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Furry Tales

2023-02-04 10:30:00 2023-02-04 11:30:00 America/New_York Furry Tales 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. Pinecrest Branch -

Saturday, February 04
10:30am - 11:30am

Add to Calendar 2023-02-04 10:30:00 2023-02-04 11:30:00 America/New_York Furry Tales 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. Pinecrest Branch -

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.

Pinecrest Branch

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

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

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

Upcoming events

Tue, Apr 16, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Gain comfort and fluency in speaking English as a second language during this session appropriate for intermediate level learners. Presented by Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center. To register, please contact the Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center at 305-270-2707. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Apr 16, 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, Apr 17, 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 19 mos. - 3 yrs.

Wed, Apr 17, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Meeting Room
Discover innovative solutions to declutter your home and simplify your life, promoting peace of mind and productivity. Diana Moll, a professional organizer, will guide you through her process. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or email booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Apr 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Inspired by Louis Armstrong's classic song "What a Wonderful World," this workshop welcomes students of all ages to express hope and positivity through art. Create a unique drawing using paper, markers and pencils. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. All ages.

Wed, Apr 17, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Learn the basics of the Spanish language in this weekly group chat session. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Apr 18, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Gain comfort and fluency in speaking English as a second language during this session appropriate for intermediate level learners. Presented by Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center. To register, please contact the Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center at 305-270-2707. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Apr 18, 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, Apr 18, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room
Jack and Jill of America South Miami Chapter will hold a team meeting to discuss the chapter's updates for 2024. Plans for annual service activities are guided under a general five point programmatic thrust: cultural awareness, educational development, health (education and advocacy), civic (legislative advocacy and service) and social/recreational areas. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or email booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Fri, Apr 19, 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, Apr 19, 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, Apr 19, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Pinecrest Virtual Programs Room,Meeting Room
Explore the power of inner child healing meditation. Take a transformative journey into your past and reconnect with your younger self, unearthing the memories and rules that shape your present. Join us at the library or online via Zoom. Presented by certified coach and hypnotherapist Sahar Eini. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Apr 20, 9:30am - 5:00pm
Meeting Room
Miami-Dade County District 7 is excited to announce our Teen Financial Literacy Program, specifically tailored for 7th-12th graders. This initiative empowers young individuals with vital personal finance skills, promoting wealth creation and bolstering economic growth. Through engaging workshops and practical simulations, teens will grasp concepts such as budgeting, saving, investing, and responsible borrowing. For more information, please contact 305-668-4571 or carpenters@mdpls.org.

Sat, Apr 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, Apr 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.+

Canceled
Sat, Apr 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.+

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

Tue, Apr 23, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Gain comfort and fluency in speaking English as a second language during this session appropriate for intermediate level learners. Presented by Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center. To register, please contact the Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center at 305-270-2707. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Apr 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, Apr 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 19 mos. - 3 yrs.

Wed, Apr 24, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Meet Mr. Sydney Levit, a 99-year-old airborne veteran who served at the Battle of the Bulge in WWII. Participants will be invited to ask questions about his unique experiences. This is a hybrid event, presented live at Northeast-Dade Aventura and virtually via Zoom and at Coral Reef, Miami Beach, Sunny Isles, West Kendall and Pinecrest. For more information please contact lefrakp@mdpls.org or 305-931-5512.
Register

Wed, Apr 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Read your favorite story to a certified therapy 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 Heel 2 Heal Therapy Dogs. For more information, contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 8 yrs.

Wed, Apr 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Calling all young readers! Join us for trivia, games, and lively discussion through the pages of "The Girl Who Drank the Moon", a Newbery Award-winning book by Kelly Barnhill. Share your insights and favorite moments with fellow book enthusiasts and you may win a prize! Also, pick up a copy of next month's title. For more information, please contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 7 - 12 yrs.

Wed, Apr 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room
Join the teen musical theater ensemble Vessels of GOLD for their latest show "Lost & Found," featuring a variety of songs and skits exploring the heartfelt theme of rediscovery. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. All ages.

