Is a library card free?
Yes, there is no
cost to obtain a library card.
How do I get
a library card?
To receive a Broward
County Library Card, you need to fill out an application
available at any branch and provide ID and residency
information. You can also apply online.
here to apply via an online application.
here to view forms of ID.
How can I find
my local library?
here to view a .pdf version of our Library
here to search by your zip code.
How can I find
the hours, address, or telephone number of my local
here to view the How to Find Your Library
Can I return
items to any branch?
Yes. You can check
out materials and return them to any Broward County
How long can
I check out books, DVDs, videos, or paperbacks for?
What are the fines if I am overdue? Can I renew
here to view our materials page for check-out
periods, late fees, and renewal periods.
How do I renew
You can renew materials
at your local branch, by telephone at 954-357-7444,
or on the website. Click
here to see how to renew instantly online.
How do I put
a hold on materials?
Click here to see
how to place a hold online.
Where do I find
information about monthly programs at Broward County
programs, events, displays, and classes can be found
in the library's monthly magazine, Bookings. Click
here to view a .pdf version of the magazine.
You can also pick-up a copy of Bookings at any Broward
County Library location.
How do I ask
a librarian a question?
How do I recommend
a book for the catalog?
here to recommend a book.
How to I make
a suggestion about a program or give feedback?
here to enter a suggestion in our E-Suggestion
Box. You can also give feedback at any location
with a Tell Us About Your Visit Form.
How do I subscribe
to the E-Newsletter?
here to subscribe to the E-Newsletter. Simply
enter your name and e-mail address and you will
be added to the mailing list.
What is Broward
is our free online homework help program. Click
here to access it. You will need to have
your Broward County Library card available to use
Where can I
find the latest press releases from Broward County
here to visit our Library News page.
Do you have
Yes, we offer an
extensive amount of free databases. Click
here to access our databases. You will need
to have your Broward County Library card available
to use our databases outside of a library location.
How can I find
a job or apply for a job at Broward County Library?
here to view www.broward.org/careers.
How do I use
a computer at the library?
You must have a
valid library card or provide a photo identification
to obtain a temporary computer card.
How do I look
up a book online?
here to go to the Broward County Library catalog.
How do I volunteer at the Library?
Contact the library where you wish
to volunteer for details. All volunteers regardless
of age are subject to a Florida Department of Law
Enforcement background check and must clear this
background check before beginning volunteer service.
If you would
like to suggest a FAQ, please click
here to e-mail us.