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Letter from the Editor
As online becomes our "new normal", we hope that you are exploring all of the ways you can connect with the Library. It's "virtually" easy to learn something new by attending any of our many "online" programs. Pursue your passion by venturing into one of our many databases. Learn how to be a better photographer or explore the world from your couch! With nearly 200 remote databases available to you, discovering has never been easier. Remember, if you need help, ask a Librarian.

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MAY 2020

Accessing the Library Online
Navigate Alvin Sherman Library's virtual services by visiting:

Archives, Historical Societies, and Manuscript Collections – Treasures Await You!
Sunday, May 3, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Online
Pam Ricciardi Paschke, genealogical researcher, author, and speaker shares methods for identifying collections, locating repositories, and examining documents either in person, online, or through correspondence. Register online.

Circle of Friends Annual Meeting
Wednesday, May 6, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Online
Join us for a celebration of the achievements of the past year as we look ahead to the coming year. Register online.

YOU GOT THIS! Funding Your Business
Thursday, May 7, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Online
Learn about the different types of funding sources suitable for varied forms of ventures along the entrepreneurship spectrum, including crowdfunding and initial coin offerings (ICO). Dr. Pankaj Maskara, from the H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University, discusses all this and the innovation and entrepreneurship landscape in South Florida. Register online.

Presented by the NSU Alvin Sherman Library and sponsored by SunTrust Foundation, these workshops are designed to inspire and educate you to become financially successful.

YOU GOT THIS! Managing your Credit and Debt
Saturday, May 16, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Location: Online
Managing your credit and debt is a key part of managing your money! Taught by Dr. Albert Williams, chair and associate professor of finance and economics at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University, you will leave with some practical tips to manage your credit and debt. Register online.

Presented by the NSU Alvin Sherman Library and sponsored by SunTrust Foundation, these workshops are designed to inspire and educate you to become financially successful.

YOU GOT THIS! Scholarship Resources Workshops
Tuesday, May 19, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Online
Identify scholarships and grants using Foundation Center resources at these free workshops, with demonstrations of how to find scholarhips in various fields of study. Learn about other resources available to start your search, tips for an efficient search and to find relevant scholarships. Register online.

Book Club Online Happy Hour
Thursday, May 28, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Online

Grab your favorite drink or snack and join our discussion of this month’s book. Don’t worry if you haven’t finished (or even started) reading this book. Everyone is welcome to attend! Register online.

Wags & Tales Mini-Storytime
Saturday, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 10:30 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.
Location: Online
Enjoy Wags & Tales Mini-Storytime, a collaboration with NSU Alvin Sherman Library and the Humane Society of Broward County's Animal Assisted Therapy Program. Usually you read to a dog at Wags & Tales, but in this special virtual storytime, volunteers are reading to their therapy dogs and to you! Join us for a new pre-recorded mini-storytime each week. Like the NSU Alvin Sherman Library's page or visit each week.

Music Around The World
Thursday, May 7, 14, 21, 28, 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Online
Explore a joyous blend of musical games, songs and dances each week from different regions of the world with award-winning, internationally-touring family musician and teaching artist Alina Celeste.
Funded by the Erwin and Barbara Mautner Charitable Foundation

STEM Special: Aliens - Escape from Earth
Tuesday, May 12, 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Ages 4 to 8
Location: Online
ScienceTellers presents an intergalactic story exploring the world of science through experiments and demonstrations with chemical reactions, polymers, pressure, inertia, energy, explosions and so much more! Don’t miss this action-packed and educational alien adventure. It's totally out of this world! Class size limited, pre-registration required. Register online.
Like the NSU Alvin Sherman Library’s page or visit each week.



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