Thursday, October 31, 2013
From spooky to creepy to downright terrifying, these horror books are guaranteed to give you nightmares. Perfect for Halloween.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Toddlers (ages 19-35 months) came in to enjoy stories, songs and more with Miss Kiran and Miss Caitlin! This week's program was Halloween themed and we sang about bats flapping their wings, heard a story about a not-so-scary ghost named Woo, and got everyone moving with a few rounds of "Heads,...
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Majestic Lewis-Bryant of Browns Mills is the lucky winner of a copy of Allegiant, the final book in the Divergent trilogy by Veronica Roth. Teens voted for their favorite character of the trilogy for the drawing. Tris Prior was the top choice for favorite character. CONGRATULATIONS, MAJESTIC!
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Teachers, check out this interesting New York Times article on Clintondale High School's flipped courses. “Turning Education Upside Down” by Tina Rosenberg.
Sunday, October 27, 2013
After you’ve had a great time at the County Library’s After Hours Wine and Cheese Party, read up on another favorite adult American alcoholic beverage: Beer! While beer is not usually viewed as sophisticated as wine, many books in the BCLS system argue otherwise.
Friday, October 25, 2013
It’s almost Halloween, so what better time is there to check out a book by Stephen King or a movie based on his work from the Burlington County Library System? Stephen King is closely associated with stories that keep people awake at night, and the library is full of them. Scare on!
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
The Pemberton Library hosts four book clubs that feature reads geared to every age! If Pemberton's not the closest branch to you, check out the online events calendar for other book clubs that meet each month throughout the system! Grab a book and join a club!
Monday, October 21, 2013
Moms and caregivers bring their babies in each Monday for stories, songs, fingerplays and socialization activities. Here are some pictures from the past few weeks of programs! Bring in your baby to socialize, sing along and play with Miss Kiran! Click here to sign up for next week's program!
Monday, October 21, 2013
The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert (author of Eat, Pray, Love) features a clever female botanist. If this fictional character, Alma, were to stop by our library, she might check out these books on the wild world of plants.
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Books in our Oversize Collection showcase spectacular photographs and drawings.
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.