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Adult Events

  1. Total Solar Eclipse August 7, 1869 Burlington, Iowa; The 150th Anniversary

    August 29, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Don’t miss an out-of-this-world presentation by Jerry Rigdon at the Burlington Public Library on August 29 at 6:30PM. Jerry will discuss the 150th Anniversary of the Great Eclipse of 1869. Learn about the pathway of the eclipse across the United State and how it influenced star-gazing and space exploration in Southeast, Iowa. Jerry Rigdon is a former Mayor of Burlington, former Methodist pastor, amateur astronomer, amateur historian, frequent rider on the Curiosity Train.

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  2. Clothing Swap

    August 31, 2019, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    You are invited to update your wardrobe for free at the Clothing Swap at the Burlington Public Library on Saturday, August 31, 10:00 to 12:00 pm. Clean and gently-used clothing and accessories suitable for exchange will be accepted August 22nd through August 31st. Donations can be dropped off at the Customer Service Desk. Come ready to swap and shop for new-to-you fashion on August 31 in Meeting Rooms A & B. At the event, please bring at least two items but no more than fifteen clean, gently used clothing or accessories. Following the event, all unclaimed clothing will be donated. Please remember, this event is for charity. Give more than you take as we work towards a more sustainable world. Your contribution helps! The more you recycle clothes, the less waste you create, and the more you provide for those in need. It also helps us to feel better when we organize and declutter our lives.

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Kid Events

  1. Back to School Ice Cream Bash!

    August 23, 2019, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Come to the library to celebrate your last Friday before school starts! We will be serving ice cream sundaes from 11am-1pm, and 3:30pm-5:00pm. We will have several drawings for backpacks as well! No registrationi required, just drop by when you are able!

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