Educated: A Memoir

September 25, 2018 by
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Memoirs & Coffee – with Pat Kennedy-Grant Educated: A Memoir (2018) • Tara Westover A universal coming-of-age story that gets to the heart of what an education is and what it offers: the perspective to see one’s life through new eyes, and the will to change it. Free. No sign-up is needed. Just come!

Conversation of Your Life

September 25, 2018 by
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Join us for a panel discussion about the “conversation of your life.” That’s the conversation to let your family, friends, or doctors understand and respect your end-of-life wishes through advance care planning. Panel members will be Dr. Beth Jameson, professor in the College of Nursing at Seton Hall University; Victor J. Medina from the Medina Law Group; Michael Badolato, Vice President/Director (NJ Lic. 4976) from Gallaway & Crane Funeral Home; and Paul Wry, Director of Sales for Holy Cross Cemetery. They will share their … Continue reading

Speak It! Believe It! Live It!

September 26, 2018 by
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Whatever your goal or mission in life, these three steps will help you reach your destination: Speak It! Believe It! Live It! Join Professional Inspirer Andrea Mastrobattista and discover how to use these three steps to help live your most fulfilling life. Now that you’ve started going outside your comfort zone, this month we’ll talk about what’s on your Can-Do list—the things that you want to do to enrich your life, but were afraid to try. You can do it … Continue reading

Hillsborough Digital Photographic Society

September 27, 2018 by
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On view September 4 – September 27, 2018 The images will illustrate the diverse interests and styles of members of the Hillsborough Digital Photographic Society who concentrate on learning the art and science of digital photography in a supportive environment. The club’s goal is to provide a forum where photographers of all skill levels meet to share their experience, knowledge, and passion for photography. The exhibition will be on view during regular library hours unless a meeting is in progress.

Meditation, Serenity

September 28, 2018 by
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Follow through on your intention to learn and practice meditation. We will explore different types of meditation with a time of sharing to follow for those who are so inclined. First timers and those with any meditation experience are welcome. This meditation program is led by Jean Leigh. Free. No sign-up is needed.

Friday Afternoon at the Movies: “JANE”

September 28, 2018 by
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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 … Continue reading

Serious Fun! Craft Beer Apps

October 3, 2018 by
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Intimidated by the Craft Beer craze? If you need help understanding the numerous choices, tracking your favorites, or finding an elusive brew, we will introduce you to some helpful beer apps. You will learn how Untappd allows you to share and explore the world of beer with your friends. Presenter: Laura Cole This class will be held at Bernardsville Library on October 3 at 7:00 pm and at Bernards Township Library on October 25 at 11:00 am. Click here to sign up.

Mary Shelley and “Frankenstein”

October 6, 2018 by
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Gillian Hettinger will join our Saturday Samplers book group to talk about Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, author of “Frankenstein,” her circle of famous friends and their scandalous lives. Mary was 17 when she began her relationship with the married and aristocratic poet, Percy Bysshe Shelley. Fleeing to France, the couple traveled across Europe and, in 1816, stayed in a castle on Lake Geneva with a group that included Lord Byron. It was Byron who suggested one rainy night that they all … Continue reading

Frankenstein

October 6, 2018 by
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Saturday Samplers Frankenstein (1818) • Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley At once a Gothic thriller, a passionate romance, and a cautionary tale about the dangers of science, Frankenstein tells the story of committed science student Victor Frankenstein who’s obsessed with discovering the cause of generation and life and bestowing animation upon lifeless matter. Gillian Hettinger will join us to examine the fascinating and scandalous lives of Mary Shelley, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and Lord Byron–all key figures of the Romantic era. No sign-up is needed. … Continue reading

“Recovering Wisdom,” Photos by Nick Sant Foster

October 7, 2018 by
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On view: September 30-October 30, 2018 Artist’s Reception: Sunday, October 7, 2:00-4:00 pm An exhibit of color photographs and quotes from the photographer / author’s unpublished book, “Recovering Wisdom.” Most of the photographs are of natural subjects with an emphasis on strong color. The quotes are about some of the fundamental issues explored in the process of spiritual growth. A working manuscript of the book is also available to view. Mr. Sant Foster was a freelance photographer associated with the Image … Continue reading

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