Iran: A Community Discussion of Current Events

Sandy Baird leads a discussion on the recent events in Iraq and Iran. Join the conversation about the upheaval in the region and how American military actions have altered the volatile dynamics. Reflect on what the news means, it's context, and the ramifications.

Date: 
Monday, January 13, 2020 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

FFL Book Discussion Group: Warlight by Michael Ondaatje

Join other readers at this discussion on the 2nd Wednesday each month.

About the Book: Warlight by Michael Ondaatje

Date: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

In Translation Film: Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem

Trapped in a loveless marriage, Viviane Amsalem has long sought a divorce from her devout husband Elisha. But under Israeli law, all divorce proceedings are overseen by an Orthodox rabbinical court, which can only dissolve a marriage with the husband's consent. And despite the estrangement, Elisha refuses to grant Viviane a gett (divorce papers), inciting a riveting domestic battle of wills.  This film is Not Rated.

Date: 
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

In Translation Film: Ushpizin

Divine comedy-drama about devout Jews who host ex-cons in their Jerusalem home.  This film is rated PG.

Date: 
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

German Conversation - note date change

Sprechen Sie Deutsch?  Meet others in the community who do too.  Join the group and practice German language in conversation and learn more about German culture.  Fluency not required (nor is attendance at every meeting).

Meets regularly on the 1st & 3rd Wednesday each month.

Date: 
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Library Ordinance Information Session

This information session will highlight the changes in the library's proposed new ordinance and will provide an opportunity to ask your questions.

Date: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Deena Frankl Lecture

Date: 
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

In Translation Film: "Lost Islands"

The Levis are a large, fun-loving family in early 1980s Israel. The father advises his children every day on the importance of fulfilling their dreams, while his wife preaches absolute family loyalty. Their summer holiday is usually filled with dances, flirting, and the playful hijinks, but this summer the family's idyllic life is shattered when twin brothers Erez and Ofer fall in love with the same girl.

Date: 
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

10th Annual Burlington Seed Swap

This free community event celebrates the upcoming gardening season and brings gardeners together to share seeds, garden stories,

 

 

Staff setup:  12 tables with 12 chairs in a horsehoe shape, No AV

 

Date: 
Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

The Library is closed to the public until we are able to reopen.