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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Stories & More (toddlers and preschoolers with a caregiver)
10:15a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Stories & More (toddlers and preschoolers with a caregiver)
Monday, Mar. 4, 10:15a.m. - 10:45 a.m.Stories & More (todd
Read, sing, move and rhyme along with Miss April and your storytime friends! Register online for each week you'd like to attend.
Hooks & Needles
11:00 AM
 Hooks & Needles
Monday, Mar. 4, 11:00 AMHooks & Needles
Join us by the Adult Department's fireplace for our monthly club for fiber artists.  Whether you knit, crochet, felt, or sew, join in with other patrons as we work on our individual projects and chat about all things crafty.
Teen Dungeons & Dragons with Jason Williams
5:30-7:30PM
Teen Dungeons & Dragons with Jason Williams
Monday, Mar. 4
(Mondays, March 4 & 18, April 1& 15, May 6 & 20)
Teen Dungeons & Drag
Join us in the Teen Room for an exciting session of Dungeons & Dragons for teens and tweens! Dungeon Master and DnD enthusiast Jason Williams will guide participants through character creation and help navigate them through this engrossing, imaginative game!
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Social Justice Book Club @ Lewis Mills
2:15PM
Social Justice Book Club @ Lewis Mills
Tuesday, Mar. 5, 2:15PM
(Tuesdays, March 5 &12, April 2, 16, 30, May 14 & 28)
Social Justice Book
Lewis Mills High School Media Center
Come and join our brand new Social Justic Book Club: a collaboration between the Burlington Public Library and the Lewis Mills Media Center. for Lewis Mills High School Students meet-ups are bi-monthly they are held at the Lewis Mills Library @ 2:15 topics include: freedom, oppression, history, dive...read more
Dungeons & Dragons With Jason Williams
6:30 PM
Dungeons & Dragons With Jason Williams
Tuesday, Mar. 5, 6:30 PMDungeons & Dragons W
Join us in the Community Room for an exciting, one-off session of Dungeons & Dragons for adults!  Have you ever been curious about playing Dnd and weren’t sure about where or how to start?  Dungeon Master and Dnd enthusiast Jason Williams will show patrons the ropes about charact...read more

Board of Library Directors Meeting
7 PM
Board of Library Directors Meeting
Tuesday, Mar. 5, 7 PM
The Board of Library Directors will hold their monthly meeting at 7 PM in the Conference Room. 
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Sunrise Chair Yoga
9:30 AM
 Sunrise Chair Yoga
Wednesday, Mar. 6, 9:30 AMSunrise Chair Yoga
Join us in the Community Room and start your morning off right with sunrise chair yoga!  Follow along with Danielle Fisher, founder of The Bendy Bookworm Yoga, and reap the physical and mental benefits of these lower-impact yoga sessions.  Patrons are encouraged to wear sneakers, and shoul...read more

Newbies and To-Be’s (Birth to 24 months with a caregiver)
10:15a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Newbies and To-Be’s (Birth to 24 months with a caregiver)
Wednesday, Mar. 6, 10:15a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Newbies and To-Be&rs
Bounces and rhymes, stories and songs for little ones. Parents/caregivers to be are also invited to develop an early literacy repertoire and meet peers. We'll be sure to save time to play and chat at the end of the program! Register online for each week you'd like to attend.
Virtual Author Talk with Nina Totenberg
4 PM
Virtual Author Talk with Nina Totenberg
Wednesday, Mar. 6, 4 PMVirtual Author Talk
The Library Speakers Consortium Presents: The Power of Friendships with New York Times bestelling author and NPR correspondent, Nina Totenberg!Access to this live, virtual discussion will be available via the link below. Viewers will have an opportunity to submit questions t...read more
Teen Pet Series: Homemade Dog & Cat Treats
5:00-6:00PM
Teen Pet Series: Homemade Dog & Cat Treats
Wednesday, Mar. 6, 5:00-6:00PMTeen Pet Series: Hom
Make your own healthy treats for your furry loved ones or to give away. Your pets will just love these all natural snacks that you make with care. Additionally, we will be partnering with Burlington's local animal shelter to make and donate treats for animals needing some extra love. So, ev...read more

