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Heroes In My House: A Magical Journey Through Black History

Presented by Fantasy Theatre Factory

2024-02-17 14:00:00 2024-02-17 15:00:00 America/New_York Heroes In My House: A Magical Journey Through Black History Filled with beautiful, original music, dancing and comedy, this feel-good show educates while it entertains. Learn about aspects of Black history while celebrating the contributions Black Americans have made and continue to make to American history. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrap@mdpls.org. All ages. Northeast Dade-Aventura Branch - Auditorium

Saturday, February 17
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-02-17 14:00:00 2024-02-17 15:00:00 America/New_York Heroes In My House: A Magical Journey Through Black History Filled with beautiful, original music, dancing and comedy, this feel-good show educates while it entertains. Learn about aspects of Black history while celebrating the contributions Black Americans have made and continue to make to American history. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrap@mdpls.org. All ages. Northeast Dade-Aventura Branch - Auditorium

Filled with beautiful, original music, dancing and comedy, this feel-good show educates while it entertains. Learn about aspects of Black history while celebrating the contributions Black Americans have made and continue to make to American history. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrap@mdpls.org. All ages.

Northeast Dade-Aventura Branch

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

Hours
Mon, Feb 26 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Feb 27 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Feb 28 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Feb 29 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Mar 01 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Mar 02 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Mar 03 Closed

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

Upcoming events

Mon, Mar 04, 9:30am - 11:00am
Conference Room
Weekly sessions offered by Cayuga Centers in conjunction with The Children's Trust. Topics covered include positive discipline, attachment, communication, setting limits, and more led by Maria Soledad Lizarraga, B.A. Psychology and Developmental Specialist, PACE Program. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Mar 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Enjoy stories, songs and activities for toddlers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Tue, Mar 05, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Auditorium
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

Wed, Mar 06, 10:00am - 11:30am
Northeast-Dade Aventura Virtual Programs Room
Falun Gong is an ancient, high level Chinese practice that uses gentle movements and meditation to cultivate the body, mind and spirit. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Mar 07, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Auditorium
Join us for fun and simple coloring activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 11 yrs. and under.

Thu, Mar 07, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
This 10-week course is designed for adults who do not speak any English. The semester runs January 11- March 14. 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

Sat, Mar 09, 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, Mar 09, 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, Mar 09, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us for immersive language classes and learn how to speak Haitian Creole. Classes are suitable for beginning to intermediate learners and are a great way to acquire basic language proficiency for workplace use or to enhance conversational skills. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Sat, Mar 09, 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, Mar 09, 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.

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

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

Mon, Mar 11, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Northeast-Dade Aventura Virtual Programs Room
Practice your English-language reading skills while improving your listening comprehension. Participants will take turns reading parts of a selected story aloud and then discuss it with other learners. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Mar 11, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cafe
Expand your literary horizons and connect with other kids in our book club. Kids will read specific books prior to the meeting and discuss them. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 6 - 11 yrs.

Tue, Mar 12, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Auditorium
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

Wed, Mar 13, 10:00am - 11:30am
Northeast-Dade Aventura Virtual Programs Room
Falun Gong is an ancient, high level Chinese practice that uses gentle movements and meditation to cultivate the body, mind and spirit. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Mar 14, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Conference Room
Meditation brings about greater happiness, focus, and sleep quality. Help support your emotional and spiritual well-being in these trying times. Leverage the energies of the zodiacal signs in each of the moons. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Mar 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Relax and have fun playing video games at the library. Play solo or with a friend. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 6 - 18 yrs.

Thu, Mar 14, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
This 10-week course is designed for adults who do not speak any English. The semester runs January 11- March 14. 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

Sat, Mar 16, 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, Mar 16, 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, Mar 16, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn computer basics, including how to use a mouse get on the internet, set up and use an email account and more! Use one of our laptops or feel free to bring your own device. Taught by instructors from Collective Sistahood. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Mar 18, 9:30am - 11:00am
Conference Room
Weekly sessions offered by Cayuga Centers in conjunction with The Children's Trust. Topics covered include positive discipline, attachment, communication, setting limits, and more led by Maria Soledad Lizarraga, B.A. Psychology and Developmental Specialist, PACE Program. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

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

Tue, Mar 19, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Auditorium
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

Wed, Mar 20, 10:00am - 11:30am
Northeast-Dade Aventura Virtual Programs Room
Falun Gong is an ancient, high level Chinese practice that uses gentle movements and meditation to cultivate the body, mind and spirit. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Mar 21, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Enjoy a dynamic art program designed to help kids explore their inner creativity, from painting to collage. Presented by local art magnet student instructors. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 6 - 11 yrs.

