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Adult Learning Academy

Basic English for Beginners

2023-11-02 18:00:00 2023-11-02 19:30:00 America/New_York Adult Learning Academy This 10-week course is designed for adults who do not speak any English. The semester runs September 25- December 11. Certified teachers will provide English language instruction in-person at the library. Registration is required and will be for the full 10-week course. Space is limited. For more information, contact adultlearning@mdpls.org, call 786-988-6817, or visit www.mdpls.org/adultlearning. Ages 18 yrs.+ Northeast Dade-Aventura Branch - Auditorium

Thursday, November 02
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2023-11-02 18:00:00 2023-11-02 19:30:00 America/New_York Adult Learning Academy This 10-week course is designed for adults who do not speak any English. The semester runs September 25- December 11. Certified teachers will provide English language instruction in-person at the library. Registration is required and will be for the full 10-week course. Space is limited. For more information, contact adultlearning@mdpls.org, call 786-988-6817, or visit www.mdpls.org/adultlearning. Ages 18 yrs.+ Northeast Dade-Aventura Branch - Auditorium

This 10-week course is designed for adults who do not speak any English. The semester runs September 25- December 11. Certified teachers will provide English language instruction in-person at the library. Registration is required and will be for the full 10-week course. Space is limited. For more information, contact adultlearning@mdpls.org, call 786-988-6817, or visit www.mdpls.org/adultlearning. Ages 18 yrs.+

Northeast Dade-Aventura Branch

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

Hours
Mon, Oct 02 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Oct 03 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Oct 04 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Oct 05 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Oct 06 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Oct 07 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Oct 08 Closed

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

Upcoming events

Tue, Oct 03, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

Wed, Oct 04, 10:00am - 11:30am
Falun Gong is an ancient, high level Chinese practice that uses gentle movements and meditation to cultivate the body, mind and spirit. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact (305) 931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Oct 05, 9:30am - 1:00pm
Free blood pressure screening offered by the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Oct 05, 10:00am - 11:00am
Are you looking to improve your critical thinking skills? Learn methods to recognize and make quality life decisions based on your topics of interest. Facilitated by Dr. Seymour Zeidman. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the library at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 yrs.+

Thu, Oct 05, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Auditorium
Join us for fun and simple coloring activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 0 - 11 yrs.

Thu, Oct 05, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Auditorium
This 10-week course is designed for adults who do not speak any English. The semester runs September 25- December 11. Certified teachers will provide English language instruction in-person at the library. Registration is required and will be for the full 10-week course. Space is limited. For more information, contact adultlearning@mdpls.org, call 786-988-6817, or visit www.mdpls.org/adultlearning. Ages 18 yrs.+
Registration is now closed

Canceled
Thu, Oct 05, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bring your knitting needles and yarn to learn the basics from our experienced instructor. Bring your own project to work on or follow along as we guide you through the essentials. Registration is required. For more information, please contact 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Fri, Oct 06, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Connect with your own creativity and allow your inner artist to flourish through collage artwork. Each class will explore the basic techniques for constructing collage from scratch - cutting, gluing and using water-based paints. Classes will include activities to build dialogue and the use of historical and contemporary examples of collage. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Oct 07, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Certified teachers meet with small groups of students in one-hour sessions to provide homework help and tutoring in reading, math, and science. Students are encouraged to bring homework material or school assignments for assistance in specific subject areas. This free service is available to all students in grades K-12. For more information, contact tutoring@mdpls.org, call 305-375-1413, or visit www.mdpls.org/tutor. Funded in part by The Children's Trust.

Sat, Oct 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Read your favorite stories alongside a friendly dog! Reading aloud to a registered therapy dog may help improve literacy skills and boost confidence. Bring your own book or choose from the library's collection. Presented by the Alliance of Therapy Dogs. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 0 - 12 yrs.

Sat, Oct 07, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Conference Room
Join us for an immersive experience in learning Haitian Creole. These language classes are suitable for beginner to intermediate learners and are a great way to acquire basic language proficiency for workplace use or to practice conversation skills. Registration is required. For more information, please contact (305) 931-5512. Ages 12 yrs.+

Sat, Oct 07, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn computer basics, including how to use a mouse get on the internet, set up and use an email account and more! Use one of our laptops or feel free to bring your own device. Taught by instructors from Collective Sistahood. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Oct 07, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Auditorium
Interested in discovering the secrets of successful business startups or want to learn more about personal budgeting? Join us for interactive workshops and presentations that can help you turn your great ideas into profitable ventures and gain knowledge and skills for money management, budgeting and setting financial goals. Presented by SCORE Mentor Monique Barley-Mayo. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 - 18 yrs.

