Mother’s Day Mix
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Mother and son hugging and smiling at each other in their kitchen.Movies, Music & Magazines Mom Will Love

Cards, flowers, breakfast in bed or brunch on the town are all tried-and-true Mother’s Day favorites that any Mom would appreciate. For those looking for a more unusual approach to honoring Mother’s Day, try turning to the library and create a Mother’s Day experience that celebrates her special day with music, movies and great reads she’ll love.

Free Mother’s Day Events at Broward County Libraries

May 4 – Amazonia Vocal Ensemble to Honor Mother’s Day, 3 to 4 p.m., Weston Library
May 6 – Super Monday Mother’s Day Stories for all ages, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., North Lauderdale Saraniero Library
May 8 – 2nd Annual “Pretty in Pink” Mother’s Day Tea, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Jan Moran Collier City Learning Library
May 9 – Mother’s Day Tea, preschoolers, 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon, Southwest Regional Library
May 9 – Preschool Storytime Celebrates Mother’s Day, ages 3-5, with caregiver, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Imperial Point Library
May 11
– Mother’s Day Storytime, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., West Regional Library
May 11 – Mother’s Day Tea, 1 to 3 p.m., South Regional/Broward College Library
May 11 – Mother’s Day Serenade from the South Florida Jubilee Women’s Chorus, a cappella singing, no tickets necessary, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Northwest Regional Library

Enjoy a Mother’s Day Matinee from Broward County Library!
Freaky Friday movie  Mommie Dearest movie  Terms of Endearment movie
Freaky Friday
Mama Mia!
Mommie Dearest
Riding in Cars with Boys
Steel Magnolias
Terms of Endearment
The Joy Luck Club

Mother’s Day Playlist – Super Songs for Sunday, May 12

A Song For Mama by Boyz II Men
Blueprint (Momma Loves Me) by Jay-Z
Dear Mama by 2Pac (Tupac Shakur)
In My Daughter's Eyes by Martina McBride
Mama by Spice Girls
Mama I'm Coming Home by Ozzy Osbourne
Mamma Mia by ABBA
Mother and Child Reunion by Paul Simon
Your Mama Don't Dance and Your Daddy Don't Rock N' Roll by Loggins & Messina

Free Magazines for Mom!

O, Oprah Magazine shown on an iPad.Mom (and anyone else with a Broward County Library card) can now access hundreds of popular magazines complete with full photos and illustrations. Ready for viewing on any computer or mobile device, these magazines are free and can be downloaded by creating a free Library Magazine Account and Zinio Account. Topics and titles cover a wide range of topics and interest. Here’s a sampling of available magazines for moms of all types: Us Weekly Food Network Magazine, Martha Stewart Living, Women’s Health, Shape, Consumer Reports, Yoga Journal, Family Circle, Woman’s Day, Ladies Home Journal, Elle Décor, Working Mother and more!

 Books on International Heritage @ Broward County Library:

Book Jacket for: And one more thing-- : a mother's advice on life, love, and lipstick And One More Thing…A Mother’s Advice on Life, Love and Lipstick, by Joan Jakobson
Book Jacket for: Because I said so : 33 mothers write about children, sex, men, aging, faith, race, and themselves Because I Said So: 33 Mothers Write about Children, Sex, Men, Aging, Faith, Race, and Themselves, edited by Kate Moses
Book Jacket for: From mother to daughter : thoughts and advice on life, love, and marriage From Mother to Daughter: Thoughts and Advice on Life, Love and Marriage, by Joan Rivers
Book Jacket for: Home cookin' with Dave's mom Home Cooking with Dave’s Mom, by Dorothy Letterman
Book Jacket for: Instant mom Instant Mom, by Nia Vardalos
Book Jacket for: Mom : a celebration of mothers from StoryCorps Mom: A Celebration of Mothers from StoryCorps, edited by Dave Isay
Book Jacket for: Mom & me & mom Mom & Me and Mom, by Maya Angelou
Book Jacket for: Mother : famous writers celebrate motherhood with a treasury of short stories, essays, and poems Mother: Famous Writers Celebrate Motherhood with a Treasury of Short Stories, Essays and Poems, edited by Claudia O’Keefe
Book Jacket for: Mothers : a celebration Mothers: A Celebration, by Alexandra Stoddard
Book Jacket for: When God created mothers [electronic resource] When God Created Mothers, by Erma Bombeck