Events for Kids

Library Programs – Summer 2019

Children’s & Teen Activities

Summer Reading: A Universe of Stories! June 10 – August 16

Join us at the Burlington Public Library for “A Universe of Stories!” this summer! We have a Reading Program where children of all ages can earn prizes by completing weekly bookmarks of fun reading activities. Kids will also have a chance to win a grand prize.

And while you’re here, take advantage of these fun events:

    • Summer Reading Registration Begins: Monday, June 10
    • First day to turn in reading record: Monday, June 17
    • Summer Reading Program Ends: Friday, August 16
  • Grand Prize Drawing: Monday, August 19-winners will be notified this week.

Teen Volunteers Needed

We need your help with this year’s summer reading program, and you need community service hours. So, let’s work together!  Sign up for 2019 Summer Reading Program at BPL on today!

Special Youth Events

No registration required unless stated.

Farmer’s Market Reading Time

Thursdays, June 6 – August 8, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Kids can join Ms. Nie or Ms. Jen for some summer reading at the Burlington Farmers Market in Wehmhoff Square Park. Librarians will have books available for kids to read.  

Anime Club

Thursdays,  July 11 & 25 and August 8 & 22, 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Come join our new Anime Club, for ages 12 to 18.  Come to discuss your favorite Manga and watch some Anime and don’t forget to bring a fellow otaku! Snacks will be provided.

Harry Potter Birthday Party

Wednesday, July 31, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Wehmhoff Square Park
Join BASD Librarian Sallie Nie to wish a Happy Birthday to everyone’s favorite boy wizard.

ABC Music and Me

Tuesdays, August 6, 13, &  20, 10:00 a.m.

Musical activities created by Kindermusik International provide a fun and educational way to build early literacy, movement and language skills.  Parents participate with their children to share the class experience and to promote further exploration at home. This program brought to you in partnership with Love Inc. and Burlington Public Library.  Great for children ages 2-4 and their caregivers. Siblings welcome.

Magical Poodles

Tuesday, August 13, 1:00 p.m.

Michelle will teach us about her dogs and turn a few volunteers from the audience into animal trainers for a day.   A hands on meet and greet follows each show for an added experience.

Sensory Play in Wehmhoff Square Park

Fridays, August 2 through August 30, 10:00 a.m.

Children ages 5 and under and their caretakers come and explore hands-on activities that involve your senses.

Threatening Weather
Please call the library at 262-342-1130 to see if we are open and programs are not canceled.  We alert Channels 4, 6 and 12 when the library is closed due to bad weather.