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The Miami-Dade Public Library System proudly provides services, programs, and special events to residents of Sunny Isles Beach.

The 7,500 square foot library is located on the ground floor of the Government Center at 18070 Collins Avenue. Patrons can gain access to a collection of more than 50,000 volumes as well as the System’s collection of four million pieces. The branch contains the Library System’s largest Russian language collection of books, movies and music. With 15 computer stations and laptops to borrow within the library – all in a Wi-Fi environment – patrons can log on to the Internet for free. The branch also presents interesting, fun, and high-quality programs of interest to all ages throughout the year.

Programs are held in the First Floor Meeting Room of the Sunny Isles Beach Government Center, with a few exceptions. For more information about offerings, call 305.682.0726.

Library Card
Residents of Sunny Isles Beach are eligible to receive a FREE library card, to apply visit mdpls.org.

Mon, Tues, Fri, Sat: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Wed, Thurs: 12:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Sunday: CLOSED

Holiday Hours
Presidents Day: CLOSED
Memorial Day: CLOSED
Fourth of July: CLOSED
Veterans Day: CLOSED
Thanksgiving: CLOSED
Day After Thanksgiving: CLOSED
Christmas Eve – Closing at 1:00 p.m.
Christmas Day – CLOSED
New Year’s Eve – Closing at 1:00 p.m.
New Year’s Day – CLOSED

For the convenience of patrons, the SIBshuttle route includes stops at the Sunny Isles Beach Branch Library six days a week. The Community Shuttle also includes stops at or near Mobile Library locations.

For a schedule, visit the SIBshuttle webpage.

Winter Programs

Programs for Adults

Basic Computer Classes for Seniors
Tuesdays, Dec 19, Jan 16, Fe. 20
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. inside the library
Basic skills involving hardware, software and internet surfing.

Citizenship Classes
Saturdays, Dec 2 – 30, Jan 6 – 27, Feb 3 – 24
10:00 – 11:30 am
Realize your American dream.

Russian Social Club
Saturdays, Dec 16, Jan 20, Feb 17
3:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Programs for Children

Bedtime Stories
Wednesdays: Dec 6 – 27, Jan 3 – 31, Feb 7 – 28
6:30 – 7:15 p.m.
Sharing stories and music in the evening.
(ages 3 – 5 yrs.)

Talking is Teaching: Talk, Read, Sing for Toddlers
Mondays: Dec 4 – 18, Jan 8 – 29, Feb 5 – 26 (No class Jan 15 or Feb 19)
10:00 – 10:40 a.m.
Stories, songs and activities for toddlers and their caregivers..
(ages 19 mo. – 3 yrs.)

Family Program
Saturdays: Dec 2 – 23, Jan 6 – 27, Feb 3 – 24
Stories, crafts and activities for children and their families.

Programs for All Ages

Poetry Reading
Saturdays, Dec 9, Jan 13, Feb 10
(Second Saturday each month)
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Bring your own poetry to share, hear others recite their own, or come share your “all-time” favorite with others.

Traditional Chinese Culture Presentation
Thursday: Jan 18
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Presenting 5,000 years of traditional Chinese art and music.

*Programs are held in the First Floor Meeting Room of the Sunny Isles Beach Government Center unless otherwise indicated.

For more information about hours and the offerings above call 305.682.0726.