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Our Collection

What’s ours is yours. Everything we have in print, on CD, or online is freely available to anyone with an Alvin Sherman Library Card. In addition to audiobooks, books and ebooks, games, magazines, movies, music, software, we offer cutting-edge academic resources.


We carry all sorts of audiobooks in every genre, which you can take home on CD,download through RBdigital – a database loaded with best-sellers, or even try playaways: little all-in-one, ready-to-go players pre-loaded with the book. You can browse and download best sellers using our eAudio services from Cloud Library.


Find something to read in whatever format you like. Books are something we obviously specialize in, and you might find extra value in our cutting-edge academic collection with which we support our university. You can browse and download best sellers using our eBook and eAudio services Cloud Library and  RBdigital (when prompted, use your Alvin Sherman Library Card or eCard to log in to the green box, or your Shark ID if you are staff, faculty, or student).

If you happen to have a Broward County Public Library card, you can also try their eBook and eAudio service, OverDrive.

Checkout Limit for Physical Materials
50 Books
Loan Period
30 Days
Loan Period for Bestsellers
14 Days


The days of the rental store are over, but we still collect and carry a ton of video games that you can take home for free. We’ve games for the Gamecube, DS, 3DS, Wii, Wii U, PS2, PS3, PS4, PSP, PS Vita, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox 360 Kinect, and Xbox One.

Checkout Limit
Loan Period
14 Days


We have a number of your favorite magazine titles for children, teens, adults, and about all subjects: cooking, science, current events, pop-culture, arts, crafts, and more. Current newspapers both local and foreign are also in this collection. Periodicals are for in-house use only and cannot be taken home.


We carry thousands of DVD and Blu-Ray titles from genres like action and adventure, documentaries, dramas, comedies, TV series, language instruction, and everything in between.

Checkout Limit
Loan Period
7 Days


We have more than 5,000 CDs of music. Wow.

Checkout Limit
Loan Period