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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 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.

Library Hours

The Library will be closed Monday, October 8 in observance of Columbus Day.

Friends’ Fall Book Sale - October 26-28

Mark your calendar for the annual Friends’ of the Library Fall book sale which will be held Friday, October 26 through Sunday, October 28. The theme for this sale is 'That's What Friends are For' Be a Friend, Bring a Friend. This is a great place to find a bargain books, CDs, DVDs, and paperbacks are all $1 each and kids' paperbacks are 2 for $1.

There are also some great “specials” at the sale which include one free children's book for children in costume and for members of the Friends, it’s always buy three and get one free!

Finally, Sunday is "Buy a Bag" day: all books sold by the bag-full. We provide the bag - you fill it up! Minimum donation $3 per bag. There will be a great raffle as well. Would you like to help support the Friends and ensure that this event is a successful fundraiser? Sign up to volunteer. Help is needed for set-up on Thursday, Oct. 25, and for all three days of the sale! Sign up in the Library or email to bplnews@gmail.com and let us know when you are free to help.

To learn more about the Friends and/or the book sale, visit the library or go to our website (burlingtonpubliclibrary.org)

October Events for Children.

  • Lego Club - Wed., Oct. 17 at 4 p.m.

If you’re in grades k – 5 and like to build this event is for you. We provide the Legos; you provide the imagination!

  • Pumpkin Decorating for Kids - Tues., Oct. 23 at 3:30 p.m.

For caregivers with children of all ages. Bring in as many pumpkins as you want: we’ll provide the decorating supplies!

  • Need 2 Read Book Club - Wed., October 24 at 4:15 p.m.

For students in grades 3 – 5, Need 2 Read Book Club is for you! Pick up this months selection, Tashjian’s My Life as a Book, at the Youth Services Desk, and be sure to register when you do. Join Mary to talk about the book, have snacks, and do a book-based activity at the meeting!

October Events for Teens

  • Teen Read Week Party -Tues., October 16 @3:30

Join Jenna in celebration of Teen Read Week with reading-related activities and snacks!

  • Animanga Club - Thurs., October 18 @ 4 pm

Stop by for animated discussions of Manga books and Anime movies. Enjoy prizes snacks, and more!

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