Burton Public Library

Burton Public Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Burton Public Library! All events are free unless otherwise noted.
 Limit by audience:
Monday, Apr. 6, 3:30pm
Join us for an afternoon surrounded by the soothing, but sometimes gusty, world of spring poetry. Renowned local poet Grace Butcher gives some excellent writing tips and reads some of her terrific poetry. We'll do some group writing as well as explore the form of Japanese Haiku.  All ages.
Tuesday, Apr. 7, 6:30 PM
Simple meditation for relaxationand connecting with your own inner guidance, led by Rev. Jenni Vinecourt.
 

No Registration Required

Thursday, Apr. 9, 6 PM
Give yourself the excuse to work on a craft you've been putting off. Bring your own supplies and join together with friends and friends-to-be in the Merrit Room on the main level.  

Registration NOT Required
Thursday, Apr. 9, 6:30 PM

Celebrate National Poetry Month with a poetry writing workshop led by Patrick Culliton, M.F.A., author of Sam’s  Teeth, and winner of the 2018 Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award.  Registration required.

Saturday, Apr. 11, 11 a.m.
Meet several permanent resident animals from the Kevin P. Clinton Wildlife Center and Farmpark. Learn how wild and domestic animals fit into our planet’s ecosystem.  All ages.
Monday, Apr. 13, 3:30pm

Learn how to search for pre-designed 3-D print items on thingiverse. Find and download the item to print. Students will learn search techniques, skills in reading data, downloading, and more.  Grades 4-9.
Saturday, Apr. 18, 12 - 3 PM
Learn to paint your own greeting cards with watercolor paints.  No experience needed.  Bring an apron and photos for inspiration!  Adults 18+. 
Monday, Apr. 20, 3:30pm

Learn how to search for pre-designed 3-D print items on thingiverse. Find and download the item to print. Students will learn search techniques, skills in reading data, downloading, and more.  Grades 4-9.
Thursday, Apr. 23, 6:30 PM
Spend an evening with Louisa May Alcott, author of Little Women, with live actor portrayal of her life and Victorian times. 
Monday, Apr. 27, 3:30pm

Learn how to search for pre-designed 3-D print items on thingiverse. Find and download the item to print. Students will learn search techniques, skills in reading data, downloading, and more.  Grades 4-9.
Monday, Apr. 27, 6:30 PM
Learn basic 3D design skills in the online app Tinkercad, then design your own keychain and have it printed!

Must have basic mouse and keyboard skills. Registration required.
Monday, Apr. 27, 6:30 PM

Learn basic 3D design skills in the online app Tinkercad, then design your own keychain and have it printed. Must have basic mouse and keyboard skills. Registration required.

Tuesday, May 5, 6:30 PM
Simple meditation for relaxationand connecting with your own inner guidance, led by Rev. Jenni Vinecourt.
 

No Registration Required

Thursday, May 7, 11 AM

Learn basic 3D design skills in the online app Tinkercad, then design your own keychain and have it printed. Must have basic mouse and keyboard skills. Registration required.

Thursday, May 7, 11 AM
Learn basic 3D design skills in the online app Tinkercad, then design your own keychain and have it printed!

Must have basic mouse and keyboard skills. Registration required.
Thursday, May 14, 6 PM
Give yourself the excuse to work on a craft you've been putting off. Bring your own supplies and join together with friends and friends-to-be in the Merrit Room on the main level.  

Registration NOT Required
Wednesday, May 20, 1 PM

How were campaigns run over a hundred years ago?  Learn about the issues of 1880, the candidates (all four of them!), and anecdotes from James Garfield's front porch gatherings, as reported during and after that momentous election. Presented by James A. Garfield Historical Site. 


 No registration.

Wednesday, May 27, 6:30 PM

Celebrate the 150th anniversary of suffrage events that took place at the South Newbury Union Chapel.  Learn about a band of women, inexperienced in politics, who dedicated themselves to public interest and grew into an organization that won the respect and confidence of the nation.  Presented by the Western Reserve Historical Society.

No Registration

Saturday, Oct. 17, 11 a.m.
Join the Snow Queen and her sister for a musical performance and a special storytime. Get your picture with the princesses and create a fun craft!  All ages.
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