July Birthday, Anyone?

July 9, 2009 by
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July 9, 2009 // Filed under Uncategorized

Another “birthday month” has rolled around at Bernardsville Public Library, where you can purchase a new book for the library in honor of a favorite person born in July. Amble on over to the birthday books display in the library rotunda to see this month’s selection of books for all ages. Here are just a few of the shiny new books waiting to be chosen as special gifts for your honoree and the library. A personalized bookplate will be attached … Continue reading

Pig Fever, Yes! Swine Flu, No!

June 30, 2009 by
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June 30, 2009 // Filed under Uncategorized

Be Creative @ Your Library, Bernardsville Public Library’s summer reading program, has attracted a huge number of young readers, but it has also caused “Pig Fever” to break out among our patrons. Anyone who enters the library is sure to experience symptoms that include gasps of amazement, feverish urges to smile, and an overwhelming sense of complete happiness. No one seems to be immune. This is all due to the performing pigs who highlight the summer reading program theme of … Continue reading

The "Hams" Have Taken Center Stage At Bernardsville Public Library!!

June 21, 2009 by
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June 21, 2009 // Filed under Uncategorized

LIGHTS!!! CAMERA!!! ACTION!!! The stage is set at Bernardsville Public Library for Be Creative @ Your Library, a show-stopping summer reading program starting Monday, June 22nd. Children and young adults are invited to participate in a summer-long schedule of creative activities and reading programs. Sign-ups begin June 22nd, but first you’ll have to get past those marvelous performing pigs in the lobby!! STARRING!!! Ham Jones? Elvis Piggly? Cirque du Porc The Divine Swine Phantom Pig of the Opera The Little … Continue reading

It’s A Great Idea From Every Angle

June 16, 2009 by
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June 16, 2009 // Filed under Uncategorized

photo source: Bernardsville Public Library photo source: Bernardsville Public Library photo source: Bernardsville Public Library Is it your turn to come up with a book suggestion for your book group? Save yourself a lot of work; we’ve already done it for you at Bernardsville Public Library where you will find a large assortment of book group bags stocked with popular titles just waiting for you. These sturdy canvas zip-up bags contain ten paperback copies each of a title selected from … Continue reading

June Birthday Books On Display

June 1, 2009 by
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June 1, 2009 // Filed under Uncategorized

Do you plan to give a birthday gift to a friend or family member this June? Make it easy on yourself – shop at the library! Visit the lobby display at Bernardsville Public Library where you will find a wide assortment of new library books from which to select your “gift.” By funding the cost of this library book, you will benefit Bernardsville Public Library as well honor your birthday celebrant. Pick up one of the special display books, bring … Continue reading

Birthday Books On Display

May 4, 2009 by
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May 4, 2009 // Filed under Uncategorized

photo source: Bernardsville Public Library Why not celebrate the birthday of a friend or family member by funding the cost of a new library book honoring that person? All you need to do is browse Bernardsville Public Library’s current display for that perfect book! photo source: Bernardsville Public Library During the first week of each month you will find a lovely assortment of new “birthday” books for adults and children on display in the lobby. Choose from any of the … Continue reading

CRACK! Goes The Bat… Baseball Season Has Opened

April 14, 2009 by
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April 14, 2009 // Filed under Uncategorized

photo source: Bernardsville Public Library You’ll find a great new display in the children’s section of Bernardsville Public Library marking the beginning of America’s favorite spring ritual, baseball. Look for the Yankee’s shirt and the stadium poster painted by Keiko Matsuura in the entry to the Fiction Wing. Browse through the numerous books on display and take a few home. photo source: Bernardsville Public Library Felicia Ballard, Youth Services assistant, has written the following posting to alert you to some … Continue reading

Display Your Home Improvement Skills

April 2, 2009 by
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April 2, 2009 // Filed under Uncategorized

photo source: Bernardsville Public Library We know a thing or two about turning a house into a home – a cardboard home, that is. Now you, too, can bolster your home improvement skills with the help of the books in our new display. photo source: Bernardsville Public Library This display, located in the nonfiction wing of Bernardsville Public Library, showcases books that will help you spruce up your home inside and out. Do you want to learn how to build … Continue reading

"Investigate These" Display Puts McCall Smith Books Under the Magnifying Glass

March 27, 2009 by
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March 27, 2009 // Filed under Uncategorized

photo source: Bernardsville Public Library In case you didn’t know, HBO is premiering the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency mystery series this Sunday based on the books by Alexander McCall Smith. Set in Botswana where McCall Smith taught at one time, these books feature the memorable character, Precious Ramotswe, a lady of ample proportions and clever wit, who is just looking for a good man as she solves her cases. The New York Times today has a nice article about … Continue reading

Irish Authors Featured in Our New Book Display

March 2, 2009 by
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March 2, 2009 // Filed under Uncategorized

photo source: Bernardsville Public Library Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, lucky shamrocks ornament Bernardsville Public Library’s new display featuring books by Irish authors. You’ll find this display near the New Fiction area next to the circulation desk. Be sure to browse through the wonderful assortment of Irish literature and modern fiction found there. To help make your selection, you may also consult our brand new Bernardsville Library bookmark devoted to Irish Writers. The bright green bookmark contains a … Continue reading

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