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Broward County Main Library

Neighbourhood: Downtown Fort Lauderdale
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Address: 100 S Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-1830
Phone Number: +1 954-357-7444
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Broward County Main Library

This Library was the once great library in Broward County. Over the years the library has fallen prey to the homeless. Many of Broward's homeless population camp out at the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 November 2015
cindy m
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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

We are in Ft Lauderdale for weeks at a time and frequently go to the library for seminars, training sessions, computer use, and book sales. Bring quarters for parking. The architecture is a bit strange, but there are people who will direct you to the best elevator.

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Wilton Manors, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

This library has the most beautiful, peaceful ambience. Moreover the Media Specialists are kind & generous in terms of assisting people.

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Thank valerie115
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

I went to the library to look around and they were having a book sale. I got several books. All for just around $1.00-$3.00 each. I went up a few floors to where the art books were and looked at a few. I was able to take some pictures of the scenery since the windows were very large.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

Now that the remodeling is complete - WOW! - it's a terrific place. Conventional books are everywhere. There are all kinds of magazines available for view. Computers are all over the place. There's even a gallery on the sixth floor you'll want to check out. And in the true tradition of a great library the entire staff is knowledgeable, helpful... More 

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

Broward County is fortunate to have a public library system that is both accessible and well run. Local branches are well located and services offered by each branch are easy to access. Personnel are helpful and well informed.

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Thank Richard H
Boca Raton, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

This Library was the once great library in Broward County. Over the years the library has fallen prey to the homeless. Many of Broward's homeless population camp out at the library and although this makes approaching the library, it does not diminish the library's usefulness and beauty. There is so much to offer here as far as the variety of... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

The people who work here are very helpful, and they have a huge selection of DVDs to choose from. They have a decent selection of books to buy for cheap if you would rather not rent.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

wow. this place is amazing and beautiful and accommodating. i could spend hours perusing this library. public libraries are the best benefit to living in the USA ... AMAZING!

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

This is the main library of Broward County. If they don't have it, you don't need it. Very helpful staff.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

An Amazing Place for Learning in Fort Lauderdale. A Huge Variety of Books and Reference materials. The Food Court has Really Good Food at Excellent Prices. If it Rains in Florida it is Usually over within 15 to 20 Minutes but you'll be safe & Sound inside.

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