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Live, Drive-In Performance of Esther Rolle Play

March 4-6, 7PM and March 7, 4PM, Register/Donate
Location: African American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC)

Join us for the debut of the original play Let the Good Times Rolle: The Life and Legacy of Esther Rolle at 100, a tribute to the many talents of Emmy Award-winning actor and Pompano Beach native Esther Rolle. This socially distanced drive-in event is free, but a $10 donation per car is requested. Donations support the Friends of African American Research Library and Cultural Center. More…

“Kelvin Watson Day” Proclamation

Kelvin Watson holding proclamation
Broward County Library Director Kelvin Watson was honored with an official Broward County Proclamation commemorating his service to Broward County and pronouncing Tuesday, February 9, 2021, as “Kelvin Watson Day” in Broward County.

Watch the ceremony, which was held at the February 9 Broward County Commission meeting.


Chess Tutoring
We offer free, live chess tutoring online via Brainfuse! Improve cognitive skills and analytic/strategic thinking or just pick up a fun new pastime with help from expert chess tutors. Visit the Brainfuse homepage and find chess resources under the Expert Help/Featured Service column.

Chess eBooks and eAudiobooksQueen's Gambit
Interested in learning more about the game of chess and how to play it? Check out our collection of free chess-related eBooks from Hoopla, which has titles for every age and playing level. And if you liked the Netflix series, you’ll love The Queen’s Gambit on eAudiobook – no holds or waiting!

Find the Right Job, Right Now

Online Job Fair
February 17, 10AM-Noon, Registerwoman looking at laptop
In celebration of Black History Month, HR Connection LLC and the Broward County Library have partnered together to organize a free online job fair. Explore hundreds of job opportunities from companies that are hiring right now, including Liberty Mutual, EAP People Corporation, Ascendo Resources and more.

Job Seekers Workshop: Resumes and More Online Workshop
February 24, 2-3PM, Register
Learn how to use free library and community resources to conduct a successful job search and create a great resume, a cover letter and work history document access free library and community resources.
Presidents' Day Closing - Monday, February 15
All branches of the Broward County Library, with the exception of the NSU-Alvin Sherman Library, will be closed. Please visit the Broward County Library website to search the online catalog, place holds, renew materials, and download books, movies, magazines and more.
Black History Month Sunsatonal Storytime - Sulwe
In honor of Black History Month, Youth Librarian Kim from North Regional/Broward College Library reads from the Coretta Scott King Award–winning book, Sulwe by actress Lupita Nyong'o (12 Years a Slave/Black Panther). This eBook can be checked out for free with your Broward County Library card.
Librarian Picks for Adults | Black Death: The World's Most Devastating Plague
Explore the Black Death Great Courses program on Kanopy with Carolyn from Southwest Regional Library. Learn how the Black Death plague is relevant to understanding COVID-19. Use your Broward County Library card to access the course on Kanopy for free.
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Broward County Library February Magazine

Explore free online events for all ages including storytimes, book discussions, health and wellness, NEA Big Read 2021, Pen to Page writers' series and more!

Library Buildings Open, Curbside Service Continues

illustration of package being put into car trunkLibrary branches have reopened for in-person visits. Service hours and days vary, and all locations will follow precautionary measures designed to ensure the safety and health of customers and staff. More...

Library Book Drops Open for Returns. Our book drops are open 24/7 for returns. Just stop by and drop off – no contact and no hassle!

Call Us

Would you like assistance with a Broward County Library online resource like eBooks or streaming movies? We are ready to provide you with one-on-one assistance, including help with research and reference questions. ☎ Call us and let our staff assist you.

Mobile App

Search the catalog, manage your library account, place holds, find library locations, access eMedia and more with our mobile app! Available for Apple or Android devices. ☎ Call us if you need assistance.

Pay Fines Online with Your Credit Card

You can now pay library fines online with your credit card. Log into your account using your library card and PIN (last four digits of the phone number attached to library card account), click on the “Fines” tab and scroll down to the “Make Payment” button. A $2 convenience fee will be added. ☎ Call us if you need assistance using this service.
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