Friday Afternoon Movie: “Paths of Glory”

September 22, 2017 by
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09/22/2017 2:00 PM Friday Afternoon Movie: "Paths of Glory"Join us to watch “Paths of Glory” (1957) starring Kirk Douglas, and linger afterwards to discuss it with the group. The movie, directed by Stanley Kubrick, is among the most powerful antiwar films ever made. Douglas stars as a World War I French colonel who goes head-to-head with the army’s ruthless top brass when his men are accused of cowardice after being unable to carry out an impossible mission. It’s a haunting, … Continue reading

Bingo Night!

September 22, 2017 by
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09/22/2017 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

Saturday Crafters

September 23, 2017 by
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09/23/2017 11:00 AM Saturday CraftersWork on your own projects, get tips and chat with the group. You’ll also find out about new library craft resources. Bring your leftover yarn to this meeting, and we’ll have a yarn exchange. Any unclaimed yarn will be donated to the VNA rummage sale in October. Free. No sign-up is needed. [Please note our start time.] Read more…

Meet Carolyn Murnick, Author of “The Hot One”

September 24, 2017 by
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09/24/2017 3:00 PM Meet Carolyn Murnick, Author of "The Hot One"Carolyn Murnick, author of “The Hot One,” a compelling murder mystery and an affecting portrait of female friendship, will talk about her newly published book with Taffy Brodesser-Akner, a New York Times and New York Times Magazine staff writer. Growing up in Bernardsville, Carolyn and her friend Ashley were inseparable, but as teenagers they began to drift apart. Carolyn ended up at Columbia University, and Ashley moved to Los Angeles, where her … Continue reading

Hillbilly Elegy

September 26, 2017 by
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09/26/2017 10:30 AM Hillbilly ElegyMemoirs & Coffee – with Pat Kennedy-Grant Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis  (2016) • J.D.Vance No sign-up is needed. Just come! Read more…

Egypt: Sands of Time, Part II

September 26, 2017 by
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09/26/2017 7:00 PM Egypt: Sands of Time, Part IIGreat Obelisk of Ramses II In this, the second part of the “Sands of Time” program on ancient Egypt, Dr. Doug Munch will discuss the prominence of the Egyptian gods and the development and use of a written language. Both played critical roles in recorded ancient Egyptian history as we understand it today. Audience members will also learn how to read some hieroglyphs. Dr. Munch’s photographs will help to illustrate this talk. Free. … Continue reading

Gardening Apps

September 27, 2017 by
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09/27/2017 2:00 PM Gardening AppsWhat is that leaf and why is it brown? Apps to help your garden grow. Gardening apps are sprouting up as fast as weeds in summer. From planning to planting, we’ll take an eclectic look at free and low-cost apps for amateurs and experienced gardeners alike. Got an app you love?—let’s talk about that too! Free. Advance sign-up is required. Click here to sign up. [This class will also be held at Bernards Township Library on … Continue reading

Connections: Pastels by Linda Schwartz

September 28, 2017 by
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09/28/2017 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Connections: Pastels by Linda SchwartzJumbo Gumballs On view: September 5-28, 2017 Warren resident Linda Schwartz has been interested in drawing since childhood and took photography, pottery and sculpture classes in college. She has studied portraiture and painting with Enrique Flores-Galbis, Andrea Gianchiglia and Anne Kullaf at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey in Summit and the Center for Contemporary Art in Bedminster. Her work has been shown in juried and solo shows in … Continue reading

Sundays At Three: NJ Chamber Players

October 1, 2017 by
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10/01/2017 3:00 PM Sundays At Three: NJ Chamber PlayersMetropolitan Orchestra of New Jersey Chamber Players, consisting of principal musicians of the orchestra, will perform well-known classical and light classical selections including works by Mozart, Beethoven, and Gershwin. Our musicians will be Ashley Horne and Dustin Weinstein on violin, Peggy Reynolds on viola, and James Celestino on cello. Doors open at 2:45 pm. Free. This concert is funded by the Friends of the Bernardsville Library. No sign-up is needed. Read more…

A Small Thing But My Own: Photographs by Jim DelGiudice

October 3, 2017 by
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10/03/2017 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 Artist’s Reception: Sunday, October 8, 2:00-4:00 pm 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 … Continue reading

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