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The Art of Calling In: Dismantling Racism Not Relationships
Monday, November 15 at 6:00 PM 
Registration Required

Antibias Storytime
Saturday, November 20 at 10:30 AM In front of City Hall (weather permitting).
Registration link forthcoming

Teen Poetry Slam and Art Display
Saturday, November 20 from 4:30-5:30 PM
Burlingame Public Library (front porch) 
Register here: 

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NEWSLETTER-Fall Book Sale-OCT-2021

The Burlingame Library Foundation is excited to invite you to an upcoming Children's and Teen's book sale in the library's Lane Room on:

October 22nd, 4:00pm - 6:00pm, Free Admission
October 23rd, 10:00am - 4:00pm, Free Admission
October 24th, 12:00pm - 4:00pm, Free Admission, Book Bargains by the Bag! $5/Bag.

Teacher 50% Discount
Numbers of shoppers may be limited.
Masks required at All Times.

All Proceeds from our book sales support library programs.

The San Quentin Archive Project and Ear Hustle:
A Conversation with Nigel Poor

Tuesday, November 2 at 6:00 PM
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Join us for an evening with Visual Artist and Educator Nigel Poor to discuss The San Quentin Archive Project and Pulitzer- and Peabody-nominated podcast Ear Hustle, plus new book This is Ear Hustle!

Join us via Zoom online:
Webinar ID: 862 8350 9929 
Passcode: 226112

Or call in: (669) 900-6833

Intro to Cryptocurrency
Tuesday, November 9 at 7:00 PM
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A presentation about the basics of cryptocurrency. What it is and how it works.
Presented by Ehb Teng of Digido Labs. This is a virtual event. No registration required.

Join us via Zoom: 
Webinar ID: 818 4537 3433
Passcode: 0101    

Or Call in: (669) 900-6833

On-going Adult Events

English Learners Conversation Group

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This summer join us on Wednesdays and Thursdays to practice your conversational English. 

Registration required:
Wednesdays, 7:00-8:00 PM
Thursdays, 4:00-5:00 PM:

Sit 'n Stitch

Does life have you tangled up in knots? "Unwind " virtually at the Burlingame Public Library.  Work online on your crochet, knitting , needlework projects along with other like-minded stitchers.
Tuesdays, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join on Zoom:
Meeting ID: 886 0901 9474
Password: 293324

Booked on Crime
Mystery Book Group

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Third Thursdays of the month, 6:00-7:00PM

Next Meetings:

Thursday September 16 at 6:00pm: The Man on the Balcony by Maj Sjowall \

October 21: Winter Counts by David Heska Wanbli Weiden

November 18: Aunt Poldi and the Sicilian Lions by Mario Giordano

Paperback copies will be available at the Information Desk at Burlingame Main.

Join on Zoom:
Meeting ID: 897 1126 8934
Passcode: 393295


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Sugar Skull Painting Party
Friday, October 22 4 PM - 5 PM 
Upper Level Terrace of Main Library
Teens are invited to join us for a Dia De Los Muertos sugar skull painting and paper marigold making party.
Registration is required here.

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Virtual Practice SAT
Saturday, October 23 9 AM - 12 PM 
Prepare for your next SAT exam by signing up to take a virtual practice test with StudyPoint on Zoom. You'll get personalized feedback on your results after with no commitments and it's 100% free! (The Zoom link will be sent to you the day before the practice test from StudyPoint).
Registration is required here.
NEWSLETTER-Booktober for Teens Scavenger Hunt-OCT-2021 (1)
Booktober Top Ten for Teens Scavenger Hunt
Come to the Teen. Room of the Burlingame Public Library during the month of October to pick up a Scavenger Hunt sheet. Complete FIVE things on the list and bring it to the Children’s Desk for ONE free book!  Complete ALL TEN to receive TWO free books!

NEWSLETTER-First Looks Book Club-ONGOING-2021 (2)
First Looks Book Club is a chance to read and review ARCs (Advanced Reader Copies) of books that haven't been released to the general public yet and influence whether or not they will be purchased by the library and local bookstores! We are still meeting on Zoom at this time! Send an email to Teen Librarian Jenny at to register! 

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(Grades 4 - 6)

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Dia De Los Muertos Face Painting for Tweens (Grades 4th-6th)
A step-by-step class to learn how to apply the paint, blending, brush strokes, and learn a Dia De Los Muertos design for your own face!
Thursday, October 28 at 4 pm via Zoom
Sign up here:

Food & Fiction
A Perfect Pair for Tweens

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Read the book, join in the discussion, and make a fun food item.
Registration required to receive Zoom information and receive supplies to make food  item:

Read Wait Till Helen Comes by Mary Downing Hahn
Meet Thursday, October 21 at 4 pm for book discussion and make a pumpkin patch dirt cup- Register here
Read Pie by Sarah Weeks
Meet Thursday, November 18 at 4 pm for book discussion and make a no-bake mini pumpkin pie- Register here
Meet Thursday, December 16 at 4 pm for book discussion and make energy bites- Register here


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Celebrate Booktober all month long! 

Spooky Bingo
During the month of October, play Spooky Bingo to win book prizes. Open to kids through Grade 6. 
Download Bingo Sheets Here

Trick or Treat for a Booook
Stop by the Main Library on Friday, October 29 or Saturday, October 30 or the Easton Library on Saturday, October 30 for some trick or treat fun. Costumes are optional! 

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Halloween Storytime on the Lawn in Front of City Hall
Wednesday, October 27 at 10:30 am
Registration is required to reserve a spot for your bubble/family group.
Sign up here:
Be sure to bring a blanket to sit on and wear your costume!

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BPL Music Party!
Third Thursday of the month. 
Live on Zoom for children ages 0-6 years. So much fun!

Register for October 21st here:
Register for November 18th here:
Register for December 16th here:
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The Burlingame Library Virtual Homework Center runs every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 4-6pm beginning Monday, September 13 through Wednesday, November 17, 2021 (Except Monday, October 11).  

We welcome Kindergarteners through 8th graders to be paired with a Teen Mentor (with a 3.5+ GPA) for help with reading, writing, science, math, and languages including Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, French, Turkish, and Tamil. 
Registration is required on the Events Calendar of the Burlingame Library website: 

Please email Teen Librarian Jenny with any questions: 

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Join us on the first Friday of the month for Happy Baby Signs Storytime.
Register for Friday, November 5:
Register for Friday, December 3:

New Schedule Starting Thursday, September 9:
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Miss Jenny: Wednesdays at 7 PM via Facebook & Instagram Live 

Miss Kelly's Storytime's posted Thursdays at 10:30 AM
Watch the video on the Storytime Corner

Miss Jennifer: Fridays at 10:30 AM Live via Zoom Registration Required
Register for Friday, Oct. 8th here:

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