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City of North Miami
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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 – 7/25/2018

To mark the grand finale of the 2018 Summer Reading Program, Saturday, Aug. 4, the 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, which provides a back to school informational workshop for parents and a school supplies giveaways for local children.     

Beginning at 9 a.m., families receiving donated backpacks filled with school supplies must register on-site, in the NoMi Library Courtyard. The Education Enrichment Resource workshop will begin at 10 a.m., and includes a continental breakfast for attendees. Workshop seating is limited.  The backpack giveaway 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, storytelling by Lucrese and a magic show by Merlina the Magician. Storybook characters, Curious George, The Very Hungry Caterpillar and the Wild Thing will be on hand, mingling with the crowd. Free snacks will be provided. Refreshments will also be available for purchase at DBC Café, the NoMi Library’s in-house restaurant.   

Saturday, at noon, the NoMi Library will present prizes to Summer Reading Program drawing winners. The drawing will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 3, at the library.  Persons entered into the drawing must be registered Summer Reading Program participants, who borrowed NoMi Library books or logged hours of library computer usage. This year’s summer reading program began on June 8.     

Family Fun Day and the Education Enrichment Resource Fair are scheduled for 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 4, 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 northmiamifl.gov/library or follow @NoMiLibrary on Facebook and Instagram. To learn more about the Education Enrichment Resource Fair, call 305-895-9815.
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