Miami‑Dade Library District
The Miami-Dade County Library District (Library District) includes most of Miami-Dade County with the exception of the municipalities of Bal Harbour and Surfside that do not participate in the Library District and do not operate a municipal library, as well as the municipalities of Hialeah, Homestead, Miami Shores, North Miami, and North Miami Beach, who also do not participate in the Library District but do operate municipal libraries. Miami-Dade Public Library System maintains reciprocal borrowing relationships with each of the municipalities that operate municipal libraries.
Full legal name (as cited in creation document)
Miami-Dade County Library District
The Library District boundaries are the geographic boundaries of Miami‑Dade County, excluding the municipalities of Bal Harbour, Bay Harbor Island, Hialeah, Homestead, Miami Shores, North Miami, North Miami Beach, and Surfside.
Library District Map
The service provided by the District shall include library services reflecting informational, educational, and recreational needs of our community.
County Ordinance 66-56
Statute or statutes under which the special district operates
Chapter 189, Florida Statutes—Uniform Special District Accountability Act and Chapter 257, Florida Statutes—Public Libraries and State Archives
Chapter 257, Florida Statutes - Public Libraries and State Archives
October 18, 1966
Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners
101 West Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33130
Governing Board Members
Taxes, fees, assessments, or charges imposed and collected
Ad Valorem Taxes
Rates or amounts for the current fiscal year
The millage rate for FY2022‑23 is 0.2812.
Statutory authority for the levy of the tax, fee, assessment, or charge
Section 189.02, Florida Statutes
General Financial Information
Fiscal year period
October 1 - September 30
Proposed FY 2023-24 Budget
Final adopted budget
Adopted FY 2022-23 Budget
Budget amendments, if applicable
The final complete audit report for the most recent completed fiscal year
Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) FY 2021‑2022
(NOTE: Financial information of the MDLD has been blended with the Miami‑Dade County primary government, and is included in the Public Library Special Revenue Fund in the Supplemental Information schedules.)