Location: Various Locations
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...
Location: Cinnaminson
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...
Location: Bordentown, Evesham, Maple Shade
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...
Location: Various Locations
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...
Location: Various Locations
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...
Location: Various Locations
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 –...
Location: Riverton
Thursday, August 3, 2017
The Burlington County Library System is so lucky to have a team with wide-ranging knowledge and diverse interests. While many customers may know the names and faces of librarians at their local branch, we want to take the time to introduce more of our staff from around the system. Hello, my name...
Location: Various Locations
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...
Location: Various Locations
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Did you know BCLS has thousands of ebooks and audio ebooks you can borrow for free? All you need is a library card and a device, and now, thanks to Libby, it takes just a few taps to find and borrow a title. Libby is a new streamlined reading app experience just released by OverDrive, the library...
Location: County Library
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
As part of his summer-long tour of nine states, New York pop artist and author Michael Albert will pop into the Burlington County Library in August to offer two special art programs and showcase his work. The author of the autobiography An Artist’s America, Albert is well known for the collages he...

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