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Adult Events

  1. Create, Learn & Imagine

    March 8, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

    Join us on the second Monday of each month for an activity. Various projects will be attempted while visiting with each other, finding our creative side or learning something new. Imagine the possibilities! A bag will be available to pick up in the lobby a week ahead of time with our activity and a link for joining our group on Zoom. Supplies are limited, depending on demand.

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  2. Beyond the Book Club

    March 18, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Explore diverse cultures and communities through fiction. Download the title of the month and join our Facebook Group: https://tinyurl.com/ycaye6zw There you will find articles, author readings, and videos about our monthly title. Meet up on the 3rd Thursday of each month at noon via Zoom. A link and password will be sent to your email.

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  3. Virtual presentation: Hoover Museum Topic: Historian Annette Dunlap

    March 18, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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Children & Tweens

  1. Little Learners Grab and Go

    March 1, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

    Each Monday Morning, join us on the library's Facebook page to see the fun STEM learning activity that we will be featuring for that week! Then stop by the library to pick up a FREE activity kit to do that activity at home with your child! No registration necessary, kits are while supplies last. These are designed for children ages 3-6; please take only one kit per child.

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  2. Virtual Lego Club

    March 6, 2021, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Check out our newest post on the library's Facebook page for this weekend's Lego Challenge: then share your creation with us!

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  3. Little Learners Grab and Go

    March 8, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

    Each Monday Morning, join us on the library's Facebook page to see the fun STEM learning activity that we will be featuring for that week! Then stop by the library to pick up a FREE activity kit to do that activity at home with your child! No registration necessary, kits are while supplies last. These are designed for children ages 3-6; please take only one kit per child.

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  4. Little Learners Grab and Go

    March 15, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

    Each Monday Morning, join us on the library's Facebook page to see the fun STEM learning activity that we will be featuring for that week! Then stop by the library to pick up a FREE activity kit to do that activity at home with your child! No registration necessary, kits are while supplies last. These are designed for children ages 3-6; please take only one kit per child.

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  5. Virtual Lego Club

    March 20, 2021, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Check out our newest post on the library's Facebook page for this weekend's Lego Challenge: then share your creation with us!

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  6. Little Learners Grab and Go

    March 22, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

    Each Monday Morning, join us on the library's Facebook page to see the fun STEM learning activity that we will be featuring for that week! Then stop by the library to pick up a FREE activity kit to do that activity at home with your child! No registration necessary, kits are while supplies last. These are designed for children ages 3-6; please take only one kit per child.

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  7. Little Learners Grab and Go

    March 29, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

    Each Monday Morning, join us on the library's Facebook page to see the fun STEM learning activity that we will be featuring for that week! Then stop by the library to pick up a FREE activity kit to do that activity at home with your child! No registration necessary, kits are while supplies last. These are designed for children ages 3-6; please take only one kit per child.

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Library Events

  1. Family Night (Kinda) Unplugged: Mindfulness!

    March 19, 2021, 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    We're focusing on engaging and calming our minds and bodies this month: sign up to reserve your family's kit, which includes mindful coloring pages and pencils, tea bags, simple activities you can do with your kids, and Zoom info to join our guided meditation and activity session!

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Storytime Classes for Birth through Third Grade

  1. Virtual Wiggle Time

    March 1, 2021, 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    Join Miss Allison Live on Zoom for Virtual Wiggle Time! Call the library at 753-1647 to arrange a time to pick up a FREE Wiggle Time kit to use with virtual Wiggle Time, including a scarf, shaker, bean bag and song sheet. Then join us on Zoom to sing, read, and dance! Email Miss Allison at arichert@burlington.lib.ia.us or send the library a message on Facebook to get the Zoom link and password.

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  2. Virtual Storytime

    March 2, 2021, 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

    Join Miss Donna and Miss Melissa on the library's Facebook page for a fun storytime video!

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  3. Virtual Wiggle Time

    March 3, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Join Miss Allison Live on Zoom for Virtual Wiggle Time! Call the library at 753-1647 to arrange a time to pick up a FREE Wiggle Time kit to use with virtual Wiggle Time, including a scarf, shaker, bean bag and song sheet. Then join us on Zoom to sing, read, and dance! Email Miss Allison at arichert@burlington.lib.ia.us or send the library a message on Facebook to get the Zoom link and password.

