The Burbank Public Library plays an active role in the community by presenting a variety of cultural and educational events throughout the year. Thanks to the generous funding of the Friends of the Burbank Public Library, the library is able to offer high-caliber entertainment for people of all ages.

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Upcoming Events

Sat, September 20, 2014

About timeLe Petit Cinema - Little Films with Big Hearts

ABOUT TIME (124 minutes / R)

Sat, September 20, 2014



Join us for an evening of Shakespeare! Outdoors at the Buena Vista Branch Library.

Bring a blanket or chair. In the event of inclement weather, the program will move indoors.

4:00 PM -- Pre-Show entertainment featuring E M Cirque

4:45 PM -- An Introduction to The Big Read

5:00 PM -- Performance of Midsummer Night's Dream

Call 818-238-5620 for information.

Tue, September 23, 2014


Bear reading Toddler Time is for children 1-3 years. The Fall Session runs from September 9 - November 4 with storytimes at 10:00 AM OR 11:00 AM, on Tuesdays.

Online Sign ups begin at 9 AM on September 2. 

Tue, September 23, 2014

...And why is there a mountain named after him?Benito Wilson


Author Nat B. Read will discuss his book, Don Benito Wilson: From Mountain Man to Mayor, Los Angeles 1841-1878.

Benjamin Davis Wilson known as Don Benito shaped Los Angeles and California history in remarkable ways. Few realize that he:

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