Aventura Branch Library Happenings: Calligraphy, Meditation & Exercises And Much More

September 10, 2022

The Aventura Branch Library has a wide variety of On-line and In-Person events. There will be Talk, Read, Sing for Toddlers, a Book Discussion Group, Building Blocks Family Club and much more. Some events may require you to RSVP, so, please go On-Line to register at: https://mdpls.org/branch-northeast-dade-aventura Or for more information prior to attending the event, call: (305) 931-5512.

Online Event: Story Hour for Adults
Tuesday, September 13th, 2022, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Do you have a favorite short story or a story you wrote and would like to read to others? Are you a storyteller that wants to share stories with an audience? Then join us for a story hour just for adults! Registration is required. A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Ages 19 years old and up.

Maximizing Your Social Security Benefits
Saturday, September 13th, 2022, 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
This workshop will cover how new legislation has changed your Social Security (SS) claiming options, how SS affects your spouse, how SS taxation affects you, how to plan appropriately for retirement income and more. Presented by the Federal Benefits Educational Association. Please contact the Branch for more information. Ages 19 years old and up.

Online Event: Falun Gong Meditation & Exercises
Wednesday, September 14th, 2022, 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Falun Gong is an Ancient, high level Chinese practice that uses gentle movements and meditation to cultivate the body, mind and spirit. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Ages 19 years old and up.

Homework Help and Tutoring
Saturday, September 17th, 2022, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Certified teachers meet with small groups of students in one-hour sessions to provide homework help and tutoring in reading, math, and science. Students are encouraged to bring homework material or school assignments for assistance in specific subject areas. This free service is available to all students in grades K-12. Funded in part by The Children's Trust. For course offerings, location information and to register, please visit: https://www.mdpls.org/tutor/

Building Blocks Family Club
Saturday, September 17th, 2022, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour of family fun building and creating with our building blocks. Themes, challenges and building block pieces will be provided. Space is limited. Registration is encouraged. Ages 6 years old and up.

Talking is Teaching - Talk, Read, Sing for Toddlers and Preschoolers - Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
Tuesday, September 20th, 2022, 4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Join us for stories, songs and activities for toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the Branch. Ages 18 months - 5 years old.

Color Your Cares Away
Wednesday, September 21st, 2022, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Relax and relieve stress while coloring to the soft sound of relaxing music. Choose from a variety of colors. Registration is required. Please contact the Branch for more information. Ages 19 years old and up.

Online Event: Book Discussion - Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
Saturday, September 24th, 2022 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Join us on Zoom for our monthly book discussion. The selected book is available for checkout at the Branch or as either an eBook or an eAudiobook. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Ages 19 years old and up.

Online Event: Wisdom Circle
Thursday, September 29th, 2022, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Join us to share your special knowledge or offer advice about a life experience important to you. Both speakers and listeners are welcome. Space is limited. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Ages 19 years old and up.

Mandala Art Class - A Tool for Self-Discovery
Saturday, October 1st, 2022, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The word "Mandala" means circle in Sanskrit. It represents wholeness and connects us to our center. Instructor Monica Saul takes adult participants on a journey to learn to use this unique art form as a means for self-discovery, healing, strengthening your inner sense of well-being and creativity. Ages 19 years old and up.

Some of the above events are Online. To register, go to: https://mdpls.org/branch-northeast-dade-aventura

For more information, feel free to contact the Aventura Branch at: (305) 931-5512. The Aventura Branch library is located at 2930 Aventura Boulevard, Aventura, Florida 33180.