Sat, Oct 07, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Bring your family and friends and join us to play a variety of board and card games. All levels are welcome. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 10 yrs.+

Tue, Oct 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

Tue, Oct 10, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Join us for a discussion about the migration of Cubans to the United States. Learn about the six major migrant waves from Cuba and how Cuban immigrants have shaped and transformed the demographic and cultural landscape of Miami over the past 60 years. Presented by Dr. Jorge Duany, Ph.D., Director of the Cuban Research Institute at Florida International University. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 16 yrs.+

Wed, Oct 11, 10:00am - 11:30am
Falun Gong is an ancient, high level Chinese practice that uses gentle movements and meditation to cultivate the body, mind and spirit. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact (305) 931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Oct 11, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Auditorium
Sit back and enjoy watching a film with the family. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org.

Thu, Oct 12, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn about the many services of the Office of State Attorney from a Community Outreach Representative including help with child support, rights restoration, domestic violence, elder exploitation, and human trafficking. Table will be in the lobby of the library. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org.

Thu, Oct 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Northeast-Dade Aventura Virtual Programs Room
Earn community service hours while helping us make the library an even better place for you and your friends! Participate in planning and implementing events and providing feedback about books, movies, video games and more. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 16 - 18 yrs.

Thu, Oct 12, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Auditorium
Celebrate spooky season as we make monsters out of toilet paper rolls. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 5 - 12 yrs.

Thu, Oct 12, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Auditorium
This 10-week course is designed for adults who do not speak any English. The semester runs September 25- December 11. Certified teachers will provide English language instruction in-person at the library. Registration is required and will be for the full 10-week course. Space is limited. For more information, contact adultlearning@mdpls.org, call 786-988-6817, or visit www.mdpls.org/adultlearning. Ages 18 yrs.+
Registration is now closed

Canceled
Thu, Oct 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bring your knitting needles and yarn to learn the basics from our experienced instructor. Bring your own project to work on or follow along as we guide you through the essentials. Registration is required. For more information, please contact 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Fri, Oct 13, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Connect with your own creativity and allow your inner artist to flourish through collage artwork. Each class will explore the basic techniques for constructing collage from scratch - cutting, gluing and using water-based paints. Classes will include activities to build dialogue and the use of historical and contemporary examples of collage. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Fri, Oct 13, 11:00am - 3:00pm
The UM Sylvester Gamechanger Mobile will be providing cancer screening services and education to the community on board the Gamechanger Vehicle. Services include cervical cancer screenings, colorectal cancer screenings, prostate cancer, HIV/STI testing, and education/referrals. For more information, contact the University of Miami at 305-243-1120 or gamechanger@miami.edu or contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Oct 14, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Certified teachers meet with small groups of students in one-hour sessions to provide homework help and tutoring in reading, math, and science. Students are encouraged to bring homework material or school assignments for assistance in specific subject areas. This free service is available to all students in grades K-12. For more information, contact tutoring@mdpls.org, call 305-375-1413, or visit www.mdpls.org/tutor. Funded in part by The Children's Trust.

Sat, Oct 14, 10:00am - 11:00am
Read your favorite stories alongside a friendly dog! Reading aloud to a registered therapy dog may help improve literacy skills and boost confidence. Bring your own book or choose from the library's collection. Presented by the Alliance of Therapy Dogs. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 0 - 12 yrs.

Sat, Oct 14, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Try out the latest gadgets designed to assist people living with low vision, explore presentations on topics related to living with visual disabilities and enjoy an interactive and tactile multisensory art exhibit presented by local artists. Light refreshments will be available. To RSVP, please contact our Braille & Talking Books Library at 305-751-8687 or email TalkingBooks@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Oct 14, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Conference Room
Join us for an immersive experience in learning Haitian Creole. These language classes are suitable for beginner to intermediate learners and are a great way to acquire basic language proficiency for workplace use or to practice conversation skills. Registration is required. For more information, please contact (305) 931-5512. Ages 12 yrs.+

Sat, Oct 14, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn computer basics, including how to use a mouse get on the internet, set up and use an email account and more! Use one of our laptops or feel free to bring your own device. Taught by instructors from Collective Sistahood. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Oct 14, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Bring your family and friends and join us to play a variety of board and card games. All levels are welcome. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 10 yrs.+

