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Broward County Library - Main Branch

100 South Andrews Avenue
954-357-7444

Hours:

Monday, Thursday and Friday: 10AM to 6PM
Tuesday and Wednesday: 12 to 8PM
Saturday: 10AM to 6PM
Sunday: Closed


Upcoming Events at Broward County Library - Main Branch

Ageless Grace: Brain Health Program with Sharon Veingrad

Thursday, Dec 1, 2022 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Stirling Road Branch Library
Fort Lauderdale, FL
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Cultural Conversations On World AIDS Day

Thursday, Dec 1, 2022 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm
African-American Research Library and Cultural Center
Fort Lauderdale, FL
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Coping with the Holidays

Monday, Dec 5, 2022 from 11:00am to 12:00pm
Fort Lauderdale, FL
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Norman Rockwell: America’s Illustrator

Monday, Dec 5, 2022 from 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Fort Lauderdale, FL
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Arts and Crafts for Adults with Christine (In-Person)

Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 from 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Dania Beach Paul DeMaio Branch
Dania Beach, FL
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Soulful Christmas: A Family Celebration

Saturday, Dec 10, 2022 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
African-American Research Library and Cultural Center
Fort Lauderdale, FL
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Craftapalooza: Celebrate Creativity

Saturday, Dec 17, 2022 from 11:00am to 3:00pm
Broward County Library
Fort Lauderdale, FL
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Holiday Music And Craft

Tuesday, Dec 20, 2022 from 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Riverland Branch Library
Fort Lauderdale, FL
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Holiday Classic Movie

Saturday, Dec 24, 2022 from 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Beach Branch Library
Pompano Beach, FL
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Coffee and Conversation

Thursday, Dec 29, 2022 from 11:00am to 12:00pm
Broward County Library
Fort Lauderdale, FL
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Recent News

Broward County Library Magazine for December 2022

December Library Magazine View the magazine online and find free events for all ages including book clubs, arts and crafts, storytimes, musical performances, health and wellness, career, finance and more! Read Now Your Opinion Counts Let us…

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Broward County Library News - November 17, 2022

Holiday Closure: Thanksgiving Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25 All Broward County Library locations will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Our online resources are available 24/7. woman wearing santa hat under palm…

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Broward County Library News - November 15, 2022

Holiday Closure: Thanksgiving Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25 All Broward County Library locations will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Our online resources are available 24/7. Health & Wellness Featured…

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Broward County Library News - November 10, 2022

Holiday Closure: Veterans Day Friday, November 11 All Broward County Library locations, with the exception of NSU-Alvin Sherman Library, will be closed. Our online resources are available 24/7. Get a Clue StoryBook Festival, November 19,…

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Broward County Library News - November 8, 2022

Holiday Closure: Veterans Day Friday, November 11 All Broward County Library locations, with the exception of NSU-Alvin Sherman Library, will be closed. Our online resources are available 24/7. Please note that due to Tropical Storm Nicole…

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Broward County Library News - November 3, 2022

Celebrating Our Veterans Veterans Family Day, November 19, 11AM-2PM, Details/Registration Location: Reverend Samuel Delevoe Memorial Park (adjacent to African American Research Library and Cultural Center) Join us as we honor military veterans…

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Broward County Library News - November 1, 2022

Express Yourself Adults Decorate & Donate Greeting Cards for Our Troops, November 5, 1-3PM, Southwest Regional Library Fine Art Painting Class with Wylene del Pino, November 7, 10:30AM-1PM, Galt Ocean Mile Reading Center Knit…

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Broward County Library News - October 27, 2022

November Library Magazine View the magazine online and find free events for all ages including book clubs, arts and crafts, storytimes, musical performances, health and wellness, career, finance and more! Read Now Your Opinion Counts Let us know…

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Broward County Library News - October 25, 2022

November is a month for giving thanks. It’s also a time for gatherings, cooking and crafts. In this season, gratitude is the attitude, with something for everyone at our library events. For many families, the holiday season is celebrated…

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Broward County Library News - October 13, 2022

