Summer at Your Library

libraries rock logoComing June 2018: Libraries Rock!

Read, learn, attend great events and win prizes.
Open to all ages – preschool, children, teens and adults.
Brand-new online rockin’ registration and more information coming soon.

Summer at Your Library Signature Events 

  • May 19 - Children’s BookFest and Official System-wide Summer at Your Library Kick-off: Dance and drumming performances, face painting, free book giveaway, arts-and-crafts, face painting and more, 10AM-3:30PM, Northwest Regional Library
  • June 16 - Juneteenth Blues and Sweet Potato Pie Festival: Live music, games, food and fun, presented by Northwest Branch Library, 11AM-5PM, Apollo Park, 1580 NW 3rd Ave., Pompano Beach, FL 33060 (adjacent to library)
  • June 15 - Afro-Caribbean Weekend Fest: Celebrate Afro-Caribbean culture and cuisine along with an interactive storytelling experience, 6-8PM,  Foster Park Community Center Micro-Library
  • June 16 - Afro-Caribbean Weekend Fest: Storytelling contest and music festival featuring a story slam, steel drum and junkanoo bands, food trucks and more, 2-6PM, Hallandale Beach Library
  • July 20, 21 - South Florida Book Festival: A weekend of authors, presentations, cooking demos and more, call 954-357-6282 or visit for details,  African-American Research Library and Cultural Center
  • August 3 - Rock After Hours:  Adults 21 and over can enjoy an evening of music, dance and vinyl record sales. A $10 entrance fee gets you a night of entertainment, a free signature cocktail, refreshments and lots of fun, 7-9:30PM, Main Library
  • August 11 - Fort Lauderdale Story Slam: Adults 21 and over are invited for a night of poetry and fun, tickets are $15/$10, call 954-357-6282 for details, 6-9:30PM, African-American Research Library and Cultural Center

Rockin’ Summer at Your Library Kick-off Events

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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Online Soon: The Summer at Your Library Magazine - filled with all the great events Broward County Library will offer this summer, it’s your guide to a rockin’ summer filled with fun, learning and wonder.


Summer at Your Library is sponsored by:

  • The Florida Panthers
  • The Broward Public Library Foundation
  • Friends of Broward County Library
  • Friends of West Regional Library
  • Broward Family Life Magazine
  • Deaver Phoenix Foundation
  • Charles F. & Esther M. Frye Foundation

Summer Break Spot

Children and teens up to 18 years of age are invited to these libraries for a free lunch and/or afternoon snack. Please contact participating libraries for details on Summer Break Spot days and hours.


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