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:
Thursday, Jun. 20, 6-7pm (June 20, 27, July 11, 6-7pm)
Join Ms. Jamie as she helps you master your knitting technique.  For knitters with beginner knitting experience: must know the knit stitch.  Ages 10-15. Registration required. 
 
Friday, Jun. 21, 10:00am
Participate in this world-wide celebration held every year on the Summer Solstice. Geauga Sweet Strings will be playing in the reading garden along with a host of other musicians

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
Friday, Jun. 21, 3:00 PM
Featuring Dr. J. Holmes Armstead as American United States Air Force general and commander of the World War II Tuskegee Airmen, Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Davis was the first African American general officer in the United States Air Force.

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
Friday, Jun. 21, 4:00 PM
Meet Roy Richardson as he talks about his experiences as a Tuskegee Airman in World War II.

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
Tuesday, Jun. 25, 1pm (June 11, 18, 25, 1pm)
Mark the Magician will teach a three-part magic class to all aspiring magicians, complete with new tricks to learn! Grades 2-5. Registration required. Burton Public Library
June 11, 18, 25, 1pm
Tuesday, Jun. 25, 6-7pm (June 11, 18, 25, 6-7pm)
Join Ms. Jamie as she teaches you the basics of knitting. Ages 10-15. Registration required. 
Tuesday, Jun. 25, 2:30 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.
Wednesday, Jun. 26, 2pm (June 12, 19, 26, 2pm)
Can't get into space camp this summer?  The Burton Library has you covered.  At this three-part program, you'll learn all about the intergalactic universe from local professionals, such as Lake Metroparks, Geauga Park District, and the Cleveland Museum of Natural History!  Grades 2-4. Registration Required. 
Thursday, Jun. 27, 6-7pm (June 20, 27, July 11, 6-7pm)
Join Ms. Jamie as she helps you master your knitting technique.  For knitters with beginner knitting experience: must know the knit stitch.  Ages 10-15. Registration required. 
 
Thursday, Jun. 27, 6:30 pm
From “The Man in the Moon” to “Taurus the Bull”, the heavens have been a source of wonder and prompted stories from many cultures since the beginning of time. Sit back, relax, and enjoy fascinating tales!

Presented by the Geauga Park District.

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
Monday, Jul. 1, 6:30 pm
Find out what services the Auburn Career Center Aspire program offers. Learn more about GED preparation classes to improve academic skills and/or achieve and Ohio High School Equivalency Diploma.

Registration required.
Tuesday, Jul. 2, 6:30 pm
Simple meditation for relaxation and connecting with your own inner guidance, led by Rev. Jenni Vinecourt.

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
Wednesday, Jul. 10, 10-11am (July 10, 17, 24, 10-11am)
This session is for 3 to 5 year olds.  Learn various dance techniques along with a foundation in traditional ballet.  Optional ballet shoes (or socks) and comfortable dance clothing.
Wednesday, Jul. 10, 11-12pm (July 10, 17, 24, 11-12pm)
These sessions are for 5 to 9-year-olds.  Learn various dance techniques along with a foundation in traditional ballet.  Optional ballet shoes (or socks) and comfortable dance clothing.  Registration Required. 
Wednesday, Jul. 10, 6:30 pm
At one time, Cleveland was the automobile capital of the world. Take a ride through the Western Reserve at the turn of the 20th century and discover a treasure of Cleveland-made vehicles.

Presented by Western Reserve Historical Society.

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
Thursday, Jul. 11, 6:00 p.m.
Give yourself that 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 Merritt Room downstairs.

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
Thursday, Jul. 11, 6-7pm (June 20, 27, July 11, 6-7pm)
Join Ms. Jamie as she helps you master your knitting technique.  For knitters with beginner knitting experience: must know the knit stitch.  Ages 10-15. Registration required. 
 
Friday, Jul. 12, 2-4pm (July 12, 19, 26, 2-4pm)
Ages 10-14 years old.  Learn the basics of making video games while creating the star flying forces of the rebellion as they battle the evil empire in a galaxy far, far away.  Bring a flash drive to save your game.  Registrants must attend all sessions.  Brought to you by GigaLearn. Registration required. 
 
Tuesday, Jul. 16, 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.
Wednesday, Jul. 17, 10-11am (July 10, 17, 24, 10-11am)
This session is for 3 to 5 year olds.  Learn various dance techniques along with a foundation in traditional ballet.  Optional ballet shoes (or socks) and comfortable dance clothing.
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