2021 summer magazine
Broward County Library’s annual Summer Learning Program is a series of free, fun, online events for all ages designed to teach, entertain and inspire creativity. This year’s theme is “Tails and Tales,” with programs focusing on animals and nature. There is something for everyone with book discussions book-related trivia and craft programs, puppet shows, musical performances, theatrical productions, wellness and wildlife education programs and more. This summer we are hosting online activity challenges and online programs that will be sure to get your tails wagging! Readers of all ages can pre-register for challenges beginning May 1st, making them eligible for chances to win great prizes from Butterfly World, Everglades Holiday Park, Florida Panthers, Miami Children’s Museum, Miami Heat, Miami Seaquarium, Monster Mini Golf, Museum of Discovery and Science, Water Taxi, Zoo Miami and more. Reading over the summer helps prevent learning loss in children and teens and builds skills that maintain or improve academic proficiency scores. Adults can read for enjoyment, explore our many digital resources, and attend online library programs while modeling good learning behaviors to children and teens. Start now by registering your entire family for our Summer Challenge (via Beanstack) at Broward.org/Library/Summer! We have reading challenges for all ages, from Early Learners to Children to Teens to Adults.
TAILS AND TALES! SUMMER AT YOUR LIBRARY Track Your Reading and Activities June 1 through August 14, 2021
ALREADY HAVE A BROWARD COUNTY LIBRARY BEANSTACK ACCOUNT THAT YOU HAVE USED FOR PAST BCL SUMMER CHALLENGES? Great! Now is the time to log in to Beanstack, update your account and enroll in the 2021 Challenge for your age group. ALREADY HAVE A BROWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL BEANSTACK ACCOUNT? Students who use Beanstack at a Broward County Public School for Reading Across Broward can link their accounts so that their summer reading gets tracked in both of their Beanstack accounts for school and public library this summer. WHAT IS YOUR READING GOAL THIS SUMMER? Read what you love! Did you know that graphic novels, comics, picture books, magazines and audiobooks all count as books read? WANT TO EARN REWARDS AND CHANCES TO WIN GREAT PRIZES? Reading brings rewards! Track your progress from June 1 – August 14 via Beanstack online (or via the Beanstack Tracker App) to earn digital badges. The more you read the more you get chances to win great grand prizes!
Table of Contents SUMMER FUN FOR ALL!
Summer Learning Matters.................................4-5
Games, Hobbies & Crafts................................. 30
Child Challenge Gameboard................12, 13
Arts & Humanities................................................. 30
Summer Breakspot............................................... 14
Computers & Technology................................. 33
Early Learner Summer Challenge.............. 15
Employment & Careers...................................... 33
Summer Fun Calendar...............................16, 17
Health & Wellness......................................... 33, 34
Take & Make Crafts......................................18, 19
Nature & Animals..........................................34, 35
Summer Online Finale....................................... 20
Book and Movies Discussions........................ 36
Hannah Shaw is the Kitten Lady................. 31
Jackson Galaxy is “The Cat Daddy”......... 32
Ready for College!................................................ 37 ACT Test Prep Workshops................................ 37 Readers & Writers.................................................. 37
Celebrations & Commemorations.................6
Games & Activities............................................... 37
Arts, Crafts, Makers and More ...................... 38
Games & Hobbies.....................................................7
Arts & Crafts...........................................................7, 8 Computer & Technology......................................8 Employment, Careers & Language...............8 Health & Wellness...................................................9 Nature & Animals................................................. 10 Book & Movie Discussions.......................... 9, 10
Animals & Nature................................................... 38 Shows & Performances...................................... 41 Readers & Writers.................................................. 42 Arts & Crafts.............................................................. 42 Games & Activities............................................... 43
Ready for College!................................................ 11
Games & Hobbies.................................................. 44
ACT Test Prep Workshops................................ 11
Arts & Humanities.................................................. 44
Readers & Writers................................................. 21
Health & Wellness................................................ 45
Arts & Crafts............................................................. 21
Nature & Animals................................................... 45
Volunteer & Service Opportunities............. 22
Book & Movies Discussions............................. 45
Animals & Nature..........................................22, 24
Ready for College!................................................ 46
Juneteenth & Emancipation Celebrations... 24
ACT Test Prep Workshops................................. 46
Arts & Crafts......................................................26, 27
Clubs & Activities................................................. 46
Games & Activities............................................... 27
Shows & Performances...............................28, 29 Stories & Fun.....................................................25, 26
Stories & Fun............................................................. 47 Show & Perfomances........................................... 48 Readers & Writers................................................. 48
Tails and Tales artwork created by Salina Yoon and used with permission through the Collaborative Summer Learning Program (CSLP).
Arts & Crafts.............................................................. 48 Games & Activities............................................... 48
Broward.org/Library/Summer SUMMER 2021
Summer LEARNING matters!
READ AND TRACK YOUR FUN FROM JUNE 1 - AUGUST 14, 2021 The Broward County Library Online Summer Program encourages children, teens and adults to continue to read over the summer months. Carve out time for the types of books that interest you and your young readers. Reading success in older children, teens and adults is connected to positive feelings about reading when they are younger. Summer learning matters – it inspires a love of reading and helps prevent students from falling behind when it is time to report back to school. Beanstack, our online tracking software, makes it easy for children, teens, adults and families to earn digital badges and chances to win grand prizes by keeping track of their reading and completing fun activities.
Register an individual reader or an entire family online through our BCL Beanstack website or Beanstack Tracker App (Apple or Android).
Read/listen, complete activities and track your progress through BCL Beanstack. Aim for your age group goal.
Earn digital badges for logging books you read and for completing activities.
Keep reading to earn more chances to win grand prizes (grand prizes are chosen by raffle drawings). ALREADY HAVE A BCL BEANSTACK ACCOUNT?
Log in and update your account and enroll in the 2021 BCL Summer Online Program Challenge. HAVE A BCPS BEANSTACK ACCOUNT Broward County Public School students - make sure to link your school and public library Beanstack accounts this summer.
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CHALLENGES FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! EARLY LEARNER CHALLENGE (ages 5 and under) CHILD CHALLENGE (ages 6-12) READ AND/OR LISTEN
Earn a digital badge for every 10 books read. Read or listen to books, log them on Beanstack and earn digital badges.
READ AND/OR LISTEN
Earn a digital badge for every two hours of reading. Read each day this summer and track your progress on Beanstack (use your gameboard to follow along).
Read 50 books to earn a “completion” digital badge and your Early Learner Reward Pack!*
Complete 16 hours of reading to earn a “completion” digital badge and your Child Reward Pack!*
Early learners earn a digital activity badge for completing weekly early literacy activities. These fun early literacy activities help build language and literacy. Click here for the Digital Summer Fun Calendar and log on Beanstack.
Complete an activity and earn a digital activity badge. Click here to go to the Child Gamboard.
Earn the weekly digital activity badges and be entered into a grand prize drawing. You will also earn a special “Countdown to Kindergarten” completion certificate.
TEEN CHALLENGE (ages 13-18) READ AND/OR LISTEN
Earn a digital badge for every book read. Read or listen to books, log them on Beanstack and earn digital activity badges.
Complete five books to earn a “completion” digital badge and earn the Teen Reward Pack.*
Complete a digital activity and earn a digital activity badge.
Earn eight digital activity badges and be entered into a grand prize drawing.
ACTIVITY GOAL Earn eight digital activity badges and be entered into a grand prize drawing.
ADULT CHALLENGE (ages 19 and over) READ AND/OR LISTEN
Earn a digital badge for every book read. Read books, log them on Beanstack and earn digital badges.
READING GOAL Complete seven books to earn a “completion” digital badge and earn the Adult Reward Pack!*
ACTIVITIES Complete a digital activity and earn a digital activity badge.
ACTIVITY GOAL Earn six digital activity badges and be entered into a grand prize drawing. *Contact your branch for pickup information.
