Learn How to Download Free eBooks, Movies, Music, Magazines and More at Your Broward County Library!
- Free workshops and events offer instruction and information on downloading free materials from your library -

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Get down(loading) this summer with help from the library.

DATE: June 17, 2014
MEDIA CONTACT: Catherine McElrath
Libraries Division

Get your download on this summer with free classes and workshops at Broward County Library. Learn about the electronic services and free downloads available from your library including free movies, magazines, films, eBooks and audiobooks from BCL WoW – Broward County Library Without Walls. Get information and help on using your tablet or iPad and get free entertainment to go along with your summer fun!

Digital Download Classes for Adults (June/July)
Please call library for registration information.

  • Deerfield Beach Percy White Library, 837 E. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441, 954-357-7680  
    June 26 - Digital Downloads, 2 to 3 p.m.
    July 24 - Digital Downloads, 2 to 3 p.m.
  • Hollywood Library, 2600 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, FL 33020, 954-357-7760
    June 18 - eReader Workshop, 3 to 5 p.m.
  • Imperial Point Library, 5985 N. Federal Highway,  Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308, 954-357-6530
    June 26 and July 5, 17 - Digital Download Information Session. Learn how to download digital library materials to your eReader or Tablet. Must know how to use device, have USB connection and know Apple or Amazon passwords, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Jan Moran Collier City Learning Center, 2800 N.W. 9 Court, Pompano Beach, FL 33069, 954-357-7670 
    July 23 - Digitally download free magazines with Zinio and free music with Freegal. Bring your own device, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
  • Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 954-357-7444
    June 24 - Digital Downloads Class- Learn How To Download eBooks, 2 to 3 p.m.
  • Miramar Branch Library & Education Center, 2050 Civic Center Place, Miramar, FL 33025, 954-357-8090
    June 21 and July 19 - Try Your Hand at iPad, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
    June 28 - "Digi Know?" Digital Resources at Broward County Library! Learn how to access eBooks, Magazines, Music, On-line Classes, Language Instruction and more, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
  • North Regional/Broward College Library, 1100 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek, FL 33066, 954-201-2600
    June 19, 26 and July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 - eReader Open House, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    June 18 - IndieFlix Training - How to Download IndieFlix from our Library, 12 to 1 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 
    July 15 - Computer Camp: iPad Basics, adults, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
    July 25 - Computer Camp: Language Apps, adults, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
  • Northwest Branch Library, 1580 N.W. 3 Avenue, Pompano Beach, FL 33060, 954-357-6599
    June 28 - Learn How to Download Music, 3:30 to 4:15 p.m.
  • Northwest Regional Library, 3151 University Drive, Coral Springs, FL 33065, 954-357-7990
    June 19, 26 and July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 - Download Free eBooks, 4 to 5 p.m.
  • Southwest Regional Library, 16835 Sheridan St., Pembroke Pines, FL 33331, 954-357-6580
    July 2 - Down Free Music from Freegal, 1 to 2 p.m.,
    July 2 - Downloading Books to eReaders, 2 to 4 p.m.
    July 2 - Zinio: Free Digital Magazines, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
    July 3 - iPad for Beginners, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    July 8 - 3D Technology, 2 to 3 p.m.
    July 9 - 3D Technology, 6 to 7 p.m.
    July 12 - iPad for Beginners, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
    July 24 - Hour of Code, 2 to 3 p.m.
  • West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, FL 33324, 954-765-1560
    July 15 - Let's Tech About It- See what digital download offerings are available through the Broward County Library, 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Broward County Library has also launched a new enhanced Overdrive eBooks/audiobook page that offers customers a choice of teen, children and adult (general) collections so that customers can quickly and easily find what they’re looking for. There’s also a customer guide that offers step-by-step assistance in how to use Overdrive to download materials as well as help in trouble shooting.

For more information on high-resolution images, please contact Catherine McElrath, cmcelrat@Broward.org, 954-357-7402.

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.


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