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STORYBOOK PAGES COME TO LIFE AT NORTH MIAMI PUBLIC LIBRARY’S FAMILY FUN DAY AND SCHOOL SUPPLY GIVEAW

North Miami, FL – 8/10/2017

Marking the grand finale of the 2017 Summer Reading Program, on Saturday, Aug. 12, North Miami Public Library will become a one-stop-shop for local families to enjoy story time for kids, visits by popular storybook characters, crafts, games, prizes, music and food. In conjunction with Family Fun Day, North Miami’s District 3 Councilman, Philippe Bien-Aime and the Association of Haitian Educators of Dade (AHED) will host the Education Enrichment Resource Fair, featuring back to school workshops for parents and school supplies giveaways for local children.     

Families receiving donated backpacks filled with school supplies must first participate in AHED’s Education Enrichment Resource Fair workshops.  AHED workshops are scheduled for 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. AHED will provide a continental breakfast to workshop participants. Vouchers to receive backpacks will be distributed at the end of each session. Backpack giveaways will begin at 12:30 p.m. A donation of 500 backpacks is expected.   

Sponsored by the Friends of the North Miami Public Library, the annual Family Fun Day event will include performances by Ms. Rosie’s Story-Time Wagon and StoryMusic presented by Nancy Crackford and Kim Rivers. Clifford the Big Red Dog, Pete the Cat, the Cat in the Hat and Paddington Bear will be on hand, mingling with the crowd. Free food also will be provided by DBC Café, NoMi Library’s new food service provider.   

Saturday, at noon, NoMi Library will present prizes to Summer Reading Program drawing winners. The drawing will take place at 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 11 at the library.  Persons entered into the drawing must be registered summer reading participants, who borrowed NoMi Library books and logged hours of library computer usage. This year’s summer reading program began on June 1.     

Family Fun Day and the Education Enrichment Resource Fair are scheduled for 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 12, at the NoMi Library, located at 835 NE 132nd Street, North Miami. These events are free. 

For more information about Family Fun Day, call 305-891-5535, visit www.northmiamifl.gov/library or follow @NoMiLibrary on Facebook. To learn more about the Education Enrichment Resource Fair, call 305-895-9815.
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