Note from the Editor
Thursday, November 5, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Michael J. Au, O.D., FCOVD, is an Assistant Professor at the NSU College of Optometry. His speciality is Pediatrics and Binocular Vision. Register online.
Diabetes Prevention and Management
Saturday, November 7, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Interprofessional Diabetes Education and Awareness (IDEA) Initiative professionals at Nova Southeastern University, provide you with basic strategies to help you prevent or manage diabetes. Register online.
Listen up! Protect Your Child's Hearing
Tuesday, November 10, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Nova Southeastern University Associate Professor/ NSSLHA Advisor Tambi Braun SLP.D and graduate student clinicians present a learning session on how to reduce and prevent your child's exposure to noise pollution. Register online.
Supporting Young Children (Ages 3 -6) in Distance Learning with KidVision Pre-K's Miss Penny
Wednesday, November 11, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Miss Penny, Director of Education for South Florida PBS and KidVision Pre-K, shares resources and practical tips to support young learners in distance learning. Register online.
What is Autism Spectrum Disorder/What is CARD?
Thursday, November 12, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Jacquelyn Moultrie-Sequeira, BA, CARD Case Manager provides detailed information on autism spectrum disorder, CARD services, upcoming events, trainings, and workshops being offered on-line to the community. Register online.
Diabetes and Exercise
Saturday, November 14, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Interprofessional Diabetes Education and Awareness (IDEA) Initiative at Nova Southeastern University, provide you with exercise strategies to help prevent and manage diabetes. Register online.
Saturday, November 14, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Join Melinda Luis from NSU's Department of Nutrition for a program on interactive nutrition.Register online.
Diabetes and Healthy Eating
Saturday, November 14, 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Join NSU's Department of Nutrition for a program on interactive nutrition which helps you navigate and understand how to make healthy food choices in everyday life. Register online.
Diabetes and Medication Management
Sunday, November 15, 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Join NSU's Department of Nutrition for a program on interactive nutrition, which helps diabetics or or their caregivers an understanding of different medication options. Register online.
Family Deep Dives: Healthy Habits (Ages 6+)
Thursday, November 19, 4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Families learn and explore together ONLINE in our Deep Dives! Get the inside story and Q & A time with experts in science, history, community services, and more. Register online.
Myopia in Children: Detecting and Treating
Tuesday, November 17, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Myopia, or nearsightedness, is one of the most common vision problems in childhood. Felicia Timmermann, O.D., FAAO, Assistant Professor at the NSU College of Optometry, will provide information on identifying and treating Myopia in your child. Register online.
The Link Between Chronic Stress and Autism Spectrum Disorder
Thursday, November 19, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Nelson Gonzalez, OTR/L, RFS, CHHC, CCT, CPMT, CCT, CLT provides a snapshot on the link between the importance of sleep, the gut-brain access, exercise, the limbic system, diet, and Autism Spectrum Disorder and how chronic stress can hinder any potential in improvement in quality of life. Register online.
Goal Setting for Diabetes
Saturday, November 21, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Join NSU's Department of Nutrition for a program on interactive nutrition for an overview of important factors related diabetes, including diet, exercise, medications, and social and emotional influences. Register online.
These programs are part of the NSU Alvin Sherman Library Health & Wellness Series made possible with funding from Truist.
This year marks the 13th annual Irish Film Festival, and The NSU Alvin Sherman Library, South Florida Irish Studies Consortium and NSU Center for Humanities are partnering up to bring it to you virtually! You'll be able to view each movie at your own pace, then join us via Zoom for a Talkback session on each film.
To view the movies, log into the Kanopy film database with your Broward County Library card number and pin, and create a Kanopy account. If you don't have one, visit Broward.org to get a Broward County Library card.
Sunday, November 1, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Join the Genealogical Society of Broward County (GSBC) and James Larry Vick, treasurer-registrar of the Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County, to learn how DNA testing can help you break through brick walls in your family history research. Register online and visit gsbcfl.org for more information about the Genealogical Society of Broward County.
GSBC: A Case Study Using DNA to Corroborate a Family's Oral Tradition
Friday, November 13, 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, JD, LLM, CG®, CGL(SM) President, Board for Certification of Genealogists explores DNA and how to make sound decisions about when it can or should be used and addresses all relevant factors that might affect determining a genetic relationship. Register online and visit gsbcfl.org for more information about the Genealogical Society of Broward County. A GSBC Education Committee in conjunction with the Broward County Library African-American Research Library and Cultural Center.
Foundation and Grants Resources ONLINE Workshop
Tuesday, November 17, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Identify non-profit grants using Foundation Center resources at these free workshops with a demonstration. Learn about resources available to find grants, tools to start your search, how to tailor your search based on your area of interest, and tips for an efficient search. Registrations open at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Register online.
Happy Hour Book Club
Thursday, November 19, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Grab your favorite drink or snack and join Sarah the Librarian for an entertaining hour of books and games. We'll discuss a new book each month - from spooky ghost stories, to exciting space operas, to spicy romance novels, and more genres beyond your imagination. Cheers to a literary good time! Register online and check out the related libguide, Happy Hour Book Club.
Virtual Teen Advisory Board (Ages 13-18)
Saturdays, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
The Teen Advisory Board is a program for teens who want to help with library programs and offer input into library collection and program development. Earn volunteer service hours while helping your community and having fun!
Virtual Teen Volunteer Orientation (Ages 12-18)
Saturday, November 7, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Become a volunteer at the Alvin Sherman Library! Help librarians with virtual projects, assist with library programs, and more. As a volunteer, you can develop your problem solving, leadership, and time management skills, and gain experience to add to your resume! Register online.
Virtual Teen Maker Night (Ages 12-18)
Friday, November 13, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Use your creative energy to make fun crafts and projects with simple items you can find lying around the house! Register online.