Mon, Oct 16, 10:30am - 11:30am
Auditorium
Enjoy stories, music, and playtime for toddlers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Mon, Oct 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sharpen your chess skills by playing with others! Fun for beginners and more advanced players alike. Meets in the auditorium. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 8 yrs.+

Mon, Oct 16, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Auditorium
Learn about biomagnetic therapy, a method that uses magnets to support health and well-being, and explore its safe applications and benefits. Facilitated by Monica Winston, Health Coach. Presented by Flawless Transformation. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Oct 16, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Need help with your electronic device? Instructors from Generation Technology will be available to offer assistance. Please bring your device for hands-on learning. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Oct 17, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

Tue, Oct 17, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Northeast-Dade Aventura Virtual Programs Room
Join us online to discuss selected teen books. Please read the book in advance. Copies of the book will be available for check out at the branch, while supplies last. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 13 - 18 yrs.

Wed, Oct 18, 10:00am - 11:30am
Falun Gong is an ancient, high level Chinese practice that uses gentle movements and meditation to cultivate the body, mind and spirit. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact (305) 931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Oct 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
Are you looking to improve your critical thinking skills? Learn methods to recognize and make quality life decisions based on your topics of interest. Facilitated by Dr. Seymour Zeidman. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the library at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 yrs.+

Thu, Oct 19, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Auditorium
Enjoy a dynamic art program designed to help kids explore their inner creativity, from painting to collage. Presented by local art magnet student instructors. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 6 - 11 yrs.

Thu, Oct 19, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Auditorium
This 10-week course is designed for adults who do not speak any English. The semester runs September 25- December 11. Certified teachers will provide English language instruction in-person at the library. Registration is required and will be for the full 10-week course. Space is limited. For more information, contact adultlearning@mdpls.org, call 786-988-6817, or visit www.mdpls.org/adultlearning. Ages 18 yrs.+
Registration is now closed

Canceled
Thu, Oct 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bring your knitting needles and yarn to learn the basics from our experienced instructor. Bring your own project to work on or follow along as we guide you through the essentials. Registration is required. For more information, please contact 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Fri, Oct 20, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Connect with your own creativity and allow your inner artist to flourish through collage artwork. Each class will explore the basic techniques for constructing collage from scratch - cutting, gluing and using water-based paints. Classes will include activities to build dialogue and the use of historical and contemporary examples of collage. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Fri, Oct 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Learn all about mosquitoes, ways to protect yourself, and how to keep them from becoming a nuisance around your home. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. All ages.

Sat, Oct 21, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Certified teachers meet with small groups of students in one-hour sessions to provide homework help and tutoring in reading, math, and science. Students are encouraged to bring homework material or school assignments for assistance in specific subject areas. This free service is available to all students in grades K-12. For more information, contact tutoring@mdpls.org, call 305-375-1413, or visit www.mdpls.org/tutor. Funded in part by The Children's Trust.

Sat, Oct 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
Read your favorite stories alongside a friendly dog! Reading aloud to a registered therapy dog may help improve literacy skills and boost confidence. Bring your own book or choose from the library's collection. Presented by the Alliance of Therapy Dogs. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 0 - 12 yrs.

Sat, Oct 21, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Poets Laureate Richard Blanco and Laura McDermott Matheric join forces to host a cross-county favorite poems community reading where participants will share a favorite poem and the story of how it came into their life and changed them forever. This first-of-its-kind event will gather community leaders and poets from both counties. For a list of guest readers, refer to the long description below. To register contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrak@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Sat, Oct 21, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Conference Room
Join us for an immersive experience in learning Haitian Creole. These language classes are suitable for beginner to intermediate learners and are a great way to acquire basic language proficiency for workplace use or to practice conversation skills. Registration is required. For more information, please contact (305) 931-5512. Ages 12 yrs.+

Sat, Oct 21, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn computer basics, including how to use a mouse get on the internet, set up and use an email account and more! Use one of our laptops or feel free to bring your own device. Taught by instructors from Collective Sistahood. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Oct 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Local history meets horror in this engaging discussion of four fright films made in and around South Florida. Join Florida International University Librarian Eduardo Fojo as he provides interesting film facts, history and insightful critical commentary. For more information, please contact the library at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Sat, Oct 21, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Get in the Halloween spirit with a screening of strange, creepy, and scary 16mm short films. For more information, please contact the library at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Sat, Oct 21, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Bring your family and friends and join us to play a variety of board and card games. All levels are welcome. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 10 yrs.+

