The Burleson Public Library is a Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) accredited public library and is a public service-based department of the City of Burleson, Texas, designed to provide library materials, programs, and services to enhance the educational, informational, recreational, and civic life of the residents of the larger community.
|5/20/2013||Monday Night Book Discussion Group|
Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver
The extraordinary New York Times bestselling author of The Lacuna (winner of the Orange Prize), The Poisonwood Bible (nominated for the Pulitzer Prize), and Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, Barbara Kingsolver returns with a truly stunning and unforgettable work. Flight Behavior is a brilliant and suspenseful novel set in present day Appalachia; a breathtaking parable of catastrophe and denial that explores how the complexities we inevitably encounter in life lead us to believe in our particular chosen truths. Kingsolver's riveting story concerns a young wife and mother on a failing farm in rural Tennessee who experiences something she cannot explain, and how her discovery energizes various competing factions—religious leaders, climate scientists, environmentalists, politicians—trapping her in the center of the conflict and ultimately opening up her world. Flight Behavior is arguably Kingsolver's must thrilling and accessible novel to date, and like so
|5/21/2013||Teen Anime/Manga Club|
Rental Magica (Episodes 1 & 2)
Destroying supernatural monsters... Dispelling dark magic... It's all in a day's work for the mages of Astral! However, after the mysterious disappearance of the company president, they're left in a lurch. His son, Itsuki Iba, begrudgingly fills in, but Itsuki's unfamiliarity with magic could spell bad news for Astral - especially with their rival Goetia vying for the very same contracts. As the jobs grow ever more dangerous, they soon find that staying in business is the least of their worries.
Ages 12-18 only.
Every Tuesday at 5 p.m. and 6:15 p.m.
|Life Skills Class|
Build Skills For Life
ACH Child and Family Services currently offers FREE Life-skills classes for youth up to age 17 Tuesday evenings at 5 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. at the Burleson Library. Class topics include coping with anger and fear, decision making, communication skills and social skills.
Other Skill-building classes are available including those dealing specifically with anger management, the importance of staying in school and safe dating. All are funded by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.
Participants must register for classes by contacting 817-335-4673 Ext 1100. Call today to find out when the next class is starting!
|5/28/2013||Teen Gaming Society|
It's adventure time at the library as we host a monthly Pathfinder adventure for our teens. Spectators are welcome but seating is limited. For sign-ups, please contact the Teen Librarian at 817-426-9205 or email@example.com.
Ages 12-18 only