Location: Pinelands
Thursday, January 19, 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. So, each month we...
Location: Various Locations
Thursday, January 19, 2017
Hey kids! Did you know you can explore age-appropriate topics while developing online research skills with an award-winning, trusted content source? Want to dig into engaging, fun entries on kid-friendly subjects, plus special daily features? Interested in checking out Fun Facts and then taking a...
Location: Various Locations
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
BCLS is helping kids fight the wintertime blues with our Winter Reading Challenge! Open to children ages 11 and under, the Winter Reading Challenge kicks off February 1 and runs all month long. Simply pick up a paper game board at any BCLS branch, or play online using Beanstack, to complete 28...
Location: Various Locations
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,...
Location: Various Locations
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...
Location: Various Locations
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...
Location: Various Locations
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...
Location: County Library
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Are you a small business owner, an entrepreneur just getting started with a fledgling enterprise, or an “intrapreneur” trying to implement change? Learn how to work smarter by applying innovative "lean startup" concepts and helpful tools at this two-part, highly interactive workshop at the County...
Location: Various Locations
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...
Location: County Library
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
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, “Soulful Connections,” is a selection of vibrant collection of acrylic and mixed media paintings on canvas and paper that will...

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