Location: County Library
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Children ages 3-4 used their imaginations and pretended they were all different characters at our Imagination storytime this morning!  We read some great stories that promoted creative thinking, including, It's a Tiger,  Andrew Drew and Drew, Not a Box, and It Looked like Spilt Milk.  At the end,...
Location: Various Locations
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
May is National Inventors Month. During this time the innovative individuals that improved our lives with their creative inventions are celebrated! Teachers, this would be a fun, interesting topic to conclude the school year. Need some ideas to get started? Visit the DOGO News page May is...
Location: Pinelands
Monday, May 20, 2013
May is "Get Caught Reading Month"! This is a nationwide campaign to remind people of all ages how much it is to read! Here at the Pinelands Branch, we have been on the lookout to catch people reading all month long. If we catch you reading, you might even get a little prize. Last week, we caught...
Location: County Library
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Splish, splash I was taking a bath... at the library!  Children ages 3-4 had fun at our bathtime storytime today.  We read stories about bathtubs, bubbles and a bear who wouldn't take a bath!  We ended our storytime by dancing to some great bath songs with scarves and making music with rhythm...
Location: Various Locations
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Many high school and college students across the county are in the midst of final exams and projects. During this stressful time, students may be looking for a quiet place to work. Several of the BCLS locations contain quiet study rooms; which are great for studying, working on projects and group...
Location: Beverly
Friday, May 10, 2013
Mardi Gras in May! including Jambalaya, Gumbo, Shrimp Ettouffee, Grillades, Fried Chicken, Red Beans and Rice, Bread Pudding Soufflé, and more! Sat., May 18, from 5-9 pm, at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church Conklin Hall Food! (Warren & Wilmerton Sts. Beverly) $17 per person at the door, $15 in...
Location: Various Locations
Monday, May 6, 2013
May 6th commences National Teacher Appreciation Week. During this time, communities around the nation honor the hardworking teachers who provide valuable educations to students of all ages. Don’t forget, May 7th is National Teacher Day! To learn how your community can celebrate this observation,...
Location: Pemberton
Monday, May 6, 2013
On Saturday, May 4th, the Pemberton Community Library hosted a Star Wars party! Kids were invited to participate in a scavenger hunt that took them across the galaxy in search of all their favorite characters from the Star Wars films. They also navigated the swamps of Naboo and delicately passed...
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Growing up there seemed to be westerns on our one and only television regularly and usually they starred either The Duke (for you younger folk that’s John Wayne), Lee Marvin or Clint Eastwood.   Now I have no memory of actually watching these movies, but just by being in the vicinity of them they...
Location: Various Locations
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
May 7th is National Teacher Day. On this day, communities and schools honor the teachers that enrich the lives and educations of students. To learn how your school and community can commemorate the event visit the National Teacher Day page on the National Education Association website!