Skip to main content
close
Font size options
Increase or decrease the font size for this website by clicking on the 'A's.
Contrast options
Choose a color combination to give the most comfortable contrast.

Technically Poetic: Wish-a-Poem

An O, Miami Installation

2024-04-22 09:30:00 2024-04-22 20:00:00 America/New_York Technically Poetic: Wish-a-Poem Wish-a-Poem is an interactive installation that invites users at three libraries across Miami to co-create a poem by rubbing a magic lamp. Inspired by the magic lamp's literary roots, Wish-a-Poem positions the object as a form of decolonial technology within the context of AI. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. All ages. Northeast Dade-Aventura Branch -

Monday, April 22
9:30am - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-04-22 09:30:00 2024-04-22 20:00:00 America/New_York Technically Poetic: Wish-a-Poem Wish-a-Poem is an interactive installation that invites users at three libraries across Miami to co-create a poem by rubbing a magic lamp. Inspired by the magic lamp's literary roots, Wish-a-Poem positions the object as a form of decolonial technology within the context of AI. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. All ages. Northeast Dade-Aventura Branch -

Wish-a-Poem is an interactive installation that invites users at three libraries across Miami to co-create a poem by rubbing a magic lamp. Inspired by the magic lamp's literary roots, Wish-a-Poem positions the object as a form of decolonial technology within the context of AI. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. All ages.

AGE GROUP: | All Ages |

EVENT TYPE: | Special Event | In-Person | Art Exhibition |

TAGS: | Poetry | In-Person |

Northeast Dade-Aventura Branch

customercare@mdpls.org
Phone: 305-931-5512
Branch manager
Paul Lefrak

Hours
We're closed Monday May 27
Mon, May 27 Closed
Tue, May 28 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Wed, May 29 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Thu, May 30 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Fri, May 31 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jun 01 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jun 02 Closed

Branch manager
Paul Lefrak
Address
2930 Aventura Blvd.
Miami, FL 33180
Tel: 305-931-5512

Upcoming events

Wed, May 29, 10:00am - 11:30am
Northeast-Dade Aventura Virtual Programs Room
Falun Gong is an ancient, high level Chinese practice that uses gentle movements and meditation to cultivate the body, mind and spirit. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+
Registration is now closed

Wed, May 29, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join experienced meditation instructor Steve Pollack to learn simple meditation techniques and apply them during a brief guided session. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, May 29, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Do you enjoy writing stories, essays or poems? Join our vibrant and supportive community for aspiring writers. Share insights, learn valuable tips and engage in open discussions. For more information, please contact 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 8 - 18 yrs.

Canceled
Sat, Jun 01, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Certified teachers meet with small groups of students in one-hour sessions to provide homework help and tutoring in reading, math, and science. Students are encouraged to bring homework material or school assignments for assistance in specific subject areas. This free service is available to all students in grades K-12. For more information, contact tutoring@mdpls.org, call 305-375-1413, or visit www.mdpls.org/tutor. Funded in part by The Children's Trust.

Sat, Jun 01, 10:00am - 11:00am
Read your favorite stories alongside a friendly dog! Reading aloud to a registered therapy dog may help improve literacy skills and boost confidence. Bring your own book or choose from the library's collection. Presented by the Alliance of Therapy Dogs. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 0 - 12 yrs.

Sat, Jun 01, 12:30pm - 4:30pm
Auditorium
Enjoy performances in a wide range of musical genres from the students of A.B.A. Music Studio. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. All ages.

Sat, Jun 01, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us for immersive language classes and learn how to speak Haitian Creole. Classes are suitable for beginning to intermediate learners and are a great way to acquire basic language proficiency for workplace use or to enhance conversational skills. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Sat, Jun 01, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn computer basics, including how to use a mouse get on the internet, set up and use an email account and more! Use one of our laptops or feel free to bring your own device. Taught by instructors from Collective Sistahood. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Jun 03, 9:30am - 11:00am
Conference Room
Weekly sessions offered by Cayuga Centers in conjunction with The Children's Trust. Topics covered include positive discipline, attachment, communication, setting limits, and more led by Maria Soledad Lizarraga, B.A. Psychology and Developmental Specialist, PACE Program. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Jun 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Enjoy stories, songs and activities for toddlers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Mon, Jun 03, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Northeast-Dade Aventura Virtual Programs Room
Practice your English-language reading skills while improving your listening comprehension. Participants will take turns reading parts of a selected story aloud and then discuss it with other learners. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Jun 03, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Sharpen your chess skills by playing with others! Fun for beginners and more advanced players alike. Meets in the auditorium. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 8 yrs.+

Tue, Jun 04, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Want to understand more about the issue of climate change? Join us to learn about the science of climate change, its history, warning signs and possible outcomes, and examine the myriad of solutions. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. All ages.

