STEM : Welcome

This guide contains information about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) resources for elementary and middle school students.
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STEM at the Alvin Sherman Library!

What is S.T.E.M.? It is the study of science, technology, engineering​, and math.

Click on the tabs above to learn more about our S.T.E.M. programs for children and families, access print and online S.T.E.M. resources, and find out about our unique partnership with NSU's Science Alive!

Get an Alvin Sherman Library Card

We have a unique reciprocal relationship with Broward County Board of County Commissioners so that everyone who lives, works, or goes to school in Broward County can have an Alvin Sherman Library Card. A Broward County Library Card is different from ours.
For information on signing up for an NSU Alvin Sherman Library Card or to get an e-card (using your Broward County Library Card to get immediate access to online resources), please visit

Careers in STEM

Children interested in a STEM-related field may choose to study the following:

  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Geology
  • Information Technology
  • Math
  • Physics
  • Social Science

Practicing STEM not only helps develop critical thinking skills... it's also fun!


For NSU students, faculty, staff, and alumni, your SharkCard is your library card!  It will allow you to check out materials and access the library's online databases.  For  information how to get your SharkCard, please visit Campus Card Services.

Contact Us

Call the Public Library Services Desk at 954-262-5477 for more information on STEM programs and resources or visit