Location: Various Locations
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Clear your calendars for the NEA Big Read at BCLS, a celebration of Dashiell Hammett’s thrilling detective tale The Maltese Falcon. During this time, we're also celebrating the 1941 film starring Humphrey Bogart. Directed by John Huston, this classic translation of the book is considered one of the...
Location: Various Locations
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Get ready to celebrate your right to read during Banned Books Week! Each year, the American Library Association (ALA) designates a week in September to celebrate and acknowledge challenged books. The designated week, which this year runs from Sept. 25 to Oct. 1, brings attention to censorship and...
Friday, September 23, 2016
National Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the achievements of Hispanics in the United States. Observed between September 15 and October 15 each year, it coincides with the independence days of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Mexico and Chile. During the month, Latinos...
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Lean startup is a modern method for business development that has been successfully applied to startups and existing businesses, as well as nonprofits and government. It was pioneered by New York Times best-selling author Eric Ries. The key premise: early contact with customers provides rapid...
Location: Various Locations
Friday, September 16, 2016
September 17 marks the third annual Batman Day, which began in 2014 as a celebration of the Dark Knight’s 75th anniversary and continues as a celebration of one of the world’s most popular superheroes.  Batman, also known as billionaire playboy Bruce Wayne, was first introduced in Detective Comics...
Location: Various Locations
Friday, September 16, 2016
Oprah has added a new book to her book club list! The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead follows Cora, a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. After learning about the railroad, Cora decides to take a chance and head north, where things do not go as planned. In the novel, Whitehead takes...
Location: Bordentown
Thursday, September 15, 2016
On September 15, more than 130 countries will participate in the Seventh Annual International Dot Day, a day that celebrates creativity and collaboration by challenging everyone to “make their mark.”  International Dot Day gained its inspiration from the book by Peter H. Reynolds, The Dot, which...
Location: County Library
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Stop by the County Library to view the artwork of Elizabeth Kirby, a freelance artist who has sold her work at galleries, cafés, book stores, and online. The exhibit, “Colors Speak (louder than words),” is a selection of vibrant mixed media and acrylic paintings on canvas and paper that will...
Location: Bordentown
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
“Scooby-Doo Where Are You?” – the popular animated TV series that introduced children to four teenagers and a big dog who find adventure and solve a mystery in every episode - premiered on September 13, 1969. And it’s no mystery that 47 years later, the show continues to appeal to a wide range of...
Location: County Library
Monday, September 12, 2016
Burlington County Library System is proud to welcome Julie Rivett, our featured speaker as part of the NEA Big Read. Rivett, granddaughter of Maltese Falcon author Dashiell Hammett, will recount her ancestor's journey from pulp fiction to popular culture on Saturday, October 22 in the County...

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