Arts, Crafts, Carving and Kahoot! Craft with Kristen: Calavera (Skull) Accessories, adults/teens, October 15, 2-3PM, Lauderhill Towne Centre Library Halloween Crafts, ages 5-18, October 20, 4-5PM, Northwest Regional Library …

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Broward County Library News - October 11, 2022

We’ve got great news to share – we’ve eliminated late fines! Broward County Library (BCL) will no longer assess any late fines for library books, DVDs and other materials returned after the due date. Even sweeter, BCL is also…

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Broward County Library News - October 6, 2022

We’re Here to Help Ask Us Anything: Technology and Computers Mondays, 6-7PM, Hallandale Beach Branch Need help understanding how to use your computer, phone or tablet? Bring your questions and devices and we’ll give you a hand.…

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Broward County Library News - October 4, 2022

October Featured Arts & Crafts Events Adults -Get Crafty: Beaded Pumpkin, October 5, 5-5:45PM or 6:30-7:15PM, Southwest Regional Library -Crafts with Kristen: Create and Decorate Calavera (Skull) Accessories, teens welcome, October 15,…

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Broward County Library Director's Message from Allison Grubbs - September 27, 2022

Director's Message from Allison Grubbs What a month we have ahead of us! There are so many special occasions at the library in October. It’s TeenTober, a month-long celebration designed to encourage teens to be enthusiastic readers…

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Broward County Library News - September 20, 2022

Free News & Newspapers Stop pricey subscriptions and read your favorite papers online. Use your Broward County Library card to access Miami Herald, The New York Times, South Florida Sun Sentinel, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post and more.…

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Broward County Library News - September 15, 2022

Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 - Oct. 15) Featured Events For a full list of Hispanic Heritage Month programs, visit our Online Library Events Calendar, enter "Hispanic Heritage" in the search box and select your desired date range. Live…

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Broward County Library News - September 8, 2022

Take Care of Yourself Ageless Grace: Chair exercises for the mind and body -Tuesdays, 1-2PM, Dania Beach Paul DeMaio Branch -Wednesdays, 1-2PM, Weston Branch -Thursdays, 2-3PM, Stirling Road Branch -Thursdays, September 8, 1-2PM, & September…

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Broward County Library News - Screen time

Let’s Get It Started: Tech for Beginners -iPhone Tips for Beginners, September 7, 1-2PM, Pembroke Pines Branch. Learn iPhone basics – bring your iPhone and your questions. -Computer Basics Class, September 8 and September 22, 1-2PM,…

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Broward County Library News - September 1, 2022

Holiday Closure: Monday, September 5 All Broward County Library locations will be closed Monday, September 5 in observance of Labor Day. Our online resources and more are available 24/7 at Broward.org/Library. September Featured Book Clubs…

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Broward County Library - September Savings

Five Ways to Save Money with Your Broward County Library Card If you’re reading this, you probably already have a Broward County Library card. But you probably know someone who doesn’t! September is Library Card Sign-up Month, the…

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Broward County Library Magazine - September 2022

September Library Magazine View the magazine online and find free events for all ages including book clubs, arts and crafts, storytimes, musical performances, health and wellness, career, finance and more! Read…

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Broward County Library News - Director's Message From Allison Grubbs

Director's Message from Allison Grubbs As we ease into September from Labor Day, a holiday created to recognize the dignity and political rights of working people, it’s a perfect time to think about how our society changes, and what brings…

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Broward County Library News - August 18, 2022

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Broward County Library News - August 9, 2022

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Broward County Library News - August 2, 2022

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Broward County Library Director's Message from Allison Grubbs - July 28, 2022

The glorious cycle begins again – it’s back to school time! South Florida’s climate makes it seem like an endless summer. And in a way it is, because it’s almost always blindingly sunny and a perfect beach day. Where I am…

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Broward County Library News - July 26, 2022

Jobs & Career Bracing for the Metaverse: Immersive Tech for Entrepreneurs July 27, 5:30-6:30PM, Online You Got This: Starting Your Own International Business July 27, 6-7:30PM, Hybrid in-Person/Online Create a…

