Dr. Seuss!

March 6, 2012 by
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During this month of March we are celebrating Dr. Seuss. His joyful, creative output is on full view in the lobby for all to enjoy. Entitled “Dr. Seuss!,” this display combines many wonderful Seuss favorites along with lesser known books for adults and additional biographies. Audiobooks and film versions of his stories are also included. Theodor Seuss Geisel was born on March 2, 1904, and this year marks the 75th anniversary of the publication of his first children’s book, “And … Continue reading

Black History Month Displays at Bernardsville Library

February 2, 2012 by
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[sws_divider_line] Black History Month at Bernardsville Library is being observed with book displays in both the Biography and Youth Services sections. A variety of picture books for young readers are showcased in the children’s area along with a posterboard featuring one new fact a day about Black History Month. Come by and learn a thing or two while enjoying these great kids books. Bernardsville Library’s Biography section now offers a month-long display showcasing many interesting books on the lives of … Continue reading

Ready, Set, Knit/Crochet!

January 11, 2012 by
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Before the first snowflakes fall, be sure to visit Bernardsville Library’s “Knit Up A Storm This Winter” display featuring our knit and crochet books. You’ll find lots of great ideas and patterns in these attractive books geared to creating the latest in handmade fashion, home decor and toys. Wander over to this display in our nonfiction section, borrow a book, and get started with your projects right now.

Breast Cancer Awareness Display

October 11, 2011 by
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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

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