Pop Up Book Sale – 10:00 am-2:00 pm, Saturday, April 17

April 14, 2021 // Filed under Featured Posts

Best deal in town! Weather permitting we are hosting an outdoor Pop Up Book Sale in front of the library from 10:00 am-2:00 pm on Saturday, April 17. There is a great variety of fiction and  nonfiction books, DVDs & CDs. All items available for sale are $1. Cash only, please. All proceeds from the sale go directly back to the library. Masks are required and proper social distancing measures will be in place. Please note that we are not … Continue reading

SPRING INTO THE LIBRARY for a Diverse Array of In-Person and Virtual Services

April 6, 2021 // Filed under Blog

Throughout the pandemic the Bernardsville Library has continued to offer a high level of services to the  community. From providing an extensive catalog of downloadable digital materials, to interactive virtual programs for adults, teens, and children, Grab-and-Go services, and safe onsite, in-person assistance, the library has responded to patrons’ needs while upholding the state-mandated safety requirements. We recognize how difficult it is to keep track of basic information in the ever-shifting landscape in which we now exist. For this reason, … Continue reading

Weekly Preschool Programs

April 5, 2021 // Filed under Featured Posts

Preschool Movement Tuesdays at 10:30 am, April 11-May 25 These are challenging times for caregivers with active preschoolers. Let us burn some of that energy while building listening skills and gross motor coordination. Registration is required so we can send you the Zoom link for the program. Click here to register. Reading Rumpus Wednesdays at 10:30 am, April 12-May 26 This award-winning, hands-on story time uses props, games and crafts to engage active children as they become part of the … Continue reading

Ricotta Cheese Making and More for Adults

March 29, 2021 // Filed under Featured Posts

Wednesday, April 14 at 7:00 pm for adults and teens 12 and older with an adult present. Professional chef, Juli Lederhaus will teach you to turn simple ingredients into restaurant-worthy dishes. Learn to make ricotta cheese and then create simple, but delicious dishes. The program includes a virtual garden tour where you will learn about culinary herbs and edible flowers. Juli will also share recipes, offer wine pairings, and teach you what you can do with whey which is a … Continue reading

Kick-Off Poetry Month

March 29, 2021 // Filed under Featured Posts

Wednesday, April 7 from 11:00-11:45 am, Ages 4 years-adult Turn the library patio into a poetry garden with your own unique poetry leaves. Inspired by Shel Silverstein’s Poet Trees, children and adults will learn how to write simple poems that will adorn the trees on the library’s patio. Join us for this virtual program on Wednesday, April 7 at 11:00 am. Blank “Poet Tree” leaves will be available in the library lobby from Monday April 5 through Friday, April 23. … Continue reading

Register Now for Weekly After School Programs

March 29, 2021 // Filed under Featured Posts

Two great after school programs will keep active kids engaged! Register for each program separately. Virtual After School Movement with Mrs. G Mondays,  4/12-5/24 from 4:00-4:30 pm for Grades K-2 Movement and stories are combined in this active program aimed at developing listening skills, gross motor coordination and shaking the sillies out. Bend, stretch, jump, run and join us for some fun. Click here to register. Book Group: Who Would Win? Thursdays,  4/15-5/27 from 4:00-4:45 pm for Grades K-2 Lion vs. … Continue reading

Let’s Get Trivial

March 15, 2021 // Filed under Featured Posts

Join your friends and neighbors at 7:00 pm on Thursday, March 18 for a light-hearted, book-focused trivia competition. Play in teams or individually. Bring your own snacks and beverages. Prizes and bragging rights for winners. Players will need access to two smart devices such as a computer or tablet and a smart phone. Registration is required for this program so we can send you the Zoom link. You will also need to download a free app on your phone. Instructions … Continue reading

Meet the Goats of Philadelphia!

February 27, 2021 // Filed under Featured Posts

Come with us on this virtual adventure to the Philly Goat Project on Saturday, March 13 at 3:15 pm. Meet the goats that provide grazing, animal assisted therapy, environmental and educational experiences and community engagement opportunities. Learn about environmental sustainability and adaptability and get to know Violet, a deaf goat who understands sign language. The rain date is Sunday, March 14 at 3:15 pm. Even though this program is virtual and we will all be warm and dry indoors, the … Continue reading

Illusionist/Comedian/Magician, Simon Mandal

February 22, 2021 // Filed under Featured Posts

Are you ready for a mind-boggling, interactive evening with an internationally recognized magician from right here in Bernardsville? Join illusionist/comedian and Bernardsville resident Simon Mandal on Monday, March 8 at 7:00 pm for a magic show full of audience participation, comedy, psychological illusions, impossible predictions, and mentalism. He is one of the most popular corporate magicians in America. His clients include Google, MGM International, Facebook, Mercedes-Benz, and Princeton University. Due to the sophisticated style of his magic, this program is … Continue reading

Sunday Science with John Lyga Returns Virtually

February 22, 2021 // Filed under Featured Posts

We’re excited to bring back this popular favorite in a new virtual format. Bring your curiosity and sense of fun and get ready for some hands-on experiments. We will provide the materials and the scientist. Kids in first grade and up are invited to join us with a care giver on Sunday, March 21 at 2:00 pm. This program will be delivered via Zoom. Links to the program will be distributed via email between 12 and 48 hours before the … Continue reading

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