Born a Crime

October 24, 2017 by
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10/24/2017 10:30 AM Born a CrimeMemoirs & Coffee – with Pat Kennedy-Grant Born A Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood (2016) • Trevor Noah The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime story of one man’s coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed. No sign-up is needed. Just come! Read more…

Yoga Basics

October 24, 2017 by
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10/24/2017 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Yoga BasicsSuitable 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. This is a six-week session on Tuesdays, October 24-December 5 (no class on 11/7). The total cost for the session is $35.00. Please bring a yoga mat; a yoga blanket is … Continue reading

Developing a Growth Mindset: How to Put Your Child on a Path to Independence

October 24, 2017 by
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10/24/2017 7:00 PM Developing a Growth Mindset: How to Put Your Child on a Path to IndependenceWhat does it mean to have a growth mindset? The research behind growth and fixed mindsets is relatively new, but the concept has quickly permeated the education landscape as a whole. Learn the difference between fixed and growth mindsets, and how they differ from just being open-minded. Sweety Janani, owner and instructor at Kumon of Bernardsville, along with Brittany Stedtler of Kumon No. America, … Continue reading

Friday Afternoon Movie: “Fences”

October 27, 2017 by
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10/27/2017 2:00 PM Friday Afternoon Movie: "Fences"Join us to watch “Fences” (2017), the movie adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by August Wilson starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis. Some people build fences to keep people out — and other people build fences to keep people in. Set in 1950s Pittsburgh, the film takes a passionate look at former Negro-league baseball player Troy Maxson (Washington) as he fights to provide for those he loves in a world that threatens to … Continue reading

Friends of the Library Fall Bash

October 27, 2017 by
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10/27/2017 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Friends of the Library Fall BashEnjoy hors d’oeuvres and dinner at the fabulous Bernards Inn along with music and dancing, a 50/50, and silent auction.  All proceeds benefit the library. Tickets are $95/person and are available at the library or online. Click here to purchase tickets online and thank you for your support! Read more…

Tea and Conversation with M. J. Rose

October 29, 2017 by
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10/29/2017 2:00 PM Tea and Conversation with M. J. RoseJulie Maloney of Women Reading Aloud will conduct an up close and personal interview with New York Times best-selling author M. J. Rose. Her most recent book is “The Library of Light and Shadow” (2017). Ms. Rose has written 18 novels and is the founder of AuthorBuzz, the first marketing firm for authors. She believes “mystery and magic are all around us, but we are too often too busy to notice…Books that … Continue reading

A Small Thing But My Own: Photographs by Jim DelGiudice

October 30, 2017 by
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10/30/2017 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM A Small Thing But My Own: Photographs by Jim DelGiudiceNot One More Step! On view: October 3-30, 2017 A lifetime New Jersey resident, exhibitor Jim DelGiudice picked up a camera for the first time in 1979 and has been documenting the local scene ever since. This show consists of a set of mostly unexhibited and unpublished pictures with surprising details. At once ironic and sentimental in nature, they’ve provided Mr. DelGiudice, a resident of Basking Ridge, … Continue reading

Just Kids

November 4, 2017 by
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11/04/2017 10:30 AM Just KidsSaturday Samplers Just Kids (2010) • Patti Smith The legendary American artist offers a never-before-seen glimpse of her remarkable relationship with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. No sign-up is needed. Just come! [Please note new start time.] Read more…

Our Favorite Apps for Kids

November 6, 2017 by
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11/06/2017 10:30 AM Our Favorite Apps for KidsMeet our favorite educational (and fun) apps! Make the most of your child’s screen time with tips, tricks, and the latest professional guidelines. Free. Advance sign-up is required. Click here to sign up.  [This class will also be held at Bernards Township Library on Monday, November 13 at 7:00 pm.] Read more…

Firestorm: The Russian Revolution of 1917

November 8, 2017 by
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11/08/2017 7:00 PM Firestorm: The Russian Revolution of 1917Bernardsville residents Bill and Monica Oliver and Lebanon resident Elizabeth Guest will lead a discussion on the importance of the Russian Revolution of 1917. They will comment on some of the considerable literature available, as well as offer personal insights from their two-week trip to Moscow and St. Petersburg in September. In addition, Ms. Guest will touch on the life of her grandfather, Erast Geacintov, a young officer in the Tsar’s army … Continue reading

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