Wednesday, November 14, 2018
"Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off This month’s post will focus on a genre you may be unfamiliar with – Bildungsroman, which is a type of coming-of-age story. Bildungsroman is a conjunction of the German...
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Nearly 30 years ago, the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress and Pizza Hut teamed up to establish National Young Readers Day. Held annually on the second Tuesday in November, this event was created to encourage young readers to read! There are several benefits to reading at a young age...
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Victor Hugo, author of Les Misérables and The Hunchback of Notre Dame, has been quoted as saying, “A writer is a world trapped in a person.” Hugo’s quote may underscore the challenge, time, commitment, imagination and research involved in writing a book. The very act of writing a book can take on a...
Friday, November 2, 2018
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 Page! I...