Everything is different in 2020, and that will be true of the library’s summer reading program, too. Our theme is Imagine Your Story. There will be no live performances this year, but we have a lot of fun things planned!

Come by the library any time during operating hou...

I know regular library users get anxious about possible library fines, especially in the unprecedented situation we find ourselves in now. Let me relieve your minds. The due dates for books and materials checked out before the library closed is now May 15. So if you st...

Our biggest news is that the library will be open next week on a limited basis. We will be open on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Remember that the first hour is reserved for seniors and those with health issues. 

This schedule is for two weeks and...

You may already have heard this announcement, but the Dade County Public Library will be reopening on a limited basis beginning Tuesday, May 5.

For at least the first two weeks, the library will be open on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The numb...

Let me remind you that if you or someone you know needs some extra food, it is available in the Little Pantry on the east side of the library. The last time I checked it, there were plenty of nonperishable food items as well as some basic toiletries.  Thanks to those w...

If you have never had time for a book club, maybe you have that time now. This month our Dade County Public Library Book Club will be discussing Malcom Gladwell’s Talking to Strangers. It’s a fascinating book, and it shows us we may not be doing as good a job communica...

Let me continue to remind those of you who have books checked out that you do not need to worry about getting any fines. There will be no late charges for books still out while the library is closed. You may drop books off in the book drop, but patrons may keep them un...

We just want to let everyone know that we know you are missing the library and the staff is missing you all being there, too. The staff did work for the first week of closure, but now they are working at home, taking some online classes and training and doing planning...

The Sixth Annual Read to Lead program will take place on Saturday, March 21, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Dade County Library and in Veteran’s Park. There will be free books, free haircuts, face painting and more. County and city leaders will be reading to children ab...

The Book Club will meet on Tuesday, March 17, at 7 p.m. to discuss The Guardians, a novel by John Grisham. The Guardians are a small group of people who take on cases of convicts whom they believe have been falsely incarcerated. It is loosely based on a real organizati...

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