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Arcola Lakes Branch Library

Arcola Lakes Branch Library Exterior
We're closed Monday February 19
Mon, Feb 19 Closed
Tue, Feb 20 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Feb 21 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Feb 22 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Feb 23 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Feb 24 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Feb 25 Closed

Branch manager
Krystal Powell
Address
8240 Northwest 7th Avenue
Miami, FL 33150
Tel: 305-694-2707

Amenities


Library Social Narrative

This fun, interactive short story is designed to assist you in preparing your loved one before a visit to this library location.


Branch Events
Wed, Feb 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
From using a keyboard and email, to surfing the internet and more, learn the basics of how to use a computer, even if you've never used one before. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 55 yrs.+

Thu, Feb 22, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Multipurpose Room
What makes you...YOU? Animation film SOUL introduces Joe (voice: Jamie Foxx) a band teacher who gets to play at the best jazz club. A small misstep takes him from New York City to The Great Before - a fantastical place where new souls get their personalities before they go to Earth. Determined to return to his life, Joe may discover the answers to life's most important questions. 90 mins. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. All ages.

Fri, Feb 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Experience the joys of theatre and learn skills, such as improvisation, comedy skits, vocal exercises, expressive movement, public speaking, monologue performance, cold script readings, audition techniques, character development and more! For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 13 yrs.+

Sat, Feb 24, 10:00am - 1:00pm
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. For more information, contact tutoring@mdpls.org, call 305-375-1413, or visit www.mdpls.org/tutor. Funded in part by The Children's Trust.

Rescheduled
Sat, Feb 24, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
New date Thursday, February 22, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
What makes you...YOU? Animation film SOUL introduces Joe (voice: Jamie Foxx) a band teacher who gets to play at the best jazz club. A small misstep takes him from New York City to The Great Before - a fantastical place where new souls get their personalities before they go to Earth. Determined to return to his life, Joe may discover the answers to life's most important questions. 90 mins. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. All ages.

Sat, Feb 24, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Join us for a celebration of Black history and culture with interactive stories, songs, dances, and more! Presented by the Miami-Dade Public Library System Story Troupe and other special guests. For more information, please contact the library at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. All ages.

Mon, Feb 26, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join us for evenings filled with strategy, laughter, and the joy of discovering new games while forging connections that last beyond the tabletop. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 6 yrs.+

Mon, Feb 26, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
This 10-week course is designed for adults who do not speak any English. The semester runs January 8- March 18. Certified teachers will provide English language instruction in-person at the library. Registration is required and will be for the full 10-week course. Space is limited. For more information, contact adultlearning@mdpls.org, call 786-988-6817, or visit www.mdpls.org/adultlearning. Ages 18 yrs.+
Registration is now closed

Tue, Feb 27, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

Tue, Feb 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Arcola Lakes Virtual Programs Room
Connect online with a United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) Community Relations Officer to find out about naturalization and other immigration topics. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Feb 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Multipurpose Room
Experience ForeverFit!, an exclusive fitness class for seniors brought to you by Elite Health Medical Center. This class harmoniously blends the heart-pumping rhythms of Zumba with the fluid movements of Tai Chi, offering a joyful and holistic approach to staying active. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 55 yrs.+

Fri, Mar 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Experience the joys of theatre and learn skills, such as improvisation, comedy skits, vocal exercises, expressive movement, public speaking, monologue performance, cold script readings, audition techniques, character development and more! For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 13 yrs.+

Sat, Mar 02, 10:00am - 1:00pm
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. For more information, contact tutoring@mdpls.org, call 305-375-1413, or visit www.mdpls.org/tutor. Funded in part by The Children's Trust.

