DATE: February 1, 2013
MEDIA CONTACT: Catherine McElrath, Libraries Division
The Northwest Branch Library, located at 1580 N.W. 3rd Ave., Pompano Beach, FL 33060 will be closed to the public beginning at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 due to re-carpeting of the facility. It is anticipated that installation will be completed by Monday, February 25, 2013 and that the library will reopen to the public at 12 noon on Monday, February 25, 2013. Signs will be posted at library entrances to notify customers of the closing. During this time, customers are encouraged to visit other nearby Broward Library locations including:
- Beach Library, 221 Pompano Beach Blvd.
Pompano Beach, FL 33062
Open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; closed Saturday and Sunday.
- Jan Moran Collier City Learning Library
2800 N.W. 9th Ct.
Pompano Beach, FL 33069
Open Monday and Wednesday from 12 noon to 8 p.m.; Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; closed Saturday and Sunday.
- North Regional/Broward College Library
1100 Coconut Creek Boulevard, FL 33066
Open Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Pompano Beach Branch Library, 1213 East Atlantic Blvd
Pompano Beach, FL 33060
Open Monday and Wednesday from noon to 8 p.m.; Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; closed Thursday and Sunday.
For further information, please call Northwest Branch Library at 954-357-6599.Customers are also encouraged to visit the Broward County Library website, www.broward.org/library to find information on other library locations; to check out, place holds on and renew materials; check the status of their library account; and gain access to the library catalog, specialized databases, event calendars, and more. Customers can also download the free BCL WoW – Broward County Library Without Walls – app (available for Android™, Apple® and other Smart Phones), browse and download eBooks and audiobooks, see what eBooks and audiobooks are currently available, then download and read the book directly from the BCL WoW app.
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 40 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.