Due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak concern, the Burlington Public Library will be closed until further notice. We started doing virtual programs! All teen virtual programs require registration. Click on the online calendar for links to sign up.
Grades 6 through 12 unless otherwise stated.
Spring Hygge Kit: Monday, May 10 at Curbside
Hygge (a quality of coziness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being) is of ten associated with winter, but it doesn't need to me! Sign up for our kit filled with things and ideas to keep that cozy feeling in your life throughout spring and summer. This kit is open to teens and adults. Registration is required.
Among Us Game Night: Wednesday, May 12 at 7 PM
Join Nicole and play Among Us over zoom with other Burlington teens. It's best to have 2 devices, one to zoom and one to play. Grades 6-12. Registration required.
Henna Alchemy Workshop: Tuesday, May 18 & Wednesday, May 19 at 7 PM
Join Mandy Roberge of Wicked Good Henna for a two-night workshop. Learn about the history of henna and make your own paste. The next evening, you'll learn how to apply it to create beautiful designs.
Space is limited and registration is required. Open to adults and teens ages 11+. Must be able to attend both nights: Tuesday, May 18 and Wednesday, May 19. Registration begins May 10. Henna kits have enough materials for siblings or parents/teens to share. Please only sign up one per household.
This series This program is made possible through CARES Act funding to Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
Teen DIY Craft: Faux Terrariums: Monday, May 24 at Curbside
Sign up and receive the supplies needed to make your own faux terrarium in a DIY kit.
Social Justice Series: Where Do We Go From Here? Why We Need Reparations for Black Americans with Dr. Brandon Crowley : Tuesday, May 25 at 7 PM
Join Dr. Crowley as he speaks about the economic injustices that have persisted since slavery and how these injustices have led to a wealth gap between white and Black Americans. How can we as a nation go about righting these wrongs? What role would reparations play and how would eligibility be determined?
This program is part of the Library's Social Justice Series and co-sponsored by the libraries of Andover, Chelmsford, Lawrence, North Andover, Tewksbury and Westford.
Ukulele Instruction and Play Along with Julie Stepanek
Wednesday, May 26 at 7 PM
Craft, Create & Make - Music! Julie will teach participants the fundamentals of ukulele playing providing instruction on how to tune, strum and read chords. After a short lesson, she will present a play along of simple songs.
The library has a soprano and a tenor ukulele which you may borrow. Place a hold online or call 781-270-1691. Playing of other instruments and singing along are also encouraged. This program is made possible through CARES Act funding to Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.