New Broward County Library College Club Helps Students Build a Bridge to College

image004Too often high school seniors intend to go to college, but don’t end up there in the fall. Parents and students worry they can’t complete the college admissions process, can’t pay the bills, or can’t handle the classes. Broward County Library’s EMU (Educate, Motivate, YOU) College Club is designed to help high school seniors and their parents build a roadmap to college with support from trained counselors.

The EMU College Clubs, located at six convenient Broward County Library locations, will feature two-hour long biweekly club meetings for students and biweekly counseling sessions for students and/or parents. Club meetings will cover a variety of college related topics including financial aid, online college portals, scholarships, bills, orientation, deadlines, and college life. Monthly special events will feature informational speakers, college fairs, and morale building activities. In addition, club participants will have free access to tutoring, computers, databases, digital downloads, college apps and more. Regular Club participants will also be eligible to win prizes and incentives. The EMU College Club will be here to support you and your student from March – August, on evenings, weekends, and all summer, up to the moment your student arrives successfully at college!

Club meetings begin the week of March 1st and continue thru August.
Weekly meetings will alternate between club activities and counseling sessions.

Tuesdays, 4PM – Sunrise Dan Pearl Library, 10500 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Sunrise, FL 33351, 954-357-7440
Tuesdays, 6PM – Lauderdale Lakes Library, 3580 W Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33311, 954-357-8650
Wednesday, 4PM – West Regional Library, 8601 W Broward Blvd., Plantation, FL 33324, 954-765-1560
Wednesdays, 4PM – South Regional/Broward College Library, 7300 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, FL 33024, 954-201-8825
Thursdays, 4PM– Miramar Branch Library and Education Center, 2050 Civic Center Place, Miramar, FL 33025, 954-357-8090
Thursdays, 6PM – Deerfield Beach Percy White Library, 837 E. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 22441, 954-357-7680

To register online:
Enter the URL https://wandooreader.com/broward/emu-registration to register directly
Go to the Broward County Library website (Youth-Teens) and register at EMU Registration http://www.broward.org/Library/Youth/Pages/Teens.aspx
Call 954-357-7336 or email [email protected] for more information and assistance
EMU College Club is open to all high school seniors in Broward County (juniors may attend, but subject matter and timelines are most relevant to seniors)

Broward County Library’s EMU College Club is funded in part under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Florida Department of State’s Division of Library and Information Services.
About Broward County Libraries Division
Broward County Libraries Division, named 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 nine 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, Broward.org/Library, or follow Libraries on Facebook and Twitter.

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