NJ Makers Day 2017

March 25, 2017 by
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03/25/2017 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM NJ Makers Day 2017Celebrate and share maker culture. On this day, entrepreneurs, small business owners and young professionals, as well as children, teens and parents from across the state will share their enthusiasm for and interest in the culture of making and creating. At the library, we’ll have many activities—both techie and artistic—for people in all age groups. Try your hand at printmaking and woodworking; write with a 3-D pen; use our button maker; … Continue reading

Book Origami Workshop on Makers Day

March 25, 2017 by
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03/25/2017 2:30 PM Book Origami Workshop on Makers DayJoin Earl Hicks and learn to create book origami—an altered book with a heart inside and a work of art to take home with you. Space is limited and advance registration is required. This workshop is for teens and adults. Click here to sign-up. Read more…

Saturday Crafters

March 25, 2017 by
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03/25/2017 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…

Tea and Conversation with Tina Kelley

March 26, 2017 by
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03/26/2017 2:00 PM Tea and Conversation with Tina KelleyTina Kelley Julie Maloney of Women Reading Aloud will conduct an up close and personal interview with poet Tina Kelley whose third poetry collection, “Abloom and Awry,” is coming out in April 2017. She has also published two other collections, “Precise” and “The Gospel of Galore.” She won the 2014 New Jersey Poets Prize. Ms. Kelley co-authored “Almost Home: Helping Kids Move from Homelessness to Hope” (2012), a national bestseller. She was a … Continue reading

Inspirations from the Natural World by Lisa Madson

March 27, 2017 by
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03/27/2017 10:00 AM Inspirations from the Natural World by Lisa MadsonRiver #1 On view: March 1-27, 2017 An artist from an early age, Lisa Madson learned drawing from her mother while her father taught her geology. The works in this show use a combination of drawing, mapping, printing and painting that reflects these early influences. “We are often mesmerized by the beauty of the world around us,” she says, “And these works utilize patterns and colors inspired by the natural world.” … Continue reading

Empty Mansions

March 28, 2017 by
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03/28/2017 10:30 AM Empty MansionsMemoirs & Coffee – with Pat Kennedy-Grant Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune (2013) • Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newell, Jr. No sign-up is needed. Just come! Read more…

Preschool Meet and Greet

March 28, 2017 by
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03/28/2017 4:30 PM – 6:45 PM Preschool Meet and GreetAre you wondering how to select a pre-school that’s just right for your child? Come to our Preschool Meet and Greet where you can talk to representatives from local preschools, gather information, and ask questions about programs and curricula. Free. No sign-up is needed. Read more…

Finding the Best Preschool for Your Child

March 28, 2017 by
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03/28/2017 7:00 PM Finding the Best Preschool for Your ChildPreschool Advantage, a non-profit organization, will present “Finding the Best Preschool for Your Child–And Not Letting It Break Your Bank.” This session will follow the “Preschool Meet and Greet” and help parents better understand the importance of a preschool education, how it differs from childcare, whether children qualify for a public program, the various private options, and how to select and budget for a high-quality school. The session also will explore … Continue reading

Make YOUR Difference

March 29, 2017 by
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03/29/2017 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. While you might see your differences as flaws or weaknesses, the truth is you can make them your greatest strengths. Come … Continue reading

There’s (Another) App for That? Making LinkedIn Mobile Work for You

March 30, 2017 by
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03/30/2017 10:30 AM There's (Another) App for That? Making LinkedIn Mobile Work for YouSince the redesign of LinkedIn Mobile in January 2016, the app has gotten better…gotten worse…and definitely gotten more complicated by being split into the LinkedIn Mobile App “Suite.” Get a refresher on the basic app functionality and learn about what the new apps can do for you. Presenter: Alexandria Arnold This class will be held at Bernardsville Library on March 15th at 7:00 pm and at Bernards Township Library … Continue reading

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