Friends’ Concerts & Programs

Members of the Friends of the Bernardsville Public Library spend a significant amount of time each year interviewing, auditioning, selecting and funding extraordinary programs. The Sundays at Three concerts begin at 3:00 pm. Doors open at 2:45 pm. Attendance is free and registration is not required; just come and enjoy!

Upcoming Events

02/23/2018
2:00 PM

Friday Afternoon at the Movies: "Sense & Sensibility"

Join us to watch “Sense and Sensibility” (1995), the British-American period drama film directed by Ang Lee and based on Jane Austen’s 1811 novel of the same name. Actress Emma Thompson wrote the script and stars as Elinor Dashwood, while Kate Winslet plays Elinor’s younger sister Marianne. The story follows the Dashwood sisters, members of a wealthy English family of landed gentry, as they must deal with circumstances of sudden destitution. They are forced to seek financial security through marriage. Our Friday afternoon movie series is funded by gifts to the Friends of the Bernardsville Library. Free. Advance sign-up is requested, but not required. Click here to sign up.

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03/23/2018
2:00 PM

Friday Afternoon at the Movies: "The Wizard of Oz"

Join us to watch “The Wizard of Oz” (1939), the beloved icon of American popular culture notable for its use of technicolor, fantasy storytelling, musical score, and memorable characters. Widely considered to be one of the greatest films in cinema history, it stars Judy Garland and was nominated for six Academy Awards. Stay afterwards to chat about the film. Our Friday afternoon movie series is funded by gifts to the Friends of the Bernardsville Library. Free. Advance sign-up is requested, but not required. Click here to sign up.

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04/27/2018
2:00 PM

Fridays at the Movies: "The Light Between Oceans"

Join us to watch “The Light Between Oceans” (2016), a romantic period drama film based on the 2012 novel of the same name by M. L. Stedman.  Starring Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander, the film tells the story of a lighthouse keeper and his wife who rescue and adopt an infant girl adrift at sea. Years later, the couple discovers the child’s true parentage and are faced with the moral dilemma of their actions. Stay afterwards for a short discussion of the film. Our Friday afternoon movie series is funded by gifts to the Friends of the Bernardsville Library. Free. Advance sign-up is requested, but not required. Click here to sign up.

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04/29/2018
3:00 PM

Sundays at Three: Fieldstone Early Music Ensemble

The Fieldstone Early Music Ensemble will present a program of baroque music for woodwinds. These three outstanding virtuoso performers use period instruments–baroque flute, oboe, and bassoon, as well as recorders. Together they have a lifetime of study of historical performance practice of the Renaissance, Baroque, and Classical eras. This free concert is funded by gifts to the Friends of the Bernardsville Library. Doors open at 2:45 pm. No sign-up is needed.

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