Wed, Apr 24, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Learn the basics of the Spanish language in this weekly group chat session. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Apr 25, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Gain comfort and fluency in speaking English as a second language during this session appropriate for intermediate level learners. Presented by Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center. To register, please contact the Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center at 305-270-2707. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Apr 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, Apr 25, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Explore the exciting world of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) and unleash your inner scientist through engaging hands-on activities that integrate various STEAM disciplines. Presented by Sport Konnect's Junior Environmental Ranger Program. For more information, please contact the library at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 6 - 11 yrs.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
The Friendship Circle is a program that brings together teenage and adult volunteers to assist children, teens, and adults with special needs and their families. The group meets every fourth Thursday of the month. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 8 yrs.+

Fri, Apr 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, Apr 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.

Sat, Apr 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.+

Sat, Apr 27, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
The FBEA will be providing two workshops to help the public make informed decisions regarding federal Social Security benefits and retirement planning. For more information, contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Apr 29, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
The FBEA will be providing two workshops to help the public make informed decisions regarding federal Social Security benefits and retirement planning. For more information, contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Apr 30, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Gain comfort and fluency in speaking English as a second language during this session appropriate for intermediate level learners. Presented by Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center. To register, please contact the Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center at 305-270-2707. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Apr 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, May 01, 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 19 mos. - 3 yrs.

Wed, May 01, 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, May 01, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Learn the basics of the Spanish language in this weekly group chat session. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, May 02, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Gain comfort and fluency in speaking English as a second language during this session appropriate for intermediate level learners. Presented by Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center. To register, please contact the Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center at 305-270-2707. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, May 02, 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, May 02, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Pinecrest Virtual Programs Room,Meeting Room
Join fellow readers in person at the library or online via Zoom to discuss this 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, May 03, 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, May 03, 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, May 03, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Pinecrest Virtual Programs Room,Meeting Room
Explore the power of inner child healing meditation. Take a transformative journey into your past and reconnect with your younger self, unearthing the memories and rules that shape your present. Join us at the library or online via Zoom. Presented by certified coach and hypnotherapist Sahar Eini. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, May 04, 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, May 04, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Meeting Room
Enjoy lively discussions, guest speakers and helpful writing tips. Join us at the library or online via Zoom. Register to receive a Zoom link by visiting https://www.southfloridawriters.org/contact. For more information contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, May 04, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room
Learn to discern and rectify myths and mistakes using contemporary methods in this insightful presentation by Megan Clark Young. Avoid falling into the trap of accepting incorrect information as fact, and discover effective ways to correct and share accurate information with others. To view the monthly speaker schedule, visit gsgmfl.org. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 13 yrs.+

Mon, May 06, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Join us for this five-week class that will provide you with tips and guidance on keeping a journal for personal growth and wellness. Writing exercises, poems and prompts will be used to inspire individual writing. Sharing will be optional. Presented by Barbara Kreisberg, Certified Poetry Therapist. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, May 07, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Gain comfort and fluency in speaking English as a second language during this session appropriate for intermediate level learners. Presented by Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center. To register, please contact the Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center at 305-270-2707. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, May 07, 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, May 08, 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 19 mos. - 3 yrs.

Canceled
Wed, May 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Embark on a buzz-worthy adventure with the dynamic Beekeeper duo! Going beyond honey, this eco-friendly journey is about safeguarding our precious pollinators. Presented by Miami Bee Experts. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. All ages.

