Workshop and Events


Cultural Festival Program- Application Workshops

Workshop 1 - Main Library |  September 5, 2017 • 2PM & 6PM Details to follow.

Our Cultural Diversity Program funding category is for not-for-profit organizations whose primary mission is cultural, and develops and sustains the cultures, arts, and artists that are rooted in, and reflective of, the cultural heritage and traditions of the community. Organizations such as the Rootz of Music, Inc.; DINGGIN, INC.; Jayadevi Arts, Inc.; Encore Performing Arts Center, Inc.; Developing Dreams Foundation, Inc.; and Bengali Association of South Florida, Inc. have received funding through this program. Awards range from $5,100 to $25,000.

Full Details of Cultural Festival Program grant .

Coop Marketing 2017


​Marketing Morning Happy hour  |  Wednesday August 23, 2017 • 8 AM  10 AM

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A coffee hub, a donut bar and a primer for the 2017 Coop Marketing Program - with speakers on social media, market research, tourism and ad placement.
-Coffee Station, Fruit Bar & Drink Zone -

Four Panels will cover

- Tourism

- Social Media (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter)

- Market Research (Data Clique)

- Individual Artists

For further questions email Ed King or call 954-462-8190 ext. 208


Chalk Lit

Chalk Lit Festival 2018 |  Saturday January 13, 2018 • 10 AM  5 PM

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The Broward County Main Library invites you to Ft. Lauderdale's inaugural chalk art festival Chalk Lit on Saturday, January 13, 2018!  This free family friendly event will feature live 2D and 3D chalk artists creating large scale murals on the street using chalks alone! Come experience delicious food trucks, music, crafting with Blick Art Supply and the unique experience of watching street painting unfold on the pavement! 

Vote for your favorite chalk artist to win the People’s Choice Award Prize sponsored by Jerry’s Artarama. Let the arts & literature unite!

If this is your first time trying street painting, bring your enthusiasm and creativity, and we’ll provide the chalk. Spaces will be limited. Come as a spectator or apply as an artist for this FREE family friendly event. For further questions email Art Director Carrie Bennett or the Broward County Main Library 954-357-7444​

 #chalklitfest ​