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Locked Room Mysteries

  Our Mystery Month celebration continues with Locked Room Mysteries.  This sub-genre was popular in the Golden Age of mysteries (1920s & 1930s). Simply defined, it is “any crime committed in such a way that it seems impossible to determine how it was done.” As Sherlock Holmes said, “The game is afoot.” Can you figure […]

Doylestown Delayed Opening

  On Tuesday May 21st the Doylestown Branch Library will be open 3pm-9pm.  The book drops will be available while the library is closed. All other locations will be open as usual.  

Bucks County Free Library Board Meeting

  Wednesday, May 15, 5:30 Levittown Branch 7311 New Falls Road, Levittown

Celebrate Mystery Month at the Library

  Cozy Mystery– /’kōzē ‘mist(ə)rē/ (noun) Cozy mysteries are considered “gentle” books… no graphic violence, no profanity, and no explicit sex. Most often, the crime takes place “off stage” and death is usually very quick. Prolonged torture is not a staple in cozy mysteries! The victim is usually a character who had terrible vices or […]

New Fiction for April

Take a look at the titles hitting our shelves this month:   General Fiction Amity & Sorrow by Peggy Riley Tapestry of Fortunes by Elizabeth Berg This Magnificent Desolation by Thomas O’Malley   Mystery The Famous and the Dead by T. Jefferson Parker The Other Child by Charlotte Link The Perfect Ghost by Linda Barnes […]

Bucks County Free Library Board Meeting

  Tuesday, April 16, 5:30 pm Bensalem Branch 3700 Hulmeville Road, Bensalem

Legal Forms at the Library

  Your Bucks County Library card now gives you access to thousands of customizable legal forms online through our BCFL LawDepot page.  Log in from home or from one of the library’s computers to create an account and get started.   Choose from thousands of forms, including: Power of Attorney Last Will and Testament Prenuptial […]

New Fiction for March

Looking for something to help you while away these rainy days?  Take a look at the new fiction titles hitting library shelves this month.   General Fiction Benediction by Kent Haruf The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat by Edward Kelsey Moore Middle C : A Novel by William H. Gass   Mysteries Breaking Point by C.J. […]

Bucks County Free Library Board Meeting

  Tuesday, March 19, 5:30 pm Doylestown District Library Center 150 South Pine Street, Doylestown

The Next Generation of Library eBooks

Get ready for a new way to enjoy OverDrive eBooks from the library! Check out this video to see some of the new features:     Some of the key features include: One-Step Checkout™: Once you’ve logged in with your library card number, it just takes one click to borrow a title. OverDrive Read™: Read […]