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The Burke Centre Library will be hosting a steam fair on August 12th from 10:30 pm to 12:00 pm! The STEAM fair is a fun opportunity for students in 3rd to 12th grade to display their science, technology, engineering, art math, or music related presentations. Please visit the Burke Centre Library to pick up entry forms, due by August 1st.

Lego Contest

If you are a student in 3rd to 12th grade, consider participating in the Burke Centre Library’s Lego Contest on August 12th from 1:30 to 3:30 pm! There will be two themes available to compete in, STEAM based (science, technology, engineering, the arts, or math) or Reading (scene from your favorite story or genre). Visit the Burke Centre Library for entry forms and rules/regulations!

Book Club

Join us for our new monthly book club! Teens ages 12-18 will discuss Wonder by R.J. Palacio on Saturday, July 22th from 1-2 pm. Sign up here! Check out our calendar for more dates! Click here to view the flyer.

Art and Crafts Program

The TAB will be holding an Arts and Crafts program. Shannyn Synder will be presenting this program! Next event is on Saturday, July 8th from 2:00-3:30 pm. We’ll be making Pinhole Dioramas and Mini Zen Gardens. Ages 13-18 welcome! Sign up here! More dates are on the calendar. Check out her website here: www.shannynsynder.com, and the flyer here.

2017 Essay Competition

Thank you to all who came to our 2017 Winter Writing Contest awards ceremony! It was a huge success! This year, we received 39 submissions, and we had to choose winners from a very competitive pool. Good job to all the participants and congratulations to 1st place Maryann Xue, 2nd place Brielle Perry, and 3rd place Amal Gohar!


If you were not able to make it to the awards ceremony, you can pick up your certificates and awards at the information desk at the front of the Burke Centre Library. Submissions will be posted on the website later today. Check out our past Winter Writing Contests from 2015 and 2016 as well!


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