Events

The Library is here to help you learn and connect with your community through our wide array of free events, programs, classes, book clubs, and more. Please check listings to confirm if a program is in-person, online, or outdoors.

If you have any questions about the events listed below, please contact the branch for more information. See here for service updates at the Library.

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22 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Wed, June 29
@ 12 PM
This event will be in person. JOIN THE CENSUS TEAM You will have the opportunity to learn about the importance of the Census, available job opportunities, and to apply in person. Representatives from the United States Census Bureau will be at this event to assist you.
South Beach LibraryJob Seekers
Wed, June 29
@ 5:30 PM
This event is in person only. Are you learning English and need a space to practice what you know? Join our Café Americano Chats where you will have the opportunity to practice listening and speaking through conversations with other English learners. Basic conversational English level is encouraged to participate and make the most of this space. No registration needed. This group will meet on Wednesdays from 5:30 to 6:30 on: June 1 June 15 June 22 June 29 Will continue in July!
South Beach LibraryAdults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Wed, June 29
@ 6 PM
Book Discussion Group
This event is online only. Join us for the latest edition of our popular virtual book club! About the book: Lydia Smith lives her life hiding in plain sight. A clerk at the Bright Ideas bookstore, she keeps a meticulously crafted existence among her beloved books, eccentric colleagues, and the BookFrogs—the lost and lonely regulars who spend every day marauding the store’s overwhelmed shelves. But when Joey Molina, a young, beguiling BookFrog, kills himself in the bookstore’s upper r…
South Beach Library
Online Only
Adults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Thu, June 30
@ 11:30 AM
English for Speakers of Other Languages
This program is in person NO REGISTRATION NEEDED! Just come to a class! We Speak NYC is an Emmy Award-winning TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate Level Conversation group for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners (16 and older, not in High School) will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We…
South Beach LibraryAdults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Thu, June 30
@ 4:30 PM
This event will take place in-person at the South Beach Library. In case you haven’t come across it, diamond painting is one of the fastest trending crafts out there! This relatively new art form breaks images down into patterns. Combining the concepts of mosaic art and paint-by-numbers, diamond painting uses tiny round rhinestones on adhesive to create a glittering, multi-dimensional picture. If you enjoy detail work and bling, this craft is perfect for you! This will be an ongoing social p…
South Beach LibraryAdults,

50+
Thu, June 30
@ 4:30 PM
This event will take place in-person at the South Beach Library. In case you haven’t come across it, diamond painting is one of the fastest trending crafts out there! This relatively new art form breaks images down into patterns. Combining the concepts of mosaic art and paint-by-numbers, diamond painting uses tiny round rhinestones on adhesive to create a glittering, multi-dimensional picture. If you enjoy detail work and bling, this craft is perfect for you! This will be an ongoing social p…
South Beach LibraryAdults,

50+
Thu, July 7
@ 4:30 PM
This event will take place in-person at the South Beach Library. In case you haven’t come across it, diamond painting is one of the fastest trending crafts out there! This relatively new art form breaks images down into patterns. Combining the concepts of mosaic art and paint-by-numbers, diamond painting uses tiny round rhinestones on adhesive to create a glittering, multi-dimensional picture. If you enjoy detail work and bling, this craft is perfect for you! This will be an ongoing social p…
South Beach LibraryAdults,

50+
Thu, July 7
@ 5:30 PM
NYPL en Español
Este evento será en línea. Únase al personal de la Biblioteca de South Beach para disfrutar de una conversación inspirada por ideas presentadas en TED en Español. Esta es una gran oportunidad para personas que desean compartir y ampliar su entendimiento sobre temas relevantes que afectan a nuestro mundo a través de diálogos abiertos. Este jueves, 7 de julio, veremos la charla de TED en Español: Cómo nos manipulan en las redes sociales de Santiago Bilinkis. Después disfrutaremos de una conver…
Online Only | En líneaAdults,

Book Lovers,

Families,

Immigrants,

Parents/Caregivers
Fri, July 8
@ 11 AM
Book Discussion Group
This event will take place in-person at the South Beach Library. Join us for our new book club dedicated to readers of everything romance! About the book: Meet Yinka: a thirty-something, Oxford-educated, British Nigerian woman with a well-paid job, good friends, and a mother whose constant refrain is “Yinka, where is your huzband?” Yinka’s Nigerian aunties frequently pray for her delivery from singledom, her work friends think she’s too traditional (she’s saving herself for marriage!), her…
South Beach LibraryAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Sat, July 9
@ 11:30 AM
Online
This event is online only. Are you on the hunt for the next great read? Or are you curious to read something new? Never fear, your librarian is here! Tune in for a special virtual presentation from our Adult Librarian who will chat about forthcoming books and give attendees the inside scoop on the latest releases from top publishers. Hear what's new for this month and spark your reading curiosity! Browse and read the latest e-books and e-audiobooks using our made just for you e-re…
South Beach Library
Online Only
Adults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Sat, July 9
@ 12 PM
Outdoor
Come down to our outdoor space and grab a free book...or grab many free books. The choice is yours. Looking to pass along an old book? Bring that down as well, we'll find a new home for it.
South Beach LibraryAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Families,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, July 11
@ 4:30 PM
This event will take place in-person at the South Beach Library. Indulge in the art of painting with our popular Adult canvas painting program that has everything but the wine! The projects created during this program will be guided, allowing participants of all skill levels to learn new techniques. Everyone paints the same design, but no artistry is alike! Limited Space | First Come, First Served
South Beach LibraryAdults,

