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Broward County Main Library

100 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 (Downtown Fort Lauderdale)
954 357 7444
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Type: Libraries
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- Aug 18, 2014
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Delray Beach, Florida
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443 reviews 443 reviews
203 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Finally finishing the repairs from previous hurricanes in 2004/2005. Located in downtown Ft Lauderdale. Because of its size, it offers the most amount of books, publications, and other material in Broward County.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This place was so great in past. ...you enjoed to be there !!! now this library is surviving..neverending renovation....unfortunately hours are cut back ..but sftaff is very pleasand and helpful. Hope for better, and hope it will be soon :)

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Fort Lauderdale
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

When I moved to Fort Lauderdale in 1996 my local friend showed off the main library as one of the "best things about Fort Lauderdale." Now the main library is on life support, barely avoiding the County's attempts to close it down completely. The building has been under perpetual renovation since 2005 with little signs of any progress. The main... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

This series of libraries has odd hours, and if you limit yourself to a local one than you really have to hope you can make it during the odd times they're open, if you miss it, they're closed the next day. The wrong books come in and if you go to Galt Ocean, don't talk loud when checking out, as... More

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Hollywood, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

If you are going for the books or the computer center, don't miss the beautiful garden that has been planted outside. Many changes have been made to the library so don't discount it if you had had a previous less than pleasant visit. Library employees are very helpful and there is a good selection. A information center downstairs gives you... More

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Cherokee, North Carolina
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84 reviews 84 reviews
35 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Located on East Sunrise Blvd., this is open late for students or for those wishing to use computers. It has been in this location for well over 50 years. A great source for points of interest for the tourist or locals.

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Hollywood, Florida
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676 reviews 676 reviews
487 attraction reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

good location close to school and restaurants fridays rest, mangos etc, lots of books avalible, quiet and clean, helpful staff.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

Modern, attractive, expansive library in a convenient downtown location and easy parking in garage or on the street. On-site café with great food. Very helpful staff. Lots of lesser known amenities like books on tape, computer terminals and DVDs to borrow. Very pleasant way to spend a quiet day.

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Hollywood, Florida
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

I'm not familiary with their lending collection ... I have closer branches that are marvelous. However Hollywood is not NYC or even London, and this beautiful structure has a wonderful variety of research collections.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012 via mobile

Was trying to enter library and homless people force asking for money and really trashy some people that work for library have a attitude problem also... Needs some cleaning up

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