Location: County Library
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
School’s almost out for the summer! Shut your locker, gather your friends and head to The County Library for a little relaxation. Library and Chill, a special program geared for ages 14 to 18, will be held on Friday, June 10 beginning at 6 p.m. Kick back and unwind with board games, get creative...
Location: Various Locations
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
With the BCLS eight-week Summer Reading Program starting on Monday, June 20, we thought we'd help you stock up on stories with these series from our collection. Featuring something for everyone, our list includes mysteries, historical fiction, fantasy, graphic novels and more. There's no limit to...
Location: Various Locations
Sunday, May 29, 2016
Want to find your ancestors, but don't know where to start? It's easier than you think. You can access Ancestry.com from one of our library computers to search for your relatives in more than 30,000 collections containing 16 billion historical records. To get started, simply bring in the...
Location: Various Locations
Sunday, May 29, 2016
Beach blanket, umbrella, towel, sun screen? Check. There’s one more thing you need to bring on your beach trip, and that’s a good book! Nothing beats relaxing by the beach (or pool) with a page-turner in hand. Nantucket, Sea Breeze and Martha's Vineyard may sound like peaceful getaways, but does...
Location: Various Locations
Friday, May 27, 2016
This month brings to a close a favorite book series among young children and young-at-heart readers everywhere. Mo Willems’ tales of Elephant and Piggie come to an end with The Thank You Book, the 25th published adventure of Gerald, the thoughtful, worrying Elephant, and Piggie, his exuberant and...
Location: Various Locations
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Start Applying Now that you’ve identified a few promising job listings, it’s time to start applying. Many employers today accept online applications and your local library maintains public computers you can access for free. It’s a good idea to be prepared, so consider pulling together some...
Location: Various Locations
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Looking for some engaging and entertaining stories for preschoolers? Don’t know where to start? With so many wonderful books available, it can be challenging to make a selection. The Burlington County Library System is ready to help. Check out this list of 20 exciting read-aloud stories that are...
Location: Burlington
Monday, May 23, 2016
Hey, teens! Summer is almost here and the Teen Services Department at BCLS is ready with info and activities to help enhance all of your free time over the next few months. First, you should check out your local branch’s programs. Libraries throughout our system offer teen-specific programming,...
Location: Various Locations
Saturday, May 21, 2016
Summer Reading at the Burlington County Library System is an eight-week program where all ages are invited to pick up a book and get rewarded for time spent reading! The more time you spend reading, the more chances you have to win. With thirty days to prepare, here are a few ways to get...
Location: Various Locations
Friday, May 20, 2016
In preparation for the highly anticipated premiere of AMC’s new series Preacher on Sunday, May 22, BCLS has ordered some fresh copies of the Garth Ennis’ and Steve Dillon’s irreverent comic (graphic novel, for you fancy types) of the same name. Described as “heartfelt, caustic and unapologetically...

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