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Adult Events

  1. LiteraTEA: Girls at War, and other Stories by Chinua Achebe

    July 25, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Literati: people interested in literature Tea: a hug in a cup Enjoy tea and short stories at the library this summer. Girls at War, and other Stories by Chinua Achebe Twelve stories by the internationally renowned novelist which recreate with energy and authenticity the major social and political issues that confront contemporary Africans on a daily basis.

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  2. eBrunch: OverDrive (Bridges eBooks)

    July 26, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    eBrunch is an educational and networking brunch series hosted by the Burlington Public Library each Wednesday from 10am to 11am. Please register for this Free event series. **A special thanks to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring this tech series.**

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  3. Drop In Sit & Stitch

    July 27, 2017, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Bring you stitching project and make new friends! This gathering is informal and F-U-N!

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  4. Sit and Stitch

    July 27, 2017, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Bring you stitching project and make new friends! This gathering is informal and F-U-N!

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  5. News Know How Panel

    July 27, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    On Thursday, July 27 from 6-8pm, Burlington Public Library is hosting a "News Know How" panel discussion on the topic of Fake News. Local reporters and media specialists will enhance community awareness of the challenges media outlets tackle to provide clear, relevant access to information at this moderated event. As the subject of Fake News, as well as its manifold implications, grow increasingly meaningful to the library community this panel recognizes the importance to offer a platform for dialogue and enlightenment.

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  6. Fitness Friday: Alec Cornick with Universal Therapy Group

    July 28, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Kid Events

  1. Summer Storytime

    July 25, 2017, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Come to summer storytime with Miss Allison for books, stories, and fun! For ages 4-6, no registration required!

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  2. Grout Museum : BUBBLES!

    July 25, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Bubbles are a family favorite offering an element of fun for everyone. Participants will use a variety of bubble wands in the large bubble pools to try to make bubbles of all shapes and sizes.

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  3. Movie Boss Baby PG, 1 hr 37 min

    July 26, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM

    This baby means business! A suit-wearing briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his seven-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co.

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  4. Babygarten (0-23 months)

    July 26, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    "Growing happy, healthy babies … one rhyme at a time.” Join Miss Sarah with your baby (ages 0-23 months) on Wednesdays at 5:30pm or 6:30pm or on Thursdays at 10am this summer!

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  5. Babygarten 0-23 months

    July 26, 2017, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    "Growing happy, healthy babies … one rhyme at a time.” Join Miss Sarah with your baby (ages 0-23 months) on Wednesdays at 5:30pm or 6:30pm or on Thursdays at 10am this summer!

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  6. Babygarten (0-23 months)

    July 27, 2017, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    "Growing happy, healthy babies … one rhyme at a time.” Join Miss Sarah with your baby (ages 0-23 months) on Wednesdays at 5:30pm or 6:30pm or on Thursdays at 10am this summer!

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  7. Bees Readers

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

    On select Fridays during June and July, Bees players will be at the Burlington Public Library to read to kids that want to come and listen in a continuing effort to show kids that reading is fun.

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Tweens & Teens

  1. Movie: Hidden Figures, PG, 2h 7min

    July 27, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:45 PM @ Meeting Room B

    The story of a team of African-American women mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the US space program. Based on the book by Margot Lee Shetterly.

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  2. Movie: Before I Fall PG-13 1hr 38 min

    July 27, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:45 PM @ Meeting Room B

    Based on the book by Lauren Oliver. February 12 is just another day in Sam's charmed life until it turns out to be her last. Stuck reliving her last day over one inexplicable week, Sam untangles the mystery around her death and discovers everything she's in danger of losing.

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  3. Mega Monday Lego Robotics ages 7+

    July 31, 2017, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Meeting Room B

    This class is geared for ages 7+ and requires registration. LEGO® bricks are naturally engaging to elementary students. When they are introduced into the learning environment they boost motivation. It’s through this active, engaged experience that LEGO Education Elementary teaching solutions help you to lay the foundation for lifelong learning. The hands-on solutions ignite children’s natural desire to explore and discover. Students will learn subjects like language, math, science, technology, and engineering more effectively while improving and developing their 21st-century skills, like problem solving, collaboration and communication.

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  4. Mega Monday STEM Challenge ages 8+

    July 31, 2017, 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM @ Meeting Room B

    This class geared for ages 8+ will be a different STEM challenge each week. We will use the Makey Makey, Littlebits electronics and other items to learn something and have fun at the same time! Classes fill fast, so don't forget to register each week.

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  5. Mega Monday: Coding ages 8+

    July 31, 2017, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

    In this class for ages 8+ we will use Hour of Code.org and Scratch Coding to play games and learn computer coding. Class size is limited so don't forget to register online each week.

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  6. Mega Monday: Minecraft ages 8+

    July 31, 2017, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Meeting Room B

    Minecraft is a game about placing blocks and going on adventures. Each week, we open the computer lab and start our Minecraft server. Classes fill quickly in the summer, so don't forget to register each week.

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