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Adult Events

  1. Book Talk at the Beancounter (212 Jefferson St.)

    September 20, 2017, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Burlington Public Library staff will share the hottest books, movies and music of the Fall over coffee at The Beancounter CoffeeHouse & Drinkery.

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  2. Lord of the Rings Board Game

    September 20, 2017, 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    "So it begins, the great battle of our time." ~ Gandalf Lord of the Rings is a co-operative game where the object is to destroy the Ring while surviving the corrupting influence of Sauron. Each player plays one of the Hobbits in the fellowship and the game is played on a number of boards. Each realm offers unique challenges to the merry adventurers which encourages players to work together to successfully reach the volcanic fires of Mount Doom. This library event is limited to 8 players and will moderated by avid, community gamer Chris Glasgow. Lord of the Rings is the first in a series of board games hosted at the library which supports cooperative play and meeting new people. Registration is required. For more information, please call the library at 319-753-1647.

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  3. Friends Members Preview Used Book Sale

    September 22, 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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  4. Friends of the Library Used Book Sale

    September 23, 2017, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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  5. Friends of the Library Used Book Clearance Sale

    September 25, 2017, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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  6. Book Talk at the Beancounter (212 Jefferson St.)

    September 25, 2017, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Burlington Public Library staff will share the hottest books, movies and music of the Fall over coffee at The Beancounter CoffeeHouse & Drinkery.

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  7. Sit and Stitch

    September 28, 2017, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Library Events

  1. BPL Comic Con

    September 30, 2017, 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    Join us for our 6th Annual BPL Comic Con on Saturday, September 30th from 10AM to 4:30 PM. This is a free event and is open to all ages. We will have crafts, vendors, guests, and a special story hour.

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Storytime Classes for Birth through Third Grade

  1. Wiggle Time

    September 20, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Music and movement storytime for children ages 2-4 with caregiver. Join Miss Allison for fun with songs, rhymes, stories, and music! Registration required.

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  2. Wiggle Time

    September 20, 2017, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

    Music and movement storytime for children ages 2-4 with caregiver. Join Miss Allison for fun with songs, rhymes, stories, and music! Registration required.

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  3. Babygarten

    September 20, 2017, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    Circle storytime for babies ages 0-23 months and their caregiver. Join Miss Sarah for fun with songs, rhymes, and stories designed to promote early literacy in our youngest community members! Registration required.

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  4. Babygarten

    September 21, 2017, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Circle storytime for babies ages 0-23 months and their caregiver. Join Miss Sarah for fun with songs, rhymes, and stories designed to promote early literacy in our youngest community members! Registration required.

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  5. 3-2-1 Blast Off Club

    September 21, 2017, 4:15 PM - 4:45 PM

    Storytime and snack for kids in grades 1-3. Join Miss Amy for a reading adventure through a junior chapter book, and enjoy a snack, too! Registration required.

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  6. Cook Up a Story

    September 25, 2017, 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

    Come join the fun as we "cook up a story": where fairy tales are retold with clever recipes. For children ages 5-7, registration required!

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  7. Wiggle Time

    September 25, 2017, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    Music and movement storytime for children ages 2-4 with caregiver. Join Miss Allison for fun with songs, rhymes, stories, and music! Registration required.

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  8. Wiggle Time

    September 26, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Music and movement storytime for children ages 2-4 with caregiver. Join Miss Allison for fun with songs, rhymes, stories, and music! Registration required.

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  9. Cook up a Story

    September 26, 2017, 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

    Come join the fun as we "cook up a story": where fairy tales are retold with clever recipes. For children ages 5-7, registration required!

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  10. Wiggle Time

    September 27, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Music and movement storytime for children ages 2-4 with caregiver. Join Miss Allison for fun with songs, rhymes, stories, and music! Registration required.

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  11. Wiggle Time

    September 27, 2017, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

    Music and movement storytime for children ages 2-4 with caregiver. Join Miss Allison for fun with songs, rhymes, stories, and music! Registration required.

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  12. Babygarten

    September 27, 2017, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    Circle storytime for babies ages 0-23 months and their caregiver. Join Miss Sarah for fun with songs, rhymes, and stories designed to promote early literacy in our youngest community members! Registration required.

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  13. Babygarten

    September 28, 2017, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Circle storytime for babies ages 0-23 months and their caregiver. Join Miss Sarah for fun with songs, rhymes, and stories designed to promote early literacy in our youngest community members! Registration required.

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  14. 3-2-1 Blast Off Club

    September 28, 2017, 4:15 PM - 4:45 PM

    Storytime and snack for kids in grades 1-3. Join Miss Amy for a reading adventure through a junior chapter book, and enjoy a snack, too! Registration required.

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Tweens & Teens

  1. T-shirt Tote Bags

    September 20, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Teen Space

    Drop in at the Teen Space any day after school the week of September 18-22 and make a T-shirt tote bag and other crafts.

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  2. T-shirt Tote Bags

    September 21, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Teen Space

    Drop in at the Teen Space any day after school the week of September 18-22 and make a T-shirt tote bag and other crafts.

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  3. T-shirt Tote Bags

    September 22, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Teen Space

    Drop in at the Teen Space any day after school the week of September 18-22 and make a T-shirt tote bag and other crafts.

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  4. Lava Pen

    September 25, 2017, 4:00 PM - September 27, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Teen Space

    Drop in to the Teen Space this week to make a Lava Pen. Stay 10 min or 2 hrs with friends

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  5. Lava Pen

    September 26, 2017, 4:00 PM - September 28, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Teen Space

    Drop in to the Teen Space this week to make a Lava Pen. Stay 10 min or 2 hrs with friends

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  6. Mother/Tween Daughter Book Club

    September 26, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Come and bring your Mom or influential woman in your life to join us for a book club reading "Pumpkin Spice Secrets" by Hillary Homizie. We will discuss the book, make a craft, and of course enjoy coffee and desserts.

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  7. Lava Pen

    September 27, 2017, 4:00 PM - September 29, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Teen Space

    Drop in to the Teen Space this week to make a Lava Pen. Stay 10 min or 2 hrs with friends

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  8. Lava Pen

    September 28, 2017, 4:00 PM - September 30, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Teen Space

    Drop in to the Teen Space this week to make a Lava Pen. Stay 10 min or 2 hrs with friends

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  9. Makerspace: Marble Coasters

    September 28, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Make a giant marble roller coaster with your friends. This is a group build and may be an ongoing project through the week any time Teen Space is open.

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