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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Read to Therapy Dogs
Wednesdays from 9:30-11:00 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
Wednesdays from 9:30-11:00 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
Wednesdays from 9:30-11:00 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
Wednesdays from 9:30-11:00 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
Wednesdays from 9:30-11:00 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
Wednesdays from 9:30-11:00 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.
Ready For School!
Thursday, Jul. 25, 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).
 
Caring for Our Earth
Thursday, Jul. 25, 6:00 p.m.
Ages 4+
Learn to Reduce, Reuse, and Compost as a family! We will be experimenting with turning leftovers into yummy dinners, trash into Halloween costumes, and garbage into healthy soil. With help from our friends at PBS Kids, your little ones will learn all about these topics and begin to develop environmentally friendly habits. Love, Inc. and the City composting site will be partnering with the library to support learning that will lead to a healthier, happier community! A hearty, healthy snack will be provided at each session. Sponsored by PBS Kids.
Seeds of Adventure w
Friday, Jul. 26, 10:00 a.m.
Family Event
Special guest Kelly Datka from For the Love of Flowers Farm visits the library today to teach kids about the exciting adventure seeds travel on before landing and sprouting into all kinds of plants. Plant a flower, play a game, and learn something new at your library today! Sponsored by a generous grant from the Racine County Farm Bureau.
 
Get Moving! Music an
Monday, Jul. 29, 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, Jul. 29, 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
Story Art
Tuesday, Jul. 30, 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!
Adventure Series: To
Tuesday, Jul. 30, 10:30 a.m.
Family Event
Adventure begins at your library, but as a favorite scout would say: Adventure is Out There! Join us at the Plaza Theater to watch Up! Wear your sash and get another button to add to it! Check out adventure books and enjoy the show!
Read to Therapy Dogs
Wednesdays from 9:30-11:00 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
Wednesdays from 9:30-11:00 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
Wednesdays from 9:30-11:00 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
Wednesdays from 9:30-11:00 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
Wednesdays from 9:30-11:00 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
Wednesdays from 9:30-11:00 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.
Ready For School!
Thursday, Aug. 1, 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).
 
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