DATE: March 17, 2017
MEDIA CONTACT: Catherine McElrath
BROWARD COUNTY, FL - Mathematics Awareness Month is held each year in April. Its goal is to increase public understanding of and appreciation for mathematics. Mathematics Awareness Month began in 1986 as Mathematics Awareness Week with a proclamation by President Ronald Reagan.
Broward County Library celebrates the fun side of math with free events for all ages.
-April 1-30 - Fun with Puzzles! If you like puzzles, pick up our puzzle of the day - new puzzle available every day in April, during library hours, Stirling Road Library, 3151 Stirling Road, Hollywood, FL 33312, 954-357-7550
-April 3 - Math Brain Games, children's program, 4 to 5PM, Jan Moran Collier City Learning Library, 2800 NW 9 Court, Pompano Beach, FL 33069, 954-357-7670
-April 4, 11, 18, 25 - Chess is for Anyone! Beginners and experts of all ages welcome, 4 to 5PM, South Regional/Broward College Library, 7300 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, FL 33024, 954-201-8825
-April 5 - HoC (Hour of Code), children's program, 4 to 5PM, African-American Research Library & Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311, 954-357-6282
-April 11 - Snap Circuits, children's program, 3 to 5PM, African-American Research Library & Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311, 954-357-6282
-April 12 - Teen Uno Olympics, 5:30 to 7:30PM, African-American Research Library & Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311, 954-357-6282
-April 13 - Cup Stacking Challenge, children's program, 1 to 2PM, Jan Moran Collier City Learning Library, 2800 NW 9 Court, Pompano Beach, FL 33069, 954-357-7670
-April 15 - Snapology Amusement Park Adventures, children's program, 11AM to 1PM, Weston Library, 4205 Bonaventure Blvd., Weston, FL 33332, 954-357-5420
-April 19 - Raise a Reader @ Sharkey's Storytime, children's program, 10:30 to 11:15AM, Alvin Sherman Library at Nova Southeastern University, 3100 Ray Ferrero, Jr. Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314, 954-262-5477
-April 25 - Train Your Brain: Fun brain games for ddults with math trivia, raffle prizes, and refreshments,12:30 to 1:30PM, Pembroke Pines Library, 955 NW 129 Ave., Pembroke Pines, FL 33028, 954-357-6750
-April 27 - Brain Games, 2 to 3:30PM, Southwest Regional Library, 16835 Sheridan St., Pembroke Pines, FL 33331, 954-357-6580
About Broward County Libraries Division
Broward County Libraries Division, named 2015 Library of the Year by the Florida Library Association, was founded in 1974 and is the largest library system in Florida by square footage and one of the busiest, with more than 7.5 million walk-in customers visiting its 38 locations annually. Broward County Libraries Division provides convenient access to a full range of innovative and cost-effective services that satisfy the changing needs of the people of Broward County for information, education and recreation. Visit our website, Broward.org/Library, or follow Libraries on Facebook and Twitter.