What Shall We Read Next?

February 11, 2019 // Filed under Blog

Whether you are a member of a book group or just a passionate reader, you won’t want to miss this program at Bernardsville Public Library on Sunday, February 24 at 2:00 pm: Carol Fitzgerald, a publishing insider will discuss winter and spring books (and the stories behind them), recommend authors not to miss, and suggest titles that will work well for book groups. This presentation is sure to give listeners many ideas for their “to read” lists. Some of the … Continue reading

A HOLE Lot of Fun! Mini Golf at the Library, Feb. 8-9

January 10, 2019 // Filed under Uncategorized

On February 8th and 9th, the Library will be transformed into a mini golf course for all to enjoy! This fundraiser for the Friends of the Bernardsville Library has three exciting parts.  Purchase your tickets at the door! [Tickets for Adult Night only may also be purchased in advance at the Circulation Desk.] Teen Night is 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Friday, February 8.  $5 to play golf. Pizza, drinks, and desserts will be offered for sale. Tickets will be available … Continue reading

Book Group Bags – Ready to Go!

October 27, 2018 // Filed under Uncategorized

We do all the work so you don’t have to! Borrow a Book Group Bag from Bernardsville Public Library and don’t be stumped by what your book club should read next. It couldn’t be easier. There are 8-10 copies of the book in each bag along with questions, book reviews and information about the author to lead off your discussions. And guess what? It’s free! Click here for a list of our book group bags. Come in and pick up your Book … Continue reading

Fall Fun Fest! October 27

October 3, 2018 // Filed under Uncategorized

Halloween is coming early to Bernardsville and the party is right in the center of town! Bernardsville Public Library and the Bernardsville Special Events group are partnering to present a one-of-a-kind Fall Fun Fest and Trunk or Treat, inside and outside of Bernardsville Public Library. Young and old alike are invited to don a costume and join the fun. It’s all free and no sign-up is needed. Activities include Trunk or Treat, pumpkin decorating, an escape room, a not so … Continue reading

Bernardsville: Then & Now

September 4, 2018 // Filed under Uncategorized

Last February, we hosted a remarkable exhibit of photographs showing Bernardsville as it was Then and as it is Now. Now we need your help to grow this collection of photographs of Bernardsville homes as they look now. Please bring in or email us (localhistory@bernardsvillelibrary.org) a photo of your home! To help with this Then & Now project, we will soon be launching a group Facebook page that will include fascinating stories and facts about Bernardsville. Whether you are a … Continue reading

Summer Reading Basket of Prizes!

July 31, 2018 // Filed under Uncategorized

Why should kids have all the fun? Adults can too, with summer reading at Bernardsville Public Library! Check out three books and/or audio books, and each time you’ll get a chance to win a fantastic gift basket! Get ideas for your summer reads in our pre-packaged bundles selected for you by library staff members and displayed in the library rotunda. “The Great American Read” (TGAR) display across from the Circulation Desk will also provide inspiration, or go to TGAR website, … Continue reading

Happy Birthday, Harry Potter!

July 6, 2018 // Filed under Uncategorized

Muggles and wizards alike are invited to this roving birthday party for the beloved Harry Potter. First stop is Diagon Alley (Bernardsville Library) where wannabe wizards can procure wands, butter beer, and all that is needed to succeed at Hogwarts. The next and final stop  of course, Hogwarts (Peapack-Gladstone Library) where, after serious course work in wizardry is completed, wizards and muggles will join together to sing Happy Birthday and cut the cake. The festivities begin at Bernardsville Public Library … Continue reading

Calling all Anglophiles!

May 23, 2018 // Filed under Uncategorized

Enjoy our collection of British DVDs. Tour castles and mansions, solve mysteries with the best British detectives, or watch a three hanky drama. We have it all waiting for you. DVDs in the British Collection are free for a two-week loan. Boil the water, steep your tea, and relax with a little bit of Britain.

Spring Into Action with the Cloud Library by bibliotheca

February 22, 2018 // Filed under Blog

The Cloud Library brings you thousands of free e-books and e-audiobooks. It’s easy to use on your phone, tablet or computer with fast downloads and great features like a sleep timer for e-audiobooks. There are best sellers and, if the one you want is unavailable, there are plenty of other books that you always meant to read ready for download. Downloading the app is quick and easy. Want to get started? Click the Cloud Library logo, or check our website, … Continue reading

It’s time to try out hoopla!

December 15, 2017 // Filed under Uncategorized

Instantly borrow digital movies, music, eBooks and more, 24/7 with your library card! We’re making a big hoopla about this free access to the exciting digital lending service called hoopla. Hoopla enables you to instantly borrow digital media which you can stream or download to a computer, tablet, or smartphone using the hoopla app. This product is also compatible with Chromecast and viewable on Apple TV. One of the most exciting features of hoopla is that it allows you to borrow … Continue reading

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