JUNE l ADULT
Celebrations & Commemorations
LGBTQ+ Intelligence and the African/ Caribbean Diaspora – In Celebration of Pride Month 6/10 l 6-7PM l Explore ideology and understandings of African Diaspora queerness and nonbinary identifications culturally, spiritually and politically, presented by Dr. Charlene Désir. REGISTER Miss Lou, Maya Angelou and America: Louise Bennett Coverley Memorial Lecture 6/12 l 2-3:30PM l Examine the relationship of “Miss Lou” Louise Bennett Coverley with Maya Angelou and other African American authors in this Caribbean Heritage Month presentation by Jamaican Poet Laureate Lorna Goodison. REGISTER Deja Vu Theatre Caribbean Heritage Month Performance 6/14 l 4-5PM l Join us for a live, online concert debuting live on Youtube. YOUTUBE
BAM - Its Juneteenth! A Virtual Explosion 6/11 l 7-9PM l “Black Freedom – Rhythm & Blues,” a Juneteenth and Black Music Month celebration featuring discussions, dancing and music. Teens welcome. FACEBOOK LIVE Juneteenth: Using Genealogy to Discover Unknown Voices 6/12 l 2-3PM l Learn about the history of the event and discover unknown voices who played a key role in the Juneteenth story. REGISTER The Meaning Behind Juneteenth 6/16 l 5:30-6:30PM l Learn about the foundation and meaning of Juneteenth, including why Florida celebrates in May, presented by educator Donald Cleveland. REGISTER Juneteenth Celebration 2021 6/18 l 3-4PM l An online multi-generational Juneteenth presentation by the community Friends of the Libraries commemorating cultural heritage through narrative and music. All ages welcome. REGISTER
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Games & Hobbies Happy Hobbies 6/14, 6/21, 6/28 l 1:30-2:30PM l Make the most of your free time with a fun, easy, inexpensive and happy hobby just for you. REGISTER History of Live-Action Superman on TV 6/14 l 2-3PM l It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Superman – and he’s on TV! Explore the smallscreen history of this live-action strongman from the 1950s through today. Teens welcome. REGISTER At Home to Abroad with Nation 6/18 l Noon-1PM l Join AARLCC Afro-Wanderlust for travel experiences/discussions to inspire you to pick up and explore safely. REGISTER Kahoot! Baseball USA Trivia Game! 6/23 l 2-3PM l Baseball USA trivia game. REGISTER
Arts, Crafts & Humanities Interactive Virtual Art Class with Christine Landis 6/1 l 11AM-12:30PM l Learn to draw a Pegasus! REGISTER Understanding Cinematography 6/2 l 10AM-Noon (Class), 6/16 l 10-11AM (Online Meet-up and Critique) “Lifting and Advancing Black Business: The Business Behind Your Story” series covers the basics of photograph and visual storytelling. REGISTER Turn Your Tales into Poems 6/15 l 2-3PM l Tips and techniques to help you turn your stories into beautiful poetry. REGISTER Pen to Page Writing Workshop: On a Journey: Personal Narrative/Memoir 6/17, 6/24 l 5:30-7PM l Experience direct instruction and engage in individual and group activities designed to challenge creative muscles in order to produce original writing for presentation and/or publishing. REGISTER Whale Made Cards with Edilia D. Centero 6/18 l 3-4PM l Learn how to creative beautiful interactive cards using simple materials. Teens welcome. REGISTER Broward.org/Library/Summer
JUNE l ADULT Paint with Faith with Artist Chivas Davis 6/28 l 3-4PM l Believe in yourself and create your own painted masterpiece with guidance from artist Chivas Davis. REGISTER Draw and Paint - A Sailboat 6/30 l 11AM-12:30PM l Learn how to draw and paint a summery sailboat in this interactive art lesson with artist M. Christine Landis. REGISTER
Computers & Technology Python and More: Free Online Resources for Coding and Web Design 6/2 l 5:30-6:30PM l Learn about Python, a highlevel programming language that emphasizes code readability. REGISTER Tech Talk Weekly 6/3, 6/10, 6/17, 6/24 l 4-4:30PM l Expert guests talk trending tech stories of the week and cool library technology. REGISTER Built in Broward: SQL Bootcamp 6/12 l 10AM-5PM l All-day event covering SQL (Structured Query Language) basics. REGISTER Built in Broward: Python Coding Bootcamp 6/19 l 10AM-5PM l All-day event focusing on the Python programming language. REGISTER
Employment, Careers & Language
Beginning English Café 6/4, 6/11, 6/18, 6/25 l 2-2:45PM l Conversation, vocabulary, games and pronunciation for beginning English-language learners. REGISTER
Job Search Tips 6/8 l 2-2:30PM l Find out how to search and apply for jobs, use job-search websites and interview with confidence. REGISTER Résumés 6/15 l 2-2:45PM l Everything you need to know about résumés, from the basic elements to formats and free templates. REGISTER 8
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Health & Wellness Chair Yoga 6/1, 6/3, 6/8, 6/15, 6/17, 6/22, 6/29 l Noon1PM l Reduce inflammation, lower blood pressure and improve balance, strength and flexibility, presented by Leigh Ann Russo. REGISTER Healthy Brain, Happy Brain 6/2, 6/9, 6/30 l Noon-1PM l Learn about nutrition, meditation and self-care practices; dress comfortably as movement is included. all ages welcome. ZOOM Tales from a Midwife: Natural Childbirth 6/12 l 11AM-Noon l Panel discussion on using doulas and midwives to assist during childbirth, hosted by radio host and doula Andrea M. JohnBaptiste. REGISTER Healing Tails: Improving Lives through Animal-Assisted Social Therapy 6/15 l 1:30-2:30PM l Learn about animalassisted therapy and how it help people cope with physical/emotional issues. REGISTER Yoga and Meditation for Beginners 6/24 l 11AM-Noon l Enjoy yoga’s many benefits, presented by Lawrence Huff. REGISTER Zumba Fitness with a Twist 6/24 l 4:30-5:30PM l Join Wynter for Zumba fitness with a twist of fun via Zoom. REGISTER
Nature & Animals Non-Native Fish & Wildlife in Florida: Minimizing Impacts of Invasive Species 6/1 l 3-4PM l Learn what you can do to help, presented by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. REGISTER Furry Friend Photography 6/5 l 3-4PM l Simple photography and social media tips to help you turn your pet into an Instastar. Teens welcome. REGISTER How to Take Care of Your Cats and Dogs 6/7 l Noon-1PM l Explore pet care best practices, presented by Broward County Animal Services. Teens welcome. REGISTER Broward.org/Library/Summer
JUNE l ADULT Dog Tricks for Everyone 6/9 l Noon-1PM l Trick training is a fantastic way to bond with your dog – learn how in this free class, presented by the Humane Society of Broward County. Teens welcome. REGISTER Let’s Go Birding! 6/14 l 2-3PM l Get the basics of Florida birdwatching from Broward County Parks naturalist Sierra Taliaferro and learn about the new “Birdwatching Backpacks” you can check out from the library. REGISTER Tales and Talons: Saving Our Wildlife Neighbors 6/16 l Noon-1PM; 6/30 l 2-3PM l Meet your wild neighbors in this enlightening and engaging talk, presented by the South Florida Wildlife Center. 6/16 REGISTER ; 6/30 REGISTER Lawn to Wildflowers 6/23 l 12:30-1:30PM l Tired of mowing the lawn? Learn how to convert it to a low-cost, lowmaintenance wildflower habitat. REGISTER The Story of the Florida Panther 6/23 l 2-2:45PM l Learn about the Florida panther’s adaptations, habitats and habitat loss/ fragmentation through this interactive program, presented by Zoo Miami Foundation. REGISTER The How and Why of Holistic Pet Care 6/25 l 2-3PM l Learn about natural, holistic, integrative treatments and therapies for your pet, presented by veterinarian Dr. Jessica Dreyfuss. REGISTER
Book & Movie Discussions
Graphic Novel Discussion: Black Widow: The Finely Woven Thread 6/4 l 2:30-3:30PM l You’ve seen her as an Avenger and an agent of S.H.I.E.L.D., but this time Black Widow is on her own and facing her past as a KGB assassin. Teens welcome. REGISTER Bonding with Books 6/9 l 10:30AM-Noon l Discuss your most recent read or an old favorite. REGISTER
JUNE l ADULT Book and Movie Talk 6/12 l 11AM-Noon l Read and/or watch gay love story Maurice by E.M. Forster, in celebration of its 50th anniversary. REGISTER Book Bunch 6/15 l 3:30-4:30PM l American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins. REGISTER Readers Online Book Club 6/16 l 4-5PM l Perestroika in Paris by Jane Smiley REGISTER Book Talk 6/23 l 2-3PM l All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot. REGISTER Happy Hour Book Club 6/24 l 6-7PM l A fun event for adventurous readers! Titles announced at beginning of the month. REGISTER Hoopla Book Club 6/26 l 2-3PM l Liberte by Kaitlyn Greenidge from Hoopla. REGISTER
JUNE l TEENS Ready For College! College readiness workshops are open to middle and high school students Tuesdays l 4:30-6PM l REGISTER
• There’s Still Time: Make the Most of Your Summer Break, 6/1 • Top Paying Careers to Look Into, 6/8 • Colleges That Offer Full Need Financial Aid Packages, 6/15 • Preparing for Scholarships: Summer Activities, 6/22
Free Intensive Test Prep Workshops: Prepare for July 17 ACT Mondays, Thursdays l 4-5:15PM l REGISTER • Session 1: ACT English Fundamentals & Test-Taking Techniques, 6/17 • Session 2: ACT English Practice Test Drill & Review, 6/21 • Session 3: ACT Reading Fundamentals & Test-Taking Techniques, 6/24 • Session 4: ACT Reading Practice Test Drill & Review, 6/28 Sessions 5-8 held in July, see page 37 for dates/registration. Broward.org/Library/Summer
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June 14 - August 13, 2021 AVAILABLE AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS: TUESDAYS South Regional/Broward College Library • 10:15-11:15AM Riverland Branch Library • 10:30-11:30AM Miramar Branch Library and Education Center • 10:45-11:45AM Southwest Regional Library • 11:15AM-12:15PM Carver Ranches Branch Library - Noon-1PM WEDNESDAYS North Lauderdale Saraniero Branch Library • 10:45-11:45AM Lauderdale Lakes Branch Library/Educational and Cultural Center • 11:15AM-12:15PM Lauderhill Towne Centre Branch Library • 11:30AM-12:30PM Hallandale Beach Branch Library • 12:30-1:30PM THURSDAYS Lauderhill Central Park Branch Library • 10:45- 11:45AM West Regional Library • 11:15AM-12:15PM Sunrise Dan Pearl Branch Library • 11:45AM -12:45PM Jan Moran Collier City Learning Library • 1-2PM
Free Grab and Go Meals are provided at select Broward County Libraries, in partnership with Meals on Wheels South Florida and funded by the Florida Department of Agriculture. One Grab and Go frozen meal box consists of 7 breakfasts and 7 lunches (served on a first come, first served basis). In accordance with the USDA, if a parent or guardian is picking up meals and any child is not with them, they will need to present a form of child identification for the child/children not present. 14
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Register online: Broward.org/Library/Summer or download Beanstack tracker app. (Apple or Android)
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2. Create user name and password. 3. Read and track your progress to earn digital badges and chances to win prizes! 4. Read 10 books: Earn a digital badge. 5. Read 50 books: Earn a “completion” digital badge and your Early Learner Reward Pack!
