Library offers September programs

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 0 Comments

Library offers September programs
The Miami Lakes branch of the Miami-Dade Public Library System is hosting the following events in September:
For Children and Families
Crafty Little Fingers Tuesdays, Sept. 3, 10, 17 and 24, 11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Join us as we make a variety of craft projects while supplies last. Smaller toddlers may need help. No registration needed.

Movies for Kids*
Wednesdays, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. For families and friends:
Sept. 4 – “Mary Poppins” (G)
Sept. 11 – “Mary Poppins Returns” (PG)
Sept. 18 – “Buzz Lightyear of Star Command” (TV-G)
Sept. 25 – “Toy Story 2” (PG)

*Made possible by the Town of Miami Lakes Educational Advisory Board

Talking is Teaching. Talk, Read, Sing For Toddlers in English and Spanish/en Dos Idiomas
Thursdays, Sept. 5, 12, 19 and 26, 11 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Stories, songs and activities for toddlers, best for ages 18 months to 3 years.

Furry Tales
Saturday, Sept. 14, 10:30 a.m. – Noon
This program aims to improve the literacy skills of children, with the assistance of therapy dogs that serve as mentors. Readers may bring a book or choose one from the library’s collection.
Lego Club: Make your Fidget Spinner
Saturday, Sept. 21, 11 a.m. - Noon
For ages 5 and up, Use Lego pieces to create your own fidget spinner. The activity is followed by free play. Supplies are limited. Please contact the branch to register.

STEM Saturdays
Saturday, Sept. 7, 10 a.m. - Noon
Enjoy fun, hands on activities with FIU undergraduate and medical students who will discuss the scientific method. Ages 5 - 15 welcome. Questions: contact

For Teenagers
Retro Game Night
Mondays, Sept. 9,16, 23 and 30, 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Enjoy a blast from the past! Play retro video games on the big screen or classic board games around the table. For ages 8 to18.

Teen Club Presents: “Captain Marvel” (PG -13)*
Tuesday, Sept. 3 4 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
U.S. Air Force pilot Carol Dawson becomes Captain Marvel and finds herself in a battle for the galaxy.

Teen Club Presents: Skull Makeup 101*
Tuesday, Sept. 10, 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
A fun-filled, hands-on class about face and body painting that will open students’ creativity in a new way.

*Made possible by the Town of Miami Lakes Educational Advisory Board.

Teen Club
Tuesdays, Sept. 17 and 24, 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
For ages 12 to 18, play videogames, watch anime, draw, participate in STEAM activities and more! Call the branch for details.

Miss Latina’s Sewing Workshop*
Saturday, Sept. 21, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Join performer Miss Latina as she teaches beginner sewers how to make their own fanny packs. Sewing machine and materials included. Space is limited; good for ages 10 and up. Contact the branch to register.

*Made possible by the Town of Miami Lakes Educational Advisory Board.

For Adults

Circulo de Lectores – Book in for Readers in Spanish
Wednesday, Sept, 4, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Participe en una grata discusión, compartiendo sus opiniones y sugerencias sobre el título selecto del mes.

Purls of Wisdom
Tuesdays, Sept. 3, 10, 17 and 24, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Learn basic knitting and stitching. Materials will be provided. Best for ages 18 and up.

Strum the Lute: Tai Chi for Beginners
Wednesdays, Sept. 4, 11, 18 and 25, 11 a.m. - Noon
Practice this ancient tradition with us and learn gentle movements to increase your strength, flexibility and balance. This class is led by our library staff. Best for ages 18 and up.

Fridays, Sept. 6, 13, 20 and 27, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Join us for meditation, a discipline that helps develop inner calm, clear thinking and personal well-being.

Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, Sept. 17, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Call the branch for this month’s title.

U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Miami, Staff Outreach
Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. A
member of the congressman’s staff will be available to discuss federal issues and address any concerns a constituent may have with a federal agency.

Miami Lakes Branch Library
6699 Windmill Gate Rd, Miami Lakes, FL 33014
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