Thursday, October 17, 2013
You have a story inside you, don’t you? Maybe it’s a science fiction novel. Maybe it’s a memoir. Maybe it’s a romance or an inspirational story. Whatever your story is, it’s time to put it into words, perhaps even 50,000 of them.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Check out the wealth of material BCLS has on our friends that walk slow and eat brains, zombies! There has been a flood of interest in zombies in recent years, from books on how to survive a potential zombie attack, a television show, a big-budget film starring Brad Pitt, and even zombie comedy...
Monday, October 14, 2013
Created by Mary Pope Osborne and Random House Children’s, Reading Buddies Week encourages young readers to team up with an experienced reader. A reading buddy can be another student, sibling, parent, aunt, uncle, grandparent etc.With a reading buddy children are able to develop their reading skills...
Friday, October 11, 2013
Enjoy the fall foliage in Historic Smithville Park as the Burlington County Freeholders present fun activities throughout the day! SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2013 803 Smithville Road • 3/4 mile off Route 38 in Eastampton
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Come on October 23, 2013 to the County Library auditorium for a FREE introductory session on BUSINESS ASSESSMENT AND GOAL SETTING, presented by BCLS and SCORE.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
One of the most significant features of the new catalog is the ability to limit search results. This feature appears on the left-hand side of the screen after you have searched for an item. For example, let’s say you search ‘The Hunger Games’ in the search bar.  On the left-hand side of the screen...
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
October 13th marks the beginning of Teen Read Week. This week long celebration encourages teens to become regular readers. This year’s theme is Seek the Unknown, which includes mystery, adventure, sci-fi, and fantasy books.  To learn more about the observation, visit the YALSA Teen Read Week page.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Karlinia Flower of Browns Mills is the lucky winner of her very own copy of Rick Riordan's newest book in the Heroes of Olympus series, The House of Hades! She was one of the many that answered the question about the Prophecy of Seven (from the Heroes of Olympus series)  correctly: "Seven half-...
Monday, October 7, 2013
The Burlington County Art Guild presents The Fifth Annual Gisela J. Bly Juried Members Exhibit October 5 through November 1, 2013 at the Burlington County Library's art gallery. All visitors are invited to attend the Awards Reception from 1-3pm on Saturday October 19, 2013.  Meet the artists and...
Friday, October 4, 2013
Picture books are generally for children in preschool through 3rd grade, but they are entertaining for all ages. The pictures in these books help tell the story, unlike illustrated books where pictures are just decoration for the text. Picture books can be full of words or wordless, colorful or...
Friday, October 4, 2013
There were tons of cute furry friends in attendance at this year's Pet Expo. We spotted dogs of all sizes, puppies up for adoption, some fluffy kittens, a couple of bunnies, a chicken on a leash, and even some wolves! Check out a few of the adorable mugs we caught on camera. Hope you (and your...
Thursday, October 3, 2013
Thomas "Tom" Clancy, an American author best known for his technically detailed espionage and military science storylines set during and in the aftermath of the Cold War, passed away on October 2nd.
Thursday, October 3, 2013
Ever thought about playing an instrument but didn’t know where to begin? Try these helpful books and DVDs! Whatever instrument appeals to you, BCLS has the resources you need to music up your life. Good luck!
Thursday, October 3, 2013
Almost every story has a moral, a lesson to help distinguish between right and wrong. Now, a room with over 10,000 stories is getting a mural of its own! Work has begun on the artwork set to grace the walls of the children's room here in Westampton!
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Headquarters recently hosted a Learning Adventure program on forest animals. During the program children were read non-fiction and informative picture books. Stories included Amazing Animals: Fantastic Forest by Tony Mitton; Forest Bright, Forest Night by Jennifer Ward; and Looking for a Moose by...