Doctors, Experts to Speak at Broward County Libraries During Breast Cancer Awareness Month
- Awareness and information are key during this year's annual Breast Cancer Awareness Month events -

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DATE: September 23, 2013
MEDIA CONTACT: Catherine McElrath
Libraries Division
PHONE: 954-357-7402

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. - During October, Broward County Libraries (BCL) will feature events focusing on Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to recent estimates from the American Cancer Society, approximately 190,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed among women in the United States this year. 

This month, learn about the disease, its preventions and cures during these free from Breast Cancer Awareness Month events @ Broward County Libraries:
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 Broward County's diverse community. Broward County Libraries Division continues its strong emphasis on literacy, after-school programs and electronic access. In addition to our comprehensive Web site,, 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 Broward County Historical Commission.


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