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Your Broward County Library card is the only card you need to unlock a world of information and educational resources. With just this card, you can access more than three million books, eBooks, eMagazines, CDs, DVDs, CD-ROMs, books on CD and eAudiobooks. You can search the catalog for library materials, place holds and renew materials online.
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52 Ways to Use Your Library Card

(for each week of the year)  
 1. Take the kids to see a free movie.
 2. Download an eBook.
 3. Update your Facebook page.
 4. Learn about job seeking resources.
 5. Find a list of childcare centers in your area.
 6. Learn about local candidates for office.
 7. Pick up voter registration information.
 8. Check out your favorite graphic novel. 
 9. Pick up a DVD.
10. Get free wireless access.
11. Attend a family game night.
12. Attend a résumé writing workshop.
13. Get new ideas for redecorating your house.
14. Attend a family crafts workshop.
15. Attend a lecture or workshop.
16. Hear a local author reading his/her latest novel.
17. Book a meeting room for your club or community organization.
18. Attend preschool story hour with your child.
19. Get help with homework.
20. Look up all kinds of health information.
21. Start a parents and teens book club.
22. Trek to another planet in a Sci-Fi novel.
23. Take a cooking class.
24. Research your term paper.
25. Learn about the history or your city or town.
26. Decide which computer to buy using a consumer guide.
27. Explore new opportunities and research technical schools, community colleges & universities.
28. Borrow or download an audiobook for your next road trip or commute.
29. Use the library’s resources to start a small business.
30. See a new art exhibit.
31. Volunteer as a literacy tutor.
32. Broaden your world by checking out cookbooks of foods from other cultures.
33. Ask for a recommended reading list for your kids.
34. Learn a new language with books or online databases.
35. Get a book from interlibrary loan.
36. Enroll your child in a summer reading program.
37. Take a computer class.
38. Find a new hobby.
39. Take out the latest fashion magazine.
40. Enjoy a concert.
41. Trace your family tree.
42. Check out a special collection of rare books.
43. Investigate a legal questioner issue.
44. Follow your friends on Twitter.
45. Learn about home improvement.
46. Borrow some sheet music.
47. Take a class on how to use your new digital device.
48. Get involved – join you library’s Friends group or teen advisory board.
49. Pick up tax forms.
50. Connect with other people in the community.
51. Find a quiet spot, curl up with a book and enjoy.
52. Take a fitness class.