Thu, Mar 21, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Cafe ,Conference Room
This educational seminar, participants will learn about eligibility, enrollment periods, supplements vs. Medicare Advantage plans, drug coverage, and pharmaceutical assistance programs. You will have the opportunity to ask questions. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Mar 23, 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, Mar 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us for immersive language classes and learn how to speak Haitian Creole. Classes are suitable for beginning to intermediate learners and are a great way to acquire basic language proficiency for workplace use or to enhance conversational skills. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Sat, Mar 23, 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, Mar 23, 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.

Mon, Mar 25, 9:30am - 11:00am
Conference Room
Weekly sessions offered by Cayuga Centers in conjunction with The Children's Trust. Topics covered include positive discipline, attachment, communication, setting limits, and more led by Maria Soledad Lizarraga, B.A. Psychology and Developmental Specialist, PACE Program. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Mar 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Enjoy stories, songs and activities for toddlers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Mon, Mar 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Northeast-Dade Aventura Virtual Programs Room
Practice your English-language reading skills while improving your listening comprehension. Participants will take turns reading parts of a selected story aloud and then discuss it with other learners. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Mar 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Auditorium
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

Wed, Mar 27, 10:00am - 11:30am
Northeast-Dade Aventura Virtual Programs Room
Falun Gong is an ancient, high level Chinese practice that uses gentle movements and meditation to cultivate the body, mind and spirit. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Mar 27, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Auditorium
Join us for an exciting and educational adventure as we dive into the world of science through hands-on arts and crafts activities. Dress up as your favorite female scientist and celebrate the incredible contributions of women in science. For more information, please contact the library at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 0 - 12 yrs.

Thu, Mar 28, 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, Mar 28, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
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.+

Sat, Mar 30, 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, Mar 30, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us for immersive language classes and learn how to speak Haitian Creole. Classes are suitable for beginning to intermediate learners and are a great way to acquire basic language proficiency for workplace use or to enhance conversational skills. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

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

Mon, Apr 01, 9:30am - 11:00am
Conference Room
Weekly sessions offered by Cayuga Centers in conjunction with The Children's Trust. Topics covered include positive discipline, attachment, communication, setting limits, and more led by Maria Soledad Lizarraga, B.A. Psychology and Developmental Specialist, PACE Program. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

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

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

Mon, Apr 01, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Need help with your electronic device? Instructors from Generation Technology will be available assist you. 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, Apr 02, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Auditorium
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

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

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

Wed, Apr 03, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Do you enjoy writing stories, essays or poems? Join our vibrant and supportive community for aspiring writers. Share insights, learn valuable tips and engage in open discussions. For more information, please contact 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 8 - 18 yrs.

Thu, Apr 04, 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, Apr 04, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Auditorium
Join us for fun and simple coloring activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 11 yrs. and under.

Fri, Apr 05, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Join us for a musical journey! Whether it's acclaimed masterpieces or intriguing underground oddities, come listen and discuss what makes these compositions stand out. Event includes host-curated tracks related to the day's theme. Open mic on non-themed days: bring your instrument, jam, improvise or showcase your talents. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 13 yrs.+

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

Sat, Apr 06, 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, Apr 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us for immersive language classes and learn how to speak Haitian Creole. Classes are suitable for beginning to intermediate learners and are a great way to acquire basic language proficiency for workplace use or to enhance conversational skills. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

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

Sat, Apr 06, 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.

Mon, Apr 08, 9:30am - 11:00am
Conference Room
Weekly sessions offered by Cayuga Centers in conjunction with The Children's Trust. Topics covered include positive discipline, attachment, communication, setting limits, and more led by Maria Soledad Lizarraga, B.A. Psychology and Developmental Specialist, PACE Program. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Apr 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Enjoy stories, songs and activities for toddlers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

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

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

Mon, Apr 08, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cafe
Expand your literary horizons and connect with other kids in our book club. Kids will read specific books prior to the meeting and discuss them. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 6 - 11 yrs.

Mon, Apr 08, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Be prepared for success in today's digital world! Learn essential skills in coding, computer navigation, safe internet usage and how to conduct research. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 8-12 yrs.

Mon, Apr 08, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Need help with your electronic device? Instructors from Generation Technology will be available assist you. 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, Apr 09, 10:00am - 11:00am
Enjoy a collection of whimsical short films that celebrate touch and sound, in "Music and Materials" presented by Sockz Studio, which offers a unique and inclusive experience. Engage in tactile exploration with a hands-on art and puppetry demo, a sensory-rich adventure of imagination and joy! For more information contact 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. All ages.

Tue, Apr 09, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Auditorium
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

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

Wed, Apr 10, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Do you enjoy writing stories, essays or poems? Join our vibrant and supportive community for aspiring writers. Share insights, learn valuable tips and engage in open discussions. For more information, please contact 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 8 - 18 yrs.

Thu, Apr 11, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Auditorium
Relax and have fun playing video games at the library. Play solo or with a friend. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 6 - 18 yrs.

