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September is Library card sign up month

Holocaust by Bullets lecture
Labor Day, Closed Monday, September 4
Hispanic Heritage Month tutorials to help you become a better you.
Raise a reader Program includes Sharkey Story Times
back to school bash
Adult programs

September is Hispanic Heritage Month.  Each year, the Library honors the contributions of the hispanic community. If you would like to explore some of our library resources, visit our hispanic heritage month library guide.  Compiled by one of our librarians, it provides you with a wide array of resources including books and online resources only available to you as an Alvin Sherman Library card holder.

Color, Line and Form Exhibit, Opening Reception

Sunday, September 3, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Second Floor, Cotilla Gallery, Alvin Sherman Library

An opening reception for the exhibit, Color, Line and Form featuring the work of five Argentinian artists and a selection Dominican Republic artists from the collection of the Gary Nader Art Centre located in in Miami. This exhibit is curated by Adriana Bianco and part of the  series.

Color, Line and Form Exhibit


Cine Argentino Film Festival

Adriana Bianco

September is Hispanic Heritage month, so come out and celebrate at Nova Southeastern University’s annual Argentine Film Festival, Cine Argentino.  Films will be introduced in Spanish by Argentine actress and journalist Adriana Bianco.

This event is part of the Cine Argentino,  series.

For more information, please call Public Library Serivces at:


Films will be shown at the Don Taft University Center.

Cine Argentino Film Festival

Sunday, September   3

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

History of the Dominican countryside based on a story by Juan Bosch, during the time of Trujillo. English subtitles. 2016. 1:50 m.
Directed by Fernando Baez

Flor De Azucar film

Sunday, September 10

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

History of three friends and their desire to succeed in urban music. English subtitles. 2017. 1:30 m.
Directed by Hans Garcia

Voces de la calle

Sunday, September 17

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Story about the prodigal son and the Dominican family. English subtitles. 2016. 1:36 m.
Directed by Tito Rodríguez

La Famila Reyna

Sunday, September 24

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Comedy about love, infidelity and family. No English subtitles. 1:33 m.
Directed by Eliseo Subiela

Lifting de Corazon



Genealogical Society of Broward County Monthly Program
Sunday, September 10, 12:00 PM - 4:00 P.M

Second Floor, Lab A

Join other fellow genealogy enthusiasts!

Meetings begin with an open lab from noon to 1:15  PM. The open lab is followed by a general meeting at 1:30 PM with the program presentation beginning at 2 PM in room 2053. African American Special Interest Group  meeting at 3:30 PM.

All meetings are open to the public.

To learn more about Genealogy, visit our resources!

Visit for more information about GSBC.

Holocaust by Bullets - Reception and Lecture

Sunday, September 10, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Second Floor, Cotilla Gallery

Holocaust by bulletsThe Holocaust by Bullets exhibit documents this lesser-known side of the Holocaust with videotaped eye witness testimonies. This powerful exhibit showcases Father Patrick Desbois and Yahad-In Unum’s historic undertaking to ensure that these victims won’t be forgotten.

RSVP by September 6 to: or 954-262-4578.

To learn more about the Holocaust visit the Genocide and Holocaust.

Computer Camp: Instagram

Tuesday, September 19, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Second Floor, Lab B

Learn how to use Instagram one of the most popular photo sharing apps. Broadcast your memories in a fast, fun way to family and friends with your cell phone.
This event is part of the Computer Camp series.
Online registration opens September 19 at 954-262-5477.

Crafternoon at the Library

Friday, September 29, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

First Floor, Program Room 1017

Tap into your creative juices by trying your hand at a make and take craft. Stop by the library and learn about our many resources. Drop in anytime during the program for make-and-take crafts.

Adulting 101: Car Care

Saturday, September 30,  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Kovac automotive care logo
Are you clueless when it comes to your vehicle? Mechanics from Kovac Automotive help answer all your car care questions and demonstrate basic maintenance skills. Learn about everything from checking fluids to changing a tire!

