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Our Summer Reading Club 2016 has started!  Bring your friends and come in to the library to sign up.  Get your reading log, keep track of the minutes and hours you read, and earn prizes. Grab a "Program Flyer" and mark your calendar for activities all summer long.   

Child Boy Read copy“On Your Mark, Get Set….READ!”    
  Come on in to the library to register for our summer reading club, use your log to keep track of your reading minutes (and hours) and receive your prizes all summer….until September 2!!  Pick up a summer reading program flyer, too, or check our online calendar from home. We have programs for every age group! We hope to see you soon. 


bouncy house #2Bouncy House: Summer Reading Sign-up Bonus!!   On Saturday, June 25, between 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, we’ll have an amazing surprise for all the children who’ve signed up for the Summer Reading Club: “On Your Mark, Get set……READ!”  Be sure to sign up for the reading club and get yourself set for a busy summer, and some time in the bouncy house.

Saturday, June 25,  from 10:00 am-4:00 pm. Parents must supervise their own children. Free. Summer Reading Club membership is required. 

Allison Napolitano 2016Nutritious Cooking, Session 1,  with Allison Napolitano We all enjoy eating well, don’t we?  Shop Rite Dietician, Allison Napolitano, has planned 2 programs which will help us see how nutritious eating can help us run faster, jump higher, sleep better….. and will taste yummy, too! We require that you register for each of the nutrition programs to help Allison plan. 

Monday, June 27  from 7:00-7:45 pm. For children ages 6 years and up. Free. You must register for this program.  Click here to register. Note: the second program with Allison will be on Monday, July 25, and it will have a new sign-up closer to the date.

Tons of Toys 2015Traveling Tales – June 28 – at Tons of Toys!!   We are taking summer story times “on the road” to visit local businesses.  Each week we’ll be at a different location around Bernardsville. Check our website for location, and suggested parking areas, each week. We hope you’ll travel with us to hear some great stories!  It’s going to be a busy summer! For Tons of Toys, we suggest you use on-street parking, or park at the upper end of the train station (shoppers parking) or in the library parking lot.

Tuesday, June 28,  from 2:00-2:30 pm. For ages 3 yrs. and up.  Free.  No sign-up needed. 

art a la cart 9-2015Art a la Cart       Our Tuesday drop-in art program is back in session for the summer. Come to experiment with different art materials and techniques. We’ll have different project ideas for you each week – on June 28 we’ll be painting “fireworks” pictures with paper tubes and glitter. We hope to see you then! 

Tuesdays, June 28-August 9, drop in from 4:00-5:00 pm. For all ages. Free. No sign-up needed.  

legosLEGO® Building  What will you build? Drop in for a few minutes or for the whole hour and a half. Build your own creation or collaborate with your friends.  Please note: Lego building  moves to Fridays afternoons (3:00-5:00 pm) for the summer, beginning July 1st.

Friday, July 1-September 2,  from 3:00-5:00 pm. Family. Free. No sign-up needed. 

community service Preteen 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. 

 Thursday, June 30, 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.