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Make a Needle Felted Woodland Toadstools with Pop Up Art School
Start Picking up Kits and Watching May 17
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Learn a new craft or enhance your skills if you tried it before! You can learn on your own at home or with a group at the library. 
​On Your Own, Anytime 
Pick up a kit (with registration) at the library to make a delightful Felted Woodland Toadstools. Then, at your convenience, watch a recorded video from Pop up Art School to learn how to needle felt merino wool. The video will be available from May 17 through June 15.   

Materials:
You can pick up your kit starting May 17. Registration Required To Pick Up Kits. You will also need scissors to make your delightful Felted Woodland Toadstools.  ​​ 

Would you prefer to join a group to learn? We'll have a group Watch & Craft Party at the library to help each other out. You will need to register for a kit.  

​Optional Group Watch & Craft 
Saturday, May 21 @ 11:00 am 

For adults and teens 13+ (The needle is extremely sharp!) 
For more information contact Jodi (jirsa@plsinfo.org)


The Forensic: Air West, Regan and the Downfall of Howard Hughes
Tuesday, May 24 at 7:00 PM
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To join the meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81876431140?pwd=TVZ6YzM4UVdvR2xid1VuNmxwdEtnZz09 
Meeting ID: 818 7643 1140 
Passcode: 2022 
By Phone +1 669 900 6833


New Burmese American Poetry
Wednesday, May 25 at 5:00 PM
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An Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month virtual program featuring Maw Shein Win, Audrey T. Williams, and Chloe Chou. Join us to hear new poetry informed by Burmese cultural heritage and for the chance to win a book by one of the featured poets. 4 winners will be selected.

Zoom (no registration required)
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84274042920?pwd=TFRxcndlODJnTitlQk5VczcvWXJiQT09

Meeting ID: 842 7404 2920
Passcode: 373397


An Evening with Novelist Junaedi Setiyono
Wednesday, June 1 at 7:00 PM
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Join us to hear from Indonesian novelist Junaedi Setiyono about his latest novel Panji's Quest, translated by Oni Suryaman. The novel is a partial retelling of the oldest known collection of Indonesian stories known as Panji Tales.

No registration required:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85211061718?pwd=MXIxQnZ0TCs2Tk9yR3ZFL1l1czlqQT09

Meeting ID: 852 1106 1718
Passcode: 502022


Learn a New Language with Pronunciator
Monday, June 20 at 6:00 PM
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Learn how to access Pronunciator through the Burlingame Library. Pronunciator is a fun and free way to learn any of 163 languages with personalized courses, movies, and more. Virtual Event. No Registration Required.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81277291119?pwd=bkg0WFc0bDhJZmdjN3k2cytMY2xFZz09 

Meeting ID: 812 7729 1119
Passcode: 2022


Join us to watch a special documentary, and talk with filmmakers Dana TherActivist Johnson and Dr. Khalid White.

Menlo Park, Burlingame, and San Mateo Libraries are teaming up to present this short film exploring Identity, Intersectionality, Trans Visibility, Allyship, Social Justice, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. In TherActivist, Dana Johnson shares their life experiences, and their therapeutic activism approach in servicing and empowering people of color, LGBTQ+ communities, and marginalized populations.

Recommended for ages 16+

This program will take place on Zoom. Please click here to register:
https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_N0og-5IcRcKFWgUDxD_MSg



On-going Adult Events


Sit 'n Stitch

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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
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84956339939?pwd=d0M4ZzVXWFhaNjY5VGF2dStwY0k1UT09
Meeting ID: 849 5633 9939
Passcode: 792911

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: https://burlingame.libcal.com/event/8711640
Thursdays, 4:00-5:00 PM: https://burlingame.libcal.com/event/8714725


Booked on Crime
Mystery Book Group

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

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


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FB Teen Toastmasters

Youth ages 12-18 are invited to participate in a FREE 9-week Youth Leadership Program with the Millbrae Chapter of Toastmasters International in collaboration with the Burlingame Public Library.

Meetings will be held in the Lane Community Room of the Burlingame Main Library from 2-3:30pm on Saturdays June 18-August 20 (except July 2). In this program youth will:

For more information please contact Alan Zhong at zhong.toastmasters@gmail.com or Burlingame Teen Librarian Jenny Miner at miner@plsinfo.org


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We are kicking off Teen Tuesdays this year with Acrylic Pour Art in the Lane Community Room of the Main Library on Tuesday, June 14 from 4-5:30pm. Register here to join in the fun! All you have to bring is your creativity! Register at https://burlingame.libcal.com/event/9187448

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Join us on the Upper Level Terrace of the Main Library on Tuesday, June 21 from 4-5:30pm to make Bookmarks for your Summer Reading! Register here to join in the fun! All you have to bring is your creativity! Register at https://burlingame.libcal.com/event/9187472

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Join us in the Lane Community Room of the Main Library on Tuesday, June 28 from 4-5:30pm to learn to make Overnight Oats and No-Bake Granola Bars. Register here to join in the fun! All you have to bring is your creativity and your appetite! Register at https://burlingame.libcal.com/event/9187490
NOTE: Some recipes use nuts of various kinds. They will be optional, but in the room during the event. 

