Sunday, January 1: New Years Day, Monday, January 2 Monday, January 15: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Genealogical Society of Broward County (GSBC) Monthly Program Sunday, January 7, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Second Floor, Room 2053
The (GSBC) meets monthly at the NSU Alvin Sherman Library on the first Sunday of every month except on holidays. 12:00 - 1:15 PM Open Lab, 1:30 PM General meeting, 2:00 PM Program, 3:30 PM African American Special Interest Group meeting. All meetings are open to the public. Parking $1.00/hour on the first level of the parking garage.
Local historian Robert Feeney discusses the development of early navigational instruments and how their creation paralleled the growth of empires during the Age of Discovery. The compass, a cross-staff or astrolabe and nautical charts and maps were all the tools available to a navigator at the time of Christopher Columbus. The program will include a display of original and replica historical navigational instruments that be shown and their uses explained.
Use 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!
Local collector, Neal Asbury has built an important antiquarian map collection featuring maps from the 15th century onward depicting historical subjects and far flung areas of the world. Join us for a reception from 6 to 7 pm before the lecture.
In Part One, Betty Jean Steinshouer brings Harriet Beecher Stowe to life sharing a wealth of information about the Civil War and its impact on her adopted home in North Florida. Part Two is Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and her experiences in World War II, as an enemy plane spotter and a wife waiting for her husband to return from the battlefield.
Pre-Event Welcome Reception
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM , Rm. 2053
$20 per person Click here to RSVP
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM, 2nd Floor, Adolfo and Marisela Cotilla Gallery Click here to RSVP
The 3rd Annual Power Publishing Day will have vendors at the Alvin Sherman Library for several morning and afternoon sessions to educate faculty, staff, students, alumni, and the community on an assortment of publication topics. Breakfast and Lunch provided! Register online or call 954-262-4542.
Saturday, January 27, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Alvin Sherman Library
Whether your business is a start-up or established company, your digital marketing strategy is key to it’s success. Attend this free seminar and you will learn how to create a strategic online marketing plan that willeffectively reach your customers and increase revenue for your business. Workshops will be presented by experts in many facets of digital marketing.