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Adult Events

  1. Beyond the Book Club

    June 18, 2020, 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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  2. Chess for Adults

    June 20, 2020, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Create Club

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Children & Tweens

  1. Craft a Story

    June 10, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Let your imagination soar and join Donna and Melissa for "Craft a Story" LIVE for ages 5-12. Wednesday's June 10th,17th and 24th. at 10:00 A.M. we will share a story, and craft a story themed project, you can do at home. Tune into the library's facebook page to join!

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  2. S.T.E.A.M. Video

    June 16, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

    Join us Tuesday mornings on the library's Facebook page for a fun STEAM-themed activity or experiment that you can do from the comfort of your own home!

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  3. Mikayla Oz: Magician

    June 16, 2020, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Mikayla Oz provides a high energy, interactive magic show with modern music and hilarious comedy. Mikayla even ties in an uplifting message, that will inspire you to be the best version of yourself. Find information to attend on our youth and family night event registration page.

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  4. Mikayla Oz: Magician

    June 16, 2020, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Mikayla Oz provides a high energy, interactive magic show with modern music and hilarious comedy. Mikayla even ties in an uplifting message, that will inspire you to be the best version of yourself. Find information to attend on our youth and family night event registration page.

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  5. Craft a Story

    June 17, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Let your imagination soar and join Donna and Melissa for "Craft a Story" LIVE for ages 5-12. Wednesday's June 10th,17th and 24th. at 10:00 A.M. we will share a story, and craft a story themed project, you can do at home. Tune into the library's facebook page to join!

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  6. Carole Stephens from Macaroni Soup!

    June 17, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Join Miss Carole and Clarence for a participatory music session that gets EVERYONE wiggling and giggling, hopping and stomping, and singing along! Their energy and enthusiasm are contagious! Find information to attend on our youth and family night event registration page.

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  7. Lego Club Facebook Challenge

    June 19, 2020, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Check out the library's facebook page for a new lego building challenge and share a photo of your completed project!

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  8. Brent Allan Show: Comedy Magic

    June 23, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Brent Allan presents a unique blend of unusual stunts of the mind and body combined with a hilarious wit. The show gets the entire audience involved, laughing in delight and gasping in astonishment at the amazing feats Brent performs. Find information to attend on our youth and family night event registration page.

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  9. Craft a Story

    June 24, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Let your imagination soar and join Donna and Melissa for "Craft a Story" LIVE for ages 5-12. Wednesday's June 10th,17th and 24th. at 10:00 A.M. we will share a story, and craft a story themed project, you can do at home. Tune into the library's facebook page to join!

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  10. Traveling Lantern Theatre Company view June 28-July 5

    June 28, 2020, 9:00 AM - July 5, 2020, 5:00 PM

    Traveling Lantern: Theatre company from Portland presents Legends and Myths from Mount Olympus. Find information to attend on our youth and family night event registration page.

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  11. S.T.E.A.M. Video

    June 30, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

    Join us Tuesday mornings on the library's Facebook page for a fun STEAM-themed activity or experiment that you can do from the comfort of your own home!

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Library Events

  1. Imagination Station (Virtual Meetup)

    June 8, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Hello, wonderfully creative makers! Bring your crafts, baking recipes, LEGO, and maker projects for a Monday morning Show & Tell! Library staff will be working on their projects and look forward to sharing tips, trade secrets, and learning together with you! Please register for access to the Zoom event. https://tinyurl.com/y9c4594z Share your project with us on Facebook! #IowaBPL

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  2. Great Burlington Bake-Off

    June 12, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    We love our community and its food! Let's bake some things that remind us of home together! We'll meet up and eat up on Saturdays at 10am. June 6 -- Sterzing's Chip Cookies June 13 -- Snake Alley Snaps June 20 -- Shearer's Sandwich Crèmes Balls June 27 -- State Fair Fry Up Register here: https://tinyurl.com/ydyms6qt A link a password for the event will be emailed to you. Find our recipes at www.burlington.lib.ia.us.

