Burbank celebrated its 110th anniversary this week, and community members can win a coin commemorating the city’s birthday by participating in a self-guided tour.
Burbank City Hall glowed with a blue light on Thursday in honor of the municipality’s incorporation on July 8, 1911. Anyone can receive a coin emblazoned with the date until the end of the month by taking selfies in locations around the municipality with a cutout of Dr. David Burbank, from whom the city derives its name.
After 14 months of service disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Burbank Public Library will be restoring full hours of service on Sunday.
Capacity will be limited to 80 patrons at the central and Buena Vista branches, and to 12 at the Northwest branch, whose hours of service will also be increased. The Northwest Library will now be open on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., which along with hours at the Buena Vista Library from 1-5 p.m. on Sundays gives the community a full day of service on Sundays.
Additionally, the Northwest Library will now be open on Tuesday nights until 8 p.m. Continue reading “Library Returns to Full Hours Next Week”
We all could use a little more positivity in our lives, and the Burbank Public Library is delivering it, with the help of local teens.
The library launched the first episode of “QuaranTEEN,” a web series that shares its name with a summer program designed to teach media production skills to local youth, on Tuesday. The students’ writing, production, editing and anchoring skills are on full display in the video — featuring an upbeat lifestyle story and a chat with a local club owner-restaurateur — posted on the library’s YouTube page. Continue reading “Library and Teens Join Forces to Bring Good News”