NSU Alvin Sherman Library Presents: YOU GOT THIS! Virtual Workshops 

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.

Reserve your spot at lib.nova.edu/yougotthis. Zoom link will follow in an email before each program.


Social Media for Business
Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Social media is not rocket science but does take commitment and a game plan. Learn from media experts on how to implement a social strategy to grow you audience, humanize your brand and increase customer engagement. Holly Svekis, Director of Premium Accounts, for the Sun Sentinel will take you through a journey of basic social media platforms, how to begin incorporating best practices, avoid pit falls and build a blueprint for a successful social game plan.


SEO, the Hidden Secret to Your Online Success
Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020 | 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Learn to leverage people looking for your business. Search Engine Optimization is a digital marketing channel that allows you to attract website visitors who are searching for your goods and services on search engines like Google and Bing. Discover the theory and basics of this strategy that can contribute to your success as a business owner. Learn from the experts at Lamark Media.


“Thirstdays with Friends” Summer Wine Series, Aug. 27

Break out the “red” and join us for our upcoming “Thirstdays with Friends” Summer Wine Series event!

Hosted by the Circle of Friends, wine expert Shari Gherman, President of American Fine Wine Competition and THE Rose Competition, will present an in-depth lesson about wine.   Before the session, you’ll receive Shari’s wine picks, suggested food pairings, and recipes.   Purchase your wine in advance and join us with a glass!

  • Session 3: Thursday, August 27, 5:30 p.m.

The special rate for Circle of Friends Members is $20 per class.
Non-members:  $25 per class.

Join Circle of Friends today, and you’ll get the reduced member price for this event and others throughout the year, while supporting the NSU Alvin Sherman Library! All for a good cause! Circle of Friends, the fundraising arm of the Alvin Sherman Library, is a not-for-profit group of individuals which raises awareness and funding for library initiatives. Through memberships, contributions and events, the organization provides the Sherman Library with vital support, such as programs, services, technology, furniture, materials and other resources.

For more information, please visit Sherman.library.nova.edu/cof or email libdev@nova.edu

To join the Circle of Friends or to renew your membership, please click: here

Register today and reserve your spot – please click here.

NSU Alvin Sherman Library Online Writing Workshops

To attend any of these workshops, register online at lib.nova.edu/writers and you will receive an email with a Zoom link prior to the workshop.


Building Author Visibility with Rochelle B. Weinstein

Saturday, August 15, 2-3:30 pm

Learn from a USA Today Bestselling author how to promote your work in an over-crowded market. ROCHELLE B. WEINSTEIN, author, speaker, and former entertainment industry executive, will share her personal experiences as a published and self-published author, as well as tips and tricks she learned while working in the marketing and promotional sectors.

NSU Alvin Sherman Library’s Summer Reading Program for 2020 Goes Digital

NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library is pleased to once again offer the Summer Reading Program for Kids, Teens and Adults. Sign up today, track your reading, participate in lots of fun programming, and earn rewards! You can register as an individual, family, class or group and log activity separately for each reader. Everyone will receive a prize pack upon completion of the program.  Why delay the fun – sign up now! Happy Reading!

For more information and to register, please click here.

Circle of Friends Presents “Thirstdays” with Friends, July 30

What better time than now to learn about summer wines? 

Presented by the Circle of Friends, wine expert Shari Gherman, President of American Fine Wine Competition teaches you in this 3 part series how to select the perfect wine and other fun tips on food pairing, etc.

  • Session 1: Thursday, June 18, 5:30 p.m.
  • Session 2: Thursday, July 30, 5:30 p.m.
  • Session 3: Thursday, August 27, 5:30 p.m.

The special rate for Circle of Friends Members is $20 per class, or $50 for the series.
Non-members:  $25 per class or $65 for the series

Save some bucks by joining Circle of Friends today, and you’ll get the reduced member price for this event and others, while supporting the Alvin Sherman Library! All for a good cause!

Before each session, we’ll share with you some of Shari’s favorite wine picks so you can purchase your wine in advance and join us with a glass!

Register today and reserve your spot, please click here.

The Alvin Sherman Library to Host Library 101: Fake News

Getting reliable news is always important, and is especially so in an election year.

In this 30 minute workshop on June 11 at 4:00 p.m., we will:

  • identify common traits of Fake News
  • discuss the real-world impact of Fake News
  • practice using the SIFT method for evaluating news

Click here to register for this event.

This workshop is part of the Library 101 Workshop Series.

This session will be recorded. The recording will be uploaded to the library’s workshops page within a week of the live session.

Here’s the link:  https://nova.libcal.com/event/6719103

Workshops page link: https://sherman.library.nova.edu/sites/workshops-and-instruction/

The Alvin Sherman Library to Host YOU GOT THIS! How to Save Money Now!

The unemployment program, the stimulus check and the PPP money may not help as much as you need it to, so finding ways to save money is essential. Join Professor JoAnn Ackerman, from the H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University, as she provides practical tips and resources to help you manage your budget.

Date: Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Time: 12:30pm – 1:15pm

Location: Online


Registration is required. Please register here https://nova.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6b4WlXzrSsqEoBemUjc3Dw

The Alvin Sherman Library to to Host Prenda la Luz – Light the Way: Learning through Storytelling, June 22

With bilingual stories in English and Spanish, children develop listening skills, sequencing and story recall, and creative and critical thinking skills with award-winning storyteller Carrie Sue Ayvar in this interactive workshop. Discover how to figure out the parts of the story, Characters, Setting, Problem & Solution with a simple Story Elements Chant. Increase vocabulary, reading comprehension and essential 21st Century skills through the ancient art of storytelling.

RSVP to receive Zoom log-in instructions. Class size is limited, pre-registration is required. Recommended for ages 6 – 8 years.
1. Register here at lib.nova.edu/light
2. Check email for Zoom meeting ID and password
3. On the day of the event, click on the Zoom invite link in the email
4. Enter log-in information to attend


Monday, June 1, 2020, Monday, June 8, 2020,

Monday, June 22, 2020, Monday, June 29, 2020

The Alvin Sherman Library to host Library 101, June 2

Enjoy a series of  introductory level workshops for the public and students designed to create a foundation for using the library. The goal of these workshops is to help you get the most out of their library, resulting in less time and frustration when looking for information. By attending you will become more informed about the library and how to use different tools, which will help strengthen their research skills.

May 15 – June 2, 2020

Sign up for these free workshops at lib.nova.edu/library101

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