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  3. Imagination Station (Virtual Meetup)

    June 15, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Hello, wonderfully creative makers! Bring your crafts, baking recipes, LEGO, and maker projects for a Monday morning Show & Tell! Library staff will be working on their projects and look forward to sharing tips, trade secrets, and learning together with you! Please register for access to the Zoom event. https://tinyurl.com/y9c4594z Share your project with us on Facebook! #IowaBPL

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  4. Great Burlington Bake-Off

    June 19, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    We love our community and its food! Let's bake some things that remind us of home together! We'll meet up and eat up on Saturdays at 10am. June 6 -- Sterzing's Chip Cookies June 13 -- Snake Alley Snaps June 20 -- Shearer's Sandwich Crèmes Balls June 27 -- State Fair Fry Up Register here: https://tinyurl.com/ydyms6qt A link a password for the event will be emailed to you. Find our recipes at www.burlington.lib.ia.us.

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  5. Imagination Station (Virtual Meetup)

    June 22, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Hello, wonderfully creative makers! Bring your crafts, baking recipes, LEGO, and maker projects for a Monday morning Show & Tell! Library staff will be working on their projects and look forward to sharing tips, trade secrets, and learning together with you! Please register for access to the Zoom event. https://tinyurl.com/y9c4594z Share your project with us on Facebook! #IowaBPL

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  6. Great Burlington Bake-Off

    June 26, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    We love our community and its food! Let's bake some things that remind us of home together! We'll meet up and eat up on Saturdays at 10am. June 6 -- Sterzing's Chip Cookies June 13 -- Snake Alley Snaps June 20 -- Shearer's Sandwich Crèmes Balls June 27 -- State Fair Fry Up Register here: https://tinyurl.com/ydyms6qt A link a password for the event will be emailed to you. Find our recipes at www.burlington.lib.ia.us.

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  7. Kindness Club

    June 27, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Every month the Kindness Club will focus on a topic that encourages kindness.

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  8. Imagination Station (Virtual Meetup)

    June 29, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Hello, wonderfully creative makers! Bring your crafts, baking recipes, LEGO, and maker projects for a Monday morning Show & Tell! Library staff will be working on their projects and look forward to sharing tips, trade secrets, and learning together with you! Please register for access to the Zoom event. https://tinyurl.com/y9c4594z Share your project with us on Facebook! #IowaBPL

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Storytime Classes for Birth through Third Grade

  1. Virtual Wiggle Time

    June 8, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Wiggle Time is a music and movement class geared toward children ages 2-4, but all ages are welcome to join us! Tune into the library's facebook page for a live session of wiggle time to share stories and songs!

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  2. Virtual Babygarten

    June 10, 2020, 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    Babygarten is a literacy and music enrichment class geared toward babies ages 0-23 months with their caregiver, though older children are welcome to join if they'd like! Message the library's facebook page or email Miss Sarah at smiller@burlington.lib.ia.us to get the Zoom link!

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  3. Virtual Babygarten

    June 11, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Babygarten is a literacy and music enrichment class geared toward babies ages 0-23 months with their caregiver, though older children are welcome to join if they'd like! Message the library's facebook page or email Miss Sarah at smiller@burlington.lib.ia.us to get the Zoom link!

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  4. Virtual Storytime

    June 12, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Tune into the library's Facebook page for Live Storytime! We will be sharing songs and stories from the library, at home, and outside right to you at the comfort of your own home! Check out library events on Facebook to see the theme for each week, we may even have a special guest one of these weeks!

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  5. Virtual Wiggle Time

    June 15, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Wiggle Time is a music and movement class geared toward children ages 2-4, but all ages are welcome to join us! Tune into the library's facebook page for a live session of wiggle time to share stories and songs!

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  6. Virtual Babygarten

    June 17, 2020, 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    Babygarten is a literacy and music enrichment class geared toward babies ages 0-23 months with their caregiver, though older children are welcome to join if they'd like! Message the library's facebook page or email Miss Sarah at smiller@burlington.lib.ia.us to get the Zoom link!

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  7. Virtual Babygarten

    June 18, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Babygarten is a literacy and music enrichment class geared toward babies ages 0-23 months with their caregiver, though older children are welcome to join if they'd like! Message the library's facebook page or email Miss Sarah at smiller@burlington.lib.ia.us to get the Zoom link!

