Behind the Scenes

CEO Lita Barrie sits at a laptop in front of shelves of books

It’s hard to believe we are approaching the end of 2022 already. It was such a joy to revisit this year through BPL’s Your Library Wrapped...

Library book open on a towel beside a pool

Many of our Burlington Public Library members enjoy a good beach read…but sometimes taking a library book on vacation can become a bit too much beach for your read. Exposure to sand, moisture,...

a graphic, text reads your library wrapped 2022

As we wrap up another great year at Burlington Public Library (BPL), let’s take a deep dive into how you used your library in 2022! We celebrated our 150th year with special events, the return of...

exterior of Central Branch with Great Place to Work Certified badge on it.

Burlington Public Library (BPL) has been awarded a prestigious stamp of approval as an official Great Place to Work™ (GPTW). GPTW is the world’s...

Books on yellow background. Text: How do we choose our collection?

Have you ever wondered how the library selects its material? It’s a comprehensive process that considers many different factors. We purchase thousands of items each year from digital books to DVDs...

A quarterly update from Burlington Public Library CEO, Lita Barrie

Hello! And welcome to our BPL News & Reviews site. If this is your first time visiting,...

wide view of the makerspace showing 3d printer, laser cutter, vinyl printer and cutter.

If you’ve never ventured into the Makerspace on Central’s 3rd floor, the space and equipment inside may seem mysterious or even intimidating. But it’s easier to use than you may think! So, let’s...