Upcoming Events at 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.

Children’s Displays

Come check out our beautiful new children’s display cases!  In addition to  our collections of Easy Readers and New Books, look for our Women’s Rights and History Display, featuring titles such as “Elizabeth Leads the Way: Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the Right to Vote”; “The Taxing Case of the Cows: a True Story About Suffrage”; and “The Ballot Box Battle”. Also take a peek at the Holiday Section, where you’ll find St. Patrick’s Day fiction and non-fiction on display.  Look for such titles as “A Fine St. Patrick’s Day”, “Good Luck: a St. Patrick’s Day Story”, and “Shamrocks, Harps and Shillelaghs”.

Children’s Programs

  • Story and Craft for Preschoolers” Monday, Feb. 27, 11 to 12 a.m.

Have you attended our regular storytimes?  We offer a number of weekly sessions for children and their caregivers from birth through age 7.  Visit the library or go to our website (burlingtonpubliclibrary.org) to find the time and program for your child.

Teen Programs

  • “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 will be 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 until Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. The contest event will be Thurs., March 1 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

  • “Game Day” - Mon., Feb. 27, 3:45-4:45 pm.

Drop by the library for food and fun for teens.  Wii game and board games will be available.  Feel free to bring in favorite games of your own!


Did you know that the Burlington Public Library subscribes to more than 100 magazines!  Current issues can be read in the library while back issues can be checked out to read at home at your leisure.  With this many titles, there is certainly something for everyone.

If cooking is your passion or you’re just looking for some new recipes you might want to peruse the following:  Bon Appetit, Cooking Light, Cooks Illustrated, Food Network Magazine or Vegetarian Times.  Great recipes can also be found in Better Homes and Gardens, Everyday with Rachel Ray, Good Housekeeping, Ladies’ Home Journal, Martha Stewart Living and Real Simple.

Of course, there are many cookbooks available for checkout, too.  These can be found under the Dewey call number of 641.5.


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