Special Events

STEM Saturday
Children in Grades 2-6 can sign up for a 30-minute beginner Scratch coding workshop with 2C.STEM on 
Saturday, September 30th. Registration is required and parents must remain with any children under
10 years old.  Please register on the Events Calendar page of the Burlingame Website:

Saturday, September 30:
Session 1 from 2-2:30pm: https://burlingame.libcal.com/event/11305945
Session 2 from 2:30-3pm:https://burlingame.libcal.com/event/11305948

*Please only register your child for one session. We will delete any duplicate registrations.*

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Let Freedom Read! Banned Books Week Open House
Please join us for a Freedom to Read Banned Books Open House on Saturday, October 7 at 2pm.
We will highlight some of the banned and challenged books in the Burlingame Library collection, and teens will perform response poetry they have written to some of these books in workshops led by the Burlingame-Hillsbourgh Youth Poet Laureate, Lauren Lin. 
Saturday, October 7 at 2 pm in the Teen Room

Refreshments will be served. Event is for all ages. No registration required.  

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Main Library Pumpkin Painting
Paint a pumpkin, eat some popcorn and have some fun with us on the front porch of the Main Library 
Saturday, October 14 from 1 - 2:30 PM, while supplies last

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Easton Pumpkin Painting 
Paint a pumpkin, eat some popcorn and have some fun with us at the Easton Library. 
Tuesday, October 17 from  3- 4 PM, while supplies last. 

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Halloween Spooktacular with the Fratello Marionettes
Join us for a Spooktacular Marionette Show.  Special care is taken to make this production a kid-friendly experience. 
Friday, October 20 at 5 PM on the Lawn in Front of City Hall

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Spooky Scavenger Hunt 
October 1 - October 31, 2023
Don't be tricked! Find all of the spooky visitors , solve the phrase and get a treat! While supplies last. 
Burlingame Main Library Children's Room and Easton Library 
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Loteria: Traditional Mexican Bingo
Join us to play the game of loteria! Loteria is a traditional game enjoyed by many people in Mexico that is similar to Bingo. Instead of listening to the numbers you have on your card, you listen for the cantor (the caller) to call out the images on your tabla (game card). 
Thursday, November 2 from 4 - 5 PM

Registration is required. Please register each person that will be playing. 

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Burlingame Public Library Homework CenterTuesday, September 5th through Wednesday, December 6th, 2023We welcome Kindergarteners through 8th graders to be paired with a Teen Mentor (with a 3.5+ GPA) for free homework help with reading, writing, science, and math. The Homework Center runs each Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 4pm-5:30pm in the Tech Lab on the Lower Level of the Burlingame Main Library.

Homework Center will take a break on Monday, October 9th and the week of November 20-22  A parent or guardian will need to fill out a Parent Permission Form at their student's first session. You can find the Parent Permission Form here

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Join us in person or on Zoom for BPL Music Party!
This hybrid music program is for infants, babies, toddlers and big kids (ages 0-5 years.)
Sing, dance and have fun! Registration is required to have the Zoom link
otherwise join us in the Lane Room for the live stream Zoom with Teacher Vic. 
Monday, October 16:   https://burlingame.libcal.com/event/11244901

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Happy Baby Signs with Teacher Bill on October 11th
Every second Wednesday of the month at 10:30 am.
If bad weather, program will be inside library.
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Food & Fiction: A Perfect Pair for Tweens Autumn Edition
Read the book, join the discussion, and make a fun food treat!
For Tweens Grades 4-6
Registration required.

Wednesday, October 18, 4-5 pm, Lane Room
Make No Bake Pumpkin Oatmeal Energy Balls
Register-  https://burlingame.libcal.com/event/11059634
Wednesday, November 15, 4-5 pm, Lane Room
Make Vietnamese Spring Rolls
Register- https://burlingame.libcal.com/event/11059647

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Book Club Fun! for Children in Grades 2nd & 3rd
Read the book, we will talk about it, and do a fun activity!  4-5 pm in the Lane Room
Registration required!

Thursday, October 12 from 4-5 pm in the Tech Lab
Read Here's Hank: Bookmarks are People, Too! by Henry Winkler & make washi bookmarks
Thursday, November 9 from 4-5 pm in the Lane Room
Read The Friendship Garden by Jenny Meyerhoff & paint a pot