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  1. Calendar Overlay Adult Events (6)
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Adult Events

  1. Reel Good Reads: Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

    August 5, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Check out a copy of Me Before You by Jojo Moyes at the Customer Service desk. Bring your book and a snack for an excellent discussion before going to see the film adaptation. Earn a chance to win a movie pass.

  2. "First in Flight: The Tuskegee Airmen."

    August 7, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    The Tuskegee Airmen were the Black heroes of the skies during World War II--they included some of the most decorated fliers of the war and never lost a bomber to enemy fire. Discover the stories of the Airmen, who counted among themselves 13 Iowans, and handle real Tuskegee Airmen artifacts during the presentation.

  3. Comic Con 2015

    August 8, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Join us for the 5th Annual BPL Comic Con! Celebrate heroes, storytelling and graphic literacy with special guests and vendors, artists and authors, crafts, story hour events, and much more! This event is free and open to the public!

  4. Sit 'n Stitch

    August 13, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Meeting Room A

    Join a fun group of crafters for two hours of stitching and learning.

  5. Evening Sit 'n Stitch

    August 20, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Small Group 1

    Bring your projects and share and learn from the group.

  6. Sit 'n Stitch

    August 27, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Meeting Room A

Kid Events

  1. Bees Readers

    August 7, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Join Burlington Bees players & staff for this fun storytime!

  2. Comic Con

    August 8, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  3. Lego Club

    August 15, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Storytime House

    Children in K-Grade 5 are invited to attend our monthly Lego Club. Creating unique LEGO pieces inspires basic reading, cooperation, and critical-thinking with a hands-on approach. Registration is required to attend this event. To register, click the link or call the library at 319-753-1647. "To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of stuff" -Thomas Edison

  4. Summer Reading Awards Ceremony

    August 18, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    All kids in the Burlington Community School District who have finished the 2015 Summer Reading Program will be eligible for an award presented by their school superintendent, Pat Coen. A storytelling program will precede the awards ceremony!

Senior Events

  1. Specifically for Seniors-Tuskegee Airmen

    August 7, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Tweens & Teens

  1. TICOS (Teen Advisory Board)

    August 6, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    TICOS stands for Teens Inspiring Change Optimism & Service. We are a group of teens who want to make a difference in the library and in our community. We are also a Teen Optimist Club and welcome new members all the time!

  2. Comic Con

    August 8, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  3. Insurgent PG-13

    August 13, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    Based on a young adult adventure, sci-fi novel, Insurgent is the sequel to Divergent. Protagonist Beatrice (Tris) Prior’s society is falling apart. The 4 factions who have peacefully coexisted for as long as anyone can remember are now at war with each other, and the armed factionless are positioning for power. At the heart of the conflict is the status of the Divergent, those who have the characteristics of Amity, Abnegation, Erudite, and Dauntless, thus diverging from the norm. As Tris struggles with her personal demons, she quickly learns that those closest to her pose the greatest threat. PG-13, 119 min *** NOTE the start time is 5:30 so we can finish before the library closes!

  4. Teen Anime Group

    August 20, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Last month we had bad weater and had to cancel. Join us for a re-do this week!

  5. Tween Minecraft Night

    August 27, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Love Minecraft? Join us! Limited Space Available, so sign up online. We will also have the XBox version running to allow more players.