BIG BOOK sAles --

EVERY APRIL & OCTOBER

Next 2018 sale: October 12 - 14!

Each spring and fall, the Burlingame Library Foundation hosts a BIG BOOK SALE in the Lane Room, raising more than half of its operating revenue directly from the sale of donated 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. Do you have books you'd like to donate?

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The Burlingame Library Foundation, Trustees and staff announce a new Speaker Series, Guess Who's Coming to the Library!featuring innovators, experts and original voices in the arts, current affairs, science and technology. These events will be hosted in the historic and beautifully renovated Reading Room, in the main library in downtown Burlingame. 

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Ira Glass, host and creator of public radio's This American Life was the Guess Who's Coming to the Library! Speaker Series inaugural guest on March 18, 2018. "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

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