Mysteries & Histories
6:30 PM
 Mysteries & Histories
Wednesday, Mar. 6, 6:30 PMMysteries & Historie
Register for our monthly book club where we discuss mysteries and historical fiction.This month, we will be discussing the thriller The House Across the Lake by Riley Sager. Copies of the book will be available at the Circulation desk beginning February 7th.Light refreshments served. ...read more
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After-School Special: Send a Hug (age 4 to grade 4)
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
After-School Special: Send a Hug (age 4 to grade 4)
Thursday, Mar. 7, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.After-School Special
Have you ever wished you could hug a friend or relative who lives far away? We'll read How to Send a Hug by Haley Rocco and create a card to send to a loved one. A visitor from the Burlington Post Office will join us to collect our cards to mail and tell us what will happen to them aft...read more

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Echoes of Yesterday: A Historic Photo Exhibition
6 PM
Echoes of Yesterday: A Historic Photo Exhibition
Friday, Mar. 8, 6 PMEchoes of Yesterday:
Come and join us in celebrating Burlington's rich history through a fascinating gallery of historic images. While you walk through the past, enjoy light refreshments and live music. All photos will be available for purchase, and the proceeds will go towards supporting the Friends of the Library ...read more
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Saturday Stories
10:15a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
 Saturday Stories
Saturday, Mar. 9, 10:15a.m. - 10:45 a.m.Saturday Stories
Families with children of all ages are invited to join Miss April for stories, rhymes, songs and movement.  
Bookies and Cookies (all ages)
2:00 - 2:30 p.m.
 Bookies and Cookies (all ages)
Saturday, Mar. 9, 2:00 - 2:30 p.m.Bookies and Cookies
Grab a sweet treat and settle in around the fireplace to listen to some of Miss April's favorite read-alouds. All ages are welcome; we will be reading longer picture books and sections of chapter books. 
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Stories & More (toddlers and preschoolers with a caregiver)
10:15a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Stories & More (toddlers and preschoolers with a caregiver)
Monday, Mar. 11, 10:15a.m. - 10:45 a.m.Stories & More (todd
Read, sing, move and rhyme along with Miss April and your storytime friends! Register online for each week you'd like to attend.
Teen Art Series: No-Sew Pillows
5:00-6:00PM
 Teen Art Series: No-Sew Pillows
Monday, Mar. 11, 5:00-6:00PMTeen Art Series: No-
Learn to make the coziest, cutest couch companion for those cold days. Fringe blankets are trending up, so why not make a fringe pillow. Easy and fun, you’ll get to bring home a creative and functional craft at the end of the day! 

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YA Lit Kit
 YA Lit Kit
Tuesday, Mar. 12
(Tuesdays, March 12, April 9, May 14)
YA Lit Kit
Ready for pick-up!!! March Lit Kits are available at the circulation desk on this day for those who have registered. If you have not registered and want to, see if there are openings on our website. Link here: https://burlingtonctlibrary.org/teens/ya-lit-kit/ 
Junior British Bake Off: Graham Cracker Peeps Houses (grades 3-8)
6:30-7:30PM
Junior British Bake Off: Graham Cracker Peeps Houses (grades 3-8)
Tuesday, Mar. 12, 6:30-7:30PMJunior British Bake
Are there any Great British Bake-Off fans out there? I think we might get a Paul Hollywood handshake for these graham cracker peeps houses just in time for spring! Grades 3-8 welcome!

