Tuesday, August 22, 2017
“I define science fiction as the art of the possible. Fantasy is the art of the impossible” –Ray Bradbury– Welcome back to our exploration of literary genres! In the last installment, we talked about magical realism; in this one, we’ll look more closely at science fiction and, more specifically...
Monday, August 21, 2017
Want to go treasure hunting? Stop by the Cinnaminson Library on Monday, September 18. First, we’ll be hosting Lori Potpinka from New Jersey's Unclaimed Property Administration, who will discuss how the Unclaimed Property System works. From lost checks to dormant bank accounts, you never know...
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Learning to read can be a daunting task for everyone. At home, children may feel alone or pressured to impress their parents. At school, they may feel crowded, overwhelmed, or afraid to embarrass themselves in front of classmates. How can we, as parents, educators, and librarians, help to ease some...
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Ready to discover (or rediscover) one of the most unique, imaginative and talented children’s book author/illustrators of all time? If so, turn your attention to the works of David Wiesner. Born and raised in Bridgewater, NJ, and now residing in Chestnut Hill, PA, Wiesner is a three-time Caldecott...
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Looking to read something a little different this summer? Whether it’s history, science, self-help or memoirs, BCLS is the place to find the newest releases. Try one of these popular titles: A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley This true story of survival and triumph against incredible odds is...