Broward County Library's National Money Smart Week® Events Offer Free Financial Education
  
  

Picture of Benjamin Franklin winking and the text "Money Smart Week."

DATE: March 17, 2017
MEDIA CONTACT: Catherine McElrath
Libraries Division

PHONE: 954-357-7402
EMAIL: cmcelrath@broward.org

BROWARD COUNTY, FL - Money Smart Week, an initiative designed to help consumers learn to better manage their personal finances, is April 22-29. Learn more about financial matters at these free events.

Personal Finance Workshops and Classes
-April 4, 11, 18, 25 - Financial Literacy Series, 6:30 to 7:30PM, Stirling Road Library, 3151 Stirling Road, Hollywood, FL 33312, 954-357-7550
-April 6, 7, 13, 14 - AARP Tax-Aide Program, 10:15AM to 2:15PM,
Main Library, 100 S Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 954-357-7444
-April 15 - Get Out of Debt in Less Than Nine Years, 11AM to 12PM,
Deerfield Beach Percy White Library, 837 E Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441, 954-357-7680
-April 22 - Building Wealth Panel Talk, 2 to 3PM,
Alvin Sherman Library at Nova Southeastern University, 3100 Ray Ferrero, Jr. Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314, 954-262-5477
-April 24 - Saving Money with Coupons, 1 to 2PM,
Alvin Sherman Library at Nova Southeastern University, 3100 Ray Ferrero, Jr. Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314, 954-262-5477
-April 25 - Budget and Savings: Personal Money Management and Saving for the Future, 6 to 7:30PM,
Miramar Branch Library & Education Center, 2050 Civic Center Place, Miramar, FL 33025, 954-357-8090
-April 26
- Shred Day @ Your Library, 12 to 8PM,
Jan Moran Collier City Learning Library, 2800 NW 9 Court, Pompano Beach, FL 33069, 954-357-7670
-April 26 - Find a Job and Make Some Money: Job Leads and Networking Skills, presented by Jobs Trainer Joyce Mandel, 1 to 2:30PM,
Main Library, 100 S Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 954-357-7444
-April 27 - Investment Education: Using Research to Make Smarter Investments, 2 to 3PM,
Alvin Sherman Library at Nova Southeastern University, 3100 Ray Ferrero, Jr. Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314, 954-262-5477
-April 27 - Credit Repair: How Does It Work? Presented by Wayne Martin of We Florida Financial Credit Union, 6:30 to 7:30PM,
Lauderdale Lakes Library, 3580 W Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33311, 954-357-8650  
-April 29
- Ten Steps to Financial Success, sponsored by We Florida Financial Credit Union, 3 to 4:30PM, Lauderhill Towne Centre Library, 6399 W Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderhill, FL 33313, 954-357-6406

Business Workshops and Classes
-April 1
- SCORE Small Business Workshop: Thinking of Owning a Small Business? 10:15AM to 1PM, West Regional Library, 8601 W Broward Blvd., Plantation, FL 33324, 954-765-1560
-April 5 - SCORE Workshop: Intellectual Property - Patent, Trademark and Copyright Law. 6:30 to 7:45PM,
Main Library, 100 S Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 954-357-7444
-April 6 - Office of Economic and Small Business Development Workshop: Listening to Your Business (Part 1), 1 to 4PM,
Main Library, 100 S Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 954-357-7444
-April 8 - SCORE Small Business Workshop, 10:15AM to 1PM,
Southwest Regional Library, 16835 Sheridan St., Pembroke Pines, FL 33331, 954-357-6580
-April 17
- Business Workshop: Creating the Ultimate Business Plan, 6 to 8PM, Miramar Branch Library & Education Center, 2050 Civic Center Place, Miramar, FL 33025, 954-357-8090
-April 22 - SCORE: So You Want to Start Your Own Business? 10AM to 2PM,
Deerfield Beach Percy White Library, 837 E Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441, 954-357-7680
-April 22 - Your Business Bank, 11AM to 12:30PM,
North Regional/Broward College Library, 1100 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek, FL 33066, 954-201-2600
-April 24 - Bigger Profits, Bigger Pockets in Business, 6 to 7:30PM, African-American Research Library & Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311, 954-357-6282
-April 26 - SCORE: Small Business Chapter Meeting, 10AM to 2PM,
West Regional Library, 8601 W Broward Blvd., Plantation, FL 33324, 954-765-1560
-April 26 - Marketing Your Business Using ReferenceUSA, 6:30 to 7:45PM,
Main Library, 100 S Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 954-357-7444

Events for Children and Teens
-April 26 - Learn How Money Works, children's program, 4 to 5PM, Carver Ranches Library, 4735 SW 18 Street, West Park, FL 33023, 954-357-6245
-April 29 - Keep Your Piggy Bank Happy, children's program, 10:30 to 11:30AM,
Pompano Beach Library, 1213 E Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach, FL 33060, 954-357-7595
-April 29 - College Planning Workshop, parents/families welcome, 11AM to 12:30PM,
North Regional/Broward College Library, 1100 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek, FL 33066, 954-201-2600
-April 29 - College Planning Workshop, parents/families welcome, 2 to 3PM,
Carver Ranches Library, 4735 SW 18 Street, West Park, FL 33023, 954-357-6245

All events are free and open to the public.

About Broward County Libraries Division
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