It’s time to “Build a Better World” with Broward County Libraries'
Summer Learning Program! Enjoy exciting activities, register for our
learning program and meet reading and learning goals to win fun prizes.
It's open to all ages and has four categories - Early Learner, Children,
Teen and Adult - each with specific goals and prizes.
Participants may register at
Broward.org/Library/Summer beginning May
18, then track their reading and learning activities either
online or on printed game boards. Summer
Learning Program participants of all ages can win prizes such as Duplo
sets, tablets, wireless headphones, tickets to local museums and
activities and round-trip plane tickets.
Programs and events include dance and Zumba classes, performances, arts
and crafts, concerts, book discussions, movie screenings, story times
and more. The 2017 Build a Better World theme invites everyone to build
reading and learning skills as well as knowledge in STEM concepts of
science, technology, engineering and math with a wide range of
STEM-related Summer Learning Program activities.
Broward County Public Schools Summer Learning Week
This year, through partnerships with the Broward County Public Schools
and Broward Reads, the 2017 Summer Learning Program has expanded and is
now the primary summer learning program for the entire county. From May
22-26, students all over the county will participate in the Broward
County Summer Learning Week by reading together and receiving Summer
Learning Program materials and game boards. Students who register before
June 1st can go to their local library and pick up a fun prize. The
entire community will begin tracking their reading and learning
activities on June 1st and will continue until August 20th, the day
before the 2017-2018 school year begins.
Free Food and Fun at Your Library
The 2017 Summer Learning Program includes our Summer BreakSpot summer
lunch program, offered in partnership with Broward Meals on Wheels and
funded by the Florida Department of Agriculture. Through this program,
kids ages 18 and under can enjoy a free lunch and/or an afternoon snack.
Served on a first come, first served basis, the free meals/snacks will
be served at 28 locations.
Register for the Broward County Library Summer Learning Program online
Broward.org/Library/Summer or in person at any
Broward County Library location.
Funding and support for the Summer Learning Program is provided by
Broward Reads, Broward County Public Schools, the Children's Services
Council and the Broward Public
Asian-Pacific Heritage Month
May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month – a celebration of Asians
and Pacific Islanders in the United States. Asian/Pacific encompasses all of
the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia, Micronesia and
Polynesia. Celebrate Asian-Pacific Heritage Month with these free library
Don Ho Again: Live in Hawaii
Drew's Famous Hawaiian Ukulele Party Music
The Ukulele by Various Artists
Ukulele Songs by Eddy Vedder
Ukulele No Tahiti Pure Uke by Etienne Onee
Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM) is celebrated nationally in May. JAHM recognizes Jewish American contributors to the fields of arts, business, entertainment, government, medicine, military sports and science. Celebrate Jewish American Heritage Month with these free library events.
Connect with your community, your creativity and your best self with
these free events at Broward County Libraries. For more free Facebook
classes, please visit our
online events calendar.
Work with Us at Creation Station Business – Your FREE Coworking Hub and Small Business Incubator!
Looking for a cool place to co-work and build your business? Visit
Creation Station Business, Broward County Library's free coworking hub and
small business incubator, designed to provide support for the community’s
entrepreneurs and small businesses. Located at
Main Library, Creation Station Business offers free work, conference and
meeting spaces, high-tech equipment, business resources and expert
assistance for creating and growing businesses.
There’s also free wifi and wireless printing available, as well as
free access to equipment such as 3D and large-format printers; overhead
scanners, a Smart Board interactive workboard; video conferencing; virtual
reality equipment, audio editing/video processing equipment and computers
with software such as CAD (computer-aided design), Adobe Creative Cloud and
Don’t miss our new Creation Station Business networking events. Held
every third Tuesday at 5:30PM in Creation Station Business, they’re a great
way to meet other local entrepreneurs and innovators.
For more information or to reserve conference or work space at Creation
Station Business, call 954-357-7418. You can also visit the
Creation Station Business web page for more details and a list of free, upcoming business workshops and seminars.
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