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Posted on: August 28, 2019

Burlington Pumpkin Pitch & Harvest Festival

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Pumpkins fly and zucchinis zoom.... at the annual Burlington Pumpkin Pitch & Harvest Festival.

September 28, 2019 | 10 AM – 4 PM

Pack up the family and head to Skagit River Park in Burlington. See pumpkins hurl through the air launched by cont...

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

Accepted through October 7

Invitation for Event organizers

Organizers of activities taking place at a City of Burlington facility are invited to apply for the City's Co-sponsorship Grant.  In order to qualify for consideration, the activity must be an event or project that (1) is open to the general publ...

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

Burlington Community Swim Night

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Do you live inside the city limits of Burlington? Did you know that you have free access to the Skagit Valley Family YMCA pool every 3rd Saturday of the month from 6:30 to 8:30 PM?Just bring in your drivers license or Burlington utility bill to the counte...

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Posted on: August 24, 2019

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Skagit Reads Event: "The Hate U Give" - 3:00 pm on October 26

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Join us for a FREE showing of The Hate U Give, a movie based on the 2019 Skagit Reads selection by Angie Thomas. Saturday, October 26 - 3:00 pm at the Lincoln Theatre 712 S. 1st St. in Mount Vernon. Skagit Reads is a county-wide library program that bring...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Let's Talk About Race - October 22 at 6:30 p.m.

Clyde Ford , Humanities Washington, Let's Talk About Race

Racism thrives in silence. It’s when we stop talking to one another about our beliefs that prejudices go unchallenged, and the gap between us widens.

Yet race is one of the most difficult topics to discuss in American society. If we are to heal m...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Register to Vote in the November 5, 2019 General Election

Vote. Your voice matters

October 28 is the deadline to register or update existing registration online and by mail.

On Election Day--November 5--you may register and vote in-person until 8:00 PM at the Skagit County Courthouse in Mount Vernon.

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

STEAM Stories & Exploring

STEAM Stories and Exploring

A new program that blends the early literacy skills your child would practice during a traditional storytime with the hands-on exploration of a STEAM workshop. You're the assistant, your child is the scientist! Fridays: 10:15 AM-noon beginning Sep. 27.

Posted on: September 6, 2019

Friends of the Library Book Sale

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The Friends of the Burlington Library will hold their annual Fall Used Book Sale on Friday, October 25 (10 AM – 4:30 PM) and Saturday, October 26 (10 AM – 3 PM). The sale will be held at the Burlington Public Library. Most items priced at $2.00 or less.

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Posted on: January 15, 2019


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Use your personal computer or mobile device to print to the library's printers--from anywhere--then come to the library to release and pick up your documents.

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

TWELVE TO TRY: A year-long Reading Challenge

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1. Read a book in each of 12 categories. 2. Keep track of your reading. 3. Share your favorites with the library and your fellow readers.

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