Broward County SWR Library

The Pembroke Pines Charter School Academic Village Media Center is located at one of Broward County’s largest regional libraries, the Southwest Regional. It 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.

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Summer Reading Program

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
STEP ONE – Register online at
STEP TWO – Submit reviews on Beanstack for books you read!
STEP THREE – Win prizes!

Southwest Regional Library Now On Facebook! Go to: for events and book reviews.

Broward County Library Databases

Broward County Library Catalog How to find a book in the library.
Axis 360 - Download eBooks for children and teens.
Hoopla - eBooks, eAudiobooks, movies, television, music, and comics can be streamed immediately, or downloaded for offline enjoyment later.
RBdigital - eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines are available for download.
OverDrive eCollection
  Download over 2 million title, including New York Times Bestsellers from the library.
Zinio Magazine Collection Download a magazine.

Broward County Library > Catalogs & Online Resources > Online Resources > Students K-12

  • Biography in Context
  • Broward E-tutor Brainfuse– Free live chat with a tutor
  • Encyclopedia Americana
  • Expanded Academic ASAP
  • Florida Electronic Library
  • InfoTrac Junior Edition – Middle School
  • InfoTrac Student Edition – High School
  • Literature Criticism Online
  • Literature Resource Center
  • Newsbank – Newspapers, blogs, newswires
  • New Book of Popular Science

Broward County Library > Catalogs & Online Resources > Online Resources > Magazines, News & Journals

  • Expanded Academic ASAP
  • Miami Herald
  • NewsBank – Newspapers, blogs, newswires
  • South Florida Sun-Sentinel
  • World Newspapers

Broward County Library> Catalogs & Online Resources > Online Resources > Science & Health

  • Health and Wellness Resource Center
  • New Book of Popular Science