Special Events 2010

The Friends of the Fort Lauderdale Libraries supports library programs and events throughout the year by providing funding or collaboration. These activities illustrate some of the ways that the Friends support the library and interact with community activities.

Friends of the Fort Lauderdale Libraries Awards Luncheon

The Friends of the Fort Lauderdale Libraries received an award for their Innovative Programs at the 6th Annual Awards Luncheon which was held at the Jacaranda County Club on June 17th. This event recognizes the important work done by Friends in support of our libraries. Accepting our award were Marlene Widdich, Lynne Bruno, Maria Munoz and Jane Nighbert.

Friends of the Fort Lauderdale Libraries Awards Luncheon

JM Family's Earth Day Reuse and Recycling Drive

The goal of the JM Family's Earth Day Fair, onApril 20th, was to raise associate awareness on environmental issues and provide opportunities for reuse and recycling. They collected books, magazines, CD's and DVD's which were donated to Friends of Fort Lauderdale Libraries.

Friends Judge Program Awards

This year the Friends of the Fort Lauderdale Libraries were asked to judge the outstanding program award. Judges Narda McCarthy, Trudy Jermanovich, Donna Krbavac and Barbara Correll enjoyed learning about the activities of other Friends groups. They also found it a great way to get new ideas. For additional information see Spring 2010 Newsletter.

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Narda McCarthy and Donna Krbavac enjoy reading the applications
Bridging the Digital Divide through the Cybrary

The Broward County Main Library has allowed us to glimpse into the future by implementing the first real Cybrary in the county. For those who might be wondering, a Cybrary comes from blending of cyber (as in Cyberspace or the Internet) and library. It is the extension of what we once thought of as books, reference items and such, all reached by access through a computer.


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