Location: Various Locations
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Have you ever wondered about the origins of your hometown? Who were the first settlers? Where did they come from? How has the town evolved over the years? You can find the answers to these questions and more in the New Jersey collection at your favorite BCLS location. Burlington County is bursting...
Location: Various Locations
Friday, May 18, 2018
Mary Pope Osborne, best known as the author of the award-winning Magic Tree House series, was born in Fort Sill, Oklahoma on May 20, 1949. By the time she was 15, Mary had already lived in Oklahoma, Austria, Florida and four different army posts in Virginia and North Carolina. After her father...
Location: Various Locations
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Having respect for yourself and confidence in your own abilities and self-worth is so important. According to nationalteenselfesteemmonth.com, a few ways to become a better you are to accept yourself, love the people around you, eat healthy, exercise, respect the planet, and be awesome! One way to...
Location: Various Locations
Friday, May 11, 2018
With the recent news that MoviePass revived its unlimited plan, it’s time to mark your calendar for the movies you can’t miss this year. And what better place to start than movies that originated from great books. With a range from children’s classics like Mary Poppins, to new buzzworthy...
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month! To celebrate, we’ve put together a selection of books written by and about women of Asian and Pacific Islander heritages in the United States. Learn about the lives of women coming from these ethnic backgrounds – in their own words. What does “Asian/...
Location: Bordentown
Thursday, May 3, 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. Greetings, I’m...
Location: Various Locations
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Explore the BCLS Mobile Library and learn more about the great services available to cardholders throughout Burlington County. Our new vehicle is on the road and visiting a few of our library locations. Join us as we showcase a diverse collection and programming opportunities targeted to schools....
Location: Various Locations
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
“Pay heed to the tales of old wives. It may well be that they alone keep in memory what it was once needful for the wise to know.”J.R.R. Tolkien In this month’s installment of our continuing exploration of literary genres, we’ll be looking at folklore and folktales, along with related forms such...
Location: Various Locations
Thursday, April 26, 2018
From pygmy pine forests to wetlands, Burlington County offers a massive variety of natural landscapes to explore. If you live in one of the 14 Burlington County New Jersey Pine Barrens municipalities, you might even discover an obscure forested trail within a few miles of your home. If you're a...
Location: Various Locations
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Burlington County Library System is proud to offer in-library access to an award-winning, digital learning resource specifically designed for children ages 2-8. ABCMouse.com has won numerous awards and features more than 8,000 online learning activities and lessons, including books, games, puzzles...

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