Location: Various Locations
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
With a new year right around the corner, you may be wondering how you can make 2019 your children’s best year yet. Don’t underestimate the power of books! Check out some picture books this month that will help your kids identify and use their unique gifts, inspire them to dream big, and encourage...
Location: Various Locations
Friday, December 14, 2018
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,...
Location: Various Locations
Monday, December 10, 2018
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...
Location: Bordentown, Evesham, Pemberton
Friday, December 7, 2018
If you’re a Potterhead like many of us here at the library, winter break conjures up dreams of one thing: the Triwizard Tournament’s famous Yule Ball. We wish we could be in the Great Hall to see it decked out in icicles, listening to the Weird Sisters as they put on an awesome show, and watching...
Location: Bordentown
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Learning about the Revolutionary War and the independence of the American colonies from Great Britain doesn’t have to be just about the history books. The highly popular founding father Benjamin Franklin once said, “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” What...
Location: Various Locations
Saturday, December 1, 2018
For the uninitiated, Doctor Who follows the journeys of the Doctor and his companion through time and space; the Doctor is a Time Lord that travels in a time machine (called the TARDIS, for Time and Relative Dimension in Space) disguised as a blue British police box.  Every few seasons or so the...
Location: Pemberton
Friday, November 30, 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. Hi! I’m Miss...
Location: Various Locations
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Have you ever read something on your e-reader or tablet instead of picking up the hardcover version because you didn’t want the person sitting next to you to know what you were reading? Have you attempted to hide the latest steamy romance, YA vampire book, self-help book, or cheesy 70s sitcom in...
Location: Various Locations
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
“Exit, pursued by a bear.” – William Shakespeare, The Winter’s Tale (Act III, Scene 3) This month, our genre focus will be a little different than in past months. Instead of focusing on a particular style or subject matter (for example, horror or memoirs), we’ll be focusing on works from a...
Location: Various Locations
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Victor Hugo, author of Les Misérables and The Hunchback of Notre Dame, has been quoted as saying, “A writer is a world trapped in a person.” Hugo’s quote may underscore the challenge, time, commitment, imagination and research involved in writing a book. The very act of writing a book can take on a...

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