Bingo Night!

January 20, 2017 by
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01/20/2017 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Bingo Night!The Friends of Bernardsville Public Library are sponsoring a fun-filled night of bingo, right in the library’s Community Room. From 6:30 to 9:00 pm, everyone is invited to join the fun. Bring your friends and family as we play 15 games for cash and special prizes valued from $10 to $100. Admission ($25 at the door) includes a game booklet with 3 game cards good for all games played, an ink stamper and snacks/drinks. … Continue reading

Fifty Book Challenge

January 21, 2017 by
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01/21/2017 3:00 PM Fifty Book ChallengeJoin our challenge to read fifty books in a year. The group meets quarterly for reading suggestions, feedback and refreshments. Link here to our 50 Book Challenge resources. New members are always welcome. Free. Click here to email Pat Kennedy-Grant to receive meeting reminders and other information. Read more…

Saturday Crafters

January 21, 2017 by
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01/21/2017 3:00 PM Saturday CraftersWork 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. Read more…

West with the Night

January 24, 2017 by
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01/24/2017 10:30 AM West with the NightMemoirs & Coffee – with Pat Kennedy-Grant West with the Night (1983) • Beryl Markham Circling the Sun (2015) • Paula McLain No sign-up is needed. Just come! Read more…

Remember the Ladies

January 24, 2017 by
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01/24/2017 7:00 PM Remember the LadiesDressed as Abigail Adams, Carol Simon Levin will perform a “collective biography” highlighting influential women and events in American history. From Adams, who famously wrote to her husband John asking that the Continental Congress “remember the ladies,” Ms. Levin will look ahead to Dolly Madison and then to the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848, to the 1920 passage of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote, and to pioneering women politicians. Her recently … Continue reading

Make YOUR Difference

January 25, 2017 by
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01/25/2017 7:00 PM Make YOUR DifferenceEven though it doesn’t feel like it at times, you absolutely have the ability to make a positive difference in the world. Throughout this workshop series, Professional Inspirer Andrea Mastrobattista will help you uncover what makes you unique and then cultivate those talents and skills so that you are making YOUR difference every day. In this first meeting of the year, we will demystify the notion that being different is scary or wrong. Come to this … Continue reading

Sundays at Three: Blue Jersey Band

January 29, 2017 by
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01/29/2017 3:00 PM Sundays at Three: Blue Jersey BandBlue Jersey Band brings an eclectic mix of swing, jazz, bluegrass, and gypsy jazz to their performances. There’s something for everyone in tunes from the 1920s, ’30s, ’40s, ’50s, and ’60s. With Frank Ruck on mandolin, guitar and vocals, Ellen Ruck on guitar and vocals, and John Burton on bass guitar, they provide a lively, swinging afternoon of music. This free concert is funded by the Friends of the Bernardsville Library. Doors … Continue reading

Jersey Blue Band: Sundays at Three

January 29, 2017 by
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01/29/2017 3:00 PM Jersey Blue Band: Sundays at ThreeBlue Jersey Band brings an eclectic mix of swing, jazz, blues, bluegrass, gypsy jazz to their performances. With Frank Ruck on mandolin, guitar and vocals, Ellen Ruck on guitar and vocals, and John Burton on bass guitar, they provide a lively, swinging afternoon of music. The band’s influences include Django Reinhardt, Tony Rice, David Grisman, and Freddie Green.  They have played for Musikfest, Albert Music Hall, Communiversity, Cafe Improv, New England Folk … Continue reading

The Female Face: Photographs by Jean Merrill

January 30, 2017 by
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01/30/2017 10:00 AM The Female Face: Photographs by Jean MerrillNaita, Maasai Chief’s Fifth Wife 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 invading the privacy of the moment I see in the eyes … Continue reading

Welcome Neighbor: Sharing Cultural Art Traditions II

February 2, 2017 by
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02/02/2017 10:00 AM Welcome Neighbor: Sharing Cultural Art Traditions IICeltic Interlace by Patrick Gallagher On view: February 2-27 (exact dates may change due to inclement weather) Organized by the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission as a touring show, this exhibition features 2- and 3-D indigenous artworks created by diverse New Jersey artists representing their ethnic cultural traditions, accompanied by background text on each featured art form. Among the indigenous art traditions on display will be Hungarian felt making; Celtic interlace; … Continue reading

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