Welcome! The winter Story Time session began on January 4 and runs through March 17.  Look for Lego Mondays, Tuesday Art a la Cart, and Story Time Saturdays every week. 

chess class 2016Winter Chess Classes    Chess instructor Marty Sobin is back at the library for a winter round of chess lessons and games.  Classes range from Beginner (for those with little or no chess experience) to Intermediate/Advanced (children who have had formal chess instruction and are more proficient). These very popular classes will give your children a new “thinking” skill. Click here to register.

Wednesdays, January 6-March 23 (no classes on Jan. 20, Feb. 24 and Mar. 16). Beginner class: 4:30-5:30 pm; Advanced class: 5:30-7:00 pm. For children ages 6 years and up. Registration is required.  


littleBits 2015Tech Time   Join us for something new! We’ve got littleBits circuit-boards that snap together with magnets to make things that light up and make sounds.  Come explore this new technology with us! On February 18 we’ll make an Art Bot.  On March 3 we’ll make a flashlight.

Thursdays, February 18 and March 3, from 4:00-5:00 pm. For children in 3rd Grade and up. Free. No sign-up needed.

valentine cookie pops 2-2016Friday Fun: Create Your Own Valentine Treats  
Celebrate Valentine’s Day by making a special heart-shaped lollipop cookie.  Get ready for something delicious!  We’ll have plenty of materials for you to make some lovely paper Valentines for your family and friends, too.

Friday, February 12, from 10:30-11:00 am. For all ages. Free. No sign-up is needed.  

paper airplaneFantastic Flight: Make and Fly Paper Airplanes 
   We have an assortment of airplane styles to choose from.  Let’s fold some up and fly together!

Sunday, February 14, from 2:00-3:00 pm. For 1st Grade and up. Free. No sign-up needed. 


Friday Fun: Dr. Andrea Mann of Smileworks will talk about dental health   What could we do to keep our teeth healthy?  What foods are good for our teeth?  Let’s chat with Dr. Mann to learn some tooth tips.  

Friday, February 19, from 10:30-11:00 am.  For children ages 2 1/2-5 years. Free. No sign-up needed.

static electricity 2016

Sunday Science with John Lyga: “Get Shocked”  Let’s explore static electricity with hands-on experiments.  What could happen?  Join us to find out. Registration required.  Please click here to register.

Sunday, February 21, from 2:00-3:00 pm. For children in 2nd Grade and up, with an adult. Free. Sign-up is required.  

 1-crazy-pasta-sculptures-kidsArt with Miss Amy  Let’s explore art and illustrations. We’ll learn about different artists and their techniques.  Then you’ll have time to create your own masterpiece. Grab your imagination and join us.

Sunday, February 28, from 2:00-3:00 pm. For children in 1st Grade and up. Free. No sign-up needed. 

legosLEGO® Day every Monday  What will you build? Drop in for a few minutes or for the whole hour and a half. Build your own creation or make some friends and collaborate. Every Monday from 4:00-5:30 pm. 

Mondays from 4:00-5:30 pm. Family. Free. No sign-up needed. 

community servicePreteen Community Service: Would you like to earn community service credits while having fun at the library? Bring a friend and join us for Pre-Teen Community Service evenings.  Come for an hour, help us with projects, chat with your friends and make a difference. 

 Thursdays, February 11 and 25, from 6:30-7:30 pm. Gr. 4-6. No sign-up needed. 

Polaris PowerPAC - Children's Edition Did you know that we have a children’s version of our online catalog? Click here to try out our child-friendly version.

The Bernardsville Public Library has Test Prep Databases to help you prepare for the NJ Ask, the PSAT, the SAT, the GRE, the Citizenship Exam and so much more! Click here to register or start taking practice exams.