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Summer at Your Library: A Universe of Stories!

BROWARD COUNTY, FL  Are you ready to explore a universe of stories, adventure and fun this summer at your library? It's all happening from June 1 through August 10 during Summer at Your Library: A Universe of Stories!

Summer at Your Library is Broward County Library's annual Summer Learning Program, a universe of fun, learning, connecting and reading for babies, children, teens and adults. We'll have amazing events, giveaways and chances to earn great prizes. This year's theme is "A Universe of Stories," so we'll be hosting programs focusing on space and astronomy. Check out a real-life moon rock at our Main Library, take a trip around the universe via virtual reality demos and enjoy free story times, live performances and shows, art workshops, hands-on programs, presentations, movies, games, S.T.E.A.M. activities and more. 

Register online at or in person at any Broward County Library location to win prizes for participating in Summer at Your Library by reading, attending events and completing activities. Summer at Your Library also features the return of the Florida Panthers' Summer Reading Tour, which brings pro hometown hockey players to library locations throughout Broward, as well as visits from Foster Grandparents; hands-on virtual reality events with MERGE Cubes augmented reality gear; and free meals and snacks at participating libraries. All of Broward County Library's Summer at Your Library events are free and open to the public.  

Summer at Your Library: A Universe of Stories Summer Learning Program will celebrate its kick off at the 14th Annual Children's BookFest on Saturday, June 1st at North Regional/Broward College Library Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first man on the moon at the iconic family festival which offers live, top-notch performances, arts and crafts, face painting and a free book for the first 1,000 children.

"Summer programs in public libraries help build communities of readers, learners and library users," says Broward County Libraries Director Kelvin Watson. "They  provide children and teens with a safe and welcoming community space where they can explore their creativity, learn, grow, have a great time and experience what Broward County Library has to offer them."

For more information on registering for Summer at Your Library: A Universe of Stories and Summer Learning Program events and activities, please visit

About Broward County Libraries Division 

Broward County Libraries Divisionnamed 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,, or follow Libraries on Facebook and Twitter.

DATE: April 4, 2019
MEDIA CONTACT: Catherine McElrath
Libraries Division 
PHONE: 954-357-7402