Whether your child’s favorite place to learn is the kitchen, computer, workshop or your backyard, these books offer hands-on activities to keep them creating. Awesome Engineering Activities for Kids by Christina Herkert Schul From block towers to blanket-and-pillow forts, children are natural builders. With this book, you can complete over 50 building projects with everyday […]
ABCmouse Available for Free With Your Library Card
Give your child the gift of endless learning and fun! Your Bucks County library card now offers free, unlimited access to ABCmouse – on any device, in any location. With ABCmouse, children ages 2-8 can hone their skills in reading, math, science, social studies, art and music. The app offers over 10,000 activities, from e-books […]
Staff Picks 2021: Children’s Books
Library staff across Bucks County rounded up children’s books published in 2021 that your kids will love. For even more recommendations, check out all of our Staff Picks for 2021 or browse the Staff Picks shelves on cloudLibrary. One, Two, Grandma Loves You by Shelly Becker Reading age: 3-5 years old A young girl and […]
Just Picture It! Hopeful Titles to Help Your Kids Be Optimistic
We all know it feels better to be optimistic than pessimistic, but optimism goes deeper than that. Researchers have found that a positive outlook is linked to resilience, better physical health and even a longer life. In children, optimism leads to more positive interactions in school and decreases the risk of depression. One way to […]
6 BIG reasons to get a library card!
There’s much more to your local library than books. A library card is a powerful tool that allows you and your family to explore, learn, and connect with the world around you. Here are a few BIG things you’ll receive access to with a Bucks County Free Library card: Children’s Books and Activities Need to […]
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 […]
Let’s Vote for Storytime!
Election Day takes place on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November each year. This year, it’s November 3. On Election Day we cast our vote, or make our choice, on who we think should make the rules for America. We can cast our vote for our governors, senators, representatives, and even our President. Once […]
Celebrate Read an eBook Day!
Hip hip hooray, September 18 is Read an E-book Day! To celebrate, we thought we would share with you a few of our recent favorite e-book titles available through the library’s digital resources, cloudLibrary and Hoopla. So, switch on your tablet, fire up your Kindle Fire, open up your app or browser, and LET’S READ!
Help Your Child Achieve Reading Success with Bob Books
Check out a Bob Books set and begin your child’s journey to reading books independently! What are Bob Books? Bob Books is a true first reader series, designed to make helping your child learn to read simple and straightforward. Bob Books foster success, confidence, and a love of books in children that are learning to […]
It’s Summer Quest Time!
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 […]