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Monday Teen Takeover - Banned Books Club

2022-08-22 16:00:00 2022-08-22 17:00:00 America/New_York Monday Teen Takeover - Banned Books Club Every month we will be reading a book chosen by teens from the American Library Association's current top 10 most challenged or banned books. The most controversial books are often the best books, so find out if banned books are worth reading! Join us in person at the library or online via Zoom. Space is limited for this event. Registration is required. For the online event, a Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Ages 13 - 19 yrs. Pinecrest Branch

Monday, August 22
4:00pm - 5:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-08-22 16:00:00 2022-08-22 17:00:00 America/New_York Monday Teen Takeover - Banned Books Club Every month we will be reading a book chosen by teens from the American Library Association's current top 10 most challenged or banned books. The most controversial books are often the best books, so find out if banned books are worth reading! Join us in person at the library or online via Zoom. Space is limited for this event. Registration is required. For the online event, a Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Ages 13 - 19 yrs. Pinecrest Branch

Every month we will be reading a book chosen by teens from the American Library Association's current top 10 most challenged or banned books. The most controversial books are often the best books, so find out if banned books are worth reading! Join us in person at the library or online via Zoom. Space is limited for this event. Registration is required. For the online event, a Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Ages 13 - 19 yrs.

Pinecrest Branch

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

Hours
Mon, Aug 08 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Aug 09 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Aug 10 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Aug 11 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Aug 12 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Aug 13 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Aug 14 Closed

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

Upcoming events

Canceled
Thu, Aug 11, 9:30am - 10:30am
In this dance and exercise class designed for all abilities, instructor Cecilia Montesinos will keep you engaged with gentle, easy to follow movements that will leave you feeling refreshed and invigorated. Ages 55 yrs.+

Thu, Aug 11, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Express your creativity alongside fellow artists at this informal get-together, paint-together. Please bring your own supplies. Contact the library branch for more information. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Aug 13, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Pinecrest Virtual Programs Room,Meeting Room
Read from a selection of great books for a monthly discussion of the ideas that they generate. Join us In person at the branch or via Zoom. Registration is required. For online participation, a Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Aug 13, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us in the Children's Room for summer stories, songs and activities about the ocean! Ages 3 - 11 yrs.

Mon, Aug 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us in person at the library or online via Zoom for a night of board games and online games! Space is limited for this in-person and online event. Registration required. For online event, Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Ages 13 - 19 yrs.

Tue, Aug 16, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Practice restorative and vinyasa yoga with professional yoga instructor Mara Fowler. Designed for varying fitness levels. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Aug 17, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us for bilingual stories, songs and activities for toddlers and preschoolers. Ages 19 mos.-5 yrs./ Únase a nosotros para escuchar cuentos, canciones y actividades bilingües para niños pequeños y preescolares. Para edades de 19 meses a 5 años.

Wed, Aug 17, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Learn the basics of the Spanish language in this weekly group session. Registration is required. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Aug 18, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Express your creativity alongside fellow artists at this informal get-together, paint-together. Please bring your own supplies. Contact the library branch for more information. Ages 19 yrs.+

Fri, Aug 19, 10:00am - 11:30am
Princess Avi is turning 8! Let's celebrate our star therapy dog with a hot diggity-dog, good time featuring songs, games, and Poodle antics. All ages.

Sat, Aug 20, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Pinecrest Virtual Programs Room,Meeting Room
Our goal is to advance critical, reflective thinking and social and civic engagement by discussing works and ideas of enduring value. Join us in person or online via Zoom! Space is limited. Registration is required. For online event, a Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Aug 20, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn how to paint by using simple shapes and mixing media techniques during this guided art class suitable for all skill levels. Materials will be provided while supplies last. Ages 12 yrs.+

Mon, Aug 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Every month we will be reading a book chosen by teens from the American Library Association's current top 10 most challenged or banned books. The most controversial books are often the best books, so find out if banned books are worth reading! Join us in person at the library or online via Zoom. Space is limited for this event. Registration is required. For the online event, a Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Ages 13 - 19 yrs.

Tue, Aug 23, 10:00am - 11:30am
Reúnase con nosotros para una discusión del libro La buena suerte, escrito por Rosa Montero. Para mayores de 19 años de edad.

