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Free Library Virtual Junior Maker Fest Held Online April 3rd from 11AM-3PM
- Pick up free maker craft kits at South Regional/Broward College Library -

BROWARD COUNTY, FL - The South Regional/Broward College Library is hosting a free, online Virtual Junior Maker Fest on April 3, 2021 from 11AM to 3PM. Age-specific activity kits, also free, allow kids to follow along with hands-on maker crafts that express creativity with everyday objects.

Families can pick up Maker Fest kits at the South Regional/Broward College Library, 7300 Pines Boulevard, Pembroke Pines 33024, beginning Saturday, March 6th. Kits can also be sent to your local library for pick up; call 954-201-8821 by March 22nd to request a delivery and ensure the kits arrive in time. 

There are four kits available, two for younger children (3-5 years) and two for older kids (6-12 years). For younger children, there is a Windsock Craft and a Build with Cornstarch Blocks activity. Older kids can make a 3-D Paper Castle or fold fancy Mini-Boxes to hold small treasures. The event will conclude with a demonstration of the library’s Launch Pads and Read-along tablets to show families the technology that kids can check out and take home with a library card. The Saturday, April 3 online session times are:

  • 11AM - Blowing in the Wind: Make a Windsock
  • 12PM- Back in Time: Construct a 3-D Paper Castle
  • 1PM - Use Your Imagination! Building with Cornstarch Block
  • 2PM - Fold it and Fill it! Make Two Mini Treasure Boxes
  • 3PM - Tech for Kids@Your Library: Launch Pads and Read-alongs

Families can register on WebEx, follow along online to learn to make each item and ask questions via chat. For additional information, contact Melissa Karnosh at or 954-201-8821. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the South Regional/Broward College Library.

About Broward County Libraries Division
Broward County Libraries Division, named 2020 and 2015 Library of the Year by the Florida Library Association, was founded in 1974 and is the largest library system in Florida by square footage and one of the busiest, with more than 7.5 million walk-in customers visiting its 38 locations annually. Broward County Libraries Division provides convenient access to a full range of innovative and cost-effective services that satisfy the changing needs of the people of Broward County for information, education and recreation. Visit our website,, or follow Libraries on Facebook and Twitter.

DATE: February 19, 2021
Catherine McElrath
Libraries Division