org
Phone: 305-668-4571
Branch manager
Ellen Book

Hours
Mon, Jul 15 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jul 16 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jul 17 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jul 18 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jul 19 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jul 20 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jul 21 Closed

Branch manager
Ellen Book
Address
5835 Southwest 111th Street
Pinecrest, FL 33156
Tel: 305-668-4571

Upcoming events

Sat, Jul 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Read your favorite story to a certified therapy dog! Reading aloud to a therapy dog can help improve literacy skills and boost confidence. You may bring your own book or choose one from the library collection. Presented by C.A.R.E. (Canine Assisted Reading Enhancement). For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 8 yrs.

Sat, Jul 20, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Pinecrest Virtual Programs Room
Our goal is to advance critical, reflective thinking and social and civic engagement by discussing works and ideas of the 20th and 21st century that are of enduring value. Join us in person or online via Zoom! Registration is required for online access and a Zoom link will be emailed to registrants. For more information contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+
Registration is now closed

Sat, Jul 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
A short puppet show will be followed by a craft session. Both are inspired by a story time theme and all materials are provided for your creative pleasure! Attend and participate to earn entries towards the Summer Reading Challenge. For more information, please contact 305-668-4571 or thompsonlo@mdpls.org. Ages 6-12 years.

Sat, Jul 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Attendees will learn how to craft a distinctive and compelling personal statement for college essays. For more information contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 12 - 19 yrs.+

Sat, Jul 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room,Pinecrest Virtual Programs Room
Join us at the library or online to learn about diverse mango varieties, their rich history and the best cultivation techniques that ensure their exceptional quality and growth. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+
Registration is now closed

Canceled
Sat, Jul 20, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Join a support group for parents of children who are on the autism spectrum, where you can share experiences and knowledge and exchange advice with others. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Jul 22, 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Room
Explore the ways that music and movement support language development in young children, plus learn about activities that creatively use music and movement to build fundamental literacy skills like listening, focused attention and comprehension. Presented by The Children's Trust Parent Club and FIU's Center for Children and Families. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or email booke@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Tue, Jul 23, 10:00am - 11:30am
Meeting Room
Reúnase con nosotros el cuarto martes de este mes para la discusión del libro "La biblioteca de París," escrito por Janet Skeslien Charles. Si desea más información comuníquese con la biblioteca al 305-668-4571 o ballesteri@mdpls.org. Para mayores de 19 años.

Tue, Jul 23, 11:00am - 1:00pm
The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Miami will be stationed at the library, seeking individuals who may be interested in becoming foster parents. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs. +

Tue, Jul 23, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Practice restorative and vinyasa yoga with professional yoga instructor Mara Fowler. Designed for varying fitness levels. For more information contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Jul 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for bilingual stories, songs and activities for toddlers and preschoolers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Wed, Jul 24, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Join us for Mahjong, a tile-based game developed in China that has spread throughout the world. Nine summer sessions are provided by the Village of Pinecrest Parks and Recreation Department. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 55 yrs.+

Wed, Jul 24, 10:30am - 11:30am
Read your favorite stories alongside Snuffles and Eddie. Reading aloud to a registered therapy dog helps improve literacy skills and boost confidence. Bring your own book or choose from the library's collection. For more information, please contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 6 - 11 yrs.

Wed, Jul 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room
Join us for bilingual stories, songs and activities for toddlers and preschoolers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Thu, Jul 25, 10:00am - 11:00am
Get moving with instructor Cecilia Montesinos Richter through gentle, easy-to-follow dance movements that will leave you feeling refreshed and invigorated. Participants with limited mobility can fully take part in this class while seated or holding onto a chair for support. Presented by the Village of Pinecrest Community Center. For more information contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 55 yrs.+

Thu, Jul 25, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Express your creativity alongside fellow artists at this informal get-together and paint-together. Please bring your own supplies. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Jul 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Maintaining a healthy nutritional and physical lifestyle is essential. Learn simple tips to keep you on track and help you stay healthy. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Jul 25, 11:00am - 1:00pm
The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Miami will be stationed at the library, seeking individuals who may be interested in becoming foster parents. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs. +

Thu, Jul 25, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bring your knitting needles or crochet hooks and work on current or new projects alongside other experienced crafters. Presented by the Village of Pinecrest Community Center. For more information, contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 55 yrs.+

Fri, Jul 26, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for stories, songs, and activities for toddlers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 mos. - 3 yrs.

