A new service offered through BCPL lets teens another readers of young adult material “sync” that literature into their headphones – with two free audiobook downloads available each week all summer. Now you can listen to bestselling young adult titles and those required reading classics. Two free audiobook downloads are offered each week, from June 14 through Aug. 22. Just go to www.AudiobookSync.com to download the titles so you can listen on the run. Each week’s free audiobook pairings will … Continue reading
Summer Reading 2012 has begun! Coyote Chris and his friends from Silly Safaris helped us kick off eight weeks of fun and exciting programs. If you haven’t registered yet, make sure you do so soon, so you don’t miss out!
We are excited to be partnering with the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center on several fun events during our summer reading program this year. All the events mentioned here will be held at the museum, 1620 Winchester Ave. Participants in summer reading (children, teens or adults) can pick up a ticket at any library branch good for free admission for themselves and a guest. The tickets will be available in the week prior to the event. First up is “Creatures … Continue reading
This time of year, at libraries around the country, preparation is in high gear for the summer reading programs for kids – as a great way to keep their minds engaged while they are out of school for a few months. That’s certainly the case here at BCPL, where we are working hard getting ready for eight weeks of fun and excitement with kids and teens. But, a few years ago, we thought, “What about the adults? Shouldn’t we include … Continue reading
It’s here!!! Registration is now open for this year’s exciting Summer Reading program, called “Dream Big: READ.” There is also a companion program for teens, called “Own the Night.” Registration for either takes just a few minutes. All you need is your library card. Click here. Once you are registered, get ready for eight weeks of amazing programs, crafts, stories and fun. There will be absolutely no reason to complain to the folks about having nothing to do this summer! … Continue reading
If you are anything like me, you enjoy reading or hearing poetry, and have a deep appreciation for those who create it, but you don’t profess to be able to write it yourself. That’s why Poem in Your Pocket Day – this year on April 26 – is so cool. It’s a day when poets and non-poets alike can share their love of the craft. The idea is simple: select a poem you love, then carry it with you to … Continue reading