Miami Lakes Branch Library sets December events

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 0 Comments

Miami Lakes Branch Library sets December events
Miami Lakes Branch Library announced the following programs that are available for the public during December:
For Children and Families:
Movies and Stories for Kids – Watch favorite movies with family and friends. Movies being shown this month are “Paddington 2,” “Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas,” and “Arthur Christmas.” Events made possible by the Town of Miami Lakes Education Advisory Board at 3 p.m. on Wednesdays, December 5, 12 and 19.
Talking is Teaching. Talk, Read, Sing for Toddlers – Stories, songs and activities for toddlers. Best for ages 18 months to 3 years old at 11 a.m. on Thursdays, December 6, 13 and 20.
Paws to Read – This reading program aims to improve the literacy skills of children through the assistance of therapy dogs who serve as literacy mentors. Bring a book of your own choosing or choose one from the library’s collection at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 8.
Intro to Creative Coding with Code/Art Miami – Girls will learn a few simple codes that they can use to create a picture of themselves. Through their workshops, Code/Art teaches girls how to write computer programs that generate art to fulfill their mission to increase the number of girls studying computer science. Best for children in grades 6-8. Space is limited to contact the branch to register. Meets at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, December 12.
Science in the City – Enjoy hands-on lessons infused with experiments to spark interest in STEM. Each new lesson builds upon the previous. Space is limited so contact branch to register. Best for ages 8-12 years at 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 15.
Holiday Movie Marathon – Join the branch for a marathon of classic holiday movies and shows. Contact the branch for movie titles. Made possible by the Town of Miami Lakes Education Advisory Board. All ages are welcome at 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, December 24.
For Teens:
Teen Club – Play videogames, watch anime, draw, participate in STEAM activities and move. Contact the branch for details. Event scheduled at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, December 11.
Miss Latina’s Sewing Extravaganza – Get crafty with Miss Latina during this special sewing workshop. Pick up basic sewing skills and complete a project to take home and show off to friends. Best of ages 12 and up. Made possible by the Town of Miami Lakes Education Advisory Board at 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 15.
Technobus Visit – Enjoy a visit and hands on demonstrations with the library’s Technobus at 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 29
For Adults:
Purls of Wisdom – Learn basic knitting and stitching. Materials will be provided. Best for ages 18 and up at 2 p.m. on Tuesdays, December 11 and 18.
Strum the Lute: Tai Chi for Beginners – Practice this ancient tradition and learn gentle movements to increase strength, flexibility and balance. Class is led by library staff. Best for ages 18 and up at 11 a.m. on Wednesdays, December 12, 19 and 26.
Meditation – Join in mediation derived from Raja Yoga, a discipline that helps develop inner calm, clear thinking and personal well-being. Meets at 11 a.m. on Fridays, December 7, 14, 21 and 28.
Book Discussion Group – This month’s selection is “The Women in the Castle” by Jessica Shatluck at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 18.
Mario Diaz-Balart Outreach Table - A member of Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart’s staff will be available to discuss federal issues and address any concerns a constituent may have with a federal agency, at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 26.
Miami Lakes Branch Library is located at 6699 Windmill Gate Road and is open Monday and Tuesday from noon to 8 p.m., and Wednesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The branch is closed on Sundays. For more information, call 305-822-6520.

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