Fri, Jul 26, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Are you a Canasta player interested in connecting with other experienced players? Join the Village of Pinecrest Community Center's active players group for ten summer sessions at the library. Designed for intermediate to advanced players. For more information, contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 55 yrs.+

Fri, Jul 26, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Read your favorite stories alongside Avi the Poodle! Reading aloud to a registered therapy dog helps improve literacy skills and boost confidence. Bring your own book or choose from the library's collection. For more information, please contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 5 - 12 yrs.

Fri, Jul 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and activities for toddlers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 mos. - 3 yrs

Sat, Jul 27, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Gallery
Find your new best friend! Meet adorable foster cats ready for loving homes. All are spayed/neutered and vaccinated. Onsite applications are available, with processing and home checks required. Support animal rescue and adopt your forever friend today! For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs. +

Sat, Jul 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
Weekly craft sessions inspired by story-time themes where all materials are provided for your creative pleasure! Attend and participate to earn entries towards the Summer Reading Challenge. For more information, please contact 305-668-4571 or thompsonlo@mdpls.org. Ages 6 -12 yrs.

Sat, Jul 27, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Pinecrest Virtual Programs Room,Meeting Room
This is a peer supportive meeting for LGBTQ+ by parents, families, and friends. Join us in person at the library or online via Zoom. Registration is required. For the online event, a Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 13 yrs.+

Tue, Jul 30, 10:00am - 11:00am
Get moving with instructor Cecilia Montesinos Richter through gentle, easy-to-follow dance movements that will leave you feeling refreshed and invigorated. Participants with limited mobility can fully take part in this class while seated or holding onto a chair for support. Presented by the Village of Pinecrest Community Center. For more information contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 55 yrs.+

Tue, Jul 30, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Practice restorative and vinyasa yoga with professional yoga instructor Mara Fowler. Designed for varying fitness levels. For more information contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Jul 31, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for bilingual stories, songs and activities for toddlers and preschoolers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Wed, Jul 31, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Join us for Mahjong, a tile-based game developed in China that has spread throughout the world. Nine summer sessions are provided by the Village of Pinecrest Parks and Recreation Department. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 55 yrs.+

Wed, Jul 31, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room
Join us for bilingual stories, songs and activities for toddlers and preschoolers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Thu, Aug 01, 10:00am - 11:00am
Get moving with instructor Cecilia Montesinos Richter through gentle, easy-to-follow dance movements that will leave you feeling refreshed and invigorated. Participants with limited mobility can fully take part in this class while seated or holding onto a chair for support. Presented by the Village of Pinecrest Community Center. For more information contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 55 yrs.+

Thu, Aug 01, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Express your creativity alongside fellow artists at this informal get-together and paint-together. Please bring your own supplies. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Aug 01, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Pinecrest Virtual Programs Room,Meeting Room
Join fellow readers in person or online to discuss the month's chosen title. Registration is required. For online event, a Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Fri, Aug 02, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for stories, songs, and activities for toddlers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 mos. - 3 yrs.

Fri, Aug 02, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Are you a Canasta player interested in connecting with other experienced players? Join the Village of Pinecrest Community Center's active players group for ten summer sessions at the library. Designed for intermediate to advanced players. For more information, contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 55 yrs.+

Fri, Aug 02, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Read your favorite stories alongside Avi the Poodle! Reading aloud to a registered therapy dog helps improve literacy skills and boost confidence. Bring your own book or choose from the library's collection. For more information, please contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 5 - 12 yrs.

Fri, Aug 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and activities for toddlers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 mos. - 3 yrs

Sat, Aug 03, 10:30am - 11:30am
Read your favorite story to a certified therapy dog! Reading aloud to a therapy dog can help improve literacy skills and boost confidence. You may bring your own book or choose one from the library collection. Presented by C.A.R.E. (Canine Assisted Reading Enhancement). For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 8 yrs.

Sat, Aug 03, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Meeting Room
Engage in lively discussions with fellow writers and guest speakers to acquire valuable writing tips, either at the library or online via Zoom. Register to receive a Zoom link by visiting https://www.southfloridawriters.org. For more information contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Aug 03, 10:30am - 11:30am
Weekly craft sessions inspired by story-time themes where all materials are provided for your creative pleasure! Attend and participate to earn entries towards the Summer Reading Challenge. For more information, please contact 305-668-4571 or thompsonlo@mdpls.org. Ages 6 -12 yrs.

