Take a moment celebrate the influences of classical music. From the Works of “Johann Sabastian Bach” to “Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky” your library has all you need to freshen up on your sonatas. Check out this list comprised of biographies and works by the great composers that transcend our time.
October is Adopt a Dog Month, so if you are on the market for a new companion, your local shelter is best place to find them! By adopting a rescue dog, you will be saving a life and adding greatness to yours. Make a difference and celebrate the best way you can and adopt your new best friend for life at your local shelter!
Interested in learning more about diabetes? The Nova Southeastern University Alvin Sherman Library has a number of informative books and ebooks about the many types of diabetes. From books targeting medical professionals to children, we hope this list will help you on journey to find out more about this disease.
I know what you're thinking... science and math and Thanksgiving?! What's the connection? Learn about the chemistry of cooking, the importance of math and measurements and whip up some delicious experiments in the kitchen this Thanksgiving.
The end of the year is full of so many opportunities for family gatherings. Learn some new recipes to impress your loved ones!
Are you looking for books that are only slightly spooky? Or perhaps you'd prefer silly and sometimes sweet -- rather than scary -- monster books for your little one. Enjoy these monstrously good reads featuring not-so-scary monsters, vampires, zombies and more!
Horses are beautiful and intriguing animals. And if you love horses and cannot get enough of them, you may be known as horse-crazy! This list includes children's picture books, young readers, classic horse stories, newer endearing stories and a few non-fiction titles. The Alvin Sherman Library children's collection also includes books on specific breeds of horses that can be found in the call number area of J 636.1.
Do words matter? What happens when someone uses angry words or does not tell the truth? How do kind words like "please" and "thank you" help others? This selection of children's books showcases the power of words. Recommended for ages 3-6.
This booklist was inspired by a list created by the Association for Library Services to Children (ALSC) to share the message of creating unity, acting with kindness toward others, and promoting peace. For more books about peace, see our Peace Begins With Me booklist.
September is National Preparedness Month. Make sure you have a plan for you and your family. Plan how to stay safe and communicate during the disasters that can affect your community. This list of books can help give you ideas on what to do in case of disasters that may hit in your area.
For anyone preparing to enter the job market or just polishing up your skills on paper, your resume is something that needs be updated regularly. Transform yours into the perfect resume that will allow you to stand out amongst others. Learning how to put one together or simply just updating your resume just got easier with this booklist!
Here are some great graphic novels based on popular TV shows and movies! From turtles to dinosaurs, from sky bison to UFOs, if you loved watching them on screen, you'll want to check out these graphic novels featuring the characters we know and love. These are graphic novels that you can check out and read from anywhere on a computer, tablet, or smart phone using our ComicsPlus database! All you need is your Alvin Sherman Library Card!
Yarn arts like knitting and crocheting are full of benefits. You can learn a new skill, relieve stress, and end up with something beautiful when you’re done! Check out just a few of the library’s great knitting and crocheting guides for beginners:
First day jitters? Help put your little ones at ease with a selection of charming, humorous, and uplifting books about school. This list, geared toward students in primary grades, will focus on the worries and wonders of a child's (and teacher's!) very first day at school.
Figuring out what's going on with your vehicle can be seriously overwhelming. The library can help! Check out these great resources that will teach you to care for your car like an adult.
Celebrate International E-book Day by reading or listening to bestsellers through your mobile device. Happy reading!
Discover the power of play and adventure. Being active is an important part of our mental wellbeing, physical health and personal interactions for both children and adults. Check out this list of books for some great ideas for next outdoor adventure!
July is the month of Social Wellness Awareness. It means giving and receiving support. Check out this list of books to help get back on track in rediscovering your confidence in your mental and physical state as well as balance in your financial, domestic and work life.
Spread awareness about our Earth’s magnificent oceans. Take a look at this list of books to see the different resources and life the oceans provide.