DATE: August17, 2012
MEDIA CONTACT: Catherine McElrath
The Imperial Point Branch Library, located at 5985 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308 (954-492-1881) will be closed to the public at 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 6, 2012 due to the installation of new carpeting in the facility. It is anticipated that installation will be completed by Sunday, September 9, 2012 and that the library will reopen to the public at noon on Tuesday, September 11, 2012.
Signs will be posted at library entrances to notify customers of the closing. During this time, customers are encouraged to visit other nearby Broward County Library locations including:
Fort Lauderdale Reading Center, 1300 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 (954-765-4263) Hours: Monday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Galt Ocean Mile Reading Center, 3403 Galt Ocean Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308 (954-537-2877) Hours: Mondays Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday from noon to 8 p.m. Closed Wednesday and Sunday
Pompano Beach Branch Library, 1213 East Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach, FL 33060 (954-786-2181) Hours: Monday and Wednesday from noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tues., Closed Thursdays and Sundays
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 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.