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About the Burlington Public Library

The Burlington Public Library is located in Burlington, Wisconsin serving a community of 10,000 and an additional 9,000 patrons from the surrounding area.

The Library is a member of the Lakeshores Library System, serving Racine and Walworth counties.

The library shares an automation system with the Lakeshores Library System, Mid-Wisconsin Library System and the Burlington Area School District, allowing patrons to search for materials at all locations.

The library owns 62,257 volumes and subscribes to 174 periodicals.  It has an audio collection of 1900 books on audiotape and CDs, 900 music CDs, as well as a collection of over 3200 videos and DVDs.  The library also hosts a large collection of about 2500 large print books.  Annual circulation for the library is about 200,000.

Twelve Internet stations are available for public use, as well as word processing computers and general computer databases.  The State of Wisconsin provides Badgerlink, which offers full text periodical access.

In 1908 the Burlington Library Association formed the first Burlington library, which became the city library in 1913.

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Burlington Public Library

166 E. Jefferson Street

Burlington, Wisconsin 53105


Library Director:  Gayle Falk


Monday - Thursday  

9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Friday & Saturday

9:00 am – 5:30 pm




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