Many of us are finding it easier to tackle our TBR piles, now that we’re practicing social distancing. Here are some suggested titles to add to your reading list — most are available as audiobooks. FICTION Something She’s Not Telling Us by Darcey Bell Charlotte has everything in life she could ever want — an […]
Archives for March 2020
We are happy to announce that we are again purchasing titles from Macmillan Publishers now that the company has lifted the embargo on eBooks it instituted last fall (see BCFL’s original response here). A major publisher, Macmillan is the parent company of several popular imprints such as: Tor; Henry Holt; Farrar, Straus & Giroux; St. […]
We know it’s hard to be stuck at home with little ones who have become used to a daily routine. We thought providing resources for doing an “at-home” storytime might help any families or little ones missing their weekly storytime routine at the library! Below are some songs, rhymes, and stories you can access from […]
Updated on April 27: Last week, we published a list of kid-friendly resources to help and inspire families and children, working and learning from home. But we recognize that adults stuck at home during COVID-19 restrictions need inspiration, too! So, for the older crowd, here’s a list of online and digital resources to help you […]
Say hello to Boredom Busters Bitez, an extension of our Boredom Busters publication. Starting today, we will release three different Boredom Buster activities per day – each with a different theme. Visit our Boredom Busters’ page daily, download the activity files, and have fun! The themes for this week are: In the Garden, Mindfulness, Make-Believe, […]
Here you are a few days into COVID-19 restrictions, maybe working from home, and helping your children adjust to a life that includes remote learning, homeschooling, and social distancing. Maybe you could use a little inspiration and help with adjusting to your new normal. We’ve put together this great list of free resources that includes […]
UPDATED on April 1: All BCFL branches are closed until further notice. For up-to-date news on how the COVID-19 Pandemic is affecting library services and programs, visit our COVID-19 Action Plan page.
The Board Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 17 is canceled and will be rescheduled at a later date.
March 14 is International Ask a Question Day. It is also the birthday of Albert Einstein, who said, “The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.” The library is a great place to get questions answered. A Quakertown patron recently asked, “How many items are housed in the […]
Celebrate Women’s History Month with these new children’s biographies written about brilliant and courageous women who have made a difference in our world.