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Broward County is fortunate to have a public library system that provides entertaining and informative programs for all ages and interests. The Friends of the Fort Lauderdale Libraries support these programs through both funding and participation.

In addition to funding for programs for the public, the Friends annually fund training and conference opportunities for the library staff, as well as holiday parties and staff recognition.

Spring 2010 Sponsored Events

Friends Sponsor Children's Conference

The 23rd Annual Conference on Children's Literature and Ashley Bryan Art Series will be held on Thursday, April 22, from 10 am to 5 pm at the Broward County Main Library's auditorium on the 1st Floor.

This year's joint conference will focus on Florida authors, including Joanne Hyppolite, Alex Sanchez, Joyce Sweeney, and Elaine Landau. Storyteller David Novak will present a collage of Florida stories. The Ashley Bryan presenter is children's illustrator Shadra Strickland, winner of the Coretta Scott King new talent award. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

The Conference is free of charge. Advanced registration is strongly suggested since seating is limited. Please call (954) 357-7336 or email Include your name and contact information.

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