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Broward County Main Library

Neighbourhood: Downtown Fort Lauderdale
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Address: 100 S Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-1830
Phone Number: +1 954-357-7444
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Tue - Wed 12:00 - 20:00
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A great library with a lot of character!

So many books, so little time! You can find almost any book here or movie to! You can get lost in this place it is so big! Just kidding, it is very large though!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 July 2016
sunrisemom_2000
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is one of the most comprehensive libraries I've been to. There selection is huge and they cover just about any topic. They have audio, video, conferences, events. If you need time for yourself away from noise and busy life, this is a great option.

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Miami, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Love going to the library to read! Always activities for adults and children especially during the summer! Love the fact that it's across from my job and lunch time is a relaxing moment with the fountain outside.

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Thank Graceydiaz
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Decent library with pleasant associates. Located in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale. Sad to have the multitude of homeless congregating on the property.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

So many books, so little time! You can find almost any book here or movie to! You can get lost in this place it is so big! Just kidding, it is very large though!

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Thank sunrisemom_2000
stockton, ca
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

I like visiting libraries and this one has a good amount of natural light. The World War II exhibit was good while the moon rock was really disappointing to a fellow visitor who needed help finding it.

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Canton, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

GOing to this library is so much more! The architecture of the Ft. Lauderdale library is phenomenal. The glass, the flowers, the escalators, it is not only a library but a concert hall, computer center, famous restaurant, gift shop, story center, movie theatre, and more. THe restaurant has the most delicious lunches with homemade quiches, salads, sandwiches, deserts, etc. This... More 

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Melbourne Beach, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

We loved this place so much that my husband and I had our formal wedding reception in the lobby. Actually it was planned for outdoors on New Year's Eve in 1992 but a storm drove us inside. The acoustics were fantastic for our live band and our friends thought we were quite clever. It has a book selection that is... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

The main library has several floors with all types of media. Lots of room to read, even for the large community of homeless in the area.

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Thank Ed L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

I love this place! It's right downtown so no parking lot but street parking is pretty easy to find. It has several floors, and you can request new books online to pick up when you go in person. They also have a 3D printer and lab so you can place an order and events going on every month. Not to... More 

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Thank Jennifer R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

We are in Ft Lauderdale for weeks at a time and frequently go to the library for seminars, training sessions, computer use, and book sales. Bring quarters for parking. The architecture is a bit strange, but there are people who will direct you to the best elevator.

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