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  4. Virtual Babygarten

    March 3, 2021, 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    Join Miss Sarah Live on Zoom for Virtual Babygarten! Call the library at 753-1647 to arrange a time to pick up a FREE Babygarten kit to use with virtual Babygarten, including a shaker, book, and song sheet. Then join us on Zoom to sing, rhyme, and read! Email Miss Sarah at smiller@burlington.lib.ia.us or send the library a message on Facebook to get the Zoom link and password.

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  5. Virtual Babygarten

    March 4, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Join Miss Sarah Live on Zoom for Virtual Babygarten! Call the library at 753-1647 to arrange a time to pick up a FREE Babygarten kit to use with virtual Babygarten, including a shaker, book, and song sheet. Then join us on Zoom to sing, rhyme, and read! Email Miss Sarah at smiller@burlington.lib.ia.us or send the library a message on Facebook to get the Zoom link and password.

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  6. Baby Shorts

    March 4, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

    Join Miss Sarah on Facebook for some fun rhymes you and your little one can do together!

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  7. Virtual Craft a Story

    March 4, 2021, 5:00 PM - 5:15 PM

    Join Miss Donna and Miss Melissa on the library's Facebook page for a video premiere of Craft a Story, a story-time for children ages 5-12. A creative craft will follow the story theme, building on creative literacy and art form!

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  8. Virtual Story Friends

    March 5, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

    Join Miss Allison and possibly a surprise guest for a story. Meet new friends and discover new places in our community! Videos will air on the library's Facebook page.

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  9. Virtual Wiggle Time

    March 8, 2021, 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    Join Miss Allison Live on Zoom for Virtual Wiggle Time! Call the library at 753-1647 to arrange a time to pick up a FREE Wiggle Time kit to use with virtual Wiggle Time, including a scarf, shaker, bean bag and song sheet. Then join us on Zoom to sing, read, and dance! Email Miss Allison at arichert@burlington.lib.ia.us or send the library a message on Facebook to get the Zoom link and password.

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  10. Virtual Storytime

    March 9, 2021, 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

    Join Miss Donna and Miss Melissa on the library's Facebook page for a fun storytime video!

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  11. Virtual Wiggle Time

    March 10, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Join Miss Allison Live on Zoom for Virtual Wiggle Time! Call the library at 753-1647 to arrange a time to pick up a FREE Wiggle Time kit to use with virtual Wiggle Time, including a scarf, shaker, bean bag and song sheet. Then join us on Zoom to sing, read, and dance! Email Miss Allison at arichert@burlington.lib.ia.us or send the library a message on Facebook to get the Zoom link and password.

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  12. Virtual Babygarten

    March 10, 2021, 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    Join Miss Sarah Live on Zoom for Virtual Babygarten! Call the library at 753-1647 to arrange a time to pick up a FREE Babygarten kit to use with virtual Babygarten, including a shaker, book, and song sheet. Then join us on Zoom to sing, rhyme, and read! Email Miss Sarah at smiller@burlington.lib.ia.us or send the library a message on Facebook to get the Zoom link and password.

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  13. Virtual Babygarten

    March 11, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Join Miss Sarah Live on Zoom for Virtual Babygarten! Call the library at 753-1647 to arrange a time to pick up a FREE Babygarten kit to use with virtual Babygarten, including a shaker, book, and song sheet. Then join us on Zoom to sing, rhyme, and read! Email Miss Sarah at smiller@burlington.lib.ia.us or send the library a message on Facebook to get the Zoom link and password.

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  14. Baby Shorts

    March 11, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

    Join Miss Sarah on Facebook for some fun rhymes you and your little one can do together!

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  15. Virtual Wiggle Time

    March 15, 2021, 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    Join Miss Allison Live on Zoom for Virtual Wiggle Time! Call the library at 753-1647 to arrange a time to pick up a FREE Wiggle Time kit to use with virtual Wiggle Time, including a scarf, shaker, bean bag and song sheet. Then join us on Zoom to sing, read, and dance! Email Miss Allison at arichert@burlington.lib.ia.us or send the library a message on Facebook to get the Zoom link and password.

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  16. Virtual Storytime

    March 16, 2021, 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

    Join Miss Donna and Miss Melissa on the library's Facebook page for a fun storytime video!