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6. Read 50 more books: Earn five more digital badges and chances to win a GRAND prize. 7. Complete the summer early literacy activities on the Summer Fun Calendar.
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Play hide and seek with stuffed animals.
It’s Hug Your Cat Day! Read a favorite cat tale.
Join us online at 11am to draw with author Bob Shea!
Learn some new words in another language!
Make a healthy snack or a healthy snack collage using pictures from magazines.
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take&make craftS Stop by your library to pick up a free, fun craft you take to make at home! For All Ages! Pick-up times vary; unless noted, please call library for details. Select locations offering Take and Make Crafts by request only. If you don’t see your favorite branch/local library on the list, please call directly for details.
AFRICAN AMERICAN RESEARCH LIBRARY AND CULTURAL CENTER Teens/Kids Juneteenth Freedom Fiber Art Craft l 6/19 Beautiful Blackbird Rip Collage Art l 7/17 Sock Puppet Lion Craft l 8/14 BEACH LIBRARY Adults Make Your Own Picture Magnets l 6/7 Easy Sun Catchers l 7/5 Fabric Lady Bug Magnets l 8/21 TYRONE BRYANT LIBRARY Kids Ages 6+up Juneteenth Paper Dolls and Flags l 6/18 JAN MORAN COLLIER CITY LEARNING LIBRARY Kids The Tortoise and the Hare Egg Carton Craft l 6/11 Our Safari Adventure Snake Piper Craft l 6/15 Design Your Own Pet with Decorative Details l 6/29 No Place Like Home: Build An Animal Habitat l 7/13 Incredible Manatee Magnet l 7/27 Make an Animal of the Night: Bat or Owl l 8/10 Adults Paint By Number to Discover the Hidden Image l 6/2 Juneteenth: Celebrating Freedom Symbol Painting Craft l 6/7 Stay Well, Stay Inspired l 7/6 Crafts available for pick-up beginning at 11AM CENTURY PLAZA/LEON SLATIN LIBRARY CD Farm Animals l 6/7-6/11 Juneteenth Crafts l 6/14-6/18 Cat and Dog Puppets l 6/21-6/25 Sea Turtle Mosaic l 6/28-7/2 Safari Animal Cup Crafts l 7/6-7/9 Sea Life Craft l 7/12-7/16 Make a Swallowtail Clothespin Butterfly l 7/19-7/23 Make a Play-Doh Animal, l 7/26-7/30 Disney Coloring Pages l 8/2-8/6 Mystery Animal Craft l 8/9-8/13 Pick up: 10:30AM-5:30PM; recommended for ages 5-11 DAVIE/COOPER CITY LIBRARY 6/3, 6/10, 6/17, 6/24, 7/1, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29 Available from 2-4PM, while supplies last.
DEERFIELD BEACH PERCY WHITE LIBRARY Tales and Tails Craft Kit - New craft weekly Recommended for ages 3 and up. GALT OCEAN MILE READING CENTER Adults Make Your Own Picture Magnets l 6/7 Easy Sun Catchers l 7/5 Fabric Lady Bug Magnets l 8/2 HOLLYWOOD LIBRARY Egg Carton Goldfish Craft l 6/7-6/11 Farm Animal Puppet Show Craft l 7/5-7/9 Abstract Heart Canvas Craft l 7/19-7/23 Pom Pom Gecko Craft l 8/2-8/6 Pick up crafts from Noon-2PM LAUDERHILL TOWNE CENTRE BRANCH LIBRARY Father’s Day Card l 7/17 and 7/18 Fourth of July Lantern l 7/1 and 7/2 Pick up crafts from 1-3PM LAUDERDALE LAKES LIBRARY Kids Animal Rock Painting l 6/1 Make a Fortune Teller Game l 6/7 Paper Fairytale Scavenger Hunt l 6/14 Message in a Miniature Bottle l 6/14 Fairy Sun Catchers l 6/21 Animal Friend Bookmarks l 6/28 Rainforest Animals Painting Fun l 7/5 Wild Animal Masks l 7/19 Stand-up Dinosaurs l 7/12 Adults DIY Essential Oil Glittery Hand Sanitizer l 6/2 MAIN LIBRARY Kids World Sea Turtle Day Kit l 6/1-6/5 A is for Alligator l 6/1; C is for Crab l 6/7 F is for Fox l 6/14; G is for Goat l 6/21 I is for Iguana l 6/28; J is for Jaguar l 7/5 K is for Kangaroo l 7/12; L is for Lion l 7/19 M is for Mouse l 7/26; O is for Ostrich l 8/2 R is for Rabbit l 8/9 Alphabet Animal Craft: Pick up new craft every Monday! MARGATE/CATHARINE YOUNG LIBRARY Kids Book Beasties Animal Paper Crafts l 6/1-6/5; 6/14-6/19; 6/28-7/3; 7/12-7/17; 7/26-7/31; 8/9-8/14 Tails & Tales Crafts l 6/7-6/12; 6/21-26; 7/6-7/10; 7/197/24; 8/2-8/7
NORTH LAUDERDALE/SARANIERO LIBRARY Kids Gecko Mosaic Art l 6/1-6/5 Butterfly Decoration l 6/7-6/12 Anansi Tic Tac Toe l 6/14-6/19 Turtle Craft l 6/21-6/26 Pet Rock l 6/28-7/3 Kitten Climbing Toy l 7/6-7/10 Dragon Blow Toy l 7/2-7/17 Owl Magnet l 7/19-7/24 Alligator Toy l 7/26-7/31 Unicorn/Dragon Mask l 8/2-8/7 Fortnite Llama Bookmark l 8/9-8/14 NORTHWEST REGIONAL LIBRARY Kids Create a Creature l 6/1-6/4 Turn of a Tail Swan l 6/7-6/10 Father’s Day Award l 6/14-6/18 Fourth of July Star Wand l 6/28-7/2 Turn of a Tale Secret-Coded Travel Map l 6/28-7/9 (Make during live Geronimo Stilton event) Recycled Koala Bear l 7/12-7/16 Animal Zine l 7/12-7/23 (Make during live Animal Zine event ) Shiny Sea Creature l 7/19-7/30 Color-Changing Chameleon l 8/2-8/6 Paper Jungle Playset l 8/9-8/13 Teens Book Beast l 6/21-6/23 (Make during live Book Beast event) NORTH REGIONAL/BROWARD COLLEGE LIBRARY Father’s Day Seahorse Craft l 6/14-6/19 Juneteenth Celebration Unity Wreath l 6/14-6/19 Independence Day Craft l 6/28-7/3 Animal Craft l 7/26-31, 8/9-8/14 PEMBROKE PINES LIBRARY/ WALTER C. YOUNG RESOURCE CENTER New craft every week! POMPANO BEACH LIBRARY Pick up crafts between 11AM-5PM. Paper Plate Fish Craft l 6/7-6/11 – Preschoolers Anansi the Spider Craft l 7/12-7/20 (Make this craft during 7/20 Anansi live event) – Kids Juneteenth Every Quilt Has a Story Craft l 6/7-6/18 – Kids, Teens and Adults Create a Button/Badge with Your Pet or Favorite Animal: Drop off a 1.5” picture of your pet/animal which will be transformed in to a button/badge for you to proudly wear and display from 6/21-6/25; pick up completed badge from 6/28-7/2 – Kids Teen Crafting Grab and Go, 6/7-6/11 – Teens Animal Scratch Art/Create a Circus Animal Magnet, 7/267/30 – Kids ages 5-11 FIND LIBRARY LOCATIONS
RIVERLAND LIBRARY Kids Bite into Sharks l 6/16-6/18 – Kids Llama Llama and Me l 6/18-7/1 – Recommended for ages 4-6 Pete the Cat Button Subtraction Game l 7/12-7/16 (Make this craft during 7/19 live event) – Kids Tell the Tale of a Swallowtail l 7/7-7/9 – Adults Service Dogs l 7/28-7/30 – Teens Please pick up craft/activity kits between Noon-4PM. Stirling Road Library Easy Dream Catchers SUNRISE DAN PEARL BRANCH LIBRARY Take-home craft and activity kits for all ages are available all summer! One kit per customer, per visit while supplies last. SOUTH REGIONAL/BROWARD COLLEGE LIBRARY Undersea Wreath l 6/1-6/3, 6/5 Patchwork Elephant l 6/7-6/10, 6/12 Bear Doorhanger l 6/14-6/17, 6/19 Owl Puppet l 6/21-6/24, 6/26 Hanging Octopus l 6/28-30, 7/1 Summer Bunny l 7/5-7/8, 7/10 Silly Circle Cat l 7/12-7/15, 7/17 Farm Picture l 7/19-7/22, 7/24 Fluttery Zebra Windsock – 7/26-29, 7/31 Colorful Fish Bowl l 8/2-5, 8/7 Cute Koala Picture l 8/9-8/12, 8/14 For children 3 and up; pick up kits during regular library hours. SOUTHWEST REGIONAL LIBRARY Patriotic Paper Stars Craft l 6/21 – Adults Kids Monthly Craft/Activity Bags: Pick up at Youth Services Desk or call 954-357-6733 for curbside pick-up. New bags each month; first-come, first served while supplies last. June: Once Upon a Tail July: Bears Rule! August: Splash! A Sea Full of Tails & Tales TAMARAC LIBRARY Tweens Mermaid-Inspired Necklace l 6/8-6/10, 10AM-5:30PM WEST REGIONAL LIBRARY Father’s Day Craft l 6/7 – Kids Juneteenth Bookmark Craft l 6/7 – Tweens and Teens Fourth of July Hat Craft l 6/28 – Kids Craft l 7/12 – Kids and Teens Dragon Paper Roll Craft l 7/26 – Kids Origami-To-Go l 8/9 – Kids Cork Photo Holder Craft l 8/9 – Teens WESTON LIBRARY Color a Summer Reading Tote Bag l 6/1, 11AM-5PM Father’s Day Craft l 6/15, 11AM-5PM 4th of July Craft l 7/1, 11AM-5PM Shark Craft l 7/13, 11AM-5PM Wooden Magnet Craft l 8/3,11AM-5PM YOUNG AT ART/BROWARD COUNTY LIBRARY Wild About Crafts: Unleash your creativity with a different monthly craft-kit-to-go. While supplies last. 6/7-8/9 l All Ages Broward.org/Library/Summer
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Summer L earning Program Online Finale:
Illustrator of this year’s Summer Learning Program’s Tails and Tales Artwork!
