Programs

Events for Kids

Library Programs – Autumn 2019

Youth & Teen Services Activities

 Movement Mondays

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

Mondays, December 2 – February 25, 10:00 a.m. 

(There will be no Movement Monday during Christmas and New Years weeks)

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, 9:15 and 10:00 a.m.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, December 3 – February 28, 9:15 a.m. & 10:00 a.m. 

(There will be no storytimes during Christmas and New Years weeks) 

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

Annual gingerbread house decorating will be December 17 and 19 during storytimes.  

Anime Club

2nd and 4th Thursdays, December 12 and 26, 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.

Monthly Rock Painting Club

Tuesday, December 10, 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.  

Cosplay

Mondays, December 2, January 6, and February 8 from 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)

Anime Club

2nd and 4th Thursdays, Dec. 12 & 26, Jan. 9 & 23, Feb. 13 & 27, 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.

Ugly Sweater Night

Tuesday, December 3, 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Bring your own sweater or sweatshirt to decorate.  We will provide materials or bring some of your own.  This program is for all ages and sure to be a laugh!

Crafts before the Holiday Parade

Friday,  December 6, 5:30 p.m.
Join us to make a  craft and decorate a cookie before the “Hogwarts Christmas” parade begins  at 6:30 p.m. The library will be open during the parade for anyone who wants to warm up or take a break.

Ice Festival Crafts

Saturday, December 14, 12:00-2:00 p.m.
During the Ice Festival at Wehmhoff Square Park the library will have winter crafts in the Library.

Culver’s Library Fundraiser – Friends of the Library

Tuesday, December 17, 5:00-8:00 p.m.

Eat some yummy burgers and support the Friends of the Burlington Public Library! A portion of all proceeds from the night will be donated to the library to support new and ongoing programs.

Perler Bead Program for Kids

Wednesday, January 15, 4:00 p.m.

Kids come and do some perler bead crafts. Recommended for ages 6 and up.

Come Read to a Therapy Dog

Tuesdays, Jan. 21, Feb 18 & Mar. 24, 4:00 p.m.

For kids and/or families. You can sign up for a 15 minute time slot and read to Casey, a Golden Retriever therapy dog.

Stuffed Animal Puppy Adoption Party

Saturday, January 18, 10:00 a.m. 
We’ll have puppy stories, games, crafts and more.  Go home with your newly adopted puppy. Ages 3-7. Registration Required.

Kid/Family Bingo

Friday, January 24 at 10 a.m.

Stop in and play BINGO and win prizes! Bingo across, down, or diagonal. The grand prize will be a cover-all.  

Storytime and a Craft at the CoffeeHouse – Fundraiser!

Monday, February 3 at 6:00 p.m.

Come join Ms. Jane and Ms. Jen at the Coffeehouse for a storytime and craft. This will also be a fundraiser night for the library from 4 to 9. Coffeehouse will donate 20% of their sales to the library. 

Valentine’s Day Drop-In

Friday, February 14, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Come create a Valentine’s Day Card and decorate a cookie. We will have all the supplies. All ages!

Sphero Obstacle Course

Saturday, February 15, 10:00 a.m.

Come have fun with a Sphero and learn to use code to control it in an obstacle course. 

Learn to play the Ukulele

Thursdays, January 30 & February 27, 6:00 p.m.  

Would you like to learn some fun songs on the ukulele?  Beginners and ukulele enthusiasts are welcome to join us to sing and play together.  Bring your own uke or use of of ours generously donated by Burlington Music Matters. Great for ages 10 and up.  Registration is required.  

Kids come celebrate Mardi Gras

Tuesday, February 25 at 4:00 

Come have fun with crafts and try some New Orleans cooking.

Family Movie

Friday, February 28 at 10:00 a.m. Enjoy a family movie and free popcorn. Adult Services Activities

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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