Location: Various Locations
Thursday, August 2, 2018
“I cannot imagine how the clockwork of the universe can exist without a clockmaker.” – Voltaire Welcome back to our ongoing series about literary genres! This month, in honor of BCLS Fandom Fest, we’ll be looking at a couple of interesting science fiction subgenres: steampunk and cyberpunk. A...
Location: Various Locations
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
For some students, it’s almost time to head to college to start a new semester. For those going to college for the first time, the idea can be daunting. What will your roommates be like? Are you ready to be away from home? Are your finances in order? What do you need to bring? Have no fear, the...
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Each of us has a personal story, whether it’s about a journey far from home, a struggle from within, or one inspired by relationships, disease or environment. It is the saga of the human condition to overcome hardship, and that story may be well worth sharing in order to raise up others who can...
Location: Various Locations
Thursday, July 19, 2018
It’s almost time for students – and their teachers – to head back to school! For educators that means planning lessons, purchasing supplies, and preparing for the year ahead. Did you know BCLS can help? The library system has a variety of resources tailored just for teachers. Educators who work in...
Location: County Library
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Don your favorite cosplay and head to the Burlington County Library on Saturday, August 4 for the Fourth Annual Fandom Fest, a celebration of comics, pop culture and more! Geared for teens and adults, the annual festival will run from 11am to 4pm and admission is free. Once again, visitors are...
Location: Various Locations
Friday, July 13, 2018
Teen Summer Reading is back and better than ever! This year, teens ages 13 to 18 have the option of completing a number of awesome activities either on an activity card or on Beanstack, the library system’s online reading tracker, for the chance to win a variety of prizes and raffles. Earn prizes...
Location: Various Locations
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Reading expands children’s minds and helps them learn. Did you know that humor does, too? It’s true! Studies have shown that the use of humor boosts children’s learning and engagement. Give your kids a double dose of goodness this summer by reading some humorous books to them. Even if your children...
Location: Various Locations
Friday, July 6, 2018
If you’re looking for a good reason – or excuse – to dust off your Xbox and spend a few hours playing some of your favorite games, we have one! National Video Game Day is July 8. If you’re busy, don’t worry. You have another chance to celebrate on September 12, National Video Games Day. Video games...
Location: Various Locations
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
“I don’t care if I’m the one who captures him. I just want bracelets on his wrists and a cell door slamming behind him.” – Michelle McNamara, I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer In this month’s post, we’re going to delve into another nonfiction genre...
Location: Pinelands
Friday, June 29, 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. Hello! I’m Adam...

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