Wed, May 08, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Learn the basics of the Spanish language in this weekly group chat session. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, May 08, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room
Get an inside look into how admissions officers review college applications. Students attending the sessions will review mock applications to better understand what is most important in the admission process. For more information contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 12 - 19 yrs.+

Thu, May 09, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Gain comfort and fluency in speaking English as a second language during this session appropriate for intermediate level learners. Presented by Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center. To register, please contact the Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center at 305-270-2707. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, May 09, 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.+

Sat, May 11, 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, May 11, 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, May 13, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Join us for this five-week class that will provide you with tips and guidance on keeping a journal for personal growth and wellness. Writing exercises, poems and prompts will be used to inspire individual writing. Sharing will be optional. Presented by Barbara Kreisberg, Certified Poetry Therapist. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, May 14, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Gain comfort and fluency in speaking English as a second language during this session appropriate for intermediate level learners. Presented by Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center. To register, please contact the Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center at 305-270-2707. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, May 14, 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, May 15, 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 19 mos. - 3 yrs.

Wed, May 15, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Learn the basics of the Spanish language in this weekly group chat session. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, May 16, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Gain comfort and fluency in speaking English as a second language during this session appropriate for intermediate level learners. Presented by Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center. To register, please contact the Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center at 305-270-2707. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, May 16, 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.+

Canceled
Fri, May 17, 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, May 17, 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, May 17, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Pinecrest Virtual Programs Room,Meeting Room
Explore the power of inner child healing meditation. Take a transformative journey into your past and reconnect with your younger self, unearthing the memories and rules that shape your present. Join us at the library or online via Zoom. Presented by certified coach and hypnotherapist Sahar Eini. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, May 18, 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, May 18, 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.+

Sat, May 18, 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, May 20, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Join us for this five-week class that will provide you with tips and guidance on keeping a journal for personal growth and wellness. Writing exercises, poems and prompts will be used to inspire individual writing. Sharing will be optional. Presented by Barbara Kreisberg, Certified Poetry Therapist. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, May 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room
In this workshop, we explore the ways that music and movement support language development in young children. Examples of activities that use music and movement creatively to build fundamental literacy skills like listening, focused attention, and comprehension will be shared. Presented by The Childrens 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.

Tue, May 21, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Gain comfort and fluency in speaking English as a second language during this session appropriate for intermediate level learners. Presented by Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center. To register, please contact the Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center at 305-270-2707. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, May 21, 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, May 22, 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 19 mos. - 3 yrs.

Wed, May 22, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Learn the basics of the Spanish language in this weekly group chat session. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, May 23, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Gain comfort and fluency in speaking English as a second language during this session appropriate for intermediate level learners. Presented by Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center. To register, please contact the Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center at 305-270-2707. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, May 23, 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, May 23, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Explore the exciting world of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) and unleash your inner scientist through engaging hands-on activities that integrate various STEAM disciplines. Presented by Sport Konnect's Junior Environmental Ranger Program. For more information, please contact the library at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 6 - 11 yrs.

Thu, May 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room
The Friendship Circle is a program that brings together teenage and adult volunteers to assist children, teens, and adults with special needs and their families. The group meets every fourth Thursday of the month. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 8 yrs.+

Fri, May 24, 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, May 24, 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, May 25, 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.+

Sat, May 25, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Fiction is not factually true, but that doesn't mean that true stories aren't behind some of the best novels and short stories. Join author Chantel Acevedo (The Distant Marvels) as she guides participants through a guided and generative writing workshop that uses memory of personal experience as a springboard for invention and storytelling. Bring your favorite writing tools and your remembrances of the past and get ready to create! Ages 18 +. For information: 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org.

Tue, May 28, 10:00am - 11:30am
Meeting Room
Reúnase con nosotros el cuarto martes de este mes para la discusión del libro "Los besos en el pan," escrito por Almudena Grande. Si desea más información comuníquese con la biblioteca al 305-668-4571 o ballesteri@mdpls.org. Para mayores de 19 años.

Tue, May 28, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Gain comfort and fluency in speaking English as a second language during this session appropriate for intermediate level learners. Presented by Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center. To register, please contact the Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center at 305-270-2707. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, May 28, 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, May 29, 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 19 mos. - 3 yrs.

