Events for Kids

Library Programs – Autumn 2019

Youth & Teen Services Activities

 Movement Mondays

Mondays, September 9 – November 25, 10:00 a.m. 

For 2 to 5 year olds with caregiver. Research shows there are positive correlations between movement and learning so bring your shoes and move with us. This program will have a dance component and then movement exploration like hula hoops, balls, scooters, parachutes and more. Perfect for those active toddlers!

 Storytime with Ms. Jen and Ms. Jane
Tuesdays & Thursdays, September 3 – November 26, 10:00 a.m.

Come listen to books, learn finger plays and rhymes, and sing and dance! Children ages 5 and under invited Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. Thursday is a repeat of Tuesdays. No registration necessary.

Anime Club

2nd and 4th Thursdays, September 12 – November 14, 3:30-5:00 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.

Stomp Rockets

Saturday, September 28th, 10:00 a.m.

Explore simple rocketry in this program for kids ages 5 and up.  We will make paper rockets and will try launching them through “stomp” rockets or stomp power.  How high will your rocket launch? Space is limited, so registration is required.

Science Festival

Thursday, October 17

Join us for a science filled storytime at 10:00 a.m., some science related activities, and crafts.  Technology will be available during the day for families to explore. Come and be a part of the 2019 Wisconsin Science Festival – Curiosity Unleashed.

Escape Room

Saturday, October 19, 5:45-9:00 p.m.

The library is hosting two escape rooms after hours!  For patrons ages 6-8, you will be helping Alfie and Jules find one of their fathers stashes of valuables! For the young adults and adults, you will be assisting the local authorities to suss out the culprit intending to sabotage the royal tea tasting.  Both rooms have limited availability so please sign-up with our desk clerks to secure a spot. Please register at 262-342-1130.

Ghoulish Crafts

Thursday, October 31, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

We will be having two crafts going on this day to honor the holiday. There will be a seed bead craft, where you can create an iconic broach-style pin with safety pins and seed beads. We will also have another craft where you can design your own ghoulish monster on a bread tab. All supplies will be provided by the library. Please register at 262-342-1130.

Lego Build/Robotics

Saturday, November 2, 10:00 a.m.

All ages welcome to come and build. The Library will provide the Legos.

Monthly Rock Painting Club

2nd and 4th Tuesdays, September 10-November 26, 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Are you a rock painter? Do you like hiding and hunting for rocks around Burlington? Come find out what it’s all about and paint some rocks with Burlington Kindness Rock coordinator  Kelsey Shoemaker. This event is for adults and older children as acrylic paints will be used. Please bring your own rocks, paints and supplies. Have fun painting together and get new ideas for how to design your rocks.  

Spooky City – Safe Trick-or-Treating and Autumn Fest

Saturday, October 26

The library will be handing out treats to all costumed children from 11am to noon, or while supplies last.


Mondays, September 9, October 7 & November 4, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Welcome fellow cosplayers!  We will be having monthly workshops, brought to you by ATeam Cosplay, to learn about different aspects of creating a personal cosplay outfit.  We will also have special sessions dedicated to photography, LARPing, and other specialty aspects of cosplaying. Come dressed up as your favorite character as well!  (1st open Monday of each month)

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.

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