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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Bedtime Stories on Facebook Live (All ages)
6:30 PM
Bedtime Stories on Facebook Live (All ages)
Tuesday, Feb. 1, 6:30 PMBedtime Stories on F
Put on your pjs, grab your favorite stuffie and get ready for rest as Miss April shares some cozy stories, rhymes and songs on Facebook Live. If you miss it today, this program will be available for viewing for one week. No registration required.
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Newbies & To-Be’s (Birth to 24 months with a caregiver)
10:15 - 10:45am
Newbies & To-Be’s (Birth to 24 months with a caregiver)
Wednesday, Feb. 2, 10:15 - 10:45am Newbies & To-Be&rsqu
Bounces and rhymes, stories and songs for little ones birth up to second birthday and a caregiver. Parents/caregivers to be are also invited to develop an early literacy repertoire and meet peers. We'll be sure to save some time to play and chat at the end of the program!During the months of Jan...read more

Mysteries & Histories Book Club
6:30 PM
 Mysteries & Histories Book Club
Wednesday, Feb. 2, 6:30 PMMysteries & Historie
Join us for our monthly book club where we discuss mysteries and historical fiction. This month, we will be discussing the historical fiction novel, The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson. Copies of the book will be available at the Circulation desk.Light refreshment...read more
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Stuffed Animal Sleepover
3:00pm
 Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Friday, Feb. 4, 3:00pmStuffed Animal Sleep
Why should kids have all the sleepover fun? This ones for stuffies! Drop one doll or stuffed animal off between 3pm and 5pm. We'll make sure they're safe and happy until you pick them up, along with a favorite book they discovered during their time with us, at 10:30 Saturday morning. We'...read more

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Take Your Child to the Library Day (All ages)
10:00am - 4:00pm
Take Your Child to the Library Day (All ages)
Saturday, Feb. 5, 10:00am - 4:00pmTake Your Child to t
Stop by to check out all that the library has to offer for kids and families and pick up a special library goody bag while supplies last!
CANCELLED -- Imagination Workshop
1:00 - 3:00pm
CANCELLED -- Imagination Workshop
Saturday, Feb. 5, 1:00 - 3:00pmCANCELLED -- Imagina
Drop in between 1 and 3pm for art for all ages -- including grown-ups! No registration necessary; program meets in the Community Room. 
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Stories & More (Toddlers and preschoolers with a caregiver)
10:15 - 10:45am
Stories & More (Toddlers and preschoolers with a caregiver)
Monday, Feb. 7, 10:15 - 10:45am Stories & More (Todd
Join Miss April for stories and songs, rhymes and fingerplays! We'll get silly and make friends all while building early literacy skills. During the months of January and February, we will meet via Zoom. Register online to receive the Zoom link.

BPL Teen Zine Committee
6:30 PM
 BPL Teen Zine Committee
Monday, Feb. 7, 6:30 PMBPL Teen Zine Commit
The Teen Zine is a way for teens to work with the library to promote the content they want to share. Members will work together with the Teen Librarian to create a regular print publication about the goings-on at the library, as well as showcase their own work. We're always looking for new membe...read more
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Adult Craft Night - Heart Wreaths
6:30 PM
Adult Craft Night - Heart Wreaths
Wednesday, Feb. 9, 6:30 PMAdult Craft Night -
Create some simple, yet elegant, decor for Valentine's Day - or for a year-round spot in your home - with a beautiful heart-shaped wreath. For those interested in crafting from home, please indicate that you'd like to participate via Zoom when you register. Materials will be available f...read more
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Happy Hearts Senior Social
2 PM
 Happy Hearts Senior Social
Thursday, Feb. 10, 2 PMHappy Hearts Senior
The Burlington Senior Center and Public Library invite seniors to join us for a Happy Hearts Senior Social! Enjoy trivia, crafts, refreshments and more!Registration is requested. Call or sign up at Burlington Parks and Rec (860.673.6789 ext. 7)
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Saturday Stories
10:15 - 10:45am
 Saturday Stories
Saturday, Feb. 12, 10:15 - 10:45am Saturday Stories
Join Miss April for stories, rhymes, fingerplays and more!  This program is open to children of all ages with a caregiver. During the months of January and February, we will meet mia Zoom. Sign up online to receive the Zoom link by email. 

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After-School Special to Go: Make & Build
After-School Special to Go: Make & Build
Monday, Feb. 14, After-School Special
Do you love building things and figuring out how to make things work? Pick up a kit of building materials from the library and see what kind of structure you can create. Sign up at burlingtonctlibrary.org to reserve a kit (available to pick up the week of 2/14) and send us a picture of your creation...read more

Stories & More (Toddlers and preschoolers with a caregiver)
10:15 - 10:45am
Stories & More (Toddlers and preschoolers with a caregiver)
Monday, Feb. 14, 10:15 - 10:45am Stories & More (Todd
Join Miss April for stories and songs, rhymes and fingerplays! We'll get silly and make friends all while building early literacy skills. During the months of January and February, we will meet via Zoom. Register online to receive the Zoom link.

