Monday, December 2, 2019
At the age of 21 while working as a student assistant in the library of Amherst College in 1876, Melvil Dewey invented the Dewey Decimal Classification that we use today! This system was first published in Dewey’s, A Classification and Subject Index for Cataloguing and Arranging the Books and...
Sunday, December 1, 2019
Need a quick break to reduce stress during this busy holiday season? Try adding a little hygge (pronounced hooga or hue-guh) into your life. This Danish concept can help you enjoy the holiday and winter seasons by giving your body rest and relaxation.  Simply taking a moment to listen to music,...
Thursday, November 7, 2019
Looking for an article that appeared on the front page of the Burlington County Times in 2012? Want to browse the headlines in Newsweek from a decade ago? Interested in the current hot topics in Philadelphia Magazine? Take a few minutes to explore NewsBank, our newest online resource. Offering...
Friday, November 1, 2019
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 Ms....
Monday, October 7, 2019
“She did not shut it properly because she knew that it is very silly to shut oneself into a wardrobe, even if it is not a magic one.” – C.S. Lewis, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Welcome back to our Focus on Genres series. This month, we’ll be looking at a subgenre of fantasy and...