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Happy Birthday Elie Wiesel

Sep 30, 1928. A Romanian-born Jewish writer, professor, political activist and Nobel Laureate, he is the author of 57 books, including "Night," a work based on his experiences as a prisoner in the Auschwitz, Buna, and Buchenwald concentration camps.

Take Home One of His Books

What Would Captain Hook Read?

What to Read Next. The season premier of "Once Upon a Time" has aired. With so much going on, it may be hard for the captain to sit and relax with a good book. Check out what he's placed on hold at the Storybrooke Library for when they're done saving the Dark Swan.

Take a Peek a Hook's Hold List

Are You Ready for Some FOOTBALL!?

2015 Season. Football is like life - it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.- Vince Lombardi. Nearly 1.1 million high school athletes and 70,000 college athletes play the sport in the United States annually. The National Football League has the highest average attendance of any sports league in the world; its championship game, the Super Bowl, ranks among the most-watched club sporting events in the world.

Score Big with These Great Reads Touchdown! Football Books for Kids Watch Something Between Games

Remembering Jackie Collins

Sep 19, 2015.With over 500 million copies of her books sold in more than 40 countries and 30 New York Times bestsellers to her credit, she is known for giving her readers an unrivaled insider’s knowledge of Hollywood and the glamorous lives (and loves) of the rich, famous, and infamous!

Take Home a Book in Honor of Her Memory

Exciting Electrons

Sep 2015. This electrifying program from the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium includes many classic energy demonstrations sure to make your eyes light up! From testing the strength of an electro-magnet to experiencing the static electricity from a Van der Graaf Generator, this program is full of fascinating information. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

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September is Library Card Sign-Up Month

Discount Admission. In celebration of Library Card Sign-Up Month, present your child’s library card at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium during the month of September to receive 50% off child admission, ages 3-12 with a paid adult!* No voucher necessary. *Planetarium shows and laser concerts not included.

Check Out South Florida Science Center and Aquarium

American Revolution

What to Read Next. Explore the American Revolution with these historical fiction titles and find yourself transported to the battlefields, homes and inns of our country in the 1770’s. Meet fascinating characters as they decide their loyalties and fight for their futures.

Enter the Story

Get Thrifty

What To Read Next. "Ok. don't panic. Don't panic. It's only a VISA bill. It's a piece of paper; a few numbers. I mean, just how scary can a few numbers be?" - Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic. Don't get caught off guard. Whether you're looking for the perfect gift or the perfect outfit, start shopping thrifty.

Learn How to Get the Most for Your Dollar


What to Read Next. Hone your psychic abilities with these books that are perfect to activate your sixth-sense. Take the time to try and improve your psychic power in order to develop the abilities lying dormant.

Books that Already Know You'll Be Reading Them

Nail Painting

Just for Fun. Tired of the same boring manicure week after week after week? Try adding stripes, polka dots or plaids. These books will provide more ideas and inspiration to make your manicure magnificent.

Add a Little Color

Hurricane Season

Jun-Nov 2015. The library offers a wealth of information to help you prepare, before, during and after a storm.Hurricane Season Begins in June

World War II

75th Anniversary. Two decades after the last great global conflict, the Second World War was the most widespread and deadliest war in history, involving more than 30 countries and resulting in more than 50 million military and civilian deaths. 75 years later, take some time to reflect and remember.

Take Some Time to Travel Back in Time

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