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Burlington Public Library December Programs and Events

Burlington Public Library | Photo (c) Mike Uchalid

The “Friends of the Library” will be hosting a cookie sale on Saturday, December 8th at 10 AM. Purchase a beautifully wrapped assortment with 2 lbs of cookies for $15. All proceeds go towards supporting the Burlington Public Library.
If you would like to bake cookies for the sale, please visit the library to sign up.

Foodies – No-Bake Chocolate and Peppermint Cheesecakes 

Saturday, December 1 at 2 PM

Grades 5-12
No-bake mini chocolate cheesecakes with peppermint are deliciously super easy to make. Perfect for the holidays! Please bring 3 mugs or small glasses with you.


Movie Matinee – Crazy Rich Asians
Friday, December 7 at 1 PM
PG-13, 121 minutes
Rachel Chu is happy to accompany her longtime boyfriend, Nick, to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore. She’s surprised to learn that Nick’s family is extremely wealthy and he’s considered one of the country’s most eligible bachelors. Thrust into the spotlight, Rachel must now contend with jealous socialites, quirky relatives and something far, far worse – Nick’s disapproving mother.
Light refreshments served.

Great Burlington Baking Club
Wednesday, December 12 at 6 PM
Join us for our December gathering of The Great Burlington Baking Club.
Inspired by the hit show, The Great British Bake Off, the Burlington library now offers a program for all the home bakers out there. Try a new recipe, or go back to an old favorite, and bake something that fits with our monthly theme to share with the rest of the group.
December’s theme is cookies! Be sure to bring a spare container so that you can exchange with others and bring a variety home.

Adult Crafternoon – Tulle Wreaths
Saturday, December 15 at 2 PM
Reserve your spot to enjoy an afternoon of crafting. We will be making a tulle wreath. Use festive colors to make a new holiday decoration or match your home decor for something that can be enjoyed year-round. Materials will be provided.

Thank you to all who participated in our fall story time programs! Check back in January for our winter/spring line up!

Current Events for Teens
Monday, December 17 at 6:30 PM
Grades 7 and up
School, the holidays, politics, LIFE all create stress in everyone’s lives. Let’s talk about stress – all without the fear of being graded or judge. Civility will prevail. Refreshments served.

Morning Book Club
Tuesday, December 18 at 11 AM
Please join us for our monthly morning book club. This month, we will be discussing The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation desk.
Light refreshments served.

What Would Reese Read Book Club
Wednesday, December 19 at 6 PM
Join us for our evening book club where we discuss titles featured in Reese Witherspoon’s book club, Hello Sunshine.
This month, we will be discussing the book Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows by Balli Kaur Jaswal.
Copies of the book are available at the Circulation desk.
Light refreshments and mocktails served.

TAC 7th Annual Holiday Party
Saturday, December 29 at 2 PM
Grades 6 and Up
Current, past and new members welcome!
‘The best way to spread Christmas Cheer, is singing loud for all to hear.’ Join in another year of holiday food, silly gifts, and catching up with past TAC members as our special guests. Includes a super-brief meeting.

The Burlington Public Library will be closed on Monday, December 24th and Tuesday, December 25th. They will re-open on Wednesday, December 26 at 10 AM.
They will also close at 2 PM on Monday, December 31st and closed on Tuesday, January 1st. They will re-open on Wednesday, January 2nd at 10 AM.

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