Bernards High School Madrigal Ensemble

December 6, 2016 by
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12/06/2016 3:30 PM Bernards High School Madrigal EnsembleThe 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. Read more…

Give Your Holiday Cakes & Cookies a Professional Look

December 7, 2016 by
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12/07/2016 7:00 PM Give Your Holiday Cakes & Cookies a Professional LookLearn simple techniques to dress up your favorite holiday desserts with hand-painted chocolate holly leaves or sparkling white chocolate snowflakes. You’ll be surprised how easy it is. Taught by Youth Services Librarian Tammy Lee who’s been honing her baking skills since she was five years old. Please bring two sandwich size plastic containers to store your creations. All other materials will be supplied. For adults and teens too. Free. … Continue reading

Monthly Meditations

December 9, 2016 by
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12/09/2016 10:00 AM Monthly MeditationsFollow 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. Read more…

The Uncommon Reader

December 10, 2016 by
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12/10/2016 3:30 PM The Uncommon ReaderSaturday Samplers – with Evelyn Fischel The Uncommon Reader (2007) • Alan Bennett No sign-up is needed. Just come! Click here to visit the Saturday Samplers book group blog. Read more…

Sundays at Three: Rivers

December 11, 2016 by
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12/11/2016 3:00 PM Sundays at Three: RiversJoin us for an afternoon of original music by the band Rivers. The all-acoustic trio will be performing a selection of previously released and unreleased music. Rivers’ “soul folk” is splashed with different eras of country, blues and funk music. With strong vocals, their raw sound comes from traditional instruments, implementing upright bass, guitar, banjo and percussion. A smattering of genre-bending sounds, Rivers is an experience unlike anything else. This is a free concert funded by … Continue reading

“Rivers” in Free Concert

December 11, 2016 by
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12/11/2016 3:00 PM "Rivers" in Free ConcertJoin Rivers, Sunday, December 11, at 3:00 pm for an afternoon of original music. Hailing from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Rivers is a full-time band, performing over 300 shows throughout 2015 and 2016. The all-acoustic trio will be performing a selection of previously released and unreleased music. Rivers’ “soul folk” is splashed with different eras of country, blues and funk music. With strong vocals, their raw sound comes from traditional instruments, implementing upright bass, guitar, banjo and … Continue reading

Paper Holiday Wreath Workshop

December 14, 2016 by
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12/14/2016 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM Paper Holiday Wreath WorkshopUse wrapping paper and construction paper to create a unique holiday wreath with a splash of color—a perfect gift for the holidays. After learning the process from staff member and artist Laura Shabazz, you can make more at home using scrapbook paper, magazine pages or more wrapping paper. Supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring your own colorful paper. Free. Space is limited to 12 participants and advance sign-up is required. … Continue reading

An Introduction to Champagne

December 15, 2016 by
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12/15/2016 7:00 PM An Introduction to ChampagneJoin food and wine writer Dr. Mark R. Vogel for a journey into the world of champagne!  Learn about the Champagne region of France, the grapes, and how champagne is made.  He’ll also review how to select, store and serve this fascinating wine, followed by a tasting of bubblies from around the globe. Dr. Vogel is a clinical psychologist, professionally trained chef, food and wine writer, lecturer, and novelist. Free. Space is limited and advance … Continue reading

Contemporary Photography: Unique Perspectives

December 30, 2016 by
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12/30/2016 5:00 PM Contemporary Photography: Unique PerspectivesMask by Marvin Cline On view: December 1-30, 2016 The New Jersey Photography Forum presents a juried show of thirty fine art photographs drawn from its core group known as the Exhibition Committee. Each of the artists has submitted a series of works based on a theme of their own choosing. The result is a series of mini-shows covering a wide range of diverse viewpoints and techniques and includes traditional photography, abstract images, image … Continue reading

The Female Face: Photographs by Jean Merrill

January 8, 2017 by
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01/08/2017 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM The Female Face: Photographs by Jean MerrillNaita, Maasai Chief’s Fifth Wife Opening Reception: January 8, 2017, 2:00-4:00 pm On view: January 4-30, 2017 Robert Capa once said “If your pictures aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough.” Ms. Merrill has been drawn to the inspiration, hope, despair, joy, sorrow, contemplation, and determination she sees in a woman’s or girl’s face, and she has tried to capture it in photographs. “It’s important to get close enough without … Continue reading

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