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Miami Dade College Celebrates 2019 National Library Week
Start Date: 4/8/2019 All Day
End Date: 4/9/2019
Event Description:

The Learning Resources department at Miami Dade College (MDC) will once again celebrate National Library Week with various events from April 8-12, honoring the 2019 theme: “Libraries = Strong Communities.” Unless otherwise noted, all events are free and open to the public.

National Library Week Events at MDC:

Monday, April 8

Using Empathy to Build Strong Communities
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Homestead Campus, Room F222
500 College Terrace
Homestead, FL  33130
Learning Resources will host a talk titled Empathy: The Cost of Switching Sides as part of the Great Stories Club (GSC) special events series. This event will be hosted by the GSC director, Israel Sanchez in collaboration with Linda Levin, coordinator for the Institute for Civic Engagement and Democracy, Homestead Campus.

Using Empathy to Build Strong Communities
9:50 a.m. -11:05 a.m.
Carrie P. Meek Entrepreneurial Education Center, Room 1109
6300 NW Seventh Avenue
Miami, FL 33150
Students, staff, and the community can attend a discussion on “Using Empathy to Build Strong Communities” presented by Professor Bennie Purdue.

National Library Week Kickoff
Begins at 9 a.m.
Wolfson Campus, Library, Room 1216
300 N.E. Second Ave.
Miami, FL 33132
Kick-off to an event-filled week, including exciting book displays, giveaways, coffee, and edible treats.  

Did You Know Day
All Day
West Campus, Library, Room 1125
3800 N.W. 115 Ave.
Doral, FL  33178
Learning Resources staff will highlight the resources available with a display titled “Did You Know.”

Game of Thrones Escape Room Event
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
InterAmerican Campus, Library, Room 6011
627 S.W. 27th Avenue
Miami, Fl. 33135
Students will commence the week’s celebration with a Game of Thrones-themed Escape Room activity. Librarians will assist students in saving the city of Westeros by solving a series of puzzles with a library and GOT clues.

Tuesday, April 9

National Library Workers Day
10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Hialeah Campus, Learning Resources, Room 1400
1776 W. 49th Street
Hialeah, FL 33012
Students, faculty, and staff are invited to visit Learning Resources for a meet and greet with the library staff.  Refreshments will be available.  A pin will be presented to a library staff member recognizing his or her excellent work and dedication to the success of the Hialeah Campus Learning Resources.

Literary/Information Literacy Escape Room Event
12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Hialeah Campus, Learning Resources, Room 1400
1776 W. 49th Street
Hialeah, FL 33012
Students can register to join a team or compete on their own team.  The team who solves the puzzle and breaks out first will win a prize.

National Library Workers Day Celebration
1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Homestead Campus, Room D113
500 College Terrace
Homestead, FL 33030
A day for library staff, administrators, and friends to recognize the valuable contributions made by all library workers.

Thank A Librarian Tea
2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Wolfson Campus, Library, Room 1216
300 N.E. Second Avenue
Miami, FL 33132
Students will be asked to write appreciation Post-It notes to library staff. Refreshments will be served.

National Library Day
9 a.m.
West Campus, Library, Room 1125
3800 N.W. 115 Ave.
Doral, FL  33178
Staff will enjoy some well-deserved treats in honor of National Library Day.

National Library Workers Day
9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
InterAmerican Campus, Library, Room 6011
627 S.W. 27th Avenue
Miami, FL33135
A day for library staff, administrators, and friends to recognize the valuable contributions made by all library workers to MDC.

Location Information:
Hialeah Campus  (View Map)
1780 W 49th Street
Hialeah, FL 33012
Phone: 305-237-8700

Homestead Campus  (View Map)
500 College Terrace
Homestead, FL 33030
Phone: 305-237-5000

Padrón Campus  (View Map)
627 SW 27th Avenue
Miami, FL 33135
Phone: 305-237-6000

West Campus  (View Map)
3800 NW 115th Avenue
Doral, FL 33178
Phone: 305-237-8000

Wolfson Campus  (View Map)
300 NE 2nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33132
Phone: 305-237-3000
Contact Information:
Name: Teresita Martinez
Phone: 305-237-3639
Email: tmartin2@mdc.edu
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