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Broward County Library News - July 21, 2022

Wellness Events Diabetes Prevention & Diabetes Education (Online) July 26, 2:30-3:30PM Find out about diabetes basics, prevention programs, self-management education and support. Stress, Hormones and Health August 2, 4:15-5PM, Century…

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Broward County Library News - July 19, 2022

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Broward County Library News - July 14, 2022

It’s Not Gossip if the Characters are Fictional Let’s talk books! We offer almost two dozen book clubs each month at libraries all over Broward County. Meet other readers and explore new titles and genres. We have clubs for all ages,…

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Broward County Library News - July 11, 2022

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Broward County Library News - July 7, 2022

Look Who’s Here! July Authors, Artists & Illustrators @BCL Illustrator Kaylani Juanita - Ashley Bryan Art in the Summer Series July 13, 2-3PM, Online Kaylani Juanita leads a fun, creative online art lesson for all ages and families. …

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Broward County Library News - July 5, 2022

Dive Into Our Ocean of Possibilities Summer Learning Program If you’re not spending the summer winning prizes for reading, learning and trying new things, then dive into our Summer Learning Program (SLP)! The next prize drawing is August 1st…

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Broward County Library Director's Message from Allison Grubbs - June 30, 2022

Here comes July – bursting from the night sky! We’re looking forward to a dazzling evening of fireworks on Monday, July 4 (pets inside, please!). All library branches are closed on the holiday for in-person visits, but as you know,…

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Broward County Library - News - June 28, 2022

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Broward County Library News - June 23, 2022

Take & Make Crafts for Kids Pick them up, take them home and make them your own! Select libraries now offer free take and make craft kits for at-home fun. To find one close to you, visit our Online Library Event Calendar, enter "take and make"…

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Broward County Library News - June 16, 2022

Celebrate Juneteenth 21st Annual Blues & Sweet Potato Pie Festival June 18, 11AM-5PM, Apollo Park, adjacent to Northwest Branch Library This beloved signature event dishes up BBQ, Civil War historical re-enactors, blues/jazz music,…

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Broward County Library News - June 14, 2022

Look Who’s Here! June Authors, Artists & Illustrators @BCL -Watercolor Art Lesson with award-winning illustrator/artist E.B. Lewis, Ashley Bryan Art in the Summer Series June 15, 2-3PM, Online (Tweens, Teens, Adults) -Meet the…

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Broward County Library News - June 9, 2022

Special Online Juneteenth Celebration with Opal Lee, "Grandmother of Juneteenth" Saturday, June 11, 1-2:30PM Explore the history, meaning and significance of the Juneteenth holiday at this free online event. It features an afternoon of dynamic…

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Broward County Library - The sounds of summer

BAM! Be Alive Through Music Festival June 11, 7-9:30PM, African American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC) BAM! It's Juneteenth - Be Alive through Music, which features Archives After Dark: Hosted by Quadeera Teart; with performances…

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Broward County Library - Celebrating Pride Month

Celebrate Pride Month - Interactive Queer Banned Book Installation June 1-29, Main Library Learn about the history of Queer banned books and read/take free LGBTQ+ books provided by Stonewall National Museum & Archives - Art Exhibit: Bona…

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Broward County Library News - May 26, 2022

Holiday Closure: Monday, May 30 All Broward County Library locations will be closed Monday, May 30th in observance of Memorial Day. Our online resources and more are available 24/7 at Broward.org/Library. Caribbean American Heritage Month…

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Broward County Library - Director's Message from Allison Grubbs

Summer is gaining on us, and I’m daydreaming of being at the beach with prize-winning paperbacks that have been calling my name all year. Or maybe lounging in a hammock with my tablet full of ebooks that weighs only a few ounces. I’m…

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Broward County Library - Summer Magazine Just Published

Summer Library Magazine View the magazine online and find free events for all ages including book clubs, arts and crafts, storytimes, musical performances, health and wellness, career, finance and more! Read Now Dive Into Oceans of…

