Free Food and Fun This Summer at Broward County Libraries!
- Children ages 18 and under receive free snacks and lunch at participating library locations -

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Broward County Library will serve free food and snacks to children under 18 this summer.

DATE: May 16, 2014
MEDIA CONTACT: Catherine McElrath
Libraries Division
PHONE: 954-357-7402

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. -  From June through August, participating Broward County Library locations, in conjunction with Sisters for Abundant Living, will provide free lunch and afternoon snacks for children ages 18 and under.

The meals, which are made possible by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Summer BreakSpot program, meet nutritional United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) guidelines. All lunches and snacks will be provided on a first-come, first-serve basis. The following Broward County Library locations will be serving free meals to children this summer. Please call participating libraries directly for information on serving times.
The award-winning Broward County Libraries Division, founded in 1974, is the largest library system in Florida by square footage 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, movies 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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