Fri, Apr 12, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Join us for a musical journey! Whether it's acclaimed masterpieces or intriguing underground oddities, come listen and discuss what makes these compositions stand out. Event includes host-curated tracks related to the day's theme. Open mic on non-themed days: bring your instrument, jam, improvise or showcase your talents. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 13 yrs.+

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

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

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

Mon, Apr 15, 9:30am - 11:00am
Conference Room
Weekly sessions offered by Cayuga Centers in conjunction with The Children's Trust. Topics covered include positive discipline, attachment, communication, setting limits, and more led by Maria Soledad Lizarraga, B.A. Psychology and Developmental Specialist, PACE Program. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Apr 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Enjoy stories, songs and activities for toddlers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

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

Mon, Apr 15, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Need help with your electronic device? Instructors from Generation Technology will be available assist you. 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, Apr 16, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Auditorium
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

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

Wed, Apr 17, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Do you enjoy writing stories, essays or poems? Join our vibrant and supportive community for aspiring writers. Share insights, learn valuable tips and engage in open discussions. For more information, please contact 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 8 - 18 yrs.

Wed, Apr 17, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Auditorium
Join us in a fun and hands-on experience for kids to repurpose material into imaginative crafts and decorative items, promoting environmental awareness and creativity. For more information contact 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 3-11 yrs.

Thu, Apr 18, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Enjoy a dynamic art program designed to help kids explore their inner creativity, from painting to collage. Presented by local art magnet student instructors. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 6 - 11 yrs.

Fri, Apr 19, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Join us for a musical journey! Whether it's acclaimed masterpieces or intriguing underground oddities, come listen and discuss what makes these compositions stand out. Event includes host-curated tracks related to the day's theme. Open mic on non-themed days: bring your instrument, jam, improvise or showcase your talents. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 13 yrs.+

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

Sat, Apr 20, 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, Apr 20, 10:00am - 3:00pm
The Miami-Dade Public Library System is seeking volunteer tutors for Project L.E.A.D. (Literacy for Every Adult in Dade). Join us for an informative workshop designed to train volunteer literacy tutors in reading strategies and techniques to teach adult learners to read and write. For more information, please contact 305-375-5323 or watsons@mdpls.org. Ages 18 yrs.+

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

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

Sat, Apr 20, 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.

Mon, Apr 22, 9:30am - 11:00am
Conference Room
Weekly sessions offered by Cayuga Centers in conjunction with The Children's Trust. Topics covered include positive discipline, attachment, communication, setting limits, and more led by Maria Soledad Lizarraga, B.A. Psychology and Developmental Specialist, PACE Program. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Apr 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Enjoy stories, songs and activities for toddlers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

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

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

Mon, Apr 22, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Be prepared for success in today's digital world! Learn essential skills in coding, computer navigation, safe internet usage and how to conduct research. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 8-12 yrs.

Mon, Apr 22, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Need help with your electronic device? Instructors from Generation Technology will be available assist you. 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, Apr 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Auditorium
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

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

Wed, Apr 24, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Do you enjoy writing stories, essays or poems? Join our vibrant and supportive community for aspiring writers. Share insights, learn valuable tips and engage in open discussions. For more information, please contact 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 8 - 18 yrs.

Thu, Apr 25, 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, Apr 25, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
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.+

Fri, Apr 26, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Join us for a musical journey! Whether it's acclaimed masterpieces or intriguing underground oddities, come listen and discuss what makes these compositions stand out. Event includes host-curated tracks related to the day's theme. Open mic on non-themed days: bring your instrument, jam, improvise or showcase your talents. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 13 yrs.+

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

Sat, Apr 27, 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, Apr 27, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Let's dance! Join the Society of Creative Anachronism in person for a bit of history through Renaissance Dance. Learn the traditional dances of Italy, France, and England - the building blocks of American Square dancing. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

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

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

Mon, Apr 29, 9:30am - 11:00am
Conference Room
Weekly sessions offered by Cayuga Centers in conjunction with The Children's Trust. Topics covered include positive discipline, attachment, communication, setting limits, and more led by Maria Soledad Lizarraga, B.A. Psychology and Developmental Specialist, PACE Program. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Apr 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Enjoy stories, songs and activities for toddlers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Mon, Apr 29, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Sharpen your chess skills by playing with others! Fun for beginners and more advanced players alike. Meets in the auditorium. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 8 yrs.+

Mon, Apr 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Need help with your electronic device? Instructors from Generation Technology will be available assist you. 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, Apr 30, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Auditorium
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

Wed, May 01, 10:00am - 11:30am
Northeast-Dade Aventura Virtual Programs Room
Falun Gong is an ancient, high level Chinese practice that uses gentle movements and meditation to cultivate the body, mind and spirit. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, May 01, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Do you enjoy writing stories, essays or poems? Join our vibrant and supportive community for aspiring writers. Share insights, learn valuable tips and engage in open discussions. For more information, please contact 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 8 - 18 yrs.

Thu, May 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, May 02, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Auditorium
Join us for fun and simple coloring activities. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 11 yrs. and under.