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...
Friday, August 4, 2017
Lately I’ve been on a mystery kick, and while there’s nothing like a suspenseful story to keep those pages turning, sometimes you need a break from the murder and mayhem. Sometimes, you just need a book with a happy, or at least minimally devastating, ending. Let’s take that a step further –...
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
You say you love cats and you love your cozy mysteries with cats, so let me introduce you to some sleuthing duos.  Mrs. Murphy, Diesel, Hamlet and Elvis are just a few of the feline characters who, along with their human companions, love to solve mysteries.  So find a quiet place to curl up and...