Library Services

The library has an extensive collection of reference books for both adults and children including college and career guidance materials and Literary Criticism. Our staff is available to assist you.

Call Ahead Service and Holds/Requests
Call ahead or place your order online! Library staff will call when materials are ready and to schedule a pick up

Printing, Copier, and Scanning

Assistive Services
- Large Print and Audio-books
- Braille and Talking Books Library
- Delivery to the Home-bound
- Inter-library Loan

Get a Library Card 

Residents of Miami Shores - No Fee
Barry University faculty/On-campus residents - No Fee
Non-resident adult or family $75 a year
Non-resident children 17 and under $25 a year
Applicants must show proof of current address.
Non Resident Seniors Ages 60+ : $50.00 per year

Florida Retired Educators - Retired educators who are members of the Florida Retired Educator’s Association (FREA) and who taught in Miami Shores schools are eligible for a free membership, renewable annually, with proof of a current FREA membership.

Borrowing Guidelines
Fiction & Paperbacks 15 books
Non-fiction Books 3 per subject
Magazines 10 per card
CDs &DVDs 5 ea. per card
First time checkout 2 items only

Library Collection
Adult and Children’s Books 40,000+
Teen and Young Adult Books 17,000+
DVDs 3,500+
Audio-books & Music CDs 1,800+
Periodicals (Print) 75+
eBooks & eAudio through OverDrive 7,000+
Digital Magazines through OverDrive 3,000+

Loan Periods
General Collection 28 days
New Fiction 7 days
Audio Books, CDs & Magazines 28 days
DVDs 7 days
eBooks & eAudios 14 days

Fines and Fees
Please return all books, and magazines via the library’s book drop.
Please return DVDs and Audio CDs to the circulation desk to avoid damage in the book drop.
eBooks & eAudios are automatically checked in when due and do not accrue fines.

Overdue Fees
Books, Audios & Magazines .25 cents per day
DVDs $ 1.00 per day
Replacement of Lost Library Card $5.00

General Information
Phone Numbers
Emergencies: Dial 911
10021 Northeast 2nd Avenue,
Miami Shores,

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday
9:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday & Friday
9:00am - 6:00pm
9:00am - 3:00pm

Michelle Brown,
Library Director