August 23, 2019 by
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Raise a glass for the library on Friday, September 27 from 6:30 to 10:00 pm when the Bernardsville Library Foundation is hosting a Wine & Beer Tasting at the United States Equestrian Academy to support our library. There will be more than 20 fine wine importers and distributors and a collection of craft and micro breweries.  Listen to a prominent wine lecturer and enjoy food, music and a fabulous silent auction. Tickets are $85 in advance and $95 at the door. Benefactor … Continue reading

Friday Afternoon Movie: “A Star is Born”

August 20, 2019 by
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On Friday, August 23 at 2:00 pm, Bernardsville Public Library is pleased to present a free screening of “A Star is Born” (2018), starring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga.  It’s the fourth remake of the Hollywood myth about two performers at different stages of their lives—one on the way up to great success and the other on an irreversible downslide. Manohla Dargis reviewer for The New York Times, wrote of the movie, “This latest and fourth version [of “A Star … Continue reading

Honeybees and Beekeeping

August 15, 2019 by
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The plight of native pollinators and the managed honeybee has been recognized as a serious agricultural problem worldwide. Destruction of native habitat through land development, negative effects of pesticide use, and a parasitic mite that weakens the honeybee have all contributed to the dwindling of managed honeybee and wild bee populations. On Thursday, August 22 at 7:00 pm at Bernardsville Public Library, 1 Anderson Hill Road, Adele Barree, retired librarian and sideline beekeeper of nearly ten years, will share her … Continue reading

Astronomy for Everyone at Bernardsville Library

August 8, 2019 by
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Look up to the stars! Come to Bernardsville Public Library on Thursday, August 15 at 7:00 pm to experience an inspiring and uplifting presentation that will draw you into a deeper understanding of the workings of the universe. Our presenter is Kevin Manning, formerly a consultant with NASA, the Chandra X-Ray Observatory (launched on the space shuttle with the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics), and other ground-based observatories. He was both a Wright Fellow and an Einstein Fellow, and did some … Continue reading

Tips for Maximizing College Financial Aid

August 1, 2019 by
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Bernardsville Public Library will host a free, educational College Financial Planning workshop, focusing on high school sophomores, juniors and seniors, on Thursday, August 8 at 7:00 pm. The program will be presented by Red Oak College Planning, which is based in Basking Ridge. Under discussion will be the FAFSA form and all the other information needed to maximize the amount of financial aid families are eligible to receive. Even if a family is not eligible for need-based aid, the program … Continue reading

Reading in the Cloud!

July 31, 2019 by
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Don’t be intimidated by the technology! Take advantage of the library’s free e-books and e-audiobooks in the Cloud Library. All you need is a smart phone or Internet-enabled tablet and a Bernardsville Library card. Readers’ Service Manager Laura Cole will demonstrate how to find, select and download the books and recordings you want to borrow. Bring your library card number and your charged device with you. Free. Advance sign-up is requested. Click here to sign up.

Table Top Gaming Night Planned at Bernardsville Library

July 30, 2019 by
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Bring your friends for a night of fun playing all of your favorite tabletop games at Bernardsville Public Library on Wednesday, July 31 beginning at 7:00 pm. We’re not talking about traditional or classic board games, but the newest popular games. Thanks to our sponsor, Bearded Dragon Games, we will have Settlers of Catan, One Night Werewolf, Pandemic and more! We also encourage people to bring their own games like Magic: The Gathering cards. Meet in the rotunda. Adult game … Continue reading

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency: An Overview

July 26, 2019 by
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Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are a form of digital money that can be exchanged directly, person-to-person, without the need of a third party or bank intermediary. They constitute a technological breakthrough that allows everyone to be his or her own bank. In this presentation at Bernardsville Public Library, 1 Anderson Hill Road, on Tuesday, July 30 at 7:00 pm, Lindsley Medlin, an international executive with more than 30 years of experience building and running businesses, will explain bitcoin and why … Continue reading

July Friday Afternoon Movie at Bernardsville Library: “The Martian”

July 25, 2019 by
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On Friday, July 26 at 2:00 pm, Bernardsville Public Library will present a free screening of “The Martian” (2015), based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Andy Weir, starring Matt Damon, and directed by the legendary Ridley Scott. When astronauts blast off from the planet Mars, they leave behind Mark Watney (Matt Damon), presumed dead after a fierce storm. With only a meager amount of supplies, the stranded visitor must utilize his wits and spirit to find … Continue reading

Yes, You Can….Raise Financially Aware Kids!

July 24, 2019 by
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On Thursday, July 25 at 7:00 pm, learn how to develop lifelong values of money, work and education in children with the ultimate goal of financial independence. This presentation will include how to teach basic savings techniques to kids, money management through allowances, explaining “needs” vs “wants,” and how to have productive family conversations about money. The program is hosted by Merrill Financial Advisor Lauren Schneider with a presentation by Josh Kurtz, Vice President of American Century Investments. Free. Advance … Continue reading

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