Location: Various Locations
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Last summer, BCLS unveiled Beanstack, a free, online tool to track summer reading. Now we’re expanding! Beanstack was developed by husband-and-wife team Felix Lloyd and Jordan Lloyd Bookey as a way to provide families with book recommendations that would meet the specific needs of their...
Location: Various Locations
Thursday, April 20, 2017
You may have heard the name Michael Crichton. Even if you can’t place the name, chances are pretty great you’ve read or watched one of Crichton’s works. Just to name a few – he created and produced TV drama ER, co-wrote the screenplay for Twister, and penned page-turners such as The Andromeda...
Location: Various Locations, Bordentown
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Romance Novels. You know the stigmas. Scandalous. Poorly written. Guilty pleasure. Embarrassing covers. Who even reads those things? The truth is, the romance genre is one of the most popular at the library. If you search for “romance” on our online catalog, you’ll find more than 3,000 titles of...
Location: County Library
Monday, April 17, 2017
Are you a parent or educator watching kids scroll through life with rapid-fire thumbs and six-second attention spans? Are you a tween or teen tethered to your smartphone and addicted your screen time? If so, don’t miss Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age, a documentary that addresses one of...
Location: Various Locations
Thursday, April 13, 2017
We’re celebrating Autism Awareness Month with a spotlight on sensory programs and collections. There’s a saying, “If you know one person with autism, you know one person with autism.” Understanding that this is a spectrum disorder inspires us to offer a variety of programs to meet different needs....
Location: Cinnaminson, Maple Shade, Pemberton
Thursday, April 13, 2017
For nearly 50 years, Earth Day has been celebrated on April 22. This day shines a spotlight on our environment and what we can do to protect it to safeguard our future and future generations. This year’s theme, Environmental and Climate Literacy, brings focus to a commitment to educate students and...
Location: Various Locations
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Listening to an audiobook is a great way to enhance a child’s language and listening skills, such as learning proper pronunciations and recognizing the tone of a book. Audiobooks may also be a way to entice reluctant readers, or help those who have a reading disability. We also have book kits that...
Location: Various Locations
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Ever since Beverly Cleary first wrote about D.E.A.R. in Ramona Quimby, Age 8, D.E.A.R. programs have been held nationwide each year on April 12 in honor of the author’s birthday. What is D.E.A.R.? Those four letters stand for Drop Everything and Read and serve as a reminder to folks of all ages to...
Location: Various Locations
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
The release of a new Shaun Tan project is always a reason to rejoice. An award-winning Australian artist/author/filmmaker, Tan excels at “…creating very simple, complex little worlds that everyone can enjoy and easily revisit at different times in their life,” according to The Book That Made Me: A...
Location: Various Locations
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
The Burlington County Library System is so lucky to have a team with wide-ranging knowledge and diverse interests. Over the past four months, we've been featuring staff from different locations throughout the BCLS. Today is National Library Workers Day and we think there's no better time to revisit...

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