Wed, Jun 05, 10:00am - 11:30am
Northeast-Dade Aventura Virtual Programs Room
Falun Gong is an ancient, high level Chinese practice that uses gentle movements and meditation to cultivate the body, mind and spirit. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Jun 05, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join experienced meditation instructor Steve Pollack to learn simple meditation techniques and apply them during a brief guided session. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Jun 06, 9:30am - 1:00pm
Free blood pressure screening offered by the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Jun 06, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Auditorium
Join us for fun and simple coloring activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 11 yrs. and under.

Thu, Jun 06, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
La Metafísica es una filosofía de vida práctica para resolver todo tipo de situaciones discordantes. Utiliza el pensamiento, el sentimiento, el decreto y la acción positiva como herramientas de cambio. Reconociendo siempre, el Poder Espiritual Interno en cada ser humano. Patrocinado por Grupo Metafísico de New York. Para más información favor de comunicarse con la sucursal al 305-931-5512 o lefrakp@mdpls.org. Para edades de 19 años y más.

Sat, Jun 08, 10:00am - 11:00am
Read your favorite stories alongside a friendly dog! Reading aloud to a registered therapy dog may help improve literacy skills and boost confidence. Bring your own book or choose from the library's collection. Presented by the Alliance of Therapy Dogs. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 0 - 12 yrs.

Sat, Jun 08, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Auditorium
La Metafísica es una filosofía de vida práctica para resolver todo tipo de situaciones discordantes. Utiliza el pensamiento, el sentimiento, el decreto y la acción positiva como herramientas de cambio. Reconociendo siempre, el Poder Espiritual Interno en cada ser humano. Patrocinado por Grupo Metafísico de New York. Para más información favor de comunicarse con la sucursal al 305-931-5512 o lefrakp@mdpls.org. Para edades de 19 años y más.

Sat, Jun 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us for immersive language classes and learn how to speak Haitian Creole. Classes are suitable for beginning to intermediate learners and are a great way to acquire basic language proficiency for workplace use or to enhance conversational skills. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Sat, Jun 08, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn computer basics, including how to use a mouse get on the internet, set up and use an email account and more! Use one of our laptops or feel free to bring your own device. Taught by instructors from Collective Sistahood. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Jun 10, 9:30am - 11:00am
Conference Room
Weekly sessions offered by Cayuga Centers in conjunction with The Children's Trust. Topics covered include positive discipline, attachment, communication, setting limits, and more led by Maria Soledad Lizarraga, B.A. Psychology and Developmental Specialist, PACE Program. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Jun 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Enjoy stories, songs and activities for toddlers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Mon, Jun 10, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Sharpen your chess skills by playing with others! Fun for beginners and more advanced players alike. Meets in the auditorium. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 8 yrs.+

Tue, Jun 11, 11:00am - 12:30pm
William Shakespeare famously contributed more memorable phrases and sayings to the English language than any other author. Join Dr. Lillian Schanfield, Professor Emerita of English at Barry University, to explore and discuss the wisdom and poetry of Shakespeare. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Jun 11, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
A representative from AARP's Senior Planet will be on-hand to give technical support on computer and mobile device issues. Learn about apps and how to get the most out of them. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Jun 12, 10:00am - 11:30am
Northeast-Dade Aventura Virtual Programs Room
Falun Gong is an ancient, high level Chinese practice that uses gentle movements and meditation to cultivate the body, mind and spirit. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Jun 12, 10:00am - 11:30am
Conference Room
The Health Care for Homeless Veterans (HCHV) outreach program administered by the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs (VA) serves as the hub for a myriad of housing and other services that provide veterans with a way to reach and assist homeless Veterans by offering them entry to VA care, including those who are most vulnerable and not currently receiving services. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org.