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Broward County Library - Summer’s Right Around The Corner

17th Annual Children's BookFest June 4, 10AM-3PM, West Regional Library Join us for the 17th Annual Children’s BookFest, the official kick-off to Broward County Library’s Summer Learning Program - Oceans of Possibilities. This free…

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Broward County Library News - May 17, 2022

Juneteenth Celebrations We’re hosting Juneteenth events for all ages, including these special signature events: - June 11, 1-2:30PM - Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom (online) featuring activist Opal Lee, the “Grandmother of…

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Broward County Library News - May 11, 2022

Tech Talk Gear to Go Love gadgets and tech? Use your Broward County Library card to check out tablets, virtual reality headsets, internet hotspots, robotic devices, snap circuit electronic kits and more. If fitness is your thing, pedometers,…

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Broward County Library New - May 10, 2022

Health & Wellness -Doc Talk on Diabetes, with Dr. Megha Vashist of Chen Senior Medical Center May 16, 2:30-3:30PM, Hallandale Beach Library -Create a Fidget Bead Accessory, for calming anxiety and reducing stress May 19, 3-4PM,…

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Broward County Library New - May 5, 2022

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Broward County Library Magazine - May 2022

May Library Magazine View the magazine online and find free events for all ages including book clubs, arts and crafts, storytimes, musical performances, health and wellness, career, finance and more! Plan your month with easy one-click…

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Broward County Library News - April 21, 2022

Write It and Publish It The Sacred Scribe: Creative Writing Workshops May 2, 9, 16, 23, 5-6:30PM, North Regional/Broward College Library Explore and expand your creativity in this four-part writing workshop series with playwright Arianna Rose. …

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Broward County Library News - April 19, 2022

We’re expanding our weekend service hours! Effective Sunday, April 24, 2022, four more Broward County Library locations will be open on Sundays. An additional 13 branches will begin opening on Saturdays, starting on April 30, for a total of…

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Broward County Library News - April 12, 2022

Travel Expo 2022@ Your Library May 14, 11AM-3PM, Southwest Regional Library, Register Pack your bags! Plan your next adventure at Broward County Library’s Travel Expo. It features 15 industry professionals showcasing cruises, tours, resorts…

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Broward County Library News - April 7, 2022

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Broward County Library Magazine - April 2022

April Library Magazine View the magazine online and find free events for all ages including book clubs, arts and crafts, storytimes, musical performances, health and wellness, career, finance and more! Plan your month with easy one-click…

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Broward County Library - Director's Message From Allison Grubbs

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Broward County Library - News

What Will You Create? Looking for somewhere to unleash your creativity and ideas? Creation Station is the place! It's the first free community center in Broward equipped with tools such as state-of-the-art computers and gadgets as well as public…

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Broward County Library - Rolle play, author day, crochet

Outdoor, drive-in play (In-person/Outdoors) March 25, 26, 7PM; March 27, 4PM, African American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC) The creative team at AARLCC has expanded its original play based on the life of award-winning actress and…

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Broward County Library - Special Director’s Message : Marking a Pivotal Moment in Our History

Two years ago today, our library buildings closed due to COVID-19. Although the buildings were closed to the public, library staff continued diligently working inside. Library staff pivoted to provide service to the community on the phone, online,…

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Broward County Library News Amazing Todays And Awesome Tomorrows

ArtLit 2022 – This Saturday at Pompano Beach Library Our annual outdoor celebration of art and literature for all ages is happening from noon to 5PM this Saturday, March 19 at the Pompano Beach Library and Cultural Center. Enjoy fun photo…

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Broward County Library News -Gimme a spring break March 2022

Open & Ready for Fun Spring break for Broward’s public school students starts this Friday, and we’re ready. All Broward County Library locations are open to the public, and many of them offer free events for children. Storytimes,…

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Broward County Library News - Special message regarding Ukraine

When world events take a frightening turn, we look for ways to select our sources and make sense of what is happening. Your library is the place you can go to for truthful, accurate, unbiased information and balanced points of view. In addition to…

