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Art Portfolio Prep Course for Teens

2023-12-09 11:00:00 2023-12-09 12:30:00 America/New_York Art Portfolio Prep Course for Teens Enhance your artistic skills, explore diverse media, and create a standout portfolio for art school admissions. Facilitated by a senior from the New World School of the Arts. Please bring your own supplies. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 12 - 18 yrs. Pinecrest Branch -

Saturday, December 09
11:00am - 12:30pm

Add to Calendar 2023-12-09 11:00:00 2023-12-09 12:30:00 America/New_York Art Portfolio Prep Course for Teens Enhance your artistic skills, explore diverse media, and create a standout portfolio for art school admissions. Facilitated by a senior from the New World School of the Arts. Please bring your own supplies. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 12 - 18 yrs. Pinecrest Branch -

Enhance your artistic skills, explore diverse media, and create a standout portfolio for art school admissions. Facilitated by a senior from the New World School of the Arts. Please bring your own supplies. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 12 - 18 yrs.

Week 1: October 21 - Contour Drawing

Week 2: October 28 - Contour Drawing

Week 3: November 4 - Charcoal Drawing

Week 4: November 11 - Self-portrait

Week 5: December 2 - Self-portrait

Week 6: December 9 - Introducing Application Process

Week 7: December 16 - Individual Project

Pinecrest Branch

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

Hours
Mon, Mar 04 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Mar 05 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Mar 06 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Mar 07 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Mar 08 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Mar 09 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Mar 10 Closed

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

Upcoming events

Mon, Mar 04, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Join us at the library or online to discover your roots by tracing you lineage and find your ancestors. Please RSVP with the Genealogical Society at www.gsgmfl.org. For more information, please contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Mar 05, 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, Mar 05, 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, Mar 06, 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, Mar 06, 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, Mar 06, 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, Mar 06, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room,Pinecrest Virtual Programs Room
Feel safe and empowered online and avoid being the target of a cyber attack. Join us in person or online to learn about cyber security and how to detect and protect yourself against getting hacked. Presented by Patricia Espinoza, IT Specialist. Registration is required. For online event, a Zoom link will be emailed to registrants. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Thu, Mar 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.+

Thu, Mar 07, 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, Mar 07, 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, Mar 08, 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, Mar 08, 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, Mar 09, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Gallery
Get free federal income tax preparation help from IRS certified AARP Tax-Aide volunteers. Please bring social security cards or ITIN, government-issued photo ID and Identity Protection PIN (if applicable) for all individuals included on tax returns, W-2, 1099 and other income documents. Walk-ins welcome. Services provided on a first come, first served basis. Space is limited. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Mar 09, 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, Mar 09, 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, Mar 11, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Join us at the library or online to discover your roots by tracing you lineage and find your ancestors. Please RSVP with the Genealogical Society at www.gsgmfl.org. For more information, please contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Mar 12, 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, Mar 12, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Join Catherine Beers-Conrad, Gold Star Family Daughter, for a discussion about her family's military history. Everyone is welcome to learn more about the chapter, comprised of members with a verified patriot ancestor who aided American independence during the Revolutionary War. Patriots include both men and women from the Americas and overseas. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Mar 12, 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, Mar 13, 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, Mar 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Gallery
Learn the art of book folding using a fast and easy folding pattern. Paper artist Audrey Ryan will provide books to transform into unique pieces of art that you can keep. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Wed, Mar 13, 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, Mar 13, 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, Mar 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.+

Thu, Mar 14, 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, Mar 14, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room
Discover your true self through Sahaja Meditation and see your full potential unfold. Learn to calm and balance yourself, avoid extremes and live in tune with your environment. Beginners welcome. Regularly meets at the Coral Gables Branch Library but just these two sessions will be at the Pinecrest Branch. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-442-8706 or capleybr@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Canceled
Fri, Mar 15, 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, Mar 15, 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.

Canceled
Fri, Mar 15, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
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, Mar 16, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Gallery
Get free federal income tax preparation help from IRS certified AARP Tax-Aide volunteers. Please bring social security cards or ITIN, government-issued photo ID and Identity Protection PIN (if applicable) for all individuals included on tax returns, W-2, 1099 and other income documents. Walk-ins welcome. Services provided on a first come, first served basis. Space is limited. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Mar 16, 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, Mar 16, 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, Mar 16, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join best-selling author Katherine Reay as she presents "The Berlin Letters." Inspired by the women who served in the CIA's Venona Project, the novel takes readers on an exhilarating journey through the Cold War era while delivering a mesmerizing tale of espionage, family, and the enduring human spirit. Registration required. For more information contact 305-668-4571 or Booke@mdpls.org. Ages 18yrs.+

Canceled
Mon, Mar 18, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Join us at the library or online to discover your roots by tracing you lineage and find your ancestors. Please RSVP with the Genealogical Society at www.gsgmfl.org. For more information, please contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Mar 18, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Pinecrest Virtual Programs Room
Learn to make hamantaschen, delicious triangular shaped pastries made with a variety of different fillings and usually baked during the Jewish festival of Purim. We will mix, roll, shape and bake these tasty treats from beginning to end! 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.+

Tue, Mar 19, 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.+

Wed, Mar 20, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Visit FLOW at the library to renew, replace or update a driver's license. Representatives can also assist you with getting a new Florida identification card, renewing your vehicle registration, purchasing a specialty license plate and more! Registration is required. For information or to register, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Mar 20, 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, Mar 20, 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, Mar 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.+

Thu, Mar 21, 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, Mar 21, 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, Mar 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.+

Fri, Mar 22, 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, Mar 22, 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, Mar 23, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Gallery
Get free federal income tax preparation help from IRS certified AARP Tax-Aide volunteers. Please bring social security cards or ITIN, government-issued photo ID and Identity Protection PIN (if applicable) for all individuals included on tax returns, W-2, 1099 and other income documents. Walk-ins welcome. Services provided on a first come, first served basis. Space is limited. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Mar 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm
A lively and fun conversations about select Newbery Award Winners and Honor books. Visit the library to pick up a copy of each month's title. For more information, please contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 7 - 12 yrs.