Please RSVP by Saturday, September 30.

Can't make it? Click here for some books available for check out from the Library


International Read an E-book Day






Flipster app
Flipster lets you instantly download the latest magazines for free on your phone, tablet, or in the browser. Download and read offline, too!


comic plus

Comics Plus Allows you to get free and instant access to thousands of comics and graphic novels in any web browser - whether on your phone or laptop.

                                      Cloud library              

Cloud Library allows for instant access to eAudio andeBooks. Simply download the app and get started!



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.


Children programs


Raise a Reader @ Sharkey Storytime (Ages 3-5 with caregiver)

Wednesday's 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

First Floor, Program Room 1017, Alvin Sherman Library.

September 6: The Amazing Alphabet!

September 13: Pirates Ahoy! Arrrr!

September 20: The Perfect Pet

September 27: ¡Celebramos!

Enjoy books, songs and activities that enhance early literacy skills. This event is part of the Raise a Reader series.


Raise a Reader @ Little Minnows Storytime! (Ages 18 – 36 months with caregivers)

Thursday's 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

First Floor, Program Room 1017

September 7


September 21

September 28

Enjoy books, songs and activities that enhance early literacy skills.

This event is part of the  series.

Jumpstart Superhero Party!

Saturday, September 9, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Atrium, Alvin Sherman Library.

Bucky and Gigi, back to school bashCalling all heroes! Start your school year with a super-fantastic superhero event celebrating Library Card Sign-Up Month! Show us your Alvin Sherman Library card for a chance to win a bag of FREE BOOKS for your home library!

Meet and pose for pictures with your favorite superheroes!
Laugh out loud at a comedic superhero-themed show starring professional clowns (and not-so-professional superheroes), Bucky and GiGi!
Compete in a Superhero Trivia Battle with local comic shop, Tate’s Comics!

Wags and Tales (Ages 5 – 12)

Monday, September 11, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

First Floor, Program Room 1017

This program enables children to read an age-appropiate 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.

Online registration opens Monday, September 4. Call 954-262-5477.


S.T.E.M. for Tweens (Ages 8 – 12)
Monday, September 18, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
First Floor, Program Room 1017

Build! Create! Investigate! Online registration required for each child attending this program. Join us as we explore S.T.E.M. concepts with awesome activities, excellent experiments, dynamic demonstrations and phenomenal guest presenters.

Online registration required or Call 954-262-5477.


Build It! Make It! Play It!

First Floor, Program Room 1017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday's, September   5, 12, 19 and 26

Recommended for children in grades 1 – 5 siblings welcome with caregiver.

Join us on Tuesdays for fun activities, which may include board games, building with the library’s LEGO blocks, or simple crafts.



Teen Maker Thursdays (Ages 13-18)
Thursday, September 7, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

First Floor, Program Room 1017

Use your creative energy to make fun crafts and projects while celebrating DIY culture Online registration required opens before September 8 or call

Online registration required opens before September 7 or call 954-262-5477.


Teen Advisory Board (Ages 13-18)

Thursday, September 14, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

First Floor, Program Room 1017


The Teen Advisory Board is a program for teens who want to help with library programs and offer input into collection and program development.

Online registration required or call 954-262-5477.

Research, Reworked (Ages 13-18)

Thursday, September 21, 4:00 - 6:00 PM

Program Room 1017

Join us as we learn about different aspects of research, using hands on pratice to develop a strong foundation of research skills.

Online registration required or call 954-262-5477.


Hispanic Heritage Month Jeopardy (Ages 13-18)

When Thursday, September 28, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

First Floor, Program Room 1017

Test your knowledge of Hispanic Heritage and culture by participating in a fun and educational trivia game.
Online registration required or call 954-262-5477.

This event is part of the Hispanic Heritage series.




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Color, Line and Form Exhibit

Holocaust by Bullets Exhibit

Homework Helpers


Online Homework Helper databases teacher and parent resourcer


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