August 7 1-2P M
Explore and learn about Salina Yoon’s books and create art inspired by your favorite! n
Join us for a live, online visit and drawing lesson with Award-Winning Author/Illustrator Salina Yoon!
PHOTO CREDIT: ROXYANNE YOUNG
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Ms. Yoon is the author and illustrator of over 200 books for young children including Found; Big Bear’s Day; Duck, Duck, Porcupine and My Kite is Stuck! 20 SUMMER 2021
JUNE l TEENS
Readers & Writers
YA Book Banter Teen Book Club 6/3, 6/23 l 4:30-5:30PM l 6/3: Favorite “Tails and Tales” Summer Books; 6/23: Discuss Lore by Alexandra Bracken. REGISTER Writing Studio and Book Club: Imagine Your Story! 6/15, 6/22 l 2-3:30PM l Read, write, draw and talk about their favorite books and authors, recommended for ages 10-15. REGISTER
Sunsational Storytimes! With our new online stories you and your family can enjoy storytime – Anytime!
Young Authors Writing Workshop Series 6/17, 6/24 l 6-7PM l 6/17: Finding Your Strength with Faran Fagan; 6/24: Creative Nonfiction Writing with Jodi Turchin. REGISTER
Arts, Crafts, Makers & More Teen Tech Tuesdays 6/8, 6/15, 6/22, 6/29 l 1-2:30PM l Develop tech skills, build self-confidence and ignite your creativity. 6/29: Making Your First Comics. REGISTER Tattoos: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly 6/14 l 4-5PM l Know what to consider before getting a tattoo and learn about careers in the body-art industry. REGISTER Draw and Paint: Siamese Fighting Fish 6/23 l 11AM-12:30PM l Interactive lesson with local artist M. Christine Landis. REGISTER Teen Maker 6/25 l 4-5PM l Use your creative energy to make fun crafts and projects; visit NSU-Alvin Sherman Library to pick up a take-home maker kit, RSVP to receive Zoom log-in instructions. REGISTER
Avai lable Now!
Web Comic Quest: Create Your First Digital Comic! 6/26 l 2-3PM l Learn the fundamentals of storytelling and digital comic creation in this interactive workshop. Tweens welcome. REGISTER Cartooning with Cory 6/30 l 2-3:15PM l Learn how to draw popular cartoon characters step-by-step with local artist Cory Laub. REGISTER Broward.org/Library/Summer
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Volunteers & Service Opportunities
Teen Volunteer Online Expo 6/12 l 1-2:30PM l Discover volunteering opportunities. REGISTER Virtual Teen Advisory Board 6/19 l 1-2:30PM l Help with library programs and offer input into library collection/program development. REGISTER
JUNE l KIDS
Animals & Nature
Summer Learning Program Kick-off
Broward County Library’s 16th Annual Children’s BookFest is going online with three special events to kick off the 2021 Summer Learning Program “Tails and Tales.”
June 5, 2021
All About Amphibians 6/10 l 11AM-Noon l Learn about metamorphosis, characteristics, behavior, camouflage, adaptations and more through live frogs and toads. Teens welcome. FACEBOOK LIVE Live from Flamingo Gardens 6/14 l 11AM-Noon l Meet three different animals from Flamingo Gardens’ sanctuary in this interactive experience. REGISTER Flamingo Gardens - Flamboyant Flamingoes 6/15 l 10-10:45AM l Explore preschool science and enjoy an animal-themed read-aloud, special activities and an interactive animal encounter with Flamingo Gardens sanctuary. FACEBOOK LIVE Animal Masquerade 6/15 l 11AM-Noon l Educational, interactive experience designed to spark appreciation for all species presented by Zovargo. FACEBOOK LIVE Tracks, Trails and Other Tails 6/21 l 2-3PM l Create animal tails using upcycled recyclables, presented by the Youth Environmental Alliance. REGISTER Flamingo Gardens - Turtle and Tortoise 6/22 l 10-10:45AM l Explore science and enjoy an animal-themed read-aloud, special activities and an interactive animal encounter with Flamingo Gardens sanctuary. Recommended for preschoolers. REGISTER 22 SUMMER 2021
11AM-Noon Let’s Draw
with Bob Shea!
