Release: Upcoming Events at the Burlington Public Library

News and updates from the Burlington Public Library

The Burlington Public Library has a bunch of upcoming events and ongoing programs residents can check out. The following is a press release listing what is currently happening and coming soon.

Library Summer Hours

The Library is now following the summer schedule which is:

  • Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Sunday: closed

Upcoming Programs for Summer Reading

The Summer Reading Kickoff is Monday, July 27, in the Youth Services Room.  We will be doing registration, crafts, face painting, and games from 10 am to 1:00 pm, with a special performance by magician Scott Jameson at 11 am. 

The Teen Kickoff Party is from 3:30 to 5 pm and will be an Ice Cream Social.  Come join the fun!

For more entertainment for all ages, come to Fun and Games Day, Wednesday, June 29, from 11 am to 1 pm.

Learn about the world under the sea at “Explore the Ocean World,” Thursday, June 30, with times for three different age groups:  age 3-5 at 10 am, age 5-8 at 11am, and age 8-12 at noon.  There will be Sea life with supervised touching allowed.  (Registration for this event is required.) 

A Teen Writing Workshop  will be held on Thursday, June 30 from 1 to 1:45.

Make-n-Take Craft, Friday, July from 1 to 1:45.   Register early!

Check our website regularly to learn about all our events!

Scrabble Club

Scrabble will resume on Tuesday, June 28, from 3:30-4:45. All players in grades 4 to 8 are welcome. This is a great way to meet others and have a great time, so be sure to join.  

Displays in Youth Services

We have set aside the second display table for Massachusetts Book Award Books, including such great reads as Clements’ Lost and Found, Stead’s When You Reach Me, and Lin’s Where the Mountain Meets the Moon.  The new list is on the display table, and additional copies of the titles are on order.  Next, for fun Summertime Reads, check out the cube display, where you’ll find timely titles such as Gayzagian’s One White Wishing Stone: a Beach Day Counting Book; London’s Fireflies, Fireflies, Light My Way; and Poydar’s Last Day, Hooray.

Last Wednesday Book Group

The Last Wednesday Book Group will not meet over the summer months.  We are considering our format for the Fall and would value your input.  There is a brief survey available both in the library and on line.  If you would take a few minutes to fill one out it will help us with future planning.

Museum Passes

The Library has passes to 15 museums and attractions in the area.  Most are made possible by the Friends of the Burlington Public Library.  For a complete list, to reserve a pass, or to see our lending policy go to burlingtonpubliclibrary.org and click on Museum Passes.


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