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...
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Today is World Vegetarian Day! It serves as a day to celebrate healthy eating and the vegetarian lifestyle alongside raising awareness on this social and heath issue. The Burlington County Library System has a vast collection of cookbooks, nutrition guides, and children's books on living the...
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
The Youth Services department at Headquarters has created their own version of Mr. Potato Head! With a variety of features, hairstyles and accessories, children will have fun decorating the iconic figure. Stop in and look for the large cut out located next to the staff offices under the window...
Saturday, September 28, 2013
After you stop by the Pet Expo today, check out one of our many books about pets here at the library!
Friday, September 27, 2013
Every weekend starts with Friday, so why not kick off your weekend with a little bit of Joe Friday! Dragnet is one of the most famous police procedural dramas in media history. Throughout its many iterations (radio, television and film) the cases of Los Angeles police detective, Sergeant Joe Friday...
Thursday, September 26, 2013
 “Putting Burlington County Back To Work!” to be Held Sept. 27
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read! This week is set aside to highlight the value of free and open access to information. Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries...
Monday, September 23, 2013
Autumn officially began on September 22nd. Celebrate the new season in your classroom with fun, educational activities. Check out the links below for suggestions! Autumn Lesson Plans and Ideas Awesome Autumn!
Thursday, September 19, 2013
We've received some questions in regards to the differences in layout and functionality of our new catalog...
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Yarr! Welcome ye book-lubbers to the Burrrrlington County Library System, one of the finest ships that grace these fair seas! Did ye know that today be International Talk Like a Pirate Day?
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Looking for a beautiful way to start your day? Check out some of these books on the famous artist Claude Monet! He was a founder of French impressionist painting, and the most effective at demonstrating the movement's philosophy of expressing one's perceptions before nature. The term Impressionism...
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
We are always looking to enhance your experience of using the library. With the recent expansion of our main location in Westampton, the addition of a 260 seat auditorium and an extension of our online features, 2013 has been a busy year for us! As we move forward into 2014, we are looking to take...