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

11/22/2019
2:00 PM

Friday Afternoon at the Movies: "To Kill A Mockingbird"

Our movie this month is the classic “To Kill A Mockingbird” (1962) based on Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning autobiographical novel. Set in a small Alabama town in the 1930s, the story focuses on scrupulously honest, highly respected lawyer Atticus Finch, magnificently embodied by Gregory Peck. Finch puts his career on the line when he agrees to represent Tom Robinson (Brock Peters), a black man accused of rape. 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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12/13/2019
2:00 PM

Friday Afternoon at the Movies: "Yesterday"

Our movie this month is “Yesterday” (2019). Jack Malik (Himesh Patel) is a struggling singer-songwriter in a tiny English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie (Lily James). Then, after a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to discover that The Beatles have never existed… and he finds himself with a very complicated problem. 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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12/22/2019
3:00 PM

Sundays at Three: Navesink Brass

Navesink Brass, a professional brass quintet, will perform a special multicultural holiday concert for this “most wonderful time of the year”! They will be celebrating Christmas in England, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa. The ensemble will perform “Feliz Navidad” with a special Latin flair, and “Umoja: The First Day of Kwanzaa” by Valerie Coleman will also be featured. For those with a more classical outlook, the quintet will perform “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring” by J. S. Bach. Formed in 1992 in Red Bank, NJ, the ensemble is comfortable with all styles of music from the Renaissance to Jazz and Rock. This concert is funded by gifts to the Friends of the Bernardsville Library. Free. Doors open at 2:45 pm. No sign-up is needed.

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01/24/2020
2:00 PM

Friday Afternoon at the Movies

Save the date and watch this space for our January selection. 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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02/08/2020
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

A Hole Lot of Fun! Mini Golf at the Library

Join the Friends of the Bernardsville Library for a “hole lot of fun” – mini golf up and down the library aisles!  There will be fun for families from 10 am to 4 pm, and for adults only from 7 pm to 10 pm. In addition to the golf, snacks will be available for purchase during the day, and, in the evening there will be international cuisine from local restaurants along with wine, beer and other beverages. Don’t miss the Tricky Tray with more than 25 baskets. All funds raised will benefit the library.

 

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02/28/2020
2:00 PM

Friday Afternoon at the Movies

Save the date and watch this space for our February selection. 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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