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Broward County Library - March gladness

Reading Brings Us Together If the only thing you love more than reading is talking about reading with other readers, join us at one of our March book clubs. We’ve got almost 20 (18, to be exact) different book clubs this month for readers of…

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Broward County Library Magazine - March 2022

March Library Magazine Explore free online and in-person events for all ages including Women's History Month, Workforce Ready, English for Families, Director's Book Club, storytimes, musical performances, health and wellness, business and more!…

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Broward County Library Director's Message from Allison Grubbs

March is Women’s History Month, and I have so much to tell you, beginning with a free, epic exhibit created by the Smithsonian and the National Museum of American History comprised of 200 objects that spans over 200 years. The blockbuster…

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Broward County Library News-Create your future, explore your past

Holiday Closure: Presidents Day All Broward County Library locations, with the exception of NSU-Alvin Sherman Library, will be closed Monday, February 21 in observance of Presidents’ Day. Our online resources and more are available 24/7 at…

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Broward County Library News - February 10,2022

Two Awesome Events, One Amazing Weekend! Moonlight Tales: Love Your Library (In-person/Outdoors) Friday, February 25, 7-8:30PM, Register Moonlight Tales, our annual adult song-and-story cabaret, is right around the corner! This free event will take…

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Broward County Library Book Club News - February 2, 2022

Director’s Book Club Join Broward County Libraries Director Allison Grubbs at an upcoming 2022 Director’s Book Club to talk about great books, exchange ideas and meet friends old and new. Get the full list of 2022 Director’s Book…

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Broward County Library Magazine - February 2022

February Magazine Explore free online and in-person events for all ages including Moonlight Tales, Literary Expo, Black History Month, Director's Book Club, storytimes, musical performances, health and wellness, business and more! Plan your month…

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Broward County Library Director's Message from Allison Grubbs - January 25, 2022

Anyone who is a reader like I am knows we like to divide the year into books, even more than months. We have a “to be read” list as long as an arm, with titles we can’t wait to delve into. Those who live with us complain about…

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Broward County Library News - Big Read and Black History Month

NEA Big Read Signature Events: “An Online Conversation with…” The NEA Big Read 2022 is a community-wide reading project that features events and programs examining and celebrating the experience of writers of Asian ancestry.…

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Broward County Library News - January 19, 2022

Tell Your Story. It’s Your Write! Literary Expo for Readers & Writers The fourth annual “Tell Your Story. It’s Your Write” Literary Expo is back! This year’s event takes place online from 10AM to 5PM on Saturday,…

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Broward County Library News - January 14, 2022

Matinee? Midnight Movie? Stream for Free on Your Schedule - Use your Broward County Library card to access streaming video content, including feature films, indie movies, documentaries, children’s favorites, anime and animation –…

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Broward County Library News - January 6, 2022

In-person, Indoor Library Events Through Jan. 31 Now Online or Canceled ArtLit 2022 postponed until March 2022 Due to rising COVID-19 cases in Broward County, all indoor, in-person Broward County Library events through January 31, 2022, will…

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Broward County Library News - January 4, 2022

Join the NEA Big Read! Broward County Library (BCL) presents NEA Big Read in January 2022, featuring the graphic novel, The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir by award-winning author Thi Bui, together with Drawn Together by Minh Le and A…

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Broward County Library News - December 30, 2021

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Broward County Library Director's Message from Allison Grubbs

Holiday Closure All Broward County Libraries will be closed on Saturday, January 1 for the 2022 New Year holiday. Our online resources and more are available 24/7 at Broward.org/Library. Broward County Libraries's Director, Allison Grubsbs and the…

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Broward County Library Magazine - January 2022

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Broward County Library Director's Message from Allison Grubbs

There’s one thing that all living creatures have in common: Each of us is someone’s child. And like the New Year 2022 that begins this month, a new life is a clean slate, full of promise, excitement and uncertainty. Accordingly, in this…

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Broward County Library News - December 16, 2021

