This summer the entire family is invited to read for the fun of it with the Miami-Dade Public Library System! From June 6th to August 1st, you can participate in the library’s heroic summer reading program by finding your inner hero within an inspiring biography, unmasking a mysterious novel or escaping the ordinary with a marvelous book.
No matter your age, everyone is eligible for a chance to win a fabulous prize with the library’s Summer Reading Program by reading or listening for a minimum of two hours, attending a library program or downloading an eBook. Stop by your neighborhood library to pick up an entry form with official contest rules or visit www.mdpls.org. The Summer Reading Program is made possible with the generous support of the Miami Dolphins Foundation and the Friends of the Miami-Dade Public Library.
Enjoy the summer with innovative, entertaining programs at your local library. Expect to see some amazing activities including:
Summer Reading Kickoffs on Saturday, June 6 – Welcome a superhero summer! Pick up your first reading log and stay for a super program!
Engineer-for-an-Hour (Ages 8 to 12) – A variety of mechanical, electrical and civic engineering activities just for kids.
Cerebral LEGO (Ages 8 to 12) – LEGO challenges designed to educate children while they play.
MindLab (Grades 1st through 5th) – Mind & Strategy gaming for critical thinking.
Coding Craze (Ages 8 and up) – Code-a-computer to your heart’s content.
Maker Days – The maker movement is in full swing. Come out for a morning or afternoon of hands-on making. Choose your favorite activity and sign up with the branch.
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Make-a-Robot (Children or Teen) – Robots are no longer a thing of the past, register for a program where you build and program a robot. Have your robots compete against others!
Bookmaking, Scrapbooking & Journaling (Either Teen or Adult) – Teens and adults can enjoy a therapeutic art experience where they put together a book to collect memories and important moments in their lives.
Superhero inspired programs
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LeapFrog LeapPad Ultra Learning Tablet
VTech Kidzoom Smartwatch
Kindle Fire HD
Regal Entertainment Group Ultimate Movie Pack
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes – Knowhere Escape Mission
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes – Black Manta Deep Sea Strike
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes – Batman: The Riddler Chase
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes – Hulk Lab Smash
Children and Teen
Miami Dolphins VIP Training Camp Experience
Kindle Fire HD
Marvel Animation: 6 Film Set
IDJ2Go – DJ System for IPad, IPhone, and IPod Touch
Beats Tour2 In-Ear Headphones
Amazon $75 Gift Card
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About the MiamiDade Public Library System
The Miami-Dade Public Library System (MDPLS), a recipient of the National Medal for Museum and Library Service, serves as a community center and learning place where the Miami-Dade community meets to exchange ideas, learn, share, and create. The Library strives to ensure that all residents, regardless of socioeconomics, will be enriched through access to materials, technology, art and culture and programs so that they may develop the skills they need to create and produce innovations for the 21st century. Through its 48 locations, bookmobiles, special services, website (www.mdpls.org) and MDPLS iLibrary app, the library proudly serves more than 7 million annual visitors. In the more than 40 years of serving the community, the MDPLS continues to experience tremendous change and growth, evolving with the technological needs and requirements of its diverse community.