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Celebrating Black History Month

February 1 - February 28
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Free

SCLSNJ’s Somerville Library branch, located at 35 West End Avenue in Somerville Test your knowledge of famous African-Americans and their contribution to both the USA and the world. Enter a matching contest to win a book from the prize bookshelf. One entry per child.

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A Place For All People: Commemorative Exhibit in Honor of Black History Month

February 4 - February 28
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Free

SCLSNJ’S Manville Library Branch, located at 100 South 10th Avenue in Manville This exhibit highlights a selection of the artifacts on display at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.

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Ongoing

Collage: Other Dimensions

January 11 @ 12:00 pm - March 2 @ 3:00 pm
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Free

The Center for Contemporary Art 2020 Burnt Mills Road, Bedminster, NJ 07921 (908) 234-2345 Curated by Jeffrey Wechsler Featuring the work of Peter S. Arakawa, Chinyee, Dennis Lick and Bonnie Lucas “this exhibition of four artists is divided between an acknowledgment of the historical centrality of paper to collage, and an endeavor to move beyond it.” Jeffrey Wechsler, Curator Pictured: “Fantastic Offer” by Dennis Lick Opening Reception Saturday, January 12 from 3 to 5 p.m. Gallery Hours Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday – Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Closed Sundays and major holidays

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The National Association of Women Artists 130th Anniversary Exhibition: Wall Sculpture

January 11 @ 12:00 pm - March 2 @ 3:00 pm
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Free

The Center for Contemporary Art 2020 Burnt Mills Road, Bedminster, NJ 07921 (908) 234-2345 Curated by Jeffery Wechsler Featuring the work of Harriet FeBland, Danielle Frakenthal, Maureen Kelleher and Natsuki Takauji “the art of NAWA members ranges over virtually every art medium, this exhibition focuses on a particular form that is somewhat hybrid in practice and visual effect: sculptural works that are mounted on a wall.” Jeffrey Wechsler, Curator Opening Reception Saturday, January 12 from 3 to 5 p.m. Pictured: “A Single Flower Vase” by Natsuki Takauji Gallery Hours Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday – Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Closed Sundays and major holidays

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New Jersey Photography Forum Presents Impressionistic Images at Bernardsville Library in February

February 3 @ 10:00 am - February 27 @ 5:00 pm
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Free

Bernardsville Public Library is pleased to present an exhibition of "Impressionistic Images," photographs by members of the Exhibition Committee of the New Jersey Photography Forum, during the month of February. The show opens on February 3. Impressionism is an art movement that began in the 19th century with artists Monet, Pissarro, and Degas, to name a few. The images in the Impressionistic Photography Exhibit convey the feeling of a scene, a general impression, or suggestion of a scene or subject. Lacking in realistic detail, an impressionistic images emphasize color over line and, in some cases, are soft, dreamy or have a painterly feeling. Nancy Ori, Director of the New Jersey Photography Forum, says, “The Exhibition Committee of the New Jersey Photography Forum manages all the exhibition activities and programs of NJPF including our annual juried show and about 12 exhibits a year for the group. We occasionally produce professional workshops and other events for NJPF and manage the NJPF website and monthly newsletters. The Committee promotes a professional approach to exhibitions through on-going training and creating guidelines for exhibition management. All 17 members of the committee were invited to be part of this exhibit.” The photographers of the Exhibition Committee Learn More ...

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10:00 am

A Hole Lot of Fun! Mini Golf in Bernardsville Library

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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$5

Don’t let the winter blues get you down! On Friday and Saturday, February 8th and 9th, Bernardsville Library will be transformed into a mini golf course for all to enjoy! The whole community is pulling together to make this fundraiser for the Friends of the Bernardsville Library a big success. There's Family Day on Saturday, February 9, 10:00 am-4:00 pm; and Adult Night on Saturday, February 9, 7:00-9:00 pm. Save the date and get your tickets at the door. Family Day tickets are also $5/person to play golf. Bagels, donuts, coffee, juice boxes and later hot dogs, hot pretzels, desserts, and beverages will be offered for purchase. Adult Night tickets are $35 for golf, food, and drinks including beer or wine. There will be international cuisine from local restaurants (Japanese, Chinese, and Mexican) plus appetizers and desserts. Tickets for Adult Night only may also be purchased in advance at the Circulation Desk. The mini golf course will have 18 holes with one hole designed by the USGA Research and Test Center. The golf holes are sponsored by The Bernards Inn, Bernardsville Dental Care, the Bernardsville Library Board of Trustees, Richard & Susan Diegnan, Elite Taxi & Limousine, First Energy Foundation, Learn More ...

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A Hole Lot of Fun! Mini Golf in Bernardsville Library

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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$5

Don’t let the winter blues get you down! On Friday and Saturday, February 8th and 9th, Bernardsville Library will be transformed into a mini golf course for all to enjoy! The whole community is pulling together to make this fundraiser for the Friends of the Bernardsville Library a big success. There are three exciting parts: Teen Night on Friday, February 8, 7:00-9:00 pm; Family Day on Saturday, February 9, 10:00 am-4:00 pm; and Adult Night on Saturday, February 9, 7:00-9:00 pm. Save the date and get your tickets at the door. Tickets for Teen Night are only $5/person to play mini golf. Pizza, beverages, and desserts will be offered for sale during the evening. Family Day tickets are also $5/person to play golf. Bagels, donuts, coffee, juice boxes and later hot dogs, hot pretzels, desserts, and beverages will be offered for purchase. Adult Night tickets are $35 for golf, food, and drinks including beer or wine. There will be international cuisine from local restaurants (Japanese, Chinese, and Mexican) plus appetizers and desserts. Tickets for Adult Night only may also be purchased in advance at the Circulation Desk. The mini golf course will have 18 holes with one hole designed by Learn More ...

