Online Safety

January 19, 2018 by
Filed under Adult Programs, Computer Classes, Events

The year 2017 may become known as “The Year of Ransomware” with over 200,000 computers worldwide being infected with the WannaCry and Petya ransomware viruses. Ryan McCloskey, President and CEO of Computer Sharp, will share general technology tips, best practices and online safety information to better protect all your devices in today’s digital world. Free. Advance sign-up is requested. Click here to sign up. [This class will also be held at Bernards Township Library on Friday, January 12 at 2:00 pm.]

Fifty Book Challenge

January 20, 2018 by
Filed under Adult Programs, Book Discussions, Events

Join our challenge to read fifty books in a year. The group meets several times a year 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.

Saturday Crafters

January 20, 2018 by
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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. [Please note our start time.]

How to Register a New Business in New Jersey

January 23, 2018 by
Filed under Adult Programs, Events

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.

Daring To Drive

January 23, 2018 by
Filed under Book Discussions, Events

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!

Fridays at the Movies: “The Time Traveler’s Wife”

January 26, 2018 by
Filed under Adult Programs, Events, Sundays at Three

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.

“Stories on Canvas” – Paintings by Claudia Slater

January 29, 2018 by
Filed under Displays & Exhibits, Events

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

Fitness & Diet Apps

January 30, 2018 by
Filed under Adult Programs, Computer Classes, Events

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

Speak it! Believe it! Live It!

January 31, 2018 by
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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! Join Professional Inspirer Andrea Mastrobattista as she recounts her journey of healing and discover how to use these three steps to help live your own most fulfilling and inspiring life. Free. Advance sign-up is requested. Click here to … Continue reading

Bernardsville “Then and Now”

February 2, 2018 by
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On view: February 2-27, 2017 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

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