Sundays at Three: City Winds Trio

February 23, 2020 by
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Join us for this free concert celebrating the great American music called Ragtime. City Winds Trio will perform music by Scott Joplin, the King of Ragtime, and Charles “luckith” Roberts. Each selection will be introduced with some historical information and context. The trio will also be available for questions. The performers are Crispian Fordham, flute; Meredyth Coleman, oboe; and Yuki Higashi, bassoon. This concert is funded by gifts to the Friends of the Bernardsville Library. Free. Doors open at 2:45 pm. … Continue reading

The Color of Water

February 25, 2020 by
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Memoirs & Coffee – with Pat Kennedy-Grant The Color of Water:  A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother (1996) •  James McBride James McBride, journalist, musician and son, explores his mother’s past, as well as his own upbringing and heritage in this poignant autobiography.  Free. No sign-up is needed. Just come!

French Conversation Group

February 25, 2020 by
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Join us in speaking French together. We meet in the Library’s Quiet Room.

Yoga Basics

February 25, 2020 by
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Suitable for all students, this class offers an integrated sequence of poses designed to warm up the body and then work toward a specific intention within the natural movements of the spine. Pranayama (breath work) and a final deep relaxation are integral to every class. The dates for this six-week session are Tuesdays, February 25-March 31. The total cost is $40.00. Please bring a yoga mat; a yoga blanket is helpful, although not required. This program is a partnership of Bernardsville Library and … Continue reading

Using QuickBooks to Manage Your Business

February 25, 2020 by
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Every small business can benefit by learning how to use QuickBooks to manage invoices, keep track of sales information, manage bank accounts, and create financial reports. This workshop, led by Josh Klar, a QuickBooks expert and SCORE volunteer, will demonstrate how QuickBooks can be an essential tool for managing a business. Free. Advance sign-up is requested. Click here to sign up.

Gentle Chair Yoga

February 26, 2020 by
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Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair or standing using a chair for support. The postures are adaptations of traditional yoga poses which offer increased strength, flexibility, body and breath awareness and overall vitality. This chair yoga class is open to everyone, and no prior yoga experience is needed. The schedule for this six-week session is Wednesdays, February 26- April 1. The total cost for the session is $40.00. This program is a partnership of … Continue reading

Being and Doing

February 26, 2020 by
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This month’s workshop theme is “being true to yourself and doing the right thing. Doing the right thing sometimes feels like compromising your values. At this workshop with Andrea Mastrobattista, you’ll discover how to strike that balance without going against who you are. Free. Advance sign-up is requested. Click here to sign up.

Meditation, Serenity

February 28, 2020 by
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Follow through on your intention to learn and practice meditation. We will explore different types of meditation with a time of sharing to follow for those who are so inclined. First timers and those with any meditation experience are welcome. Led by Jean Leigh. Free. No sign-up is needed.

Friday Afternoon at the Movies: “Capernaum”

February 28, 2020 by
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Our movie this month is “Capernaum” (2018). After running away from his negligent parents, committing a violent crime and being sentenced to five years in jail, a hardened, streetwise 12-year-old Lebanese boy sues his parents in protest of the life they have given him. 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.

Photographs by the Bernardsville Middle School Photography Club

March 1, 2020 by
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Photographs by Students in the Bernardsville Middle School Photography Club On view: February 1 – March 1, 2020 Over the last few months, students from the Bernardsville Middle School Photography Club have been exploring the world of photography by learning new techniques and capturing breathtaking images. Students in the club practice setting up the perfect shot, finding unique angles, and utilizing basic lighting techniques. This club offers an opportunity for students of all skill levels, in grades 5-8, to experience a … Continue reading

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