Mon, Aug 05, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Meeting Room
Discover your roots by tracing your lineage to find your ancestors. Please RSVP with the Genealogical Society at www.gsgmfl.org to register. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Aug 05, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room
The Miami Watercolor Society, a volunteer-based, non-profit organization whose membership consists of a broad spectrum of water media painters, will hold a board meeting with the officers of the organization. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Aug 06, 10:00am - 11:00am
Get moving with instructor Cecilia Montesinos Richter through gentle, easy-to-follow dance movements that will leave you feeling refreshed and invigorated. Participants with limited mobility can fully take part in this class while seated or holding onto a chair for support. Presented by the Village of Pinecrest Community Center. For more information contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 55 yrs.+

Tue, Aug 06, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Practice restorative and vinyasa yoga with professional yoga instructor Mara Fowler. Designed for varying fitness levels. For more information contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Aug 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for bilingual stories, songs and activities for toddlers and preschoolers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Wed, Aug 07, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Join us for Mahjong, a tile-based game developed in China that has spread throughout the world. Nine summer sessions are provided by the Village of Pinecrest Parks and Recreation Department. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 55 yrs.+

Wed, Aug 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room
Join us for bilingual stories, songs and activities for toddlers and preschoolers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Wed, Aug 07, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room
The Miami Poets celebrate all things poetic. Bring poems to read, yours or those by favorite poets. Share publishing ideas, contests to enter, and new formats to explore. Get philosophical and discuss what poetry means now and through the ages. Poetry enhances our lives so anything goes so long as poetry is in the equation. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Aug 07, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room,Pinecrest Virtual Programs Room
Feel safe and empowered online! Join us in person or online to learn about cybersecurity and how to detect and protect yourself against cyber attacks. Presented by Patricia Espinoza, IT Specialist. Registration is required. For online event, a Zoom link will be emailed to registrants. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Thu, Aug 08, 10:00am - 11:00am
Get moving with instructor Cecilia Montesinos Richter through gentle, easy-to-follow dance movements that will leave you feeling refreshed and invigorated. Participants with limited mobility can fully take part in this class while seated or holding onto a chair for support. Presented by the Village of Pinecrest Community Center. For more information contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 55 yrs.+

Thu, Aug 08, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Express your creativity alongside fellow artists at this informal get-together and paint-together. Please bring your own supplies. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Aug 08, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bring your knitting needles or crochet hooks and work on current or new projects alongside other experienced crafters. Presented by the Village of Pinecrest Community Center. For more information, contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 55 yrs.+

Fri, Aug 09, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for stories, songs, and activities for toddlers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 mos. - 3 yrs.

Fri, Aug 09, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Are you a Canasta player interested in connecting with other experienced players? Join the Village of Pinecrest Community Center's active players group for ten summer sessions at the library. Designed for intermediate to advanced players. For more information, contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 55 yrs.+

Fri, Aug 09, 10:00am - 11:00am
Play the classic game and socializing for bingo hour! Provided by the Village of Pinecrest Parks and Recreation Department. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 55 yrs.+

Fri, Aug 09, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Read your favorite stories alongside Avi the Poodle! Reading aloud to a registered therapy dog helps improve literacy skills and boost confidence. Bring your own book or choose from the library's collection. For more information, please contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 5 - 12 yrs.

Fri, Aug 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and activities for toddlers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 mos. - 3 yrs

Fri, Aug 09, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Meeting Room
Connect with a caring community dedicated to navigating Alzheimer's together, finding resources, and offering mutual encouragement. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs. +

Sat, Aug 10, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Gallery
Find your new best friend! Meet an adopt adorable foster cats. All cats are spayed/neutered and vaccinated. Onsite applications are available, with processing and home checks required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs. +

Sat, Aug 10, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Join us to explore and discuss historical fiction and non-fiction titles every second Saturday of the month. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Aug 10, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Pinecrest Virtual Programs Room
Join us in person or online to read thought-provoking and influential books from the 19th century and talk about the ideas and emotions they provoke. Registration is required for online participation. A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact 305-668-4571. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Aug 10, 10:30am - 11:30am
Weekly craft sessions inspired by story-time themes where all materials are provided for your creative pleasure! Attend and participate to earn entries towards the Summer Reading Challenge. For more information, please contact 305-668-4571 or thompsonlo@mdpls.org. Ages 6 -12 yrs.

Sat, Aug 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room
Bond with your little one through music, dance and play during this lively Zumbini program. Designed for children, Zumbini is a colorful class that blends dance with circuit training. Led by Shaunterria Owens, licensed Zumbini Instructor Registration is required for each child and for each adult participating. For more information contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 0 - 4 yrs.

