“I come from Des Moines. Somebody had to.”

September 29, 2014 by
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In October, Bernardsville Public Library will host a month-long community reading event known as One Book Bernardsville.  A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson has been selected as our One Book.  To become better acquainted with the author, please view the enjoyable video posted below. Bill Bryson’s 1989 book, The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America, begins with the words “I come from Des Moines. Somebody had to.”  That opening line also kicks off this video about … Continue reading

July Birthday, Anyone?

July 9, 2009 by
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Another “birthday month” has rolled around at Bernardsville Public Library, where you can purchase a new book for the library in honor of a favorite person born in July. Amble on over to the birthday books display in the library rotunda to see this month’s selection of books for all ages. Here are just a few of the shiny new books waiting to be chosen as special gifts for your honoree and the library. A personalized bookplate will be attached … Continue reading

June Birthday Books On Display

June 1, 2009 by
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Do you plan to give a birthday gift to a friend or family member this June? Make it easy on yourself – shop at the library! Visit the lobby display at Bernardsville Public Library where you will find a wide assortment of new library books from which to select your “gift.” By funding the cost of this library book, you will benefit Bernardsville Public Library as well honor your birthday celebrant. Pick up one of the special display books, bring … Continue reading

Birthday Books On Display

May 4, 2009 by
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photo source: Bernardsville Public Library Why not celebrate the birthday of a friend or family member by funding the cost of a new library book honoring that person? All you need to do is browse Bernardsville Public Library’s current display for that perfect book! photo source: Bernardsville Public Library During the first week of each month you will find a lovely assortment of new “birthday” books for adults and children on display in the lobby. Choose from any of the … Continue reading