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Posted on: October 4, 2022

Burleson Police Department wants your input

BPD Input needed

The survey is for the department's accreditation with CALEA, the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

City of Burleson approves FY 22-23 Strategic Plan

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The recently adopted FY 22-23 City of Burleson Strategic Plan, or Guide BTX, is a visionary document designed to guide the organization toward achieving community-wide goals and objectives in the next 12 - 18 months.

The plan reflects the new strategic foc...

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View the FY 22-23 Strategic Plan City Updates
Posted on: September 29, 2022

Fire Marshal Stacy Singleton Retires

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To a standing-room-only crowd, Fire Marshal Stacy Singleton said farewell to the city he served for four decades. Current and former elected officials and city staff that have worked with Fire Marshal Singleton shared their sincere appreciation, stories a...

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Lynch named Employee of the Second Quarter

Employee of the Quarter - Lynch

Tiffany Lynch, the City of Burleson's Employee of the Quarter, was nominated and selected for her exemplary performance in the Public Safety Communications Department.  

“Tiffany has shown great care in her approach to ...

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City Updates
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Alley Cats Entertainment breaks ground in Burleson

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Alley Cats Entertainment, along with city officials, broke ground on their 40,000-square-foot family entertainment venue at 1258 SW Alsbury Boulevard Thursday, September 22, 2022.

“We are thrilled for you to join our community,” said Bu...

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City Updates
Posted on: September 15, 2022

City Council approves annual budget

FY 22-23 budget quick hits

On Monday, Sept. 12, 2022, the City Council approved a budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year beginning Oct. 1, which lowers the city portion of the tax rate to $0.6572 per $100 of assessed valuation, $0.0287 lower than last year's property tax rate ...

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Learn more about the budget process City Updates
Posted on: August 24, 2022

Burleson receives credit rating upgrade

Receives Credit Rating Upgrade

Moody's Investors Service has upgraded the city of Burleson’s general obligation bond rating to Aa2 from Aa3. For our most recent bond issuance, the upgrade will provide approximately $75,088 in debt service savings over the life bonds....

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City Updates
Posted on: August 19, 2022

Burleson receives Leading the Way City Award 2022 for outstanding achievement and performance

Leading the Way City Award

ETC Institute performed a city-wide satisfaction survey earlier this year. The survey results placed Burleson in the top 10% satisfaction rates of all local municipalities across the United States. The high score was honored with a Leading the Way City Aw...

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City Updates
Posted on: March 7, 2022

City releases 2021 Annual Report

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The City of Burleson has released its 2021 Annual Report. The report includes top accomplishments of the organization from the past year and goals for the upcoming year. A key focus this past year has been to continue to focus on improving the city&rs...

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2021 Annual Report City Updates

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

Your library, everywhere

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Borrow ebooks and audiobooks from our digital library on the #LibbyApp and start reading today.

Download the Libby mobile app for your phone or tablet.

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

3D Pen

Imagine the Possibilities

A 3D pen is like a handheld 3D printer but there is no program necessary – just your imagination and a little practice.

Just like the 3D printer it pulls in the plastic filament, heats it up and extrudes it out like a hot glue gun. The plastic cools rapidl...

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

cloudLibrary

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cloudLibrary makes it easy to discover the content you want to read. Whether on the web, a tablet, or your mobile device you can browse digital shelves curated by our library or filter by genres that interest you.

  • Download bestselling eBooks and audiobooks...
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Posted on: September 25, 2022

Pizza Storytime at Moontower Pizza

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Thursday, October 6, 5:30 p.m.

Join us at Moontower Pizza for a fun Pizza Storytime! We will read some pizza books, sing some songs, and do a craft. We hope you can join us! 

Moontower Pizza is located at 137 S Wilson St, Burleson, TX 76028.

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Library
Posted on: September 28, 2022

Fall Storytime

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Toddler-Thursday, October 6, 9:30 a.m.

Preschool-Friday, October 7, 9:30 a.m.

Join us for a fun Fall Storytime! We will read some books, sing some songs, and make a craft together.

Toddler storytime is geared for 2-4 years olds and preschool storytime is gea...