Self Love Party
6:30 PM
 Self Love Party
Monday, Feb. 14, 6:30 PMSelf Love Party
Fill your cup this Valentine’s Day at our Self Love Party. We’ll be listening to a guided meditation and doing a self-care activity that you can reflect on whenever you need a little extra love. By the end, we guarantee the warm-and-fuzzies. For patrons in grades 5 and up. This program w...read more
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Morning Book Club
11 AM
 Morning Book Club
Tuesday, Feb. 15, 11 AMMorning Book Club
Join us for our monthly book group. This month, we will be discussing The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett. Copies of the book will be available at the Circulation desk.Light refreshments served. New members always welcome. 
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Newbies & To-Be’s (Birth to 24 months with a caregiver)
10:15 - 10:45am
Newbies & To-Be’s (Birth to 24 months with a caregiver)
Wednesday, Feb. 16, 10:15 - 10:45am Newbies & To-Be&rsqu
Bounces and rhymes, stories and songs for little ones birth up to second birthday and a caregiver. Parents/caregivers to be are also invited to develop an early literacy repertoire and meet peers. We'll be sure to save some time to play and chat at the end of the program!During the months of Jan...read more

Hooks & Needles
6:30 PM
 Hooks & Needles
Wednesday, Feb. 16, 6:30 PMHooks & Needles
Join us for our monthly club for fiber artists! Whether you knit, crochet, felt or sew, join in with other crafty folk as we work on our individual projects, share tips and how-tos and discuss our favorite places to buy supplies. If you are new to fiber arts, join in and get some tutorials from...read more
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Homeschool Readers
1:00pm
 Homeschool Readers
Thursday, Feb. 17, 1:00pmHomeschool Readers
Each month, Miss April will read one of the Elementary Nutmeg Nominees and booktalk a chapter book that is a Nutmeg Nominee. Then participants will have the option to discuss the previous month's chapter book or participate in an activity related to the read-aloud. Copies of the chapter book wil...read more

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Teen/Tween Movie Night: Queen of Katwe
3:00 PM
Teen/Tween Movie Night: Queen of Katwe
Saturday, Feb. 19, 3:00 PMTeen/Tween Movie Nig
Because Black History Month starts tomorrow, Burlington Public Library is pleased to host a showing of Queen of Katwe. Based on a true story, Queen of Katwe (PG) is about Phiona, a 10 year old Ugandan girl who becomes wrapped up in the competitive chess-playing world, using her success in profession...read more
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Minecraft Mania (Grades K-5)
1:00 - 2:30pm
 Minecraft Mania (Grades K-5)
Tuesday, Feb. 22, 1:00 - 2:30pmMinecraft Mania (Gra
How about a little gaming AND a little learning on your day off from school? We're partnering with Harwinton Library and Innovative Gaming to present Minecraft Mania via Zoom. Suitable for expert level Minecraft builders as well as friends new to the game, this session will focus on STEM concept...read more

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The Sporting Events that Changed America
7 PM
The Sporting Events that Changed America
Wednesday, Feb. 23, 7 PMThe Sporting Events
Virtual Program
We are excited to welcome back author Marty Gitlin for another engaging Zoom program!The Sporting Events That Changed AmericaThis enlightening and enjoyable program will entertain and illuminate sports fans or anyone interested in American history. It is hosted by Martin Gitlin and is based on his h...read more
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Dungeons & Dragons
6:30 PM
 Dungeons & Dragons
Thursday, Feb. 24, 6:30 PMDungeons & Dragons
Adventure awaits! The BPL Dungeons & Dragons group is open to everyone in grades 5 and up, regardless of experience level.!  It is encouraged to store character sheets on DnDBeyond, although hard copies of character sheets are available at the library if you prefer. The Zoom link will be se...read more
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CANCELLED -- Read with Holden
10:30am - 12:00pm
 CANCELLED -- Read with Holden
Saturday, Feb. 26, 10:30am - 12:00pmCANCELLED -- Read wi
Children who are learning to read or building fluency are invited to share a story with some wonderful listeners -- registered therapy dog Holden and his human Ms. Kady! You may bring your own books or choose some of ours. Sign up your reader for a fifteen-minute session with Holden by calling the l...read more
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Stories & More (Toddlers and preschoolers with a caregiver)
10:15 - 10:45am
Stories & More (Toddlers and preschoolers with a caregiver)
Monday, Feb. 28, 10:15 - 10:45am Stories & More (Todd
Join Miss April for stories and songs, rhymes and fingerplays! We'll get silly and make friends all while building early literacy skills. During the months of January and February, we will meet via Zoom. Register online to receive the Zoom link.

CANCELLED - Picnics & Potlucks: Mardi Gras!
6:30 PM
CANCELLED - Picnics & Potlucks: Mardi Gras!
Monday, Feb. 28, 6:30 PMCANCELLED - Picnics
Welcome to Picnics & Potlucks, a cooking club for patrons in grades 5 and up! This month’s theme is: Mardi Gras! Mardi Gras translates to Fat Tuesday, and since it’s tomorrow, it’s only appropriate that we celebrate with some of the delicious food associated with the festival! ...read more
     
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