DATE: October 23, 2017
GENERAL MEDIA CONTACT: Michael Mills
Parks and Recreation Division
CONTACT FOR THIS PROGRAM/EVENT:
Franklin, 954-357-7080; Roosevelt Gardens, 954-357-8700
WHAT: BROWARD COUNTY, FL - Two neighborhood parks located in the Broward Municipal Services District (BMSD), Franklin Park and Roosevelt Gardens Park, have joined the Little Free Library program, a nonprofit worldwide network that "inspires a love of reading, builds community, and spark creativity by fostering neighborhood book exchanges." As of November 2016, there were more than 50,000 registered Little Free Library book exchanges in all 50 states and more than 70 countries. Anyone can borrow from a Little Free Library. When you're finished with a book, you can return it to any Little Free Library, or even pass it on to someone else who might be interested in it. Donations of books are welcome at any location.
WHERE: Franklin Park, 2501 Franklin Dr., Fort Lauderdale 33311; 954-357-7080
Roosevelt Gardens Park, 2841 NW 11th St., Fort Lauderdale 33311; 954-357-8700
WHEN: Mondays-Fridays, 9AM-9PM; Saturdays, 8AM-6PM; Sundays, 10AM-6PM
WHO: For all ages.
HOW: Books can be checked out for free.
For further information, call Franklin at 954-357-7080 or Roosevelt Gardens at 954-357-8700. For more details on the Little Free Library program, visit the Website.
Recreation. Preservation. Education.
About the Broward Municipal Services District
The 2017 Broward Municipal Services District (BMSD) consists of 11.4 square miles with an estimated population of 14,759.The Board of County Commissioners is the governing body of the BMSD and the provider of its municipal services, which include but are not limited to business development, building permitting and housing development, libraries and parks facilities, roadway maintenance, street enhancements, and zoning and code enforcement.
About the Parks and Recreation Division
Founded in February 1956 and accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies, Broward County Parks and Recreation Division manages almost 6,500 acres, encompassing nearly 50 regional parks and nature centers, neighborhood parks, and natural areas at various stages of development. Facilities include water parks, campgrounds, a target range, a stadium, a skate park, an observatory, mountain bike trails, an educational farm with stables, and a velodrome and other sports facilities. Hours and fees vary by location. For more information, visit Broward.org/Parks.
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations in order to participate in programs, services, and activities must contact the Special Populations Section at 954-357-8170 or TTY 954-537-2844 at least five (5) business days prior to the scheduled meeting or event.