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Upcoming Events at the 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.

In the Children’s Room:

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To get a jump on the December holidays, look for Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa books in our seasonal section!  You’ll find favorites such as Polar Express, Runaway Dreidel, and Seven Candles for Kwanzaa waiting for you to check them out.

“Need 2 Read Book Club”  Tuesday, Dec. 13, 4-5 pm. 

December’s selection is Whales on Stilts, by M. T. Anderson.  Join Mary for a book based activity and a snack.  Registration is required, so sign up on our online calendar and pick up the book at the Youth Services Desk.

“Holiday Pajama Storytime” Tuesday, Dec. 13, 7 pm. 

This family storytime will include stories, songs, and games with a holiday theme.

“Preschool Fun and Games” Tuesday, Dec., 15, 11-12 am.

Join Mary for an active game of Feed the Gator! (No real gators will be attending.) Join in a life-sized board game, and have fun while practicing reasoning and social skills. For children ages 3 to 5.

For Teens:

“Tech for Teens: Facebook Security” Thursday, Dec. 8, 2:45-4 pm.

Learn about the Facebook security settings to make your time on this social media site safer.  Please register at the Youth Services Desk if you are interested in this workshop.

“Animanga Club”  Thursday, Dec. 15, 2:45-4 pm.

 The Burlington Public Library Teen Animanga Club views Japanese anime (animation) and discusses manga (Japanese comics). There are also crafts, drawing, snacks - plus giveaways and contests!

eBook and Digital Audiobook Open House Week

Burlington Public Library will be holding a weeklong eBook and Digital Audiobook Open House! Librarians will demonstrate downloading free library eBooks from the Burlington Public Library web site to eBook readers–the Apple iPad, the Amazon Kindle, the Barnes and Noble Nook, the Sony Reader, and other mobile devices. Librarians will also demonstrate downloading free digital audiobooks to an iPod and Mp3 player. Come join the fun!

The Open Houses will be held:

  • Monday, Dec. 5, 2011 from 3:30 p.m.  to 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Holiday Dessert Tasting and Recipe Swap - Thursday, Dec. 15, 7 p.m.

Join the Friends of the Burlington Public Library for the second annual Holiday Dessert Tasting and Recipe Swap.  We all have the “must have” traditional dessert for the holidays and many of us are looking for something different to make as well.  This is a great opportunity to share your favorite recipes and discover new ones!  It is NOT necessary to be a baker to attend: all who attend will have a chance to sample the treats and take home copies of recipes.
Bakers should register  on-line via the Library calendar (navigate to Dec. 15 and click on the hand)  or by calling 781-505-4985.

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