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Adult Events

  1. Wire Bracelets

    April 22, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    We will teach you step-by-step how to make your own wire and bead bracelet. All materials are provided. You can check out related tools and books from the Create Collection after class.

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  2. "Iowa History"

    April 22, 2019, 6:30 PM - April 24, 2019, 6:30 PM

    Michael Luick-Thrams traveling historian will give three different programs. April 22 "The Killer" the pandemic of 1918. April 23, "The Klan" and April 24, "The Cow War" Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

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  3. News of the Day

    April 26, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    The Burlington Public Library's periodical collection includes magazines for a variety of interests as well as current newspaper editions of The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Barron's, the Chicago Tribune, the Fort Madison Daily Democrat and more. Catch up on the news of the day over a free cup of coffee at the library's Help Desk each Friday at 9AM.

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  4. Cookie Decorating

    April 29, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Using the Create Collection's cookie cutters, we've baked spring shapes for your to decorate and devour. Equipment used to ice your cookies will be available to check out after the event.

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Kid Events

  1. Lego Club

    April 20, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Come to the library for a fun morning of lego construction! For grades Kindergarten and up, Please register!

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  2. Jaffa's Book Club

    April 22, 2019, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

    Jaffa's Book Club is a special book club for children and their families: each month Jaffa will pick a "book of the month" and have a reading and snacks for kiddos. One attendee will win a copy of the book of the month! Don't forget to pick up your copy of the book at the beginning of the month. Jaffa's March pick is "Stand Tall Molly Lou Melon" by Patty Lovell. Please register!

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  3. Wall-E!

    April 22, 2019, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Come watch Wall-E on the library's big screen! No registration required.

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Storytime Classes for Birth through Third Grade

  1. Wiggle Time

    April 22, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    Wiggle Time is a music and movement class for toddlers and their caregivers. This program builds on the early literacy skills established in babygarten and focuses on the 5 building blocks of early literacy: read, write, sing, talk, play! Toddlers and their caregivers interact together through songs, rhymes, various forms of storytelling, and the use of props such as scarves, puppets, and musical instruments. Please register~

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  2. Wiggle Time

    April 22, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    Wiggle Time is a music and movement class for toddlers and their caregivers. This program builds on the early literacy skills established in babygarten and focuses on the 5 building blocks of early literacy: read, write, sing, talk, play! Toddlers and their caregivers interact together through songs, rhymes, various forms of storytelling, and the use of props such as scarves, puppets, and musical instruments. Please register~

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  3. Wiggle Time

    April 23, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Wiggle Time is a music and movement class for toddlers and their caregivers. This program builds on the early literacy skills established in babygarten and focuses on the 5 building blocks of early literacy: read, write, sing, talk, play! Toddlers and their caregivers interact together through songs, rhymes, various forms of storytelling, and the use of props such as scarves, puppets, and musical instruments. Please register~

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  4. Rocket Readers Club

    April 23, 2019, 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    Rocket Readers Club is a program for children ages 5-6 to build literacy skills and foster a love of reading. Children will enjoy slightly longer books and develop reading skills to support reading success at school and home. Please register!

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  5. Wiggle Time

    April 24, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Wiggle Time is a music and movement class for toddlers and their caregivers. This program builds on the early literacy skills established in babygarten and focuses on the 5 building blocks of early literacy: read, write, sing, talk, play! Toddlers and their caregivers interact together through songs, rhymes, various forms of storytelling, and the use of props such as scarves, puppets, and musical instruments. Please register~

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  6. Storytime Yoga

    April 24, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

    Promote self esteem, flexibility and family time in our Family Storytime Yoga class. Stories are told along with fun child-friendly yoga poses. For children and their caregiver.

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  7. Babygarten

    April 24, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    Babygarten is a program for babies and their caregivers. This program nurtures your bond with the baby in your life through rhyme, song, and developmental tips. Babygarten's primary focus is the development of infants 0-23 months old with an emphasis on language enrichment and early literacy skills. Please register!

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  8. Babygarten

    April 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Babygarten is a program for babies and their caregivers. This program nurtures your bond with the baby in your life through rhyme, song, and developmental tips. Babygarten's primary focus is the development of infants 0-23 months old with an emphasis on language enrichment and early literacy skills. Please register!

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  9. 3-2-1 Blast Off Club!

    April 25, 2019, 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    3-2-1 Blast Off Club is a program for children in grades 1-3; when children are more independent and able to listen to segments of an age appropriate chapter book read aloud, while coloring and enjoying a snack! Registration required.

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  10. Wiggle Time

    April 29, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    Wiggle Time is a music and movement class for toddlers and their caregivers. This program builds on the early literacy skills established in babygarten and focuses on the 5 building blocks of early literacy: read, write, sing, talk, play! Toddlers and their caregivers interact together through songs, rhymes, various forms of storytelling, and the use of props such as scarves, puppets, and musical instruments. Please register~

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  11. Wiggle Time

    April 29, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    Wiggle Time is a music and movement class for toddlers and their caregivers. This program builds on the early literacy skills established in babygarten and focuses on the 5 building blocks of early literacy: read, write, sing, talk, play! Toddlers and their caregivers interact together through songs, rhymes, various forms of storytelling, and the use of props such as scarves, puppets, and musical instruments. Please register~

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  12. Wiggle Time

    April 30, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Wiggle Time is a music and movement class for toddlers and their caregivers. This program builds on the early literacy skills established in babygarten and focuses on the 5 building blocks of early literacy: read, write, sing, talk, play! Toddlers and their caregivers interact together through songs, rhymes, various forms of storytelling, and the use of props such as scarves, puppets, and musical instruments. Please register~

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  13. Rocket Readers Club

    April 30, 2019, 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    Rocket Readers Club is a program for children ages 5-6 to build literacy skills and foster a love of reading. Children will enjoy slightly longer books and develop reading skills to support reading success at school and home. Please register!

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