The Book Corner: Terrorism Discussion, eBooks Help and Teen & Children Events
The Burlington Public Library has a wide variety of upcoming programs and events.
The Burlington Public Library has a bunch of upcoming events and accounts of past events residents can check out. The following is a press release listing what has happened, is currently happening and what is coming soon.
Terrorism and the 1993 World Trade Center Bombing - Thursday, Jan. 17 at 7 pm
Join the Friends for this informative program with retired FBI Agent William A. Gavin. Get a behind-the-scenes look at what happened and why, by the man who directed the investigation into the 1993 bombing. Special focus on how this relates to 9/11.
eBook Download Workshop January 28
Burlington Library eBooks are available for free to download to eBook readers! If you own an eBook reader and want to learn how to download library books (FOR FREE), this workshop is for you. On Monday, January 28, 2013, librarians will present a workshop on how to download eBooks from the Burlington Public Library web site to the Apple iPad, the Amazon Kindle, and the Barnes and Noble Nook.
The workshop will be broken down into 2 sessions with a question and answer period after each session. Come at 7pm to learn about downloading to a Kindle or iPad. Come at 8pm to learn about downloading to a Nook or Nook Color.
Events for Children
- Storytimes resume on January 15. We look forward to seeing old friends and new faces at our winter sessions! For specific sessions (age and times) stop by the Youth Services Desk or visit our website at www.burlingtonpubliclibrary.org.
- Winter Scrabble Club—Tuesdays, Jan. 8 - Feb. 19 at 3:45 pm
Learn new words and strategies to improve your game. Beginners are welcome! For grades 4-8.
- Story and Craft—Monday, Jan. 14
Enjoy a story and then take part in a craft based on that tale! Toddler (18-36 months) program is at 10:30 am, Preschool (ages 3-6) program is at 11:15.
- Need 2 Read—Wednesday, January 16 at 4:15 pm
This month’s selection is The One-eyed Giant by Mary Pope Osborne. Stop by the YS desk to pick up your copy and register. Join Mary for a book-based activity and snack on the 16th! (Suggested for grades 3-5.)
Teen Events (for grades 6-12)
- Teen Advisory Group (TAG)—Tuesday, January 15 at 5:30 pm
Get involved at your library by helping plan events and pick out books, games, movies, and music for Burlington Public Library. TAG is also a great way to earn community service hours!
- Animanga—Thursday, January 17 at 3:15 pm
Join other fans to talk about manga and screen anime favorites!
Exhibit Space Available
Do you have a collection of art work that you’d like to share with the public? Are you a painter or photographer with a collection that you’d like to display? The Burlington Public Library has wall space in a first floor ‘Gallery’ suitable for displaying framed prints, paintings or photographs. There are also glass display cases in the entry and exit lobbies that are used to showcase three-dimensional artwork and collectibles. If you have artwork or an intriguing collection that you would like to share with the larger community, do please contact Susanne Sullivan at 781-505-4985 or email@example.com so that we can schedule a month-long show for you. Artists and craftspeople from Burlington and surrounding communities are all welcome to apply.