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Join us in the Lane Community Room of the Main Library on Tuesday, July 12 from 4-5:30pm to learn to make Green Goddess Salad and Avocado Toast. Register here to join in the fun! All you have to bring is your creativity and your appetite! Register at https://burlingame.libcal.com/event/9187494

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Join us in the Lane Community Room of the Main Library on Tuesday, July 19 from 4-5:30pm to paint terra cotta plants and pick a succulent to plant. Register here to join in the fun! All you have to bring is your creativity! Register at https://burlingame.libcal.com/event/9187505

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Join us in the Lane Community Room of the Main Library on Tuesday, July 26 from 4-5:30pm to learn to make Edible Cookie Dough and No-Bake Cookie Bars. Register here to join in the fun! All you have to bring is your creativity and your appetite! Register at https://burlingame.libcal.com/event/9187508

Make a Needle Felted Woodland Toadstools with Pop Up Art School
Start Picking up Kits and Watching May 17
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Learn a new craft or enhance your skills if you tried it before! You can learn on your own at home or with a group at the library. 
​On Your Own, Anytime 
Pick up a kit (with registration) at the library to make a delightful Felted Woodland Toadstools. Then, at your convenience, watch a recorded video from Pop up Art School to learn how to needle felt merino wool. The video will be available from May 17 through June 15.   

Materials:
You can pick up your kit starting May 17Registration Required To Pick Up Kits. You will also need scissors to make your delightful Felted Woodland Toadstools.  ​​ 

Would you prefer to join a group to learn? We'll have a group Watch & Craft Party at the library to help each other out. You will need to register for a kit.  

​Optional Group Watch & Craft 
Saturday, May 21 @ 11:00 am 

For adults and teens 13+ (The needle is extremely sharp!) 
For more information contact Jodi (jirsa@plsinfo.org)


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Teens can come by either the Main Library or Easton Branch to pick up a FREE BOOK and reading log to get started!  When you finish the reading log, bring it to either library and receive a $10 Barnes & Noble gift card + a gift card to In-n-Out Burger (for the first 100 finishers) for a free hamburger or cheeseburger. All finishers can  enter their names into the giveaway for a $1,000 college scholarship!

We are also having weekly gift card giveaways if you write a meaningful book review and drop it by the Main Library or Easton branch to enter to win! Gift card options include: Boba Guys, Caffe Central, Happy Lemon, Pizza My Heart, Preston's Candy, Salt & Straw, Starbucks, and Teaspoon. 


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(Grades 4 - 6)


Food & Fiction
A Perfect Pair for Tweens
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Food & Fiction Via Zoom
A Perfect Pair for Tweens
Read the Book, Join the discussion, and make a fun food item

Wednesday, June 15th from 4 - 5 PM in the Lane Room
Read the book-- Close to Famous by Joan Bauer
Make a fun food item-- Mug Cake

Wednesday, July 20th from 4 - 5 PM in the Lane Room
Read the book-- The Boy who Grew Dragons by Andy Shepherd
Make a fun food item-- S'more Pops

Wednesday, August 17th from 4 - 5 PM in the Lane Room
Read the book-- Stef Soto, Taco Queen by Jennifer Torres
Make a fun food item-- Taco Treat


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Join us for Outdoor Storytime on the lawn at Burlingame City Hall. 
Thursdays and Fridays at 10:30 am
No sign-up required

Weather permitting, we will post on our website by 9:15 am if Storytime is canceled for the day. 

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Pride Storytime
Saturday, June 4 at 10:30 AM
Lawn in front of City Hall
Join us for a special Pride Storytime! Featuring Natalie Delahunt, Equity Coach for the Redwood City School District, reading:
Pride Puppy by Robin Stevenson and Julie McLaughlin
Bling Blaine by Rob Sanders
Love is Love by Michael Genhart
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Join us for the Burlingame Main Library Summer Learning Kick-off Celebration for all ages
Saturday, June 11 from 1-3 pm
Front Porch of the Burlingame Main Library
Live music, popcorn, balloons, crafts and pick up your Summer Learning Challenge reading log.  Kids and teens get a free book

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Join us for the Easton Branch Summer Learning Kick-off Celebration for all ages
Monday, June 13 from 6-7 pm
on the Front Porch of the Easton Branch Library
Live music, popcorn, balloons, crafts and pick up your Summer Learning Challenge reading log.  Kids and teens get a free book!

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Family Fun Nights
Tuesdays at 6:30 PM on the Lawn in Front of City Hall
No Registration Required

Tuesday, June 21: Coventry and Kaluza
Tuesday, June 28: Perry Yan
Tuesday, July 5: Village Rhythms
Tuesday, July 12: Steve Chaney
Tuesday, July 19: Bri Crabtree
Tuesday, July 26: Puppet Art Theatre

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Second Tuesday of the month on Zoom at 10:30 am
Registration required. Sign up below
June 14th https://burlingame.libcal.com/event/8991066

It’s storytime with a fun spin — integrating language and movement with American Sign Language (ASL). Children have a blast exploring the marvelous language of the Deaf which nourishes a more inclusive community.
Join the laughter and learning with Miss Lauren where each session has a different theme which includes fun activities, songs ...and of course stories! For parents and caregivers with children ages 0 - 5 years.
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Come to a BPL Music Party! Fun for caregivers and children ages 0-6 years. This will be a live Zoom event and pre-registration is required to receive log in information. Third Tuesday of the month at 10:30 am.
June 21st  https://burlingame.libcal.com/event/9017036

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