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 […]
Missing the Summer Olympics & Other Summer Sporting Events? Try These Books!
With most sports canceled or having severely shortened seasons and the Summer Olympics postponed until July 2021, you might be missing your sports fix this summer. In case you need a taste of the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat, we’ve compiled a collection of sports books for you to read this summer. […]
These Books Can Help Adults & Teens Earn Their 2020 Summer Quest Badges
Adults and teens who want to earn one or all of our six limited-edition Summer Quest badges can begin their quest by reading these books suggested by BCFL staff. Summer Quest kicks off on Saturday, June 20 with registration for Beanstack, our online reading site, opening that day. Learn more.
New Adult Books to Download and Read
Frustrated at being unable to get your hands on the newest bestsellers because our buildings are closed? We’ll be offering curbside pickup soon — keep an eye out for the announcement. In the meantime, these recent/upcoming titles are available in our cloudLibrary digital collection, ready to be downloaded to your favorite device.
Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with Reads for All Ages
I love the month of May because it’s Asian Pacific American Heritage Month! Every May we celebrate the contributions, influence, and achievements of Asian and Pacific Islanders in America. Even though the month is almost over, you can read books by and about people of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage anytime! This month and these […]
Here Are the Optimistic Books You Need Right Now
How’s you’re reading life going? Let’s be honest – there may have been a time when the idea of staying at home with unlimited time to read sounded like a dream come true. But that dream never looked or felt like our current reality. So while we are at home, our reading life may have […]
Titles to Add to Your TBR Pile
Many of us are finding it easier to tackle our TBR piles, now that we’re practicing social distancing. Here are some suggested titles to add to your reading list — most are available as audiobooks. FICTION Something She’s Not Telling Us by Darcey Bell Charlotte has everything in life she could ever want — an […]
Seven Biographies for Kids for Women’s History Month
Celebrate Women’s History Month with these new children’s biographies written about brilliant and courageous women who have made a difference in our world.
Vibrant Histories and Untold Stories for Women’s History Month
Well-written nonfiction can entertain and open your eyes to important stories, as do these books selected for reading during Women’s History Month and beyond. These titles illuminate the important role of women in politics, art, and literature in the United States and the world.
Books for Movers and Shakers
Do you have an energetic toddler on your hands? Or how about a restless child who just won’t sit still for storytime? No need to fret, there are books for everyone! Here is a list of our favorite books for movers and shakers, guaranteed to get you and your child up and moving along with […]