Mon, Mar 04, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join us for evenings filled with strategy, laughter, and the joy of discovering new games while forging connections that last beyond the tabletop. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 6 yrs.+

Mon, Mar 04, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
This 10-week course is designed for adults who do not speak any English. The semester runs January 8- March 18. Certified teachers will provide English language instruction in-person at the library. Registration is required and will be for the full 10-week course. Space is limited. For more information, contact adultlearning@mdpls.org, call 786-988-6817, or visit www.mdpls.org/adultlearning. Ages 18 yrs.+
Registration is now closed

Tue, Mar 05, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

Tue, Mar 05, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Multipurpose Room
Are you a young adult ready to turn your dream of homeownership into reality? Learn how to set clear goals, manage your budget efficiently, and navigate the intricate world of mortgages and down payments. Join us to empower yourself with the knowledge and confidence required to make informed decisions on your journey towards owning your dream home. For more information, please contact the library at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 18 yrs.+

Wed, Mar 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
From using a keyboard and email, to surfing the internet and more, learn the basics of how to use a computer, even if you've never used one before. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 55 yrs.+

Fri, Mar 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Experience the joys of theatre and learn skills, such as improvisation, comedy skits, vocal exercises, expressive movement, public speaking, monologue performance, cold script readings, audition techniques, character development and more! For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 13 yrs.+

Sat, Mar 09, 10:00am - 1:00pm
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. For more information, contact tutoring@mdpls.org, call 305-375-1413, or visit www.mdpls.org/tutor. Funded in part by The Children's Trust.

Sat, Mar 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
We proudly invite participants to paint portraits of remarkable women who shaped our past, with each artwork telling a unique tale of resilience, courage, and achievement. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 8 yrs. +

Mon, Mar 11, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join us for evenings filled with strategy, laughter, and the joy of discovering new games while forging connections that last beyond the tabletop. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 6 yrs.+

Mon, Mar 11, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
This 10-week course is designed for adults who do not speak any English. The semester runs January 8- March 18. Certified teachers will provide English language instruction in-person at the library. Registration is required and will be for the full 10-week course. Space is limited. For more information, contact adultlearning@mdpls.org, call 786-988-6817, or visit www.mdpls.org/adultlearning. Ages 18 yrs.+
Registration is now closed

Tue, Mar 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

Wed, Mar 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Multipurpose Room
Experience ForeverFit!, an exclusive fitness class for seniors brought to you by Elite Health Medical Center. This class harmoniously blends the heart-pumping rhythms of Zumba with the fluid movements of Tai Chi, offering a joyful and holistic approach to staying active. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 55 yrs.+

Thu, Mar 14, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn how to manage your money, understand your credit, get assistance for down payment and closing costs and much more! Please bring a valid ID and proof of income (W-2 Form or current pay stub). Participants will need to attend both 4-hour workshops. A Certificate of Completion will be awarded at the end. Presented by Experts Resource Community Center, part of NID Housing Counseling Agency. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Fri, Mar 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Experience the joys of theatre and learn skills, such as improvisation, comedy skits, vocal exercises, expressive movement, public speaking, monologue performance, cold script readings, audition techniques, character development and more! For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 13 yrs.+

Sat, Mar 16, 10:00am - 1:00pm
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. For more information, contact tutoring@mdpls.org, call 305-375-1413, or visit www.mdpls.org/tutor. Funded in part by The Children's Trust.

Mon, Mar 18, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join us for evenings filled with strategy, laughter, and the joy of discovering new games while forging connections that last beyond the tabletop. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 6 yrs.+

Mon, Mar 18, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
This 10-week course is designed for adults who do not speak any English. The semester runs January 8- March 18. Certified teachers will provide English language instruction in-person at the library. Registration is required and will be for the full 10-week course. Space is limited. For more information, contact adultlearning@mdpls.org, call 786-988-6817, or visit www.mdpls.org/adultlearning. Ages 18 yrs.+
Registration is now closed

Tue, Mar 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

Tue, Mar 19, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Multipurpose Room
Did you know? AARP surveys show most older adults want to stay in their homes, but few homes have the necessary "universal design" elements? such as single story living or a sink that can be reached from a wheelchair. Join us to learn how AARP HomeFit can help make your home a lifelong haven for you or your loved ones. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 55 yrs.+

Wed, Mar 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
From using a keyboard and email, to surfing the internet and more, learn the basics of how to use a computer, even if you've never used one before. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 55 yrs.+

Fri, Mar 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Experience the joys of theatre and learn skills, such as improvisation, comedy skits, vocal exercises, expressive movement, public speaking, monologue performance, cold script readings, audition techniques, character development and more! For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 13 yrs.+