Mon, Aug 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Room
Explore how shared reading experiences help bolster language development and early literacy skills. Discover activities and strategies designed to enhance comprehension, encourage participation, spark interest in reading, and expand vocabulary. Presented by The Children's Trust Parent Club in collaboration with FIU's Center for Children and Families. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or email booke@mdpls.org.

Mon, Aug 12, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Meeting Room
Discover your roots by tracing your lineage to find your ancestors. Please RSVP with the Genealogical Society at www.gsgmfl.org to register. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Aug 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
Get moving with instructor Cecilia Montesinos Richter through gentle, easy-to-follow dance movements that will leave you feeling refreshed and invigorated. Participants with limited mobility can fully take part in this class while seated or holding onto a chair for support. Presented by the Village of Pinecrest Community Center. For more information contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 55 yrs.+

Tue, Aug 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Practice restorative and vinyasa yoga with professional yoga instructor Mara Fowler. Designed for varying fitness levels. For more information contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Canceled
Wed, Aug 14, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for bilingual stories, songs and activities for toddlers and preschoolers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Wed, Aug 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Join us for Mahjong, a tile-based game developed in China that has spread throughout the world. Nine summer sessions are provided by the Village of Pinecrest Parks and Recreation Department. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 55 yrs.+

Wed, Aug 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
Read your favorite stories alongside Snuffles and Eddie. Reading aloud to a registered therapy dog helps improve literacy skills and boost confidence. Bring your own book or choose from the library's collection. For more information, please contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 6 - 11 yrs.

Thu, Aug 15, 10:00am - 11:00am
Get moving with instructor Cecilia Montesinos Richter through gentle, easy-to-follow dance movements that will leave you feeling refreshed and invigorated. Participants with limited mobility can fully take part in this class while seated or holding onto a chair for support. Presented by the Village of Pinecrest Community Center. For more information contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 55 yrs.+

Thu, Aug 15, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Express your creativity alongside fellow artists at this informal get-together and paint-together. Please bring your own supplies. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Aug 15, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Join former All-Pro Miami Dolphins offensive guard and current South Florida judge Ed Newman as he discusses his memoir "Warrior Judge: One Man's Journey from Gridiron to Gavel." Learn about his experience becoming a world-champion football player, battling cancer and juggling law school while preparing for Super Bowl XIX. This lively and surprising memoir is a tale of adversity and determination. To register contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. 18yrs.+

Canceled
Fri, Aug 16, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for stories, songs, and activities for toddlers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 mos. - 3 yrs.

Fri, Aug 16, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Are you a Canasta player interested in connecting with other experienced players? Join the Village of Pinecrest Community Center's active players group for ten summer sessions at the library. Designed for intermediate to advanced players. For more information, contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 55 yrs.+

Fri, Aug 16, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Read your favorite stories alongside Avi the Poodle! Reading aloud to a registered therapy dog helps improve literacy skills and boost confidence. Bring your own book or choose from the library's collection. For more information, please contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 5 - 12 yrs.

Sat, Aug 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
Read your favorite story to a certified therapy dog! Reading aloud to a therapy dog can help improve literacy skills and boost confidence. You may bring your own book or choose one from the library collection. Presented by C.A.R.E. (Canine Assisted Reading Enhancement). For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 8 yrs.

Sat, Aug 17, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Pinecrest Virtual Programs Room
Our goal is to advance critical, reflective thinking and social and civic engagement by discussing works and ideas of the 20th and 21st century that are of enduring value. Join us in person or online via Zoom! Registration is required for online access and a Zoom link will be emailed to registrants. For more information contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Canceled
Sat, Aug 17, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Join a support group for parents of children who are on the autism spectrum, where you can share experiences and knowledge and exchange advice with others. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Aug 19, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Meeting Room
Discover your roots by tracing your lineage to find your ancestors. Please RSVP with the Genealogical Society at www.gsgmfl.org to register. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Aug 20, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Practice restorative and vinyasa yoga with professional yoga instructor Mara Fowler. Designed for varying fitness levels. For more information contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Aug 21, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Visit FLOW at the library to renew, replace or update your driver's license. Representatives can also assist you with getting a new Florida identification card, renewing your vehicle registration, purchasing a special license plate and more! Registration is required. For information or to register, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Aug 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
Bilingual stories, songs and activities for toddlers and preschoolers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 mos. - 3 yrs.

Wed, Aug 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Room
Join us for bilingual stories, songs and activities for toddlers and preschoolers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 mos. - 3 yrs.

