Clown Around

Join the Burke Museum at Seattle Public Libraries this summer for this interactive game with familiar storybook characters, real museum specimens, puppets, and prizes.

Children who read 10 books over the summer can win a FREE pass to the Burke Museum.  Take your reading logs!!!

The Burke Museum is a sponsor of the 2010 Summer Reading Program.

  • Northeast Branch:  4 p.m. Wednesday, July 28
  • Central Library: 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 5

SPL Teams Up With the Burke Museum for Summer Reading

burkeDid you know that when children complete their Summer Reading Log they can use it to get a free pass to the Burke Museum? Just take your completed Summer Reading Log to the Burke between July 1 and December 31, 2009 to receive your pass for up to four children and two adults. For more information on the Summer Reading Program, visit the Library’s website.

The Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture is full of fun and interesting ways to learn more about nature, history and culture of the Northwest. In addition to their wonderful permanent collections, right now the Burke is featuring the following exhibits: Coffee: the World in your Cup and the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exhibition: Indigenous Voices Reply. To learn more about the Burke Museum and these special exhibits, visit their website at