at 235 Colllege St, Burlington, 05401 United States
Burlington, VT's public library since 1873 - and also Vermont's largest and busiest public library!
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Today! 10:30-11:30 a.m. The Vermont Lake Monsters baseball players and Champ visit the Library! Free. All ages. No preregistration needed. #btvsrp2016
Kids: stop by the library on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays 11-3 to look at books with a reading buddy! No need to preregister. Questions? Call 865-7216. #btvsrp2016
Today! Spanish Musical Kids, 11:00-11: 45 a.m. Hola Amigos! Share Constancia's love of Spanish with Latin American songs and games. Free. Ages 1-5 years. No preregistration needed. #btvsrp2016
"And sometimes when you grow up outside the reach of the American Dream, you’re in a better position to record the truth. That we don’t all operate under the same set of rules. That our stories aren’t all assigned the same value in the eyes of decision makers." A great read: Matt de la Peña's Newbery acceptance speech traces his journey from non-reader to award-winning author.
Yoga for Kids starts Thursday, June 30,11:00-11:45 a.m.! (Continues through August 4). Calling all young yogis! Explore yoga poses, breathing exercises and relaxation techniques. Free, ages 4-11. Followed by Lunch at the Library for all kids 18 & under. No preregistration needed. #btvsrp2016
Today! Native American Games at 10:30-11:30 a.m. Join author, storyteller and musician Michael Caduto for games in the Native American tradition. Free. Ages 5 & up. No preregistration needed. Followed by a free Lunch at the Library for all kids 18 & under, 11:45-12:30. #btvsrp2016
Teens & tweens! This Friday, June 24th, join Dayna Kaufman Lorentz & Phoenix Books for a morning and afternoon of revelry, author talks, writing workshops, hazmat suits & photo booths, pizza...& cupcakes! Come and bring all of your awesome pals! #btvsrp2016 #nosafetyinnumbers Author Talk, Writing Workshop, & Pizza with Dayna Lorentz! 10:30-11:30: Author Talk 11:30-12:30: Writing Workshop 12:30-1:30: Lunch with Dayna!
Today! Spanish Musical Kids, 11:00-11:45 a.m. Hola Amigos! Share Constancia's love of Spanish in a program of Latin American songs and games. Free, Ages 1-5 years. Nor preregistration needed. #btvsrp2016
Native American Games! Thursday, June 23, 10:30 a.m. Join author, stoyteller and musician Michael Caduto for an exciting hour of of games in the Native American tradition. Free, ages 5 & up. Followed by Lunch at the Library for all children, tweens & teens. No preregistration needed. #btvsrp2016.
Lunch at the Library starts tomorrow, June 21! Every Tuesday and Thursday from 11:45 to 12:30 a FREE healthy lunch will be served to all children 18 and under. The lunch program continues through August 11. No preregistration needed, just show up! #btvsrp2016.
Thank you to Duncan and Hannah from Children's Literacy Foundation for an incredible program at the library last Thursday. Every child in attendance got to select TWO free books to take home and keep! #btvsrp2016
Happy Father's Day to all the great Dads out there!
The library will be CLOSED tomorrow in observance of Independence Day. Happy 4th of July!
This coming Tuesday, July 5th, 10:30 a.m. to noon: Tinkering Tuesdays begins! Kids 8 & up can experiment with hands-on STEM-type projects, tinker with electrical circuits, gears, pulleys and more! This program is FREE and runs through through July. Followed by Lunch at the Library for all kids 18 & under. #btvsrp2016
Some great reference work by FFL librarian Robert Resnik!
Tinkering Tuesdays starts July 5! From 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, tinker with electronic circuits, gears, pulleys & more! Free. Ages 8 & up. No preregistration needed. Followed by a free Lunch at the Library for all kids 18 & under. #btvsrp2016
Today! Yoga for Kids, 11:00 a.m. Young yogis explore yoga poses, breathing exercises and relaxation techniques. Free. Ages 4-11. No preregistration. Followed by a free Lunch at the Library for all kids 18 & under. #btvsrp2016.
"We book people say it because it’s true: BOOKS SAVE LIVES. BOOKS SAVE LIVES. BOOKS SAVE LIVES." Read this speech by Alex Gino, whose middle-grade novel "George" won the first-ever Children's Stonewall Award.
Thanks to Brandon, James, Will and Champ from the Vermont Lake Monsters for visiting the library this morning. More than one hundred parents and children packed the children's area for baseball stories and autographs! #btvsrp2016