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Miami‑Dade Public Library System presents Sunset Jams – A Storytelling Miami Event

– Stories and performances take center stage amidst a sun setting backdrop –

(Miami, FL – February 8, 2016) The Miami‑Dade Public Library System (MDPLS) invites the community to bring their chairs and blankets and settle in for a fun evening outdoors filled with stories, music and more. Theater performances and storytelling are just some of the highlights set to take place at these community events.

Sunset Jams events will be hosted at:

Coral Gables Branch Library
3443 Segovia St., Coral Gables, FL 33134
Tuesday, February 9, 6:30 7:30 p.m.
Featured Performer: Fantasy Theatre Factory presents American Stories
Sponsored by the City of Coral Gables.

Kendale Lakes Branch Library
15205 SW 88 St., Miami, FL 33196
Thursday, February 18, 6:30 7:30 p.m.
Featured Performer: Miami Children’s Museum presents Strega Nona

Arcola Lakes Branch Library
8240 NW 7 Ave., Miami, FL 33150
Thursday, February 25, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Featured Performer: Fantasy Theatre Factory presents American Stories

Pinecrest Branch Library
5835 SW 111 St., Pinecrest, FL 33156
Thursday, March 31, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Featured Performer: Fantasy Theatre Factory presents The Three Mess-keteers

Deering Estate
16701 SW 72 Ave., Miami, FL 33157
Tuesday, April 5, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Featured Performer: Lela Lombardo

Miami Lakes Branch Library
6699 Windmill Gate Rd., Miami Lakes, FL 33014
Tuesday, April 19, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Featured Performer: The Kuyayky Children’s Orchestra (KCO)

Homestead Branch Library
700 N. Homestead Blvd., Homestead, FL 33030
Tuesday, May 3, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Featured Performer: Baba Lyons

The Sunset Jams at Deering Estate has been made possible by the support of Miami-Dade Parks and Recreation.

About the Deering Estate
The 450+ acre Deering Estate is an environmental, archaeological and historical preserve. From canoe tours to bird walks and guided nature hikes, the Deering Estate has diverse activities for the whole family to enjoy. The Estate is part of the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department, which manages the Estate on behalf of the State of Florida.

The Deering Estate celebrates 30 years of being on the National Register of Historic Places. #DiscoverMore history, art, culture, science, preservation, conservation and ecology at the Deering Estate!

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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