Location: Various Locations
Thursday, April 14, 2016
In 1919, three Burlington County teachers, Caroline LeConey, Alice Shreve and Margaret McLedan, suggested to the NJ State Library Director that county libraries be established state-wide. Burlington County Assemblyman Emmor Roberts drafted a County Library Law and presented it to the Legislature....
Location: Various Locations
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Back in 1981, Beverly Cleary was busy working on her sixth book starring Ramona Quimby, a character she had introduced along with Henry Huggins in another one of her stories. After receiving numerous letters from young fans who mentioned reading Cleary's stories during the reading programs they...
Location: Various Locations
Monday, April 11, 2016
Celebrate the value and contributions of libraries during National Library Week (April 10-16). This year’s theme is Libraries Transform. The American Library Association wants to you to share the value of libraries with the rest of the world. Express yourself with a speech bubble and create your...
Location: Various Locations
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Are you a student writing a pro/con paper? Points of View Reference Center presents an overview of a topic, followed by a point and counterpoint. With this convenient set up, you'll be able to to start with a summary of your topic, establish the point you are going to argue throughout the paper,...
Location: County Library
Sunday, April 3, 2016
On Saturday, March 19th the County Library of the Burlington County Library System hosted its 2nd annual Makers Faire in partnership with the statewide NJ Makers Day.  Over 500 children, teens and adults attended the event to celebrate and explore maker culture!  Over 30 maker stations were...
Location: Various Locations
Friday, April 1, 2016
Whether you loved the book, hated the book, or just need a good laugh, check out these parody novels. Can you guess which novel is being imitated? The Hunger Pains Petrucha, StefanT741.59 Pet The hit science fiction novel series gets the Papercutz Slices parody treatment, right before the...
Location: Various Locations
Friday, April 1, 2016
Katniss Everdeen, Samwise Gamgee, Rincewind, Claire Fraser, Harry Potter, The Gunslinger, Ramona Quimby, and Stannis Baratheon. These characters all exist within multi-book series and hold a special place in popular culture. In fact, it seems that ongoing series are an infatuation the modern reader...
Location: Various Locations
Thursday, March 31, 2016
Is spring cleaning still a thing? Maybe, because for many people, spring signifies a fresh start and an opportunity to re-set life with a little assistance from a self-help guide. One such topic is getting rid of clutter and cleaning up. These authors have mastered the arts of orderliness and...
Location: Various Locations
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
T-ball! Baseball! Softball! The spring season is here and you’ve been drafted to coach for your local teams! Want to boost those rusty skills? Check out one of these resources for help with the basics: The little league guide to tee ball by Ned McIntosh       Coaching youth baseball by American...
Location: County Library
Sunday, March 27, 2016
Come to the Lean Venture Series!  Stage Two, Does My Idea Have Legs, will start up on Thursday, April 7, at 6:30pm.  Even if you missed the first five weeks of the Lean Venture Series, Stage Two is designed for any entrepreneur, startup, small business owner or non-profit manager who wants to test...

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