Recommendations

Where we keep you in the know of what we’re reading, what we recommend, and what books you should ask us about!
Looking for a good book? Simply fill out this form and our staff will create a list of books suited to your reading preferences. Happy reading!


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BCPL staff members select their favorite books of the year.


Lists, lists, and more lists! Explore new books and authors in your favorite genres and discover books and authors similar to your current favorites.
Guides for suggested reading, browsing, and viewing on your favorite subjects and authors.

 


 

BCPL’s Book News & Reviews Blog

  • Dial-a-Story

    Dial 543-7675 ext. 20 Call up a story any time you like! Kids (or grownups) can enjoy 4 new children’s books read by our storytelling squad each month. New stories will go live at the start of the month, no later than the first Wednesday. No screens required! Just listen—and let your imaginations fill in […]

  • Curious George Book Bundle for ages 0-8

    Book Bundles for all ages!

    Includes 3-5 librarian-selected books on a shared topic plus crayons, coloring sheets, and a fun bonus prize! Call to see what is available or to recommend a topic. (Prizes and coloring sheets may vary from branch-to-branch). Available ages: Children’s books (ages 0-8) Board books Picture books Beginning readers Chapter books Junior (ages 9-12) Young Adult […]

  • Adventures in Coding with Lexi & Kathryn

    Teen programmers Lexi and Kathryn decided the pandemic was the perfect time to give coding a try! To get started, they explored the free Code at Home Activities from Girls Who Code. For their first project, they selected one of the “unplugged” activities for learning binary code. Lexi sums up the experience here: This Girls […]

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