Aventura Branch Library Happenings: Meditation, Exercises, Celebrating Thanksgiving And Much More

November 19, 2021

The Aventura Branch Library has a wide variety of on-line events. There will be interactive story time, a book discussion group, chess 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: Talking is Teaching - Talk, Read, Sing for Preschoolers
Tuesday, November 16: 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Join us online for stories, songs, and activities for preschoolers. 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 3-5 yrs.

Online Event: Falun Gong Meditation and Exercises
Wednesday, November 17 & 24, December 1 & 8: 10:00am - 11:30am
Falun Gong is a qigong exercise that promotes physical and spiritual growth, health and wellness. Learn how to improve your health through meditation and wisdom. 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 yrs.+

Online Event: Meet with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
Wednesday, November 17: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Connect online with a United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) Community Relations Officer to find out about naturalization and other immigration topics. 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. All Ages

Online Event: Chess Club Tournament
Thursday, November 18 & December 2: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
The Chess Club has gone virtual! Every Thursday we will have a friendly online tournament. All skill levels welcome. 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 12-18 yrs.

Virtual Author Series with Mark Muncy
Thursday, November 18: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Most know Florida as the land of endless sunny beaches, but the state is home to the spookiest sites. Join horror and science fiction author Mark Muncy as he discusses the top five scariest locations in South Florida. After the presentation, enjoy a Q&A session with the author. 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 yrs.+

Online Event: Aggression Cookies
Feeling stressed out? Get some stress relief during this virtual baking class where you mix simple ingredients into a delicious cookie dough for baking using just your hands. 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 10 yrs.+

Online Event: Book Discussion - The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
Saturday, November 20: 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Join us for a lively virtual book discussion with other readers. 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 yrs.+

Online Event: Celebrating Thanksgiving!
Wednesday, November 24: 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Join us for fun stories, songs and activities for toddlers and preschoolers. A take-home craft will be available to pick up at the library. 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 0-5 yrs.

Online Event: Maintaining a Healthy Aging Brain in a Pandemic World
Thursday, December 2 & 9: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Join us online for a three-week discussion series on the aging brain that doctors from the University of Miami's Miller School of Medicine will lead. Presentations will be followed by Q&A sessions. Ages 55 yrs.+ 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.

Online Event: Poetry Club
Saturday, December 11: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Connect with other poetry lovers from home! Share your original pieces or discuss classic works of poetry. We welcome anyone with an open mind and an open heart. 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 12 yrs.+

Some of the above events are on-line. 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.