This summer, banish backseat squabbles, highway boredom, and endless refrains of “Are we there yet?” If you’re planning a long road trip with the family, audiobooks can make the journey as exciting as the destination! So, let the adventure begin![Read more…] about Books for the Road: Kids Edition
Does your summer include a vacation road trip? Or is your summer destined to be just your daily commute? In either case, keep your eyes on the road, not on a book, but listen to one of the digital audio books available through the library.
To make it easier for you, the titles featured below are organized by digital platform.[Read more…] about Books for the Road: Adult Edition
Across the country we’re celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, which landed two men on the Moon. Kids can learn more about the people involved in this historic spaceflight and the science behind it and get answers to some of the mysteries of our universe by diving into the following books.[Read more…] about Helping Kids Learn About Apollo 11
This July 20th marks the 50th anniversary of the first humans landing on the Moon, a defining moment of the 20th century. Relive the excitement of Neil Armstrong’s giant leap, or take a small step towards learning more about Apollo 11, with these books and movies.[Read more…] about One Giant Leap for Mankind
Hosting a barbecue or heading to the beach this summer? Be sure to check out one of our brand new outdoor game sets! These items were just added to the collection and are perfect for plenty of summer fun in the sun!
- Bocce Ball Set
- Bubble Machine
- Croquet Set
- Paddle Ball (Jazzminton)
- Ladder Ball (Ladder Toss Game)
- Ring Toss
- Speedminton (Badminton)
- Table Tennis (Ping Pong)
- Washer Toss Game
Psst… have you heard the latest Hollywood gossip? No?! Neither have we because we are too busy checking out our five favorite children’s books written by celebs instead.
Oh, celebrities, they’re just like us. They go through airport security, and walk their dogs, and listen to podcasts. SAME! But whether they eat bread or take the bus, these celebs are still setting themselves apart by adding “Children’s Book Author” to their resumes.
Move over Kardashians, we’re talking lifestyles of the writing rich and famous.[Read more…] about Children’s Books By Celebrities
Now that summer’s here, you may be thinking about lounging by the pool and hosting a barbecue. Let us help!
First things first: are you looking for a new grill? No, you can’t check one out from the library. (Yet.) But did you know your Bucks County library card gives you access to Consumer Reports online? Check out their ranking of the Best Gas Grills of the Year before you go shopping! To “unlock” Consumer Reports’ Gas Grill Ratings, make sure to access Consumer Reports through our e-Library.
Once your grill is ready to go, don’t forget to check out our cookbook collection to get inspiration for your next cookout. Maybe one of these titles will spark your interest:[Read more…] about Time to Get Grilling!
If you’re planning a summer vacation, don’t forget to stop by your local library – we can help!
You can find travel guides in the nonfiction section of your local library between the call numbers 914-919, or by doing a subject search in the catalog for “guidebooks.” You’ll find guides to popular regions and cities in the U.S. and around the world! Need some suggestions? Check out these recent arrivals: [Read more…] about Start Planning Your Vacation
This year’s Science in the Summer program is “The Science of Me.” This program invites children to explore various biological systems and how humans are alike and different from one another. Kids who are excited by this subject and want to learn more will enjoy reading these books:[Read more…] about Books on “The Science of Me”
As you’re packing for the shore, make sure you remember the essentials: snacks, sunscreen, and something to read! If you’re looking for something fun and easy to toss in your beach bag, consider making one of these page-turners your next beach read.[Read more…] about Beach Reads for the Summer of 2019