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BCPL’s Book News & Reviews Blog

  • Staff Picks: Reading for International Holocaust Remembrance Day

    January 27th—the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau—is designated by the United Nations General Assembly as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. On this annual day of commemoration, nations and individuals are encouraged to honor the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust and the millions of other victims of Nazism. The same UN resolution supports the […]

  • Staff Picks: Great Reads for Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

    From September 15th–October 15th, we are featuring stories about Latinx people and books from Hispanic and Latinx authors in our buildings and our online platforms. Here, Lexi from our Mt. Washington branch and Tracy from our Public Relations team share just a few of the titles they’ve loved. Lexi’s Picks: Anna-Marie McLemore’s books are amazing. […]

  • STAFF PICKS: Pirate Books for Kiddos

    Ahoy, library buccaneers! We’re still getting our Pirate on this month at BCPL, and our children’s team is sharing some of their favorite pirate stories to prove it. These stories be treasures indeed! Ms. Angel says: I could not stop laughing through Louise Pigott’s Squirrel Me Timbers! I just loved the little squirrel and his […]

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