Location: Various Locations
Monday, December 28, 2015
Start the New Year off on the right foot...literally. On January 1, 2016, NJ State Parks are holding a series of First Day Hikes across the state. A few are being held at local sites, including Rancocas State Park and Wharton State Forest. If you miss these guided hikes, let these books be your...
Location: County Library, Maple Shade, Riverton
Saturday, December 26, 2015
In 2015, one of our priorities was to re-examine library hours and ensure they met public expectations of access. With these changes, we hope to better serve customers with a wider range of access to the library collection, services and programs. We look forward to another year of opportunities to...
Location: Various Locations
Thursday, December 24, 2015
Did you receive an eReader for the holidays? Lucky you! Check out our eBook library for 24/7 access to thousands of free books! Whether you received a Kindle, a Nook, or an iPad, you can find step-by-step instructions through OverDrive.     And if you want to get in the holiday spirit, check out a...
Location: Various Locations
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Looking for winter stories to read to your children over the break? Below is a list of some of our favorite frosty tales!     Winter is the Warmest Season by Lauren StringerDuck Skates by Lynne BerryMouse’s First Snow by Lauren ThompsonSnowmen at Night by Caralyn BuehnerOver and Under the Snow by...
Location: County Library
Monday, December 21, 2015
He was the first president of the United States and the first one to sign the Constitution. Did you know that some of the most important battles Washington fought took place in NJ? These are among George Washington's most well-known achievements, but there is much more to this Founding Father....
Location: Various Locations
Monday, December 21, 2015
For the uninitiated, Doctor Who follows the journeys of the Doctor and his companion through time and space; the Doctor is a Time Lord that travels in a time machine (called the TARDIS, for Time and Relative Dimension in Space) disguised as a blue British police box.  Every few seasons or so the...
Location: Various Locations
Friday, December 18, 2015
After a battle against Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker finds himself lost in the library. Will Yoda find Friends? Will Han Solo return his books in time? Find out in this tribute to Star Wars, created by BCLS staff.  
Location: Bordentown
Friday, December 18, 2015
Last night attendees were privileged to meet Bob Gleason who portrayed Abraham Lincoln.  He spoke about his early formative years through his courtship and marriage to Mary Todd, the development of his abolitionist viewpoint and his first, not very successful trip to Congress.  He also discussed...
Location: Various Locations
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Masterpiece fans are excited for the final season of Downton Abbey (airing January 3rd) and the return of Sherlock (special premiering on January 1st). While you eagerly await the new seasons, visit Masterpiece literature from seasons past. Masterpiece classics, contemporary, and mysteries are all...
Location: Various Locations
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
On Friday, December 11th, the County Library Youth Services Department hosted a Victorian Family Festival. Participants were invited to create homemade gifts and listen to delightful carols by the Rancocas Valley Singers. There was a special reading of holiday stories, along with a North Pole...

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