Location: Various Locations
Monday, November 13, 2017
What’s the best part about fall? Curling up with a warm beverage and a hot new book release. Here’s a short list of popular requests, including the latest release in a popular series. Explore these authors and more when you browse our online catalog. Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward...
Location: Various Locations
Thursday, November 9, 2017
It’s that time of year when we give thanks for a good harvest. Then we stuff ourselves with that harvest - turkey, stuffing, gravy, rolls, corn, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, green beans, pumpkin pie, and more! This tradition - which originally featured items such as lobster and swan - comes...
Location: Various Locations
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Calling all fans of Wonder, the book by R.J. Palacio! We’ve compiled a list of read-alike titles to pass the time while you anxiously await the November 17 movie release. In Wonder, we met Auggie, a ten year old fifth-grader with a facial abnormality who stole our hearts. Auggie’s love for his...
Location: County Library
Thursday, November 2, 2017
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. Hey, everyone! I...
Location: County Library
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
This fall, BCLS is proud to host three highly-acclaimed dance performances in the Burlington County Library Auditorium. Presented live on stage, our Fall Friday Night series will bring a diverse selection of culturally-enriching entertainment to area residents. With the support of The Friends of...
Location: Various Locations
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
BCLS recently upgraded the online catalog with new features that will enable users to have a better experience when searching for a title or browsing our collection. There are hundreds of minor improvements throughout the system, but these highlights are the major changes you'll encounter....
Location: Various Locations
Monday, October 30, 2017
Night falls fast and the October chill is in the air. With winter right around the corner and the land transitioning to the dark, seemingly dead season, it isn’t hard to believe that people centuries ago thought the spirits of the dead walked among the living on All Hallows Eve. This year, as...
Location: Various Locations
Sunday, October 29, 2017
Break out the flashlights and hide under your covers, it’s All Hallows Read! Throughout the month of October, we share our favorite stories. Some are scary, some are funny and others are creepy classics! There will be stories for children, teens and adults to listen to at home while munching candy...
Location: Various Locations
Monday, October 23, 2017
It’s the spookiest time of year again! Halloween, one of America’s favorite holidays, combined elements from the Celtic holiday Samhain, Roman festivals, and the Catholic holiday All Saints Day to become “a secular, community-based event characterized by child friendly activities.” Thankfully,...
Location: Various Locations
Monday, October 23, 2017
Born on October 23, 1942, the late master sci-fi filmmaker and author Michael Crichton would be 75 this year. Although best known for Jurassic Park, Crichton also introduced the world to the popular TV series ER. Of course, as a graduate of Harvard Medical School, he knew a few things about the...

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