Wed, Jun 12, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join experienced meditation instructor Steve Pollack to learn simple meditation techniques and apply them during a brief guided session. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Jun 12, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Auditorium
Join us for a fun-filled crafting where children can create heartfelt treasures for Father's Day! We encourage kids to bring along cherished photos of themselves with their father figures so that each card will be a unique expression of love and appreciation. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. For children under 11 yrs.

Thu, Jun 13, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Meditation brings about greater happiness, focus, and sleep quality. Help support your emotional and spiritual wellbeing with these lunar meditation sessions. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Jun 13, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Auditorium
Build a support system with others who understand your journey as a caregiver to a loved one with dementia. Join this Alzheimer's support group to exchange information on challenges, possible solutions, coping strategies and available community resources. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Jun 13, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Have questions about legal matters? Wondering about programs and services offered by the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office (SAO). Connect with a Community Outreach Representative from the SAO who will be available to answer questions on a range of topics including applying for child support, victim services and more. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Jun 13, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Auditorium
Relax and have fun playing video games. Play solo or with a friend. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 6 - 18 yrs.

Thu, Jun 13, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
La Metafísica es una filosofía de vida práctica para resolver todo tipo de situaciones discordantes. Utiliza el pensamiento, el sentimiento, el decreto y la acción positiva como herramientas de cambio. Reconociendo siempre, el Poder Espiritual Interno en cada ser humano. Patrocinado por Grupo Metafísico de New York. Para más información favor de comunicarse con la sucursal al 305-931-5512 o lefrakp@mdpls.org. Para edades de 19 años y más.

Sat, Jun 15, 10:00am - 11:00am
Read your favorite stories alongside a friendly dog! Reading aloud to a registered therapy dog may help improve literacy skills and boost confidence. Bring your own book or choose from the library's collection. Presented by the Alliance of Therapy Dogs. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 0 - 12 yrs.

Sat, Jun 15, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Certified teachers meet with small groups of students in one-hour sessions to provide homework help and tutoring in reading, math, and science. Students are encouraged to bring homework material or school assignments for assistance in specific subject areas. This free service is available to all students in grades K-12. For more information, contact tutoring@mdpls.org, call 305-375-1413, or visit www.mdpls.org/tutor. Funded in part by The Children's Trust.

Sat, Jun 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Auditorium
La Metafísica es una filosofía de vida práctica para resolver todo tipo de situaciones discordantes. Utiliza el pensamiento, el sentimiento, el decreto y la acción positiva como herramientas de cambio. Reconociendo siempre, el Poder Espiritual Interno en cada ser humano. Patrocinado por Grupo Metafísico de New York. Para más información favor de comunicarse con la sucursal al 305-931-5512 o lefrakp@mdpls.org. Para edades de 19 años y más.

Canceled
Sat, Jun 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us for immersive language classes and learn how to speak Haitian Creole. Classes are suitable for beginning to intermediate learners and are a great way to acquire basic language proficiency for workplace use or to enhance conversational skills. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Sat, Jun 15, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn computer basics, including how to use a mouse get on the internet, set up and use an email account and more! Use one of our laptops or feel free to bring your own device. Taught by instructors from Collective Sistahood. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Jun 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Auditorium
Join magician Brent Gregory for an interactive show that combines mind-bending magic with comedy! For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. All ages.

Mon, Jun 17, 9:30am - 11:00am
Conference Room
Weekly sessions offered by Cayuga Centers in conjunction with The Children's Trust. Topics covered include positive discipline, attachment, communication, setting limits, and more led by Maria Soledad Lizarraga, B.A. Psychology and Developmental Specialist, PACE Program. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Jun 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Enjoy stories, songs and activities for toddlers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Mon, Jun 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Northeast-Dade Aventura Virtual Programs Room
Practice your English-language reading skills while improving your listening comprehension. Participants will take turns reading parts of a selected story aloud and then discuss it with other learners. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Jun 17, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Sharpen your chess skills by playing with others! Fun for beginners and more advanced players alike. Meets in the auditorium. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 8 yrs.+

Thu, Jun 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Enjoy a dynamic art program designed to help kids explore their inner creativity, from painting to collage. Presented by local art magnet student instructors. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 6 - 11 yrs.

