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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Myths and Misconceptions about Hospice
1:00 p.m.
Myths and Misconceptions about Hospice
10/28/2021, 6:00 p.m.
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Fall Bulb Planting: Tips and Talking
11:00 a.m.
Fall Bulb Planting: Tips and Talking
Saturday, Sep. 25, 11:00 a.m.Fall Bulb Planting:
Join our geust speaker, Johannes Vergeer, from The Netherland Bulb Company, for a talk about planting your Fall bulbs. Johannes is  a native of the Netherlands where he attained his Masters degree in Horticulure. He loves to talk about bulbs! So come and join us for this informative and fun tim...read more
Art with Carl and Mary Anders
1:00 p.m.
 Art with Carl and Mary Anders
Saturday, Sep. 25, 1:00 p.m.Art with Carl and Ma
September 25th:  Red and White Lighthouse with colored pencils on paper.  Beginners and up.

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Radium Girls
2:00 p.m.
 Radium Girls
Sunday, Sep. 26, 2:00 p.m.Radium Girls
RADIUM GIRLSDid you hear about those glowing girls? What did they have to with watch dials, airplanes and the start of OSHA? Come and find out at this one hour program.All ages welcomeBurlington's own Melinda Mitchell owner of Madam Cora's Emporium is our guest speaker.

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Storytime with Miss Deb!
9:30 a.m.
 Storytime with Miss Deb!
Monday, Sep. 27, 9:30 a.m.
(Mondays at 9:30 a.m.)
Storytime with Miss
Wehmhoff/Jucker Park
Retired teacher Deb Caldwell brings her joy and experience to storytime! Come read, sing, and play with us!

Blood Pressure Clinic
12:30 pm
 Blood Pressure Clinic
Monday, Sep. 27, 12:30 pm
(Mondays September 27, October 18 and November 15)
Blood Pressure Clini
Stop in before the movie and get a FREE blood pressure check and answers to your questions about heart health!
Movie Mondays
1:00 p.m.
 Movie Mondays
Monday, Sep. 27, 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...read more

Teen Writing Challenge (a LIFT program)
3:00-5:00 p.m.
Teen Writing Challenge (a LIFT program)
Monday, Sep. 27, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
(4th Monday of the Month from 3:00-5:00 p.m.)

Grades 9-12Do you like to write?  Want to share your passion for writing with like minded peers?  Then join us to challenge your writing with random story prompts.   

Diamond Painting
4:00pm-6:00pm
 Diamond Painting
Monday, Sep. 27, 4:00pm-6:00pmDiamond Painting
Diamond painting is a combination of cross-stitch and paint-by-numbers. You will be using an applicator to apply hundreds of sparkling resin rhinestones, one-by-one, on an adhesive color-coded canvas painting. The end result is a vivid, shimmering work of art.Adults may pair up w...read more

Zentangle: Relaxing pen art that is a fun way to create for non-artists and artists alike
6pm-7:00pm
Zentangle: Relaxing pen art that is a fun way to create for non-artists and artists alike
Monday, Sep. 27, 6pm-7:00pmZentangle: Relaxing
Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns called ‘tangles’. You create tangles with combination of dots, lines, simple curves, S-curves and orbs. These patterns are drawn on small pieces of paper “tiles&rdqu...read more

Evening Book Club
7:00 p.m.
 Evening Book Club
Monday, Sep. 27, 7:00 p.m.Evening Book Club
Join us for a discussion on a wide variety of topics and genres!August: The Splendid and the Vile by Erik LarsonSeptember: When All Is Said by Anne GriffinOctober: King of Confidence by Harvey MilesNovember: The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott
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Storytime with Miss Emily
9:30 a.m.
 Storytime with Miss Emily
Tuesday, Sep. 28, 9:30 a.m.
(Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m.)
Storytime with Miss
Wehmhoff/Jucker Park
Storytime is so much more than books! We'll read, sing, play, write, and talk through this fun storytime for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. We'll be at beautiful Wehmhoff/Jucker Park for September!

Tech Help Tuesdays
1:00 pm
 Tech Help Tuesdays
Tuesday, Sep. 28, 1:00 pm
Tuesdays, September 7 - November 30, 1:00-4:00 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 Burlin...read more
WRITE Stuff Writing Club (a LIFT program)
3:00-5:00 p.m.
WRITE Stuff Writing Club (a LIFT program)
Tuesday, Sep. 28, 3:00-5:00 p.m.WRITE Stuff Writing
Grades 7-8We’ll explore different genres of the written word and put pen to paper and create.  From short stories to song lyrics and everything in between!  Designed to be a fun, safe place to develop creative writing skills.  
The LIFT (Library Is For Teens) Middle School
3:00-5:00 p.m.
The LIFT (Library Is For Teens) Middle School
Tuesday, Sep. 28, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
(Tuesdays and Wednesdays 3:00-5:00 p.m.)

