6/17/24 EVENT POSTPONED: The Art of Creating Community Thru Hip-Hop

Library Events Calendar

Hair Equity Project: UVM Health Network

The Hair Equity project, sponsored by UVM Health Network, aims to understand the impact of oppression and inequities felt by Black Americans through hair discrimination.

Summer Reading Program Kick-Off Event!

Author Event ~How to Make a Mountain: In Just 9 Simple Steps and Only 100 Million Years! by Amy Huntington

Bike Rodeo

Poetry Reading: Dan Close and Holly Painter

South Burlington poets Dan Close and Holly Painter will read from their poems and invite local poets to read.

Illuminate Vermont Artisan Street Festival

Come enjoy poetry and a musical performance as part of Illuminate Vermont Artisan Street Festival

Illuminate Vermont Artisan Street Festival

Come enjoy two musical performances as part of Illuminate Vermont Artisan Street Festival

Author Event: Malinda Lo

National Book Award Winner Malinda Lo author of Last Night at the Telegraph Club will discuss writing about queer life in the 1950s and how young adult fiction can speak to readers of any age. Moderated by National Book Award Finalist M. T. Anderson, the author of Feed.

Baby Dedication Books and Brunch

Welcome to all new South Burlington babies

My Vermont Eyes: Opening Reception

A series of 7 community-building events from February 16th through April 6th, 2024, led by African American Spoken Word and Poetry Theater artist and Saint Michael’s professor Dr. Jolivette Anderson-Douoning including readings, art making, discussions, poetry and Poetry Theater.

My Vermont Eyes: Poem - My Vermont Experiences

My Vermont Eyes: Poem - My Vermont Experiences Workshop

My Vermont Eyes: Birds, Butterflies, and the Human Spirit Can Fly

My Vermont Eyes: Birds, Butterflies, and the Human Spirit Can Fly; Finding Home and Community with My Vermont Eyes

My Vermont Eyes at Illuminate Vermont!

My Vermont Eyes at Illuminate Vermont!

Cooking for the Chinese New Year

Make traditional Chinese treats to celebrate the Chinese New Year.

January 2024: Friends of the Library Free Concert Series

Saturday January 27, 2024 Vermont Symphony Orchestra Duo with John Dunlop on Cello and Melissa Mielens on Flute will present our season opener, Reflections of Nature, an enchanting selection of contemporary and classic pieces.

February 2024: Friends of the Library Free Concert Series

Saturday February 24, 2024 Va-et-vient, Vermont's Addison County Trio bringing you traditional music of French culture from Quebec, Cajun, and Creole cultures

November 2024: Friends of the Library Free Concert Series

Saturday November 2, 2024 The Evans/Asbell Jazz Duo will perform jazz from the 1940s and 1950s, reflecting the 1950's San Francisco setting of the 2024 Vermont Reads book, Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo

April 2024: Friends of the Library Free Concert Series

Saturday April 20, 2024 concert with Caribbean Rain, Vermont’s multi-generational Jamaican family band, formed in 2017 by Jamaican Reggae artist Judi Emanuel and her family who will perform Jamaican folk tunes and covers of popular songs with a Jamaican flare

Who Moves Under the Moon?

Master naturalists present wildlife photos for all ages!

Intro to Chinese Characters

Learn about Chinese characters, their history, and how to make basic strokes and simple characters.

YA Escape Room

Teens ages 13 - 18 work together to find clues hidden around the Teen Space and solve the puzzles to Escape the Room!

South Burlington History in Photographs and Stories: 1940s to Now

Local history expert, and author of the book Lost Burlington, Bob Blanchard, will present a slide show of historic photographs from the 1940s to the present day and regale you with accompanying stories.

Author Event: Gesine Bullock-Prado

Gesine Bullock-Prado of Sugar Glider Kitchen will talk about her new cookbook, My Vermont Table. Kiss the Cook will have copies available for purchase and signing at the event.

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. WE ARE AT CAPACITY Author event with Tracey West!

New York Times Bestselling Author Tracey West comes to Vermont!

Author event with Joe Roman!

Eat, Poop, Die; How Animals Make Our World- NAMED A TOP-TEN BEST BOOK OF 2023 BY SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN

Vermont Reads 2023 Open House

Join us at the Burlington LGBTQ+ Pride Parade

Walk with the Library Trustees and staff to celebrate 40 years of VT LGBTQ+ pride.

Abolition & Revolution film screening

Film maker April Fisher shows her documentary film featuring voices of revolutionary icons and the movement for liberation

Puzzle Swap

Give a puzzle, get a puzzle. No puzzle to swap? Your first one's on us!

All Together Now for Summer Reading 2023 Kickoff

Join us on Saturday, June 17th to kick off your summer reading adventures!