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Library
Posted on: September 30, 2022

Binge Boxes

Binge Box Jan

Check out these collections of DVDs all gathered into one Binge Box for a spectacular movie night.

  • Tom Clancy's Friend-Jack Ryan: Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger, Sum of All Fears, Jack Ryan
  • Kids Movies the 90...
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Browse Binge Boxes Library
Posted on: October 1, 2022

The Senses and Science (Ages 5-11)

The Senses and Science

Tuesday, October 11, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Through our five senses we can discover the world! Learn how you can become a citizen scientist and help the world and your community. We will read a couple of books and discover the tools of the scientific method. This ...

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Library
Posted on: September 30, 2022

Playaways

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A Playaway is a small preloaded audiobook player that fits in your pocket.  

No changing discs, no downloading files, and no internet needed, it’s that easy!  

Just grab one AAA battery, plug in your headphones, and go. 

 ...

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Browse New Playaways Library
Posted on: September 2, 2022

Frugal Living Series

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September 26 4:00-5:00 p.m., October 5, 6:00-7:00 p.m., October 11 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Have rising prices caused you to rethink how you spend your money?  The Burleson Library is hosting a Frugal Living Series to help you!  You may attend one ...

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Library
Posted on: September 12, 2022

Brainfuse HelpNow

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Students of all can reach their learning goals with Brainfuse HelpNow. Connect with a live online tutor, take a practice test, get feedback on your writing, and so much more! All you need is your library card, computer or mobile device, and inter...

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Posted on: October 5, 2022

Owl and Bat Storytime

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Toddler-Thursday, October 13, 9:30 a.m.

Preschool-Friday, October 14, 9:30 a.m.

Join us for a fun Owl and Bat Storytime! We will read some books, sing some songs, and make a craft together.

Toddler storytime is geared for 2-4 years olds and preschool storyti...

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Library
Posted on: September 22, 2022

MetroShare Libraries App

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The MetroShare Libraries app allows you to explore your library on the go to find new books, movies, games, or your old favorites! Quickly search the entire catalog (including eContent), place holds, check due dates and renew eligible titles. 

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

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Join us for another Stuffed Animal Sleepover! Children can drop off one of their stuffed animals, so that they can spend the night at the library. Library staff will take pictures of all the fun the stuffed animals have together. Then, families can pick u...

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Library
Posted on: September 30, 2022

Skillshare

Drawing and Illustration

  • Creating a Dynamic Character: Drawing a Head in 3/4 View
  • Mastering Illustration: Sketching, Inking & Color Essentials
  • Slow Drawing, Slow Living: Get in the Flow with Ocean Doodles
  • Digital Illustration: Doodles to Designs

Skillshare is free to cardholders ...

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Interactive Resume Camp

Interactive Resume Camp

Interactive Resume Camp
October 20, 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Burleson Public Library
Please join Cleburne Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas for a "Interactive Resume Camp" & Resource Presentation. All ages welcome!
1. You will receive...
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Posted on: October 5, 2022

Young Builders Club

Young Builders Club (9)

Saturday, October 15, 2-3 p.m.

Thursday, October 20, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Join us for a fun hour of building! All ages are welcome. We hope you can join us!

Library
Posted on: October 3, 2022

Smartphone Classes with Goodwill

Social media Goodwill Smart Phone Class (Instagram Post (Square))

Not sure how to use your cellular device? From Android to iPhone, this course will get you up to speed on your personal smartphone! Learn how to set up your device, download apps,
and maneuver through the virtual world.
Attendees are encouraged to bring the...
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Posted on: September 19, 2022

Computer classes with Goodwill (Registration Required)

Attend free workshops on the following dates to get up to speed on job ready digital skills with Goodwill North Central Texas. 

  • Monday, Oct. 10 - Computer Basics 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Monday, Oct. 17 - Word 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Monday, Nov. 7 -...
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Library
Posted on: August 30, 2022

Sit & Stitch

Sit and Stitch

Sit & StitchThird Friday of each month, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.Begins September 16Calling all Cross-Stitchers!
Bring a work in progress or a new start. Interested in the craft, and want to learn? We can help you get started! Don’t know a thing, but curious? ...
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