Second Floor, Computer Lab A . Lecture in Room 2053
Learn how to find information on your Doughboy ancestor using United
States Draft Registration cards; military records (when available);
burial and prisoner of war records. We will also look at international
records, women in the services and the impact of the Great Flu Pandemic
Open Lab: 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
General meeting: 1:30 PM
Presentation: 2:00 PM
African American Special Interest Group Meeting: 3:30 PM.
Visit www.gsbcfl.org for more information about GSBC. Parking $1.00/hour on the first level of the parking garage.
Join us for a presentation by Dr. John Pipoly, who will discuss the
latest conservation debate surrounding assisted migration, the
purposeful movement of species northward in anticipation of changing
climate, and other resources.
Join us for a reception and panel discussion with de la Cruz, founders of the del la Cruz Collection; Bonnie Clearwater, Director and Chief Curator of the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, and Ibett Yanez, Director of the de la Cruz Collection.
To reserve your spot, please RSVP by Wednesday, April 5 here.
Explore Floridians’ memories of U-boat attacks, German POWs, the Cold
War, Cuban Missile Crisis, and more. Janie Gould uses excerpts from her
Florida shows first heard on public radio station WQCS/88.9 FM, Fort
A talk by David Kilroy, Associate Professor in the Department of History and Political Science.
will examine how and why several U.S. presidents, from John F. Kennedy
to Barack Obama, have used Ireland as a stage for addressing the issue
of immigration and its role in shaping American identity.
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.
(Presale day) open to NSU faculty, staff and Circle of Friends only:
Wednesday, Apr. 194pm to 6pm
Opens to the general public on:
Thursday, Apr. 2010am to 6pm Friday, Apr. 21 10am to 6pm Saturday, Apr. 2210am to 3pm
We will have a wide assortment of gently used hardcover and paperback
titles (fiction, non-fiction, textbooks, children’s books, and
specialty) as well as some non-print materials (CDs, DVDs, videogames,
audiobooks, etc.). Most items will be $3 or less and a great way to add
to your own personal collection while supporting your library. Cash and checks only, please!
If you would like to donate items to our book sale or would like more
information, please contact the Alvin Sherman Library’s Collection
Development department at 954-262-4542.
Through a Lens: World War I In Film
Alvin Sherman Library Learn how the depiction of World War I in film has changed over the century. Join us for showing of two movies and discussion led by an NSU Faculty or staff member. :
1927 Academy Award Best Picture, Wings set during World War I. Produced by Lucien Hubbard, directed by William A. Wellman and released
by Paramount Pictures, it stars Clara Bow, Charles “Buddy” Rogers, and
Richard Arlen, and Gary Cooper.
Directed and produced by Steven Spielberg, War Horse is a British-American war drama film released in 2011 and nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Picture. . Adapted from English author
Michael Morpurgo’s 1982 novel of the same name. The film’s cast includes
Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson, David Thewlis, Tom Hiddleston, Benedict
Cumberbatch, Eddie Marsan, Niels Arestrup, Toby Kebbell, David Kross and
Don’t miss this opportunity to ask the experts. We’ve put together a panel of financial advisors to answer your
questions on how to maximize your income and savings. It’s never too
late to start building your nest egg today. Please register online or call 954-262-5477 to register.
Learn how to save money when grocery shopping by doubling up on BOGO, weekly ads, and coupons.
You will learn tips and techniques while shopping at Publix and Target for the most savings year round. Please register online or call 954-262-5477 to register.
Investing your money can be scary, risky, and downright dangerous.
how to use the library’s FREE investment research tools to make wise
decisions with your money. We will use several library databases to show
you how to gain investment insight, in-depth market knowledge, and even
screen investments before you pull the trigger. Please register online or call 954-262-5477 to register.
Join us for a talk by Dr. David P. Kilroy on one of the first African
Americans officers in the United States military, Charles Young. Dr. Kilroy’s talk is based on his book, For Race and Country: The Life and Career of Colonel Charles Young,” (Praeger 2003).
Join the Circle of Friends and Carolyn S. George, as she talks about her
book, The Dorm Doctor, a handbook targeted to college students and
their parents to help them prepare for the college experience and the
many potential health related pitfalls that accompany the journey.
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.
Welcome to a fun and interactive performance that creates dance right in front of your eyes, with your help.
Children choose verbs, adverbs and similes out of a hat and the
dancers bring the action words to life through movement and music.
Illustrating verbs, adverbs and similes with movement creates a unique
visual, expressive, and memorable experience.
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.
Bring out the best in your poetry writing! Join poet Antwain Crawford as he teaches different writing techniques
and exercises that bring out the best in your poetry. Learn how to
capture your readers’ attention with descriptive words and creative
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