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Celebrating Black History Month Through Stories

2024-02-24 15:00:00 2024-02-24 17:30:00 America/New_York Celebrating Black History Month Through Stories Join us for a celebration of Black history and culture with interactive stories, songs, dances, and more! Presented by the Miami-Dade Public Library System Story Troupe and other special guests. For more information, please contact the library at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. All ages. Arcola Lakes Branch -

Saturday, February 24
3:00pm - 5:30pm

Add to Calendar 2024-02-24 15:00:00 2024-02-24 17:30:00 America/New_York Celebrating Black History Month Through Stories Join us for a celebration of Black history and culture with interactive stories, songs, dances, and more! Presented by the Miami-Dade Public Library System Story Troupe and other special guests. For more information, please contact the library at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. All ages. Arcola Lakes Branch -

Join us for a celebration of Black history and culture with interactive stories, songs, dances, and more! Presented by the Miami-Dade Public Library System Story Troupe and other special guests. For more information, please contact the library at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. All ages.

Arcola Lakes Branch

customercare@mdpls.org
Phone: 305-694-2707
Branch manager
Krystal Powell

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

Branch manager
Krystal Powell
Address
8240 Northwest 7th Avenue
Miami, FL 33150
Tel: 305-694-2707

Upcoming events

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, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Join local author Charnese Brown as she shares her book "Look at Me!," a colorful picture book about career day and following your dreams. After the reading, enjoy a coloring activity and a career day dress-up activity. Registration is required. For information contact 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 4-6 yrs.

Sat, Apr 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Unleash your inner creativity and make your own unique masterpiece! For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 5 - 12 yrs.

Mon, Apr 15, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join us for evenings filled with strategy, laughter, and the joy of discovering new games while forging connections that last beyond the tabletop. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 6 yrs.+

Tue, Apr 16, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

Wed, Apr 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
From using a keyboard and email, to surfing the internet and more, learn the basics of how to use a computer, even if you've never used one before. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 55 yrs.+

Wed, Apr 17, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Find comfort and healing in a supportive community that can help you navigate the difficult journey of grief. Presented by Flashlight of Hope, Inc. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. All ages.

Fri, Apr 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Experience the joys of theatre and learn skills, such as improvisation, comedy skits, vocal exercises, expressive movement, public speaking, monologue performance, cold script readings, audition techniques, character development and more! For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@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, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Let us spring forward and create beautiful sustainable floral arrangements in celebration of spring and Earth Day. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 8 yrs. +

Sat, Apr 20, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Multipurpose Room
Join us as we delve into the transformative power of African woods, brass, and metals in musical expression. Featuring insights from Matana Roberts, Angel Bat Dawid, and more, witness the evolution of performance practices and explore the present-day intersection of music and culture. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. All ages.

Mon, Apr 22, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join us for evenings filled with strategy, laughter, and the joy of discovering new games while forging connections that last beyond the tabletop. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 6 yrs.+

Tue, Apr 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

Fri, Apr 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Experience the joys of theatre and learn skills, such as improvisation, comedy skits, vocal exercises, expressive movement, public speaking, monologue performance, cold script readings, audition techniques, character development and more! For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@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, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
An orphaned brother and sister attempt to hide a pack of stray pooches from authorities by checking them in to an abandoned building. 100 mins. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. All ages

Mon, Apr 29, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join us for evenings filled with strategy, laughter, and the joy of discovering new games while forging connections that last beyond the tabletop. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 6 yrs.+

Tue, Apr 30, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

Tue, Apr 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Arcola Lakes Virtual Programs Room
Connect online with a United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) Community Relations Officer to find out about naturalization and other immigration topics. 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 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, May 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
From using a keyboard and email, to surfing the internet and more, learn the basics of how to use a computer, even if you've never used one before. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 55 yrs.+

Wed, May 01, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Find comfort and healing in a supportive community that can help you navigate the difficult journey of grief. Presented by Flashlight of Hope, Inc. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. All ages.

Fri, May 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Experience the joys of theatre and learn skills, such as improvisation, comedy skits, vocal exercises, expressive movement, public speaking, monologue performance, cold script readings, audition techniques, character development and more! For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 13 yrs.+

Sat, May 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, May 04, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Unleash your inner creativity and make your own unique masterpiece! For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 5 - 12 yrs.

Sat, May 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, May 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Unleash your inner creativity and make your own unique masterpiece! For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 5 - 12 yrs.

Wed, May 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
From using a keyboard and email, to surfing the internet and more, learn the basics of how to use a computer, even if you've never used one before. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 55 yrs.+

Wed, May 15, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Find comfort and healing in a supportive community that can help you navigate the difficult journey of grief. Presented by Flashlight of Hope, Inc. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. All ages.

Fri, May 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Experience the joys of theatre and learn skills, such as improvisation, comedy skits, vocal exercises, expressive movement, public speaking, monologue performance, cold script readings, audition techniques, character development and more! For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 13 yrs.+

Sat, May 18, 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, May 18, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Unleash your inner creativity and make your own unique masterpiece! For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 5 - 12 yrs.

Fri, May 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Experience the joys of theatre and learn skills, such as improvisation, comedy skits, vocal exercises, expressive movement, public speaking, monologue performance, cold script readings, audition techniques, character development and more! For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 13 yrs.+

Sat, May 25, 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, May 25, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Multipurpose Room
A prince is transformed into a frog and accidentally curses a beautiful princess with an amphibian form as well when he kisses her in an attempt to break the spell. The two then go a wild journey through the bayous of Louisiana in hopes of finding a voodoo priestess who may be able to restore their true forms. (97 mins.) For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. All ages.

Fri, May 31, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Experience the joys of theatre and learn skills, such as improvisation, comedy skits, vocal exercises, expressive movement, public speaking, monologue performance, cold script readings, audition techniques, character development and more! For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 13 yrs.+

Canceled
Sat, Jun 01, 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, Jun 01, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Unleash your inner creativity and make your own unique masterpiece! For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 5 - 12 yrs.

Wed, Jun 05, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Find comfort and healing in a supportive community that can help you navigate the difficult journey of grief. Presented by Flashlight of Hope, Inc. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. All ages.

Fri, Jun 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Experience the joys of theatre and learn skills, such as improvisation, comedy skits, vocal exercises, expressive movement, public speaking, monologue performance, cold script readings, audition techniques, character development and more! For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 13 yrs.+