50+
Wed, July 13
@ 5:30 PM
Book Discussion Group
This event is online only. Join us for our new book club dedicated to readers of everything romance! About the book: Meet Yinka: a thirty-something, Oxford-educated, British Nigerian woman with a well-paid job, good friends, and a mother whose constant refrain is “Yinka, where is your huzband?” Yinka’s Nigerian aunties frequently pray for her delivery from singledom, her work friends think she’s too traditional (she’s saving herself for marriage!), her girlfriends think she needs to get…
South Beach Library
Online Only
Adults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Thu, July 14
@ 4:30 PM
This event will take place in-person at the South Beach Library. In case you haven’t come across it, diamond painting is one of the fastest trending crafts out there! This relatively new art form breaks images down into patterns. Combining the concepts of mosaic art and paint-by-numbers, diamond painting uses tiny round rhinestones on adhesive to create a glittering, multi-dimensional picture. If you enjoy detail work and bling, this craft is perfect for you! This will be an ongoing social p…
South Beach LibraryAdults,

50+
Wed, July 20
@ 11:15 AM
Book Discussion Group
This event will take place in-person at the South Beach Library. Join us for the latest edition of our popular monthly book club! About the book: Based on true events, a story of courage, forgiveness, love, and freedom in precolonial Ghana, told through the eyes of two women born to vastly different fates. Aminah lives an idyllic life until she is brutally separated from her home and forced on a journey that transforms her from a daydreamer into a resilient woman. Wurche, the willful dau…
South Beach LibraryAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Wed, July 20
@ 2 PM
This event will take place in-person at the South Beach Library. Want to learn the basics of using Microsoft Excel 2019? Come to the South Beach library for our free class to learn how to learn the basic of Excel.
South Beach LibraryAdults
Thu, July 21
@ 4:30 PM
This event will take place in-person at the South Beach Library. In case you haven’t come across it, diamond painting is one of the fastest trending crafts out there! This relatively new art form breaks images down into patterns. Combining the concepts of mosaic art and paint-by-numbers, diamond painting uses tiny round rhinestones on adhesive to create a glittering, multi-dimensional picture. If you enjoy detail work and bling, this craft is perfect for you! This will be an ongoing social p…
South Beach LibraryAdults,

50+
Fri, July 22
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in-person at the South Beach Library. Indulge in the art of painting with our popular Adult canvas painting program that has everything but the wine! The projects created during this program will be guided, allowing participants of all skill levels to learn new techniques. Everyone paints the same design, but no artistry is alike! Limited Space | First Come, First Served
South Beach LibraryAdults,

50+
Sat, July 23
@ 12 PM
Outdoor
Come down to our outdoor space and grab a free book...or grab many free books. The choice is yours. Looking to pass along an old book? Bring that down as well, we'll find a new home for it.
South Beach LibraryAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Families,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, July 26
@ 5 PM
This event will take place in-person at the South Beach Library Fuse beads are small multi-colored plastic beads that can be melted together to create desings that have a unique pixelated quality. These nifty little beads that are not just for kids, can be created into coasters, bookmarks, earrings, keychains, magnets, pins, whatever your imagination is in the mood for! Limited Space | First Come, First Served
South Beach LibraryAdults,

50+
Wed, July 27
@ 5:30 PM
Book Discussion Group
This event is online only. Join us for the latest edition of our popular virtual book club! About the book: Based on true events, a story of courage, forgiveness, love, and freedom in precolonial Ghana, told through the eyes of two women born to vastly different fates. Aminah lives an idyllic life until she is brutally separated from her home and forced on a journey that transforms her from a daydreamer into a resilient woman. Wurche, the willful daughter of a chief, is desperate to pl…
South Beach Library
Online Only
Adults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Thu, July 28
@ 4:30 PM
This event will take place in-person at the South Beach Library. In case you haven’t come across it, diamond painting is one of the fastest trending crafts out there! This relatively new art form breaks images down into patterns. Combining the concepts of mosaic art and paint-by-numbers, diamond painting uses tiny round rhinestones on adhesive to create a glittering, multi-dimensional picture. If you enjoy detail work and bling, this craft is perfect for you! This will be an ongoing social p…
South Beach LibraryAdults,

50+