Broward County Libraries Division to Host Multicultural Holiday Events in Honor of 2013 "Year of the Neighbor"
  
  

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Broward County Libraries to host holiday happenings for everyone this season!

DATE: November 19, 2013
MEDIA CONTACT: Catherine McElrath
Libraries Division
EMAIL: cmcelrath@broward.org
PHONE:54-357-7402

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. - This holiday season, join Broward County Libraries in celebrating "The Year of the Neighbor" with holiday events for all ages. Explore the varied cultures of the many international neighbors who make Broward County home. Discover traditions, customs and celebrations from around the world. All events are free and open to the public. For further information on indidvidual events, please contact the library directly.

Broward County Libraries: A Month of Multicultural Celebrations!
December 1
- American Klezmer: A Musical Celebration. Call for free ticket info, all ages, 2 to 3 p.m. Nova Southeastern University Alvin Sherman Library, Research and Information Technology Center, 3100 Ray Ferrero, Jr. Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314, 954-262-5477
December 3 - International Folk Dance Class - Celebrating the Holidays, 2 to 3:30 p.m., North Regional/Broward College Library, 1100 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek, FL 33066, 954-201-2600
December 5 - Neighborhood Holidays: Children’s multicultural holiday celebration with Trixie the Holiday Pixie, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Imperial Point Library, 5985 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308, 954-357-6530
December 5 - Klezmer Band Concert, 2 to 3 p.m. Tamarac Library. 8701 W. Commercial Blvd., Tamarac, FL 33351, 954-765-1500
December 5 - Jewish Holiday Celebration, 3 to 5 p.m., Lauderhill Towne Centre Library, 6399 W Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderhill, FL 33313, 954-357-6406
December 5, 12, 19 - Story Time, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 954-357-7444
December 6 - Chocolate Covered Treats, ages 13-18, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Nova Southeastern University Alvin Sherman Library, Research and Information Technology Center, 3100 Ray Ferrero, Jr. Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314, 954-262-5477
December 7 - Winter Craft, ages 3 and up, 2 to 3 p.m., South Regional/Broward College Library, 7300 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, FL 33024, 954-201-8825
December 7 - Up-cycled Book Bracelets and Bows: Handcrafting with Paper, adults, call to register, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Nova Southeastern University Alvin Sherman Library, Research and Information Technology Center, 3100 Ray Ferrero, Jr. Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314, 954-262-5477
December 10 - The Wine Expert, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Northwest Regional Library, 3151 University Drive, Coral Springs, FL 33065, 954-357-7990
December 10 - Constellations and Objects in the Holiday Sky and our Winter Solstice, presented by the SFAAA, 6 to 8 p.m., Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 954-357-7444
December 12 - Movie Matinee Lunch - Animated Fantasy Adventure, noon to 2 p.m., Call library for title: 954-201-2601, North Regional/Broward College Library, 1100 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek, FL 33066, 954-201-2600
December 12 - Holiday Open House, 4:45 to 7:45 p.m., Deerfield Beach Percy White Library, 837 E. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441, 954-357-7680
December 13 - Holiday Open House, 11 a.m. to noon, Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 954-357-7444
December 14 - Holiday Book Fair hosted by the Friends of Tamarac Library, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tamarac Library, 8701 W. Commercial Blvd., Tamarac, FL 33351, 954-765-1500 
December 14 - Old Fashioned Winter Crafts, all ages, 1:30 to 2 p.m., Nova Southeastern University Alvin Sherman Library, Research and Information Technology Center, 3100 Ray Ferrero, Jr. Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314, 954-262-5477
December 14 - Snow Queen Storytelling, all ages, 2 to 3 p.m., Nova Southeastern University Alvin Sherman Library, Research and Information Technology Center, 3100 Ray Ferrero, Jr. Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314, 954-262-5477
December 14 - Holiday Open House presents the band “Senior Moments... the Unforgettable Band” Performing Holiday music for everyone, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Southwest Regional Library, 16835 Sheridan Street, Pembroke Pines, FL 33331, 954-357-6580
December 14 - Holidays from Around the World! Stories and crafts, 3 to 4 p.m., Jan Moran Collier City Learning Library, 2800 N.W. 9 Court, Pompano Beach, FL 33069, 954-357-7670
December 14 - Holiday Music Concert with Amazonia, 3 to 5 p.m., Weston Library, 4205 Bonaventure Blvd., Weston, FL 33332, 954-357-5420
December 16 - Polar Express Pajama Party, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Pompano Beach Library, 1213 E. Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach, FL 33060, 954-357-7595
December 18 - Winter Holiday Stories & Crafts: A Family Event for Children of All ages, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Tamarac Library, 8701 W. Commercial Blvd., Tamarac, FL 33351, 954-765-1500
December 21 - Haitian Publishers Showcase - Meet the Authors and Purchase holiday gifts at the same time, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., South Regional/Broward College Library, 7300 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, FL 33024, 954-201-8825
December 21 - Holiday Open House presents the band “Senior Moments... the Unforgettable Band” performing holiday music for everyone, 2 to 3:30 p.m., South Regional/Broward College Library, 7300 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, FL 33024, 954-201-8825
December 21 - Holiday Book Fair by the Friends of the Pompano Beach Library, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Pompano Beach Library, 1213 E. Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach, FL 33060, 954-357-7595
December 21 - Holiday Open House Music Recital, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Northwest Regional Library, 3151 University Drive, Coral Springs, FL 33065, 954-357-7990
December 31 - Kwanzaa Celebration! Presentation of the Nguzo Saba [Seven Principles] and a Kuumba [Creativity] Talent Show, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., South Regional/Broward College Library, 7300 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, FL 33024, 954-201-8825
Exhibits: American Girl Dolls Multicultural Holiday, Holiday Cookbook Display, Turkish Art & Artifacts by the Florida Turkish American Association, all at  North Regional/Broward College Library;  Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa and Celebrating Our Holidays Book Display, both at Northwest Regional Library; Multicultural Holiday Celebrations Book Display, Stirling Road Library; Multicultural Holiday Celebrations: Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Hallandale Beach Library; Multicultural Celebrations, Lauderhill Towne Centre Library

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, 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 Broward County Historical Commission.



 
 
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