Kids Corner 

Play It Forward: Toys Now Available for Check Out at Main Library!

Fuel your child's development and imagination with the Miami-Dade Public Library System and Play It Forward South Florida's new toy collection!  

Library cardholders can explore a collection of toy kits designed to boost problem-solving, cognitive, and language skills in children through music and play. Parents and children can choose from building blocks, musical instruments, sensory-friendly toys, and much more. This innovative collection strives to make playtime accessible and enriching for all children throughout Miami-Dade County.

Toy kits are available at the Main Library. Each kit is curated with age-appropriate toys for children in three age groups: 2 years old and younger, 3 to 6 years old, and 7 to 9 years old. Toy kits can be borrowed for up to 30 days and can be conveniently returned to any library location. 

Free Kids Books available in English, Spanish, Haitian Creole, or Braille!

Free books delivered to your door to help young readers.

Help your child develop their reading skills with free books and reading activities from Florida's New Worlds Reading Initiative.

It's easy to apply!

Mini-Me Science

Mini-Me Science is a monthly program at Frost Science designed for you and your little one (ages two to five).

You’ll share experiences that engage the senses while promoting exploration and discovery through hands-on activities that are specifically designed for early learners.

All Mini-Me Science sessions are:
*Facilitated by science educators and includes all materials and supplies
*Occur on the first or second Wednesday of the month and the second Sunday of the month (depending on other museum events – please check the Calendar of Events for the latest dates).
*Last approximately 60 minutes, with a 30-minute hands-on activity followed by a 30-minute guided museum exploration *Cost is $25 per session
*Scheduled to begin promptly at 10:30 a.m.

Registration and more information are available HERE.

Cost is per child. Children ages two to five only. Museum admission must be purchased separately to participate. Older siblings may participate for an additional registration fee per sibling. We recommend guests arrive 15 minutes prior to program start time. All sales are final. No refunds, returns, or exchanges.

KidVision Art Room x PAMM

Join Miss Penny and KidVision kids as they explore still life!
Like Luis Melendez, a still-life painter, use colors and shapes to make fruits look as real as possible in a beautiful painting!

Made possible in part by The Kirk Foundation & The Frederick A. DeLuca Foundation with South Florida PBS; in partnership with PAMM. 

 Kids Eat Free every Tuesday from 4 to 10 p.m.

New Nature-based Playground at Sabal Chase Park

Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department is delighted to announce that they have added yet another nature-based playground to their list of growing green spaces. The new playground is located inside Sabal Chase Park.

Coloring Pages from The Bass Museum

Coloring is soothing for everyone, not just the kiddos. Explore unique elements of The Bass’ building and works from the collection through these free coloring pages.

Have Fun While Learning!

Starfall, the popular online learning program for kids, is now available through the Library! This engaging education platform offers age-appropriate learning activities in language arts, reading and math for children in Pre-K through 5th grade.

27 Family Swimming Pools and Kids Splash Pads in Miami

Summer is the perfect time to go for a swim. While the beach is always an option there are a variety of public swimming pools that are perfect for a quick dip to cool off from the heat. Here is a list of the public pools, splash pads, and their hours and fees. 


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Miami Dade Social delivers a much-needed service to our community - a dose of family fun, arts, culture, and entertainment for families in Miami Dade County! Here you'll find out what's happening at the museums, the libraries, art galleries, the movies, farmers markets, fairs, festivals, and of course, we will be spotlighting local businesses!