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Community Services

Community Services

Library Programs and Services for the Community
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Ask A Librarian

Provides Florida residents with virtual reference services through live chat and text messaging from 10 a.m. to midnight Sunday through Thursday (ET), and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday (ET).

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InterLibrary Loan

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

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Suggestions for Purchase

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

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Mobile Library

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

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Museum Pass

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

Connections: 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.

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Talking Books & Braille

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.

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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.

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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.

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Meeting Room Rental

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