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For fun, free outdoor excursions, lots of people delight in nature walks in parks.  For extra fun, direct your attention on birds. If you’re interested in bird watching or birding, libraries in Broward and greater Palm Beach loan equipment for free.  Sierra Taliaferro, a parks naturalist in Broward, offers some information on the delightful activity. “All …

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Walk into a library and walk out with a digital tablet. Or a robot. Or a Frisbee. Participating libraries in South Florida loan items like electronic devices, robotic devices and bird watching gear. Use your library account number. Obtaining a library account is free for eligible residents.  Broward libraries loan  Digital tablets for ages 18 …

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It’s not your grandma or grandpa’s library! Did you know: The Palm Beach County Library System’s first Seed Library opened in February, 2023, at the Jupiter Branch; or that you can discover the Wonders of the Night Sky in a Telescope Viewing Session presented by the Astronomical Society at the Acreage Branch? The seed library at …

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Sing. Play saxophone. Tell jokes. Share your talents with others, or sit back and delight in the show. Free open mic events are offered at several Broward library branches. If you want to perform, you usually need to arrive a bit early and sign up. Here are some open mic events at Broward County libraries: …

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The Miami-Dade Public Library offers library card holders a chance to visit local museums and attractions free. When available, the Museum Passes are good for a family of four to get into:  The Bass Black Police Precinct & Courthouse Museum Coral Gables Museum  The Curtiss Mansion (marked currently unavailable) Deering Estate Fruit & Spice Park …

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While similar items have been available in some schools the past few years, this is the first time a Book Vending Machine, from the Palm Beach County Library System, has been Introduced for public availability. It’s called Library to Go, the latest community resource for library card members to access materials off site. Library to …

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Broward Library is doing away with fines for overdue books and other items on loan to patrons. Fines won’t add up if items are returned after the due date. If an old book is sitting in drawer in your home, feel free to return it. Pending fines on patrons’ accounts are waived. Foregoing fines is …

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Libraries offer wonderful online resources for fun, education, & entertainment. It’s perfect for remote access. If you want to download films, read e-books, learn a language, or sign up for instructive workshops, you’ll often need to type in your library number. If you need a number, Broward Library offers easy online sign-up.   Eligibility requirements …

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For free, Broward Library offers events, and apps and online resources for downloading films, TV shows, audio-books, e-books, language lessons, and other entertaining, educational & useful features. For kids, teens & adults, exciting & educational electronic devices are free — on loan — from participating local libraries.  Read Broward libraries loan electronic & robotic devices, …

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