Our first Adult Summer Reading Program will be a cooking class on Tuesday, June 23, at 2 p.m. on Facebook Live. You can do this in your own home. Just go to the Dade County Public Library Facebook page and watch as library manager Marshana Sharp takes you through all t...

Please remember to sign your kids up for Summer Reading by going online to BeanStack at chrl.org. This is where you record the books your children have read. They have some great prizes for summer reading, but kids much be registered to win them. All books your kids re...

There’s lots of news about Summer Reading this week. Be sure you register your kids and teens on BeanStack at chrl.org.

There will be seven weeks of programs/activities for children in preschool to fifth grade and three activities for those in grades 6 through 12. We wi...

Because of the weeks the library has been closed, and with everything else that is going on (or not going on), I have failed to introduce our newest staff member, Cristy Ballard. Cristy is our new children’s specialist and many of you will probably meet her when you co...

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...

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