1-2PM The Magical Bookstore
by Fantasy Theatre Factory REGISTER AND LEARN ABOUT RAFFLE PRIZES AND FREE BOOK GIVEAWAY! SOUTH FLORIDA
ThankYou for your generous support! Learn how you too can help support your Library’s Summer Programming at BPLFoundation.org/summer-learning
JUNE l KIDS Creature Feature Online Animal Presentation with Zoo Miami 6/22 l 2-2:30PM l Learn about animal adaptations during this 30-minute interactive show. ZOOM Everglades Holiday Park: Wildlife, The Gator Boys & More! 6/23 l 2-3PM l Learn about Everglades’ wildlife in this online tour of Holiday Park. FACEBOOK LIVE Virtual Visit with a Marine Biologist 6/24 l 2-3PM l Learn how corals survive in a changing world, presented by evolution/marine biology expert Emma Strand. Recommended for ages 8-12. REGISTER Flamingo Gardens - Wise Owls 6/29 l 10-10:45AM l Explore preschool science and enjoy an animal-themed read-aloud, special activities and an interactive animal encounter with Flamingo Gardens sanctuary. Recommended for preschoolers. REGISTER
Juneteenth & Emancipation Celebrations
Every Quilt Has a Story! Stories & Craft Highlighting Stories by Faith Ringgold 6/16 l 10:30-11AM l Explore the history of Juneteenth and the importance of quilts in African American history, listen to stories based on quilts, like Cassie’s Word Quilt, and craft with us! REGISTER Juneteenth “Freedom by a Thread” Quilt Throw Pillow Craft 6/16 l Noon-1:30PM l Learn about the meaning of Juneteenth and create a freedom symbol quilt pillow with Miss Kim. REGISTER The Meaning Behind Juneteenth 6/16 l 5:30-6:30PM l Learn about the foundation and meaning of Juneteenth with Donald Cleveland. REGISTER Celebrating Juneteenth: Say Hello to Freedom’s Hand 6/17 l 2-3PM l Folk narratives and music tell the story of Juneteenth the courageous ways and means people used to escape to freedom. REGISTER 24
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JUNE l KIDS Juneteenth Celebration 2021 6/18 l 3-4PM l An online multi-generational Juneteenth presentation by the community Friends commemorating the cultural heritage through narrative and music. REGISTER
Stories & Fun
Party Animal Cooking for Kids 6/2 l 11AM-Noon l Follow along while we read Gregory the Terrible Eater by Mitchell Sharmat and make teddy bear toast. REGISTER Pajama Storytime 6/15 l 6:30-7PM l Join Miss Ruthie for a relaxing storytime before bedtime. FACEBOOK Raise a Reader Virtual Storytime 6/16, 6/23, 6/30 l 10:30-11AM l Join Miss Ruthie on Facebook Live for silly stories and songs. REGISTER
¡Lee y Canta! Read and Sing 6/18 l 11-11:45AM l Bilingual family songs and stories. REGISTER Let’s Sing with the Animals! Singing, Rhythm & Movement 6/22 l 10:30-11:15AM l Join Noam Brown fora participatory, engaging musical experience as he inspires children to be creative and enjoy music. REGISTER Baloo the Glutton Dog/ Baloo el perro tragon 6/22 l 3-4PM l Build your vocabulary and explore new sounds, fingerplays and more. REGISTER Lala the Lizard’s Favorite Food 6/25 l 3-4PM l Bilingual storytime featuring a tale of diversity, acceptance and the journey of two friends. Pick up pages to color at home at Carver Ranches Library. Call 954-357-6305 for details. REGISTER
Animal Tales with Carrie Sue Ayvar 6/14 l 10:30-11:30AM l Fun folktales featuring fun animals. REGISTER
Bilingual Toddler Tales 6/28 l 10:30-11AM l Bilingual songs and stories for toddlers; cuentos y canciones bilingües para toddlers. REGISTER
Canciónes y Cuentos / Songs and Stories with Alina Celeste 6/17 l 11-11:30AM l Bilingual songs and stories. ¡Disfruten en familia con divertidos cuentos y canciones bilingües. REGISTER
Caribbean Tales with Lucrece Louisdhon-Louinis 6/28 l 2-3PM l Krik! Krak! A celebration of Haitian culture through storytelling and rhythms. REGISTER
JUNE l KIDS Sensory Space: For Children of All Abilities 6/28 l 2-3PM l Songs, stories and activities geared towards children with special needs or those on the Autism Spectrum. REGISTER
Readers & Writers
Tweens & Teens Anime Club 6/1, 6/8, 6/15, 6/22, 6/29 l 5-5:45PM l Discuss graphic novels, television, movies, illustration and pop culture related to Japanese animation. REGISTER Animal Adventures Book Chat 6/17 l 11-11:45AM l Share your love of special animal friends we have met through books and discuss your favorite animal adventure story, recommended for ages 8-12. REGISTER Tween Book Club 6/19 l 2-3PM l We bring the online discussion and you bring the snacks; please call 954-765-1585 for book title. Recommended for ages 8-12. REGISTER Book Club 6/23 l 11AM-Noon l A lively discussion of Sticky Dog Slurps Spaghetti by Tom Watson. REGISTER Literary Creations: Learn and Create! 6/24 l 1-2PM l Listen, then create and show your masterpieces. REGISTER Harry Potter Book Night 6/24 l 6-6:30PM l Celebrate Harry Potter Book Night and discover the secrets of Diagon Alley with online trivia games. REGISTER Bookopoly: Tales and Trivia 6/30 l 1-2PM l Read and test your knowledge playing trivia using Kahoot. REGISTER
Arts & Crafts
Children’s BookFest/Summer Learning Kickoff: Let’s Draw with Bob Shea! 6/5 l 11AM-Noon l Join award- winning author and illustrator Bob Shea for an interactive art lesson and learn how to draw popular characters and your favorite animals. REGISTER Pixel Art Coding with Google Sheets 6/8 l 3-4PM l Create pixel art in Google Sheets and learn coding through conditional formatting. Recommended for ages 8-12. REGISTER 26
JUNE l KIDS Crafty Kids! 6/11 REGISTER l 6/25 REGISTER l 4-4:30PM l 6/11: Pick up craft kit at Miramar Library from 6/6-6/11 and join online craft demo on 6/11. 6/25: Pick up craft at Miramar Library from 6/21-6/25; online demo on 6/25. Recommended for ages 6-12.
Games & Activities
A Knight with the Queen: Chess Class 6/5, 6/12, 6/14, 6/19, 6/26 l 11AM-Noon l For students in 3rd grade and up, teens welcome. REGISTER Animal Trivia Kahoot for Kids 6/14 l 11AM l Test your knowledge of animal trivia. REGISTER Family Trivia: What Do You Know About Animals? 6/16 l 11AM-Noon l Share your animal trivia knowledge in this fun, family activity. REGISTER STEM for Kids: Build! Create! Investigate! 6/16 l 2-2:45PM l Explore STEM concepts with awesome activities, experiments, demonstrations and phenomenal guest presenters. REGISTER Growing Fruits and Veggies from Scraps 6/23 l 11AM-Noon l Learn how to grow your own food using water and leftovers; see a variety of vegetables you can sprout in a jar of water. REGISTER Zumba Fitness with a Twist 6/24 l 4:30PM l Fitness for the family. REGISTER Destination Scavenger Hunt 6/29 l 10AM-5PM l Learn about the library and its amazing resources with a family-friendly scavenger hunt; call 954-357-8090 for details. REGISTER Introduction to American Sign Language 6/30 l 11AM-11:30AM l Presented by Ms. Carolyna, of the Center for Hearing and Communication; attendance at all four classes in series recommended. REGISTER
JUNE l KIDS
Shows & Performances
Children’s BookFest/Summer Learning Kickoff: The Magical Bookstore 6/5 l 1-2PM l Join Barnabus B. on Facebook Live for a magic spectacular featuring juggling, puppetry and mind-blowing magic, presented by Fantasy Theatre Factory. REGISTER The Fire Starters An Australian Animal Tale 6/11 l 10:30-11:30AM l Enjoy this musical story about two animals who accidentally discover fire, then make a digeridoo instrument and learn Aboriginal Australian dance steps. Performance by the South Florida Chamber Ensemble. REGISTER Sassy and Orly Clown Show 6/12 l 11-11:30AM l Fun, engaging online show that’s perfect for the whole family. REGISTER Summer Kick-Off featuring The Lucky Band! 6/12 l 2-2:30PM l Dance and sing to the irresistibly fresh pop beats of these Latin Grammywinners. FACEBOOK
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My First Fine Arts: Virtual Music & Animation Show with Gustafer Yellowgold 6/13 l 2-2:30PM l Fun concert featuring the music and art of Yellowgold, described by the New York Times as a “a cross between ‘Yellow Submarine’ and Dr. Seuss.” REGISTER Peter and the Wolf Performance by the South Florida Chamber Ensemble 6/16 l 11AM-Noon l Interactive online musical performance of this favorite fairy tale. REGISTER Live @ the Sherman presents Dan and Claudia Zanes 6/20 l 2-2:45PM l Fun, family concert featuring Grammy-winning family musicians. FACEBOOK
JUNE l KIDS Animal Magic! 6/26 l 11:30AM-12:30PM l With professional magician Brent Gregory. All ages welcome. REGISTER Live @ the Sherman presents SaulPaul 6/27 l 2-2:45PM l Enjoy a concert featuring the acoustic hip hop and live looping of musician SaulPaul. REGISTER
JULY l ADULTS
Games, Hobbies & Crafts Tails and Tales Trivia Contest 7/7 l 2-3PM l Have fun, learn and show what you know about famous animal stories, movies, TV shows and songs. REGISTER Adults Crafting 7/8 l 4-4:30PM l Interactive step-by-step online demonstration; pick up kit from Miramar Library from 7/2-7/8 and follow along at home. REGISTER Happy Hobbies 7/12, 7/19, 7/26 l 1:30-2:30PM l Make the most of your free time with a fun, easy, inexpensive and happy hobby just for you. REGISTER At Home to Abroad with Nation: Afro-Wanderlust 7/16 l Noon-1PM l Join AARLCC Road Scholars to hear and share travel experiences to inspire you to travel and explore safely. REGISTER Celebrate Ice Cream Day! 7/20 l 2-3PM l Fun, informative presentation on the history of ice cream. REGISTER The Secret of Your Date of Birth 7/22 l 1-2PM l Learn how to use your birthday to unlock the details of your destiny and begin your journey of self-knowledge. REGISTER
Arts & Humanities
Boogie-Woogie & Honky-Tonk Happy Hour Concert with Pianist Kris Nicholson 7/1 l 5-5:30PM l Unwind with a flashback concert that will get you dancing in your seats. REGISTER Pen to Page Writing Workshop: Journey Personal Narrative/Memoir 7/1, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22 l 5:30-7PM l Experience direct instruction and engage in individual and group activities designed to to produce original writing for presentation and/or publishing. REGISTER Representation on Screen 7/7 l 10AM-Noon (Class); 7/21 l 10-11AM (Online Meet-up and Critique) l “Lifting and Advancing Black Business: The Business Behind Your Story” series covers the basics of photograph and visual storytelling. REGISTER 30
HANNAH SHAW ady!
L n e t t i K Kitten Lady Shares the Joys of Saving and Fostering Felines Saturday July 24 . 2PM
Meet Kitten Lady and listen as she explains what you should do if you find an abandoned kitten and shares the joys of being a foster parent to a single kitten or a cuddly kitty family. It is easier than you might think, and giving these tiny, furry beings a real chance at a good life can be very rewarding.
register Don’t forget to log this as an activity in BEANSTACK. Broward.org/Library/Summer
with the Cat Daddy
Jackson Galaxy! Saturday July 17 . 2-3pm Host and executive producer of Animal Planet’s long-running hit show “My Cat From Hell.” Jackson, an animal advocate and cat behavior and wellness expert. He is on a mission to educate people about cats and deepen the human and cat bond while reducing the number of animals that end up in shelters.
