Warning!: A Banned Books Community Reading *LIVE*

Join us on the Library Lawn Wednesday, September 30th between 3pm and 6pm for readings of recent and past challenged books, by community members including author Tanya Lee Stone (reading from her own banned book), Mike DeSanto, owner of Phoenix Books, retired principal, Amy Mellencamp and many more...

Date: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Friends' Book Sale-Outside!

Join the Friends' on the Library Lawn for a Booksale! Weather Permitting. 

Date: 
Saturday, September 12, 2020 - 12:00pm - 2:30pm

Tinkercad 101

Join Abby the Teen Librarian for an introduction to the 3D printing app, "Tinkercad"! 

Tinkercad 101 will provide a brief overview of the web app, Tinkercad, and help prepare you for printing with the library's new 3D printer! There will be time for Q&A. This program is designed for all ages, but may be most suitable for those ages 10+. For any questions, please contact Abby at akolosovskiy@burlingtonvt.gov

Date: 
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 6:00pm

Fahrenheit 451 Read-A-Thon

To mark what would have been author Ray Bradbury’s 100th birthday on August 22nd, the Library of Congress, the Los Angeles Public Library and libraries from across the nation have banded together for a virtual “read-a-thon” dedicated to Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451.

Date: 
Repeats every day until Thu Sep 03 2020.
Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Friday, August 28, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Saturday, August 29, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Sunday, August 30, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Monday, August 31, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Parents Who Lead on Racial Justice in Their Communities

From Embrace Race:

There have always been parents, grandparents and other caregivers organizing for child-centered racial equity in their communities. Today, their efforts are as vital as ever.

Date: 
Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - 8:30pm - 9:30pm

CLiF: A Workshop on Sharing Books with Children

The Children's Literacy Foundation (CLiF) recorded A Workshop on Sharing Books with Children on August 5th, 2020 about reading with your kids, especially during the Covid times and changing school schedules.

WATCH ON TV : You can watch this program on Channel 17/ Town Meeting Television, on Comcast Cable and Burlington Telecom.

You may watch the program on-line after airing by clicking here: https://www.cctv.org/watch-tv/programs/workshop-sharing-books-children.

Date: 
Monday, August 31, 2020 - 5:15pm - 7:00pm

Lunchtime Live with Farmer Nicolle

Join Farmer Nicolle of Sugar Feather Farm as she goes live on Facebook on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday to share more about the rare, unique, and heritage types of fowl raised on the farm! Each Lunchtime Live will last for about 15 minutes. Specific topics are outlined below:

Monday: Sugar Feather Farm Background & Heritage Breed Fowl - Learn more about how the family got involved with farming, heritage breeds of fowl, and what’s happening right now!

Date: 
Repeats every week every Tuesday and every Thursday 3 times.
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 12:00pm - 12:15pm
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 12:00pm - 12:15pm
Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 12:00pm - 12:15pm

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