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Three Broward libraries offering free access to call Haiti, or connect online

Broward County Libraries Division and Broward County Enterprise Technology Services, in partnership with AT&T, are offering the public free Internet and long distance telephone service to contact loved ones in Haiti. Customers are able to place free, 10-minute phone calls to Haiti.

Fifteen phones and an additional 11 computers have been installed in the following libraries:

• North Lauderdale Saraniero Branch, -
• Pompano Beach Branch, -
• Tamarac Branch, -

Study rooms at these libraries have been temporarily converted into information access centers for the program. The program continues through the end of March.

AT&T reports that despite the devastation to Haiti’s infrastructure, 30 to 40 percent of the phone calls are getting through.

Customers can also use free wireless WI-FI or any library computer to access helpful Internet sites including such sites as, and other earthquake relief sites.

For information, visit

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Posted by Andrea Freygang on Mar 15 2010. Filed under Broward County, Families, International relations, Local news, North Lauderdale, Pompano Beach, Tamarac. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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