Events for Kids

Create & Play

Every Monday at 10:00 a.m.

Children ages 5 and under are invited to come and make a creation then stay for playtime. No registration required.

Sensory Play-Starting in September

Sensory Play will be on the first Friday of each month at 10:00 a.m. starting in September. Come and explore activities that involve your senses. Children ages 5 and under invited.

September 1 & October 6

No registration required.

Saturday Storytime

The 2nd Saturday of each month we will have Storytime starting with a  kick-off on Saturday, September 9th at 10:00. Come join us
for a Mo Willems Storytime.

September 9 & October 14

No registration required.


Come listen to books, learn finger plays and rhymes, and sing and dance! Children ages 5 and under invited Tuesdays or Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. starting on September 12.

Thursday is a repeat of Tuesday.  No registration required.

 No Lap-Sit on September 14  because Ms. Jane and Ms. Jen will be at a workshop.

 Come Play with Ozobots

Saturday, September 30 – 10:00 am.

Ozobot is a tiny robot that teaches kids programming.  For kids 5 and older.  Registration required.

Building Blocks

Tuesdays, October 3 – November 7 – 10:00 – 10:45 am.

This program, presented by Linda Breuer,  is for parents or grandparents, and their babies, toddlers and preschoolers ages 0 – 4.  Musical activities, book readings, and social play will engage you and your young child.  It is a free gathering time for families to share parenting experiences and helpful tips.  Sign in onsite.

Music Makers

Thursday, October 5, 12, 19 and 26 – 6:30 pm.

Music Makers is a 30 minute program for 2 -5 year olds and their caregivers.  The focus of the program is on music and each storytime concentrates on music, singing, instruments and movement.  No registration needed.

Clue, Scouting Edition

On Saturday October 7th  from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Burlington will host the Three Harbors Council, Boy Scouts of America for their council-wide activity.  The Three Harbors Council services Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Venture Crews in Milwaukee, Racine, and Kenosha counties. Thirty businesses in downtown (including the library) will take part as “properties” in the game.  Teams of up to 8 Scouts with parental supervision will be walking through downtown.  They will stop at each of the businesses.  The businesses will run a short activity with the boys.  Some will be fun, others will teach a Scout skill.  The teams will then receive a “clue” to help solve the “Case of the Naughty Knots”.  Registration will start at 9 AM in the lower level of the parking structure.  The game area will include the areas between Bumper to Bumper and Richter’s Market, from the Fire Department to the railroad tracks.  For more information about the event you can contact Sandra Martens, one of the co-chairs.  Her email is and her phone is 262-902-6569.  Even though this is a BSA event, it is open to the public as long as there is adult supervision for each group of youth who take part.  The cost is $7 per person.  This includes all fees for activities and a patch.  Lunch is not provided.

Spooky City

We will be participating in the Spooky City Trick or Treating on Saturday, October 28 from 11 to 12. Kids dressed in costumes can stop by the library for a treat.

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.