Sat, Mar 23, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Multipurpose Room
This biopic of Ugandan chess prodigy Phiona Mutesi traces her journey from the slums of Katwe, where she is forced to abandon her schooling at the age of nine, to the upper echelons of the chess world after she develops an interest in the game at a youth-outreach program. (124 mins.) For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. All ages

Mon, Mar 25, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join us for evenings filled with strategy, laughter, and the joy of discovering new games while forging connections that last beyond the tabletop. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 6 yrs.+

Tue, Mar 26, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

Tue, Mar 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Arcola Lakes Virtual Programs Room
Connect online with a United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) Community Relations Officer to find out about naturalization and other immigration topics. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Mar 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Multipurpose Room
Experience ForeverFit!, an exclusive fitness class for seniors brought to you by Elite Health Medical Center. This class harmoniously blends the heart-pumping rhythms of Zumba with the fluid movements of Tai Chi, offering a joyful and holistic approach to staying active. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 55 yrs.+

Thu, Mar 28, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn how to manage your money, understand your credit, get assistance for down payment and closing costs and much more! Please bring a valid ID and proof of income (W-2 Form or current pay stub). Participants will need to attend both 4-hour workshops. A Certificate of Completion will be awarded at the end. Presented by Experts Resource Community Center, part of NID Housing Counseling Agency. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Fri, Mar 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Experience the joys of theatre and learn skills, such as improvisation, comedy skits, vocal exercises, expressive movement, public speaking, monologue performance, cold script readings, audition techniques, character development and more! For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 13 yrs.+

Sat, Mar 30, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Join local author Charnese Brown as she shares her book "Look at Me." This colorful picture book is about career day and following your dreams. After the reading, enjoy a coloring activity and try your favorite costume in a career day dress-up activity. Registration is required. For information contact 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 4-6 yrs.

Mon, Apr 01, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join us for evenings filled with strategy, laughter, and the joy of discovering new games while forging connections that last beyond the tabletop. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 6 yrs.+

Tue, Apr 02, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

Wed, Apr 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
From using a keyboard and email, to surfing the internet and more, learn the basics of how to use a computer, even if you've never used one before. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 55 yrs.+

Fri, Apr 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Experience the joys of theatre and learn skills, such as improvisation, comedy skits, vocal exercises, expressive movement, public speaking, monologue performance, cold script readings, audition techniques, character development and more! For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 13 yrs.+

Sat, Apr 06, 10:00am - 1:00pm
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. For more information, contact tutoring@mdpls.org, call 305-375-1413, or visit www.mdpls.org/tutor. Funded in part by The Children's Trust.

Mon, Apr 08, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join us for evenings filled with strategy, laughter, and the joy of discovering new games while forging connections that last beyond the tabletop. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 6 yrs.+

Tue, Apr 09, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

Fri, Apr 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Does your child like music? Join us to make music with a board-certified music therapist who engages kids at all levels of development. Registration required. For information contact 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 12yrs.+

Fri, Apr 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Experience the joys of theatre and learn skills, such as improvisation, comedy skits, vocal exercises, expressive movement, public speaking, monologue performance, cold script readings, audition techniques, character development and more! For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 13 yrs.+

Sat, Apr 13, 10:00am - 1:00pm
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. For more information, contact tutoring@mdpls.org, call 305-375-1413, or visit www.mdpls.org/tutor. Funded in part by The Children's Trust.

Mon, Apr 15, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join us for evenings filled with strategy, laughter, and the joy of discovering new games while forging connections that last beyond the tabletop. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 6 yrs.+

Tue, Apr 16, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

Wed, Apr 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
From using a keyboard and email, to surfing the internet and more, learn the basics of how to use a computer, even if you've never used one before. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 55 yrs.+

Fri, Apr 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Experience the joys of theatre and learn skills, such as improvisation, comedy skits, vocal exercises, expressive movement, public speaking, monologue performance, cold script readings, audition techniques, character development and more! For more information, please contact the branch at 305-694-2707 or powellk@mdpls.org. Ages 13 yrs.+

Sat, Apr 20, 10:00am - 1:00pm
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. For more information, contact tutoring@mdpls.org, call 305-375-1413, or visit www.mdpls.org/tutor. Funded in part by The Children's Trust.