Saturday, July 1, 2017
Why is the Fourth of July a holiday? Where can I see fireworks in Burlington County? Wondering why we celebrate on the fourth day of July? On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Continental Congress. The signing of this document by representatives of the Thirteen...
Monday, June 26, 2017
Some of them include the bog turtle, northern long-eared bat and swamp pink. To learn more about how to help endangered species, explore the National Wildlife Federation's website. Want to see native plants and animals up close? Explore the Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge and Paws Discovery Farm...
Location: Pemberton
Thursday, June 22, 2017
The Pemberton Library is the proud recipient of the Summer Learning Resources Grant from the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. The library will be hosting two programs for teens this...
Location: Various Locations
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Here at the library, we have lots of resources to help you with your personal and professional goals. A fun trend has been to create something called a “Bucket List.” The point of the list is to capture a record of your “always-wanted-to-do” aspirations. Think of all the things you want to...
Location: Various Locations
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Did you know a literary genre is basically a style of writing? It’s a label that describes what a reader can expect in a work of literature, and it’s used to group together works that are similar in style or subject matter. Literature is generally categorized as either non-fiction (true, factual...
Location: Cinnaminson
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
During a difficult time of transition, Megan Murphy would often find herself searching for random, positive signs from the universe on her daily walks along the beach. Discovering a heart-shaped stone or a piece of rare sea glass encouraged her to believe she was heading in the right direction. One...
Location: Cinnaminson, Pinelands
Monday, June 12, 2017
“If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything”- Mark Twain Mark Twain (aka Samuel Clemens) was one of the sharpest wits of 19th century America. He skewered politicians, populists, celebrities, and tycoons. He wrote two of the great American novels, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer...
Location: Pemberton
Monday, June 12, 2017
Looking for a fun way to beat the heat when the kids are out of school? Mark your calendar for Pemberton Library’s new Summer Family Film Festival featuring a list of big-screen favorites the whole family will enjoy. Beginning June 20, the library will present a nice selection of family films...
Location: Beverly
Saturday, June 10, 2017
Beverly Free Library will be closed on Saturdays in July and August. Our normal Saturday hours (12pm to 3pm) will resume on September 9.
Location: Various Locations
Friday, June 9, 2017
We're happy to announce that the Burlington County Library System has been awarded the NEA Big Read grant for the second year in a row! BCLS is one of only 75 non-profit organizations across the county to be awarded a 2017-2018 NEA Big Read grant. We are excited to host our programs in March...

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