Thursday, April 27, 2017
Last summer, BCLS unveiled Beanstack, a free, online tool to track summer reading. Now we’re expanding! Beanstack was developed by husband-and-wife team Felix Lloyd and Jordan Lloyd Bookey as a way to provide families with book recommendations that would meet the specific needs of their...
Thursday, April 20, 2017
You may have heard the name Michael Crichton. Even if you can’t place the name, chances are pretty great you’ve read or watched one of Crichton’s works. Just to name a few – he created and produced TV drama ER, co-wrote the screenplay for Twister, and penned page-turners such as The Andromeda...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Romance Novels. You know the stigmas. Scandalous. Poorly written. Guilty pleasure. Embarrassing covers. Who even reads those things? The truth is, the romance genre is one of the most popular at the library. If you search for “romance” on our online catalog, you’ll find more than 3,000 titles of...
Thursday, April 13, 2017
We’re celebrating Autism Awareness Month with a spotlight on sensory programs and collections. There’s a saying, “If you know one person with autism, you know one person with autism.” Understanding that this is a spectrum disorder inspires us to offer a variety of programs to meet different needs....
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Listening to an audiobook is a great way to enhance a child’s language and listening skills, such as learning proper pronunciations and recognizing the tone of a book. Audiobooks may also be a way to entice reluctant readers, or help those who have a reading disability. We also have book kits that...