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

08/24/2018
2:00 PM

Friday Afternoon at the Movies: "Darkest Hour"

Join us to watch “Darkest Hour” (2017), During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly appointed British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds. 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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09/23/2018
3:00 PM

Sundays at Three: Zydeco Revelators

Join us for a free concert with Zydeco Revelators—hot, Louisiana-inspired dance music with sweet Cajun accordion, electric guitar, groovy rhythm, and that cool metal rub-board vest. You’ll feel like dancing in the aisles, and you’ll learn about the unique, vibrant cultures of Southwest Louisiana. Performing will be Phil Passantino, accordion and vocals; Keith Vukan, bass and vocals; Lawrence Ochs, guitar; Lou Selmi, drums and vocals; and Sal Carollo, rubboard. Sundays at Three concerts are funded by gifts to the Friends of the Bernardsville Library. Free. Doors open at 2:45 pm. No sign-up is needed.

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09/28/2018
2:00 PM

Friday Afternoon at the Movies: "Jane"

Join us to watch “Jane” (2017), an unprecedented, intimate portrait of Jane Goodall — a trailblazer who defied the odds to become one of the world’s most admired conservationists. Drawing from over 100 hours of never-before-seen footage tucked away in the National Geographic archives for over 50 years, award-winning director Brett Morgen tells the story of JANE, a woman whose chimpanzee research challenged the male-dominated scientific consensus of her time and revolutionized our understanding of the natural world. 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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10/26/2018
2:00 PM

Friday Afternoon at the Movies: "The Shape of Water"

Join us to watch “The Shape of Water” (2017),  an other-worldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment. 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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