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September 2018

 

Hispanic Heritage month
Library card sign up month
Vice of Miami During the 80s
Reading is Magic!
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Cine Argentino Film Festival

Cine Argentino 2018 Film Festival: Dedicated to Ecuador
Don Taft University Center Performance Theatre
Sundays, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Join us for a series of internationally acclaimed films every Sunday in September. Argentine actress and journalist Adriana Bianco will introduce and provide commentary in Spanish about the films.

Medardo

MEDARDO

2015, 1 hr. 34 minutes.
Sunday, September 2, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Don Taft University Center Performance Theatre
Inspired by the brief and yet intense life of Ecuadorian poet Medardo Ángel Silva, this movie reveals intimate details of one of the most important Guayaquilean writers of 19th century. Subtitles in English.

 

For more information on the film click here

Opening reception on Sunday, September 2 following the film.
For more information, please call 954-262-5477




Linda SaraCine Argentino 2018 Film Festival: Dedicated to Ecuador
LINDA SARA, 1994, 1 hr. 47 minutes

Sunday, September 9, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Don Taft University Center Performance Theatre
Facing financial ruin, four siblings decide to sell the valuables within their mother's house, without telling her and by embellishing their history. Comedy, Drama, Romance. Free weekly film series presented in Spanish. No subtitles

For more information, please call 954-262-5477.

For more information on the film click here






Stepping Up Your Game: Genealogical Educational Opportunities
Genealogical Society of Broward County Monthly Program
Sunday, September 9, 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Noon to 1:15 p.m.: Open Lab
1:30 p.m.: General Meeting: Second Floor, Room 2053
2:00 p.m.: Program Presentation
3:30 p.m.: African American Special Interest Group


Mark Fearer helps you discover numerous resources and become better genealogist. The Genealogical Society of Broward County (GSBC) meets monthly at the NSU Alvin Sherman Library on the first Sunday of every month except on holidays. All meetings are free and open to the public. Parking $1.00/hour on the first level of the parking garage.

Taking Time to Unwind at the Library
Friday, September 14, 11:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
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 available to you.

Board Games for Grown-Ups
Friday, September 14, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
First Floor, Program Room 1017

Looking for a safe and welcoming place to try new hobbies and meet new people? Then come to our fun, beginner friendly and engaging gaming event where we’ll be playing Carcassonne, Red Dragon Inn and Pandemic.
Register online or call 954-262-5477.


pancho VilllaCine Argentino 2018 Film Festival: Dedicated to Ecuador
PANCHO VILLA
Sunday, September 16, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Don Taft University Center Performance Theatre
Presented by the Discovery Channel and the Director of the Cultural Institute of Mexico.  Subtitles in English
For more information on the film click here

For more information, please call 954-262-5477.


 

 




Computer Camp: Instagram

Tuesday, September 18, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
First Floor, Children’s Computer Lab

Bring your cell phone and learn how to use one of the most popular photo sharing apps, Instagram! Broadcast your memories in a fast, fun way to family and friends. Register online or call 954-262-5477.

Craig and Barbara Weiner Holocaust Reflection and Resource Center Tour (CANCELLED)

Thursday, September 20, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Mr. Craig Weiner, founder of the Holocaust Reflection and Resource Center gives a very thought provoking tour of this important moment in history.The tour must have a minimum of 12 people and will be limited to no more than 28 persons. Click here to RSVP by September 19 or call call 954-262-4578.

 

Writing Workshop: Dos and Don’ts for Beginners with R.V. Reyes
Saturday, September 22, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Fourth Floor, Room 4009

Have you wanted to write a novel, but you don’t know where to start? Raquel (R.V.) Reyes will give you resources and share her personal stories of successes and failures. Sponsored by the Florida Chapter of Mystery Writers of America.
Register online or call 954-262-5477.


Lifting de CorazonCine Argentino 2018 Film Festival: Dedicated to Ecuador
Lifting de Corazón

Don Taft University Center Performance Theatre
September 23, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

2005: 1 hr. 33 min.
A plastic surgeon (Pep Munné) falls for his new assistant (Mariana Anghileri), while his wife (María Barranco) seeks help from a psychiatrist.










Vice of Miami During the 80’s
Wednesday, September 26

Pedro Medina León discusses the Rise and Fall of The Magic City: Cocaine Cowboys, Mutiny Hotel, Los Muchachos Corp, El Mariel, Miami Riots and Miami Vice. Hosted by the Circle of Friends, sponsored by Florida Humanities Council. Free and open to the public.


