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Letter from the Editor
As we say goodbye to 2019, the NSU Alvin Sherman Library staff would like to wish you and your family a happy and joyous holiday season and a healthy 2020. It is our honor and pleasure to serve you and your family throughout the year.
The Library will be open throughout the holiday season. We encourage you to keep yourself or your family busy by checking out materials from the library. Remember, we have a large collection of the latest video games and movies as well as best-sellers.
It is our mission to constantly find new ways to serve you. Please come check out our new renovations on the 2nd and 4th floors! Thank you again for using the Alvin Sherman Library. It is our honor and pleasure to serve you and your family.

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Military Records and Genealogy: Genealogical Society of Broward County Monthly Program (GSBC)
Sunday, December 1, 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Join members of the Genealogical Society of Broward County for a program on Military Records and Genealogy presented by Alison Schlyen, Reference Librarian for the Broward County Main Library in Fort Lauderdale
12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. - Open Lab (Lab A)
1:30 p.m. - General Meeting, Second Floor, Room 2053
2:00 p.m. - Program Presentation
Join fellow genealogy enthusiasts! All meetings are free and open to the public.

Movie Marathon: Party Like It's 1999!
Saturday, December 7, 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Second Floor, Cotilla Gallery

Celebrate some of the best teen movies from 20 years ago! Party all day in the library with three movies, free popcorn and soda, and great company. Register online.

Young Adult Writing for the New Age of Anxiety with Alex Flinn
Saturday, December 7, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Fourth Floor, Room 4009

Join #! New York Time bestselling young adult author, Alex Flinn for a workshop on writing for, and about today's teens. Register online.

Foundation and Grants Resources
Tuesday, December 10, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Second Floor, Lab A

Get an overview of the library's grants resources with a demonstration and open lab session using a Foundation Center database. Register online or call 954-262-5477

Adult Game Night at the Library
Friday, December 13, 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
First Floor, Program Room 1017

Come to our fun, beginner friendly and engaging gaming event where you’ll cheer, groan and laugh over a sheet of cardboard and a bunch of shiny dice. You’ll play assorted new and classic games. Register online or call 954-262-5477. Don't forget our future game nights on the 2nd Friday of each month.

Computer Camp: Pinterest
Tuesday, December 17, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
First Floor, Children's Computer Lab

Learn how to discover and save information you find online using Pinterest! Create a Pinterest account so you can pin and save ideas from the web. An email, Facebook, or Google account is recommended for hands-on practice. Register online or call 954-262-5477.

Build It! Make It! Play It! (Grades 1 - 5)
Tuesdays, December 6*, 10, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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.
*SPECIAL: Friday, December 6: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Raise a Reader @ Sharkey’s Storytime! (Ages 3-5)
Wednesdays, December 4, 11, 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
First Floor, Program Room 1017

December 4: A Winter Ball!
December 11: Storytime Graduation!

Raise a Reader @ Little Minnows Storytime! (Ages 18-36 months)
Thursdays, December 5, 12*, 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
First Floor, Program Room 1017

Enjoy books, songs and activities that enhance early literacy skills!
SPECIAL: Thursday, December 12: Storytime Graduation!

STEM Special: An Hour of Code™
Monday, December 9, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Second Floor, Lab A

Lear about the fascination career of computer science by following an online tutorial that allows you to program computer activity! Registration is required for each participating child. Register online.

Love Is Te Quiero
Sunday, December 15, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
First Floor, Program Room 1017

Sing and dance (canta y baila) in this interactive concert for children featuring a joyous blend of music in English and Spanish, performed by Parents Choice Gold Award Winner Alina Celeste. Register online or call 954-262-5477.

Teen Takeover - Gaming & Social Meetup
Thursday, December 5, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
First Floor, Program Room 1017

Come enjoy snacks, games, and crafts, or just hang out in the program room or teen room.

Teen Advisory Board (Ages 13 -18)
Saturday, December 7, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
First Floor, Program Room 1017

Join this active group and help us plan and implement library programs while having fun and earning community service hours.

Teen Volunteer Orientation (Ages 14 - 18)
Saturday, December 7, 1:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
First Floor, Program Room 1017

Become a weekly volunteer at the Alvin Sherman Library! Help librarians with projects and special events, implement and assist with programs for children, and more. Applications available in the PLS department, or online.

Drop In Research Help
Sunday, December 8, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
First Floor, Program Room 1017

Working on a research project or paper? Need help finding resources? Writing a thesis? Formatting your works cited page in MLA syle? Drop in for help with any of your research related questions!



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