Wed, May 29, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Learn the basics of the Spanish language in this weekly group chat session. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, May 30, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Gain comfort and fluency in speaking English as a second language during this session appropriate for intermediate level learners. Presented by Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center. To register, please contact the Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center at 305-270-2707. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, May 30, 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, May 31, 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, May 31, 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, Jun 01, 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, Jun 01, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Meeting Room
Enjoy lively discussions, guest speakers and helpful writing tips. Join us at the library or online via Zoom. Register to receive a Zoom link by visiting https://www.southfloridawriters.org/contact. For more information contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Jun 01, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Join the Genealogical Society of Greater Miami (GSGM) to learn techniques on how to research family and historical information. To view the monthly speaker schedule, visit gsgmfl.org. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 13 yrs.+

Mon, Jun 03, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Join us for this five-week class that will provide you with tips and guidance on keeping a journal for personal growth and wellness. Writing exercises, poems and prompts will be used to inspire individual writing. Sharing will be optional. Presented by Barbara Kreisberg, Certified Poetry Therapist. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Jun 03, 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, Jun 04, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Gain comfort and fluency in speaking English as a second language during this session appropriate for intermediate level learners. Presented by Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center. To register, please contact the Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center at 305-270-2707. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Jun 04, 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, Jun 05, 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 19 mos. - 3 yrs.

Wed, Jun 05, 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, Jun 05, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Learn the basics of the Spanish language in this weekly group chat session. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Jun 06, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Gain comfort and fluency in speaking English as a second language during this session appropriate for intermediate level learners. Presented by Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center. To register, please contact the Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center at 305-270-2707. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Jun 06, 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, Jun 06, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Pinecrest Virtual Programs Room,Meeting Room
Join fellow readers in person at the library or online via Zoom to discuss this 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, Jun 07, 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, Jun 07, 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, Jun 07, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Pinecrest Virtual Programs Room,Meeting Room
Explore the power of inner child healing meditation. Take a transformative journey into your past and reconnect with your younger self, unearthing the memories and rules that shape your present. Join us at the library or online via Zoom. Presented by certified coach and hypnotherapist Sahar Eini. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Jun 08, 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, Jun 08, 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, Jun 08, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Room
Steve Pearson, the former Director of UM's Gifford Arboretum and former President of the Flowering Tree Society, discusses the history of June's Royal Poinciana Festival. Join us in person or online via Zoom. A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the program. For more information contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Jun 10, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Join us for this five-week class that will provide you with tips and guidance on keeping a journal for personal growth and wellness. Writing exercises, poems and prompts will be used to inspire individual writing. Sharing will be optional. Presented by Barbara Kreisberg, Certified Poetry Therapist. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Jun 11, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Gain comfort and fluency in speaking English as a second language during this session appropriate for intermediate level learners. Presented by Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center. To register, please contact the Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center at 305-270-2707. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Jun 11, 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, Jun 12, 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 19 mos. - 3 yrs.

Wed, Jun 12, 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, Jun 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room
A tiny fraction of the plastic waste in the oceans is being collected from beaches. This workshop is to raise awareness about the need to protect marine animals when they mistake plastic for food. Create a unique drawing using paper, markers and pencils. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. All ages.

Wed, Jun 12, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Learn the basics of the Spanish language in this weekly group chat session. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Jun 12, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room
Get an inside look into how admissions officers review college applications. Students attending the sessions will review mock applications to better understand what is most important in the admission process. For more information contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 12 - 19 yrs.+

Thu, Jun 13, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Gain comfort and fluency in speaking English as a second language during this session appropriate for intermediate level learners. Presented by Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center. To register, please contact the Miami Palmetto Adult & Community Education Center at 305-270-2707. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Jun 13, 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, Jun 13, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bring your knitting needles or crochet hooks to 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, Jun 14, 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, Jun 14, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Do you already play Canasta and wish to meet others who are well-versed in the game? If so, the Village of Pinecrest Community Center's active players group invites you to join them 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, Jun 14, 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, Jun 14, 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, Jun 15, 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, Jun 15, 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.+

Sat, Jun 15, 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.+