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!
A selection of reading material on the topic of September 11 is currently on display in the nonfiction wing. Please browse and borrow.
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
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,” 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
“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. 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
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.
Every year the American Library Association celebrates our freedom to read by observing Banned Books Week. This year’s observation takes place Sept. 25-Oct. 2, and Bernardsville Public Library is marking the occasion with a special book display featuring a large quantity of books which have been banned or challenged at one time by certain schools, governments, and organizations, both in America and around the world. To read more about the history of banned books, please refer to the ALA’s information sheets. Our … Continue reading
Nancy Pearl’s your girl if you should find yourself overcome with lust in the library…lust for books, that is. Ms. Pearl is one of the preeminent readers’ advisory librarians in the United States and the author of a book suggestion series which includes the titles Book Lust, More Book Lust, and Book Crush. She blogs, tweets and speaks her lust for books at gatherings all over the country and appears regularly on NPR’s “Morning Edition” to discuss book topics. Bernardsville Public … Continue reading