Circle of Friends Membership

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About COF Membership

Your contributions and efforts help the library fund programs and resources that support the Nova Southeastern University students and faculty as well as the Broward County community.

Over the past several years, the Circle of Friends group has:

  • Funded projects for the library including the NSU Glass Garden instillation by the world renowned artist, Dale Chihuly
  • Built a Collaborative Study Room which offers students and the community a venue to work on projects together
  • Upgraded and purchased technology
  • Expanded the Library’s collections
  • Hosted special art exhibits and cultural events

Your membership helps support the overall mission of the NSU Alvin Sherman Library: To be the premier research, cultural, and lifelong learning center for NSU and the community.

Levels and Benefits:

Publisher – $5,000 (Life Member)

  • Premier seating at select Circle of Friends events
  • Plus all the benefits listed below

Editor – $2,500 (Corporate Member)

  • Recognition at select Circle of Friends events
  • Promote your business on Circle of Friends website
  • Plus all the benefits listed below

Author – $1,000

  • Member of the NSU President’s Associates; includes an invitation to a special annual function with the President of the University
  • Opportunity to join the NSU Faculty Club
  • Plus all the benefits listed below

Scholar – $500

  • Complimentary meeting room twice a year
  • Plus all the benefits listed below

Collector – $250

  • Recieve an NSU Shark Card which offers FREE parking in the Alvin Sherman Library garage
  • Admission for 2 at your choice of 5 NSU Shark athletic events. (Expires at the end of the school year)
  • 10% discount in the Museum Store at the MOA/FL
  • Special invitations to select events at the NSU Alvin Sherman Library, NSU and NSU ART Museum/Ft. Lauderdale
  • Plus all the benefits listed below

Conservator – $150 (Couple membership)

Same as Reader level but for two people

  • All the benefits listed below

Reader – $75 (Individual membership)

  • Invitations to Circle of Friends events
  • Extended library borrowing privileges
  • Subscription to the Alvin Sherman Library E-news
  • Free sit down session with a librarian to learn how to navigate the Alvin Sherman Library databases
  • Early access to the Alvin Sherman Library used book sales

Young Professionals Group – $50

Focused on young professionals under 40

  • Networking events with other professionals
  • Fun events for family
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