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Sunrise Chair Yoga
9:30 AM
 Sunrise Chair Yoga
Wednesday, Mar. 13, 9:30 AMSunrise Chair Yoga
Join us in the Community Room and start your morning off right with sunrise chair yoga!  Follow along with Danielle Fisher, founder of The Bendy Bookworm Yoga, and reap the physical and mental benefits of these lower-impact yoga sessions.  Patrons are encouraged to wear sneakers, and shoul...read more

Stories and Stretches (toddlers and preschoolers with a caregiver)
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Stories and Stretches (toddlers and preschoolers with a caregiver)
Wednesday, Mar. 13, 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.Stories and Stretche
Wear your comfy clothes to read and stretch along with Bendy Bookworm Yoga and your library friends. Bring a yoga mat, towel or blanket to practice on, if you wish.
Friends of the Library Meeting
1:30 PM
 Friends of the Library Meeting
Wednesday, Mar. 13, 1:30 PM
The Friends of the Library will hold their monthly Board meeting at 1:30 PM. Anyone interested in learning more about the Friends, and opportunities for volunteering, are welcome to attend. 
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Play and Grow (babies, toddlers and preschoolers with a caregiver)
10:15a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Play and Grow (babies, toddlers and preschoolers with a caregiver)
Thursday, Mar. 14, 10:15a.m. - 11:15 a.m.Play and Grow (babie
We'll provide the toys, sensory play invitations and pre-reading and writing activities; you bring the fun!
Virtual Author Talk with Christopher Paolini
4 PM
Virtual Author Talk with Christopher Paolini
Thursday, Mar. 14, 4 PMVirtual Author Talk
The Library Speakers Consortium Presents: 20 Years of Dragon in YA Fantasy with international bestelling author and Christopher Paolini!Access to this live, virtual discussion is available via the registration link below. Viewers will have an opportunity to submit questions to the aut...read more
Beyblade Club (grades K-8)
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
 Beyblade Club (grades K-8)
Thursday, Mar. 14, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.Beyblade Club (grade
Show off your favorite Beyblades and try them out in battles against other collectors. No registration required.
Thursday Night Book Club
6:30 PM
 Thursday Night Book Club
Thursday, Mar. 14, 6:30 PMThursday Night Book
Join us in the Conference Room for our monthly Thursday Night Book Club discussion!  This month, we will be discussing Iona Iverson's Rules For Commuting by Clare Pooley.  Copies of the book will be available at the Circulation desk beginning February 15th.  New members ...read more
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Look Out for Leprechauns! (family)
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Look Out for Leprechauns! (family)
Friday, Mar. 15, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.Look Out for Leprech
Our local leprechaun search is back for its second year! Pick up a map and a pot for gold at the library; visit various spots in town and collect your gold coins; then return to the library to claim your prize! 

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Dystopian Saturdays: Divergent
1-2:00
 Dystopian Saturdays: Divergent
Saturday, Mar. 16, 1-2:00Dystopian Saturdays:
Let’s kick off our Dystopian Saturdays with a celebration of the Divergent series. Find out what faction you are in: Dauntless, Amity, Candor, Erudite, Abnegation… or maybe you are Divergent. Then participate in activities themed for each faction. We will have oodles of fun and be teste...read more

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Stories & More (toddlers and preschoolers with a caregiver)
10:15a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Stories & More (toddlers and preschoolers with a caregiver)
Monday, Mar. 18, 10:15a.m. - 10:45 a.m.Stories & More (todd
Read, sing, move and rhyme along with Miss April and your storytime friends! Register online for each week you'd like to attend.
Teen Dungeons & Dragons with Jason Williams
5:30-7:30PM
Teen Dungeons & Dragons with Jason Williams
Monday, Mar. 18
(Mondays, March 4 & 18, April 1& 15, May 6 & 20)
Teen Dungeons & Drag
Join us in the Teen Room for an exciting session of Dungeons & Dragons for teens and tweens! Dungeon Master and DnD enthusiast Jason Williams will guide participants through character creation and help navigate them through this engrossing, imaginative game!