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Computers & Technology Tech Talk Weekly 7/1, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29 l 4-4:30PM l Expert guests talk trending tech stories of the week and cool library technology. All ages welcome. REGISTER Lifting & Advancing Black Business Inside Out: Social Media Explosion 7/21 l 1-2PM l Learn the latest tricks and tools to build your business on social media series. REGISTER Creation Station Monthly 7/27 l 4-5PM l Tune in to the Creation Station’s monthly discussion featuring creative people and their inspirations. Teens welcome. REGISTER
Employment & Careers Project Management: Your Quick Start Guide 7/13 l 5:30-6:30PM l Learn the basics of project management, from idea to implementation, and manage the road to success. REGISTER
Health & Wellness
Restore & Revive! Yoga and Meditation for Beginners 7/1, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29 l 11AM-Noon l Make yoga and meditation part of your life and enjoy its many benefits, presented by Lawrence Huff. REGISTER Chair Yoga 7/1, 7/6, 7/13, 7/15, 7/20, 7/27 l Noon-1PM l Reduce inflammation, lower blood pressure and improve balance, strength and flexibility, presented by Leigh Ann Russo. Teens welcome. REGISTER Secrets of Self Care and Glowing Skin 7/17 l 11-11:45AM l Learn the principles of Ayurveda and how to use contents from your fridge and pantry to make a face mask that will leave your skin glowing. REGISTER Staying Healthy 7/20 l 2-3PM l Monthly presentation on relevant health concerns, presented by Memorial Healthcare System. REGISTER Broward.org/Library/Summer
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CHROMEBOOK & A HOTSPOT
FOR FREE! PROVE RESIDENCY IN A QUALIFYING ZIP CODE
33069 • 33023 • 33309 • 33311 • 33313 • 33319
HAVE A VALID BROWARD COUNTY LIBRARY CARD IN GOOD STANDING MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER
YOU CAN: • Check out the devices for 30 days (with one renewal)
YOU AGREE TO: • Complete the feedback survey (paper copy or online) • View the online safety tutorial videos • Take good care of the devices.
AVAILABLE AT THESE LIBRARY LOCATIONS: • Carver Ranches Library • Jan Moran Collier City Learning Library • Lauderhill Central Park Library • Lauderdale Lakes Library • Tyrone Bryant Library
One BCL Workforce Ready kit per household. Borrowers are personally responsible for the Chromebook ($400.00 value) and Hotspot ($80.00 value). If either or both are lost or damaged due to negligence, you will be responsible to pay for any damages to the devices or replacement costs, and related equipment checked out to your library account.
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JULY l ADULTS Healthy Brain, Happy Brain 7/21 l Noon-1PM l Learn about nutrition, meditation and self-care; dress comfortably as movement is included. Teens welcome. REGISTER Dance Your Tail Off: BollyFitness Class 7/21 l 5:30-6:30PM l Energetic cardio dance class with a Bollywood flare. REGISTER
Nature & Animals
Escapades in the Everglades at Lunchtime 7/1 l Noon-1PM l Online wildlife encounter as Flamingo Gardens brings its furry, feathered and scaly friends to you. REGISTER American Treasure in South Florida 7/7 l 1-2PM l Overview of the history, ecosystems and wildlife of Everglades National Park, presented by conservation specialist and wildlife activists. REGISTER A Day in the Life of a Hammerhead 7/10 l 2-3PM l Join National Geographic Explorer Erin Spencer and learn about hammerhead shark biology, ecology and conservation and why scientists track shark movement. REGISTER All About Dogs 7/15 l 2-3PM l Adopting and caring for your pet. REGISTER Learn about Labradoodles 7/15 l 2-3PM l Let’s talk labradoodles with Librarian Alison. Teens welcome. REGISTER Caturday with Jackson Galaxy The Cat Daddy 7/17 l 2-3PM l Join “The Cat Daddy” Jackson Galaxy, animal advocate, cat behavior/wellness expert and star of Animal Planet’s hit show My Cat from Hell, for a special “Tails and Tales” Caturday! REGISTER Discover Big Cypress 7/23 l 11AM-Noon l Join Ranger Lisa Andrews and learn more about the amazing national preserve that is right in your own backyard. REGISTER Kitten Lady Shares the Joys of Saving & Fostering Felines 7/24 l 2-3:15PM What to do if you find an abandoned kitten and how to help them survive and thrive! REGISTER
JUNE 1 - AUGUST 14
Eligible K-3 students will be able to checkout a 10.5" iPad with Apple keyboard and cellular-enabled data plan for the duration of the Summer Learning Program (June 1 - August 14), for FREE! The iPad will be loaded with a curated list of apps. Students will be able to read eBooks, watch educational videos and participate in the Summer Learning Program digitally. The MDSLP (My Digital Summer Learning Program) is designed to help bridge the digital divide, support digital equity and alleviate the “summer, and now COVID, slide.”
Participation in the program takes place at the Jan Moran Collier City Learning Library, Lauderdale Lakes Library/Educational and Cultural Center, Lauderhill Central Park, Lauderhill Towne Centre, Carver Ranches and Tyrone Bryant.
• Jan Moran Collier City • Lauderhill Central Park • Lauderdale Lakes • Lauderhill Towne Centre • Carver Ranches • Tyrone Bryant This project was funded under the provisions of the DLIS Florida CARES Act from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Florida’s DLIS Florida CARES Act program is administered by the Department of State’s Division of Library and Information Services. For FY2020-21, 100% of the total costs for the My Digital Summer Learning Program ($54,485) is supported by federal money. Broward.org/Library/Summer SUMMER 2021 35
JULY l ADULTS Animal Ambassadors Online Animal Show 7/28 l 2-2:45PM l Meet resident animals from the Museum of Discovery and Science. REGISTER All About Cats 7/29 l 2-3PM l Adopting and caring for your pet. REGISTER
Book & Movie Discussions Black Panther Graphic Novel Discussion 7/9 l 2:30-3:30PM l Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet, Vol. 1 and 2. Teens welcome. REGISTER Bonding with Books 7/14 l 10:30AM-Noon l Discuss your most recent read or an old favorite. REGISTER Book Club 7/14 l 2-3PM l Wonder by R.J. Palaccio. REGISTER Tales in Poetry: Poetry Club 7/20 l 2-3PM l Moderated by Sadiq from South Regional/Broward College Library. REGISTER Readers Online Book Club 7/21 l 4-5PM l The Red Lotus by Chris Bohjalian. REGISTER Book & Movie Talk 7/28 l 2-3PM l Life of Pi (book written by Yann Martel; movie directed by Ang Lee). REGISTER Happy Hour Book Club 7/29 l 6-7PM l Book club meets happy hour! Titles announced at beginning of the month. REGISTER Tales and ‘Tails: True Tales of South Florida with Author Craig Pittman 7/17 l 1-2PM l Literary happy hour featuring true tales of South Florida with the author of Oh, Florida! How America’s Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country. REGISTER
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JULY l TEENS Ready For College! Tuesdays l 4:30-6PM REGISTER College readiness workshops are open to middle and high school students. • Applying for College Spanish Edition/Solicitud Para La Universida:Workshop presented in Spanish, 7/6 • Crafting your Personal Essay for College, 7/13 • Applying for College Creole Edition/ Aplikasyon Pou Kolèj: Workshop presented in Haitian Creole, 7/20 • Preparing for High School: Discuss different ways to make the most of your four years in high school, 7/27
Free Intensive Test Prep Workshops: Prepare for July 17 ACT Mondays, Thursdays l 4-5:15PM REGISTER • Session 5: ACT Math Fundamentals & Test-Taking Techniques, 7/1 • Session 6: ACT Full Practice Test Review & Science Fundamentals, 7/8 • Session 7: ACT Science Fundamentals & Test-Taking Techniques, 7/12 • Session 8: ACT Science Recap & Test Day Test-Taking Techniques, 7/15 • Free SAT/ACT & College Info Session for Teens/ Parents, 7/19
Readers & Writers
Young Authors Writing Workshop Series 7/1, 7/8, 7/9, 7/15, 7/22 l 2PM • Developing Your Plot, with Joyce Sweeney, 7/1: REGISTER • Playwriting, with Atlantic Coast Theater, 7/8: REGISTER 7/9: REGISTER • Staying Creative During Turbulent Times, with Stacey Ramey, 7/15: REGISTER • Writing a Research Paper, 7/22: REGISTER • Finding Your Creative Anywhere, with Jonathan Rosen, 7/29: REGISTER
Games & Activities
Animal Trivia Kahoot for Teens 7/7 l 1-1:30PM l Test your knowledge of animal trivia, prizes for the winner and runner up. REGISTER Murder Mystery @ BCL 7/28 l 3-5PM l Help solve this online library murder mystery. REGISTER
JULY l TEENS
