Summer Reading 2014

Museum programs

June 1, 2012 by  

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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

Fun & rewards for adult readers

May 17, 2012 by  

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 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

2012 Summer Reading Program

May 2, 2012 by  

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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

Share the love

April 20, 2012 by  

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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

National Library Week 2012

April 2, 2012 by  

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Books on Nooks

March 28, 2012 by  

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Starting this month, BCPL card holders can now check out electronic books – and the device to read them on. The Library has five Nook Colors, each loaded with a variety of book titles, available for checkout. Three of them contain best-selling fiction; one has non-fiction; and one has young adult titles. E-books are shaking up the publishing world, as their popularity continues to increase. Amazon.com now consistently sells more Kindle e-books than print books. And big-time publishers, like Random … Continue reading

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