Location: County Library
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Attention all aspiring artists, between the ages of 16 and 22, beginning July 6 the Burlington County Library System will offer a series of art classes, held over eight weeks. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn the basics of comic illustration, explore figure drawing, or color theory....
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
If your child is almost 2, 3, or even 4 years old, you’re probably dreading the thought of potty training your toddler. Fortunately, the library has many resources for both you and your child that will help achieve this milestone in no time! Your library card gives you access to a variety of board...
Location: Various Locations
Monday, June 20, 2016
Burlington County Library’s System’s 2016 Summer Reading Program is underway featuring eight-weeks of activities, prizes and more! Readers of all ages are invited to take part, with programs designed for children, teen and adult reading levels plus, this year, we've introduced an all-new online...
Location: Various Locations
Friday, June 17, 2016
Juneteenth is a celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. On June 19th, 1865 Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, entered Galveston Texas, announcing the end of the Civil War and slavery. Even though the Emancipation Proclamation occurred two years prior,...
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Born on September 28, 1969 in Boston, Piper Kerman grew up with greatness all around her. Most members of her family were attorneys, doctors, and educators, which left her with big shoes to fill. But when she started seeing a woman who dealt heroin, she soon found herself indicted for laundering...
Location: Various Locations
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Celebrate Father's Day by reading one of these books featuring a strong father figure. Here's to you, Dad! To Kill a Mockingbird Lee, Harper (also available in paperback, ebook, audio ebook, book on CD, and DVD) Atticus Finch, a lawyer who defends an innocent man accused solely...
Location: Various Locations
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Though not an official federal holiday, Flag Day was first established in 1916 by President Woodrow Wilson to celebrate the adoption of “Old Glory” as the symbol of our country on June 14, 1777. In addition, the week of June 14 is recognized as “National Flag Week,” and citizens all over the...
Location: Various Locations
Monday, June 13, 2016
Your favorite author might be among those participating in the Hogarth Shakespeare series. Modern authors, the likes of Anne Tyler (A Spool of Blue Thread) and Margaret Atwood (The Heart Goes Last), are re-telling Shakespeare plays in novels. Starting with the premise of the original stories, the...
Location: Various Locations
Friday, June 10, 2016
Ebooks come in all shapes and sizes. Traditionally, you might think ebooks are only digital versions of novels by authors like James Patterson or Janet Evanovitch, but you'll find more than just thrillers ready to be checked out. Take a peek at the diverse features available and explore our...
Location: Various Locations
Friday, June 10, 2016
Born on June 10, 1928 in Brooklyn, New York, Maurice Sendak was raised in by parents Phillip and Sadie along with two older siblings, Jack and Natalie. Sendak’s childhood was difficult. He lost many extended family members during the Holocaust, and he grappled with health issues that confined him...

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