Mon, Oct 23, 10:30am - 11:30am
Auditorium
Enjoy stories, music, and playtime for toddlers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Mon, Oct 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Practice your English-language reading skills while improving your listening comprehension. Participants will take turns reading parts of a selected story aloud and then discuss it with other learners. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Oct 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sharpen your chess skills by playing with others! Fun for beginners and more advanced players alike. Meets in the auditorium. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 8 yrs.+

Mon, Oct 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Explore the transformative power of creating mixed media art using recyclable materials such as cloth, paper, wood, paint and small objects. Gain healing through this holistic approach to health and wellness. Presented by Marcella Briggs, CEO and founder of Flawless Transformation. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Mon, Oct 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Need help with your electronic device? Instructors from Generation Technology will be available to offer assistance. Please bring your device for hands-on learning. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Oct 24, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

Wed, Oct 25, 10:00am - 11:30am
Falun Gong is an ancient, high level Chinese practice that uses gentle movements and meditation to cultivate the body, mind and spirit. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact (305) 931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Oct 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Northeast-Dade Aventura Virtual Programs Room
Earn community service hours while helping us make the library an even better place for you and your friends! Participate in planning and implementing events and providing feedback about books, movies, video games and more. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 16 - 18 yrs.

Thu, Oct 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Auditorium
Bring your creativity and have fun building with LEGO® blocks! Adult supervision recommended for younger children. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or at lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 5 - 12 yrs.

Thu, Oct 26, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Northeast-Dade Aventura Virtual Programs Room
Find out about all the new titles that have been added to our collection each month, including fiction, nonfiction, DVDs and magazines. Book and DVD suggestions are welcome. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 yrs.+

Thu, Oct 26, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Auditorium
This 10-week course is designed for adults who do not speak any English. The semester runs September 25- December 11. Certified teachers will provide English language instruction in-person at the library. Registration is required and will be for the full 10-week course. Space is limited. For more information, contact adultlearning@mdpls.org, call 786-988-6817, or visit www.mdpls.org/adultlearning. Ages 18 yrs.+
Registration is now closed

Canceled
Thu, Oct 26, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bring your knitting needles and yarn to learn the basics from our experienced instructor. Bring your own project to work on or follow along as we guide you through the essentials. Registration is required. For more information, please contact 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Fri, Oct 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Connect with your own creativity and allow your inner artist to flourish through collage artwork. Each class will explore the basic techniques for constructing collage from scratch - cutting, gluing and using water-based paints. Classes will include activities to build dialogue and the use of historical and contemporary examples of collage. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Fri, Oct 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Practice your English-language reading skills while improving your listening comprehension. Participants will take turns reading parts of a selected story aloud and then discuss it with other learners. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Fri, Oct 27, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Auditorium
Join art instructor Barbara Freiberg as she teaches you step by step how to draw a spooky haunted house. Materials will be provided. Younger children may need adult assistance. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 12 yrs.

Sat, Oct 28, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Certified teachers meet with small groups of students in one-hour sessions to provide homework help and tutoring in reading, math, and science. Students are encouraged to bring homework material or school assignments for assistance in specific subject areas. This free service is available to all students in grades K-12. For more information, contact tutoring@mdpls.org, call 305-375-1413, or visit www.mdpls.org/tutor. Funded in part by The Children's Trust.

Sat, Oct 28, 10:00am - 11:00am
Read your favorite stories alongside a friendly dog! Reading aloud to a registered therapy dog may help improve literacy skills and boost confidence. Bring your own book or choose from the library's collection. Presented by the Alliance of Therapy Dogs. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 0 - 12 yrs.

Sat, Oct 28, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Auditorium
Let's dance! Join us and the Society of Creative Anachronism in person for a bit of history through Renaissance Dance. Learn the traditional dances of Italy, France, and England - the building blocks of American Square dancing. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Sat, Oct 28, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Get creative and have fun! Join us for fun art workshops open to all ages and abilities taught by local artists. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. All ages.

