Become Conversant in Icelandic or Hawaiian!

April 22, 2014 by
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April 22, 2014 // Filed under Uncategorized

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Bernardsville Public Library continues to offer the free, online language-learning resource, Mango, which has recently been upgraded to Mango Connect.  This user-friendly portal offers improved graphics and is considered to be a more intuitive way to learn a language.  Mango Connect offers a base of more than 50 foreign languages from which to chose, including Bengali, Scottish Gaelic, and Tagalog.  In addition, non-English speakers may learn English with instruction in one of 17 native languages. Another feature of Mango Connect … Continue reading

The Past is Present in Our Local History Room

March 27, 2014 by
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March 27, 2014 // Filed under Uncategorized

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    Thanks to the dedicated work of some Bernardsville Public Library volunteers, a large trove of Somerset Hills family histories, artifacts, photographs, and books have been preserved in the library’s Edwin S. Spinning Local History Room. Significant collections in the Local History Room include the Fred Pitney Crater negatives from the early 20th century. Hundreds of these negatives have now been scanned and are viewable on our website. These negatives document town life in the early 1900’s and include … Continue reading

Affordable Care Act Resources

July 24, 2013 by
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July 24, 2013 // Filed under Uncategorized

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Bernardsville Public Library now offers online resources to assist you in understanding the Affordable Care Act, also referred to as ACA.  These resources have been pooled by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, and we are providing a link to their Middle Atlantic Region data on the ACA.  These same resources may also be accessed from within our website by following links from “Collections & Resources” to “Research & Learning” and finally to “Health.”  

Transitioning?

September 2, 2012 by
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September 2, 2012 // Filed under Uncategorized

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Summer ends, children return to school, and it might just be time for a change in your life.  Maybe you’re ready to transition into or out of a career.  Perhaps you are looking for some fulfilling way to spend a few hours a week outside the home. Let Bernardsville Library assist you in finding opportunities for full and part-time employment.  There are numerous online resources accessible from our website which may prove very useful to you.  For New Jersey residents you’ll find … Continue reading