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...
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
September 15th marked the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage Month. During this time the nation celebrates the history and culture of those who come from the Caribbean, Mexico, Spain and Central and South America (Library of Congress, n.d.).To learn more about the observation, visit the...
Sunday, September 15, 2013
Fall is quickly approaching and that means it's time for apples! Find out where you can pick or purchase apples from local farms and get inspired by creative recipes.
Friday, September 13, 2013
Do you have triskaidekaphobia (fear of the number 13)? Ever wonder how Friday the 13th became such an unlucky day?
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
The Friends of the Pemberton Community Library are showcasing the artwork of local artist Alice Domineske in the Pemberton Community Library from September through October. There are over 30 paintings using pastel and watercolor mediums displayed.
Monday, September 9, 2013
The Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders and its regional partners, the Burlington County Bridge Commission and the Burlington County Chamber of Commerce, are pleased to announce the new ”Shop Burlington County First” campaign to keep Burlington County’s economy strong and growing.
Monday, September 9, 2013
Cinnaminson Library is showcasing artwork by Frank Mc Culla, a local artist, during the month of September. Mr. Mc Culla works with a variety of media, including picture collage, tissue paper and oil on glass. He continues to hone his craft by taking classes at the Willingboro Art Alliance at the...
Monday, September 9, 2013
Headquarters recently hosted an ocean themed Learning Adventure program for children ages 4 to 6. During the program children were read non-fiction and informative picture books. Stories included Amazing Animals: Ocean Odyssey by Tony Mitton; Somewhere in the Ocean by Jennifer Ward; and Smiley...
Friday, September 6, 2013
Friends of the Burlington County Library, Inc., are holding a Paperback Book Sale at the County Library in Westampton tomorrow, Saturday, September 07, 2013.  The sale starts at  9:00 am runs until 4:00 pm.
Friday, September 6, 2013
Come by the Evesham Library and take a look at the new display in our lobby.  It's Pez, Pez, and more Pez!  One of our young library patrons has graciously displayed his collection of Pez dispensers.  The display if fun, colorful, and chock full of our most beloved characters. Do you have a...