DATE: May 16, 2014
Broward County Library will serve free food and snacks to children under 18 this summer.
MEDIA CONTACT: Catherine McElrath
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, 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, 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.
- Carver Ranches Library, 4735 SW 18 Street, West Park, FL 33023, 954-357-6245
- Dania Beach Paul DeMaio Library, 1 Park Avenue East, Dania Beach, FL 33004, 954-357-7073
- Deerfield Beach Percy White Library, 837 E. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441, 954-357-7680
- Hollywood Library, 2600 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, FL 33020, 954-357-7760
- Imperial Point Library, 5985 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308, 954-357-6530
- Jan Moran Collier City Learning Library, 2800 N.W. 9 Court, Pompano Beach, FL 33069, 954-357-7670
- Lauderhill Towne Centre Library, 6399 W Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderhill, FL 33313, 954-357-6406
- Lauderdale Lakes Library/Educational and Cultural Center, 3580 West Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33311, 954-357-8650
- Northwest Branch Library, 1580 N.W. 3 Avenue, Pompano Beach, FL 33060, 954-357-6599
- Riverland Library, 2710 W. Davie Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312, 954-357-7455
- South Regional/Broward College Library, 7300 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, FL 33024, 954-201-8825
- Tamarac Library, 8701 W. Commercial Blvd., Tamarac, FL 33351, 954-765-1500
- Tyrone Bryant Library, 2230 N.W. 21 Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311, 954-357-8210