Thomas "Tom" Clancy, an American author best known for his technically detailed espionage and military science storylines set during and in the aftermath of the Cold War, passed away on October 2nd.
Almost every story has a moral, a lesson to help distinguish between right and wrong. Now, a room with over 10,000 stories is getting a mural of its own! Work has begun on the artwork set to grace the walls of the children's room here in Westampton!
Today is World Vegetarian Day! It serves as a day to celebrate healthy eating and the vegetarian lifestyle alongside raising awareness on this social and heath issue. The Burlington County Library System has a vast collection of cookbooks, nutrition guides, and children's books on living the vegetable life!
Every weekend starts with Friday, so why not kick off your weekend with a little bit of Joe Friday! Dragnet is one of the most famous police procedural dramas in media history. Throughout its many iterations (radio, television and film) the cases of Los Angeles police detective, Sergeant Joe Friday showed the public what the life of a cop was like.
Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read! This week is set aside to highlight the value of free and open access to information. Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries. More than 11,300 books have been challenged since 1982.
We've received some questions in regards to the differences in layout and functionality of our new catalog...
Yarr! Welcome ye book-lubbers to the Burrrrlington County Library System, one of the finest ships that grace these fair seas! Did ye know that today be International Talk Like a Pirate Day?
We are always looking to enhance your experience of using the library. With the recent expansion of our main location in Westampton, the addition of a 260 seat auditorium and an extension of our online features, 2013 has been a busy year for us! As we move forward into 2014, we are looking to take the next step into being a library of the 21st century with the debut of a new online catalog!
Looking for a beautiful way to start your day? Check out some of these books on the famous artist Claude Monet! He was a founder of French impressionist painting, and the most effective at demonstrating the movement's philosophy of expressing one's perceptions before nature. The term Impressionism is derived from the title of his painting Impression, Sunrise.
Friends of the Burlington County Library, Inc., are holding a Paperback Book Sale at the County Library in Westampton tomorrow, Saturday, September 07, 2013. The sale starts at 9:00 am runs until 4:00 pm.