Sat, Mar 23, 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, Mar 23, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room
Enjoy watching speech writers from Toastmasters District 47, an educational non-profit that teaches public speaking, for a competitive speech contest across several divisions. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Mar 25, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Join us at the library or online to discover your roots by tracing you lineage and find your ancestors. Please RSVP with the Genealogical Society at www.gsgmfl.org. For more information, please contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Mar 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join local author Nighat Naseer as she presents her autobiography "Golden Bangles Hidden Tears," a story about the cruel and unjust treatment she experienced in her homeland and how she fought to survive. For information contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 18 yrs.+

Tue, Mar 26, 10:00am - 11:30am
Meeting Room
Reúnase con nosotros el cuarto martes de este mes para la discusión del libro "Lo que no he dicho," escrito por Beatriz Rivas. Si desea más información comuníquese con la biblioteca al 305-668-4571 o ballesteri@mdpls.org. Para mayores de 19 años.

Tue, Mar 26, 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, Mar 26, 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, Mar 27, 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, Mar 27, 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, Mar 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.+

Thu, Mar 28, 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, Mar 28, 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, Mar 29, 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, Mar 29, 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, Mar 30, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Gallery
Get free federal income tax preparation help from IRS certified AARP Tax-Aide volunteers. Please bring social security cards or ITIN, government-issued photo ID and Identity Protection PIN (if applicable) for all individuals included on tax returns, W-2, 1099 and other income documents. Walk-ins welcome. Services provided on a first come, first served basis. Space is limited. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Mar 30, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Room
An informative seminar tailored for first-time home buyers. From understanding mortgage options to navigating the real estate market, gain valuable insights, tips, and resources to make informed decisions on your path to homeownership. For more information, contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Apr 01, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Join us at the library or online to discover your roots by tracing you lineage and find your ancestors. Please RSVP with the Genealogical Society at www.gsgmfl.org. For more information, please contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Apr 01, 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, Apr 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.+

Tue, Apr 02, 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 03, 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, Apr 03, 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, Apr 03, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room,Pinecrest Virtual Programs Room
Feel safe and empowered online and avoid being the target of a cyber attack. Join us in person or online to learn about cyber security and how to detect and protect yourself against getting hacked. Presented by Patricia Espinoza, IT Specialist. Registration is required. For online event, a Zoom link will be emailed to registrants. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Thu, Apr 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.+

Thu, Apr 04, 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 04, 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, Apr 05, 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 05, 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 06, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Gallery
Get free federal income tax preparation help from IRS certified AARP Tax-Aide volunteers. Please bring social security cards or ITIN, government-issued photo ID and Identity Protection PIN (if applicable) for all individuals included on tax returns, W-2, 1099 and other income documents. Walk-ins welcome. Services provided on a first come, first served basis. Space is limited. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Apr 06, 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 06, 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, Apr 06, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room
Explore the realm of genealogy with Richard Miller as he introduces "GoldieMay," a powerful genealogy software tool. Unlike a mere repository for conclusions, GoldieMay is designed to accommodate your work in progress. 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, Apr 08, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Join us at the library or online to discover your roots by tracing you lineage and find your ancestors. Please RSVP with the Genealogical Society at www.gsgmfl.org. For more information, please contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Apr 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.+

Tue, Apr 09, 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 10, 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, Apr 10, 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, Apr 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.+

Thu, Apr 11, 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, Apr 12, 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 13, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Gallery
Get free federal income tax preparation help from IRS certified AARP Tax-Aide volunteers. Please bring social security cards or ITIN, government-issued photo ID and Identity Protection PIN (if applicable) for all individuals included on tax returns, W-2, 1099 and other income documents. Walk-ins welcome. Services provided on a first come, first served basis. Space is limited. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Apr 13, 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, Apr 13, 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, Apr 13, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Room
Fascinating naturalist Roger Hammer is an expert about the 900 plants species located in Everglades National Park. He sniffs them, tastes them, studies the insects that pollinate them. Join us for his virtual tour 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, Apr 15, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Join us at the library or online to discover your roots by tracing you lineage and find your ancestors. Please RSVP with the Genealogical Society at www.gsgmfl.org. For more information, please contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

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

Wed, 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, 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.+

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, 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.+

Sat, Apr 20, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Join a support group meeting of parents of children who are on the autism spectrum. Chat with other parents to exchange advice and experiences. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Apr 22, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Join us at the library or online to discover your roots by tracing you lineage and find your ancestors. Please RSVP with the Genealogical Society at www.gsgmfl.org. For more information, please contact 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, 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.

Thu, Apr 25, 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, 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 - 12:00pm
A lively and fun conversations about select Newbery Award Winners and Honor books. Visit the library to pick up a copy of each month's title. For more information, please contact 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org. Ages 7 - 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, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Join us at the library or online to discover your roots by tracing you lineage and find your ancestors. Please RSVP with the Genealogical Society at www.gsgmfl.org. For more information, please contact 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.+