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1:00 pm

Make a Valentine for Your Favorite School Librarian

February 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

SCLSNJ’s Somerville Library branch, located at 35 West End Avenue in Somerville Create a valentine card for a librarian at your school. Deliver it yourself on February 14 or earlier. Some materials may be limited. (grades K-5)

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Thelonious Monk Straight, No Chaser: Jazz Documentary

February 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Free

SCLSNJ’s Somerville Library branch, located at 35 West End Avenue in Somerville This documentary will cover the life and artistry of modern jazz pianist and composer Thelonious Monk.

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2:00 pm

John Honeyman: Unsung Local Hero or Urban Legend?

February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

SCLSNJ’s Hillsborough Library branch, located at 379 South Branch Road in Hillsborough Discover the story of John Honeyman, a Griggstown NJ businessman, who according to legend, became a spy for General George Washington. Presented by Emmy-award winning filmmaker Tim Stollery.

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3:00 pm

Follow the Drinking Gourd

February 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until February 9, 2019

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$10.00

Follow the Drinking Gourd Learn to find the Big Dipper and other stars in our night sky. Then, we’ll go back in time to follow a family trying to escape oppression. The Big Dipper guides them through a frightful but rewarding voyage. Sing along with the slaves who used the song of the Drinking Gourd to travel north on foot from Alabama to Canada. Based on Jeanette Winters’ book by the same title, this show describes the astronomy behind the slave song “Follow the Drinking Gourd.”(ages 6-12) Reservations recommended

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4:00 pm

Laser Magic

February 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until February 16, 2019

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$10.00

Laser Magic Features songs by a variety of artists including songs like “We Are All Made of Stars” by Moby, “We Will Rock You” by Queen, “Best Day Of My Life” by American Authors, and “Let It Go” by Idina Menzel.(ages 6-12) Reservations recommended

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7:00 pm

To Worlds Beyond

February 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until February 23, 2019

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$10.00

To Worlds Beyond: A Journey through the Solar System We’ll start with a look at what stars and planets are visible in tonight’s sky. Then take an amazing journey through our solar system, visiting each of the planets, plus the famous dwarf planet, Pluto. Beautiful images taken from orbiting satellites blend with high-end animations and current information on our neighborhood of planets.(10-adult) Reservations recommended

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A Hole Lot of Fun! Mini Golf in Bernardsville Library/Adult Night

February 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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$35

Don’t let the winter blues get you down! On Friday and Saturday, February 8th and 9th, Bernardsville Library will be transformed into a mini golf course for all to enjoy! The whole community is pulling together to make this fundraiser for the Friends of the Bernardsville Library a big success. Join us for Adult Night on Saturday, February 9, 7:00-9:00 pm. Save the date and get your tickets at the door. Adult Night tickets are $35 for golf, food, and drinks including beer or wine. There will be international cuisine from local restaurants (Japanese, Chinese, and Mexican) plus appetizers and desserts. Tickets for Adult Night may also be purchased in advance at the Circulation Desk. The mini golf course will have 18 holes with one hole designed by the USGA Research and Test Center. The golf holes are sponsored by The Bernards Inn, Bernardsville Dental Care, the Bernardsville Library Board of Trustees, Richard & Susan Diegnan, Elite Taxi & Limousine, First Energy Foundation, Gerald York Optician, Kumon Math, Ludlow Heating & Cooling, Shikha & Ken Mayer, NGC Development, RegentAtlantic, Roselle Bank, and Nancy & Craig Verduin. Additional design support has been provided by the Bedwell Library, Bedwell Tech & Design, Learn More ...

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A Hole Lot of Fun! Mini Golf in Bernardsville Library

February 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on August 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm

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$5

Don’t let the winter blues get you down! On Friday and Saturday, February 8th and 9th, Bernardsville Library will be transformed into a mini golf course for all to enjoy! The whole community is pulling together to make this fundraiser for the Friends of the Bernardsville Library a big success. There are three exciting parts: Teen Night on Friday, February 8, 7:00-9:00 pm; Family Day on Saturday, February 9, 10:00 am-4:00 pm; and Adult Night on Saturday, February 9, 7:00-9:00 pm. Save the date and get your tickets at the door. Tickets for Teen Night are only $5/person to play mini golf. Pizza, beverages, and desserts will be offered for sale during the evening. Family Day tickets are also $5/person to play golf. Bagels, donuts, coffee, juice boxes and later hot dogs, hot pretzels, desserts, and beverages will be offered for purchase. Adult Night tickets are $35 for golf, food, and drinks including beer or wine. There will be international cuisine from local restaurants (Japanese, Chinese, and Mexican) plus appetizers and desserts. Tickets for Adult Night only may also be purchased in advance at the Circulation Desk. The mini golf course will have 18 holes with one hole designed by Learn More ...

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8:00 pm

Laser Love

February 9 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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$10.00

Laser Love Our newest laser concert celebrates LOVE! Songs include “Perfect” by Ed Sheeran, “I Got You Babe” by Sonny and Cher, and “Tale as Old as Time” from Beauty and the Beast. Shown on Feb. 9, 14, 15, & 16 @ 8:00 pm Reservations recommended

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