General Information

General Information pages

Board of Trustees Meeting Dates

Please take notice that the Library Board of Bernards Township will meet to discuss or act upon public business on each of the dates set forth below at the Library, 32 South Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge, New Jersey.


History of the Library


Bernards Township is a unique community with citizens of long residence and longer memories. Their recollections inspire an author to produce a polished book worthy of the resources.

The early dedicated library pioneers left behind volumes of minutes, at times so detailed as to reveal true book lovers, community movers and shakers. We all are recipients of their tireless efforts.

Library Catalog

Morris Automated Information Network [MAIN] Library Catalog

Bernards Township Library is a member of the Morris Automated Information Network [MAIN], a New Jersey organization of 36 municipal public libraries and the Morris County Library. These libraries share a computer system and offer the 26,000+ residents of Bernards Township and 470,000 residents of Morris county an online library catalog that lists over 2 million items.

Leisure Learning

The Fall 2016 session of Leisure Learning will run from September 12 - November 14.
(There will be no sessions on Mondays October 3 and October 10.) 

This continuing education program offers adults eight Mondays of morning lectures in art, music, literature, history, politics, and current affairs, as well as eight afternoon musical performances.

Registrants can attend three of the many program choices offered each Monday for the entire eight week semester. 


Board of Trustees


(Back) Tim Opremcak, Lisa Marshall (former Trustee), Kippy Piedici, MaryJane McNally, John Carpenter, Jonathan Vidler

(Front): Tania McCabe, Ruth Lufkin, Lorraine Pires

Not Pictured:  Alyson Galusha

Vision and Mission Statement


To cultivate an inviting community destination, where curiosity can spark discovery.


Bernards Township Library’s mission is to inform, enrich and connect our community.

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