DATE: January 10, 2018
MEDIA CONTACT: Catherine McElrath
Broward County Libraries Division
BROWARD COUNTY, FL - Throughout February, many Broward County Library locations will host free events in honor of Black History Month. From film screenings to festivals, there will be programs for all ages, all of which are listed in the attachment located at the bottom of this page.
Another great way to celebrate Black History Month is with a visit to Broward County's African-American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC), located at 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311. AARLCC provides our community with the vast resources necessary to educate this generation and future generations about the rich and colorful African, African-American and Caribbean heritages, cultures and histories.
This 60,000-square-foot facility, built in the heart of one of Broward's historically black communities, houses more than 85,000 books, manuscripts, artifacts and documents. In addition to these resources, it features permanent and traveling exhibits, a 300-seat state-of-the-art auditorium and a events, classes and programs for all ages.
AARLCC is open on Monday and Wednesday from Noon to 8PM and Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10AM to 6PM. For more information, please call 954-357-6282.
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.