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  8. Virtual Storytime

    June 19, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Tune into the library's Facebook page for Live Storytime! We will be sharing songs and stories from the library, at home, and outside right to you at the comfort of your own home! Check out library events on Facebook to see the theme for each week, we may even have a special guest one of these weeks!

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  9. Virtual Wiggle Time

    June 22, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Wiggle Time is a music and movement class geared toward children ages 2-4, but all ages are welcome to join us! Tune into the library's facebook page for a live session of wiggle time to share stories and songs!

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  10. Virtual Babygarten

    June 24, 2020, 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    Babygarten is a literacy and music enrichment class geared toward babies ages 0-23 months with their caregiver, though older children are welcome to join if they'd like! Message the library's facebook page or email Miss Sarah at smiller@burlington.lib.ia.us to get the Zoom link!

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  11. Virtual Babygarten

    June 25, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Babygarten is a literacy and music enrichment class geared toward babies ages 0-23 months with their caregiver, though older children are welcome to join if they'd like! Message the library's facebook page or email Miss Sarah at smiller@burlington.lib.ia.us to get the Zoom link!

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  12. Virtual Storytime

    June 26, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Tune into the library's Facebook page for Live Storytime! We will be sharing songs and stories from the library, at home, and outside right to you at the comfort of your own home! Check out library events on Facebook to see the theme for each week, we may even have a special guest one of these weeks!

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Tweens & Teens

  1. Teen Nailed It Contest June 4-10 Baby Shark Nails

    June 4, 2020, 9:00 AM - June 10, 2020

    This is a pretty simple contest. Try to recreate the photo from Thursday's Facebook challenge You have until midnight on Wednesday to give it your best shot and post it on social media with #BPL-NailedIt2020 . Photos posted with the hashtag may be featured in an online voting poll at the end of the month with the chance to win a prize and bragging rights. To qualify for that week's contest, pay attention to the dates. Only entries within that date range will be valid.

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  2. Teen Nailed It Contest June 11-17 Unicorn Poop Dessert

    June 11, 2020, 9:00 AM - June 17, 2020

    This is a pretty simple contest. Try to recreate the photo from Thursday's Facebook challenge You have until midnight on Wednesday to give it your best shot and post it on social media with #BPL-NailedIt2020 . Photos posted with the hashtag may be featured in an online voting poll at the end of the month with the chance to win a prize and bragging rights. To qualify for that week's contest, pay attention to the dates. Only entries within that date range will be valid.

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  3. TICOS Avenue of Flags- Flag Day (morning)

    June 14, 2020, 5:15 AM - 6:30 AM

    Our TICOS teens will meet at Harley Davidson on Roosevelt on Sunday, June 14, 5:15am to put up flags for the Optimist Avenue of Flags. This is a fundraiser for teen library programs and earns silver cord hours for those counting hours. Please register online so we can contact you with more details.

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  4. TICOS Avenue of Flags- Flag Day (evening)

    June 14, 2020, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    Our TICOS teens will meet at Harley Davidson on Roosevelt on Sunday, June 14, 7:30pm to take down flags for the Optimist Avenue of Flags. This is a fundraiser for teen library programs and earns silver cord hours for those counting hours. Please register online so we can contact you with more details.

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  5. Teen Nailed It Contest June 18-24 Sharpie Tie Dye

    June 18, 2020, 9:00 AM - June 24, 2020

    This is a pretty simple contest. Try to recreate the photo from Thursday's Facebook challenge You have until midnight on Wednesday to give it your best shot and post it on social media with #BPL-NailedIt2020 . Photos posted with the hashtag may be featured in an online voting poll at the end of the month with the chance to win a prize and bragging rights. To qualify for that week's contest, pay attention to the dates. Only entries within that date range will be valid.

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  6. Teen Nailed It Contest June 25-July 1 Watermelon Carving

    June 25, 2020, 9:00 AM - July 1, 2020

    This is a pretty simple contest. Try to recreate the photo from Thursday's Facebook challenge You have until midnight on Wednesday to give it your best shot and post it on social media with #BPL-NailedIt2020 . Photos posted with the hashtag may be featured in an online voting poll at the end of the month with the chance to win a prize and bragging rights. To qualify for that week's contest, pay attention to the dates. Only entries within that date range will be valid.

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