Wed, Aug 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room
Join us for bilingual stories, songs and activities for toddlers and preschoolers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Thu, Aug 22, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Express your creativity alongside fellow artists at this informal get-together and paint-together. Please bring your own supplies. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Fri, Aug 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
Stories, songs, and activities for toddlers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 mos. - 3 yrs.

Fri, Aug 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and activities for toddlers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 mos. - 3 yrs.

Fri, Aug 23, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Read your favorite stories alongside Avi the Poodle! Reading aloud to a registered therapy dog helps improve literacy skills and boost confidence. Bring your own book or choose from the library's collection. For more information, please contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 5 - 12 yrs.

Fri, Aug 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and activities for toddlers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 mos. - 3 yrs

Sat, Aug 24, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Pinecrest Virtual Programs Room,Meeting Room
This is a peer supportive meeting for LGBTQ+ by parents, families, and friends. Join us in person at the library or online via Zoom. Registration is required. For the online event, a Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 13 yrs.+

Rescheduled
Sat, Aug 24, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
New date Saturday, August 24, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Join this two-day workshop to learn how to make informed decisions regarding federal Social Security benefits and plan for your retirement. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Aug 24, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Pinecrest Virtual Programs Room
Join University of Florida Master Gardeners to learn the step-by-step process of turning leaves, branches, paper plates and other recyclable materials into rich organic soil called compost. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Presented by US/IFAS Extension and Florida Master Gardener Volunteer. For more information call 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+
This event is full

Sat, Aug 24, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Join this two-day workshop to learn how to make informed decisions regarding federal Social Security benefits and plan for your retirement. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Aug 26, 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Room
Explore the ways that music and movement support language development in young children, plus learn about activities that creatively use music and movement to build fundamental literacy skills like listening, focused attention and comprehension. Presented by The Children's Trust Parent Club and FIU's Center for Children and Families. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or email booke@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Mon, Aug 26, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Meeting Room
Discover your roots by tracing your lineage to find your ancestors. Please RSVP with the Genealogical Society at www.gsgmfl.org to register. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Aug 26, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join this two-day workshop to learn how to make informed decisions regarding federal Social Security benefits and plan for your retirement. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Aug 27, 10:00am - 11:30am
Meeting Room
Reúnase con nosotros el cuarto martes de este mes para la discusión del libro "Pálida luz en las colinas," escrito por Kazuo Ishiguro. Si desea más información comuníquese con la biblioteca al 305-668-4571 o ballesteri@mdpls.org. Para mayores de 19 años.

Tue, Aug 27, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Practice restorative and vinyasa yoga with professional yoga instructor Mara Fowler. Designed for varying fitness levels. For more information contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Aug 28, 10:00am - 11:00am
Bilingual stories, songs and activities for toddlers and preschoolers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 mos. - 3 yrs.

Wed, Aug 28, 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Room
Join us for bilingual stories, songs and activities for toddlers and preschoolers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 mos. - 3 yrs.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 28, 10:30am - 11:30am
Read your favorite stories alongside Snuffles and Eddie. Reading aloud to a registered therapy dog helps improve literacy skills and boost confidence. Bring your own book or choose from the library's collection. For more information, please contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 6 - 11 yrs.

Wed, Aug 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room
Join us for bilingual stories, songs and activities for toddlers and preschoolers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Thu, Aug 29, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Express your creativity alongside fellow artists at this informal get-together and paint-together. Please bring your own supplies. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Fri, Aug 30, 10:00am - 11:00am
Stories, songs, and activities for toddlers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 mos. - 3 yrs.

Fri, Aug 30, 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and activities for toddlers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 mos. - 3 yrs.

Fri, Aug 30, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Read your favorite stories alongside Avi the Poodle! Reading aloud to a registered therapy dog helps improve literacy skills and boost confidence. Bring your own book or choose from the library's collection. For more information, please contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 5 - 12 yrs.

