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Children's Events

Young Building a Robot with Bricks

Junior Robotics with Bricks 4 Kidz

Kids will have a blast designing and building robot models in this hands‑on STEAM workshop that promotes creative thinking, encourages teamwork, improves problem solving skills, and teaches kids about computer programming.

Space is limited. Please contact the branch to register. Best for ages 8‑12 yrs.

Saturday, August 5, 3 p.m.
California Club Branch

Beekeper Examining Honeycomb

Beekeeping for Kids

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to observe a live beehive while learning about bees and the basics of beekeeping.

Space is limited. Please contact the branch to register. Best for ages 6‑12 yrs.

Tuesday, August 8, 4:30 p.m.
North Dade Regional

Storyteller Ms. Rosie

Ms. Rosie’s Storytime Wagon

Bring your imagination and listen to fascinating stories told in English and Creole.

All ages welcome.

Tuesday, August 8, 3 p.m.
Golden Glades Branch

Thursday, August 31, 5 p.m.
North Central Branch

Musical Fairytales: A Narrated Musical Performance by Hobuco

Join us for a dynamic musical performance and watch your favorite fairytales come to life! This Peter and the Wolf‑style mashup introduces young listeners to classical music in a fun way, while demonstrating the power of music in guiding your imagination.

All ages welcome.

Saturday, August 12, 2 p.m.
Main Library

Partial Solar Eclipse

Countdown to the Solar Eclipse

On Monday, August 21, a total solar eclipse will be visible in some areas of the United States and a partial solar eclipse will be visible in South Florida. In preparation for this monumental event, visit these branches for special eclipse-related activities.

All ages.

Friday, August 18, 3 ‑ 3:45 p.m.
Pinecrest Branch*

Saturday, August 19, 2 ‑ 3:30 p.m.
Shenandoah Branch*
Featuring guest speaker NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador Ibianny V. Salcedo

Monday, August 21, 1:30 ‑ 4:30 p.m.
North Dade Regional

Monday, August 21, 2 ‑ 3:30 p.m.
Naranja Branch*

Monday, August 21, 2:30 ‑ 3:30 p.m.
Coral Reef Branch
Coral Gables Branch*

Outdoor viewings on Monday, August 21 will take place weather permitting.

*Made possible by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.

Teen Events

Poetic Lakay: Rhythm and Poetry (R.A.P.)

Listen to the poetic stylings of local Haitian hip hop artist/poet Mecca aka Grimo. The word lakay means home in Creole.

Best for ages 13 yrs. and up.

Saturday, August 5, 3 p.m.
North Dade Regional

Cupcake Decorating 101

Learn tips and tricks to make your own cupcake creations! Enjoy your treat and take one home for later.

Space is limited. Please contact the branch to register. Best for ages 8‑18 yrs.

Saturday, August 5, 2 p.m.
Edison Center Branch

Saturday, August 19, 2 p.m.
West Flagler Branch

Superhero Self-Portraits

Be a superhero! Learn how to create a mixed media portrait starring you as the ultimate crusader.

All materials will be provided. Space is limited. Please contact the branch to register. Best for ages 10 yrs. and up.

Saturday, August 12, 11 a.m.
Coral Gables Branch

How to Draw Comic Book Characters

Whether you dream of creating your own comic book or are simply interested in illustration, this class is for you! Learn the basics of drawing figures and faces using different media.

Space is limited. Please contact the branch to register.

Saturday, August 12, 2:30 p.m.
Homestead Branch

Adult Events

Painting for Seniors 55 and Better

Relax and unwind while expressing yourself and learning watercolor painting techniques.

All materials will be provided. Space is limited. Please contact the branch to register.

Wednesdays, August 2‑16, 3‑5 p.m.
Coral Gables Branch

Family History Fair

Find out how you can keep your family’s precious memories alive with new digital technology and learn how to research your family tree. Bring up to three personal photos, films, videos or other heirlooms for evaluation by preservation experts.

Sunday, August 13, 2‑5 p.m.
Northeast Dade – Aventura Branch

Classical Guitar with Carlos Molina

Sit back, relax and join Miami Classical Guitar Society founder Carlos Molina for an afternoon of traditional Latin American music.

All ages welcome.

Saturday, August 19, 4 p.m.
West Dade Regional

Pollinator Paradise Workshop

Explore the beautiful and fascinating world of South Florida’s pollinators and find out how we can protect and preserve our pollinators through proper plant selection and Florida‑Friendly Landscaping practices. Free Florida‑Friendly plants available for attendees who RSVP!

Space is limited. Please contact the branch to register.

Saturday, August 26, 11 a.m.
Shenandoah Branch