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About Us (Broward County Library)
Account - login to your Library Card account
Account Questions
ACT & SAT Prep Program
Addresses, Phone Numbers, Hours of Libraries  
Adobe Creative Cloud Software
Adult Literacy Services
Adulting 101 Auditorium (Main Library), 954-357-7544
Ancestry Library Edition - Available for a limited time
Awards and Recognitions
Axis 360​


BCL eNews
Bestseller Lists - Fiction/Nonfiction​  
BiblioBoard - eBooks to read self-published by local authors; self-publish your book into digital/print formats; design your book
Bienes Museum of the Modern Book: The Dianne and Michael Bienes Special Collections and Rare Book Library, 954-357-8692
Books-by-Mail, 954-357-5757
Brainfuse - live tutoring
Bus Passes


Career Online High School (COHS)
eCard - get an instant Library Card
eMagazines - RBdigital
eSuggestion Box  
Each One, Teach One, 954-357-6230
Early Literacy Stations​
Education & Job Resources
Employment Resources
English Speaking Classes
Events and Classes


Facebook, BCL's Official Page
FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
FAU at Downtown Fort Lauderdale Campus, 954-357-6570
FAU Reserves (Downtown)
Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP)
Film/Video Center (Main Library), 954-357-7454
Find A Book
Fines for Library Materials  
Florida Center for the Book, 954-357-7386
Florida Electronic Library​
Foundation, Broward Public Library, 954-357-7382
Freegal - Streaming/Downloadable Music (NOTE: your PIN is the last 4 digits of your phone number)
Friends of the Library, 954-357-7771


Gallery 6 (Main Library, 6th floor), 954-828-9127
Gear to Go
Grant Funded Projects


Harry Potter: Wizards Unite (game)  
Help Center
Holiday Schedule
Homework Help
Hoopla - Movies, Music, eAudiobooks (NOTE: your PIN is the last 4 digits of your phone number)
How to Place a Hold
How to Renew Online


Information and Reference (Main Library), 954-357-7444
Instant eCard - get a Library Card online now
Interlibrary Loan Requests (WorldCat), 954-357-7442
Internet Safety Tips



JAWS® Screen Reader Software
Job Coaching, Resources & Education
Jobs, Broward County
Just for Parents - A Guide to Your Child's Use of Broward County Library


Kanopy - Movies, Documentaries, Courses
Kids' Playaway Launchpad Tablets


Language Lessons by Rosetta Stone
Large Print Books-by-Mail
Law Library, 954-831-6226
Learning Services, 954-357-6230
Library Partners
Letters About Literature (Annual Writing Competition)
Library Advisory Board
Library Cards
Lifelong Learning​  
LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)*
Literacy Programs
Live Tutoring
Loan Periods for Library Materials
Local Author Resources

Locations and Hours


Magazines - Digital Magazines (RBdigital)
Main Library Tours, 954-357-7384
Map of Library Locations
Meeting Room Reservations for the Main Library only, 954-357-7544  
Memory Lab, Digital
Merge Cubes​
Mobile Apps
Moon Rock
Music - Download & Stream with Freegal Music
My Library Card Account



Newsletter - BCL eNews
NSU-Alvin Sherman Library Resources*
NSU-Alvin Sherman Library, Research and Information Technology Center, 954-262-5477  


Obituary Requests, periodicals@broward.org
Online Resources


Parents - A Guide to Your Child's Use of Broward County Library
Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights
Periodicals (Main Library), periodicals@broward.org​  
Playaway Launchpad Tablets​​
Pop Up Library
Printing (wireless printing at select libraries)


Rare Books and Special Collections, 954-357-8243
RBdigital Magazines  
Reference at Main Library, 954-357-7444
Renew Online
Renewals by Telephone: 954-357-RENU (7368)
Rosetta Stone - Language Lessons
Route One Reads


SAT & ACT Prep Program
SEFLIN, Southeast Florida Library Information Network
Service Highlights, by Year (Year in Review)
Small Business Resource Center, (AARLCC)
South Florida Book Festival
Spanish Speaking Classes
Special Collections and Rare Books, Bienes Museum of the Modern Books, 954-357-8243  
Special Collections at the African-American Research Library & Cultural Center, 954-357-6018
Student ID Resources (for Broward County Public Schools)
Subscribe to BCL eNews
Summer at Your Library Program​
Sunday Hours​


Talking Book Library, 954-357-7555
Tax Assistance Programs
Telephone Reference: 954-357-7444  
Tutoring, Live
Twitter, BCL's Official Page
(Main Library) 954-357-7528 TTY/TDD
(Margate Branch) 954-968-3800 TTY/TDD
(Northwest Branch) 954-786-2186 TTY/TDD  
(West Regional) 954-831-3317 TTY/TDD


Universal Class - Online Classes



Veterans Connect Hotspot Program & Resources
Veteran History Project​
Video Games


Wags & Tales​
Walk-up/Drive-up Service  
WiFi Internet Access
Wireless Printing (at select libraries)
WorldCat (Interlibrary Loan Requests), 954-357-7442


Year in Review
Youth ​

*NSU: Nova Southeastern University - Alvin Sherman Library - To access NSU resources, obtain an NSU E-Card and then log in with your BCL card.​ ​​