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Upcoming Events at 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 Hours:

The library will be closed Monday, Jan. 16 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Last Wednesday Book Group:

The Book Group will meet Wednesday, Jan. 25, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. to discuss “Someone to Run With” by David Grossman. Rose Rosen will lead the discussion of  this story that weaves together the lives of two middle-class teens who find themselves in Jerusalem's violent drug underworld.

This book is bound to delight both teenagers and adults. A thrilling adventure, a tender love story, an honest look at the dark side of life, a study of what it means to be an artist, a story of commitment, dedication and courage - this book has them all. Grossman is a very talented writer, and this is his most accessible book.  "A cross between "Run Lola Run" and "Oliver Twist"

An Evening of Chinese Culture -Thursday, Jan. 19, 7:00 p.m.

Join the Friends of the Library for a slide presentation and live demonstration by members of Shen Yun Performing Arts. Enjoy a colorful glimpse into the world of Chinese music and dance, brought to you by professional performers from the touring Shen Yun Performing Arts Company who will be in Worcester and Boston later this month.

eBook Download Workshop Monday, January 30, from 2:00 – 4:00.

Did you recently receive ereader? Are you thinking about purchasing one? Are you interested in downloading free ebooks? Then this workshop is for you!

Burlington Public Library provides access through our Overdrive subscription to free eBook titles for download to your eBook readers! To assist our patrons, Burlington Public Library will hold an eBook Download Workshop to demonstrate this process. Librarians will present downloading eBooks from the Burlington Public Library web site to eBook readers such as the Barnes and Noble Nook, the Amazon Kindle, the Apple iPad, and others.

Workshop participants are invited to bring their devices to this session and to ask questions after the presentation. Light refreshments will be served. Come join the fun!

“Teen Book Trailer Contest”

Interested in filming, acting, editing, or costume design?  Well, show off your talents and enter our book trailer contest.  Rules and entry forms are available on the Burlington Public Library’s Teen Webpage .  You can participate even if you don’t own a video camera.  Just call Youth Services at 781-270-1692 to reserve camera time!  Entries will be accepted from Jan. 3 to Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. The contest event will be Thursday, March 1 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

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