BOOK & AUTHOR LUNCHEON
Saturday, September 8, 2018
OUR 12th ANNUAL Signature Event!
Each year a selection of three esteemed authors are invited as featured guests. The luncheon is a significant fundraiser that enables the Burlingame Library Foundation to fulfill its mission of supplemental financial support for the Burlingame Public Library branches. In April 2017 we presented the 11th Annual Book & Author Luncheon Signature Fundraising Event.
IRA GLASS: REINVENTING RADIO
our inaugural Speaker Series event!
Sunday, March 18, 2018
We look forward to welcoming Ira Glass, public radio's This American Life host. More details available soon!
"Mr. Glass is a journalist, but also a storyteller who filters his interviews and impressions through a distinctive literary imagination, an eccentric intelligence and a sympathetic heart."
--The New York Times
The Burlingame Library Foundation is proud to announce its new Speaker Series, Guess Who's Coming to the Library! featuring experts and original voices in the arts, current affairs, science and technology. These events include authors, artists in all creative realms, community, government and business leaders, as well as innovators in a variety of fields.
The Burlingame Public Library will host the evening's event in its historic and beautifully renovated Reading Room, in the main library branch building in downtown Burlingame.
BIG BOOK sAles
Each spring and fall, the Burlingame Library Foundation hosts a BIG BOOK SALE in the Lane Room. The Burlingame Library Foundation raises more than half of its operating revenue directly from the sale of donated books and media. These funds, along with the proceeds from other events and direct donations, allow the library to continue its full scope of community programs and contribute substantially to the collection budget, as well as, community access to technology. The first BIG BOOK SALE of 2018 is April 20 - 22. Do you have books you'd like to donate?