What’s Happening at Broward County Library September 2019

Kick Off Your Weekends with Friday Night at Your Library

Ready to party? Broward County Library is hosting great Friday night events – $10 includes drinks, music, food and entertainment. That’s easy on your wallet and hard to resist! “Friday Night at the Library” events are held on the first Friday of select months at various library locations. Open to anyone 21 or over, the parties include a signature cocktail, light buffet featuring themed food, music, cultural presentations, art exhibits, performances, giveaways and more. Tickets covers everything, including parking – and can be purchased online or at the door. More…

Upcoming events:
Divine 9 • September 6th at African-American Research Library and Cultural Center – Tickets
Fiesta! • September 13th at South Regional/Broward College Library – Tickets
Director’s Book Club

Join Broward County Library Director Kelvin Watson in reading and discussing some of the hottest bestsellers! Read the book, then get together with Kelvin and other readers to talk about it.

book cover of tangerineSeptember/October 2019: Tangerine, by Christine Mangan
Alice hasn’t spoken to former Bennington roommate Lucy since a terrible accident over a year ago, but she’s almost relieved when Lucy arrives in sun-scorched 1950s Tangier, eager to put things right. But soon Lucy seems to be taking over (again), and then Alice’s husband disappears.
Wednesday, September 4th, 2PM – Weston Library
Thursday, September 12th, 2PM – Pompano Beach Library
“Cultural Conversations at the Center” Series

Thursday, September 5th, 6:30-8PM, at African-American Research Library & Cultural Center

Dr. Stefan BradleyThe African-American Research Library & Cultural Center debuts a free, new program series, “Cultural Conversations at the Center,” with an appearance by Dr. Stefan M. Bradley, author, professor and Chair of the African American Studies Department at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. Dr. Bradley will speak about the little-known history of Black student activism. More…

Searching for Giants Kick-off Party

peace sign inflatableFriday, September 6th, 10:30AM, North Regional/Broward College Library

Broward County’s first ever countywide display of giant inflatable art takes place from September 6th through October 26th. Created by international contemporary artists, the monumental and whimsical outdoor sculptures (some measuring up to 30-feet high) will be on view for two days each, at nine locations throughout the county. More…

English/Portuguese “Welcome to Library” Event

Saturday, September 7th, 1-3PM, North Regional/Broward College Library

family saying hello from library Speakers of Portuguese are invited to a free bilingual program to learn about the many free resources and activities at their local Broward County Libraries. The family-friendly event features a performance by the South Florida Chamber Ensemble, Portuguese/English storytelling with local Brazilian authors Andrea Skromovas and Cynthia Magnani, children’s crafts and an introduction to library resources for citizenship workshops, self-improvement, language instruction and more. Register at Eventbrite or contact Rosmei Sperandio rsperandio@broward.org or 954-201-2626.

Fort Lauderdale Story Slam: Whodunnit?!?

Friday, September 13th, 6:30-9:30PM, African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, Adults ages 21 and over

male speaker at 2018 story slam An Evening of True Stories of Double, Crosses, Secret Admirers, Guilty Secrets and Mysteries of All Kinds! This live storytelling competition featuring eight storytellers telling their own true tales of mystery and fun, interactive storytelling games for the audience. Doors open at 6PM and there’ll be live music before the Slam starts at 7PM. Tickets are $15 general admission and $10 students/seniors when purchased online at Eventbrite and $20 general admission and $15 students/seniors at the door.