Canceled
Tue, Aug 23, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Practice restorative and vinyasa yoga with professional yoga instructor Mara Fowler. Designed for varying fitness levels. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Aug 24, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Learn the basics of the Spanish language in this weekly group session. Registration is required. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Aug 25, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Express your creativity alongside fellow artists at this informal get-together, paint-together. Please bring your own supplies. Contact the library branch for more information. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Aug 25, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Have you enjoyed traditional Spanish-style tapas (small plates) featuring ham and shrimp? Join vegan chef Ellen Kanner to learn how to make an array of delicious plant-based Spanish-style tapas. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Aug 27, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Pinecrest Virtual Programs Room,Meeting Room
A peer supportive meeting for LGBTQ+ by parents, families, and friends. Join us in person at the library or online via Zoom. Space is limited for this event. Registration is required. For the online event, a Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Ages 13+

Tue, Aug 30, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Practice restorative and vinyasa yoga with professional yoga instructor Mara Fowler. Designed for varying fitness levels. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Aug 31, 10:00am - 1:00pm
SHINE volunteers will answer Medicare, Medicaid and health insurance questions and help fill out applications for programs such as the Low-Income Subsidy (extra help) for Medicare Part D and SLMB/QMB Medicare Savings Program. Please call (305) 671-6356 for an appointment. Presented by the Alliance for Aging. Ages 55 yrs.+

Wed, Aug 31, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Biscayne Bay is in danger and needs your help! Did you know your actions inland have a huge impact? Sewage waste, street trash, and fertilizer runoffs constantly threatens the health of the Bay. Join Irela Bague, Miami-Dade's Chief Bay Officer and paint the picturesque Miami city skyline and Biscayne Bay. Join in person or via Zoom! Space is limited. Registration required. All materials provided in person. For online event, a Zoom link will be emailed 24 hours prior to start time. Ages 12yrs+

Wed, Aug 31, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Learn the basics of the Spanish language in this weekly group session. Registration is required. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Sep 01, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Express your creativity alongside fellow artists at this informal get-together, paint-together. Please bring your own supplies. Contact the library branch for more information. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Sep 01, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Pinecrest Virtual Programs Room,Meeting Room
A story of an extraordinary woman, famous for her intellect, style, and wit, and shares the lengths she must go to for the protection of her family and her legacy. Available for checkout while supplies last. Join us in person at the library or online via Zoom. Space is limited. 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 the branch. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Sep 03, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Join us in person or online! Enjoy lively discussions, guest speakers and helpful writing critiques. To register, please visit: https://www.southfloridawriters.org/contact. For more information contact Ricki Dorn at abbasone1@att.net.

Tue, Sep 06, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Journaling helps track the cycles of your life, giving a voice to your wishes, hopes and dreams. We invite you to get your pen moving and your creative juices flowing to discover the benefits of reflective writing. Presented by Barbara Kreisberg, Certified Poetry Therapist. Registration required. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Sep 06, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Practice restorative and vinyasa yoga with professional yoga instructor Mara Fowler. Designed for varying fitness levels. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Sep 07, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
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. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Sep 07, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Learn the basics of the Spanish language in this weekly group session. Registration is required. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Sep 08, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Express your creativity alongside fellow artists at this informal get-together, paint-together. Please bring your own supplies. Contact the library branch for more information. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Sep 08, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Join vegan chef Ellen Kanner to learn how to make plant-based charcuterie boards and flatbreads that are both delicious and artistic. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Sep 10, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Pinecrest Virtual Programs Room,Meeting Room
Read from a selection of great books for a monthly discussion of the ideas that they generate. Join us In person at the branch or via Zoom. Registration is required. For online participation, a Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Sep 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Join us for lively discussions centering on Newbery Award-winning and Newbery Honor books. Visit the library to pick up a copy of month's featured title. Registration is required. Ages 6 yrs.+

