Burlington Public Library (WA)
Burlington Public Library, WA, is Burlington's hub for ideas and information. Also, we rock. Visit us at library.burlingtonwa.gov, or call us at 360-755-0760.
- Burlington, WA
Our book club is reading this for November: the Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. It sounds fascinating!
We would love your help with our popular Talk Time program! Come to our Information Session on October 8th to learn more.
BODY of KNOWLEDGE © Dana Albany (Book Sculptor) @ BURNING MAN 2000, Black Rock Desert, NEVADA, USA. "A large-scale sculpture of the human body, entirely composed of out-date textbooks and discarded library books" ... photo credit: "Scott Beale / Laughing Squid" via flickr. Beale's website: laughingsquid.com/
"After their wealthy father awakens from a stroke to find them less extraordinary than he remembered, three former tennis champion daughters resolve to prove themselves by fixing up a carriage house their grandfather built." burlington.skagit...
"Once in a great while a leader makes a truly game-changing decision that shifts not only the strategy of a single company but how everyone does business. These big decisions are often counter-intuitive, and involve drama, doubt, and high tension."
"International bestselling author Will Bowen teaches listeners how to align their thoughts, words, and actions so that they create the habits, character, and destiny of happiness. Through practical advice, step-by-step instructions, and inspiring stories, Will helps listeners remove their mental and lifestyle blocks so that happiness flows freely."
The fabulous grand prizes for the teen Summer Reading Game 2013! A Sony Bloggie camera and a Nexus tablet.
Teen intern Abby and Library Director Maggie drawing the winners for the Teen's Summer Reading Game grand prizes.
Charles the Clown entertaining the crowds during our Summer Reading Program
"After four years in Iraq, Conrad Farrell returns to Katonah, New York, and he's beginning to learn that something has changed in his landscape." burlington.skagit...
Want to think like Sherlock Holmes? Maria Konnikova can tell you how: burlington.skagit...
In "the true secret of writing", Natalie Goldberg teaches writers how to connect their life with their language.
In "Lean In", Sheryl Sandberg -- Facebook COO and one of "Fortune" magazine's most powerful women in business -- looks at what women can do to help themselves, and make the small changes in their life that can effect change on a more universal scale: burlington.skagit...
"When 26 Army nurses and medics-- part of the 807th Medical Air Evacuation Transport Squadron-- boarded a cargo plane for transport in November 1943, they never anticipated the crash landing in Nazi-occupied Albania that would lead to their months-long struggle for survival." --Amazon.com.