The History of Faircourt-This program is now closed.

April 30, 2016 by
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April 30, 2016 // Filed under Adult Programs, Events

04/30/2016 3:00 PM The History of Faircourt-This program is now closed.We’re sorry.  We have reached capacity for this program. Local historian W. Barry Thomson, co-author of the two-volume work, “New Jersey Country Houses: The Somerset Hills,” will present an illustrated talk about the fascinating history of “Faircourt”—the site of this year’s Homes of Distinction event. Faircourt, an exquisite Bernardsville estate once owned by the first in-laws of philanthropist Brooke Astor, is a Tuscan-style, 30,000 square-foot villa that sits on 15 acres … Continue reading

Carnaby St. Duo

May 1, 2016 by
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May 1, 2016 // Filed under Sundays at Three

05/01/2016 3:00 PM Carnaby St. DuoPete Bremy, Bass Guitar and Vocals (left); Chris Roselle, Guitar and Vocals (right) The Carnaby St. Duo will take listeners on a musical experience of the 1960’s and early 1970’s. Featuring music from the “British invasion” along with various American artists, the duo breathes new life into the songs that are fondly remembered as the cornerstones of popular music’s favorite era— from The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, The Moody Blues, The Who, The Dave Clark Five, The … Continue reading

Sundays at Three: The Carnaby St. Duo

May 1, 2016 by
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May 1, 2016 // Filed under Adult Programs, Events

05/01/2016 3:00 PM Sundays at Three: The Carnaby St. DuoFeaturing music from the “British invasion” along with various American artists, the Carnaby St. Duo breathes new life into the songs that are fondly remembered as the cornerstones of popular music’s favorite era—the 1960’s into the early 1970’s. Carnaby St. is living proof that this music is timeless and continues to appeal to people of all ages! Funded by the Friends of the Bernardsville Library. Click here for more information. Doors open at … Continue reading

Online Marketing for Busy Authors

May 5, 2016 by
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May 5, 2016 // Filed under Adult Programs, Events

05/05/2016 7:00 PM Online Marketing for Busy AuthorsEvery author’s online platform is his or her biggest asset, and creating one is vitally important for long-term success. In this program, Fauzia Burke, author of Online Marketing for Busy Authors and founder/president of FSB Associates, the premier online publicity, marketing and branding firm for books and authors, will describe which efforts are worth your time and which ones are a distraction. The information will be relevant for authors and those who advise authors (publishers, agents or … Continue reading

Programming Club

May 6, 2016 by
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May 6, 2016 // Filed under Adult Programs, Events

05/06/2016 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Programming ClubWhether you are looking to learn, improve, collaborate, get help, or just share your passion for code, come to our Programming Club. Paul Becker,  who has taught Game Design in Unreal at Fairleigh Dickinson and co-owns a fledgling game and software development company, Blindhack Software, with his brother will coordinate. All knowledge levels welcome; for teens on up. Participants should bring a laptop. Any operating system is acceptable (Windows, Mac, Linux). The group meets … Continue reading

Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

May 7, 2016 by
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May 7, 2016 // Filed under Book Discussions, Events

05/07/2016 3:30 PM Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?Saturday Samplers – with Evelyn Fischel Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? A Memoir (2014) • Roz Chast No sign-up is needed. Just come! Click here to visit the Saturday Samplers book group blog. Read more…

Women in Balance

May 11, 2016 by
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May 11, 2016 // Filed under Adult Programs, Events

05/11/2016 7:00 PM Women in BalanceIt’s time to reclaim balance, sleep, and vitality…naturally. This program is for women who crave more energy and vitality in their daily lives. Denise Melito, a Board Certified Integrative Nutrition and Wellness Consultant, will lead a simple, effective strategy session to help women who want to feel happier, healthier, lighter and full of energy. Participants will have the opportunity to identify symptoms of hormone imbalance, learn strategies to start making sustainable changes and start feeling better than … Continue reading

Monthly Meditations

May 13, 2016 by
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May 13, 2016 // Filed under Adult Programs, Events

05/13/2016 10:00 AM Monthly MeditationsFollow through on your intention to learn and practice meditation. We will explore different types of meditation with a time of sharing to follow for those who are so inclined. First timers and those with any meditation experience are welcome. This meditation program is led by Mary Bodenstein and Jean Leigh. Free. No sign-up is needed. Read more…

Saturday Crafters

May 14, 2016 by
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May 14, 2016 // Filed under Adult Programs, Events

05/14/2016 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…

Homes of Distinction 2016

May 15, 2016 by
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May 15, 2016 // Filed under Adult Programs, Events

05/15/2016 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Homes of Distinction 2016Faircourt, an exquisite Bernardsville estate once owned by the first in-laws of philanthropist Brooke Astor, will be the setting for the 2016 Homes of Distinction reception and silent auction. The home is so stunning it was featured in the November 2015 issue of Architectural Digest! Mark your calendars now for Sunday, May 15 and buy your tickets at the Library Circulation Desk. Click here to download a response card.  Click here for more … Continue reading

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