Public Affairs Officer
Miami-Dade Public Library System presents Bricks for Kidz
– LEGO challenges designed to educate children as they play –
(Miami, FL – June 15, 2015) The Miami‑Dade Public Library System is proud to present Bricks for Kidz. Kids between 8 and 12‑year‑olds will use LEGOS to build challenging objects. The program is facilitated by an educator who explains the mechanics and engineering of each challenge. These LEGO challenges are designed to educate kids as they play.
In these fun, educational classes, students will experience hands‑on engineering fundamentals as they build motorized models using LEGO Bricks. Bricks for Kidz provides a curriculum which introduces children to engineering, architecture and scientific principles. After‑school programs allow their imagination and creativity to soar during a free‑play building session at the end of each class.
The events will be on the following days and times:
Saturday, June 13, 11 a.m.
Virick Park Branch
Tuesday June 16, 6 p.m.
Saturday, June 27, 11 a.m.
Culmer / Overtown Branch
Wednesday, July 1, 12:30 p.m.
The program is limited to 20 participants and is best for ages 8 ‑ 12 yrs.
About the Miami-Dade Public Library System
The Miami‑Dade Public Library System (MDPLS), a recipient of the National Medal for Museum and Library Service, serves as a community center and learning place where the Miami‑Dade community meets to exchange ideas, learn, share, and create. The Library strives to ensure that all residents, regardless of socioeconomics, will be enriched through access to materials, technology, art and culture and programs so that they may develop the skills they need to create and produce innovations for the 21st century. Through its 50 locations, bookmobiles, special services, website (www.mdpls.org) and MDPLS iLibrary app, the library proudly serves more than 7 million annual visitors. In the more than 40 years of serving the community, the MDPLS continues to experience tremendous change and growth, evolving with the technological needs and requirements of its diverse community.
Miami-Dade County provides equal access and equal opportunity in employment and services and does not discriminate on the basis of a disability. If you need an accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or material in an alternate format, contact the branch manager at least seven business days in advance. TTY users may also call 711 (Florida Relay Service).
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