Location: Various Locations
Thursday, October 13, 2016
As the weather turns colder, eating soup, cooking in the crockpot, and enjoying warm comfort food becomes part of the daily norm. Crisp air, the smell of cinnamon, and the sight of apples and pumpkins are commonplace during the fall months. What better way to celebrate autumn than by checking out...
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Did you know Jersey’s own Bruce Springsteen turned 67 on September 23?  Check out his newly-released autobiography, Born to Run, to learn more about “The Boss,” the E Street Band, and their rise to fame. Also, Bruce’s latest album, Chapter and Verse, gives us a glimpse into his world with new...
Location: Various Locations
Thursday, October 6, 2016
Teens are encouraged by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) and librarians to “read for the fun of it” during Teen Read Week this year. Teen Read Week is celebrated annually by libraries across the nation and was started by YALSA to inspire teens to become lifelong readers and...
Location: Various Locations
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Get ready to celebrate your right to read during Banned Books Week! Each year, the American Library Association (ALA) designates a week in September to celebrate and acknowledge challenged books. The designated week, which this year runs from Sept. 25 to Oct. 1, brings attention to censorship and...
Friday, September 23, 2016
National Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the achievements of Hispanics in the United States. Observed between September 15 and October 15 each year, it coincides with the independence days of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Mexico and Chile. During the month, Latinos...
Location: Various Locations
Friday, September 16, 2016
September 17 marks the third annual Batman Day, which began in 2014 as a celebration of the Dark Knight’s 75th anniversary and continues as a celebration of one of the world’s most popular superheroes.  Batman, also known as billionaire playboy Bruce Wayne, was first introduced in Detective Comics...
Location: Bordentown
Thursday, September 15, 2016
On September 15, more than 130 countries will participate in the Seventh Annual International Dot Day, a day that celebrates creativity and collaboration by challenging everyone to “make their mark.”  International Dot Day gained its inspiration from the book by Peter H. Reynolds, The Dot, which...
Location: Bordentown
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
“Scooby-Doo Where Are You?” – the popular animated TV series that introduced children to four teenagers and a big dog who find adventure and solve a mystery in every episode - premiered on September 13, 1969. And it’s no mystery that 47 years later, the show continues to appeal to a wide range of...
Location: Various Locations
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Nothing beats the taste of a juicy peach or a tangy tomato. And with a little planning, a bumper crop from the garden or a full basket from the farm market can become a delicious treat during the winter months! Let them say what they want about New Jersey. We know it’s the Garden State for a...
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Hey Kids!  Like cats? Like comics? Like to laugh? Not too sophisticated to appreciate potty humor? Well then, does the BCLS have some books for you! Cartoonist Ashley Spires recently released Fluffy Strikes Back, another excellent graphic novel featuring Pets of the Universe Ready for Space Travel...

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