Sat, Oct 28, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn computer basics, including how to use a mouse get on the internet, set up and use an email account and more! Use one of our laptops or feel free to bring your own device. Taught by instructors from Collective Sistahood. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Oct 28, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Join your peers for a lively in-person book discussion. For more information, please contact 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Oct 28, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Bring your family and friends and join us to play a variety of board and card games. All levels are welcome. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 10 yrs.+

Sat, Oct 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Enjoy a musical performance from this acclaimed New York-based trio - a provocative blend of Modern Jazz, American Folk and Synth Pop. Join saxophonist Daniel Bennett, hailed as one of the most original and unpredictable musical voices of his generation. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. All ages.

Mon, Oct 30, 10:30am - 11:30am
Auditorium
Enjoy stories, music, and playtime for toddlers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Mon, Oct 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sharpen your chess skills by playing with others! Fun for beginners and more advanced players alike. Meets in the auditorium. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 8 yrs.+

Mon, Oct 30, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Auditorium
Explore the transformative power of creating mixed media art using recyclable materials such as cloth, paper, wood, paint and small objects. Gain healing through this holistic approach to health and wellness. Presented by Marcella Briggs, CEO and founder of Flawless Transformation. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Tue, Oct 31, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

Wed, Nov 01, 10:00am - 11:30am
Falun Gong is an ancient, high level Chinese practice that uses gentle movements and meditation to cultivate the body, mind and spirit. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact (305) 931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Nov 01, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Auditorium
Join vegan chef Janay Laing, author of Making Plants Delicious, as she reveals the secrets for creating a perfect cheesecake without dairy ingredients. You will also learn easy tips for vegan baking and receive a free, decadent sample. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Thu, Nov 02, 9:30am - 1:00pm
Free blood pressure screening offered by the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Nov 02, 10:00am - 11:00am
Are you looking to improve your critical thinking skills? Learn methods to recognize and make quality life decisions based on your topics of interest. Facilitated by Dr. Seymour Zeidman. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the library at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 yrs.+

Thu, Nov 02, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Auditorium
Join us for fun and simple coloring activities. Artwork will be combined into one large art piece. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 0 - 11 yrs.

Thu, Nov 02, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Auditorium
This 10-week course is designed for adults who do not speak any English. The semester runs September 25- December 11. Certified teachers will provide English language instruction in-person at the library. Registration is required and will be for the full 10-week course. Space is limited. For more information, contact adultlearning@mdpls.org, call 786-988-6817, or visit www.mdpls.org/adultlearning. Ages 18 yrs.+
Registration is now closed

Canceled
Thu, Nov 02, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bring your knitting needles and yarn to learn the basics from our experienced instructor. Bring your own project to work on or follow along as we guide you through the essentials. Registration is required. For more information, please contact 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Fri, Nov 03, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Connect with your own creativity and allow your inner artist to flourish through collage artwork. Each class will explore the basic techniques for constructing collage from scratch - cutting, gluing and using water-based paints. Classes will include activities to build dialogue and the use of historical and contemporary examples of collage. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Fri, Nov 03, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Auditorium
Join us for a unique and enriching experience that combines the therapeutic benefits of music and art for children and preteens with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other exceptional abilities and needs. The program will provide a safe and inclusive space where they can thrive and express themselves. A trained and board certified music therapist and art therapist will facilitate. For more information, contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 6 - 12 yrs.

Fri, Nov 03, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join us as we listen to acclaimed musical masterpieces and underground oddities and discuss everything that makes these compositions great. The host will play tracks that hold relevance to the day's theme. If there is no theme during a day, guests are allowed to bring their own instruments, and jam, improvise, or perform songs as a way to express themselves or learn to hone their skills. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 13 yrs.+

Sat, Nov 04, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Certified teachers meet with small groups of students in one-hour sessions to provide homework help and tutoring in reading, math, and science. Students are encouraged to bring homework material or school assignments for assistance in specific subject areas. This free service is available to all students in grades K-12. For more information, contact tutoring@mdpls.org, call 305-375-1413, or visit www.mdpls.org/tutor. Funded in part by The Children's Trust.

Sat, Nov 04, 10:00am - 11:00am
Read your favorite stories alongside a friendly dog! Reading aloud to a registered therapy dog may help improve literacy skills and boost confidence. Bring your own book or choose from the library's collection. Presented by the Alliance of Therapy Dogs. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 0 - 12 yrs.

