Work on your own projects, get tips and chat with the group. You’ll also find out about new library craft resources. Free. No sign-up is needed.
Julie Maloney, poet, writer, and founder/director of Women Reading Aloud, a non-profit organization dedicated to the support of women writers, will talk about her newly published book, A Matter of Chance. Heather Gudenkauf, New York Times bestselling author, wrote about the book, A Matter of Chance captures the desperate heartache of a mother’s unthinkable loss in haunting, beautiful prose. Maloney’s vividly etched characters immediately drew me into this suspenseful, emotionally stirring novel. A Matter of Chance is not to be missed.” Ms. Maloney has been the … Continue reading
Nolan Asch will speak about Alexander Hamilton—political influencer, trusted advisor, steadfast soldier, and respected lawyer. Hear a revealing and insightful talk on Hamilton’s life, his career, and his contributions to some of our most important institutions. Mr. Asch is a 1971 graduate of Columbia University (Hamilton’s school) with a minor in History. He is one of only seven official national Alexander Hamilton Advocates according to the Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society (AHA). AHA was one of three historical consultants that Lin-Manuel Miranda used in the … Continue reading
Memoirs & Coffee – with Pat Kennedy-Grant Dying: A Memoir (2016) • Cory Taylor Written by one of Australia’s celebrated novelists, this is a breathtaking book about vulnerability and strength, courage and humility, anger and acceptance. It is a deeply affecting meditation on dying, but it is also a funny and wise tribute to life. No sign-up is needed. Just come!
Suitable for all students, this class offers an integrated sequence of poses designed to warm up the body and then work toward a specific intention within the natural movements of the spine. Pranayama (breath work) and a final deep relaxation are integral to every class. The revised dates for this six-week session are Tuesdays, April 24-May 29. The total cost for the session is $35.00. Please bring a yoga mat; a yoga blanket is helpful, although not required. This program is a partnership … Continue reading
Find out how to take steps to protect your landscape and our community from potentially devastating insects and diseases such as the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). Dr. Neil Hendrickson, Ph.D, Northeast Technical Researcher at Bartlett Tree Research Laboratory, will talk about Emerald Ash Borer and other insects and diseases in our environment, such as Bacterial Leaf Scorch (BLS), the Gypsy Moth and Spotted Lantern Fly. This program is presented in partnership with the Bernardsville Shade Tree Committee. Free. Advance sign-up is requested. Click here … Continue reading
Whatever your goal or mission in life is, 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. This month’s focus is networking, often thought of as facing the horror of making your pitch in front of a room full of strangers. But it does not have to be a fear-inducing experience. Find out how networking … Continue reading
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 Mary Bodenstein and Jean Leigh. Free. No sign-up is needed.
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 … Continue reading
On view: April 2-29, 2018 Terri Fraser, a resident of Annandale, NJ, is an emerging artist. While she has always been skilled and trained in art, she has only been painting and showing her work consistently since 2014. In recent years, she has studied with Valeri Larko, a realist painter, and Wes Sherman, who allowed her to explore more abstract and daring approaches to painting. The combination of influences from these two artists is apparent in Ms. Fraser’s work. “Most of my work is … Continue reading