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Children's Events


Full STEAM ahead with FIUteach

Experiment and play without worrying about a grade! The FIUteach program pairs future teachers with curious kids to find out how the world around us works. Learn about the significance of animal classification in a relaxed setting. Space is limited. Please contact the branch to register.

Friday, February 3, 4 p.m.
Doral Branch

Monday, February 6, 4:30 p.m.
Coral Reef Branch

Monday, February 27, 4:30 p.m.
Kendale Lakes Branch

Fanal Lantern

Fanal Lanterns of Haiti

Fanal lanterns are traditionally created for the holidays, but are beautiful any day of the year! Learn how to create your own lanterns using balsa wood, tissue paper, cellophane and paint. Space is limited. Please contact the branch to register. Best for ages 7‑12.

Saturday, February 4, 3 p.m.
Virrick Park Branch

Saturday, February 11, 1:30 p.m.
Little River Branch

Duke Ellington Portrait

Rocks in My Bed: The Duke Ellington Story

Join us for a celebration of the life and music of American composer and big band leader Duke Ellington. Written and produced as a music appreciation program for sensory impaired children, this performance is ideal for all ages and abilities.

Thursday, February 16, 11 a.m.
Miami Beach Regional

Saturday, February 18, 11 a.m.
North Shore Branch

Junkanoo Performers

Junkanoo Costume Workshop

Enjoy a children's costume making workshop led by the Bahamas Junkanoo Revue. Kids will construct and decorate a Junkanoo‑inspired headdress.

Saturday, February 25, 3 p.m.
Homestead Branch

Teen Events

Man Holding Camera Over Sunset Background

YOUmedia On‑The‑Go

Have fun developing your creative and technical skills in hands‑on workshops presented by YOUmedia Miami. Each week we'll explore a different area of the digital arts, so there's always something new to learn! Best for ages 14‑19.

Thursdays from 4‑6 p.m.
Allapattah Branch

February 2 – Photography
February 9 – Music Production
February 16 – Graphic Design
February 23 – Film Making

Young Teen Painting Tight


Join us for free, year‑long after school visual art classes! If you are interested in registering your child or student, please email Best for ages 14‑17.

Wednesday, February 8, 15 & 22, 4 p.m.
Edison Center Branch

Thursday, February 9, 16 & 23, 3:30 p.m.
Little River Branch

Bead Craft Materials

Create a Heart Pendant

All teens are invited to participate in this fun and interactive craft workshop suitable for every skill level. Explore your creative side using materials including copper hearts, beads, wire and leather cords. Space is limited. Please contact the branch to register.

Saturday, February 11, 3 p.m.
Coral Gables Branch

Girl Ripping Heart Picture in Half

Anti‑Valentine's Day Cards

Not a fan of Valentine's Day? Let your dislike of the holiday fuel your creativity and craft the ultimate anti‑Valentine's Day card using paper circuits. All materials will be provided. Space is limited. Please contact the branch to register.

Tuesday, February 14, 6 p.m.
Miami Lakes Branch

Adult Events

Letter A in Calligraphy

Draw Your Name! Learn the Art of Calligraphy

Transform your writing into artwork by becoming familiar with calligraphy instruments and techniques. Each attendee will take home a calligraphy pen, template sheet and five sheets of calligraphy paper. Space is limited. Please contact the branch to register.

Wednesday, February 1, 6 p.m.
Country Walk Branch

Artist Onajide Shabaka

iPhoneography 101

Are you struggling to take high‑quality, eye‑catching iPhone photos? Let us show you how to make your images go from mediocre to fabulous! Space is limited. Please contact the branch to register.

Friday, February 3, 3 p.m.
California Club Branch

Beeswax Candle Rolling

The Life of the Honeybee and Beeswax Candle Rolling

Learn about the honeybee's life cycle and beeswax production, then create beautiful 100% beeswax candles. Beeswax candles burn slowly, never leave an unhealthy residue and are thought to clean the air by removing dust particles. Space is limited. Please contact the branch to register.

Saturday, February 4, noon
West Kendall Regional

Mens Dance Shoes Close Up

Taste of Ballroom

Learn the basic steps of East Coast Swing and American Tango. No experience or partner needed for this fun class! Feel the magic of partner dancing while building confidence, and enjoying physical activity and great music.

Saturday, February 4, 3 p.m.
Coral Gables Branch

Celebrate Black History Month 2017

Celebrate Black History Month 2017
Quilt Squares

Hand Quilting: Let the Circle Be Unbroken

Learn how to create an individual hand‑quilted square using historical sewing techniques. All materials will be provided. Space is limited. Please contact the branch to register.

Saturday, February 4 & 11, 11 a.m. ‑ 1:30 p.m.
North Dade Regional

Saturday, February 18 & 25, 11 a.m. ‑ 1:30 p.m.
South Dade Regional

To Kill A Mockingbird Poster

To Kill a Mockingbird Film Screening and Discussion

Watch a special screening of this classic film starring Gregory Peck in which an attorney defends a black man against an undeserved criminal charge. This screening will include a discussion by film critic Dan Hudak. For more great films celebrating Black History Month, please check with your local branch.

Wednesday, February 8, 5:30 p.m.
Miami Beach Regional

Portrait of Langston Hughes

Dreamweaver: The Works of Langston Hughes

Enjoy an evening immersed in the words and world of Langston Hughes – poet and leading light of the Harlem Renaissance – with a one‑man show performed by New York‑based writer David Mills.

Thursday, February 23, 6:30 p.m.
North Dade Regional