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Burlington Public Library 13h
December 14, 1993, Philadelphia premiered in theatres. Starring Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington, it was the first mainstream movie to acknowledge the AIDS crisis. Learn more with these select resources from our collection:
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Great news for last-minute makers! The Makerspace at Central is open longer on select days during the holiday season. Extended open studio: Dec 18, 19 - 5.30 to 8.30pm Dec 20, 27 - 1.30 to 4.30pm Jan 3, 10 - 1.30 to 4.30pm Jan 2, 8, 9 - 5.30 to 8.30pm
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Burlington Public Library Dec 13
CBC Books - Funny Picks: CBC Books offers these top picks to tickle your funny bone - from their 2019 Holiday Gift Guide. Check them out here:
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Burlington Public Library Dec 13
Family Storytime: A special holiday-themed storytime and crafts for families with children 5 and younger. Alton | Sat Dec 14 | 10.30am-noon Check out all our Holiday Happenings:
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Burlington Public Library Dec 13
Gift idea for book lovers: You can pick up a BPL canvas tote bag for just $10 at any branch!
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Burlington Public Library Dec 13
Program cancellation: Please note that Help for Newcomers scheduled for Fri Dec 20 has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience. You can check upcoming programs for newcomers here:
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Burlington Public Library Dec 12
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Burlington Public Library Dec 12
Living Better with Osteoarthritis: It’s possible to improve your bone and joint health without medication. Local health experts from the Burlington Family Health Team will tell you how. Central | Mon Dec 16 | 11am-noon Register:
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Burlington Public Library Dec 12
Library Fun Fact: We are *always* happy to get overdue books back...even if you borrowed them nearly 50 years ago! Start 2020 with a clean slate - return your overdue books now so that others can enjoy them too. Thanks for bringing these back David. Better late than never!
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Burlington Public Library Dec 12
3D Design with Tinkercad: Learn the basics of creating 3D models using Tinkercad software. Central | Sun Dec 22 | 2-4pm Register:
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Burlington Public Library Dec 12
Help for Newcomers: Translation help, info about citizenship, and permanent resident status. Drop in or call 905.464.3222 to meet with a settlement worker. In partnership with Check dates/times:
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Burlington Public Library Dec 11
Hour of Code: Code is everywhere, especially behind your favourite apps and games! Learn the basics through a fun step-by-step process. Please bring your own headphones. Ages 10-12 Tansley Woods | Thu Jan 2 | 2-3pm Register:
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Burlington Public Library Dec 11
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Burlington Public Library Dec 11
Next up in our Doc*Side Film Series - Getting to the Nutcracker (2014). Central | Tue Dec 17 | 2-4pm Coming up: The Nutcracker Ballet (Jan 7), Pavarotti (Jan 21), The Girls in the Band (2013)
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Anne Svetik-Jones Dec 11
come enjoy a free coffee and timbits on us at while you learn about improving your bone & joint health! Local physiotherapists will introduce you to many free local resources & provide you with your very own free resources portfolio!
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Burlington Public Library Dec 11
Burlington Bookmarks Contest - now open! It’s a new decade, and we need your help designing new bookmarks. Open to all ages. Finalists will have their designs featured on our website for voting. Contest closes Jan 4, 2020. Entry form in branches or at
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Burlington Public Library Dec 10
Art Hour for Teens: Drop by and take a break at our winter card making Art Hour session. Explore, let your creativity flow and take home something unique to share this holiday. Alton | Mon Dec 16 | 11.15am-12.15pm Details:
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Burlington Public Library Dec 10
Please note: Tomorrow (Wed Dec 11) Alton Branch will be temporarily evacuated from 1 to 1.30pm due to an emergency preparedness drill and training exercise. All customers and staff present will be evacuated to a safe zone. We appreciate your cooperation.
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Burlington Public Library Dec 10
Today at 4.30pm! Reignite your love for Frozen while singing your way through the original story with one of the characters, followed by Frozen-inspired activities. Alton | Tue Dec 10 | 4.30-5.30pm Details:
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Burlington Public Library Dec 10
Spotted at Aldershot.... 🎵 Spider-elf, spider-elf, does whatever a spider-elf does... 🎵
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