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Broward County Library Presents Summer at Your Library: Tails and Tales
- Free online fun for all ages -

BROWARD COUNTY, FL - Animal lovers and book lovers are in for a treat during Broward County Library’s Summer at Your Library: Tails and Tales, happening online from June 1st through August 14th.   

Broward County Library's annual Summer Learning Program is a series of free, fun, online events for all ages designed to teach, entertain and inspire creativity. This year's theme is "Tails and Tales," with programs focusing on animals and nature. There is something for everyone with book discussions, book, trivia contests, crafts, puppet shows, musical performances, theatrical productions, wellness and wildlife education programs and more.                                   

 In addition to free, amazing events, there will be giveaways. Readers of all ages can preregister for challenges beginning May 1st, making them eligible for chances to win great prizes from Museum of Discovery and Science, Miami Children’s Museum, Water Taxi, Monster Mini Golf, Butterfly World, Everglades Holiday Park, Miami Seaquarium, Miami Heat, Florida Panthers Shake Shack, Zoo Miami, Riverside Hotel on Las Olas Boulevard and others.  

Register online at or in person at any Broward County Library location to win prizes for participating in Summer at Your Library by reading, attending events or completing activities. Summer at Your Library also features the return of Summer BreakSpot, with free “grab and go” meals and snacks at participating libraries.                                     

Summer at Your Library: Tails and Tales kicks off with the 16th Annual Children's BookFest on Saturday, June 5 with a special events double feature: “Let’s Draw with Bob Shea! from 11AM to 12PM and The Magical Bookstore, from 1 to 2PM by Fantasy Theatre Factory.

"Summer programs in public libraries sustain and encourage readers, learners and library users," says Interim Broward County Libraries Director Allison Grubbs. "This summer especially, we want children to stay connected to literacy and learning while they wait to get back to their classrooms.”   

All of Broward County Library's Summer at Your Library events are free and open to the public. For more information, visit or contact Kimberly White, Libraries Community Engagement, at or 954-357-7470.  

Sponsorship is provided by Broward Public Library Foundation, Broward County Public Schools, Deaver Phoenix Foundation, JM Family Enterprises, Inc. Children's Services Council of Broward County, Community Foundation of Broward, Charles F. & Esther M. Frye Foundation, South Florida Family Life magazine and Florida Virtual School.   

About Broward County Libraries
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: April 21, 2021
Catherine McElrath
Libraries Division