Sat, Nov 04, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Conference Room
Join us for an immersive experience in learning Haitian Creole. These language classes are suitable for beginner to intermediate learners and are a great way to acquire basic language proficiency for workplace use or to practice conversation skills. Registration is required. For more information, please contact (305) 931-5512. Ages 12 yrs.+

Sat, Nov 04, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn computer basics, including how to use a mouse get on the internet, set up and use an email account and more! Use one of our laptops or feel free to bring your own device. Taught by instructors from Collective Sistahood. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Nov 04, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Bring your family and friends and join us to play a variety of board and card games. All levels are welcome. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 10 yrs.+

Mon, Nov 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
Auditorium
Enjoy stories, music, and playtime for toddlers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Mon, Nov 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sharpen your chess skills by playing with others! Fun for beginners and more advanced players alike. Meets in the auditorium. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 8 yrs.+

Mon, Nov 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Auditorium
Explore the transformative power of creating mixed media art using recyclable materials such as cloth, paper, wood, paint and small objects. Gain healing through this holistic approach to health and wellness. Presented by Marcella Briggs, CEO and founder of Flawless Transformation. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Mon, Nov 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Need help with your electronic device? Instructors from Generation Technology will be available to offer assistance. Please bring your device for hands-on learning. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Nov 07, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

Wed, Nov 08, 10:00am - 11:30am
Falun Gong is an ancient, high level Chinese practice that uses gentle movements and meditation to cultivate the body, mind and spirit. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact (305) 931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Nov 08, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Auditorium
Join vegan chef Janay Laing, author of "Making Plants Delicious," for an introduction to the art of making vegan chili. Learn her technique for creating amazing chili using plant-based beef, colorful vegetables and dairy-free sour cream. Attendees will be treated to a free cup of her award-winning chili. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Thu, Nov 09, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn about the many services of the Office of State Attorney from a Community Outreach Representative including help with child support, rights restoration, domestic violence, elder exploitation, and human trafficking. Table will be in the lobby of the library. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org.

Thu, Nov 09, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Auditorium
This 10-week course is designed for adults who do not speak any English. The semester runs September 25- December 11. Certified teachers will provide English language instruction in-person at the library. Registration is required and will be for the full 10-week course. Space is limited. For more information, contact adultlearning@mdpls.org, call 786-988-6817, or visit www.mdpls.org/adultlearning. Ages 18 yrs.+
Registration is now closed

Canceled
Thu, Nov 09, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bring your knitting needles and yarn to learn the basics from our experienced instructor. Bring your own project to work on or follow along as we guide you through the essentials. Registration is required. For more information, please contact 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Sat, Nov 11, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Certified teachers meet with small groups of students in one-hour sessions to provide homework help and tutoring in reading, math, and science. Students are encouraged to bring homework material or school assignments for assistance in specific subject areas. This free service is available to all students in grades K-12. For more information, contact tutoring@mdpls.org, call 305-375-1413, or visit www.mdpls.org/tutor. Funded in part by The Children's Trust.

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

Sat, Nov 11, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Conference Room
Join us for an immersive experience in learning Haitian Creole. These language classes are suitable for beginner to intermediate learners and are a great way to acquire basic language proficiency for workplace use or to practice conversation skills. Registration is required. For more information, please contact (305) 931-5512. Ages 12 yrs.+

Sat, Nov 11, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn computer basics, including how to use a mouse get on the internet, set up and use an email account and more! Use one of our laptops or feel free to bring your own device. Taught by instructors from Collective Sistahood. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Nov 11, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Bring your family and friends and join us to play a variety of board and card games. All levels are welcome. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 10 yrs.+

Mon, Nov 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Auditorium
Enjoy stories, music, and playtime for toddlers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Mon, Nov 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Practice your English-language reading skills while improving your listening comprehension. Participants will take turns reading parts of a selected story aloud and then discuss it with other learners. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Nov 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sharpen your chess skills by playing with others! Fun for beginners and more advanced players alike. Meets in the auditorium. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 8 yrs.+

Mon, Nov 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Auditorium
Explore the transformative power of creating mixed media art using recyclable materials such as cloth, paper, wood, paint and small objects. Gain healing through this holistic approach to health and wellness. Presented by Marcella Briggs, CEO and founder of Flawless Transformation. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Mon, Nov 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Need help with your electronic device? Instructors from Generation Technology will be available to offer assistance. Please bring your device for hands-on learning. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Nov 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

