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  1. Calendar Overlay Adult Events (7)
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Adult Events

  1. How to Nights@the library (First Time Home Buyers-Tips)

    March 2, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Learn something new in just one hour.

  2. Pinterest Party: Chihuly Sun Catcher

    March 4, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Create beautiful sun catchers based on the artwork of Dale Chihuly.

  3. Sit 'n Stitch

    March 12, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Meeting Room A

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

  4. Doctor Who vs. Sherlock

    March 14, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Watch two terrific BBC episodes. Enjoy a craft and some snacks. Find out once and for all who is the best, Doctor Who or Sherlock.

  5. Trivia Night sponsored by Friends of the Library

    March 14, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Friends of Burlington Public Library is planning another Trivia Night for Saturday, March 14th. Teams will again be a maximum of eight people. Registration may be by team or individuals, with the latter being assigned teams. Proceeds from Trivia Night will again be used for library programs or collections. Entrance fee is $15 per person. Each team may bring snacks for its own table.

  6. Evening Sit 'n Stitch

    March 19, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Small Group 1

    Bring your projects and share and learn from the group.

  7. Sit 'n Stitch

    March 26, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Meeting Room A

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

Computer Classes

  1. Appy Hour for Parents

    March 3, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Meeting Room B

    Join the Youth Services Librarian, Angie Pilkington, in a discussion about how to use apps on your tablet or mobile device with your child. She will talk about the importance of developing healthy digital habits, the concept of digital literacy, and the theories behind “screen time”. Learn how to find and evaluate great children’s apps and get great recommendations of the highest quality apps to use with your baby, toddler, or preschooler. This free program is for adults only. Please bring your tablet or mobile device if you have one, but not required.

  2. Blogging with WordPress

    March 10, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Meeting Room B

    Learn how to create and manage a blog using WordPress. We will discuss how to select content for your blog that will go with your blog topic. Other blogging platforms such as Blogger and Tumblr will be briefly discussed.

  3. eReader Petting Zoo

    March 17, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Meeting Room B

    Have you been thinking about buying a tablet or eReader?  The Petting Zoo will provide you with an opportunity to play with an iPad, Kindle Fire, Nook HD & a Sony eReader.

  4. Windows 8: The Basics

    March 24, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Meeting Room B

    Are you frustrated, maybe even confused trying to use Windows 8.  Join Lois for an introduction to Windows 8.  Learn how to navigate the Desktop and the Start Screen, download Applications, find files, etc...

  5. Pinning with Pinterest

    March 31, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Meeting Room B

    Become a Pinterest Curator. Learn how to create a Pinterest account, create and curate boards, how to use Pinterest to plan for your next vacation, and to collaborate on a project with friends and coworkers.

Senior Events

  1. Specifically for Seniors-Grass Between the Rails

    March 6, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    This program celebrates Iowa's railroad heritage with a unique blend of stories and original folk songs about the development of railroads in Iowa. This program is made possible by a grant from Humanities Iowa and the National Endowment for the Arts.