Sat, Jun 22, 10:00am - 11:00am
Read your favorite stories alongside a friendly dog! Reading aloud to a registered therapy dog may help improve literacy skills and boost confidence. Bring your own book or choose from the library's collection. Presented by the Alliance of Therapy Dogs. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 0 - 12 yrs.

Sat, Jun 22, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Certified teachers meet with small groups of students in one-hour sessions to provide homework help and tutoring in reading, math, and science. Students are encouraged to bring homework material or school assignments for assistance in specific subject areas. This free service is available to all students in grades K-12. For more information, contact tutoring@mdpls.org, call 305-375-1413, or visit www.mdpls.org/tutor. Funded in part by The Children's Trust.

Canceled
Sat, Jun 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us for immersive language classes and learn how to speak Haitian Creole. Classes are suitable for beginning to intermediate learners and are a great way to acquire basic language proficiency for workplace use or to enhance conversational skills. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Sat, Jun 22, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn computer basics, including how to use a mouse get on the internet, set up and use an email account and more! Use one of our laptops or feel free to bring your own device. Taught by instructors from Collective Sistahood. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Jun 24, 9:30am - 11:00am
Conference Room
Weekly sessions offered by Cayuga Centers in conjunction with The Children's Trust. Topics covered include positive discipline, attachment, communication, setting limits, and more led by Maria Soledad Lizarraga, B.A. Psychology and Developmental Specialist, PACE Program. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Jun 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Enjoy stories, songs and activities for toddlers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Mon, Jun 24, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Sharpen your chess skills by playing with others! Fun for beginners and more advanced players alike. Meets in the auditorium. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 8 yrs.+

Tue, Jun 25, 11:00am - 12:30pm
William Shakespeare famously contributed more memorable phrases and sayings to the English language than any other author. Join Dr. Lillian Schanfield, Professor Emerita of English at Barry University, to explore and discuss the wisdom and poetry of Shakespeare. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Jun 25, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
A representative from AARP's Senior Planet will be on-hand to give technical support on computer and mobile device issues. Learn about apps and how to get the most out of them. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Jun 26, 10:00am - 11:30am
Northeast-Dade Aventura Virtual Programs Room
Falun Gong is an ancient, high level Chinese practice that uses gentle movements and meditation to cultivate the body, mind and spirit. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Jun 26, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join experienced meditation instructor Steve Pollack to learn simple meditation techniques and apply them during a brief guided session. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Jun 27, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Meditation brings about greater happiness, focus, and sleep quality. Help support your emotional and spiritual wellbeing with these lunar meditation sessions. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Jun 27, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Auditorium
Bring your creativity and have fun building with LEGO® blocks! Adult supervision recommended for younger children. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or at lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 5 - 12 yrs.

Sat, Jun 29, 10:00am - 11:00am
Read your favorite stories alongside a friendly dog! Reading aloud to a registered therapy dog may help improve literacy skills and boost confidence. Bring your own book or choose from the library's collection. Presented by the Alliance of Therapy Dogs. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 0 - 12 yrs.

Sat, Jun 29, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Certified teachers meet with small groups of students in one-hour sessions to provide homework help and tutoring in reading, math, and science. Students are encouraged to bring homework material or school assignments for assistance in specific subject areas. This free service is available to all students in grades K-12. For more information, contact tutoring@mdpls.org, call 305-375-1413, or visit www.mdpls.org/tutor. Funded in part by The Children's Trust.

Sat, Jun 29, 10:00am - 11:30am
Join us for a storytime and craft and get tips for fostering literacy at home. Recommended for families with children 9 yrs. and under. Registration required. Presented by Uplift Literacy. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 0 -9 yrs.
Register

Sat, Jun 29, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Let's dance! Join the Society of Creative Anachronism in person for a bit of history through Renaissance Dance. Learn the traditional dances of Italy, France, and England - the building blocks of American Square dancing. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Sat, Jun 29, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us for immersive language classes and learn how to speak Haitian Creole. Classes are suitable for beginning to intermediate learners and are a great way to acquire basic language proficiency for workplace use or to enhance conversational skills. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Sat, Jun 29, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn computer basics, including how to use a mouse get on the internet, set up and use an email account and more! Use one of our laptops or feel free to bring your own device. Taught by instructors from Collective Sistahood. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Jul 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Enjoy stories, songs and activities for toddlers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Mon, Jul 01, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Sharpen your chess skills by playing with others! Fun for beginners and more advanced players alike. Meets in the auditorium. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 8 yrs.+

Tue, Jul 02, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Want to understand more about the issue of climate change? Join us to learn about the science of climate change, its history, warning signs and possible outcomes, and examine the myriad of solutions. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. All ages.

