Burlington, Wisconsin (pop. 10,978) is a city in Walworth and Racine counties.  Nicknamed “Chocolate City, U.S.A.” because of the Nestlé chocolate facility located in the community, Burlington is about 35 miles southwest of Milwaukee.

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Mission Statement

The Burlington Public Library
by providing free access to diverse resources,
strives to link all members of the community
with the spirit and power of ideas.

We believe…

  • in serving the informational, recreational, and educational needs of our community, linking its citizens with the power of words, knowledge, and ideas.
  • free access to information for all citizens is crucial in maintaining a democratic society.
  • access to and use of knowledge improves life.
  • a library is more than a collection of books and information; it houses the spirit of people’s imagination and creativity.
  • in the value of a diverse collection of resources, in both content (multicultural, multigenerational, and gender-fair) and format (book, magazine, video, audio).
  • learning is life-long; the library provides a positive learning environment for people of all ages.