Wed, Nov 15, 10:00am - 11:30am
Falun Gong is an ancient, high level Chinese practice that uses gentle movements and meditation to cultivate the body, mind and spirit. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact (305) 931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Nov 15, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Auditorium
Join vegan chef Janay Laing, author of Making Plants Delicious, to learn how to make a classic American breakfast of bacon, eggs and sausage using 100% plant-based ingredients. You will also learn Janay's secrets for blending the best breakfast smoothies. Healthy, delicious samples will be provided. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Thu, Nov 16, 10:00am - 11:00am
Are you looking to improve your critical thinking skills? Learn methods to recognize and make quality life decisions based on your topics of interest. Facilitated by Dr. Seymour Zeidman. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the library at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 yrs.+

Thu, Nov 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Northeast-Dade Aventura Virtual Programs Room
Earn community service hours while helping us make the library an even better place for you and your friends! Participate in planning and implementing events and providing feedback about books, movies, video games and more. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 16 - 18 yrs.

Thu, Nov 16, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Auditorium
Enjoy a dynamic art program designed to help kids explore their inner creativity, from painting to collage. Presented by local art magnet student instructors. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 6 - 11 yrs.

Thu, Nov 16, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Auditorium
This 10-week course is designed for adults who do not speak any English. The semester runs September 25- December 11. Certified teachers will provide English language instruction in-person at the library. Registration is required and will be for the full 10-week course. Space is limited. For more information, contact adultlearning@mdpls.org, call 786-988-6817, or visit www.mdpls.org/adultlearning. Ages 18 yrs.+
Registration is now closed

Fri, Nov 17, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Connect with your own creativity and allow your inner artist to flourish through collage artwork. Each class will explore the basic techniques for constructing collage from scratch - cutting, gluing and using water-based paints. Classes will include activities to build dialogue and the use of historical and contemporary examples of collage. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Fri, Nov 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Practice your English-language reading skills while improving your listening comprehension. Participants will take turns reading parts of a selected story aloud and then discuss it with other learners. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Fri, Nov 17, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join us as we listen to acclaimed musical masterpieces and underground oddities and discuss everything that makes these compositions great. The host will play tracks that hold relevance to the day's theme. If there is no theme during a day, guests are allowed to bring their own instruments, and jam, improvise, or perform songs as a way to express themselves or learn to hone their skills. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 13 yrs.+

Sat, Nov 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
Read your favorite stories alongside a friendly dog! Reading aloud to a registered therapy dog may help improve literacy skills and boost confidence. Bring your own book or choose from the library's collection. Presented by the Alliance of Therapy Dogs. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 0 - 12 yrs.

Sat, Nov 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Get creative and have fun! Join us for fun art workshops open to all ages and abilities taught by local artists. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. All ages.

Sat, Nov 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Conference Room
Join us for an immersive experience in learning Haitian Creole. These language classes are suitable for beginner to intermediate learners and are a great way to acquire basic language proficiency for workplace use or to practice conversation skills. Registration is required. For more information, please contact (305) 931-5512. Ages 12 yrs.+

Sat, Nov 18, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Auditorium
Let's dance! Join us and the Society of Creative Anachronism in person for a bit of history through Renaissance Dance. Learn the traditional dances of Italy, France, and England - the building blocks of American Square dancing. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Sat, Nov 18, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn computer basics, including how to use a mouse get on the internet, set up and use an email account and more! Use one of our laptops or feel free to bring your own device. Taught by instructors from Collective Sistahood. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Nov 18, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Join your peers for a lively in-person book discussion. For more information, please contact 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Nov 18, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Bring your family and friends and join us to play a variety of board and card games. All levels are welcome. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 10 yrs.+

Sat, Nov 18, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Bring your family and friends and join us to play a variety of board and card games. All levels are welcome. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 10 yrs.+

Mon, Nov 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Auditorium
Enjoy stories, music, and playtime for toddlers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Mon, Nov 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sharpen your chess skills by playing with others! Fun for beginners and more advanced players alike. Meets in the auditorium. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 8 yrs.+

Mon, Nov 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Auditorium
Explore the transformative power of creating mixed media art using recyclable materials such as cloth, paper, wood, paint and small objects. Gain healing through this holistic approach to health and wellness. Presented by Marcella Briggs, CEO and founder of Flawless Transformation. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Tue, Nov 21, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

Wed, Nov 22, 10:00am - 11:30am
Falun Gong is an ancient, high level Chinese practice that uses gentle movements and meditation to cultivate the body, mind and spirit. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact (305) 931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Nov 25, 10:00am - 11:00am
Read your favorite stories alongside a friendly dog! Reading aloud to a registered therapy dog may help improve literacy skills and boost confidence. Bring your own book or choose from the library's collection. Presented by the Alliance of Therapy Dogs. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 0 - 12 yrs.

