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Frequently Asked Questions


Library hours vary by branch. Please visit our Sunday hours page for details.

Library Card

Yes, non-residents can purchase a Broward County Library card that is valid for one year for $50.

Borrowing Materials

After January 1, 2012, a $1 fee will be charged to your library account for any library materials placed on hold and not picked up. Holds are held for 5 working days. Customers may call the library for an extension or a family member may pick up holds on behalf of a customer, provided that they have the library card and can verify the PIN number associated with the card.


The method for downloading eBooks depends on the type of eReader you have. Here is the Kindle Quick Start Guide, eBook Quick Start Guide, Video Tutorials, or visit Getting Started. You may also visit eBook Help for more information.


You must have a valid Broward County Library card or provide a photo identification to obtain a temporary computer card.

Non-residents of Broward County can enjoy the same Broward County Library computer services that residents do – for only $2, non-refundable.

A dedicated computer is available at the Main Library Reference Desk for users of government information. Contact the Main Library Reference Section for more information.