Events


Upcoming Events

Date/Time
Event
12/03/2014
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Paper Holiday Wreaths: A Maker Activity

paper wreath, LSYou’ve heard of “shop local” for the holidays, but how about “make local”? In this Maker activity, staff member Laura Shabazz will show you how to use discarded books to create unique paper wreaths—perfect hostess or teacher gifts! After learning the process, you can make more at home using scrapbook, magazine or wrapping paper to add a splash of color. Supplies will be provided. Free. Advance sign-up is requested. For adults and teens, too.

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12/04/2014
6:30 PM

The Bonesetter's Daughter

bonesetters daughterPage Turners − with Director April Judge
The Bonesetter’s Daughter • by Amy Tan
No sign-up is needed. Just come!

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12/06/2014
3:30 PM

No One Writes to the Colonel

No One WritesSaturday Samplers – with Evelyn Fischel
No One Writes to the Colonel • by Gabriel García Márquez
No sign-up is needed. Just come!

Click here to visit the Saturday Samplers book group blog.

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12/07/2014
3:00 PM

Sundays at Three: The History of Jazz through Song

Gordon JamesTrumpeter, flugelhornist and vocalist Gordon James and his quartet will take listeners on a journey through the different eras of jazz with words and song. This lecture and performance will cover the origins of jazz music, Ragtime, the Blues, Dixieland Jazz, the Big Band Era and include big band singers, Latin Jazz, Bebop, Cool Jazz, Jazz Fusion and Smooth Jazz. Funded by the Friends of the Bernardsville Library. Free. No sign-up is needed. Just come! Doors open at 2:45 pm.

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12/08/2014
7:00 PM

Tech Update: Open Source Software

What is open source software and who can benefit from using it? Because many open source programs can be obtained at no cost or at a very low cost while purchasing software and upgrades is expensive, many people choose to use open source for their word processing, spreadsheet and web design needs. It is reliable, free and secure. In this program taught by Programs Plus, a software training company, learn how to take advantage of easily accessible open source software. Free. Advance sign-up is requested.

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12/09/2014
3:30 PM

Bernards High School Madrigal Ensemble

music notesThe Bernards High School Madrigals, under the direction of Matthew LaPine, will fill the library with beautiful holiday music. Join us for the music and cookies compliments of the Friends of the Bernardsville Library.  Free. Just drop by and enjoy. No sign-up is needed.

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12/09/2014
7:00 PM

Gluten-Free Holidays

gluten-freeNicole Cerillo, RD, Celiac Program Clinical Coordinator at the Kogan Celiac Center of Barnabas Health, will speak about going gluten-free for the holidays and how to navigate the diet (and all those holiday parties) with ease. Ms. Cerillo will share some great tips about how to create simple, healthy gluten-free dishes that the whole family will enjoy. Recipes and samples will be provided. There will also be a brief overview of the signs, symptoms, current diagnostics, labeling laws, and the basics of managing Celiac disease. Free. Advance sign-up is requested.

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12/11/2014
7:00 PM

Key In: 7 Keys to Transform Your Life

Keyed-In-CoverMeet Bernardsville author and lifestyle coach Carla Hugo who recently published Keyed In: 7 Keys To Transform Your Life, as well as her editor and Bernardsville Middle School English teacher Kimberly Flynn. Self-improvement has never been so easy when the keys are revealed, the stories are shared, and an action plan is in place. At this program, Ms. Hugo will address some of the common challenges, talk about solutions, and include a glimpse into the lives of clients who utilize these keys. Go home with strategies to implement immediately. The book will be available for purchase and signing. Free. Advance sign-up is requested.

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01/27/2015
10:30 AM

Etched in Sand

Etched in SandMemoirs & Coffee – with Pat Kennedy-Grant
Etched in Sand: A True Story of Five Siblings Who Survived an Unspeakable Childhood on Long Island • Regina Calcaterra
No sign-up is needed. Just come!

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