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Library Events Calendar

Teen Movie: Barbie

Barbie and Ken leave Barbie Land and discover the real world.

Teen Kindness Rocks

Teens ages 13 - 18 decorate rocks.

Stressbusters!

Teens ages 13 - 18 are invited to leave the stress at home as they relax in the Teen Loft.

The Art of Creating Community Thru Hip-Hop

Will Kasso Condry presentation about Creating Community through Hip-Hop

Natural Resources Committee Wildlife table

The Library is hosting the Natural Resources Committee in sharing information about spring wildlife and babies in your yard and what to do with them.

Juneteenth in South Burlington

Poetry and music at Vet Memorial Park celebrating Juneteenth

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.

Build a Kinetic Sculpture for the Bike Path!

Middle and High School students are invited to build a kinetic sculpture with artist and educator Katie O'Brien!

Teen Stomp Rockets

Teens ages 13 - 18 will design and launch stomp rockets!

Poetry Games Workshop

Join poet Holly Painter for an evening of poetry games invented and inspired by the L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Poets. This hands-on workshop will make you think about poetry from new angles.

Stories from the Vermont Queer Archives

See the objects that mark milestones in Vermont's queer history and hear the stories that go with them.

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.

Teen Book Discussion: Messy Roots

Teens ages 13 - 18 are invited to join us for a discussion of the graphic memoir Messy Roots by Laura Gao.

Teen Cozy Cafe

On Thursdays from 3:30 - 6:30, we're transforming the YA area into the Cozy Cafe for teens ages 13 - 18.

Cooking for the Chinese New Year

Make traditional Chinese treats to celebrate the Chinese New Year.

Teen Board Games

Compete with your friend in tabletop games!

Teen Arts and Crafts: Perler Beads

Make your own fused bead creation!

Come Write In! NaNoWriMo

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a month-long event in November in which people all over the world commit to writing a 50,000-word novel in 30 days. Join other writers at SBPL for energy, encouragement, and inspiration through the month.

Women in the Military and a Vets Town Hall

Save the Date! Panelists will talk about their experiences as women in the military followed by a Vets Town Hall.

NaNoWriMo 2023: Thank Goodness It's Over!

For National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), people all over the world commit to writing a 50,000-word novel in 30 days. In November, 2023: you joined the challenge and got creative! Celebrate with your peers.

November Teen Gaming

Play Switch and board games with your friends.

Teen Bad Art

Do your worst impression of an artist with mixed media fun!

Intro to Chinese Characters

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

Dungeons and Dragons

New and experienced players are invited to join in a monthly game of one-shot adventures.

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!

NaNoWriMo 2023 Warmup

For National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), people all over the world commit to writing a 50,000-word novel in 30 days. Learn how and get inspired! Long-time NaNoWriMo participant Anne LaLonde will provide advice, encouragement, and noveling handouts.

Come Write In! NaNoWriMo

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a month-long event in November in which people all over the world commit to writing a 50,000-word novel in 30 days. Join other writers at SBPL for energy, encouragement, and inspiration through the month.

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.

Library Council of Teens - September

Join the Library Council of Teens to plan events and programs centered around making SBPL a teen friendly space in our community.

Library Council of Teens - October

Join the Library Council of Teens to plan events and programs centered around making SBPL a teen friendly space in our community.

Craftsbury Chamber Players

Join members of the Kompass Quartet to explore what makes the classical string quartet such a magical and enduring ensemble. The program includes music of multiple eras and styles from the quartet's beginnings to current trends. This interactive performance includes music of Beethoven, Haydn, Coleridge-Taylor, and more. Light refreshments to follow.

Dog Treats

Teens are invited to make tasty treats for our doggy friends at the Humane Society.

Cat Scratch Pads

Teens get the chance to make cat scratch pads for the Humane Society of Chittenden County.

Kindness Rocks

Paint rocks in the Teen Space

Deck the Hospital Halls

Make decorations for the Children's Hospital.

Teen Gaming

Enjoy video and board games in the Teen Space.

Canceled: Community Care Kits

Teens will help neighbors in need with donated items.

Teen Stressbusters!

Teens can de-stress with relaxing crafts and music.

Escape Room: The Psychic's Mystery

Find the clues and solve the puzzles as you work out the Psychic's Mystery!

Litter Pick-Up

Pick up litter and make our community a little brighter.

Library Council of Teens

Meet with other teens to plan events and make the library a teen-friendly space.

POSTPONED: Library Council of Teens Meeting

Meet with other teens to plan events and make the library a teen-friendly space.

Library Council of Teens

Meet with other teens to plan events and make the library a teen-friendly space.

Library Council of Teens August

Meet with other teens to plan events and make the library a teen-friendly space.

Teen Advisory Board

Join the Teen Advisory Board and make SBPL a teen friendly space in our community.

Middle School Pizza and a Movie: The Princess Bride

Pizza and Movies for Middle school students grade 5-8