Welcome to the Youth Services Department
The Burlington Public Library is partnering with Cradles to Crayons and the Boston Bruins to provide new pajamas (sizes 4/5T – 18/20) for local children in need across the Commonwealth. There will be a donation box on the Children’s Room desk February 1- March 10. You can make a difference by bringing in a new pair of pajamas for a child in need. If you have any questions please contact the Youth Services Department @ 781-270-1692.
Ebooks, Games, and Learning Materials For Children
Events for Kids
Cards for Kids
The Youth Services Department at the Burlington Public Library is committed to providing library materials and programs for youth from birth through high school, their parents and caregivers, educators, students of children's literature and other interested individuals.
Our aim is to foster a lifelong love of libraries and reading!
Some of the programs we offer are: storytimes for various ages; school visits, scout visits, special youth events; and Summer Reading Programs for children and teens.
There are many resources to assist learners and educators at the Burlington Public Library. Our staff is delighted to help parents, teachers, scout leaders and others who work with children find materials to assist them.
Please stop by the Youth Services Department or call us at 781-270-1692
Materials to be used in Burlington classrooms may be borrowed with a teacher card for 6 weeks.
Librarians will give tours of the library tailored to specific age groups.
Visits to schools can include presentations and storytimes.
Library Materials for Children
(for children birth - grade 6)
All Children's materials are located on the first floor of the library including:
Fiction (stories) - including board books, picture books, easy readers and chapter books
DVDs and Videos
Audiobooks - including books on CD and Playaways
Kits - groups of children's books on various subjects
New England collection
Library Materials for Young Adults/Teens
(for students in grades 6 - 12)
On the first floor of the library, you will find:
Middle school and high school fiction (in both paperback and hardcover)
Special Interest Nonfiction
Videogames for Young Adults
Magazines for Young Adults
Graphic Novels -including Manga
On the second floor of the library, you will find:
Nonfiction books (shelved with the adult nonfiction)
Middle school students may find useful materials in both the upstairs adult/teen (YA) nonfiction and downstairs in the children's nonfiction collection.
Movies and music for Young Adults will be found with the Adult videos and music located on the first floor of the library.