Gentle Chair Yoga

February 20, 2019 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 20 – March 27. The total cost for the session is $35.00. This program is a partnership … Continue reading

Let’s Talk About It! Cookbooks

February 20, 2019 by
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What kind of books do you like to read? Do you especially enjoy a certain type, but you’re tired of online conversations about books? If so, come to the Library to talk to people who love to read what you love to read. During the month of February, library staff members will lead conversations about Sci Fi, Romance, Cookbooks and Mysteries–each in one afternoon and one evening session. This week the focus will be on cookbooks on Wednesday, February 20 at … Continue reading

Thinking Out Loud: A Philosophical Perspective – POSTPONED

February 20, 2019 by
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This program has been postponed due to anticipated weather conditions until Wednesday, February 27 at 7:00 pm.  We will meet in the far side of the Community Room. The second discussion topic in our philosophy series will be “What’s the Point of College? Balancing Different Educational Goals.” Led by Bernardsville resident Philip Walsh, PhD, a faculty member of the philosophy department at Fordham University, we will learn how philosophy can help us think about ourselves, our relationships, and the contemporary world. Free. … Continue reading

Meditation, Serenity

February 22, 2019 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. This meditation program is led by Jean Leigh. Free. No sign-up is needed.

Friday Afternoon at the Movies: “Lady Bird”

February 22, 2019 by
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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.

What Should We Read Next?

February 24, 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! 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 you ideas for your “to be read” pile. Some of the featured titles will be door prizes!  Ms. Fitzgerald is the President of The … Continue reading

Of Monkey Bridges and Bánh Mì Sandwiches

February 26, 2019 by
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Memoirs & Coffee – with Pat Kennedy-Grant Of Monkey Bridges and Bánh Mì Sandwiches: from Sài Gòn to Texas (2018) • Oanh Ngo Usadi. In the aftermath of the Vietnam War, a young girl and her family were exiled from Saigon to the countryside of Vietnam and ultimately escaped to a small town in Texas. Part travelogue, part family drama, this immigrant memoir will make you laugh, cry, and feel hungry all at the same time. Free. No sign-up is needed. Just … Continue reading

Yoga Basics

February 26, 2019 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 26-April 2. The total cost is $35.00. Please bring a yoga mat; a yoga blanket is helpful, although not required. This program is a partnership of Bernardsville Library and … Continue reading

Five Virtues of a Wise Investor

February 26, 2019 by
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The virtues that can make someone a great investor are all within reach according to Chris Cordaro, Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer at RegentAtlantic, a registered investment advisory firm in New Jersey and New York specializing in financial planning and investment management.  As we are faced with dramatic financial headlines, tax law changes, and volatility, Mr. Cordaro will share five important characteristics needed for the safety, sanity, and serenity of a wise investor. Free. Advance sign-up is requested. Click … Continue reading

Impressionistic Images

February 27, 2019 by
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On view: February 3-27, 2019 Images by the Exhibition Committee of the New Jersey Photography Forum. Impressionism is an art movement that began in the 19th century with painters Monet, Pissarro, and Degas, to name a few. Lacking in realistic detail, impressionistic images emphasize color over line and, in some cases, are soft, dreamy or have a painterly feeling. The images in this show convey the feeling of a scene, a general impression or suggestion of a scene or subject. The New … Continue reading

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