In 1993, Michael Crichton released his novel about a disastrous attempt to create a theme park of cloned dinosaurs. Over twenty years later, we're still lost in one of the many fantastical worlds he created with his words.
Pixar and Aardman studios may have a few new animators to watch out for! The Burlington County Library invited kids and parents to learn the basics of claymation animation and create short, looping videos of their own during yesterday's program!
Banned Books Week is a celebration of your freedom to read whatever you want! Authors, publishers, libraries, teachers and more take time this week to acknowledge the books that have been banned across the world and encourage readers to pick up a copy. In this blog, we highlight the top ten banned books of 2013 (all available in our collection)!
Everyone loves Friday, it's the ending of a work week and the start to another wonderful weekend! If you're looking to kick-back and relax any day of the week, pretending that it's Friday doesn't hurt either. Whether you're looking for a funny book, something new to cook, or even a horror movie...Friday is at your library!
The summer can feel like a movie overload. It can start to feel as if you're required to see all of the sequels, new releases, animated tales and reboots released week after week. Honestly, there are just too many to keep up with and that's one reason to look back through the catalog of over 70,000 movies available to borrow for free, from the library!
The Selected Poems of Federico Garcia Lorca sat alongside other books at the County Library in Westampton. It had been a mere four years since the building was constructed and the book hadn't yet settled into its new home on the shelves...
94 years ago, Burlington County voters approved the creation of the first county-wide library system in New Jersey! In less than a year, a main location in Mt. Holly was open to the public and connecting patrons with information. Book trucks transported books between the 61 stations throughout the county and the library system you know today was just starting to take shape!
Harold Ramis (1944-2014) was a celebrated writer, director and actor who helped create some of the most memorable comedies from the last few decades.Take a look at some of the featured works and performances of a real Ghostbuster.
The Nintendo Wii offers a plethora of gaming experiences across multiple genres and with over 125 games to choose from, the BCLS has you covered. Bringing a room full of friends or family together is something that the Wii does better than any other console, whether it be on a virtual dance floor or swinging through the jungles of Kong Island! Featured below are a few of the best multi-player gaming selections from our collection.
The Caribbean, 1715. Legendary pirates rule the land and sea, plundering fortunes and bringing empires to their knees. Among these outlaws is Edward Kenway, a fearless young captain who earns the respect of the pirates, but whose thirst for gold and glory may destroy everything they have built.