Note from the Editor
Tuesday, December 1, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Deborah Davis,from the League of Women Voters on Broward County, discusses ways to protect your child around guns, current gun laws, relevant statistics and actions you can take to make your home safer. Register online.
NSU Health Clinics Overview
Thursday, December 3, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Leonard Pounds, Vice President of Clinical Operations at NSU, gives an overview of the University's 33 health care centers in Miami-Dade and Broward counties. These centers offer high-quality health care services to the community and oversee various community outreach programs in the form of free health care education and assessments for vision, medical, speech, as well as behavioral health, physical and occupational therapy, and dental services. Register online.
Tuesday, December 8, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Support your child’s love of reading and learning! Join librarians and early childhood experts to learn about the science of reading and the impact of books on social/emotional development and school readiness. Discover community and library resources that support high quality early learning experiences. Gain practical storytime tips to get every child ready to read and explore the 3Ts – Tune In, Talk More, and Take Turns to build your child’s brain with lots of rich language.
Allison Metsch, M.S.Ed., Director of Education and Quality Initiatives for the Early Learning Coalition of Broward County.
Kimberly White, M.L.I.S., Youth Services Coordinator at Broward County Libraries.
Ruth Shaw, M.L.I.S., Youth Services Librarian a.k.a. Miss Ruthie at NSU Alvin Sherman Library.
Meagan Albright, M.L.I.S., Youth Services Librarian III at NSU Alvin Sherman Library.
These programs are part of the NSU Alvin Sherman Library Health & Wellness Series made possible with funding from Truist.
Friday, December 4, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Join us for a lively virtual discussion with Professor Tas Salini, instructor of Film History and Film Appreciation at Broward College. Movie to be determined. A Zoom Link to the discussion will be sent one day prior to the events. Register online.
GSBC: How We Share and Preserve Memories in a Digital Era
Sunday, December 6, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Daniel Horowitz, Genealogist at MyHeritage, shows you best practices for digitally collecting, storing, preserving, publishing, and sharing your research inexpensively. Register online and visit gsbcfl.org for more information about the Genealogical Society of Broward County.
Computer Camp: Hey Google, Hey Siri
Tuesday, December 15, 1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Learn tips on using the virtual assistant on your mobile device. This class is geared toward beginners who are new to virtual assistants. Register online.
Foundation and Grants Resources ONLINE Workshop
Tuesday, December 15, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Identify non-profit grants using Foundation Center resources at this free workshop 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, December 1, 2020. Register online.
Happy Hour Book Club
Thursday, December 17, 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, December 5, 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, December 11, 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.