5:30 p.m. Pre-Event Welcome Reception, Second Floor, Room 2053 Complimentary for Circle of Friends members, $20 for non-members. RSVP by Friday, Sept. 14.

 

7:00 p.m. FREE Public Program, Second Floor Cotilla Gallery, RSVP by Friday, Sept. 25.




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Build It! Make It! Play It! (Grades 1 - 5)
Tuesdays, September 4, 11, 18, 25, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
First Floor, Program Room 1017

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

Raise a Reader @ Sharkey’s Storytime!(Ages 3-5 with caregiver)
Wednesdays, September 5, 12, 19, 26, 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
First Floor, Program Room 1017

Sept 5: Libraries Rock! Fun stories about libraries and a craft to celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month!
Sept 12: ABC Fun! Books and songs for alphabet fun!
Sept 19: Let’s Move! Stories and songs that get us moving!
Sept 26: Count On! A numbers storytime children can count on!

 

Raise a Reader @ Little Minnows Storytime! (Ages 18-36 months with caregiver)
Thursdays, September 6, 13*, 20, 27, 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
First Floor, Program Room 1017

Enjoy books, songs and activities that enhance early literacy skills!
*September 13: Storytime Special with podiatrist, Dr. Mark Jaffe who will share information about picking shoes for your little one!

 

Reading is Magic!  (All Ages)
Saturday, September 8, 1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Showtimes: 1 -1:45 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
First Floor, Atrium

Enjoy a comedic magic show and magical crafts in celebration of Library Card Sign-Up Month! Be amazed and amused at this comedic magic show starring Barnabus B. Lemon and the Lemon family, with special twist of fun, laughter and comedy with juggling, puppetry and magic!
Register online or call 954-262-5477.

Show us your NSU Alvin Sherman Library Card for a chance to win a Deluxe Magic Set.

Wags and Tales (ages 5-12)
Monday, September 10, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
First Floor, Program Room 1017

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.
Register online or call 954-262-5477.

S.T.E.M. for Tweens (Ages 8 - 12)
Monday, September 17, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
First Floor, Program Room 1017

Join us as we explore S.T.E.M. concepts with awesome activities, excellent experiments, dynamic demonstrations and phenomenal guest presenters.
Register online or call 954-262-5477

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Celebration!
Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Celebration (All Ages)

Thursday, September 20, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

First Floor

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Sorcererís Stone with activities for kids of all ages! Recreate the magic of the first novel in the beloved series with crafts and activities geared for wizards (and muggles).
Costumes encouraged! Register online or call 954-262-5477

Family S.T.E.M (Ages 6+)
Saturday, September 22, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
First Floor

Blast off to this space-themed STEM program about the galaxy and planets in our solar system. Join NSU science professors and NASA Ambassador Armando Rodriguez in learning about the universe through hands-on activities and a space talk.

Day for Children Health Fair (NEW DATE)
Sunday, October 21, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
First Floor

NSU’s Health Care Centers will be providing FREE assessments for hearing and balance, vision, speech-language, dental health, nutrition tips, and more! Please come share the day with us in celebrating all children 15 years of age and under (including infants and toddlers) and their families.
For more information, call 954-NSU-CARE (678-2273).

teens (ages 13 - 18)

Exploring Art for Homeschoolers
Monday, September 24, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
First Floor, Room 1017

Each month we will learn about a different artist, and then complete an art project that emulates the artist’s style and/or theme.

Register online or call 954-262-5477

Drop In Research Help
Thursday, September 27th — 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
First Floor, Room 1017

Are you working on a research project or paper? Do you need help finding resources? Writing a thesis? Formatting your Works Cited page in MLA style? Drop in for help with any of your research related questions!

 

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The Craig and Barbara Weiner Holocaust
Reflection and Resource Center

Holocaust Reflection and Resource Center

The Craig and Barbara Weiner Holocaust Reflection and Resource Center

For those visiting this center, its mission is to :

REMIND – us of the deadliest genocide in history - done by humans to humans.

REMEMBER – and honor the six million Jewish children, men and women who perished.

REFLECT – on our moral conscience, our individual responsibility and role in making for a better future.

Through your visit to this Center, and seeing and understanding what results from hate, let us all learn to be better people and think more carefully when making our daily life choices. For more information on The Holocaust Reflection and Resource Center visit: sherman.library.nova.edu/holocaust

To schedule a tour, contact : HRRR@nova.edu or 954-262-4578

For assistance in researching additional information about the Holocaust, contact a Librarian through our Reference Department: 954-262-4613

 

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