Wed, Jul 03, 10:00am - 11:30am
Northeast-Dade Aventura Virtual Programs Room
Falun Gong is an ancient, high level Chinese practice that uses gentle movements and meditation to cultivate the body, mind and spirit. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Jul 03, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join experienced meditation instructor Steve Pollack to learn simple meditation techniques and apply them during a brief guided session. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Jul 06, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Certified teachers meet with small groups of students in one-hour sessions to provide homework help and tutoring in reading, math, and science. Students are encouraged to bring homework material or school assignments for assistance in specific subject areas. This free service is available to all students in grades K-12. For more information, contact tutoring@mdpls.org, call 305-375-1413, or visit www.mdpls.org/tutor. Funded in part by The Children's Trust.

Sat, Jul 06, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn computer basics, including how to use a mouse get on the internet, set up and use an email account and more! Use one of our laptops or feel free to bring your own device. Taught by instructors from Collective Sistahood. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Jul 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Northeast-Dade Aventura Virtual Programs Room
Practice your English-language reading skills while improving your listening comprehension. Participants will take turns reading parts of a selected story aloud and then discuss it with other learners. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Jul 08, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Sharpen your chess skills by playing with others! Fun for beginners and more advanced players alike. Meets in the auditorium. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 8 yrs.+

Tue, Jul 09, 11:00am - 12:30pm
William Shakespeare famously contributed more memorable phrases and sayings to the English language than any other author. Join Dr. Lillian Schanfield, Professor Emerita of English at Barry University, to explore and discuss the wisdom and poetry of Shakespeare. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Jul 09, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
A representative from AARP's Senior Planet will be on-hand to give technical support on computer and mobile device issues. Learn about apps and how to get the most out of them. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Jul 10, 10:00am - 11:30am
Northeast-Dade Aventura Virtual Programs Room
Falun Gong is an ancient, high level Chinese practice that uses gentle movements and meditation to cultivate the body, mind and spirit. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Jul 10, 10:00am - 11:30am
Conference Room
The Health Care for Homeless Veterans (HCHV) outreach program administered by the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs (VA) serves as the hub for a myriad of housing and other services that provide veterans with a way to reach and assist homeless Veterans by offering them entry to VA care, including those who are most vulnerable and not currently receiving services. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org.

Wed, Jul 10, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join experienced meditation instructor Steve Pollack to learn simple meditation techniques and apply them during a brief guided session. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Jul 11, 9:30am - 1:00pm
Free blood pressure screening offered by the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Jul 11, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Meditation brings about greater happiness, focus, and sleep quality. Help support your emotional and spiritual wellbeing with these lunar meditation sessions. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Jul 11, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Auditorium
Build a support system with others who understand your journey as a caregiver to a loved one with dementia. Join this Alzheimer's support group to exchange information on challenges, possible solutions, coping strategies and available community resources. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Jul 11, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Have questions about legal matters? Wondering about programs and services offered by the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office (SAO). Connect with a Community Outreach Representative from the SAO who will be available to answer questions on a range of topics including applying for child support, victim services and more. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Jul 11, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Auditorium
Join us for a book reading and visit from the Pelican Harbor Seabird Station! Meet native Florida animals and enjoy a take-home coloring activity. Presented by Pelican Harbor Seabird Station. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 6 - 18 yrs.

Sat, Jul 13, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Certified teachers meet with small groups of students in one-hour sessions to provide homework help and tutoring in reading, math, and science. Students are encouraged to bring homework material or school assignments for assistance in specific subject areas. This free service is available to all students in grades K-12. For more information, contact tutoring@mdpls.org, call 305-375-1413, or visit www.mdpls.org/tutor. Funded in part by The Children's Trust.

