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Older Americans Month – celebrated each year in May – recognizes the contributions of older Americans by highlighting aging trends and reaffirming commitments to serving older adults in our community.

This year's theme, Powered by Connection, emphasizes the importance of social connections in improving the well-being and health of older adults. The Miami-Dade Public Library System is celebrating Older Americans Month with a variety of events, programs and resources aimed at promoting social connections among older adults in our community and empowering them to stay active, informed and engaged. 

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Programs & Events

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Computer Classes

Explore computer classes that cover essentials like operating a computer, navigating the internet, setting up an email account and more.

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Laughing seniors

Book Clubs & Discussions

Connect with new friends as you explore and discuss this month's book club selections.

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Health & Fitness

Stay healthy and active by participating in one of our health and wellness workshops.

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Sat, May 25, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Pinecrest Branch
Some of the best fiction novels and short stories start with a bit of truth. Join Chantel Acevedo, author of The Distant Marvels, as she guides you through a generative writing workshop that uses memory of personal experiences as a springboard for invention and storytelling. Bring your favorite writing tools and get ready to create! Ages 18 +. For information: 305-668-4571 or booke@mdpls.org.

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Library Resources

What will you discover with your library card?

Older Americans Month is the perfect time to embrace personal growth and learn something new! The Miami-Dade Public Library System can help with a wide variety of services that cater to diverse interests and needs, from DIY car repair and genealogy resources to home delivery of library materials, Braille and audiobooks and so much more.

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