Library Special Programs

March 2015

For a complete listing of library programs, visit the Calendar of Events
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Children's Programs

10‑Minute LEGO Challenge
Legos

Use your imagination to complete LEGO challenges. Think you can design a structure in ten minutes? Crowd favorites will be posted on the library’s Facebook page.

Thursday, March 5, 3:30 p.m.
Main Library

Tuesday, March 17, 6:30 p.m.
International Mall Branch

Wednesday, March 18, 3:30 p.m.
Kendale Lakes Branch

Friday, March 20, 4 p.m.
Miami Lakes Branch

Thursday, March 26, 6:30 p.m.
West Flagler Branch

Made possible by the Miami Dolphins Foundation.

Rockin’ and Readin’ – Interactive Music Therapy for All
Kids Music Therapy

Using lyrics, meters and rhythmic beats, children with and without special needs can improve upon their motor skills by playing the tambourines, drums and more alongside a board certified music therapist.

Wednesday, March 11, 10:30 a.m.
Miami Beach Regional *

Saturday, March 21, 11 a.m.
Arcola Lakes Branch

* Made possible by the City of Miami Beach, Cultural Affairs Program, Cultural Arts Council.

Art Making with Carolina Cueva
Artist Palette with Brushes

Create art that reflects your beliefs, feelings and moods. Best for ages 8‑12 yrs. Space is limited to 15 children.

Sunday, March 22, 3 - 5 p.m.
Miami Beach Regional

Made possible by the City of Miami Beach, Cultural Affairs Program, Cultural Arts Council.

Spectrum All‑Inclusive Dance Therapy
Children Dancing Illustration

Dance therapy for all children through music and movement for concentration, speech and social interaction. Program limited to 14 participants per session. Registration required.

Friday, March 27, 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.
Kendall Branch

Teen Programs

Big Movies @ Your Library
Film Projector

If you missed a movie in the theater or can’t get enough of one, your local library offers the latest blockbuster releases, projected on a big screen. Call for movie title.

Monday, March 2, 5 p.m.
Miami Beach Regional *

Tuesday, March 3, 5:30 p.m.
Miami Lakes Branch **

Friday, March 13, 3 p.m.
Saturday, March 14, 3 p.m.
West Kendall Regional

* Made possible by the City of Miami Beach, Cultural Affairs Program, Cultural Arts Council.

** Made possible by the Town of Miami Lakes.

Teen Tech Week presents Little Makers Building Circuits
Snap Circuit Flying Saucer

Explore the basics of electronics as you build exciting products such as flashing lights, alarms, a flying saucer and more. Snap Circuits are recommended for little makers ages 8 yrs. and up.

Tuesday, March 10, 5 p.m.
Miami Springs Branch

Thursday, March 12, 5 p.m.
Kendale Lakes Branch

Made possible by the Knight Foundation.

Teen Tech Week presents Robot Engineering 101
Lego Mindstorm Robot

Springboard into the future with a hands‑on lesson in robotics. You’re invited to build and program a simple robot using LEGO Mindstorm NXT. Best for ages 8‑15 years.

Saturday, March 7, 3:30 p.m.
International Mall Branch

Tuesday, March 10, 6:30 p.m.
Naranja Branch

Saturday, March 14, 2 p.m.
Tamiami Branch

Made possible by the Knight Foundation.

Women’s History Month presents Interview Prep from the Inside Out
Women on the Job Training

A girl’s guide to successful interviews – tips on giving great answers to common interview questions while looking polished and professional.

Monday, March 23, 2 p.m.
Pinecrest Branch

Thursday, March 26, 11 a.m.
Edison Center Branch

Adult Programs

The Big Read
When the Emperor Was Divine

Join us as we discuss this year’s Big Read title When the Emperor Was Divine by Julie Otsuka.

Wednesday, March 4, 6:30 p.m.
Doral Branch

Wednesday, March 18, 5:30 p.m.
South Shore Branch

The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest, designed to revitalize the role of reading in American culture.

Microsoft Office Clinic
Senior Couple Using Laptop

During this three week program participants will learn the basics of using Microsoft Publisher. Registration required.

Thursday, March 5, 12 & 19, 6:30 ‑ 7:30 p.m.
South Dade Regional

Made possible by the Knight Foundation.

Women’s History Month presents Developing Confidence in Women Leaders
Women Working Team

A workshop aimed at building and inspiring our next generation of women leaders through innovative ideas in order to prepare them for the needs and challenges of the future.

Friday, March 13, 2 ‑ 4 p.m.
Main Library

Get Social @ Your Library
Seniors Dancing

Dancing Through Life – an eight week dance program for those 55 years and better. Registration required at the Sunny Isles Beach Branch Library.

Mondays, March 30 - May 11, 11 a.m. ‑ noon
Monday, May 18 Culminating Event
Sunny Isles Beach – Pelican Community Park Community Center