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, Feb. 25, 6 to 8pm (Monday February 25, Tuesday February 26, Wednesday February 27, and Thursday February 28: 6 to 8pm)
Learn the basics of knitting in just 4 days!  Registrants must attend all of the sessions.  Registration required.  

Tuesday, Feb. 26, 6:30pm
Sweat, Sculpt, & ROCK with POUND, inspired by the sweat-dripping, infectious, energizing fun of drumming! POUND is a full-body cardio jam session.  For teens and adults. Registration Required. With instructor, Karin! FREE!!

Brought to you by the Geauga Family YMCA
Monday, Mar. 4, 9:15 to 10am (Mondays March 4, March 11, March 18 and March 25: 9:15 to 10am)
For Caregivers and Babies 2 - 24 months.  Spend quality time with your baby while working out!  Get fit with fun cardio combinations and body weight exercises with baby by your side.  Remember to bring a baby carrier and/or stroller.  
Tuesday, Mar. 5, 3:30pm (Tuesdays March 5, March 12 and March 19: 3:30pm)
Let's move and stay fit with fun workout challenges and games!  For kids 5 and up.
Tuesday, Mar. 5, 6:30 pm
Join Eileen Adkins of 'Leen On Me Organizing as she takes you on a journey to organization.

Wednesday, Mar. 6, 1:00 pm
Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m. Part of our Mind Body You initiative. For teens & adults.

Registration required.
Wednesday, Mar. 13, 1:00 pm
Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m. Part of our Mind Body You initiative. For teens & adults.

Registration required.
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 6:30 pm
Joe Daugirdas will share his shopping expertise and secrets for saving money. Learn how to consistently save 70% and more through couponing, sales, and rewards programs on groceries and toiletries.  Find out new ways to save money on restaurants, utilities, cell/smart phones, travel, gas, prescriptions, clothes, and much more! Discover the psychological aspects of shopping and saving money. Find out how to save too much money! 

Joe the Coupon Guy has taught thousands of people across Ohio how to save money. He's been featured on radio, newspapers, and TV, including ABC, BBC, CBS, Fox, and ABC News.

Wednesday, Mar. 20, 1:00 p.m.
Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m. Part of our Mind Body You initiative. For teens & adults.

Registration required.
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 6:30 pm
Youth workers, teachers, parents, youth, concerned citizens welcome. Come and learn to recognize the signs and indicators of recruitment and trafficking in the lives of our youth.

Wednesday, Mar. 27, 1:00 p.m.
Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m. Part of our Mind Body You initiative. For teens & adults.

Registration required.
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 6:30 p.m. (Tuesdays April 2, April 16 and April 23: 6:30pm)
Learn about a new and exciting hobby.  For adults and teens
Thursday, Apr. 4, 6:30 pm
Bass Lake has a rich and varied natural and cultural history. We'll show you Bass Lake as it was in days gone by - a resort for city-dwellers seeking relief from the heat and crowindg of city life. We'll then move forward to Bass Lake of today as a refuge for rare wildlife and just what makes it such an inviting place for both people and wildlife. 

Presented by Geauga Park District.

Friday, Apr. 5, 3:30pm to 5:30pm (Fridays April 5, April 12 and April 19: 3:30 to 5:30pm)
Experiment with making robots from scratch using an Arduino microprocessor, motors, sensors and breadboards!  Coding and circuits will be explored.  Registration is required.  Grades 5-8.  Registrants must attend all 3 sessions.  

Thursday, Apr. 11, 6:30 pm
For Caregivers and anyone that has parents who are older and may need help in the future.

Planning, family exercises, and communication techniques will be presented. Bring your questions about planning, stress, finances, and family dynamics.

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2:30pm
Learn the basics of fencing brought to you by Alcazar Fencing Club.  Ages 6 and up
Saturday, May. 4, 11 a.m.
Try your hand at our different Lego Star Wars kits.  Build a TIE fighter to blast the Death Star!  Registration required.  Ages 5 and up.
Saturday, May. 11, 11:00 a.m.
Make your own handmade book! Bring your own special beads or trinkets to personalize your creation. Bring a bag lunch if you need a break during class.

Registration required - begins April 11th.
Thursday, May. 16, 6:30 pm
What exactly is fungus? Is it plant, animal, or something else? Is it edible, or poisonous? How does it live? What good is it?  From recycling to medicine and other uses, this program explores the natural history of fungi and the important role it plays in our environment. 

Presented by the Geauga Park District.

Tuesday, Dec. 3, 3:30pm (Mon., Dec. 3, 10, & 17)
Back by popular demand, learn to create, download, and print your own 3-D projects! Grades 4-8. Registration Required. 
Mon: Dec. 3, 10, & 17, 3:30 p.m.
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