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Help Center - Broward County Library 

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I make a suggestion, report a problem, or give feedback?

Enter a suggestion in our E-Suggestion Box. You can also give feedback at any location with a Tell Us About Your Visit Form available at library locations.

When are you open?

Library hours and days open vary by branch. Please visit our library locations and hours page for details.

Where is the library?

See our map of library locations to find a branch near you.

Which libraries are open on Sunday?

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

How do I volunteer at the Library?

Contact the library where you wish to volunteer for details. All volunteers regardless of age are subject to a Florida Department of Law Enforcement background check and must clear this background check before beginning volunteer service. Get started with volunteering.

Which libraries are open on Sunday?

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

What special events are happening this month?

Broward County Library offers a wide variety of events throughout the county for all ages.

How long can I check out a book, DVD, etc. and what if I am late returning them?

View our Loan Periods & Fines page for check-out periods, late fees, and renewal periods. .

How do I download an eBook to my device?

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 answer a few questions about your device and My Help can get you started. You may also visit eBook Help for more information. 

Can I pay fines online with a credit card?

Yes, fines can be paid online with any major credit card by logging into My Account. There is a $2.00 convenience fee for each payment transaction. Fines can also be paid in cash at your local branch.

Where can I get help downloading eBooks, music and magazines?

Several of our libraries host free classes to get you started. View Live Calendar​.

How do I renew my library card?

Broward County Library cards are issued for a 3-year time period. For address verification and security reasons, you are unable to renew your library card online. You can renew your library card at any Broward County Library branch. Please make sure to bring proper ID​.

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