May – Peru

June – Caribbean American Heritage Month Celebration

September – London

October – Motown

November – Bahamas

June 2017 Programs



Friday, June 2

Destination Fridays: Caribbean Heritage Month. This age 21 and over event from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. costs a mere $10 (payable at the door or through Eventbrite). Cheer for your country’s contestant during the talent show. Plus, experience our signature rum drink, Caribbean food, steel drums, travel talks, gift baskets and more!


Saturday, June 3

Book Talk: Coming Out of Egypt, 1 – 3 p.m. by Angela Joseph. The book tells the story of a “turbulent journey out of an abusive past.”


Saturday, June 10

Business Seminar: 12 – 4 p.m., How to reach your audience through digital marketing.


Saturday, June 10

Black Music Film: 4 – 5:30 p.m., Lady Day, the many faces of Billie Holiday.


Friday, June 16

The State of Black Broward, Part II, 4 – 9:30 p.m. Hosted by Broward's black elected officials. "Visualize a healthy and prosperous Broward for all in which to live and work."


Saturday, June 17

Career, Education and Networking Job Fair, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Saturday, June 17

Book Signing: 2:00 – 5 p.m., A Season of Big Mountains by Dwight Marshalleck. He journeys to a place where time lingers, like trees growing sideways after the last hurricane ravaged the Jamaican village.


Monday, June 19

Business Seminar – 6 – 7:30 p.m., Do it yourself website.


Friday, June 23

BCL Social, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Have fun discussing current events and answering trivia questions.


Saturday, June 24

Heal the City, 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. tackles tough social issues such as domestic violence, suicide, molestation, mental health, and other health-related issues. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.


Saturday, June 24

Business Seminar:10 a.m. – 1 p.m., SCORE presents an introduction to business.





















Computer Classes

Pre-register for free computer classes at 954-357-6236. Due to limited seating, registration begins 6 days prior to each scheduled class.


Friday, June 2, 2017 Learn how to download eBooks & music, 1 - 2 p.m.

Saturday, June 3, 2017 Computer Literacy I, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Saturday, June 17, 2017 Microsoft Excel I, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Saturday, June 24, 2017 Microsoft Excel I, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.


For additional information and for FREE classes being offered at other library locations please call 954-357-6236 or inquire at the Computer or Reference Information Desk.























Call Youth Services Dept. (YS) at 954-357-6209 if you have any questions about the following programs and to pre-register if needed. Additional details provided on June YS Flyer.


Tuesday, June 6

"Little Learners Storytime" 10:30 a.m., Parents and caregivers are invited to bring children aged 3-5 to this story time. Groups with 10 or more children, please pre-register.


Saturday, June 10

 “Summer Learning Kick Off” 10:30 a.m. in YS Dept. Read for prizes, wide range of summer programs.


Saturday, June 10

"Wags & Tales" 2- 3 p.m. Read to Augy, a four-legged friend in YS Program Room. Call for more info.


Monday, June 12

"DJ for A Day," 2 – 3:30 p.m. A hands-on introduction to DJ'ing, music production, music technology and audio engineering, presented by Girls Make Beats. Call to pre-register.


Monday, June 12

"MITI Mondays – My Pet Rock" 4 – 5:30 p.m. Choose a rock and make it your own using paints and markers. Ages 8 and up (younger kids may participate with adult caregiver). Call to pre-register.


Tuesday, June 13

"Tech Tuesdays" 3 – 5 p.m. Learn various forms of technology, ages 8 and up call for more info.


Tuesday, June 13 & 27

"Building Competition w/Steven the Builder," 2 – 3 p.m. Ages 6 and up. Create your own unique building using various items from Legos to wooden blocks. Win prizes for tallest and most creative structure,


Wednesday, June 14 "The Bucky & GiGi Show: Building a Better World One Smile at a Time" 2 - 3 p.m. Comedy, mime, circus skills, magic and audience participation, all ages welcome, call for more info.


Wednesday, June 14

"Hour of Code-The Perfect Recipe" 1 – 2 p.m. Learn the basics of web design and coding Call to pre-register.


Wednesdays, June 14, 21 & 28 "Wellness Wednesdays" 4 - 5 p.m. Ages 8 and up join fitness instructor of L.E.A.F Academy, learn the power of discipline through martial arts, eating healthy, and meditating. Call to pre-register.


Wednesday, June 14 "Stargazing Night" 6 – 7:45 p.m. with SF Amateur Astronomers Association Club. Questions, call YS.


Thursdays, June 15, 22 & 29 “Make Yourself Laugh: Reader's Theater Madness!”: 1 – 2 p.m. students, ages 8 – 10 "perform" by reading scripts created from popular books that kids love. Questions, call YS.


Fridays, June 16, 23 & 30 "Friday Family Fun Day" 1-3 p.m. all ages. Enjoy classic board and card games and the console gaming systems in YS.


Monday, June 19

"MITI Mondays – Bag Charms" – 2 – 3:30 p.m. We’ll help you create a fuzzy ball to hang from your backpack or purse. Ages 12 and up (younger kids may participate with adult caregiver). Call to pre-register.


Tuesday, June 20

"Preschool Storytime" 10:30 a.m. Parents and caregivers are invited to bring children aged 3-5 to this story time. Featuring finger plays and simple crafts. Have questions and groups with 10 or more children, please call YS Dept.


Tuesday, June 20 & 27

"Tech Tuesdays" 3 – 5 p.m. Learn various forms of technology from robotics to coding. Ages 8 and up, YS Dept. Questions, call 954-357-5975.


Wednesday, June 21

"Hour of Code- Pop-Up Penguin game," 1- 2 p.m. Make a simple game to play with your friends and family.


Monday, June 26

"MITI Mondays – Create a Kaleidoscope!" 2 - 3:30 p.m. in YS. You’ll have a new way to look at the world. Ages 8 and up (younger children may participate if accompanied by adult caregiver). Call to pre-register.


Wednesday, June 28

"Animal Tales" 3 – 4 p.m. Hands-on experience with cool animals – rodents, reptiles. Questions, call YS Dept.


Wednesday, June 28

"Hour of Code - Comic Creator,” 1- 2 p.m. in YS Dept. Got a story to tell? Have some great text and images you want to put together? Questions or need more info call.

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