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Virtual Field Trips for Elementary Schools

A Day with a Children's Librarian


Join Miss Penny and Shiny the Star on a new KidVision Mission! At the NSU Alvin Sherman Library, Miss Penny discovers what a children’s librarian does. Thank you to KidVision at South Florida PBS for this collaboration!

First Floor Home

library atriumOn the first floor you will find the:

  • Circulation Desk
  • Public and Community Services (PCS)



Circulation Desk

Circulation DeskThe Circulation Desk assists with checking out and returning library materials that are borrowed from our collection.

Visit the Circulation Desk to check out books, video games, DVDs, and more! You must have a library card with you in order to check out materials. It is absolutely FREE to borrow items from the library!

Our circulation policies are available on our website.

If you have questions about available services, please email 

Public Library Services

area view of Public Library Services rug and booksThe Public and Community Services (PCS) area offers library materials and programming for all ages, including children.

Library materials on the first floor include:

  • Picture books
  • Readers
  • Chapter books
  • Graphic novels
  • Nonfiction books
  • Video games (for multiple platforms)
  • DVD & BluRay movies





Librarians and library staff in this area can help recommend books that you might enjoy reading, assistance with downloading free e-books through the library, and K-12 resources for education students. They also offer a full calendar of events and programs for all ages. 

Young adult genre books on shelf