Grades 7-8The Library Is For Teens! Drop by our meeting room and see what’s going on. Tell us what you’d like to see and we’ll do our best to make it happen! Board games? Dance parties? Video game tournaments? Food? Drawing classes? Writing? Anime? It’s all at the library! &n...read more
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Color Time! Join us in coloring in your cards/postcards
1:00 p.m.
Color Time! Join us in coloring in your cards/postcards
Wednesday, Sep. 29, 1:00 p.m.
(Every other Wednesday 1PM August 18th, September 1st, 15th, 29th)
Color Time! Join us
Join us for a one session of coloring in cards and/or postcards that are yours to keep! Starting July 21st 1pm-2pm every other Wednesday, we will be coloring! Adults are welcome to bring a friend/or family member that is over 12 years old. Registration is limited so sign up asap!Coloring has th...read more

Tech Class Wednesdays
1:00 pm
 Tech Class Wednesdays
Wednesday, Sep. 29, 1:00 pm
Tech Class WednesdaysWednesdays, September 22 - November 14, 1:00 p.m.These free classes are designed to provide an immersive experience for the beginner while also providing some useful hints for the more experienced user. Space is limited to only six computers, so registration is preferred, but wa...read more

The LIFT (Library Is For Teens) Middle School
3:00-5:00 p.m.
The LIFT (Library Is For Teens) Middle School
Wednesday, Sep. 29, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
(Tuesdays and Wednesdays 3:00-5:00 p.m.)

Grades 7-8The Library Is For Teens! Drop by our meeting room and see what’s going on. Tell us what you’d like to see and we’ll do our best to make it happen! Board games? Dance parties? Video game tournaments? Food? Drawing classes? Writing? Anime? It’s all at the library! &n...read more
Resume Writing - Assistance in creating or editing a resume
6:00 p.m.
Resume Writing - Assistance in creating or editing a resume
Wednesday, Sep. 29, 6:00 p.m.Resume Writing - Ass
Set up a time to go over your resume and recieve assitance from one of the Burlington Library Librarians. Resume writing occurs every Wednesday at 6pm. Please bring what you have for a resume and any job descriptions that you wish to apply at.
Listen to the Wolves
6:00 p.m.
 Listen to the Wolves
Wednesday, Sep. 29, 6:00 p.m.
After his float plane is knocked out of the air and all of his belongings are ruined, a professor must walk out of the wilderness of northern Canada with only the items on his back. He must rely on the advice the Inuits gave him and “Listen to the Wolves” in order to survive. 
Yoga in the Basement with Meghan Neu
6:00 p.m.
Yoga in the Basement with Meghan Neu
Wednesday, Sep. 29, 6:00 p.m.
Every Wednesday at 6 pm. Please bring a yoga mat. Beginners Welcome!  Registration is required since space is limited. 

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Storytime with Miss Emily
9:30 a.m.
 Storytime with Miss Emily
Thursday, Sep. 30, 9:30 a.m.
(Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.)
Storytime with Miss
Wehmhoff/Jucker Park
Storytime is so much more than books! We'll read, sing, play, write, and talk through this fun storytime for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. We'll be at beautiful Wehmhoff/Jucker Park for September!

The LIFT (Library Is For Teens) High School
3:00-5:00 p.m.
The LIFT (Library Is For Teens) High School
Thursday, Sep. 30, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
(Mondays and Thursdays 3:00-5:00 p.m.)

Grades 9-12The Library Is For Teens! Drop by our meeting room and see what’s going on. Tell us what you’d like to see and we’ll do our best to make it happen! Board games? Dance parties? Video game tournaments? Food? Drawing classes? Writing? Anime? It’s all at the library! &...read more
Library at the Market
3pm
 Library at the Market
Thursday, Sep. 30, 3pm
(Thursdays September 2nd - 30th, 3pm - 7pm)
Library at the Marke
Burlington Farmers Market/Library Tent
Join Library Staff at the Burlington Farmers Market every Thursday in September.  There will be kids activities, crafts, special programs and the chance to learn more about the many library offerings. 
  
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