There are books that rock and books that rollBut Shakespeare’s works can oft be droll Enjoy these YA choices, poetry in verseWritten by a cast that’s incredibly diverse The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo A young Latino girl must decideTo strut forward, or stay and hide Bull by David Elliott The myth of the Minotaur […]
The brain is a part in our body. It is a very important part of our body, but it is still, at the end of the day, a part of our body. Like any other part of our body, it can get hurt. Or something can be different about how our brains work, just like other […]
Enola Holmes has been released on Netflix, but did you know it was based off a book series by Nancy Springer? The series follows Enola, the younger sister of the famous Sherlock and Mycroft Holmes, as she tries to solve the mystery of her mother’s disappearance. Along the way she becomes a private detective who […]
What is Patriot Day? It is a reminder of both terrible and hopeful things. It is a day we remember the attacks on the Twin Towers, World Trade Center, and Pentagon in 2001. It is a day we remember the lives lost to this tragedy. It is a day we remember the feelings of being […]
Summer may be winding down, but warmer temperatures will be with us for a while. So, to get your mind off the warmth and mugginess of late summer in Pennsylvania, we’ve pulled together some books set during the winter (or in a snowy climate) to help you “cool off” or at least imagine that you’re […]
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 […]
Recent protests throughout the country have left me feeling the need to educate myself more about issues surrounding racial justice, and how I can make a difference. Here are some resources I’m finding useful – maybe you will too.
Looking for that just-right eBook or eAudiobook for your child or teen? Try searching cloudLibrary’s all new digital shelves curated by our BCFL librarians for a variety of interests, subjects, and reading levels. For school-age kids learning at home, engage in the beautiful outdoors with an exciting backyard adventure, nature project, outside maker lab, or […]
There’s something uniquely exciting about browsing the library shelves and picking up a book you’ve never heard of before, whether it’s because the cover catches your eye or the blurb on the back grabs your attention. But it can be scary too, especially if you like to avoid books with a lot of violence, language, […]
Start your 2020 reading year off with these graphic novels. Written for young adults, these stories will appeal to some adult readers, also.