Learn the Secret of ’10 and 10′ Organizing

March 25, 2019 by
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Join us on Wednesday, April 10 at 7:00 pm for a humorous look at the common pitfalls of getting organized. Got clutter? If you have too much stuff and not enough time to go through it all, this is the class for you! Enjoy a few laughs while making a plan, finding the time, getting motivated, and make it happen without getting overwhelmed. Stop saying someday; get organized today! Organizing Humorist™ and bestselling author Jamie Novak travels between her offices … Continue reading

“Forever Ray: Honoring the Music of Ray Charles”

March 15, 2019 by
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The Friends of the Bernardsville Public Library will host a free concert, “Forever Ray: Honoring the Music of Ray Charles,” at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 24, in the library’s Community Room. Doors open at 2:45 p.m. Forever Ray has been performing to sell-out audiences throughout the New York metropolitan area. They perform the exciting and uplifting music of Ray Charles, which includes a wonderful blend of musical styles ranging from jazz and blues to country and R&B. Members of … Continue reading

Serious Fun: Capture the Moment with Instagram!

March 4, 2019 by
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Sharing pictures and videos with your loved ones is always fun. Learn how to post pictures and videos with different filters and other enhancements, and make your photos and videos even more fun to share. Please bring your charged device with your app store ID and password. Presenter: Rachel Talbert, Teen Librarian at Bernards Township Library This class will be held at Bernardsville Library on Thursday, March 14 at 11:00 am and at Bernards Township Library on Thursday, March 28 … Continue reading

Mayor and Council Members to Celebrate Dr. Seuss!

February 25, 2019 by
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Do you like green eggs and ham?  Does the Mayor?  Find out at a wild and wacky celebration of literacy and Dr. Seuss on Saturday, March 2 beginning at 10:00 am at Bernardsville Public Library.  Dr. Seuss has long reigned as the king of early literacy, and his books and characters have become synonymous with learning to read, so Bernardsville Library has a one-of-a-kind celebration planned for his 115th birthday with some very special guests. The festivities start at 10:00 … Continue reading

What Shall We Read Next?

February 11, 2019 by
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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

Spring Into Action with the Cloud Library by bibliotheca

February 22, 2018 by
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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

A Summer of Reading and So Much More

June 28, 2017 by
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“Summer Reading” is still going strong at Bernardsville Library with featured attractions for youngsters, teens, and adults. The summer months are filled with giveaways, reading challenges, exciting day and evening programming, story times around town and at the community pool. It’s not too late to register your children (they don’t have to be members of the library) for the Build a Better World summer reading program that entitles them to loads of fun activities throughout the summer while challenging them to meet … Continue reading

One Transformative Word – Volunteer

June 4, 2017 by
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It only takes one word to make a significant difference in your community and your own life – “volunteer.” Both a verb and a noun, volunteer means you’re actively committing a portion of your time and talent to a cause. It also means you’ve been awarded a well-respected job title that “pays” in personal satisfaction. Bernardsville Public Library welcomes new volunteers throughout the year, and we hope you’ll consider joining our team of community-minded teens and adults who love their library. … Continue reading

Homes of Distinction 2017

May 16, 2017 by
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This year’s Homes of Distinction fundraiser, organized by the Bernardsville Library Foundation, puts an exciting spin on the usual idea of viewing a magnificent estate. In this case, the Foundation is providing its guests with a one-of-a-kind afternoon of entertainment and equestrian history presented in a perfect setting – the United States Equestrian Team stable and carriage barn at Hamilton Farm. Located in the horse country of Gladstone, Somerset County, the stable and carriage barn are part of the original 5,000-acre Hamilton … Continue reading

Help Build A Strong Foundation

April 24, 2017 by
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The mission statement of the Bernardsville Library Foundation proclaims that it was established “to be a source of private funding to enable the outstanding Bernardsville Public Library to continue to operate at a level of excellence without regard to variations in public funding.” Famous for its spectacular annual Homes of Distinction fundraiser, which will be held at Hamilton Farms in June, this volunteer group is also determined to establish an income-generating endowment to fund special projects for the library. A well-funded endowment will help … Continue reading

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