Sat, Jul 13, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Let's dance! Join the Society of Creative Anachronism in person for a bit of history through Renaissance Dance. Learn the traditional dances of Italy, France, and England - the building blocks of American Square dancing. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Canceled
Sat, Jul 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us for immersive language classes and learn how to speak Haitian Creole. Classes are suitable for beginning to intermediate learners and are a great way to acquire basic language proficiency for workplace use or to enhance conversational skills. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Sat, Jul 13, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn computer basics, including how to use a mouse get on the internet, set up and use an email account and more! Use one of our laptops or feel free to bring your own device. Taught by instructors from Collective Sistahood. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Jul 15, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Sharpen your chess skills by playing with others! Fun for beginners and more advanced players alike. Meets in the auditorium. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 8 yrs.+

Wed, Jul 17, 10:00am - 11:30am
Northeast-Dade Aventura Virtual Programs Room
Falun Gong is an ancient, high level Chinese practice that uses gentle movements and meditation to cultivate the body, mind and spirit. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Jul 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join experienced meditation instructor Steve Pollack to learn simple meditation techniques and apply them during a brief guided session. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Jul 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Northeast-Dade Aventura Virtual Programs Room
Are you a high school student getting ready for college? Join author and college expert Valarie R. Austin as she guides students through their college planning checklist. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Ages 12 yrs.+

Sat, Jul 20, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Certified teachers meet with small groups of students in one-hour sessions to provide homework help and tutoring in reading, math, and science. Students are encouraged to bring homework material or school assignments for assistance in specific subject areas. This free service is available to all students in grades K-12. For more information, contact tutoring@mdpls.org, call 305-375-1413, or visit www.mdpls.org/tutor. Funded in part by The Children's Trust.

Sat, Jul 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us for immersive language classes and learn how to speak Haitian Creole. Classes are suitable for beginning to intermediate learners and are a great way to acquire basic language proficiency for workplace use or to enhance conversational skills. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Sat, Jul 20, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn computer basics, including how to use a mouse get on the internet, set up and use an email account and more! Use one of our laptops or feel free to bring your own device. Taught by instructors from Collective Sistahood. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Jul 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Northeast-Dade Aventura Virtual Programs Room
Practice your English-language reading skills while improving your listening comprehension. Participants will take turns reading parts of a selected story aloud and then discuss it with other learners. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Jul 22, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Sharpen your chess skills by playing with others! Fun for beginners and more advanced players alike. Meets in the auditorium. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 8 yrs.+

Tue, Jul 23, 11:00am - 12:30pm
William Shakespeare famously contributed more memorable phrases and sayings to the English language than any other author. Join Dr. Lillian Schanfield, Professor Emerita of English at Barry University, to explore and discuss the wisdom and poetry of Shakespeare. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Jul 23, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
A representative from AARP's Senior Planet will be on-hand to give technical support on computer and mobile device issues. Learn about apps and how to get the most out of them. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Jul 24, 10:00am - 11:30am
Northeast-Dade Aventura Virtual Programs Room
Falun Gong is an ancient, high level Chinese practice that uses gentle movements and meditation to cultivate the body, mind and spirit. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Jul 24, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join experienced meditation instructor Steve Pollack to learn simple meditation techniques and apply them during a brief guided session. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Jul 25, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Meditation brings about greater happiness, focus, and sleep quality. Help support your emotional and spiritual wellbeing with these lunar meditation sessions. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Fri, Jul 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Join us for an interactive and high-energy show featuring Australian music, culture, comedy, character building, and storytelling! For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. All ages.

Sat, Jul 27, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Certified teachers meet with small groups of students in one-hour sessions to provide homework help and tutoring in reading, math, and science. Students are encouraged to bring homework material or school assignments for assistance in specific subject areas. This free service is available to all students in grades K-12. For more information, contact tutoring@mdpls.org, call 305-375-1413, or visit www.mdpls.org/tutor. Funded in part by The Children's Trust.

Sat, Jul 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us for immersive language classes and learn how to speak Haitian Creole. Classes are suitable for beginning to intermediate learners and are a great way to acquire basic language proficiency for workplace use or to enhance conversational skills. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Sat, Jul 27, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn computer basics, including how to use a mouse get on the internet, set up and use an email account and more! Use one of our laptops or feel free to bring your own device. Taught by instructors from Collective Sistahood. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+