Presented by the Circle of Friends for the NSU Alvin Sherman
Library, this Chautauqua program by Betty Jean Steinshouer examines the
author of machismo, from a woman’s point of view. The three-act program
features Steinhouser as Gertrude Stein, Willa Cather and Marjorie Kinnan
Don't miss the 4th Annual "Let's Speak Truth," Poetry & Spoken Word Night event!
Audre Lorde wrote, “Poetry is not
only dream and vision; it is the skeleton architecture of our lives”.
Poetry is an intimate affair and the best way to experience it is to see
it performed in person. Listen to local spoken word artists and poets
during this celebration of creativity.
For any questions, please contact the Public Library Services Reference Desk at 954-262-5477.
Join Alyssa Maxwell as she discusses writing historical mysteries and
successfully blending fact with fiction. She will cover how to choose a
setting, using historical events and figures, research, and looking at
setting as a character.
Alyssa Maxwell is the author of the historical mystery
series, The Gilded Newport Mysteries, featuring sleuth Emmaline Cross, a
less-well-heeled relation of the Vanderbilt family, who solves murders
committed at the posh estates along Bellevue Avenue in Newport, RI.
Visit her at alyssamaxwell.com.
Second Floor, Computer Lab A . Lecture in Room 2053
Join other fellow genealogy enthusiasts and explore the different kinds of evidence in genealogy: how
to use them to prove identities, relationships and accuracy.
Please note this is the 2nd Sunday of the month due to the Dr. Suess event on the first Sunday in March. The Genealogical Society of Broward County (GSBC) meets monthly at the NSU Alvin Sherman Library on the first Sunday of every month except when there is a holiday.
Open Lab: 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
General meeting: 1:30 PM
Presentation: 2:00 PM
African American Special Interest Group Meeting: April 5, 3:30 PM.
Visit www.gsbcfl.org for more information about GSBC. Parking $1.00/hour on the first level of the parking garage.
A talk by Stephen R. Levitt, NSU Associate Professor in the Department of History and Political Science.
Settled in the 17th century by Huguenots fleeing persecution in
France, Moabit became home to a large Berlin Jewish community in the
19th and early 20th century, corresponding with rapid industrialization.
This lecture explores Moabit’s transitions over four hundred years
with a focus on the district’s role in housing minorities and migrants.
It will consider to what extent Huguenot, Jewish, Turkish and other
minority and migrant groups became integrated in Prussian or German
society and conclude with an analysis of the recent influx of Syrian
refugees articulating how this might affect municipal politics and
Identify scholarships and grants using Foundation Center resources at
free workshops with an open lab. Learn about resources available to find
scholarships, tools to start your search, how to tailor your search
based on your field of study, and tips for an efficient search.
10:30-11 AM: Stories & Songs
11-11:15 AM: Raise a Reader & Free Play
SeussFest is a special event celebrating Dr. Seuss’sbirthdayandthe
joy ofreading. Our celebration is specifically designed as an early
childhood literacy event, and focuses primarily on activity skills,
music, and storytelling for ages 4 to 8, but all family members are
welcome to join in the fun!
Please help us anticipate how many people will attend SeussFest by
RSVP-ing. Every family who RSVPs will be entered in a special drawing
for a chance to win a giant Cat in the Hat plush doll. Winner will be
notified by email.
First Floor, Program Room 1017 For children ages 5-12
Read to a dog at the library! This program enables children to read an age-appropriate short story to an Animal Assisted Therapy Dog. The intent of the program is to make reading fun and boost the child’s confidence in reading out loud.
Want to get feedback on your writing? Come to the monthly Young Authors Writing Group! Share your words with others and get constructive criticism on how to revise to make it better. Facilitated by teacher and writer Jodi Turchin.
Download best-selling audiobooks and ebooks to your phone, tablet, or computer using just your Shark or Library Card. Theirs is the largest digital audiobook collection, including exclusive content, and more than eighty foreign language courses.
Aren't sure what to read? Check out these recommended books selected by our
Nova Southeastern University Librarians.
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