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The Book Corner: News From the Burlington Public Library

The Burlington Public Library has a wide variety of upcoming programs and events.

The 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.

Library Flickr

The library now has a link to flickr right on the front page of our website.  If you’d like to see pictures of library happenings go to burlingtonpubliclibrary.org and click on the flickr button on the right.

Storytimes

We will have no Storytimes in Youth Services between March 29 and April 9.  We do, however, look forward to welcoming you all back for Spring Storytimes at the usual times on April 10!

  • “Story and Craft for Toddlers” Mon., April 9, 11 a.m.

For families with children 18-36 months old.

  • “Need 2 Read Book Club” Tues., April 10, 3:45 p.m.

For students in 3-5 grade. Join Mary every month for a new book and book-based activity, with snacks!  This month:  Little House on the Prairie, by Laura Ingalls Wilder.  Pick up your copy and register at the Youth Services desk.  Registration is required.

Bookworms Book Club - Tuesday, April 3 at 3:45 p.m.
This book club is for students in grades Kindergarten-2. Read a new book and participate in fun activities. Stop by the Youth Services Desk to pick up the book of the month!

  • “Lego Club” Wed., April 11, 3:30 p.m.

For students in grades K-6.  We provide the Legos; you provide the imagination!

Coming Soon! Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale

The Spring book sale will be held April 27 through April 29.  The theme this sale is “Hit a Home Run with Books”.  Celebrate reading along with celebrating Fenway and baseball. There will be specials and a raffle –check out our website to learn more.

This is a major fundraiser for the Friends and the results help to support the Summer Reading program, museum pass program and adult evening programs.  Volunteers are needed to help out during the sale.  If you have a little time and wish to assist with this fundraiser, please sign up at the library.

Personal Finance Magazines

Many of us have just filed our tax returns.  I’m sure many of you are like me and this is the time you vow to improve you financial status for next year.  If so, the library is a good place to go.  Do you know we subscribe to many magazines that can help?  Titles like “Consumer Reports Money Advisor”, “Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine”, “Money”, and  “Smart Money” are available.  Also “Boston Consumers’ Checkbook” and “Consumer Reports” help you to get the best for your money.  Two newspaper subscriptions that we subscribe to and that you may find helpful are “Barron’s” and “Investors Business Daily”

Of course a large number of titles can be found in books, audiobooks and ebooks. Items in the library can be found under the nonfiction Dewey call number for personal finance which is 332.024.  As always, the Reference staff is available to assist you with any questions you may have.

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