June is LGBTQ Pride month! Chosen to honor the Stonewall Uprising of 1969, we use this month to celebrate all sorts of love, identities, and the human rights we all deserve. If you’re looking for some good reads as part of this celebration, here are a few of our recommendations! For even more titles, check […]
Archives for May 2022
1,350 New Books – Thanks to You!
It’s been a record-breaking year for the Bucks for Books fundraiser. In the last month, the Bucks County community contributed over $27,000, which allows Bucks County Free Library to purchase 1,350 new books! Your support means the world to our staff, including Holly Ambrose, Bucks County Free Library’s director of collection management. “We’re so thrilled […]
Is the Book Always Better Than the Movie?
Book or movie? Those of us who relish the title of “avid reader” might consider it no choice at all – clearly, the book is always better! But what about those of us who love them both equally? Asking us to choose whether we prefer the book or the movie is impossible! So that’s exactly […]
Wes and Jenn’s Story: “A One-Stop Shop for Enriching Your Life”
Wes and his mom Jenn have a treasured library routine. They pick one bin of children’s books, sit on the floor beside it, and sort every book into a Yes pile and a No pile. “And sometimes, we even have to take the Yes pile and sort that one into Yes and No,” Wes says. […]
Get Your Very Own Library Mug, Tote or Sticker
Show your Bucks County Free Library pride – in style! Totes, mugs, and stickers sporting your library’s name are now available in our new online shop. All proceeds benefit Bucks County Free Library. New items and designs to come – stay tuned! At this time, merchandise is available only for online purchase and will be […]
Lynne’s Story: “I Believe in Reading.”
Lynne has rarely been without a book. As an only child, she followed her parents’ example and became an avid reader at a young age. “Books have been a constant,” Lynne says. “I started when I was little and I’ve been reading my whole life.” These days, Lynne turns to Bucks County Free Library for […]
18 Helpful Books on Mental Health
To learn more about the importance of mental well-being, pick up one of these recommended reads at the library. You’ll find even more titles on cloudLibrary. Books about Self-Care and Emotional Well-being Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Emily Nagoski, PhD and Amelia Nagoski Sisters Emily and Amelia Nagoski address the […]
10 Books Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage
From family dramas to love stories to memoirs, these critically acclaimed titles center and celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage and the lived experiences of Asian Americans. For even more titles, browse our Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage shelf on cloudLibrary. Fiction Books Afterparties: Stories by Anthony Veasna So The stories in this […]