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Children's Events

Mother laying holding child up with hands and feet

Baby Yoga

Experience an amazing way to connect with your baby by exploring yoga poses, body percussion, breathing techniques and dance.

Space is limited. Please contact the branch to register. For ages 3 years and under.

Tuesday, May 2 & 9, 1 p.m.
Main Library

Toddlers Enjoying Music from Phonograph

Interactive Music for Babies

This music therapy program just for babies exposes tiny ears to a world of sounds. A certified music therapist will guide parents on how to use music at home with their children.

Presented by Wholesome Harmonies. Space is limited. Please call the branch to register.

Friday, May 12, 11 a.m.*
Key Biscayne Branch

Friday, May 19, 10:15 a.m.
International Mall Branch

Fabric Flower Craft

Mother’s Day Flower Sculptures

During this special mother and child craft time. Create a flower sculpture out of wire and fabrics.

All materials will be provided. Space is limited. Please contact the branch to register. Best for ages 7‑12 years.

Saturday, May 13, 2 p.m.
Virrick Park Branch

Three little pigs illustrated cover

The Three Little Pigs Puppet Show

The Miami Children’s Museum brings the beloved fairy tale to life with puppets, silly voices and humor.

Best for ages 19 months - 5 years.

Wednesday, May 17, 11 a.m.
Miami Beach Regional

Ms Blanca Portrait

Sing and Learn with Ms. Blanca en dos idiomas

This engaging bilingual storytime will introduce young children to a variety of Spanish and English words while teaching them about Hispanic culture.

Best for ages 3‑6 years.

Saturday, May 27, 11 a.m.
South Shore Branch

Teen Events

Kylo Ren Portrait

May the Fourth Be with You: A Star Wars Day Celebration

Enjoy a screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, build Star Wars LEGOs and play games. Don’t forget to dress up as your favorite Star Wars character!

Best for ages 12‑18 years.

Thursday, May 4, 5 p.m.
West Dade Regional

Japanese Anime Mech Statue

A Tour of Japanese Pop Culture

Explore the fun and fascinating world of Japanese pop culture including anime, manga, J‑pop music and video gaming.

Presented by George Pearson, a professor at Florida International University.

Tuesday, May 9, 5:30 p.m.
Miami Lakes Branch

Thursday, May 11, 3 p.m.
Shenandoah Branch

Mixed Color Paint Containers

Handmade Block Printing

Local artist Michelle Weinberg will teach you the fun and easy way to create your own Asian art inspired block prints.

Space is limited. Please contact the branch to register. Best for ages 12‑18 years.

Wednesday, May 10, 2:30 p.m.
Little River Branch

Makey Makey Controller

Fun with Makey Makey

Turn everyday objects into a keyboard with Makey Makey. Participants will be divided into groups where they will try to create the most outrageous use for the tool.

Best for ages 8‑18 years.

Monday, May 22, 3:30 p.m.
Palm Springs North Branch

Tuesday, May 23, 4:30 p.m.
Golden Glades Branch

Adult Events

Mexican Dancers Close Up

Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Experience Mexico’s rich culture through a folkloric song and dance performance presented by Ameyal Mexican Cultural Organization.

All ages.

Friday, May 5, 3:30 p.m.
North Dade Regional

Poet Aja Monet

Surrendering to the Metaphor: A Search for Meaning

Explore creative inhibitions and the human need to create meaning of experience, the importance of vibration, and sound, and the performing body through poetry during this workshop facilitated by poet‑in‑residence Aja Monet.

Best for ages 18 years and over.

Thursday, May 11, 6 p.m.
Main Library

My Fellow Soldiers Book Cover

My Fellow Soldiers by Andrew Carroll

From the bestselling author of Behind the Lines and War Letters, this moving account of the American experience in World War I includes previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing and others who served. Learn about the Million Letters Campaign, a nationwide effort encouraging Americans to seek out and preserve letters from every U.S. conflict.

Saturday, May 13, 1 p.m.
Coral Gables Branch

Sumi-e Bird Painting

Sumi-e Workshop

Sumi-e, or “black ink painting,” is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Students will learn how to execute the primary sumi‑e brush strokes to capture the beauty of flowers and bamboo.

Space is limited. Please contact the branch to register.

Saturday, May 20
10:30 a.m.Kendall Branch
3 p.m.Country Walk Branch

Saturday, May 27
10:30 a.m.Palmetto Bay Branch
2 p.m.West Kendall Regional

Celebrate Older Americans Month

Patsy Cline Portrait

Remembering Patsy: A Tribute to the Country Music Legend

Patsy Cline helped blaze a trail for female singers and left us with many timeless classics such as Walking after Midnight and Crazy. Join us for a look back at her life and legacy.

All ages.

Saturday, May 6, 2 p.m.
Miami Beach Regional

Senior and Child Using Tablet

Social Media for 55 & Better

Learn how to use social networks to connect with family and friends and meet people with similar interests. Please have a valid e‑mail address and bring your own device for a hands‑on experience.

Space is limited. Please contact the branch to register.

Saturday, May 6, 2 p.m.
Miami Springs Branch

Saturday, May 20, 1 p.m.
Sunny Isles Beach Branch

Woman Practicing Tai Chi

Tai Chi for Mind, Body & Soul

Learn the art of Tai Chi to promote relaxation, improve balance and strengthen core muscle groups.

Monday, May 8, 6:30 p.m.
Kendale Lakes Branch

Thursday, May 25, 5 p.m.
North Central Branch

USO Women Saluting

USO Tribute Singers

During World War II, the United Service Organization (USO) brought joy and laughter to U.S. troops serving abroad. Journey back to the time of the “boogie woogie” and enjoy a special 1940s‑era performance.

Saturday, May 20, 2 p.m.*
Coral Gables Branch

Saturday, May 27, 2 p.m.
South Dade Regional