Location: Various Locations
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, which is celebrated each year to honor the Stonewall Riots that occurred on June 28, 1969 in New York City. Across the globe, various events are held during this special month as a way of recognizing the impace LGBT people have had...
Location: Various Locations
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Did you know the library has a free, online reading tracker service for customers to participate in reading programs, log their reading, access book lists and complete activity track challenges? Beanstack is provided to cardholders and much like the popular site Goodreads, it also keeps a log of...
Location: Various Locations
Friday, May 25, 2018
Getting to space is no easy feat, especially when you’re the first woman to attempt to do so. Born on May 26, 1951, Sally Ride was a brilliant Stanford University Physics major who managed to beat out thousands of other applicants to become NASA’s first female astronaut to fly in space on the STS-7...
Location: Various Locations
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Have you ever wondered about the origins of your hometown? Who were the first settlers? Where did they come from? How has the town evolved over the years? You can find the answers to these questions and more in the New Jersey collection at your favorite BCLS location. Burlington County is bursting...
Location: Various Locations
Friday, May 18, 2018
Mary Pope Osborne, best known as the author of the award-winning Magic Tree House series, was born in Fort Sill, Oklahoma on May 20, 1949. By the time she was 15, Mary had already lived in Oklahoma, Austria, Florida and four different army posts in Virginia and North Carolina. After her father...
Location: Various Locations
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Having respect for yourself and confidence in your own abilities and self-worth is so important. According to nationalteenselfesteemmonth.com, a few ways to become a better you are to accept yourself, love the people around you, eat healthy, exercise, respect the planet, and be awesome! One way to...
Location: Various Locations
Friday, May 11, 2018
With the recent news that MoviePass revived its unlimited plan, it’s time to mark your calendar for the movies you can’t miss this year. And what better place to start than movies that originated from great books. With a range from children’s classics like Mary Poppins, to new buzzworthy...
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month! To celebrate, we’ve put together a selection of books written by and about women of Asian and Pacific Islander heritages in the United States. Learn about the lives of women coming from these ethnic backgrounds – in their own words. What does “Asian/...
Location: Bordentown
Friday, May 4, 2018
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, May 4 was deemed May the Force (be with you) or Star Wars day. And so, it would follow that libraries across the country named May Star Wars Month! Among a slew of Star Wars events planned at our branches, Bordentown Library is excited to host special...
Location: Bordentown
Thursday, May 3, 2018
The Burlington County Library System is so lucky to have a team with wide-ranging knowledge and diverse interests. While many customers may know the names and faces of librarians at their local branch, we want to take the time to introduce more of our staff from around the system. Greetings, I’m...

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