Sat, Sep 10, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room,Pinecrest Virtual Programs Room
Award-winning photographer Matt Stock presents dramatic nighttime environmental portraits from his collection, Abandoned Vehicles of the Everglades, an exploration of the relationship between man and nature. Presented by Miami Pioneers and Natives of Dade. Join us in person 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. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Sep 12, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Students gather together to gain comfort and fluency speaking English as a second language. Practice your English conversation skills with other learners and native English speakers. Led by a volunteer teacher, this session is appropriate for beginning to advanced level learners. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Sep 12, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Students gather together to gain comfort and fluency when speaking English as a second language. This free program is provided for English as a Second Language (ESL) learners to practice vocabulary, pronunciation, and grammar in a fun, comfortable, laid-back environment. Space is limited. Registration required. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Sep 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Soul of a Swimmer is the true story of Nicholas Dworet, a champion swimmer from Florida whose life was tragically cut short at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida. Join local author Carla Albano as she discusses the talented athlete. Registration required. Best for ages 12 yrs. +

Tue, Sep 13, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Journaling helps track the cycles of your life, giving a voice to your wishes, hopes and dreams. We invite you to get your pen moving and your creative juices flowing to discover the benefits of reflective writing. Presented by Barbara Kreisberg, Certified Poetry Therapist. Registration required. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Sep 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Practice restorative and vinyasa yoga with professional yoga instructor Mara Fowler. Designed for varying fitness levels. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Sep 14, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
This monthly program engages children through book readings, interactive scenarios, and fun role-playing activities, enabling children to easily identify and assert personal boundaries without feelings of shame or guilt. Ages 4 - 10 yrs.

Wed, Sep 14, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
This monthly program engages children through book readings, interactive scenarios, and fun role-playing activities, enabling children to easily identify and assert personal boundaries without feelings of shame or guilt. Ages 4 - 10 yrs.

Thu, Sep 15, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Express your creativity alongside fellow artists at this informal get-together, paint-together. Please bring your own supplies. Contact the library branch for more information. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Sep 17, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Pinecrest Virtual Programs Room,Meeting Room
Our goal is to advance critical, reflective thinking and social and civic engagement by discussing works and ideas of enduring value. Join us in person or online via Zoom! Space is limited. Registration is required. For online event, a Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Sep 19, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Students gather together to gain comfort and fluency when speaking English as a second language. This free program is provided for English as a Second Language (ESL) learners to practice vocabulary, pronunciation, and grammar in a fun, comfortable, laid-back environment. Space is limited. Registration required. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Sep 20, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Journaling helps track the cycles of your life, giving a voice to your wishes, hopes and dreams. We invite you to get your pen moving and your creative juices flowing to discover the benefits of reflective writing. Presented by Barbara Kreisberg, Certified Poetry Therapist. Registration required. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Sep 20, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Practice restorative and vinyasa yoga with professional yoga instructor Mara Fowler. Designed for varying fitness levels. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Sep 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us for bilingual stories, songs and activities for toddlers and preschoolers. Ages 19 mos.-5 yrs./ Únase a nosotros para escuchar cuentos, canciones y actividades bilingües para niños pequeños y preescolares. Para edades de 19 meses a 5 años.

Wed, Sep 21, 10:00am - 1:00pm
SHINE volunteers will answer Medicare, Medicaid and health insurance questions and help fill out applications for programs such as the Low-Income Subsidy (extra help) for Medicare Part D and SLMB/QMB Medicare Savings Program. Please call (305) 671-6356 for an appointment. Presented by the Alliance for Aging. Ages 55 yrs.+

Thu, Sep 22, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Express your creativity alongside fellow artists at this informal get-together, paint-together. Please bring your own supplies. Contact the library branch for more information. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Sep 24, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Pinecrest Virtual Programs Room,Meeting Room
A peer supportive meeting for LGBTQ+ by parents, families, and friends. Join us in person at the library or online via Zoom. Space is limited for this event. Registration is required. For the online event, a Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Ages 13+

Sat, Sep 24, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Join University of Florida Master Gardeners as they teach the a step-by-step process of turning leaves, branches, paper plates and other recyclable materials into rich organic soil called compost. Presented by UF/Miami-Dade Cooperative Extension Service. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Ages 12 yrs.+

Mon, Sep 26, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for an educational tax workshop for those nearing or currently in retirement. Presented by Enlighten 567. For more information, https://enlighten567.com/about/. Adults 19 yrs.+

Tue, Sep 27, 10:00am - 11:30am
Reúnase con nosotros para una discusión del libro Fractura, escrito por Andres Neuman. Para mayores de 19 años de edad.

