Wednesday, February 19, 2020
February is Black History Month! To celebrate, we’ve put together a selection of memoirs, autobiographies, and other nonfiction books written by and about black women available in the BCLS catalog. Shirley Chisholm (1924–2004) was not only the first African-American congresswoman, but also...
Monday, February 10, 2020
There is so much more to genealogy than simply putting together a list of names, places and dates. Genealogy is all about understanding the history of your family and the times when they were alive. It’s about where your ancestors came from, how their world and their experiences affected who they...
Thursday, February 6, 2020
The Burlington County Library System is so lucky to have a team with wide-ranging knowledge and diverse interests. While many customers may know the names and faces of librarians at their local branch, we want to take the time to introduce more of our staff from around the system. Hi! I’m Naju...
Saturday, February 1, 2020
Except for maybe those skeptics who view it as simply a made-up holiday created for retailers hoping to sell cards, Valentine’s Day is a day dedicated to romance and love. It’s a holiday that’s celebrated by millions of people around the world each year, and, unfortunately for the skeptics, its...