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​​​​​​​​​​​ 2-1-1 Your First Call for Help in Broward - Community information and referrals for health and human service resources in Broward County.
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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


Calendar of Events
Career Online High School (COHS)
Chess Tu​toring (a Brainfuse "Featured Service")
CIPA Notice​
Citizenship Classes
Closed, Holiday Schedule
Collection Recommendation
College Prep​​
Community Services
Computers, Public-Use
Contact Us
Creation Station Business​​, 954-357-7418
Creation Station Gear​
Creation Station Lab, 954-357-7537
Curbside Service


Digital Archives of Broward County Library
Digital Direct Library Card (Student ID access)  
Digital Memory Lab
Digital Tablets
Disability Services (VOICE/TDD), 954-357-7555
Dial-A-Story, 954-357-7777
Digital Reference (Ask a Librarian)
Docent Volunteer Program, 954-357-7384


eCard - get an instant Library Card
eMagazines - Overdrive
eSuggestion Box
Each One, Teach One, 954-357-6230
Early Literacy Stations​
Education & Job Resources
Employment Resources
English Speaking Classes
Events & Classes


Facebook, BCL's official account
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
Gale Courses​ - Online classes
Gear to Go
Grant Funded Projects


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
Library Magazine
Lifelong Learning​ 
LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)*
Literacy Programs
Live Tutoring
Loan Periods for Library Materials
Local Author Resources
Locations and Hours


Ma​gazines - Digital magazines (Overdrive)
Main Library Tours, 954-357-7384
Map of Library Locations
Meeting Room Reservations for 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 & Information Technology Center, 954-262-5477  


Obituary Requests, periodicals@broward.org
Online Classes
Online Resources
Overdrive - eBooks, Audiobooks, Magazines


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
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
Telephone Reference: 954-357-7444  
Tutoring, Live
Twitter, BCL's official account
(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 
Weekend Hours​
WiFi Inter​net Access (available at all library locations)
Wireless Printing (at select libraries)
WorldCat (Interlibrary Loan Requests), 954-357-7442


Year in Review
Yout​h ​
YouTube​, BCL's official account

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