Have You Had Your "Date" Yet?

April 17, 2011 by
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“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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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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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.

Bernardsville Library Observes "Banned Books Week"

September 29, 2010 by
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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

Lust in the Library

September 21, 2010 by
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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

Michaele and Keiko Make a Splash at the Library

August 3, 2010 by
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Bernardsville youth services librarian Michaele Casey and library volunteer Keiko Matsuura have done it again…yet another great display for the children’s summer reading program! This year’s theme is “Make a Splash at Your Library” and the accompanying book display does just that.  Read more about this beautiful display by clicking here. Keiko constructed the sea figures and young diver from paper, fabric and paint, and it took her very special imagination to assemble them all into a magical underwater scene. … Continue reading

Kids: Dip Into Some Great Summer Reading!

June 30, 2010 by
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The first week of Bernardsville Public Library’s summer reading program has started with a SPLASH!  In fact, that’s the theme of the statewide reading program for children this summer – “Make a Splash at Your Library.” As you enter the library lobby, you will be immersed in a beautiful display created in part by library volunteer Keiko Matsuura and Youth Services librarian Michaele Casey with contributions as well from Bedwell School. This display depicts a fantastic underwater scene complete with … Continue reading

Do You Have The Olympic Spirit?

February 18, 2010 by
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Bernardsville Public Library has performed a  triple salchow for sports fanatics who can’t get enough of the Winter Olympics. Our “Olympic Spirit” book display in the nonfiction wing is loaded with interesting books on popular winter sports as well as the history of the Olympics themselves. Look for our super-sized snowflake and Olympic rings marking this display. Check out a few items and keep the spirit alive even after the games have finished.

Shiny and New

November 19, 2009 by
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Some of the most recent additions to our collection at Bernardsville Library are now featured in a New Books display near the circulation desk. November releases include the books pictured above dealing with current topics such as animal extinction and environmental risks to fetal development. Christmas fiction, including Garrison Keillor’s A Christmas Blizzard and T. D. Jakes’ The Memory Quilt are also on display along with Civil War historical fiction, Devil’s Dream, by Madison Smartt Bell. Additional fiction choices are … Continue reading

Calling All Chick Lit Lovers

October 28, 2009 by
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Make Chick Lit a definite pick-me-up when you enter the library next time.  We’ve put up an attractive display in the lobby of fiction with that come hither pink and pearl look to it.  Books by authors such as Lisa Kleypas, Jane Green, Sophie Kinsella, and Cecilia Ahern will vie for your attention as you browse and shop for your next fun read. 

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