Friends’ Concerts & Programs

Members of the Friends of the Bernardsville Public Library spend a significant amount of time each year interviewing, auditioning, selecting and funding extraordinary programs. The Sundays at Three concerts begin at 3:00 pm. Doors open at 2:45 pm. Attendance is free and registration is not required; just come and enjoy!

Upcoming Events

02/22/2019
2:00 PM

Friday Afternoon at the Movies: "Lady Bird"

Join us to watch a free screening of “Lady Bird” (2017). Marion McPherson, a nurse, works tirelessly to keep her family afloat after her husband loses his job. She also maintains a turbulent bond with a teenage daughter who is just like her: loving, strong-willed and deeply opinionated. Our movie series is funded by the Friends of the Bernardsville Library. Free. Advance sign-up is requested, but not required. Click here to sign up.

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03/22/2019
2:00 PM

Friday Afternoon at the Movies: "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again"

Our movie this month is “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” (2018), a musical, romantic comedy starring Meryl Streep, Cher, Pierce Brosnan and Colin Firth. Five years after the events of Mamma Mia! (2008), Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother’s past. The film goes back and forth in time to show how relationships forged in the past resonate in the present. Our movie series is funded by the Friends of the Bernardsville Library. Free. Advance sign-up is requested, but not required. Click here to sign up.

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03/24/2019
3:00 PM

Sundays at Three: "Forever Ray"

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 Forever Ray have performed or recorded with Ray Charles, Alicia Keys, Bruce Springsteen, Rod Stewart, Prince, Stevie Wonder and Christina Aguilera to name a few. This program is funded by gifts to the Friends of the Bernardsville Library. Free. No sign-up is needed. Doors open at 2:45 pm.

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04/26/2019
2:00 PM

Friday Afternoon at the Movies: "Won't You Be My Neighbor?"

Our movie this month is “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” (2018), an intimate portrait of Fred Rogers, a creative genius who inspired generations of children with compassion and limitless imagination. His show “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” was one of the longest-running series on PBS. It wrapped production in 2000 after 31 seasons, but PBS continuously ran reruns of the series through August 2008. Our movie series is funded by the Friends of the Bernardsville Library. Free. Advance sign-up is requested, but not required. Click here to sign up.

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04/28/2019
3:00 PM

Viva Vallenato! Folk Music of Colombia

Viva Vallenato Band

The Viva Vallenato Cumbia Band will perform the electrifying folk music of Colombia, South America for our Sundays at Three concert. The rhythms will make you dance! The accordion will sing to your soul! These happy songs contain the cultural memory of a people with roots in Africa, Native America and Europe. Learn the stories behind this unique music, and come dance the cumbia with Viva Vallenato! This program is funded by gifts to the Friends of the Bernardsville Library. Free. No sign-up is needed. Doors open at 2:45 pm.

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