Adult Programs


A Cultural and Historical Reflection of the 1960s through the Music of The Beatles 
with Fran Hart

Thursday,  April 18  at 7pm
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The Beatles changed everything and it started on the Ed Sullivan show in February 1964. Join us as we explore the cultural impact of The Beatles through video clips, live music and fabulous sing-alongs.

Fran Hart served as Burlington’s Chief of Police from 2002 until his retirement in 2010, and is the founding member of the Beatles Tribute Band 4EverFab.

 This program is supported in part by a grant from the Burlington Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.  It is also made possible by the generosity of the Friends of the Burlington Public Library.

 Ghost: My Thirty Years as an FBI Undercover Agent 
with Michael McGowan

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 7pm
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From infiltrating three separate Mafia Families, to pursuing infamous drug lord “El Chapo” Guzman, to investigating the Boston Marathon bombings, Michael McGowan has been on the front lines of some of the most notorious cases in the headlines. As an undercover FBI agent, McGowan has been recognized at the highest levels of the FBI and the Department of Justice. In this talk, McGowan shares his unique firsthand perspective of how these and other cases went down.

The film rights for McGowan’s book Ghost: My Thirty Years as an FBI Undercover Agent were optioned by Sylvester Stallone's production company, Balboa Productions, for a feature film.

An educational and entertaining program for adults, sponsored by the Friends of the  Burlington Public Library.  Admission is free and light refreshments are served. 

Upcoming Programs

Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 7pm    Be Happy! The Science of Happiness and How to be Happier with Lizzie Linn Casanave


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