You name it. Family-friendly fun. Yoga. Educational workshops. Tutoring. Technology & digital equipment. Take-home tablets. Language lessons. Entertainment.
It’s likely offered at a Broward library. Or, online via the website.
Most everything offered from Broward Library is free.
Equipment on loan
- Digital tablets
- Playaway Launchpad Learning Tablets loaded with fun & educational apps
- Sphero: Spherical robotic device
- iPads pre-loaded for eligible youngsters in K-3rd grade
- BB8 Sphero: Spherical robotic device modeled on Star Wars’ BB-8 droid
- Raspberry Pi kits: Simple single-board computers that teach coding and other tech skills
- Snap Circuits: Electronic kits that help children learn and understand engineering concepts
- MERGE Cubes interact with 3D objects using augmented reality (AR) technology
- Intuos drawing tablets: Use to “digitize” physical pieces of artwork
- Finch Robots: Helps students as young as five learn about computer science and coding
- Circuit Scribe: Ball-point pen containing silver conductive ink that can draw circuits instantly on a flexible surface, like paper.
- LEGO Mindstorms: Use to create and command your own robotic LEGO creatures, vehicles, machines and inventions
- Birdwatching backpacks
Information about equipment on loan is online
In-person & outdoor pick-ups
Libraries in Broward are open select days for inside use, while also offering virtual events & resources. Outside pick-ups and drop-offs for reserved items. In-person schedules vary for different libraries, and distancing requirements are in effect. Outdoor pick-up is offered at a variety of branch libraries except Galt Ocean Mile Reading Center & Nova Southeastern University Library. Outdoor pick-ups are offered for reserved books, DVDs, tablets with internet service and other library items. Reserve materials using online catalog or by calling your local library
In-person schedules vary for different libraries, and distancing requirements are in effect.
Facial masks are required.
If you’d rather not venture inside, libraries offer virtual resources & events, and offer outdoor pickups and drop-offs for reserved items.
Online Events include
- 2 p.m. Tuesdays Anime for Tweens & Teens, register
- 12 p.m. Tuesdays chair yoga from Broward Library, register online
- Read about live online events for all ages, including workshops, lectures & fun for youngsters
- Youtube channel includes librarian-led storytimes, film reviews, study tutorials, arts-and-crafts & other videos
- online resources and eMedia, including TV shows, songs and albums; language-learning apps, movies, live, online tutoring and job/career counseling, classes, eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazine
Online resources include
- Free electronic media, including ebooks, movies, music, classes, language lessons
- Stream movies, TV & audiobooks free with Broward Library number
- Download films, TV shows & e-books from Broward library