Broward County Libraries Division and the Broward County Historical Commission Host the Broward 100 Educator Workshop

Broward County Historical Commission, located at the historic West Side School in Fort Lauderdale.

Broward County Historical Commission, located at the historic West Side School in Fort Lauderdale.

DATE: June 4, 2014
MEDIA CONTACT: Maria Munoz, Historical Commission
PHONE: 954-357-5553

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. - The Broward County Historical Commission, located at the historic West Side Grade School, 301 Harmon (S.W. 13th) Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, will host the Broward 100 Educator Workshop on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

Ahead of Broward County's Centennial in 2015, the Broward 100 Educator Workshop is designed to introduce social studies teachers to local history resources that are available in Broward County. During the workshop, teachers, historic preservationists, historical societies and museums in Broward County will be providing informational presentations for classroom teachers. A complementary lesson will be provided along with various other materials from the Florida Museum of History, National Archives and Library of Congress. This workshop is free and open to the public. Seating is limited and RSVP is advised. For additional information about the program or to RSVP, contact Roberto Fernandez at 786-942-6276 or via email

Attendees should bring their own lunch. Light refreshments will be offered. Parking is available on the east and west side of the Historical Commission building in unnumbered parking spaces and those marked in yellow. Guests are advised to avoid parking in the white and black numbered spaces to the south and west of the building. On-street parking is also available on adjacent streets.

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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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