Celebrate Jewish Heritage Month with Broward County Libraries
  
  
DATE: October 19, 2012
MEDIA CONTACT: Catherine McElrath
EMAIL: cmcelrath@browardlibrary.org
PHONE:
954-357-7402


Jewish Heritage Month, celebrated each November by Broward County Libraries Division, recognizes and celebrates the more than 350-year history of Jewish contributions to American culture. This month, you can learn Hebrew, read great books, enjoy storytelling, music and more at one of the many fun, free Jewish Heritage Month programs at Broward County Libraries.  

Jewish Heritage Month Events
November 1, 8, 15
– Introduction to Hebrew, 6 to 7 p.m., Galt Ocean Mile Reading Center, 3403 Galt Ocean Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308 (954-537-2877)
November 7 – Ruth E. Cohan Jewish Book Review Series, 1:30 p.m., West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, FL 33324 (954-382-5860)
November 8 – Ruth E. Cohan Jewish Book Review Series, 12 noon to 1 p.m. Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 (954-357-7444)
November 8 – Cartoonist Syd Hoff lecture with curator Dina Weinstein, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 (954-357-7444)
November 8 – Shalom Time: Shabbat, 4 to 5 p.m., Stirling Road Library, 3151 Stirling Road, Hollywood, FL 33312 (954-985-2689)
November 14 – Ruth E. Cohan Jewish Book Review Series, 2 p.m., Northwest Regional Library, 3151 University Drive, Coral Springs, FL 33071 (954-341-3900)
November 15 – Chuck Prentisss Presents: The 10 Greatest Jewish Entertainers of the Century, Me and Nine Others, 2 to 4 p.m., Galt Ocean Mile Reading Center, 3403 Galt Ocean Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308 (954-537-2877)
November 17 – Klezmer Band performance, 1 to 2 p.m.,  West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, FL 33324 (954-382-5860)
November 19 – Ruth E. Cohan Jewish Book Review Series, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Tamarac Library, 8701 W. Commercial Blvd., Tamarac, FL 33351 (954-720-2282)
November 20 – Let’s Talk About Books Book Club: Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots, by Deborah Feldman, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Southwest Regional Library, 16835 Sheridan St., Pembroke Pines, FL 33331 (954-538-9996) 
November 20 – Ronelle Delmont presents a review of Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots, by Deborah Feldman, 2 to 4 p.m., Galt Ocean Mile Reading Center, 3403 Galt Ocean Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308 (954-537-2877)
November 27 – Klezmer Music, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Stirling Road Library, 3151 Stirling Road, Hollywood, FL 33312 (954-985-2689)
November 28 – Foreign Films with Shelly Isaacs, 2 to 4 p.m., Northwest Regional Library, 3151 University Drive, Coral Springs, FL 33071 (954-341-3900)
November 28 – Ruth E. Cohan Jewish Book Review Series, 2 p.m., North Regional/Broward College Library, 1100 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek, FL 33066 9954-201-2600)

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.



 
 
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