Thursday, May 16, 2013
Splish, splash I was taking a bath... at the library!  Children ages 3-4 had fun at our bathtime storytime today.  We read stories about bathtubs, bubbles and a bear who wouldn't take a bath!  We ended our storytime by dancing to some great bath songs with scarves and making music with rhythm...
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Many high school and college students across the county are in the midst of final exams and projects. During this stressful time, students may be looking for a quiet place to work. Several of the BCLS locations contain quiet study rooms; which are great for studying, working on projects and group...
Monday, May 6, 2013
May 6th commences National Teacher Appreciation Week. During this time, communities around the nation honor the hardworking teachers who provide valuable educations to students of all ages. Don’t forget, May 7th is National Teacher Day!
Monday, May 6, 2013
On Saturday, May 4th, the Pemberton Community Library hosted a Star Wars party! Kids were invited to participate in a scavenger hunt that took them across the galaxy in search of all their favorite characters from the Star Wars films. They also navigated the swamps of Naboo and delicately passed...
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Growing up there seemed to be westerns on our one and only television regularly and usually they starred either The Duke (for you younger folk that’s John Wayne), Lee Marvin or Clint Eastwood.   Now I have no memory of actually watching these movies, but just by being in the vicinity of them they...
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
May 7th is National Teacher Day. On this day, communities and schools honor the teachers that enrich the lives and educations of students. To learn how your school and community can commemorate the event visit the National Teacher Day page on the National Education Association website!  
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Who is your favorite superhero?  Ironman, Spiderman, Batgirl ... or is it one of The Avengers?  We had a few superhero experts in our midst yesterday, and we learned all kinds of superhero facts.  Then we played "Name that Superhero" and his or her special power.  What was the craft you ask?  Well...
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Carol Erickson, who is a meteorologist for CBS Channel 3 and so much more, paid us a visit at the Evesham Library last Sunday!  She was here to talk about a cause very dear to her heart.  She is so passionate about educating people about the humane treatment of animals that she wrote a book called...
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
With Earth Day and Arbor Day falling in the same week, many educators are incorporating environmental activities into the classroom. Whether planting a tree, cleaning a park, or starting a recycling project, students are learning how to care for the planet. As a result, students and may want to...
Monday, April 22, 2013
There is now a website for the Open Book Club. On the Currently Reading page, you'll find all of our upcoming reads. If you click on the titles, you will get more information about the book. Most links lead to a list of discussion questions.  The Discussion Boards page takes you to links where you...
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Pitter, Patter, Drip, Drop, Splish, Splash, Sploosh!  Children ages 3-4 participated in some rain dances and pretend puddle jumping at our Rainy Day storytime today.  We read stories about rainy days and made some music with rhythm sticks and egg shakers throughout our program!
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Take a look at what the talented patrons at the Cinnaminson Branch Library did with their “peeps” during its second annual Peep-a-Palooza.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
On April 13th the Burlington County's Cinnaminson Branch Library played host to over 30 teens at the Sci-Fi Teen Lock In! Teens participated in a night of fun, science fiction themed activities and games! 
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Kids at the Pinelands Library enjoyed many rounds of Book Cover Bingo yesterday. We played some fun variations on the traditional game, including "blackout" which is when you have to cover your entire bingo board to win! All of the kids who attended won some great prizes, as you can see in the...
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Guess who visited the Evesham Library?  Firefighter Tom Horner of the Evesham Fire Department read us a story, taught us some fire safety tips, and showed us his firetruck!