The Miami-Dade Public Library offers library card holders a chance to visit local museums and attractions for free. When available, the passes are good for a family of four to get into the Deering Estate at Cutler, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, HistoryMiami, Miami Art Museum, Miami Children’s Museum, Zoo Miami and Vizcaya Museum and Gardens. The passes are good for one visit only and blackout dates may apply. More details are here.
The state historic site celebrates Literacy Month on Sunday, Sept. 11, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This year’s event features activities for kids, including a read-along for little ones. Admission is free with a library card or donation of a gently used book. Bring a picnic, blanket and good book to the Barnacle, 3485 Main Hwy., Coconut Grove.