Tue, Sep 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Practice restorative and vinyasa yoga with professional yoga instructor Mara Fowler. Designed for varying fitness levels. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Sep 27, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for an educational tax workshop for those nearing or currently in retirement. Presented by Enlighten 567. For more information, https://enlighten567.com/about/. Adults 19 yrs.+

Rescheduled
Tue, Sep 27, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
New date Tuesday, September 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Practice restorative and vinyasa yoga with professional yoga instructor Mara Fowler. Designed for varying fitness levels. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Sep 28, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us for bilingual stories, songs and activities for toddlers and preschoolers. Ages 19 mos.-5 yrs./ Únase a nosotros para escuchar cuentos, canciones y actividades bilingües para niños pequeños y preescolares. Para edades de 19 meses a 5 años.

Wed, Sep 28, 10:00am - 1:00pm
SHINE volunteers will answer Medicare, Medicaid and health insurance questions and help fill out applications for programs such as the Low-Income Subsidy (extra help) for Medicare Part D and SLMB/QMB Medicare Savings Program. Please call (305) 671-6356 for an appointment. Presented by the Alliance for Aging. Ages 55 yrs.+

Thu, Sep 29, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Express your creativity alongside fellow artists at this informal get-together, paint-together. Please bring your own supplies. Contact the library branch for more information. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Oct 01, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Join us in person or online! Enjoy lively discussions, guest speakers and helpful writing critiques. To register, please visit: https://www.southfloridawriters.org/contact. For more information contact Ricki Dorn at abbasone1@att.net.

Sat, Oct 01, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room
The Genealogical Society of Greater Miami (GSGM) explores techniques about how to research family and historical information. You can join us from home via Zoom or in person at the library! To register, contact gsgmfl@gmail.com. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Oct 03, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Students gather together to gain comfort and fluency when speaking English as a second language. This free program is provided for English as a Second Language (ESL) learners to practice vocabulary, pronunciation, and grammar in a fun, comfortable, laid-back environment. Space is limited. Registration required. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Oct 04, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Practice restorative and vinyasa yoga with professional yoga instructor Mara Fowler. Designed for varying fitness levels. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Oct 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us for bilingual stories, songs and activities for toddlers and preschoolers. Ages 19 mos.-5 yrs./ Únase a nosotros para escuchar cuentos, canciones y actividades bilingües para niños pequeños y preescolares. Para edades de 19 meses a 5 años.

Wed, Oct 05, 10:00am - 1:00pm
SHINE volunteers will answer Medicare, Medicaid and health insurance questions and help fill out applications for programs such as the Low-Income Subsidy (extra help) for Medicare Part D and SLMB/QMB Medicare Savings Program. Please call (305) 671-6356 for an appointment. Presented by the Alliance for Aging. Ages 55 yrs.+

Wed, Oct 05, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
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. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Oct 06, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Express your creativity alongside fellow artists at this informal get-together, paint-together. Please bring your own supplies. Contact the library branch for more information. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Oct 06, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
A tale about a book club, set in the 1990s, that must protect its suburban community from a mysterious and handsome stranger who turns out to be a blood-sucking fiend. Available for checkout while supplies last. Join us in person at the library or online via Zoom. Space is limited. 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 the branch. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Oct 08, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Pinecrest Virtual Programs Room,Meeting Room
Read from a selection of great books for a monthly discussion of the ideas that they generate. Join us In person at the branch or via Zoom. Registration is required. For online participation, a Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Oct 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Join us for lively discussions centering on Newbery Award-winning and Newbery Honor books. Visit the library to pick up a copy of month's featured title. Registration is required. Ages 6 yrs.+

Sat, Oct 08, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Food scraps have a secret second life. From compost fertilizer to natural dyes. Learn about composting and create your own Solarpunk scarf using food scraps repurposed into dyes. Participants are invited to submit completed works for the Climate of Art exhibition on November 4th. All materials provided. Registration required. Ages 12 yrs.+