Burlington Public Library

Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Burlington Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
Limit by location:      Limit by audience:
Thursday, Sep. 19, 10:00 a.m.
Fingerplays, bouncing movements, rhythmic play and stories are the core of this program for children up to the age of five and their parents/caretakers. Thursday session is a repeat of Tuesday.
Thursday, Sep. 19, 1:00 p.m.
Microsoft Word Basics
 
Thursday, Sep. 19, 6:30 p.m.
Learn what we can do to preserve these beautiful creatures.
Sherry Nino
Seno K/RLT Conservency
Saturday, Sep. 21, 10:00 a.m.
Saturday, Sep. 21, 1:00 p.m.
Please join our world renowned artist Barbara Duer Johnson for fall watercolor painting.  All materials are provided.
Monday, Sep. 23, 10:00 a.m.
For 2 to 5 year olds with caregiver. Research shows there are positive correlations between movement and learning so bring your shoes and move with us. This program will have a dance component and then movement exploration like hula hoops, balls, scooters, parachutes and more. Perfect for those active toddlers!
Movie Mondays
Monday, Sep. 23, 1:00 p.m.
Join us every Monday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. for a free screening of an award nominated or newly-released-to-DVD movie. Enjoy some popcorn and stay afterward to talk about the movie with your neighbors. Film ratings range from PG to R, so this program is intended for grown-ups. For a complete list of scheduled films, visit burlingtonlibrary.org/film, or call the library at 342-1130.

Playlist as of August 2019:
 
Movie Rating Show Date
Love, Simon PG-13 8/26/2019
LABOR DAY Library Closed 9/2/2019
Stan & Ollie PG 9/9/2019
Lady Macbeth R 9/16/2019
Boy Erased R 9/23/2019
American Made R 9/30/2019
Icarus NR 10/7/2019
Destroyer R 10/14/2019
Murder on the Orient Express PG-13 10/21/2019
Baby Driver R 10/28/2019
Phantom Thread R 11/4/2019
Thoroughbreds R 11/11/2019
All the Money in the World R 11/18/2019
Call Me By Your Name R 11/25/2019
Monday, Sep. 23, 7:00 p.m.
Book: Educated by Tara Westover
Tuesday, Sep. 24, 9:15 a.m.

Come listen to books, learn finger plays and rhymes, and sing and dance! Children ages 5 and under invited Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:15 and 10:00 a.m. Thursday is a repeat of Tuesdays. No registration necessary.
 
Tuesday, Sep. 24, 10:00 a.m.
Fingerplays, bouncing movements, rhythmic play and stories are the core of this program for children up to the age of five and their parents/caretakers.
Tuesday, Sep. 24, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Having trouble with your tablet or smart phone? Got a new device and not sure where to start? Need help finding apps to make your life easier? Need help figuring out a software application like Microsoft Office or Google Drive? Drop in to the Burlington Public Library! Our experienced staff are more than happy to offer you free assistance! If we can’t help, we can refer you to computer experts for further assistance. You can make an appointment, or just drop in on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Tuesday, Sep. 24, 2:00p.m.

This free educational event will examine the differences between a Medicare Supplement Plan and a Medicare Advantage Plan.  This program is presented by Medicare Strategies, LLC.
Questions?  Contact Kelly Zauner 414-305-7267 or Kelly@medicarestrategies.net

Tuesday, Sep. 24, 6:00 p.m.
Are you a rock painter? Do you like hiding and hunting for rocks around Burlington? Come find out what it’s all about and paint some rocks with Burlington Kindness Rock coordinator  Kelsey Shoemaker. This event is for adults and older children as acrylic paints will be used. Please bring your own rocks, paints and supplies. Have fun painting together and get new ideas for how to design your rocks.  
 
Wednesday, Sep. 25, 7:00p.m.
Looking for a new or better job?  
Searching for work but not sure your resume is working for you? Spend an evening with Career Counselor Tom Kipp of Cardinal Stritch University  to learn proven strategies for writing resumes that get results.
Thursday, Sep. 26, 9:15 a.m.

Come listen to books, learn finger plays and rhymes, and sing and dance! Children ages 5 and under invited Tuesdays and Thursdays at  9:15 and 10:00 a.m. Thursday is a repeat of Tuesdays. No registration necessary.
 
Thursday, Sep. 26, 10:00 a.m.
Fingerplays, bouncing movements, rhythmic play and stories are the core of this program for children up to the age of five and their parents/caretakers. Thursday session is a repeat of Tuesday.
Thursday, Sep. 26, 1:00 p.m.
Microsoft Word Intermediate
 
Thursday, Sep. 26, 3:30-5:00 p.m.
Come join our new Anime Club, for ages 12 to 18.  Come to discuss your favorite Manga and watch some Anime and don’t forget to bring a fellow otaku! Snacks will be provided.
 
Thursday, Sep. 26, 6:30 p.m.

We all have “photo piles” of film prints in drawers and cabinets, and digital pictures stored in our devices and computer.  This seminar explores your options to:  
Cull, sort and organize film prints for albums and scanning.
What to do with slides.
Archive digital pictures from cameras and smartphones to a computer, external storage devices and “the Cloud.”
Saturday, Sep. 28, 10:00 a.m.
In 1947, two notoriously reclusive brothers were found dead in their NYC mansion under 140 TONS of trash. What led the once productive and respected pair to make lurid headlines with their strange lives and pathetic deaths?  This program is presented by Cathy Polovina.
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