Friday Afternoon at the Movies: “Darkest Hour”

August 24, 2018 by
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Join us to watch “Darkest Hour” (2017), During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly appointed British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds. Stay afterwards for a short discussion of the film. 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.

Speak It! Believe It! Live It!

August 29, 2018 by
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Whatever your goal or mission in life, these three steps will help you reach your destination: Speak It! Believe It! Live It! Join Professional Inspirer Andrea Mastrobattista and discover how to use these three steps to help live your most fulfilling life. Much of achieving your goals is about doing things that are outside your comfort zone. At this workshop, you’ll be inspired by stories about people who did just that and are living the lives of their dreams. Advance … Continue reading

Portrait Drawings by Andrea K. Schneider

August 30, 2018 by
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On view: August 1-30, 2018 Drawing has always been Andrea Schneider’s first love. A Mendham resident, she says, “I love the feeling when the drawing media in my hand contacts the texture of the drawing surface. Knowledge of traditional drawing principles and acquiring the skills to draw well has been a lifelong pursuit. To me, all the formal elements of art that I love–line, value, shape, form, space and composition–all come together in a unique way in portraiture.”

Frankenstein

September 8, 2018 by
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Saturday Samplers Frankenstein (1818) • Mary Wollencraft Shelley At once a Gothic thriller, a passionate romance, and a cautionary tale about the dangers of science, Frankenstein tells the story of committed science student Victor Frankenstein who’s obsessed with discovering the cause of generation and life and bestowing animation upon lifeless matter. No sign-up is needed. Just come!

Educated: A Memoir

September 25, 2018 by
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Memoirs & Coffee – with Pat Kennedy-Grant Educated: A Memoir (2018) • Tara Westover A universal coming-of-age story that gets to the heart of what an education is and what it offers: the perspective to see one’s life through new eyes, and the will to change it. Free. No sign-up is needed. Just come!

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