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

Thu, August 21, 2014

From Tolstoy to Tolkien, from literary classics to pulp fiction, Hollywood has always looked to the bestseller list for inspiration and box office gold. Join Randy Carter for an irreverent survey of movies based on works of popular literature.

Tragic romance, adventure, World Wars, potboilers. westerns and literary classics are all fair game in an evening that is part "six degrees of separation" and part "trivia quiz." Find out what summer reads got optioned before their first hardcover edition hit the book stands and what surefire titles never got produced.

Wed, August 27, 2014

Coffee & Conversation with author STEPHEN MAITLAND-LEWIS, moderated by award winning talk show host PAM ATHERTON


Botticelli's bastardMr. Maitland-Lewis will discuss and sign his latest book, Botticelli's Bastard.

Sun, August 31, 2014

The Buena Vista Branch Library will be CLOSED in observance of Labor Day.

Mon, September 01, 2014

All locations of the Burbank Public Library will be CLOSED in observance of Labor Day.

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