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Secret Agent 23 Skidoo kids concert
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Holiday Hours
Ashbury Map Exhibit
extended library hours
Adult programs

Self Editing with Diane Stuckart
Saturday, December 2, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Fourth Floor, Room 4009

Author Diane Stuckart

Join Diane Stuckart, award-winning author and Vice president of Mystery Writers of America Florida Chapter, for an interactive presentation as she discusses self editing and revision.

Register online or call 954-262-5477.


The Genealogical Society of Broward County Monthly Program
Sunday, December 3, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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.

Stitch it Forward Monthly Meetup

Friday, December 8, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

First Floor, Program Room 1017

Head HuggersUse your knitting or crocheting skills to help someone in need! We’ll be making items for people in need, from soft hats to cozy blankets, then donating them through Southeast Florida Head Huggers aka Caps and Wraps.
First time picking up a crochet hook or pair of knitting needles? No problem! We’ll have lots of resources on hand to guide you through the learning process. Please bring your own materials. This event has been approved as a community service hours opportunity for NSU students. Want to start learning before the event? The library has a Learn to Knit or Crochet book list for that!
Register online or call 954-262-5477.


Adulting 101: Dress Up Your Gifts

Saturday, December 9, 3:00PM - 4:30 PM

First Floor, Program Room 1017

Tired of giving gifts wrapped in newspaper? Learn how to present your presents in new and beautiful ways! Register online or call 954-262-5477.

Computer Camp: Downloading Magazines
Tuesday, December 12, 1:00PM - 2:30 PM
First Floor, Room 1033

Take advantage of Flipster and Zinio for online browsing through your desktop or mobile device. Please bring your Alvin Sherman Library and Broward Library cards for hands-on instruction.
Register online or call 954-262-5477.

Foundations and Grants Resources

Tuesday, December 12, 2:00 PM - 3:00PM
Second Floor, Lab A

Attendees will get an overview of the library’s grants resources with a demonstration and open lab portion using a Foundation Center database.
Register online at: or call 954-262-4613.




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Book Lists


Aren't sure what to read?  Check out these recommended books selected by our Nova Southeastern University Librarians.
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Children programs

S.T.E.M. Special: An Hour of Code (Recommended for school-aged children)
Saturday, December 2, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Second Floor, Lab A

Practice an online tutorial that allows you to program a computer activity. Learn more about the fascinating career of computer science! Bring your own headphones to listen to tutorials and educational videos about coding.

Register online or call 954-262-5477.

Build It! Make It! Play It! (Grades 1 - 5)

Tuesday's, December 5 & 12, 4:00 PM- 5:00 PM

First Floor, Program Room 1017
Join us on Tuesdays for fun activities, which may include board games, building with the library’s LEGO blocks, or simple crafts. This event is part of the Build It! Make It! Play It! Series.

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

Wednesday's, 10:30 AM - 11:15AM
First Floor, Program Room 1017

Raise a Reader @Little Minnows Storytime! (Ages 18-36 months with caregiver)

Thursday's, 10:30 AM - 11:15AM
First Floor, Program Room 1017

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

This event is part of the Raise a Reader series, Little Minnows Storytime.

Family Hip-Hop Concert with GRAMMY-winning Secret Agent 23 Skidoo!

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

Get to the library before the show (1pm) for creative crafts celebrating winter holidays. Show your child’s Alvin Sherman Library card to check-in early and get your face-painted like a rock star before the show begins! Don’t have an Alvin Sherman Library card yet? Sign-up today:

Grammy-winning hip-hop artist Secret Agent 23 Skidoo combines the excitement of hip-hop with the magical world of childhood. Pre-registration required for this FREE concert. Please register EVERY family member who will be attending the concert.


ASL Teen programs



Teen Maker Thursdays (Ages 13-18)
Thursday, December 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

Teen Advisory Board ( Ages 13-18)
Thursday, December 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.

Registration closes Thursday, December 7.




 An exhibit about a little known part of the Holocaust.
Closes Sunday, December 17, 2017


Holocaust By Bullets Exhibit



  Pick Your Poison: Intoxicating Pleasures
and Medical Prescriptions

Closes Sunday, December 17, 2017



Pick your poison: exhibit


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