Book Discussions In-Person Furious Hours by Casey Cep, Jan. 6, 2-3PM, Davie/Cooper City Library - Register Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead, Jan. 10, 11AM-Noon, Pembroke Pines/Walter C. Young Resource Center - Register The Four Winds by…

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Broward County Library News - December 14, 2021

Ready for College Online Workshops Did you know that we offer FREE SAT/ACT preparation classes and info sessions on college applications, scholarships and financial aid? Our online test-prep workshops are comparable to pricey private courses and…

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Broward County Library News - December 9, 2021

ArtLit 2022 Coming January 2022 ArtLit 2022, Broward County Library’s annual celebration of art and literature, is coming to the Pompano Beach Library and Cultural Center from noon to 5PM on Saturday, January 15, 2022. This free, all-ages…

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Broward County Library News - December 2, 2021

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Broward County Library Director's Message from Allison Grubbs

What a wonderful time of the year to be at the library! We are bursting with good cheer and great events to mark this very special season with you. For some of our customers, the winter holidays hold deep religious significance. For others,…

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Broward County Library Magazine - December 2021

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Broward County Library News - November 18, 2021

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Broward County Library News - November 16, 2021

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Broward County Library News - November 9, 2021

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Broward County Library News - November 2, 2021

December Book Clubs & Literary Events Find and reserve titles in our online catalog or call your local branch for assistance. ONLINE Odyssey Sci-Fi & Fantasy Book Club: Lovecraft Country by Matt Ruff, Dec. 1, 6-6:45PM, Register…

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Broward County Library Magazine - November 2021

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Broward County Library Director's Message from Allison Grubbs

Anywhere in America, November is a time of being thankful for something. It’s a double-header holiday month, with twice as much to be grateful for. First comes Veterans Day, when we give our appreciation to every man, woman and animal who…

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Broward County Library News - October 19, 2021

Florida History Comes Alive Exhibit & Program Series Explore the rich history of Florida at a new, free exhibit at Main Library’s Bienes Museum, Natural Legacy: The Civilian Conservation Corps, and two free, upcoming online interactive…

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Broward County Library News - October 14, 2021

Vet Fest 2021 November 6-24 Broward County Library’s annual Vet Fest is a multi-faceted series honoring veterans and their families. Join us for free online and in-person events featuring awesome authors, special Director’s Book Club…

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Broward County Library News - October 7, 2021

Online Family Fun New Orleans Jazz for the Whole Family, Nov. 1, 10-10:30AM, Register Zoom Family Game Night, Nov. 11, 6-7PM, Register Pajama Storytime, with Miss Ruthie, Nov. 16, 6-6:30PM, Register Winter Holidays Family Concert, with…

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Broward County Library News - October 5, 2021

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Broward County Library News - October 2, 2021

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Broward County Library News - September 30, 2021

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Broward County Library News - Boos and Dont's

Free Frightening Films Get ready for Halloween with free streaming horror movies on Kanopy that you can access with your Broward County Library Card. From classics to contemporary to comedic, Kanopy has all the onscreen chills and thrills you need.…

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Broward County Library News - September 16, 2021

Free Online Events: Careers to Computers Tech Talk Weekly, October 7, 14, 21, 28, 4-4:30PM, Register Project Management Quick Start Guide, October 12, 5:30-6:30PM, Register Computer Camp: Computer Basics, October 19, 1-1:45PM, Register …

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Broward County Library News - September 14, 2021

Your Best You: Health & Wellness Free Online Classes & Events Tai Chi October 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, 10:30-11:30AM, Register Chair Yoga October 5, 6, 12, 19, 26, Noon-1PM, Register Container Gardening: Herbs & Vegetables …

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Broward County Library News - September 7, 2021

Upcoming Hispanic Heritage Month Events Adults - Nuevo en Medicare, con SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders), Sept. 10, Noon-1PM, Register - Spanish Café Beginner, Sept. 13, 11:30AM-1PM, Register Youth - Canciónes…

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Broward County Library News - September 2, 2021

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Broward County Library - 5 Unique Ways to Use Your Library Card

