Do you have a favorite book? Who’s your favorite character in that book? Share that character with the libraries! During the week of November 30th through December 6th, download the character cut out and draw in your favorite character! Bring it to your local library branch and it will be sent and displayed at the […]
Archives for November 2020
Charge into Chapter Books!
Know a reader who’s ready to charge ahead into chapter books? There’s no greater rite of passage in a growing reader’s journey than the transition from easy readers to chapter books. You can help your young reader make a smooth transition by looking for titles with interesting stories, large text, big spaces between the lines, […]
Virtual Youth Art Show
Join us for our first ever Virtual Youth Art Show on December 1 through December 4 on our Facebook page! Starting today, we are asking all children, tweens and teens to send us a piece of original artwork around the theme of “Celebrate What You Love” for us to display on our Facebook page in a specific Virtual […]
Raring to Read
Know a brand-new reader who’s raring to go? Reading a book with a story or topic they love is a great way for beginning readers to build confidence in their reading skills and develop a love of reading – crucial for motivating them to keep at it if the going gets tough. Short sentences, repetitive […]
Make and Play the Action Game!
Feeling restless and bored? Join us for a virtual good time playing the Action Game! Playing is easy. All you’ll need is to click the link below to download the rules and printables. Print and cut out the materials, and play whenever you’d like! The Action Game can be played almost anywhere, all you need […]
Levittown Branch Closed beginning November 16
The Levittown Branch of the Bucks County Free Library will be closed for renovations beginning Monday, November 16. The closure is expected to last through the end of December. Damaged and defective windows are being replaced throughout the library. During the closure: Book drops will be open for return of materials. Curbside services will be […]
Picture Your Favorite Picture Books
November is National Picture Book Month! As a children’s librarian, I love a good picture book, but what makes picture books so important? As children, picture books are our first form of literature. They are a bonding experience between parents, caregivers, teachers, and children. They allow us that first glimpse into worlds like our own […]
Good Books You Might Have Missed
Because of the pandemic, many books that were due to be published last spring had their publication dates pushed back to fall. So many highly-anticipated titles have hit the shelves recently that you might have missed hearing about some other great reads. Our Collection Management Specialist recommends these fiction and nonfiction titles.
Virtual Escape Room: A Most Mysterious Day, or, Oh What a Feline!
Test your skill at puzzle solving with this virtual escape room! Read the story, choose your answers, and solve the puzzles to escape a very mysterious situation that may or may not involve cute cats. Best for elementary school children and up. Click the link to start your mysterious quest!
Resources and Support for Caregivers
Caregivers are superheroes in everyday clothes living everyday lives. November is National Family Caregivers Month, which is dedicated to supporting caregivers as they care for others. More than 65 million Americans care for their aging parents or family members with disabilities. These people often have to balance the work of caring for their loved one […]