Volunteer Your Fines Away Yard Clean-up

Help the Library spruce up for spring while raking away your fines. $15 in fines forgiven per hour volunteered. Come help us celebrate spring, even if you don’t have fines! Ages 12 and up.  High-schoolers: here’s an opportunity to fulfill community service requirements! Questions or to sign up: 802.863.3403

Date: 
Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Kids Day (Visit us at the Waterfront!)

9:00 a.m. Come walk in the Kids Day parade with Library staff! Meet on the library lawn at 9 a.m. OR cheer for our library van as we parade down College Street at 9:30 a.m.

10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Visit the Library's table at Waterfront Park, find out about "Summer Lunch at the Library" and the Fletcher Free Library's summer programming for kids. Be sure to enter our raffle!

More info: https://www.btvkidsday.com/

Date: 
Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Kids Day (Walk in the Parade!)

9:00 a.m. Come walk in the Kids Day parade with Library staff! Meet on the library lawn at 9 a.m. OR cheer for our library van as we parade down College Street at 9:30 a.m.

10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Visit the Library's table at Waterfront Park, find out about "Summer Lunch at the Library" and the Fletcher Free Library's summer programming for kids. Be sure to enter our raffle!

More info: https://www.btvkidsday.com/

Date: 
Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 9:00am - 9:30am

Friends CD Sale

Date: 
Monday, March 11, 2019 - 10:00am - 5:30pm

Drag Queen Storytime

Meet our favorite local drag queens Nikki Champagne and Emoji Nightmare for stories that capture the imagination and give children glamorous, positive and unabashedly queer role models. Free. Recommended for ages 3 and up but all ages are welcome. For more information visit dragqueenstoryhour.org

 

Staff set-up: Please slide tables to side and move puppet theater & Legos to hallway.

Date: 
Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 11:00am - 11:30am

Harry Potter Planning Meeting

Staff setup: 2 tables with 8 chairs

Date: 
Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm

In Translation Film Screening

Wadjda is the story of a fun-loving 10-year old girl determined to turn her dreams into reality. A groundbreaking film that is hilarious, heartbreaking and inspiring all at once.

Date: 
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Readings from Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol

Join us in the Youth Area on Christmas Eve eve for a festive reading of selections from Charles Dickens's Christmas stories, including A Christmas Carol and The Cricket on the Hearth.  We'll have some warm mulled cider and play Victorian parlor games in between the readings.  Fun for all ages!

Date: 
Sunday, December 23, 2018 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Giant Drum Circle

Play the beat of your heart, feel the heartbeat of the world. Join our community drum circle -- everybody plays a drum!

 

Part of Highlight BTV

Date: 
Monday, December 31, 2018 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Young Tradition VT + the Instrument Petting Zoo

Mark Sustic and Young Tradition Vermont present three hours of family-friendly and educational musical experiences. This Vermont institution has been a part of New Year’s Eve in Burlington for years and we’re pleased to have them back.

 

1 – 2pm: Instrument Petting Zoo
2 – 3pm: Ava White, Merry Kimble, Annabelle Creech, Shannon Adams & Rachel Hebert
3 – 4pm: Romy & Ben Munkres
4pm: A drum circle is scheduled after the Young Tradition Vermont events.

 

Date: 
Monday, December 31, 2018 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

The Library will be CLOSED on Friday, August 16 for Bennington Battle Day.