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.
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Family STEAM
Wednesday, Apr. 21, 6:30 p.m.
Join Miss Emily for fun experiments and eye-opening science as we explore the world around us. Best suited for ages 5-10 with an adult. Registration Required. Sponsored by Burlington Public Library.
Poetry Reading for N
Thursday, Apr. 29, 6:00 p.m.
Celebrate National Poetry Month with selections written and read by members of the Kenosha/Racine Poets Laureate group. Sponsored by Burlington Public Library and Kenosha/Racine Poets Laureate Group.
Family STEAM
Wednesday, May 5, 6:30 p.m.
Join Miss Emily for fun experiments and eye-opening science as we explore the world around us. Best suited for ages 5-10 with an adult. Registration Required. Sponsored by Burlington Public Library.
Thursday, May 6, 10:00 a.m.

Time is brain and being smart about stroke can save a life. Know all the signs and symptoms of stroke so you can act fast to save a life from serious long-term disability. The life you save may be your own. Join us for this brief presentation to learn:

·What is stoke?

·Types of stroke

·Stroke treatment

·Warning signs of stroke

·Risk factors

·What to do if you spot a stroke in progress

Sponsored by Burlington Public Library and Advocate Aurora Health.
Thursday, May 6, 6:00 p.m. (Thursdays, March 4, April 8, May 6, June 2, July 1, August 5, September 2, October 7, November 4, December 2, 6:00 p.m.)
Grief specialist Beverly McCumber shares her own very personal story of grief and healing because having these conversations is healing. Join us for a frank, direct conversation. You are welcome to share your thoughts, experiences, what you have found helpful as well as what has been more hurtful. This safe environment offers the opportunity for you to share ask about experiences, and to share to whatever extent you are comfortable with your own journey through grief, into healing.  Sponsored by Burlington Public Library.
Wednesday, May 12, 6:00 p.m.
Plant your garden using our seeds this spring and learn how to save the seeds that come from you harvest. Sponsored by Burlington Public Library.
Family STEAM
Wednesday, May 19, 6:30 p.m.
Join Miss Emily for fun experiments and eye-opening science as we explore the world around us. Best suited for ages 5-10 with an adult. Registration Required. Sponsored by Burlington Public Library.
Brick This!
Monday, May 24, 6:30 p.m. (Mondays at 6:30 p.m.)
Stretch your creativity and engineering skills with our weekly Lego challenges! 
We'll be meeting 2 blocks from the library at Wemhoff/Junker Park under the pavilion by the river.
Ages 5-12
Storytime
Tuesday, May 25, 10:00 a.m. (Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m.)
Join us under the pavilion at Wemhoff/Junker Park for songs, stories, and a craft!
For preschool children ages 2-5.
Storytime
Tuesday, May 25, 11:00 a.m. (Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m.)
Join us under the pavilion at Wemhoff/Junker Park for songs, stories, and a craft!
For preschool children ages 2-5.
Baby Sign Storytime
Wednesday, May 26, 9:00 a.m. (Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m.)
Log on to Facebook with your little on to learn Baby Sign with Miss Emily in this Facebook Live storytime. We'll learn a few signs, then practice using them as they come up in our songs and stories.
Communicating with your baby or toddler can be difficult. These basic signs could help ease some frustration and hopefully avoid a tantrum or two!
Read to a Service Do
Wednesday, May 26, 10:00 a.m. (Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m.)
Practice your reading skills and chill out by reading aloud to one of our volunteer service dogs!
Read to a Service Do
Wednesday, May 26, 10:20 a.m. (Wednesdays at 10:20 a.m.)
Practice your reading skills and chill out by reading aloud to one of our volunteer service dogs!
Read to a Service Do
Wednesday, May 26, 10:40 a.m. (Wednesdays at 10:40 a.m.)
Practice your reading skills and chill out by reading aloud to one of our volunteer service dogs!
Elementary Explorers
Thursday, May 27, 10:00 a.m. (Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.)
Join us under the pavilion at Wehmoff/Junker Park to learn, create and play together.
For children going into grades 1-6.
Brick This!
Monday, May 31, 6:30 p.m. (Mondays at 6:30 p.m.)
Stretch your creativity and engineering skills with our weekly Lego challenges! 
We'll be meeting 2 blocks from the library at Wemhoff/Junker Park under the pavilion by the river.
Ages 5-12
Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 1, 10:00 a.m. (Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m.)
Join us under the pavilion at Wemhoff/Junker Park for songs, stories, and a craft!
For preschool children ages 2-5.
Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 1, 11:00 a.m. (Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m.)
Join us under the pavilion at Wemhoff/Junker Park for songs, stories, and a craft!
For preschool children ages 2-5.
Baby Sign Storytime
Wednesday, Jun. 2, 9:00 a.m. (Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m.)
Log on to Facebook with your little on to learn Baby Sign with Miss Emily in this Facebook Live storytime. We'll learn a few signs, then practice using them as they come up in our songs and stories.
Communicating with your baby or toddler can be difficult. These basic signs could help ease some frustration and hopefully avoid a tantrum or two!
Read to a Service Do
Wednesday, Jun. 2, 10:00 a.m. (Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m.)
Practice your reading skills and chill out by reading aloud to one of our volunteer service dogs!
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