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All Kids Included is proud to sponsor inclusive programs in partnership with the Miami-Dade County Public Library System, Arts for Learning, Waving Hands, and other literary organizations.  Activities include American Sign Language Interpretation (ASL) and other AKI-inspired elements and artists infused into the Miami-Dade County Public Library System Family Storytelling Festivals and other literary events throughout the year.

For additional information contact Francine Andersen fran@miamidade.gov / (305) 375-5024.

Upcoming Events:

Celebrate International Dot Day with All Kids Included
Make your mark and see where it takes you!

10:30 am & 11:30 am Saturday, September 15, 2018

Main Library, Auditorium
101 West Flagler Street | Miami FL, 33130

South Dade Regional Library, Auditorium
10750 SW 211 Street, | Cutler Bay, FL 33189

Click here to download AKI Dot Day flyer
Click here to view AKI Dot Day Press Release

Click here to veiw photos from AKI International Dot Day 2018

Presented by the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, Miami-Dade Public Library System and Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Clinical Art Therapy Department

Join us for a celebration of Peter H. Reynolds’ The Dot; “a storybook for all ages” with themes of bravery, creativity, and self-expression which teaches that all works of art begin with a simple dot. Participants will receive a complimentary copy of the book, while supplies last. Following a reading of The Dot, participants can “make their own marks” in both individual and community art projects led by professional teaching artists and art therapists. This event is free and open to the public.

International Dot Day celebrates the fifteenth anniversary of the book’s publication with events worldwide. The Dot is also the selected book for the 2019 All Kids Included district-wide student art competition, open to all Miami-Dade students in grades Pre K-12.  Information about the art contest will be available during The Dot Day celebration.

About The Dot

American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters will be available at this event.  To request materials in accessible format, and/or any accommodation to participate in Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs sponsored programs or meetings, please contact Francine Andersen 305-375-4634 / culture@miamidade.gov, five days in advance to initiate your request. TTY users may also call 711 (Florida Relay Service).

Click here to view photos from the April 14, 2018 MDPLS Family Storytelling Festival

Click here to view photos from the April 30, 2016 MDPLS Family Storytelling Festival