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month! Know a friend or family member who doesn’t have a library card? It’s time to let them in on your secret. September is National Library Card Sign-up Month, which is a great opportunity to help…

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Broward County Library News - August 26, 2021

Director's Message from Allison Grubbs This month, it’s my honor to come to you as Broward County Library’s new Division Director. As we move forward together, I am dreaming big dreams for this library system to be a dynamic place that…

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Broward County Library News - August 24, 2021

September Magazine Explore free online events for all ages including discussions with The Four Agreements author Don Miguel Ruiz, Conference on Children's Literature, Ashley Bryan Art Series, storytimes, book discussions, musical performances,…

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Broward County Library News - August 19, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month Events ADULTS Classes & Lectures Word 2016 Para Principiantes en Español, Sept. 1, 4-5PM, Register Nuevo en Medicare con SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders), Sept. 10, Noon-1PM, Register…

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Broward County Library News - August 17, 2021

Career & Business Lifting & Advancing Black Business How to Gain News Coverage: PR Tips, Sept. 10, 4-5PM, Register Social Media Explosion: Twitter, Sept. 15, 1-2PM, Register Getting Started with Freelancing, Sept. 18, 11AM-Noon,…

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Broward County Library News - August 12, 2021

Stay-in Saturday We'll keep you engaged and informed with awesome, free, online events scheduled for Saturday, August 14: 100th Birth Anniversary of Alex Haley: Getting to the Roots: Panel discussion exploring the elements of Alex Haley’s…

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Broward County Library News - August 10, 2021

Back to School with BCL Tots, teens, pre-school or post-grad – wherever you are with your educational journey, Broward County Library will meet you there! As we head into the 2021-22 academic year, here are some free resources and services…

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Broward County Library News - August 5, 2021

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Broward County Library Weekly Newsletter - August 3, 2021

Annual Ashley Bryan Art Series Conference September 10, Noon-1PM: Afternoon with Nina Crews, Facebook Live September 11, 1-3PM: Ashley Bryan Family Art Studio, Register nina crewsDo you love children’s literature (or love children who…

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Allison Grubbs Named Broward County Library Director

BROWARD COUNTY, FL – Allison Grubbs has been named the new Director for the Broward County Libraries Division. She has held the position of Interim Director since February 2021, after joining Broward County Library (BCL) in June 2019 as…

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Broward County Library Weekly Newsletter - July 27, 2021

Summer Finale Featuring Salina Yoon August 7, 1-3PM, Register Don’t miss our big online summer send-off featuring this year’s Summer Learning Program featured illustrator/author Salina Yoon. Yoon has written/illustrated over 200…

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Broward County Library News - July 22, 2021

Need Help with College Prep? We Can Help! Ready for College High school students can register today for our August line-up of test prep and college readiness courses. These free, online workshops cover all sections of the SAT/ACT tests as well…

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Broward County Library Weekly News - July 20, 2021

Yoga & Meditation Chair Yoga, with Leigh Ann Russo, teens welcome, August 3, 5, 10, 17, 19, 24, Noon-1PM, Register Yoga & Meditation for Beginners, with Lawrence Huff, August 5, 11AM-Noon, Register Be Active with Stretching & Yoga,…

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South Florida Book Festival – July 15-17, 2021

South Florida Book Festival July 15-17 - Online (Facebook Live & YouTube) & Outdoors (African American Research Library & Cultural Center) The 10th Annual South Florida Book Festival features three days of authors, chefs, thought…

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Broward County Library Weekly Newsletter July 10, 2021

Big News! Have you ever wanted to read a compelling news story online but got stuck at a “paywall?” Get past that roadblock with your Broward County Library card! You now have free access to the New York Times, Wall Street Journal…

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Celebrate National Teddy Bear Picnic Day with Donna Washington

Soak Up Summer Summer fun is easy with our Summer Library Program! Visit Broward.org/Library/Summer and start winning cool prizes for reading, attending awesome online events and completing activities and challenges. It’s free, and everyone…

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Broward County Library News - July 8, 2021

