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Community Services

24/7 Library

Away from the library? Need library services after hours? The Miami‑Dade Public Library System offers a collection of resources available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Ask A Librarian

Provides Florida residents with virtual reference services through live chat, text messaging or email.

Sunday ‑ Thursday, 10 a.m. ‑ midnight (ET)
Friday ‑ Saturday, 10 a.m. ‑ 5 p.m. (ET)

Assistive Services and Technologies

Assistive Services and Technologies are the library resources that help to make it possible for individuals with a visual, physical, hearing or speech disability to access library materials, equipment and services.

Connections Library Service for the Homebound

Connections loans library materials by mail to individuals who are unable to visit the library in person due to disabilities or conditions of aging.


Get local, state and federal government information.

InterLibrary Loan

Library cardholders can request books, articles and audiovisual materials not part of the Library’s collection from a vast network of libraries.

Jump Start Early Literacy Kits

Jump Start is an early literacy service that offers storytime experiences for babies, toddlers and preschoolers outside of the library.

Learning & Training

Whether it's for homework help, learning a new language, repairing a car, preparing for a test or researching a medical condition, the library's databases connects you to the information you need.

Meeting Room Rental

Meeting rooms may be rented for programs open to the public and held for the benefit of the general public.

Mobile Library

The mobile libraries make scheduled stops each week throughout Miami‑Dade County, bringing books, DVDs, music and audiobooks to the community.

Mobile Printing

Submit documents to print from wherever you are—on the road or a home office, from any internet connected device to various library locations.

Museum Pass

The Museum Pass offers patrons FREE admission for a family of four to enjoy art, culture, entertainment and so much more!

Project L.E.A.D. Adult Literacy

Project L.E.A.D. (Literacy for Every Adult in Dade) is an adult literacy program designed to assist English‑speaking adults who are functionally illiterate.

Suggestions for Purchase

Recommend books, DVDs, eBooks and other materials for the Library to purchase.

Talking Books Braille & Audio Books

The Talking Books Library loans audio and Braille books by mail to persons who have difficulty reading because of blindness, or visual, physical or reading disabilities.

U.S. Passport Application Services

The South Dade Regional Library is an official Passport Application Acceptance Facility for the U.S. Department of State.