Celebrate “maker culture” with hands-on tech fun, do-it-yourself projects, crafts, demonstrations and more during the Burlington County Library’s “Makers Faire” set for Saturday, March 21 from noon to 3pm. Part of the first annual New Jersey Makers Day, the event will feature something for everyone at the Westampton facility, and admission is free.
Kids, ages 2-6, joined Miss Marsha during a Frozen themed Super Saturday where everyone made their own snowman!
On Monday, October 27th, Magician Steve treated families to a fun-filled Halloween magic show! Children played a magical game of hide and seek with Gertrude the Witch, helped put bones on a skeleton, and made ghosts disappear!
On Monday, October 27th, storyteller Denise McCormack shared spooky Halloween tales with children ages 4 to 7. Participants were treated to stories about a witch’s house, a creepy piece of gum, and a little old lady who wasn't afraid of anything!
Lego lovers of all ages are invited to stop by the County Library children's department to enjoy the variety of LEGO creations that were built during our most recent Legos at the Library program!
Looking for some great Halloween reads? Check out this list from Mashable. All titles available here at the library!
On Saturday, October 18, Headquarters had a Take Apart Tech Maker program for teens ages 12-18. Aspiring teen technicians at the program got to take apart many different types of deceased electronic devices, including a hard drive, a handheld scanner and two VCR/DVD players to see what's inside
October 12th -18th is Teen Read Week! This annual celebration encourages teens to become regular readers and library users. The theme this year is Turn Dreams into Reality. To learn more, visit the YALSA Teen Read Week page.
Bring your gently used costumes & accessories down to the library and swap them for a ticket for another donated costume. Costume drop off runs until October 10th.
As September approaches, educators are preparing for the new school year. BCLS has compiled a list of resources for teachers to consult for back-to-school planning!