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.

Summer Reading

Wow, summer has flown by!  Summer reading is coming to a close.  Participants in the Children’s Summer Reading program are invited to attend an Ice Cream Party featuring the Jungle Jim Balloon Show on Wednesday, August 22 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Participants of the Teen Summer Reading Program are invited to attend the finale on Tuesday, Aug. 21 from 6:30 to 8:00.  There will be food and prizes.

Adult Summer Reading will end on August 31.  Raffle winners for the month of August will be drawn. The drawing for the Grand Prize winner of the “Night at the Marriott”, complements of the Burlington Marriott, will be drawn from all who participated in “Between the Covers” this summer!

August 28 - “Friends” at The Flat Bread Company

The Friends of the Burlington Public Library invite you to attend an evening of pizza, fun and Friends at the Flatbread Company on Tuesday, August 28th, beginning at 5:00 p.m.  The benefit is to raise funds and bring awareness of the Friends’ to the community.  The funds will continue to strengthen our widely used library making it possible to sponsor children’s programs, adult evening programs, museum passes, purchase equipment used by the public and more!

Win a Wine Tasting for up to Twenty Guests!  That evening you will be able to purchase raffle tickets for our wine basket featuring a wine tasting at Burlington Wine and Spirits, along with wine and a gift certificate to Trader Joe’s.  The Library Trustees and Burlington Wine and Spirits have generously donated this basket.  You must be 21 plus to purchase, win and attend the wine tasting. 

Tickets are 3 for $5.00 and can be purchased on Tuesday, August 14th and 21st at the Library between the hours of 11 am - 1pm and 7pm – 8:30pm as well as on August 28th at Flatbread beginning at 5:00 pm.  Drawing will be held that night and you need not be present to win.

Anyone signing up as a new member that evening will have his or her membership extended into 2013!   Benefits include a personalized membership card, quarterly newsletter, at our book sales, members who buy 3 books, get 1 free and more benefits to come!

The Friends of Burlington Public Library is a non-profit organization dedicated to keeping our library strong.  As an active group of individuals in the community, Friends members recruit volunteers, promote library programs and assist the library with outreach and fundraising. We are grateful for the ongoing support of the community and the willing, talented volunteers.


A charm bracelet was found at the library.  Please stop by or call the Circulation Desk (781-270-1963) to identify and claim it.


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