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Monday, June 13, 2016
Your favorite author might be among those participating in the Hogarth Shakespeare series. Modern authors, the likes of Anne Tyler (A Spool of Blue Thread) and Margaret Atwood (The Heart Goes Last), are re-telling Shakespeare plays in novels. Starting with the premise of the original stories, the...
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Friday, June 10, 2016
Born on June 10, 1928 in Brooklyn, New York, Maurice Sendak was raised in by parents Phillip and Sadie along with two older siblings, Jack and Natalie. Sendak’s childhood was difficult. He lost many extended family members during the Holocaust, and he grappled with health issues that confined him...
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Monday, June 6, 2016
Graphic novels are about more than just caped crusaders and high-schoolers with superpowers. By adding a layer of perspective to the storytelling, the versatile format often accomplishes things normal books may not. Girl in Dior by Ann Goetzinger If you love fashion, this is the graphic novel...
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Friday, June 3, 2016
Congratulations! You’ve got an interview. A few days before the scheduled appointment, study the business or organization’s website, or even visit and look around (and introduce yourself if there’s a chance to do so). Make sure to jot down any questions you may have while you’re exploring. During...
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Sunday, May 29, 2016
Want to find your ancestors, but don't know where to start? It's easier than you think. You can access Ancestry.com from one of our library computers to search for your relatives in more than 30,000 collections containing 16 billion historical records. To get started, simply bring in the...
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Friday, May 27, 2016
This month brings to a close a favorite book series among young children and young-at-heart readers everywhere. Mo Willems’ tales of Elephant and Piggie come to an end with The Thank You Book, the 25th published adventure of Gerald, the thoughtful, worrying Elephant, and Piggie, his exuberant and...
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Thursday, May 26, 2016
Start Applying Now that you’ve identified a few promising job listings, it’s time to start applying. Many employers today accept online applications and your local library maintains public computers you can access for free. It’s a good idea to be prepared, so consider pulling together some...
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Friday, May 13, 2016
With summer right around the corner, many teens and young adults are on the hunt for that perfect summer job to earn extra money, or an exciting internship that will help build a resume. BCLS is ready to help with a series of upcoming blog posts featuring tips and recommendations for each step of...
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Nelle Harper Lee was born on April 28, 1926 in Monroeville, Alabama. The youngest of four children, she grew to develop a love of English literature while attending Monroe County High School. She began writing for the paper while attending the University of Alabama and moved to New York City...
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Thursday, April 14, 2016
In 1919, three Burlington County teachers, Caroline LeConey, Alice Shreve and Margaret McLedan, suggested to the NJ State Library Director that county libraries be established state-wide. Burlington County Assemblyman Emmor Roberts drafted a County Library Law and presented it to the Legislature....

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