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Broward County Library Weekly Newsletter July 6, 2021

Boredom Busters: Arts, Crafts & Hands-on Fun for All Ages ADULTS Geocaching Adventures: Happy Hobbies, August 2, 1:30-2:30PM, Register Draw & Paint a Seahorse: Interactive Art Lesson, August 4, 4-5:30PM, Register Baseball USA:…

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Broward County Library News - July 1, 2021

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Broward County Library News - Healthy, Wealthy and Wise

Holiday Closure All libraries will be closed Monday, July 5 in observance of Independence Day. Our online resources are available 24/7 at www.Broward.org/Library. Health & Wellness Yoga & Meditation for Beginners, July 1, 8,…

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Broward County Library Shows, Scholarships and Stars

Strive for Success with Career Online High School Scholarships are now available for no-cost tuition to Career Online High School, an online program offering qualified adults the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and career…

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Broward County Library News June 22, 2021

South Florida Book Festival - July 15-17 The 10th Annual South Florida Book Festival will be a hybrid virtual/outdoor event, held July 15-17 online and at the African American Research Library and Cultural Center in Fort Lauderdale. The event,…

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Road Trip Resources and Caturday Fun

BCL’s Top 5 (Free) Travel Resources It’s anticipated that summer travel might be pricier this year than in the past. Save money with these go-friendly money savers from Broward County Library. Speak like a native with Rosetta Stone.…

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Broward County Library News - June 15, 2021

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1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Get Ready for Kindergarten Get your little ones ready for their next big academic transition with the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Challenge and Summer at Your Library! Broward County Libraries and Broward County Public Schools are partnering…

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Broward County Library Weekly Newsletter June 8, 2021

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Broward County Library Weekly Newsletter June 3, 2021

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Broward County Library News - June 1, 2021

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Broward County Library News - May 25, 2021

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Broward County Library News - May 20, 2021

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Broward County Library News - May 18, 2021

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Your Summer Guide is Officially Here

Enjoy fun, online events for all ages that teach, entertain and inspire creativity! This year’s theme is “Tails and Tales,” with programs focusing on animals and nature. There is something for everyone with book discussions,…

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Broward County Library News - May 4, 2021

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Broward County Library News - May 4, 2021

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Broward County Library Newsletter - May 2021

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Director's Message from Allison Grubbs

One of my favorite characters in children’s literature is Nancy Drew, who was always ready to solve a mystery and save the day. Last year, we had to channel our inner Nancy Drew and put our thinking caps on to figure out the twists and turns…

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Broward County Library News - April 22, 2021

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Broward County Library News - April 20, 2021

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Broward County Library News - March 23, 2021

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Broward County Library News - March 11, 2021

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Broward County Library News - March 4, 2021

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Broward County Library Magazine for March 2021

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Director's Message from Allison Grubbs

March is Women’s History Month, an annual opportunity to reflect on the evolving role of women in our country’s history. A look at the past shows us that progress and resilience can happen in even the most challenging of times. More…

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Broward County Library News - February 11, 2021

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Broward County Library News - February 9, 2021

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Broward County Library News - February 4, 2021

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Broward County Library Magazine - February 2021

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Broward County Library News - January 26, 2021

After four wonderful years at Broward County Library, I will soon be taking the next step in my career journey, having accepted the position of Executive Director of the Las Vegas Clark County Library District. I am grateful for the experience…

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Broward County Library News - January 21, 2021

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Broward County Library News - January 19, 2021

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Broward County Library News - January 14, 2021

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Broward County Library News - January 5, 2021

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Broward County Library Magazine for January 2021

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Broward County Library News - December 17, 2020

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Broward County Library News - December 15, 2020

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Broward County Library News -Dec 10 ,2002

Holiday Events for All Ages Tuesday, December 15 - Celebrate the Holidays: All-ages virtual celebration. Stories, crafts, a sing-along, prizes and more, 4-5PM, Register Wednesday, December 16 - Polar Express Family Night: Online, live…

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Broward County Library Newsletter - December 2020

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Broward County Library December Magazine

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