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Morning Book Club
11 AM
 Morning Book Club
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 11 AMMorning Book Club
Join us for our monthly morning book club. This month, we will be discussing Lab Girl by Hope Jahren.Copies of the book will be available at the Circulation desk in February.Light refreshments served. New members always welcome!
Social Justice Book Club @ Lewis Mills
2:15PM
Social Justice Book Club @ Lewis Mills
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2:15PM
(Tuesdays, March 5 &12, April 2, 16, 30, May 14 & 28)
Social Justice Book
Lewis Mills High School Media Center
Come and join our brand new Social Justic Book Club: a collaboration between the Burlington Public Library and the Lewis Mills Media Center. for Lewis Mills High School Students meet-ups are bi-monthly they are held at the Lewis Mills Library @ 2:15 topics include: freedom, oppression, history, dive...read more
Pokemon Club (age 4 - grade 4)
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
 Pokemon Club (age 4 - grade 4)
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.Pokemon Club (age 4
Calling all wanna-be Pokemon trainers! Join your friends at the library for an hour of Pokemon fun -- show off your cards (trade if you like!) and enjoy related activities. Please use child's name when registering.
Hooks & Needles
6:30 PM
 Hooks & Needles
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 6:30 PMHooks & Needles
Join us by the Adult Department's fireplace for our monthly club for fiber artists.  Whether you knit, crochet, felt, or sew, join in with other patrons as we work on our individual projects and chat about all things crafty.
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Sunrise Chair Yoga
9:30 AM
 Sunrise Chair Yoga
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 9:30 AMSunrise Chair Yoga
Join us in the Community Room and start your morning off right with sunrise chair yoga!  Follow along with Danielle Fisher, founder of The Bendy Bookworm Yoga, and reap the physical and mental benefits of these lower-impact yoga sessions.  Patrons are encouraged to wear sneakers, and shoul...read more

Newbies and To-Be’s (Birth to 24 months with a caregiver)
10:15a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Newbies and To-Be’s (Birth to 24 months with a caregiver)
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 10:15a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Newbies and To-Be&rs
Bounces and rhymes, stories and songs for little ones. Parents/caregivers to be are also invited to develop an early literacy repertoire and meet peers. We'll be sure to save time to play and chat at the end of the program! Register online for each week you'd like to attend.
Graphic Novel Book Club (grades 5-8)
5:00-6:00PM
Graphic Novel Book Club (grades 5-8)
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 5:00-6:00PM
(Wednesdays, March 20, April 17, May 15)
Graphic Novel Book C
Calling all graphic novel, manga, and anime readers! Join us one Wednesday a month to discuss a graphic novel, have snacks, and participate in a fun activity related to our book for that month! Books are available to check out at the circulation desk. Please read the book before each meeting. Grades...read more

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Homeschool Readers
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
 Homeschool Readers
Thursday, Mar. 21, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.Homeschool Readers
Homeschool students at the elementary (K-6) level are invited to share and discuss Nutmeg Book Award nominees. Each month, we'll read a current Elementary Nutmeg nominee and do a related activity. We'll also introduce a chapter book for participants to read on their own and discuss at the ne...read more
Adult Craft Corner: Macramé Hoop Wall Art
6:30 PM
Adult Craft Corner: Macramé Hoop Wall Art
Thursday, Mar. 21, 6:30 PMAdult Craft Corner:
Join us in the Community Room for our monthly Adult Craft Corner!  This month we will be making macramé wall art.  All materials will be provided for this program!
Virtual Author Talk with Madeline Miller
7 PM
Virtual Author Talk with Madeline Miller
Thursday, Mar. 21, 7 PMVirtual Author Talk
The Library Speakers Consortium Presents: On Retelling Greek Classics: An Exploration of the Modern Epics with bestelling author Madeline Miller!Access to this live, virtual discussion will be available via the link below. Viewers will have an opportunity to submit questions to t...read more
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Movie Matinee: Oppenheimer
1:00 PM
 Movie Matinee: Oppenheimer
Friday, Mar. 22, 1:00 PMMovie Matinee: Oppen
Join us in the Community Room for a Friday Movie Matinee!  This month we will be featuring “Oppenheimer”, the award winning biographical thriller starring Cillian Murphy as physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer.  Some snacks and refreshments will be provided, but moviegoers are also ...read more
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All About Opossums with Ferncroft Wildlife Rescue (family)
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
All About Opossums with Ferncroft Wildlife Rescue (family)
Saturday, Mar. 23, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.All About Opossums w
Learn what's amazing about opossums and how Ferncroft Wildlife Rescue helps opossums that have been injured. Pam and Bill will also bring some opossum ambassadors for you to meet!
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Stories & More (toddlers and preschoolers with a caregiver)
10:15a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Stories & More (toddlers and preschoolers with a caregiver)
Monday, Mar. 25, 10:15a.m. - 10:45 a.m.Stories & More (todd
Read, sing, move and rhyme along with Miss April and your storytime friends! Register online for each week you'd like to attend.
Teen Gardening Club: DIY Gardening Aprons & Planting Strawberry Seeds
5:00-6:00PM
Teen Gardening Club: DIY Gardening Aprons & Planting Strawberry Seeds
Monday, Mar. 25, 5:00-6:00PMTeen Gardening Club:
Come design your own gardening apron to use during your at-home gardening projects and our future BPL gardening programs. Also, learn to plant strawberry seeds in egg cartons and how to take care of them.  

