Stop stuffing the turkey! Stop mashing the potatoes! We've had it wrong all along, the first real Thanksgiving was not at Plymouth Rock in 1621. It was 50 years earlier in Florida. The strife of our country's first colonists as they sailed on the Mayflower seeking religious freedom is a crucial par ... More >>
A Florida Atlantic University student claims that he was turned away by the school's library because he looks and acts like a woman. The student, Abdul Asquith, says that he needed to check out a laptop for school work on Wednesday. But, he says, the librarian turned him down because his student ID ... More >>
It's an unlikely (but brilliant) place for a breakfast and lunch spot. Charcuterie Too!, located on the second floor of the Broward County Library's Main Downtown Branch, looks like any industrial cafeteria line at any government building.But diners who waited in line at this plain-Jane establish ... More >>
Florida Department of Law EnforcementFrank LawrenceConvicted sex offender and kiddie porn collector Frank Lawrence was sentenced to eight years in prison today, stemming from charges that came about when a Palm Beach County librarian caught him checking out some naked dudes on the net and printin ... More >>
Soon, an alternative to church?Right now, branches in the Broward County Library System don't open on Sunday -- the day when you're most likely to have nothing to do and want a book to read. But that might change under a set of recommendations being issued by County Administrator Bertha Henry on ... More >>
Friday, the Miami Herald published a glowing editorial about a city in Broward County. The reason? Despite a general downward plunge in Florida's population growth, this lucky municipality grew by a whopping 67% in the last decade!Here are some quotes. Take a gander, and see if you can figure out ... More >>
Flickr: circulatingLayoffs make it hard to hold your tongue, even for otherwise mousy librarians.Broward County Library staff is bracing for a round of layoffs next month, and in the meantime anxiety and suspicion is spreading through the ranks. Who among them deserves to be spared? And who deser ... More >>
Library offers language lovers a setting.
Correction: This is NOT Father Tony The Sarasota Herald-Tribune is reporting on its website that the photograph (at right) that it circulated of Father Anthony Mercieca -- the accused molester of disgraced Congressman Mark Foley nearly 40 years ago -- is actually an innocent librarian at the Gozo C ... More >>
"I provide the clothing, the food, the jewelry. All they've got to do is provide the money."
Florida Center for the Book
Broward County Library Card
Friday night's all right for flicks
Checking out books can get you checked out
All Books and Records
Fort Lauderdale's African-American Research Library opens to the public
SoFla's sci-fi fans once had a place to call home. Now they're nomadic, dwindling in numbers, and graying.
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Slammin' Sammy keeps hitting, but his Broward County foundation whiffs
The Stonewall Library and Archives
Black History Month
Broward County Main Library
"Walt Whitman: An American Icon"
Edward Reininger is a self-styled gadfly of Broward's main library, a man born to defy the edict "Please be quiet"