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  17. Virtual Wiggle Time

    March 17, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Join Miss Allison Live on Zoom for Virtual Wiggle Time! Call the library at 753-1647 to arrange a time to pick up a FREE Wiggle Time kit to use with virtual Wiggle Time, including a scarf, shaker, bean bag and song sheet. Then join us on Zoom to sing, read, and dance! Email Miss Allison at arichert@burlington.lib.ia.us or send the library a message on Facebook to get the Zoom link and password.

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  18. Virtual Babygarten

    March 17, 2021, 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    Join Miss Sarah Live on Zoom for Virtual Babygarten! Call the library at 753-1647 to arrange a time to pick up a FREE Babygarten kit to use with virtual Babygarten, including a shaker, book, and song sheet. Then join us on Zoom to sing, rhyme, and read! Email Miss Sarah at smiller@burlington.lib.ia.us or send the library a message on Facebook to get the Zoom link and password.

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  19. Virtual Babygarten

    March 18, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Join Miss Sarah Live on Zoom for Virtual Babygarten! Call the library at 753-1647 to arrange a time to pick up a FREE Babygarten kit to use with virtual Babygarten, including a shaker, book, and song sheet. Then join us on Zoom to sing, rhyme, and read! Email Miss Sarah at smiller@burlington.lib.ia.us or send the library a message on Facebook to get the Zoom link and password.

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  20. Baby Shorts

    March 18, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

    Join Miss Sarah on Facebook for some fun rhymes you and your little one can do together!

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  21. Virtual Craft a Story

    March 18, 2021, 5:00 PM - 5:15 PM

    Join Miss Donna and Miss Melissa on the library's Facebook page for a video premiere of Craft a Story, a story-time for children ages 5-12. A creative craft will follow the story theme, building on creative literacy and art form!

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  22. Virtual Story Friends

    March 19, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

    Join Miss Allison and possibly a surprise guest for a story. Meet new friends and discover new places in our community! Videos will air on the library's Facebook page.

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  23. Virtual Wiggle Time

    March 22, 2021, 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    Join Miss Allison Live on Zoom for Virtual Wiggle Time! Call the library at 753-1647 to arrange a time to pick up a FREE Wiggle Time kit to use with virtual Wiggle Time, including a scarf, shaker, bean bag and song sheet. Then join us on Zoom to sing, read, and dance! Email Miss Allison at arichert@burlington.lib.ia.us or send the library a message on Facebook to get the Zoom link and password.

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  24. Virtual Storytime

    March 23, 2021, 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

    Join Miss Donna and Miss Melissa on the library's Facebook page for a fun storytime video!

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  25. Virtual Wiggle Time

    March 24, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Join Miss Allison Live on Zoom for Virtual Wiggle Time! Call the library at 753-1647 to arrange a time to pick up a FREE Wiggle Time kit to use with virtual Wiggle Time, including a scarf, shaker, bean bag and song sheet. Then join us on Zoom to sing, read, and dance! Email Miss Allison at arichert@burlington.lib.ia.us or send the library a message on Facebook to get the Zoom link and password.

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  26. Virtual Babygarten

    March 24, 2021, 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    Join Miss Sarah Live on Zoom for Virtual Babygarten! Call the library at 753-1647 to arrange a time to pick up a FREE Babygarten kit to use with virtual Babygarten, including a shaker, book, and song sheet. Then join us on Zoom to sing, rhyme, and read! Email Miss Sarah at smiller@burlington.lib.ia.us or send the library a message on Facebook to get the Zoom link and password.

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  27. Virtual Babygarten

    March 25, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Join Miss Sarah Live on Zoom for Virtual Babygarten! Call the library at 753-1647 to arrange a time to pick up a FREE Babygarten kit to use with virtual Babygarten, including a shaker, book, and song sheet. Then join us on Zoom to sing, rhyme, and read! Email Miss Sarah at smiller@burlington.lib.ia.us or send the library a message on Facebook to get the Zoom link and password.

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  28. Baby Shorts

    March 25, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

    Join Miss Sarah on Facebook for some fun rhymes you and your little one can do together!

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  29. Virtual Wiggle Time

    March 29, 2021, 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    Join Miss Allison Live on Zoom for Virtual Wiggle Time! Call the library at 753-1647 to arrange a time to pick up a FREE Wiggle Time kit to use with virtual Wiggle Time, including a scarf, shaker, bean bag and song sheet. Then join us on Zoom to sing, read, and dance! Email Miss Allison at arichert@burlington.lib.ia.us or send the library a message on Facebook to get the Zoom link and password.

