Welcome to the Youth Services Department


 Girl Reading Storytimes
Events for Kids
Cards for Kids


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

Librarians will give tours of the library tailored to specific age groups

Call us to place books for project assignments asside for students, or to set aside materials for your class

Visits to schools can include presentations and storytimes

Ask about our online resources 
Ask about our eLibrary

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
  • Nonfiction (fact)
  • Graphic Novels
  • Magazines
  • DVDs 
  • Music CDs
  • Audiobooks - including books on CD and Playaways
  • CD ROMs
  • Parenting Books
  • Puzzles
  • Puppets
  • Kits - groups of children's books on various subjects
  • Newbury Award Books
  • Launchpads (tablets for children) 

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)
  • Videogames for teens
  • Magazines for tenns
  • Graphic Novels -including Manga
  • In-House board games for teens
  • Nonfiction books (shelved with the children's nonfiction)

Movies and music for Young Adults will be found with the Adult videos and music located on the first floor of the library.