Monday is Labor Day. Here’s what’s open and closed throughout South Florida.
The Miami-Dade County Commission decided in the early hours of Wednesday morning to use rainy-day reserves to prevent layoffs of library workers and cutting library hours in the coming fiscal year, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
All of Miami-Dade County’s libraries will reportedly now remain open just weeks after word nearly two dozen would possibly close.
Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez revealed Thursday that the deep budget cuts will only close four libraries and not the worst case scenario of 22 libraries closing.
An updated budget plan may save half a dozen Miami-Dade County libraries from being permanently padlocked, according to CBS4 news partner The Miami Herald.
Miami-Dade County government may be about to undergo another round of austerity after county commissioners approved by a vote of 8-4 a budget for the new year which does not include an increase in property taxes.
Reading is fundamental! But if you’re looking for more than just a book, South Florida has some terrific public libraries that offer books and a whole lot more. They can be found at the North Miami Beach Public Library and the dozens of branches of the Broward County and Miami-Dade County Public Library Systems.
School is out for the summer, but that doesn’t mean the learning has to stop. The Miami Dolphins have teamed up with Broward County libraries for a summer reading program.
There’s a new program at the North Dade regional library that uses innovation and exploration of technology. Students use YOUmedia Miami to tell their stories by using their new digital skills. This is all supported by the Knight Foundation who gave over $800,000 in grant money.
A Florida county is putting the racy romance trilogy “Fifty Shades of Grey” back on its library shelves.