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Reading Fort Night (family)
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
 Reading Fort Night (family)
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.Reading Fort Night (
Bring the whole family and work together to construct a fort to read in. Construction materials and snack provided; BYO pillow and stuffies for comfy reading!
Cookbook Club
6:30 PM
 Cookbook Club
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 6:30 PMCookbook Club
Something's cooking at the Burlington Public Library!  Join us in the Community Room for the tastiest book club meeting in town!  Simply choose a recipe from the featured cookbook and bring your culinary masterpiece along for the meeting.  This month's cookbook, Milk Stre...read more
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Sunrise Chair Yoga
9:30 AM
 Sunrise Chair Yoga
Wednesday, Mar. 27, 9:30 AMSunrise Chair Yoga
Join us in the Community Room and start your morning off right with sunrise chair yoga!  Follow along with Danielle Fisher, founder of The Bendy Bookworm Yoga, and reap the physical and mental benefits of these lower-impact yoga sessions.  Patrons are encouraged to wear sneakers, and shoul...read more

Stories and Stretches (toddlers and preschoolers with a caregiver)
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Stories and Stretches (toddlers and preschoolers with a caregiver)
Wednesday, Mar. 27, 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.Stories and Stretche
Wear your comfy clothes to read and stretch along with Bendy Bookworm Yoga and your library friends. Bring a yoga mat, towel or blanket to practice on, if you wish.
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Play and Grow (babies, toddlers and preschoolers with a caregiver)
10:15a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Play and Grow (babies, toddlers and preschoolers with a caregiver)
Thursday, Mar. 28, 10:15a.m. - 11:15 a.m.Play and Grow (babie
We'll provide the toys, sensory play invitations and pre-reading and writing activities; you bring the fun!
Beyblade Club (grades K-8)
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
 Beyblade Club (grades K-8)
Thursday, Mar. 28, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.Beyblade Club (grade
Show off your favorite Beyblades and try them out in battles against other collectors. No registration required.
Sweet History of Honey & Honey Tasting with Cathy Wolko
6:30 PM
Sweet History of Honey & Honey Tasting with Cathy Wolko
Thursday, Mar. 28, 6:30 PMSweet History of Hon
Join us in the Community Room for a sweet presentation that will leave you buzzing with excitement!  Second generation beekeeper and proud Farm Bureau member Cathy Wolko is visiting our library to enlighten our adult patrons on the sweet history of honey, as well as offer a honey tasting a...read more

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Library Closed
10 AM - 5 PM
 Library Closed
Friday, Mar. 29, 10 AM - 5 PM
The library will be closed today. Our downloadable collection and digital resources are always available!
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