Mon, Nov 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
Auditorium
Enjoy stories, music, and playtime for toddlers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Mon, Nov 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sharpen your chess skills by playing with others! Fun for beginners and more advanced players alike. Meets in the auditorium. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 8 yrs.+

Mon, Nov 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Auditorium
Explore the transformative power of creating mixed media art using recyclable materials such as cloth, paper, wood, paint and small objects. Gain healing through this holistic approach to health and wellness. Presented by Marcella Briggs, CEO and founder of Flawless Transformation. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Mon, Nov 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Need help with your electronic device? Instructors from Generation Technology will be available to offer assistance. Please bring your device for hands-on learning. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Nov 28, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

Wed, Nov 29, 10:00am - 11:30am
Falun Gong is an ancient, high level Chinese practice that uses gentle movements and meditation to cultivate the body, mind and spirit. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact (305) 931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Nov 30, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Northeast-Dade Aventura Virtual Programs Room
Find out about all the new titles that have been added to our collection each month, including fiction, nonfiction, DVDs and magazines. Book and DVD suggestions are welcome. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 yrs.+

Thu, Nov 30, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Auditorium
This 10-week course is designed for adults who do not speak any English. The semester runs September 25- December 11. Certified teachers will provide English language instruction in-person at the library. Registration is required and will be for the full 10-week course. Space is limited. For more information, contact adultlearning@mdpls.org, call 786-988-6817, or visit www.mdpls.org/adultlearning. Ages 18 yrs.+
Registration is now closed

Canceled
Thu, Nov 30, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bring your knitting needles and yarn to learn the basics from our experienced instructor. Bring your own project to work on or follow along as we guide you through the essentials. Registration is required. For more information, please contact 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Fri, Dec 01, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Connect with your own creativity and allow your inner artist to flourish through collage artwork. Each class will explore the basic techniques for constructing collage from scratch - cutting, gluing and using water-based paints. Classes will include activities to build dialogue and the use of historical and contemporary examples of collage. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Canceled
Fri, Dec 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Practice your English-language reading skills while improving your listening comprehension. Participants will take turns reading parts of a selected story aloud and then discuss it with other learners. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Fri, Dec 01, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join us as we listen to acclaimed musical masterpieces and underground oddities and discuss everything that makes these compositions great. The host will play tracks that hold relevance to the day's theme. If there is no theme during a day, guests are allowed to bring their own instruments, and jam, improvise, or perform songs as a way to express themselves or learn to hone their skills. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 13 yrs.+

Sat, Dec 02, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Certified teachers meet with small groups of students in one-hour sessions to provide homework help and tutoring in reading, math, and science. Students are encouraged to bring homework material or school assignments for assistance in specific subject areas. This free service is available to all students in grades K-12. For more information, contact tutoring@mdpls.org, call 305-375-1413, or visit www.mdpls.org/tutor. Funded in part by The Children's Trust.

Sat, Dec 02, 10:00am - 11:00am
Read your favorite stories alongside a friendly dog! Reading aloud to a registered therapy dog may help improve literacy skills and boost confidence. Bring your own book or choose from the library's collection. Presented by the Alliance of Therapy Dogs. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 0 - 12 yrs.

Sat, Dec 02, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Join artist Anna Goraczko to try out a camera-less photography technique that uses the sun's UV rays to create one-of-a-kind prints. Using found objects, such as plants and everyday items, you'll create a unique print all your own! Materials will be provided. Please bring any items you wish to print. For more information, please contact the library at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 8 yrs.+

Sat, Dec 02, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Conference Room
Join us for an immersive experience in learning Haitian Creole. These language classes are suitable for beginner to intermediate learners and are a great way to acquire basic language proficiency for workplace use or to practice conversation skills. Registration is required. For more information, please contact (305) 931-5512. Ages 12 yrs.+

Sat, Dec 02, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn computer basics, including how to use a mouse get on the internet, set up and use an email account and more! Use one of our laptops or feel free to bring your own device. Taught by instructors from Collective Sistahood. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Dec 02, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Bring your family and friends and join us to play a variety of board and card games. All levels are welcome. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 10 yrs.+