The Bernardsville Public Library is hosting a public reception on Sunday to allow the public to meet and greet the library's new director, April L. Judge, who took over the post on Jan. 2.
The reception, hosted by the library Board of Trustees, will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday in the community room at the library at 1 Anderson Hill Road in Bernardsville.Refreshments will be served. Anyone who is interested in meeting her is invited to drop in.
The Board of Trustees of Bernardsville Public Library selected April L. Judge as the library's new permanent Executive Director in December. Judge, a Morris Township resident, previously was director at the West Caldwell Public Library.
Anne Meany, former director of both the Bernardsville and Basking Ridge public libraries, had been serving as the Bernardsville library's interim director since late last summer. Former Bernardsville Library Director Karen Brodsky left on Aug. 31, to take a library director's position in Chatham.
Donald Burset, president of the Board of Trustees said in December, ”We are all proud that our library is widely known as the jewel of Bernardsville. Our community deserves an executive director who is committed to sustaining the greatness our library has achieved."
He added he and the board are anticipating that under Judge’s leadership, and "with the tireless efforts of our professional staff and volunteers and the support of the community at large, Bernardsville Public Library will continue to be 'A World at Your Doorstep.'"