Fri, Aug 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and activities for toddlers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 mos. - 3 yrs

Sat, Aug 31, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room
Join us in having lively conversations with fellow garden enthusiasts, while sipping tea and enjoying light bites. Hosted by the South Miami Garden Club as an opportunity to share gardening tips. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs. +

Tue, Sep 03, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Practice restorative and vinyasa yoga with professional yoga instructor Mara Fowler. Designed for varying fitness levels. For more information contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Sep 04, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for bilingual stories, songs and activities for toddlers and preschoolers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Wed, Sep 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room
Join us for bilingual stories, songs and activities for toddlers and preschoolers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Wed, Sep 04, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room
The Miami Poets celebrate all things poetic. Bring poems to read, yours or those by favorite poets. Share publishing ideas, contests to enter, and new formats to explore. Get philosophical and discuss what poetry means now and through the ages. Poetry enhances our lives so anything goes so long as poetry is in the equation. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Sep 04, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room,Pinecrest Virtual Programs Room
Feel safe and empowered online! Join us in person or online to learn about cybersecurity and how to detect and protect yourself against cyber attacks. Presented by Patricia Espinoza, IT Specialist. Registration is required. For online event, a Zoom link will be emailed to registrants. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Thu, Sep 05, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Express your creativity alongside fellow artists at this informal get-together and paint-together. Please bring your own supplies. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Sep 05, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Pinecrest Virtual Programs Room,Meeting Room
Join fellow readers in person or online to discuss the month's chosen title. Registration is required. For online event, a Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Fri, Sep 06, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for stories, songs, and activities for toddlers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 mos. - 3 yrs.

Fri, Sep 06, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Read your favorite stories alongside Avi the Poodle! Reading aloud to a registered therapy dog helps improve literacy skills and boost confidence. Bring your own book or choose from the library's collection. For more information, please contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 5 - 12 yrs.

Fri, Sep 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and activities for toddlers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 mos. - 3 yrs

Sat, Sep 07, 10:30am - 11:30am
Read your favorite story to a certified therapy dog! Reading aloud to a therapy dog can help improve literacy skills and boost confidence. You may bring your own book or choose one from the library collection. Presented by C.A.R.E. (Canine Assisted Reading Enhancement). For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 8 yrs.

Sat, Sep 07, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Meeting Room
Engage in lively discussions with fellow writers and guest speakers to acquire valuable writing tips, either at the library or online via Zoom. Register to receive a Zoom link by visiting https://www.southfloridawriters.org. For more information contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Sep 09, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Meeting Room
Discover your roots by tracing your lineage to find your ancestors. Please RSVP with the Genealogical Society at www.gsgmfl.org to register. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Sep 10, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Practice restorative and vinyasa yoga with professional yoga instructor Mara Fowler. Designed for varying fitness levels. For more information contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Sep 11, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for bilingual stories, songs and activities for toddlers and preschoolers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Wed, Sep 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
Read your favorite stories alongside Snuffles and Edie. Reading aloud to a registered therapy dog helps improve literacy skills and boost confidence. Bring your own book or choose from the library's collection. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 6-11 yrs.

Wed, Sep 11, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room
Join us for bilingual stories, songs and activities for toddlers and preschoolers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Thu, Sep 12, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Express your creativity alongside fellow artists at this informal get-together and paint-together. Please bring your own supplies. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Fri, Sep 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for stories, songs, and activities for toddlers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 mos. - 3 yrs.

Fri, Sep 13, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Read your favorite stories alongside Avi the Poodle! Reading aloud to a registered therapy dog helps improve literacy skills and boost confidence. Bring your own book or choose from the library's collection. For more information, please contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 5 - 12 yrs.

Fri, Sep 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and activities for toddlers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 mos. - 3 yrs

Sat, Sep 14, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Join us to explore and discuss historical fiction and non-fiction titles every second Saturday of the month. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Sep 14, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Pinecrest Virtual Programs Room
Join us in person or online to read thought-provoking and influential books from the 19th century and talk about the ideas and emotions they provoke. Registration is required for online participation. A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact 305-668-4571. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Sep 16, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Meeting Room
Discover your roots by tracing your lineage to find your ancestors. Please RSVP with the Genealogical Society at www.gsgmfl.org to register. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Sep 17, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Practice restorative and vinyasa yoga with professional yoga instructor Mara Fowler. Designed for varying fitness levels. For more information contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Sep 18, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Visit FLOW at the library to renew, replace or update your driver's license. Representatives can also assist you with getting a new Florida identification card, renewing your vehicle registration, purchasing a special license plate and more! Registration is required. For information or to register, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Sep 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for bilingual stories, songs and activities for toddlers and preschoolers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Wed, Sep 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room
Join us for bilingual stories, songs and activities for toddlers and preschoolers. Storytime will be followed by age-appropriate activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Wed, Sep 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room
Explore a twist on the classic alien tale! Instead of invaders, envision friendly green aliens teaming up with humanity to combat pollution. Unleash your creativity in a workshop where you'll use paper, markers, and pencils to draw this unique story of cooperation and salvation. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. All ages.