Burlington Public Library
34 Library Lane
Burlington, CT 06013
860-673-3331

860-673-0897 Fax
bpl@libraryconnection.info

Library Hours
Monday - Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Closed Saturdays in
July & August
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Donating to the Library

Friends of the Library
Next meeting
Fri, May 17 Annual Meeting @ 6:30 pm

You are now able to donate to the "Friends" using PayPal. Please visit their site to learn more.

Board of Library Directors
Next meeting
Tuesday, May 6 @ 7:30 pm


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and Policies

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Town of Burlington
Town Hall Hours
Monday - Thursday 8 am - 4 pm
Friday - 8 am - 12:30 pm

Regional School District 10

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other online resources.

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To access digital magazines click on the icon above.
For directions on how to sign up and use this resource click here.

What to read next - check out NoveList Plus a wonderful resource to locate a book, author, or series.

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Ancestry Library Edition
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click on logo above to access this wonderful resource. Access is available from in the library only.

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Upcoming Events

April Calendar
May Calendar

Job opening at the library
Jr. Library Assistant

click here for more information

Coming Soon in June 2014
New Integrated Library System!
The Library will be closed on the following days and times for
staff training -
Monday, April 21 closing at 4:00 pm
Tues, April 22 opening at 2:00 pm

Wednesday, April 23 closed 2-6 pm

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Exciting New Online Animated Talking Picture Book Library for Kids!

Classic Movie
Friday, April 25 @ 1:00 pm
Yours, Mine and Ours (1968) with Lucille Ball and Henry Fonda


The Enormous Egg Event
All children with caregivers welcome.
Raise a child who loves to read by reading together! Learn the techniques of Conversational Reading and enjoy egg-related activities. Our chosen community read is The Enormous Egg by Oliver Butterworth. Pick up your free copy of The Enormous Egg before the first session. Supplies are limited and will be available at the library.


Session One: Saturday, May 10 @3:00 pm
Session Two: Tuesday, May 13 @6:30 pm
Community Pot Luck Dinner and Celebration: Tuesday, May 27 @5:30 pm
Please bring a dish to share! Dessert and drinks will be provided.

Registration required. You may register ONLINE, in person or by calling 860.673.3331.

Book Discussion Groups
AM Book group meet on the third Tuesday of the month at 11:00 am and the PM Book group meet on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm. Books available at the library for participants.

AM Discussion Book List
PM Discussion Book List

You may register for any of our programs ONLINE, in person or by calling 860.673.3331

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Consumer Reports is an expert, independent, nonprofit organization whose mission is to work for a fair, just, and safe marketplace for all consumers and to empower consumers to protect themselves.

Upcoming Events for Adults
@ the library.

Upcoming Events for Children
@ the library.

Upcoming Events for Teens
@ the library.

In April show how much you Love Your Library by donating to help with our magazine subscription!

1) Pick a heart or tablet with the name of the magazine you’d like to donate.
2) Fill out a form (available next to the vases) with your name and address.
3) Leave the form, the heart or tablet, and a check for the correct amount with a librarian at the front desk.

The library will send you a note of thanks for tax purposes.  Every donation helps alleviate the strain on our limited magazine budget.

Thank you for your support!

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Burlington Library Association
“Friends of the Library
Semi-Annual Used Book Sale

Thurs., April 24: 2:00pm-7:00pm  
Free admission for BLA Members & Region 10 Faculty. $5.00 admission for all others. Join BLA at the door.
Fri., April 25: 10:00am-4:00pm-
Free Admission
Sat., April 26: 10:00am-3:00pm-
Free Admission  
Bag Sale - $5.00 per bag


Sponsored by the Friends of the Library, Burlington Library Association.

FUNraising
 Join The Burlington Public Library  and Unionville Friendly's on
Thursday, April 17 , for a special FUNraising event: Present the FUNraising certificate after your Friendly's meal, and 20% of your check will be donated to the BPL!
 Eat more, read more...
one scoop at a time.
 Certificates are available at the library and are valid only at the Friendly's at 1835 Farmington Avenue, Unionville, CT. One certificate per family. Grab one today!

Ebooks @ the library
Gone Girl
Hunger Games
The Cuckoo's Calling
Gone
Inferno
Last Original Wife
Three Can Keep a Secret
Becareful what you wish for
Available on the library's
Nook or Kindle eReaders -
ask at the
Circulation desk.

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Borrow an eReader
or MP3 Player
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Great selection of audio books to download to your electronic device - Android, MP3 Player, iPod, and other devices.

Just click on the icon above to access this collection of audio books.

 

OverDrive
download audio books 

Great selection of audio books and ebooks for you to download to your MP3 player, Nook, Kindle, Tablet, Smartphone, or Computer.

Just click on the icon above to access this database.

Library Policy Change - Burlington children under the age of 5 will now be able to get their own library card! Parent or guardian with proof of residency can bring your children into the library and register them for their very own library card.
The Burlington Public Library's mission is to be the best small-town public library we can be through our exceptional service, relevant resources, as well as cultural, social and educational programming for the community.
Last updated April 15, 2014 DMR