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  30. Virtual Storytime

    March 30, 2021, 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

    Join Miss Donna and Miss Melissa on the library's Facebook page for a fun storytime video!

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  31. Virtual Wiggle Time

    March 31, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Join Miss Allison Live on Zoom for Virtual Wiggle Time! Call the library at 753-1647 to arrange a time to pick up a FREE Wiggle Time kit to use with virtual Wiggle Time, including a scarf, shaker, bean bag and song sheet. Then join us on Zoom to sing, read, and dance! Email Miss Allison at arichert@burlington.lib.ia.us or send the library a message on Facebook to get the Zoom link and password.

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  32. Virtual Babygarten

    March 31, 2021, 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    Join Miss Sarah Live on Zoom for Virtual Babygarten! Call the library at 753-1647 to arrange a time to pick up a FREE Babygarten kit to use with virtual Babygarten, including a shaker, book, and song sheet. Then join us on Zoom to sing, rhyme, and read! Email Miss Sarah at smiller@burlington.lib.ia.us or send the library a message on Facebook to get the Zoom link and password.

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Tweens & Teens

  1. CoLab 2Go: Egg Rockets and Ping-Pong Balls Facebook Live

    March 1, 2021, 4:30 PM - 4:45 PM

    CoLab2GO is a STEM Club geared for students in 3rd grade and up. CoLab Kits with the directions and supplies are available to pick up curbside on Mondays (while supplies last). Check out Miss Becky's Facebook videos on Mondays at 4:30 for project demonstrations. This week's kit is an egg powered rocket and Ping-Pong ball challenge from the Dyson Foundation

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  2. TICOS (Teen Advisory Optimist Club) ZOOM

    March 4, 2021, 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

    Teens in 6th-12th grades are welcome to be a part of TICOS, the Junior Optimist/Advisory Club that usually meets at the library, except when we can't. Then we meet virtually. This month we are playing Guess the Book with Emojis. The zoom meeting ID is 216 834 2802 and the code is 1.

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  3. CoLab2GO: Pi Day Kit on Facebook Live

    March 8, 2021, 4:30 PM - 4:45 PM

    CoLab2GO is a STEM Club geared for students in 3rd grade and up. CoLab Kits with the directions and supplies are available to pick up curbside on Mondays (while supplies last). Check out Miss Becky's Facebook videos on Mondays at 4:30 for project demonstrations. This week's kit let's you nerd out artistically about the number Pi!

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  4. CoLab2GO: St Patrick's STEM on Facebook Live

    March 15, 2021, 4:30 PM - 4:45 PM

    CoLab2GO is a STEM Club geared for students in 3rd grade and up. CoLab Kits with the directions and supplies are available to pick up curbside on Mondays (while supplies last). Check out Miss Becky's Facebook videos on Mondays at 4:30 for project demonstrations. In his week's kit you will build a Leprechaun trap, taste the rainbow, and bend light!

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  5. Teen Trivia Statewide Smackdown

    March 15, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Join us for the third Teen Battle of the Brains: Statewide Smackdown. Show off your smarts and compete, via Zoom, against teens from other libraries in Iowa! There will be five rounds of questions on topics ranging from pop culture to more serious studies, crafted with teens in mind. Don’t hide that big brain! Your hobby, fandom, or celebrity crush might just give your team the edge. Registration is required to get the link.

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  6. CoLab2GO: Tornados on Facebook Live

    March 22, 2021, 4:30 PM - 4:45 PM

    CoLab2GO is a STEM Club geared for students in 3rd grade and up. CoLab Kits with the directions and supplies are available to pick up curbside on Mondays (while supplies last). Check out Miss Becky's Facebook videos on Mondays at 4:30 for project demonstrations. This week's kit investigates tornados!

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  7. CoLab2GO: Jelly Beans on Facebook Live

    March 29, 2021, 4:30 PM - 4:45 PM

    CoLab2GO is a STEM Club geared for students in 3rd grade and up. CoLab Kits with the directions and supplies are available to pick up curbside on Mondays (while supplies last). Check out Miss Becky's Facebook videos on Mondays at 4:30 for project demonstrations. This week's kit involves Jelly Bean STEM.

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