If you’ve resolved to take better care of your health this year, why not start with a good laugh, or at least an eye roll with a smile! According to the Mayo Clinic, laughter can relieve stress, stimulate your organs, and reduce muscle tension, making you feel better in the moment. Long-term benefits of laughter […]
Archives for January 2021
In Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.
As we take a moment to reflect this week and celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr., here are some resources to help us learn about racial justice. Reading Lists: Reading on Racial Justice (cloudLibrary) Black Stories and Experiences (Hoopla) Conversations on Race: Books for Adults (Hoopla) Conversations on Race: YA Reads (Hoopla) Kid’s […]
Fantastic Books and Where to Find Them (It’s in J Fiction!)
Spirit Animals: Wild Born by Brandon Mull This series starter packs a punch full of adventure, magic, betrayal, and legends galore! Follow on the very beginning of the journey with Conor, Melin, Rollan, and Abeke in the land of Erdas. There have long been rumbles about a great disaster approaching and now the Four Fallen Beasts […]
Levittown Branch Reopening January 19th
The Levittown branch of the Bucks County Free Library is reopening on January 19 after renovations. We can’t wait to see you! We’ve made some changes while we were closed. The library’s small windows have been replaced with larger ones. We hope you’ll enjoy spending time in our new light-filled space! Please check our Locations […]
Coding for Fun!
Have you ever had a problem with an app on your phone? Or an issue with something happening on your laptop? Or watched a street crossing sign work incorrectly on a busy road? Aside from being irritating, they all start with the same kind of problem. Something is wrong with their code. Code, or coding, […]
New Year, New Books!
Goodbye to 2020, welcome 2021! If your last year was a doozy, no doubt you’re looking forward to a quiet, uneventful new year. Like me, you might be swearing off making New Year’s resolution – just getting through 2020 feels like enough of an accomplishment! However, you don’t have to be a fan of resolutions […]
Learn a New Language with Brainfuse HelpNow
Trying to learn a new language at home or through school? Make learning easy with Brainfuse HelpNow, a free library eResource that offers an online Language Lab to help you in your studies. Check out this language vocabulary builder to get flashcards, games, quizzes, and spoken pronunciations for a wide variety of new languages. Each […]
Kids Knit with KidLit
As the weather gets colder, it’s time to get cozy! And what could be cozier than a warm blanket, cuddly stuffed animals, and a good book? We’ve got you covered at the library! Here are some great books that teach kids how to knit, crochet, sew, and have fun with other textile arts. And once […]
2020? 2020 who? We here at BCFL Beanstack Headquarters* would like to offer a hearty congratulations to everyone who participated, fought, and struggled through our very first Read-a-Thon! Together, we read over 2,700 books in just over 3 months—how cool is that? And, of course, a special shout-out to those happy few who managed against […]