Adult Programs & Special Events
The library offers its adult members a variety of special programs, workshops, clubs and other cultural events which provide the best in books, the arts and personal improvement and entertainment. These unique events and activities are offered throughout the year.
Pick up a monthly calendar at our front desk!
Celebrate Black History Month
Opening Reception February 9th 6-7:30pm
Join Brockway Library and the Miami Shores People of Color Thursday evening, February 9th from 6-7:30pm as we kick off the month’s events with an Opening Reception featuring Beat Poet and Grammy-nominated spoken word artist, Rebecca “Butterfly” Vaughns, and sax artist, Leo Casino, a Grammy-nominated composer. More events to be announced! RSVPs appreciated: Please call 305-758-8107 to register. Refreshments will be served. FREE.
Film Lecture Series concludes this month!
Join us for 7 fantastic sessions as film critic and professor Dan Hudak from "Hudak on Hollywood" uses clips from classic films to discuss how and why movies are so memorable.
All sessions are from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Session 7: February 2nd
Topic: "Best Picture Talk" : Oscar Nominees
Registration Required. Cost per participant/per session: $5.00; $35.00 for the series. DON’T MISS THIS! Call 305-758-8107 for more information. Space is limited.
(1/9, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6 & 2/13 unless otherwise noted)
class on Monday, January 16 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Robert Dawson – “Triumph and Tragedy” – 9:30-11:00 am – BROCKWAY LIBRARY, MIAMI SHORES (10021 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami Shores, Florida 33138) Meeting dates: (5 sessions) Monday, January 9, 23, 30 and February 6 and 13. – Tuition is $90.00 for members, $115.00 for non-members.
This course is a series of lectures, live and in costume, presented as different historic individuals. Presenter Robert Dawson is an actor/historian with a repertoire of over 70 characters. This is a different, engaging, entertaining, and enlightening approach to teaching and learning history.
(List of characters is subject to change and will be announced in a separate e-mail).
(1/12, 1/19, 1/26, 2/2, 2/9 & 2/16 unless otherwise noted)
Alan Fisher – “Bill of Rights” Part 2, 10:30 am – 12:00 am– BROCKWAY LIBRARY, MIAMI SHORES (10021 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami Shores, Florida 33138) Meeting dates: (6 sessions) Thursday, January 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9 and 16. -Tuition - $100.00 for members, $125.00 for non-members.
“The Bill of Rights” Part 2: Amendments 2-9 to the Constitution cover many of the basic rights enjoyed by free people against an oppressive government, including a fair trial, protection against unreasonable invasion of one’s personal property, against cruel and unusual punishment, and perhaps even the right of every citizen to own a gun. We will analyze the text of the Constitution and examine how the Supreme Court has applied these ideas over time. The class is interactive.
Call (305) 919 5910 for more information and to register for classes. OLLI Membership is available to those age 55 or older and includes additional classes on the FIU Biscayne Bay campus.