Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Hollywood is borrowing plenty of plots from the page this year. From tales of real life, like the dysfunctional nomadic memoir The Glass Castle, to stories of truly epic fantasy, like The Gunslinger, there’s something for everyone. Here are some highlights from the list of Books to Movies,...
Friday, January 13, 2017
Civil rights leader, theologian, pastor, writer – Martin Luther King Jr. was all these and more. His assassination in 1968 cut short a truly remarkable life of achievement and commitment to social change and justice. The holiday that honors him, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, is the only federal...
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Lois Lowry received the Margaret A. Edwards award recognizing a "significant and lasting contribution to young adult literature" for her 1993 title The Giver. Many of us may remember The Giver from a school assignment, or perhaps the movie version that came out a few years ago and featured a Taylor...
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Check out the Volunteer Center of Burlington County’s 11th Annual Martin Luther King Day Challenge. Burlington County residents of all ages are invited to stop by the County Library on Monday, January 16 to help commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day through community service. For more information...
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Celebrate 31 Days of Zen with BCLS. It's the start of another New Year and that means it’s time to welcome new opportunities for reflection and self-improvement. So if you’re already busy making up that ambitious list of resolutions for 2017, BCLS wants to help! Throughout the month of January, we...