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Broward County Main Library

Neighbourhood: Downtown Fort Lauderdale
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Address: 100 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
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+1 954-357-7444
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Mon 10:00 - 18:00
Tue - Wed 12:00 - 20:00
Thu - Sat 10:00 - 18:00

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Broward Country Main Library

Broward County Main Library is a modern structure well maintained will a beautiful decor. They are staffed with the latest computers and tech support. They have a helpful staff.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 December 2016
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Coral Springs, Florida
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Coral Springs, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Broward County Main Library is a modern structure well maintained will a beautiful decor. They are staffed with the latest computers and tech support. They have a helpful staff.

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Plantation, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

I cannot believe how much our libraries offer. They are not just a building full of books. They are very high-tech and also offer many classes.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is one of the most comprehensive libraries I've been to. There selection is huge and they cover just about any topic. They have audio, video, conferences, events. If you need time for yourself away from noise and busy life, this is a great option.

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Miami, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Love going to the library to read! Always activities for adults and children especially during the summer! Love the fact that it's across from my job and lunch time is a relaxing moment with the fountain outside.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Decent library with pleasant associates. Located in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale. Sad to have the multitude of homeless congregating on the property.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

So many books, so little time! You can find almost any book here or movie to! You can get lost in this place it is so big! Just kidding, it is very large though!

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stockton, ca
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

I like visiting libraries and this one has a good amount of natural light. The World War II exhibit was good while the moon rock was really disappointing to a fellow visitor who needed help finding it.

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Canton, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

GOing to this library is so much more! The architecture of the Ft. Lauderdale library is phenomenal. The glass, the flowers, the escalators, it is not only a library but a concert hall, computer center, famous restaurant, gift shop, story center, movie theatre, and more. THe restaurant has the most delicious lunches with homemade quiches, salads, sandwiches, deserts, etc. This... More 

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Melbourne Beach, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

We loved this place so much that my husband and I had our formal wedding reception in the lobby. Actually it was planned for outdoors on New Year's Eve in 1992 but a storm drove us inside. The acoustics were fantastic for our live band and our friends thought we were quite clever. It has a book selection that is... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

The main library has several floors with all types of media. Lots of room to read, even for the large community of homeless in the area.

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