Celebrate the Chinese New Year with Broward County Libraries!
Usher in the "Year of the Snake" with stories, dance, crafts and more

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DATE: January 29, 2013
MEDIA CONTACT: Catherine McElrath, Libraries Division
EMAIL: cmcelrath@browardlibrary.org
PHONE: 954-357-7402

Celebrate the Chinese New Year at Broward County Libraries with fun events for the whole family. The actual day is February 10, 2013, but libraries countywide will spread the good times out and hold events from February 5 through February 16. Here's what's happening and where:  

Chinese New Year Events at Broward County Libraries
February 5
– Chinese New Year Celebration: Kids and tweens literary adventures, book talk, reading aloud and craft, ages 6-11, from 5 to 5:45 p.m., Hollywood Library, 2600 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, FL 33020 (954-357-7760) 
February 6 – Gung Hay Fat Choy! Celebrate Chinese New Year, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Jan Moran Collier City Learning Library, 2800 N.W. 9th Ct., Pompano Beach, FL 33069 (954- 357-7670) 
February 9 – Chinese New Year Craft; visit the Youth Services area from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Imperial Point Library, 5985 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308 (954-357-6530)
February 9 – Chinese Lion Dance followed by Paper Folding by the Coral Springs Chinese Cultural Association, from 2 to 3 p.m., Northwest Regional Library, 3151 University Dr., Coral Springs, FL 33065 (954-357-7990) 
February 11 – Winners of the “Name the Dragon” Contest will be announced, from 2:30 to 3 p.m., Cyber-Commons, 1st floor, Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 (954-357-7444) 
February 16 – Chinese Paper Folding, ages 5-11, from 2 to 3 p.m., North Regional/Broward College Library, 1100 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek, FL 33066 (954-201-2600)

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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