The rules for starting and registering a new business in New Jersey are always changing, and attendees will receive the most up-to-date information from experts who can answer all their questions. Learn about different business structures; how to register a small business; legal entity registration; how to report business income; and more. Presented by Taxation University (a unit of the New Jersey Division of Taxation) and the NJ State Library. Free. Advance sign-up is required. Click here to sign up.
Memoirs & Coffee – with Pat Kennedy-Grant Daring To Drive: A Woman’s Awakening (2017) • Manal Al-Sharif An intimate memoir by a devout woman from a modest family in Saudi Arabia who became the unexpected leader of a courageous movement to support women’s right to drive. No sign-up is needed. Just come!
Join us to watch “The Time Traveler’s Wife” (2009) about a Chicago librarian who has a gene that causes him to involuntarily time travel, creating complications in his 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.
On view: January 2-30, 2018 Basking Ridge resident Claudia Slater is a self-taught multimedia artist. Coming from a family of artists, at a young age she loved drawing people and was able to capture her subjects with striking accuracy. Her art consists mostly of flowers, portraits and has recently transitioned into fantasy. She says of her painting: “I paint many large flowers and incorporate women in some, as the woman’s form seems to fit with the flower. I love painting the delicate … Continue reading
From step counters and heart-rate monitors to calorie counters and food planners, we will talk about some of the many options available to those who want to use technology to improve their fitness. It doesn’t matter whether you’re already a gym rat or just looking for the motivation to get off the couch, there is an app for you! Free. Advance sign-up is requested. Click here to sign up. [This class will also be held at Bernards Township Library on Thursday, … 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! We begin 2018 with a peek into each workshop in the series to whet your appetite for a year of inspiration! Professional Inspirer Andrea Mastrobattista will join us via Skype as she recounts her own journey of healing, and she will help you discover how to use these three steps to help live your own most fulfilling and … Continue reading
On view: February 2-27, 2018 Opening Reception: Friday, February 2, 4:00-7:00 pm This photo shows “then,” what is it now? This fascinating exhibit of photographs explores views of the town as it once was and as it is now. Images from the Library’s Local History Room photo files, in some cases taken over a century ago, are paired with a recent view. This program is made possible, in part, by the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State through … Continue reading
Saturday Samplers Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted (2011) • Justin Martin Best remembered for his landscape architecture, from New York’s Central Park to Boston’s Emerald Necklace to Stanford University’s campus, Olmsted was also an influential journalist, early voice for the environment, and abolitionist credited with helping dissuade England from joining the South in the Civil War. Free. No sign-up is needed.
Guitarist Joshua Breakstone’s unique “Cello-Quartet” is a collaboration of four well-known, veteran jazz players including, in addition to Mr. Breakstone, cellist Mike Richmond, bassist Lisle Atkinson, and drummer Andy Watson. The harmonizations of the strings—guitar, bass and cello—are stunning and a combination never before heard in jazz. This is a configuration that appeals to a broad audience from classical music lovers, to jazz lovers looking for something different, to guitar aficionados….While it’s definitely jazz, at the same time, it’s most … 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.