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Miami-Dade Public Library System Announces Extended Hours of Operation

– All Regional Libraries and the Main Library to be Open Additional Hours –

(Miami, FL – September 27, 2016) The Miami‑Dade Public Library System (MDPLS) is pleased to announce that it will be expanding its service schedule beginning Monday, October 3, 2016. As part of the Miami‑Dade County FY 2016‑17 Adopted Budget, six libraries – all five regional libraries and the Main Library – will be open additional hours.

The South Dade, North Dade, Miami Beach, West Dade and West End Regional Libraries will each be open an additional eight hours per week while maintaining their seven day per week service schedule.

The new hours of operation at these libraries will be:

Monday - Thursday
10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Friday - Sunday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

The Main Library will be open an additional two hours per week on Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

MDPLS will also be adjusting the hours of operation at the Edison Center and Opa‑locka Branches, which will be open on Saturdays and closed on Fridays, to better serve the changing needs of our community.

To see the Library’s new schedule, visit our New Hours of Operation page or contact your local branch for more information. To see the operating hours of any of our branches, visit and click on “Find a Branch.”

About the Miami‑Dade Public Library System
The Miami‑Dade Public Library System, a recipient of the National Medal for Museum and Library Service and several National Association of Counties Achievement Awards, serves as a community center and learning place where the Miami Dade community meets to exchange ideas, learn, share and create. MDPLS strives to ensure that all residents, regardless of socioeconomic status, will be enriched through access to materials, technology, programs, and art and culture so they may develop the skills they need to create and produce innovations for the 21st century. Through its 50 locations, bookmobiles, Technobus, special services, website ( and MDPLS iLibrary app, the Library proudly serves more than seven million annual visitors. Serving the community for more than 40 years, MDPLS continues to experience tremendous change and growth, evolving with the technological needs and requirements of its diverse community.


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