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Storytelling through Animation: Make Your First Animation 7/1 l 3-4PM l Explore the principles of animation and storytelling used by Pixar, presented by Black Valley Digital. REGISTER Teen Tech Tuesdays 7/6, 7/13, 7/20, 7/27 l 1-2:30PM l Develop tech skills, build self-confidence and ignite your creativity. REGISTER Teen Maker 7/9, 7/23 l 4-5PM l Use your creative energy to make fun crafts and projects; visit NSU-Alvin Sherman Library to pick up a take-home maker kit. RSVP to receive Zoom log-in instructions. REGISTER Chemical Concoctions 7/16 l 3-4PM l Wacky, cool hands-on experiments. REGISTER Virtual Teen Advisory Board 7/3, 7/17 l 1-2:30PM l For teens who want to help with library programs and offer input into library collection/program development. REGISTER
JULY l KIDS
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Animals & Nature Everglades 101 7/1 l 11AM-Noon l Join Ranger Yvette at Everglades National Park as they explore the variety of habitats in the River of Grass. All ages welcome. REGISTER Flamingo Gardens - Swamp Animals! 7/6, 7/13, 7/20, 7/27 l 10AM-10:45AM l Explore preschool science and enjoy a read-aloud, special activities and an interactive animal encounter with Flamingo Gardens nature sanctuary. REGISTER Biscayne 101 7/8 l 11AM-Noon l Join Ranger Megan Cobb for a virtual presentation covering the four ecosystems of Biscayne National Park, the history of the park and how local and global cultures have influenced it. All ages welcome. REGISTER
JULY l KIDS Jungle Jordan: Live from the Cougar Mountain Zoo 7/12 l 11AM-Noon l Jungle Jordan from the Cougar Mountain Zoo in Seattle, Washington, talks about being a zookeeper and answers your wildest animal questions. REGISTER Sawgrass Nature Center: Animal Tales 7/16 l 10:30-11:30AM l Join us for an online adventure featuring six wild animals that prowl Florida’s environments. REGISTER
Whalemobile Extravaganza 7/30 l 11AM-Noon and 1-2PM l Take a virtual trip inside a whale and discuss how to protect our oceans. REGISTER Puppy Pals Comedic Stunt Dog Show 7/31 l 1-2PM l Hilarious online show for the whole family featuring (mostly) rescued dogs performing spectacular stunts and laugh-out-loud canine comedy. All ages welcome. REGISTER
Stories & Fun
All About Animals with Mad Science 7/26 l 10:30-11:30AM l Explore the diversity of the animal kingdom and how they adapt to different habitats with specialized feet, fur and feathers. REGISTER
Canciónes y Cuentos, Songs and Stories with Alina Celeste 7/1, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29 l 11-11:30AM l Explore a joyous blend of traditional and original songs and new interpretations of folktales each week in English and Spanish. REGISTER
Tiny Tails to You: Baby Animals 7/27 l 11AM-Noon l Get to know Tiny Tails animals including wild hedgehogs, playful bunnies, chickens and guinea pigs. FACEBOOK LIVE
Storytelling with Windell Campbell 7/2 l 10AM-11AM l Enjoy an entertaining tale from storyteller Windell Campbell in celebration of Juneteenth. REGISTER
Animal Ambassadors 7/28 l 2-2:45PM l Animal show with the Museum of Discovery and Science. REGISTER
Raise a Reader Virtual Storytime 7/7, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28 l 10:30-11AM l Join Miss Ruthie on Facebook Live for silly stories and songs. FACEBOOK LIVE
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JULY l KIDS Teddy Bear Online Picnic 7/10 l 11AM-Noon l Celebrate National Teddy Bear Picnic Day with stories from award-winning performer Donna Washington. REGISTER Picknik prep, 11-11:30AM, 07/09. REGISTER Bilingual Tales with Miss Maria 7/14 l 11-11:45AM l Listen to a story in Spanish and English and sing along with Miss Maria. REGISTER ¡Lee y Canta! Read and Sing! Sing-along and stories/ Canta y escucha un cuento 7/16 l 11-11:45AM l Join us for fun, family bilingual songs and stories. ¡Disfruten en familia con divertidos cuentos y canciones bilingües. REGISTER Anansi the Spider Story and Craft 7/20 l 10:30-11:15AM l Join storyteller Amina Blackwood-Meeks for the tale of Anansi the Spider followed by a spider craft with Heather Green of Silly Farm. REGISTER Party Animal Cooking for Kids 7/20 l 11AM-Noon l Follow along while we read Are You Eating Candy Without Me? by Draga Jenny Malesevic and make fairy bread. REGISTER Pajama Storytime 7/20 l 6:30-7PM l Join Miss Ruthie for a relaxing storytime before bedtime. REGISTER Bilingual Toddler Tales 7/23 l 10:30-11AM l Bilingual songs and stories for toddlers; cuentos y canciones bilingües para toddlers. REGISTER Lala the Lizard and the Pond by the Rock 7/23 l 3-4PM l Bilingual storytime featuring a tale of diversity, acceptance and the community. Pick up coloring pages from Carver Ranches Library and color along at home; call 954-357-6305 for details. REGISTER Sensory Space: For Children of All Abilities 7/26 l 2-3PM l Songs, stories and activities geared towards children with special needs or those on the Autism Spectrum. REGISTER 40 SUMMER 2021
JULY l KIDS
Shows & Performances Aesop’s Fantastical Fables: Virtual Puppet Show 7/7 l 10:30-11:30AM l Travel to ancient Greece where Aesop and his sidekick Cecil the Lion share famous fables, presented by the Center for Puppetry Arts. REGISTER Beauty and the Beast Puppet Show 7/8 l 11AM-Noon l Fun, family-friendly puppet show of a beloved classic tale, presented by Stevens Puppets. FACEBOOK LIVE Live @ the Sherman presents Growing Up with Josh Lovelace 7/11 l 2-2:45PM l Fun, family concert featuring Josh Lovelace, member of the Grammy-nominated rock band NEEDTOBREATHE. REGISTER
Live @ the Sherman presents City Mouse, Country Mouse 7/18 l 2-2:45PM l Join the “Famouse” singing duo, City Mouse & Country Mouse, as they retell the story of their search for a great treasure. REGISTER Pete the Cat Performance 7/19 l 3-4PM l Presented by the Miami Children’s Museum; pick up interactive craft at Riverland Branch Library from 7/12-7/16. ZOOM Live @ the Sherman presents The Fairy Tales of Grimm 7/25 l 2-2:45PM l Tales such as Rapunzel and Snow White come to the stage in a classical 19th Century theatrical melodrama. REGISTER The Magic Flute 7/29 l 11-11:45AM l Classic fairy tale told through song, presented by the Palm Beach Opera. FACEBOOK LIVE
Magic & Mayhem: A Magician’s Tale 7/14 l 3-4PM l This breathtaking performance features Dizzy’s wild combination of magic, physical comedy and theatrical thievery, that will leave you spellbound. REGISTER
JULY l KIDS
Readers & Writers Writing Studio and Book Club: Imagine Your Story! 7/6, 7/13, 7/20, 7/27 l 2-3:30PM l Read, write, draw and talk about their favorite books and authors. Recommended for ages 10-15. REGISTER Tweens & Teens Anime Club 7/6, 7/13, 7/20, 7/27 l 5-5:45PM l Discuss graphic novels, television, movies, illustration and pop culture related to Japanese animation. REGISTER Global Adventures Book Chat 7/13 l 11-11:45AM l Oh, the places we’ll go in this book chat about your favorite travel adventure stories. REGISTER Tween Book Club 7/17 l 2-3PM l We bring the online discussion and you bring the snacks; please call 954-765-1585 for book title. Recommended for ages 8-12. REGISTER
Literary Creations: Learn and Create! 7/29 l 1-2PM l Listen, then create and show your masterpieces. REGISTER
Arts & Crafts Birds of a Feather Play and Craft for Toddlers 7/13 l 11:30AM-Noon l Fingerplays and a fun craft. REGISTER Crafty Kids! 7/16 l 4-4:30PM l Interactive, creative arts-andcrafts; pick up your craft kit at Miramar Branch Library from 7/12-7/16 to follow along with our online demonstration. Recommended for ages 6-12. REGISTER Creating a Youth Comic Strip Online 7/21 l 4-5PM l Learn how to use Storyboardthat. com to create your own online comic strip. Recommended for grades 3-12. REGISTER
JULY l KIDS
Games & Activities Zoo Dances 7/1 l Noon-1PM l Online dance class featuring traditional American dances inspired by animal movements, presented by the South Florida Chamber Ensemble. REGISTER Virtual Teen Advisory Board 7/3, 7/17 l 1-2:30PM l For teens who want to help with library programs and offer input into library collection/program development. REGISTER Introduction to American Sign Language (ASL) for Children 7/7, 7/14, 7/21 l 11AM-11:30AM l Presented by Ms. Carolyna, of the Center for Hearing and Communication; attendance at all four classes in series recommended. REGISTER STEM for Kids: Build! Create! Investigate! 7/7, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28 l 2-2:45PM l Explore STEM concepts with awesome activities, excellent experiments, dynamic demonstrations and phenomenal guest presenters. REGISTER
