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Miami-Dade Public Library System presents Dueling Makey Makey

Turn everyday items into touch pads

(Miami, FL – December 18, 2015) Teams will turn everyday objects into touch pads and combine them with the Internet. It’s a simple kit for beginners or experts to expand on art, engineering and everything in between. Participants will be divided into groups and try to create the most outrageous use for the tool. The event takes place on Monday, January 11th at 6 p.m. at the West Flagler Branch located at 5050 West Flagler St and on Thursday, January 14th at 6 p.m. at the North Dade Regional located at 2455 NW 183rd St in Miami Gardens.

This event is made possible by the Miami Dolphins Foundation.

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.

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