Breast Cancer Awareness Display

October 11, 2011 by
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October 11, 2011 // Filed under Blog

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Bernardsville Library has marked the occasion with an extensive and interesting display of books on the topic. You’ll find first-hand accounts from survivors, information on newer therapies, plus accounts from families and friends who have supported women through their diagnoses and treatment.  Novels as well as teen and children’s books are also included in the display.  Please stop by the library rotunda to see what it’s all about.

Banned Books Week

September 28, 2011 by
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September 28, 2011 // Filed under Blog

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Celebrate the right to read; stop by our display of historically banned and challenged books to highlight the annual observation of Banned Books Week.  You might be surprised at what you see there.  Would you expect to see James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl among these books?  How about The Lorax by Dr. Seuss?  Banned or challenged books by Truman Capote, Isabel Allende, Ray Bradbury, John Irving and other authors are on display and available for check out.  … Continue reading

Staff Picks to Pick Up

September 22, 2011 by
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September 22, 2011 // Filed under Blog

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Stumped for a book to read and no time to browse?  Stop by the lobby display of Bernardsville Library Staff Picks loaded with items for all kinds of readers, including children.  There are many biographies, cookbooks, movies, music cds, audiobooks, fiction, nonfiction, and picture books from which to chose.  See what the staff recommends and share your suggestions, too.  It’s one-stop shopping, library style!

We Remember…

September 11, 2011 by
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September 11, 2011 // Filed under Blog

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A selection of reading material on the topic of September 11 is currently on display in the nonfiction wing. Please browse and borrow.

Authors from the Indian Subcontintent Featured

May 13, 2011 by
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May 13, 2011 // Filed under Blog

Bernardsville Public Library is currently featuring a colorful display of books by authors from the Indian Subcontinent.  Please stop by this new display in the lobby to browse from these wonderful works of fiction. Authors included in the display hail from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh.  The display offers an interesting variety of fiction including thrillers (Six Suspects), relational stories (Sister of My Heart and Secret Daughter), epic novels (The Moor’s Last Sigh and A Suitable Boy), short stories (In … Continue reading

The Brains Are On The Move

April 21, 2011 by
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April 21, 2011 // Filed under Blog

Don’t worry…you haven’t lost your mind!  The “Mind: Your Brain” book display has picked up roots and moved into the library rotunda at Bernardsville Public Library for an extended stay.  It seems that the brain is one organ that everybody gives a second thought to, and many of the books in this display have captured people’s interest.  You’ll be able to find most of the selections that were featured in the earlier lobby display and there is now an original Bernardsville … Continue reading

April is Autism Awareness Month

April 19, 2011 by
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April 19, 2011 // Filed under Blog

“April is Autism Awareness Month,” and Bernardsville Public Library has marked this observance with a special display.  Our Youth Services librarians have assembled a book display offering an informative collection of reading material. This display is located in the Parenting Corner at the entrance to the fiction wing. There you will find resources for adults and children which may help to identify, understand, and manage the range of behavior involved with autistic and Asperger’s disorders.  There are picture books for the very … Continue reading

Have You Had Your "Date" Yet?

April 17, 2011 by
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April 17, 2011 // Filed under Blog

“Go on a Blind Date with a Book”  is an on-going display at Bernardsville Public Library celebrating National Library Week.   It is designed to entice you, just like the concept behind a blind date, to take a chance on a book you might have overlooked before.  The display features beautifully wrapped packages tied up with red bows- all mysterious, all with the potential to excite and please you.  These “packages” are new fiction and nonfiction books, but they are … Continue reading

Mind Your Brain

March 3, 2011 by
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March 3, 2011 // Filed under Blog

Mind your brain. Stop by the new book display “Mind: Your Brain” at Bernardsville Public Library to browse the latest information on the brain, the mind.  Find books on neuroscience, brain disease and disorder, brain health and associated literature.  Read what it’s like to have a stroke in My Stroke of Insight, learn about bipolar and depressive conditions in The Unquiet Mind, key into what happens to your brain when you listen to music in the books This is Your Brain on … Continue reading

Feather Your Nest….

December 8, 2010 by
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December 8, 2010 // Filed under Blog

with some nice holiday reading at Bernardsville Public Library.  We have three different displays of books bound to bring cheer to this season of the year.  In addition, a special array of holiday movies has been put on display for easier browsing as well.

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