Welcome Jags to the
Pembroke Pines Charter School
Academic Village Media Center
Located at one of Broward County’s largest regional libraries, the Southwest Regional, The Pembroke Pines Charter School Academic Village Media Center provides Pines Charter students with a large collection of books, audiovisual resources, reference material and library databases for research. The Pembroke Pines Charter Media Center office is located on the 2nd floor of the Southwest Regional Library.
Southwest Regional Library
Summer Programs – Libraries Rock!
Looking for something fun to do this summer? Check out the many summer programs at the Southwest Regional Library! Learn how to sew, play chess, join a book club, get up close with robotics and lots more! Best of all, library programs are free! The Southwest Regional Library also provides FREE lunch on Monday through Thursday for ages 18 and under. Southwest Regional Library Summer Program Schedule
PARTICIPATE IN THE SUMMER LEARNING PROGRAM TO WIN PRIZES!
STEP ONE – Register online at broward.org/library/summer
STEP TWO – Submit reviews on Beanstack for books you read!
STEP THREE – Win prizes!
Southwest Regional Library Now On Facebook! Go to: https://www.facebook.com/browardcountylibrary for events and book reviews.
Congratulations to the PPCHS Book Club team for placing 3rd at the Broward County High School Battle of the Books! On Friday, April 8th we rode the bus to South Plantation High School where we competed against other high school teams. The Battle of the Books competition is based on the Florida Teens Read books. Quotes or statements from the Florida Teens Read books are read aloud and the four person teams have 10 seconds to collaborate and decide which book the quote is from. After three rounds of competition, we enjoyed a pizza lunch, the teams were recognized and then all students received a free book. Everyone had an awesome time! If you are interested in joining the Book Club team next year come to our meetings every Wednesday in the Library Teen Room.
Broward County 2013 Battle of the Books Competition
On April 3rd, 2013, ten students from the PPCHS Book Club participated in the Broward County Schools Battle of the Books academic competition. Our PPCHS team came in 4th place this year! Students from Broward County high schools competed to see who could quickly recall details from the 15 books on the Florida Teens Read list. Students in teams of four had 10 seconds to recognize a quote from one of the books. The competition was held at the South Plantation High School in Plantation and media specialists from all over Broward were there with students representing their schools. Each student received a Battle of the Books t-shirt and a book! We all had a lot of fun!
Broward County 2012 Battle of the Books Competition
On April 4th, 2012, nine students from the PPCHS Book Club participated in the Broward County Schools Battle of the Books academic competition. Our PPCHS team came in 5th place this year! Students from Broward County high schools competed to see who could quickly recall details from the 15 books on the Florida Teens Read list. Students in teams of four had 10 seconds to recognize a quote from one of the books. The competition was held at the Monarch High School in Coconut Creek and media specialists from all over Broward were there with students representing their schools. Each student received a Battle of the Books t-shirt and a book! We all had a lot of fun! Now’s the time to start checking out the Florida Teens Read list for 2012-2013!
Teen Volunteer Expo at the Southwest Regional Library!
Time to start looking for a way to earn your Student Service Hours! On Saturday, October 6, from 1:00-3:00, the Southwest Regional Library is sponsoring the Teen Volunteer Expo, an event which brings together nonprofit organizations from all over Broward County who are looking for volunteers. It’s also a great time to sign up to volunteer for the Southwest Regional Library’s Storybook Festival. PPCHS students can earn 1 service hour just for attending! Just look for Ms. Oltmans at the PPCHS table and you will receive 1 service hour.
GSA Halloween Party Raised Funds for Southwest Regional Library!
On Monday, October 31, from 2:00-4:00, the Gay Straight Alliance hosted a Halloween party in the library auditorium to raise money for the Southwest Regional Library. Thank you to everyone who helped with set up and making waffles! There was food, drinks, music, door prizes and everyone voted for their favorite decorated pumpkin. We raised over $150 for the “Friends of the Library.” The “Friends of the Library” organization supports youth, teen, and literacy programs as well as purchases equipment for the library. Thank you to everyone who participated!