Fishing for Fintastic Fishers 7/12 l 2-3PM l Learn about fish and fishing. Participants receive poles and tackle boxes, presented by the Youth Environmental Alliance. REGISTER A Knight with the Queen: Chess Class and Free Play 7/10, 7/17, 7/24, 7/31 l 11AM-Noon l Chess classes for students in grades three and up. Teens welcome. REGISTER Bookopoly: Tales and Trivia 7/21 l 1-2PM l Read and test your knowledge playing trivia using Kahoot! REGISTER Fairy Tales Trivia 7/22 l 11-11:45AM l Brush up on your knowledge of classic magical tales in this live trivia using Kahoot! REGISTER Destination Scavenger Hunt! 7/30 l 10AM-5PM l Learn about the Broward County Library website and its amazing resources with a family-friendly scavenger hunt; call 954357-8090 for details. REGISTER
AUGUST l ADULTS
Games & Hobbies
Happy Hobbies 8/2 l 1:30-2:30PM l Make the most of your free time with a fun, easy, inexpensive and happy hobby just for you. REGISTER Let the Games Begin! Kahoot! Trivia 8/11 l 2-3PM l Play Kahoot! Baseball USA trivia game online. REGISTER At Home to Abroad with Nation: Afro-Wanderlust 8/20 l Noon-1PM l Join AARLCC Road Scholars to hear and share travel experiences to inspire you to travel and explore safely. REGISTER
Arts & Humanities
Creative Writing Workshops Broward County Library’s Pen to Page creative writing workshops, led by teaching artists from Art Prevails Project, take place online on select Thursdays from 5:30 to 7PM and consist of five themes covered by six sessions each. Participants may choose to attend one or all of the themed sessions. Each session is a 90-minute interactive experience in which participants will benefit from working with proven writing professionals. THEMED SESSIONS ADDRESS THE FOLLOWING TOPICS:
Representation on Screen 8/4 l 10AM-Noon (Class); 8/18 l 10-11AM (Online Meet-up and Critique) l “Lifting and Advancing Black Business: The Business Behind Your Story” series covers the basics of photography and visual storytelling. REGISTER
Who am I? Personal Narrative/Memoir
Draw and Paint Tails and Tale: Seahorse 8/4 l 4-5:30PM l Interactive art lesson with local artist M. Christine Landis. REGISTER
On Journey: Personal Narrative/Memoir
Pen to Page Writing Workshop: Painting with Words/Varied Genres of Writing 8/5, 8/12, 8/19, 8/26 l 5:30-7PM l Experience instruction and individual and group activities to produce original writing for presentation and/or publishing. REGISTER Creation Station Monthly 8/24 l 4-5PM l Tune in to the Creation Station’s monthly discussion featuring creative people and their inspirations. Teens welcome. REGISTER
May 20 • May 27 • June 3
June 17 • June 24 July 1 • July 8 • July 15 • July 22
Painting with Words: Varied Genres of Writing August 5 • August 12 • August 19 • August 26 September 2 • September 9
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Book & Movie Discussions
Health & Wellness
Book Club 8/4 l 2-3PM l Inkling by Kenneth Oppel. REGISTER
Chair Yoga 8/3, 8/5, 8/10, 8/17, 8/19, 8/24, 8/31 l Noon1PM l Reduce inflammation, lower blood pressure and improve balance, strength and flexibility, presented by Leigh Ann Russo. Teens welcome. REGISTER
Bonding with Books 8/11 l 10:30AM-Noon l Discuss your most recent read or an old favorite. REGISTER
Restore & Revive! Yoga and Meditation for Beginners 8/5 l 11AM-Noon l Make yoga and meditation part of your life and enjoy many benefits, presented by Lawrence Huff. REGISTER Staying Healthy 8/17 l 2-3PM l Monthly presentation on relevant health concerns for adults from Memorial Healthcare System. REGISTER
Book Talk 8/12 l 2-3PM l Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonders of Consciousness by Sy Montgomery. REGISTER Tales in Poetry: Poetry Club 8/17 l 2-3PM l Moderated by Sadiq from the South Regional/Broward College Library. REGISTER Readers Online Book Club 8/18 l 4-5PM l My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante. REGISTER
Nature & Animals The Story of Sea Turtles 8/4 l 11-11:45AM l Learn about the sea turtles that nest on our South Florida beaches, presented by marine biologist Connie Versteeg of the Save the Sea Turtle Foundation. REGISTER Iguana Technical Assistance 8/10 l 3-4PM l Learn about nuisance iguana removal, presented by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. REGISTER
AUGUST l TEENS Ready For College! College readiness workshops are open to middle and high school students. 4:30-6PM l REGISTER
• How to Have a Successful High School Career. Make your high school career a success, 8/3 • How to Write a Winning Essay for Scholarships, 8/10 • How to Write a Winning Essay for Scholarships, presented in Spanish, 8/17 • Applying for College: Identify the Best Colleges for You based on their academics, achievements/ involvements, and test score, 8/24
Free Intensive Test Prep Workshops: Prepare for August 28th SAT Mondays, Thursdays l 4-5:15PM l REGISTER • Session 1: SAT Math Fundamentals & Test-Taking Techniques, 8/2 • Session 2: SAT Math Practice Test Drill & Review, 8/4 • Session 3: SAT Grammar Fundamentals & Test- Taking Techniques • Session 4: SAT Grammar Practice Drill & Review, SAT/ACT & College Info Session for Teens/Parents, 11AM-Noon, 8/9
Clubs & Activities Shake Your Tail Feathers Dance Program 8/11 l 2-2:45PM l Learn hip hop and popular dance steps and how to tell your story through dance, presented by dancer/choreographer Percy Nelson. REGISTER YA Book Banter: Teen Book Club 8/12 l 4:30-5:30PM l The Beast is an Animal by Peternelle Van Arsdale. REGISTER Virtual Teen Advisory Board 8/14 l 1-2:30PM l For teens who want to help with library programs and offer input into library collection/program development. REGISTER
AUGUST l KIDS
Stories & Fun Flamingo Gardens - Pelican Party! 8/3 l 10-10:45AM l Explore preschool science and enjoy an animal-themed read-aloud, special activities and an interactive animal encounter with Flamingo Gardens nature sanctuary. FACEBOOK Raise a Reader Virtual Storytime 8/4 l 10:30-11AM l Join Miss Ruthie on Facebook Live for silly stories and songs. REGISTER Canciónes y Cuentos, Songs and Stories with Alina Celeste 8/5 l 11-11:30AM l Explore a joyous blend of traditional and original songs and new interpretations of folktales each week in English and Spanish. REGISTER Summer Learning Program Finale: Celebrating Salina Yoon 8/7 l 1-3PM l Join us for an afternoon celebrating Salina Yoon’s summer artwork and books. REGISTER Improvisación de una historia en español con Titania! 8/10 l 11-11:45AM l ¡Ayudemos! a Titania a crear un cuento improvisado en español desde la sala de tu casa! Para el disfrute de toda la familia. REGISTER Anansi and Other Wisdom Stories with Ettosi Brooks 8/14 l 2:30-3:30PM l Interactive sing-along featuring animal wisdom stories and craft, presented by musician/author/performer Ettosi Brooks. REGISTER Sensory Space: For Children of All Abilities 8/30 l 2-3PM l Songs, stories and activities geared towards children with special needs or those on the Autism Spectrum. REGISTER
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Shows & Performances Live @ the Sherman presents The Legend of the Pink Elephant 8/1 l 2-2:45PM l Enjoy a theatrical storytime experience with Haitian-American author and performer Luckner Bruno. REGISTER The Pet Detective Show with Marci Poppins 8/5 l 11-11:45AM l Fun, interactive program featuring stories, magical effects and audience participation. REGISTER
Readers & Writers Writing Studio and Book Club: Imagine Your Story! 8/3 l 2-3:30PM l Read, write, draw and talk about their favorite books and authors, recommended for ages 10-15. REGISTER Tweens & Teens Anime Club 8/10 l 5-5:45PM l Discuss graphic novels, television, movies, illustration and pop culture related to Japanese animation. REGISTER Tween Book Club 8/14 l 2-3PM l We bring discussion and you bring the snacks; please call 954-765-1585 for book title. Recommended for ages 8-12. REGISTER
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Arts & Crafts Crafty Kids! 8/2 l 4-4:30PM l Interactive, creative arts and crafts; pick up your craft kit at Miramar Branch Library from 7/26-7/30 to follow along with our online demonstration. Recommended for ages 6-12. REGISTER Anime Club: Drawing Special 8/3 l 5-5:45PM l Join us for a special guest who’ll share tips and tricks for drawing anime styles. REGISTER
Games & Activities STEM for Kids: Build! Create! Investigate! 8/4 l 2-2:45PM l Explore STEM concepts with awesome activities, excellent experiments, dynamic demonstrations and phenomenal guest presenters. REGISTER Fantastic Beasts Trivia 8/5 l 5-6PM l Test your knowledge of the magical creatures of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. REGISTER Little Red Riding Hood CSI 8/13 l 10:30-11:30AM l Put your investigative skills to the test as you sort through clues and question suspects. REGISTER
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All ages are invited to join Broward County Library for fun events all summer long. Visit us online at http://broward.org/Library/Summer
Published on May 13, 2021
All ages are invited to join Broward County Library for fun events all summer long. Visit us online at http://broward.org/Library/Summer