DATE: May 25, 2012
MEDIA CONTACT: Catherine McElrath
“Between the Covers” is the theme for the 2012 Adult Summer Reading Program and Broward County Library is offering a summer’s worth of fun for all ages. Read great books, meet new friends and enjoy free Adult Summer Reading events. The Adult Summer Reading Program officially kicks off on June 9, with 15 Broward County Libraries participating with events that range from the informative to the entertaining.
Go “between the covers” of your favorite books and join a book club or hear a book talk by a favorite author. Enjoy educational (but FUN) workshops on feng shui bedroom makeovers, how to write a love letter or natural sleep aids. There are also movies, exhibits, yoga and fitness classes, music and more, all free and all at these Broward Library locations:
Hallandale Beach Branch Library
Imperial Pont Branch Library
Jan Moran Collier City Learning Library
Lauderhill Towne Centre Branch Library
Margate Catharine Young Branch Library
Miramar Branch Library and Education Center
Northwest Branch Library
Northwest Regional Library
Nova Southeastern University Alvin Sherman Library, Research and Technology Information Center
Pembroke Pines/Walter C. Young Resource Center
South Regional/Broward College Library
Southwest Regional Library
Tamarac Branch Library
Tyrone Bryant Branch Library
Ready to read? Make sure you visit your local Broward County Library location to stock up on free books, audiobooks, CDs and DVDS. For maximum convenience, download free eBooks from BCL WoW – Broward County Library Without Walls, where you can select from thousands of titles in every genre and access them at no cost. You can also use the library’s new mobile app, also called BCL WoW – Broward County Library Without Walls, which is available in Android and Apple formats.
Stop by your favorite Broward County Library after June 5 to pick up a complete list of 2012 Adult Summer Reading Program events or downolad the booklet here.
The award-winning Broward County Libraries Division, founded in 1974, is the ninth largest library system in the nation by population served and one of the busiest, with more than 9 million walk-in customers visiting its 37 locations annually. The library has more than 3.4 million items and 2,000 computers for public use and offers hundreds of events and programs to meet the needs of the Broward County's diverse community. The library continues its strong emphasis on literacy, after-school programs and electronic access. In addition to our comprehensive Web site, www.broward.org/library, which provides information about library activities, links to online catalogs, reference information and databases, customers can visit BCL WoW – Broward County Library Without Walls – for free eBooks, music, audiobooks, apps and more. Customers may also follow Libraries on Facebook and Twitter. Libraries Division also administers the services, programs, collections and exhibits of the Historical Commission.