Hidden Treasures: The African American Research Library and Cultural Center

According to their website, this 60,000-square-foot public library is extraordinary for the quantity and rarity of books on Black history and culture, and books written by Black authors. The auditorium, exhibit areas, dance studios, kitchens, conference rooms, grounds, and seminar rooms open up the facility to be a community hub for opportunities, ideas, and social interaction. The Special Collections contain upwards of 85,000 items, including rare books, artifacts, artwork, manuscripts and irreplaceable reference material, with a separate reading room where visitors can view collection items upon request. Appointments are always suggested, and they even offer virtual exhibits. The African American Research Library and Cultural Center fosters an appreciation of the contributions of persons of African and Caribbean descent to American society.

Visit the AARLCC at:

2650 NW Sixth St.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
Phone: 954-357-6282

Website: African American Research Library and Cultural Center

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