Location: Various Locations
Friday, April 6, 2018
It’s time to celebrate your library! This year, National Library Week takes place from April 8 to April 14 and BCLS invites everyone to join in the festivities. Initiated in 1958 and sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country, National Library Week is a...
Location: Cinnaminson
Friday, April 6, 2018
In 1995, Michelle Carter, a 50-year-old, married mother of two adult children, left her longtime position as editor of a San Francisco Bay area newspaper to travel half way around the world to spend a year in Russia. In this turbulent and exciting time shortly after the collapse of the Soviet Union...
Location: County Library
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Join longtime Delran resident Susan Arpajian Jolly and her brother Allan Arpajian for a special presentation on April 12 about the Armenian genocide and its impact on their family, especially their aunt, artist Mary Zakarian. Co-authors of Out of My Great Sorrows: The Armenian Genocide and Artist...
Location: Various Locations
Monday, April 2, 2018
The Burlington County Library System encourages learning, growth and personal development in many forms, ensuring that all members of the community are welcome. On the BCLS events calendar, listed beneath the words “include events for," there is a tab labeled “sensory.” Clicking on the tab filters...
Location: County Library
Thursday, March 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, my name...
Location: Bordentown
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Every April, with the promise of spring, there is a special holiday commemorating the memory of the Holocaust. Yom Hashoah, in Hebrew, literally means “The Day of Remembrance.” It was created in 1951, nearly six years after the liberation of concentration camps at the end of World War II. After 73...
Location: Cinnaminson, County Library, Maple Shade
Friday, March 23, 2018
Take a musical trip to the Andes with Eco del Sur! For more than 17 years, the musicians known as Eco del Sur (Echoes of the South) have been delighting audiences with a blend of traditional and contemporary Latin American music. Band members grew up in Chile, Columbia and Ecuador absorbing their...
Location: Various Locations
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Established in 2003 by the Tolkien Society, “…an educational charity and literary society devoted to the study and promotion of the life and works of the author and academic J.R.R. Tolkien,” Tolkien Reading Day is celebrated each year on March 25th and is modeled after James Joyce’s Bloomsday. Why...
Location: Various Locations
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Madeleine L'Engle Camp was born in New York City on November 29, 1918 to a pianist mother and writer/critic father. She wrote her first story at age 5 and began keeping a steady journal by age 8. As a child, L’Engle struggled academically and as a result attended many boarding schools and went...
Location: Bordentown, County Library, Maple Shade
Friday, March 16, 2018
But first, perhaps you might be wondering what exactly a VOX Book is? Well, it’s a new read-along book that’s equipped with an audio box that will read aloud to children while they follow along. Not only that, but books are enhanced with music and noises. Each book uses a jingle or a sound that...

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