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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Get Moving! Music an
Monday, Jun. 17, 10:00 a.m.
Join us for a morning of music, dancing and movement! Guaranteed to get your toddler or preschooler moving and a smile on their face.  Now offering two all ages sessions!

*Registration Required
Get Moving! Music an
Monday, Jun. 17, 10:30 a.m.
Join us for a morning of music, dancing and movement! Guaranteed to get your toddler or preschooler moving and a smile on their face.  Now offering two all ages sessions!
*Registration Required
Monday, Jun. 17, 1:00 p.m.
Sponsored by Burlington Public Library.
Monday, Jun. 17, 1:00 p.m.
Sponsored by Burlington Public Library.
Story Art
Tuesday, Jun. 18, 9:30 a.m. (Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m.)
Ages 18 months-5
This hybrid storytime bring together the best of storytime and art-sploration. Join us for a story and songs followed by a messy art project! We will meet outside as often as possible so dress for mess and wear sunscreen!
Tuesday, Jun. 18, 6:30 p.m.
Present their book featuring hilarious insights, stories and irreplaceable pictures.  Sponsored by Burlington Public Library.
Read to Therapy Dogs
Wednesday, Jun. 19, 9:30 a.m.
Come meet Maggie and Casey and share a book with them! Dogs don’t mind if you stumble or struggle as you read, so reading with a pet or therapy dog can be great practice for struggling readers. It can also help to foster a love of reading for animal lovers. Each family may register for one fifteen minute time slot to read to the dogs per week. Registration is required.
Read to Therapy Dogs
Wednesday, Jun. 19, 9:45 a.m.
Come meet Maggie and Casey and share a book with them! Dogs don’t mind if you stumble or struggle as you read, so reading with a pet or therapy dog can be great practice for struggling readers. It can also help to foster a love of reading for animal lovers. Each family may register for one fifteen minute time slot to read to the dogs per week. Registration is required.
Read to Therapy Dogs
Wednesday, Jun. 19, 10:00 a.m.
Come meet Maggie and Casey and share a book with them! Dogs don’t mind if you stumble or struggle as you read, so reading with a pet or therapy dog can be great practice for struggling readers. It can also help to foster a love of reading for animal lovers. Each family may register for one fifteen minute time slot to read to the dogs per week. Registration is required.
Read to Therapy Dogs
Wednesday, Jun. 19, 10:15 a.m.
Come meet Maggie and Casey and share a book with them! Dogs don’t mind if you stumble or struggle as you read, so reading with a pet or therapy dog can be great practice for struggling readers. It can also help to foster a love of reading for animal lovers. Each family may register for one fifteen minute time slot to read to the dogs per week. Registration is required.
Read to Therapy Dogs
Wednesday, Jun. 19, 10:30 AM
Come meet Maggie and Casey and share a book with them! Dogs don’t mind if you stumble or struggle as you read, so reading with a pet or therapy dog can be great practice for struggling readers. It can also help to foster a love of reading for animal lovers. Each family may register for one fifteen minute time slot to read to the dogs per week. Registration is required.
Read to Therapy Dogs
Wednesday, Jun. 19, 10:45 a.m.
Come meet Maggie and Casey and share a book with them! Dogs don’t mind if you stumble or struggle as you read, so reading with a pet or therapy dog can be great practice for struggling readers. It can also help to foster a love of reading for animal lovers. Each family may register for one fifteen minute time slot to read to the dogs per week. Registration is required.
Wednesday, Jun. 19, 11:00 a.m.
Sponsored by Burlington Public Library.
Paper Quilling: Drag
Wednesday, Jun. 19, 6:00 PM
Join us to create a cute paper art project.  All materials will be provided.  Registration required due to limited supplies.  
Ready For School!
Thursday, Jun. 20, 10:00 a.m.
Do you have a 3 or 4-year-old starting preschool or kindergarten in the fall? Join former 4k teacher Ms. Bree for a ready for school class where we will practice the basic skills needed to start school! Class will be about an hour long and will include circle time, a read aloud, music, art and playtime at the end to practice those super important social skills! Children MUST be at least 3 years old to attend, and registration is required.  This class is a seven week series that will run on Thursdays from June 13th to August 1st (no class July 4th).  We ask that any children registered for the series be able to attend the majority of the classes. Have younger children also? No problem! Bring them to our children's area to hang out during class, parents are not required to stay in the room during class (but they must stay in the library).
 
Teen Time
Thursday, Jun. 20, 3:00 p.m. (Thursdays at 3:00)
Grades 6-12
Come together at the library for snacks and a chat. Each day we’ll have a different activity: talking about books, arts and crafts, games, and more. Come hang out! Please register so I can buy you snacks!
Storywagon: Snake Di
Friday, Jun. 21, 10:00 a.m.
Family Event
“Snake, Rattle & Roll” with Snake Discovery Slither into the world of reptiles and learn what species call Wisconsin home. Plus, meet a few exotic animals! Hold live animals after the program!
Adventure Series: Ju
Saturday, Jun. 22, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Family Event
Stop by the library booth at the Juneteenth Festivities at Low Daily. Check out some books and get your next adventure pin! We'll be there from 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Earth-Tinted Textile
Saturday, Jun. 22, 1:00 p.m.
Embrace the beauty of nature with our natural dyeing workshop!  Learn how to create and apply your own earth-tinted dyes using local plant materials.  Perfect for beginners and experienced crafters alike.  Sponsored by Burlington Public Library.
Monday, Jun. 24, 10:00 a.m. (Mondays, June 24, July 22, August 5)
Join us for some special events with UW-Extension!
June- Explore the Wild With Us (Animal scavenger hunt)
July- Let's Go On a Bear Hunt (Chalk obstable course)
August- Follow the Born Learning Trail (Silly stories, ABC's, rhyming, moving and more)
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