panorama of the DiscoverySpace showing four activity tables, self-directed activity bins, large tv screen, and LEGO wall

The DiscoverySpace at Burlington Public Library is a hands-on zone dedicated to learning, creating, and building, together as a family! It’s located on the second floor at Central Branch, near the children’s area.

Drop-in STEAM Activities

Drop in during open hours and explore STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) concepts through a variety of fun, self-directed activities. This is a self-guided space, so just grab an activity bin from our collection and get started! Please keep all supplies in the DiscoverySpace and tidy up when you're finished.

DiscoverySpace Drop-in Hours

Unless noted, the DiscoverySpace at Central Branch is open:

  • Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday: 1pm-8pm
  • Thursday: 1pm-6pm
  • Friday: 1pm-4pm
  • Saturday & Sunday: 10am-4pm

DiscoverySpace Programs

The DiscoverySpace is also home to some of BPL's FREE registered and drop-in programs for kids. See what's coming up on the calendar below. During scheduled programs, the DiscoverySpace is reserved for program participants.