We’re reopening one step at a time. Our book drops are open. Curbside Pickup began Monday, June 22. And the seven branches of the Bucks County Free Library will open on Monday, July 6. We’ll be smiling under our masks, and we know you’ll be smiling, too!
Archives for June 2020
Adults and teens who want to earn one or all of our six limited-edition Summer Quest badges can begin their quest by reading these books suggested by BCFL staff. Summer Quest kicks off on Saturday, June 20 with registration for Beanstack, our online reading site, opening that day. Learn more.
On June 19, 1865, two-and-a-half years after President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, more than 250,000 enslaved people in Texas were finally told they were free. This day came to be known as “Juneteenth,” and since the late 1800s has been celebrated annually as a commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States. […]
Beginning Monday, June 22, we’ll launch our new Curbside Pickup service. You can request items for pickup by placing a hold in our catalog or calling your branch. We will let you know by e-mail when your hold is available for pickup. After you receive your email notification, head to your pickup library and park […]
Summer Quest, BCFL’s favorite time of the year, will return on Saturday, June 20, bringing with it six weeks of fun. This year, because of COVID-19, Summer Quest will be different. We’ll still be tracking reading minutes, earning limited-edition badges, and enjoying live performances together. But all of this fun will take place online so […]
When you’re looking for a job or considering a career change, you can use all the help you can get. That’s where your BCFL library card comes in — it now gives you access to JobNow, which offers services and powerful tools that can help you in every step of your job search. Resume Assistance […]
Frustrated at being unable to get your hands on the newest bestsellers because our buildings are closed? We’ll be offering curbside pickup soon — keep an eye out for the announcement. In the meantime, these recent/upcoming titles are available in our cloudLibrary digital collection, ready to be downloaded to your favorite device.
Recent protests throughout the country have left me feeling the need to educate myself more about issues surrounding racial justice, and how I can make a difference. Here are some resources I’m finding useful – maybe you will too.
Updated on June 19, 2020: Our book drops are open. Curbside Pickup begins Monday, June 22. Our branches will reopen on Monday, July 6. Bucks County has been designated by Governor Wolf as being in the COVID-19 Green Phase beginning June 26. Bucks County Free Library branches and our District member libraries are getting ready […]