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:
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 6:30pm
A Family holiday program based on the book: THE POLAR EXPRESS! Wear your pajamas! All ages! Registration required. 
Thursday, Jan. 10, 4:00pm (Thursdays, Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31, 4pm )
Back by popular demand, Ms. Christina (a Highland dance teacher in her spare time) will teach an introductory Scottish Highland Dance Series, complete with new moves to learn!  This class will be geared toward children, but interested adults are welcome.
Registration required.  Ages 7 and up
Thursday, Jan. 17, 6:30 pm

Join local author and former Sister of Notre Dame as she discusses "why I wrote the book." Books will be available for purchase.


Monday, Jan. 21, 6pm (Monday, January 21, Tuesday, January 22, Wednesday, January 23, and Thursday January 24 6pm to 7pm)
Learn the basics of knitting in just 4 days!  Registrants must attend all of the sessions.  Registration required.  Ages 8 to 10.
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 6:00 pm
We will provide snacks, drinks, and board games. Use our games or bring your own!

Saturday, Feb. 2, 11:00 am
From 7-minute workout apps, to fitness trackers that can save your life, to a mobile EKG that can fit in your pocket - technology can help get us healthier and happier. Discover (and try out) devices that can help motivate, track, and even save your life.

Monday, Feb. 4, 3:30pm (Mondays February 4, February 11, and February 25: 3:30pm)
Make a different type of slime each week and learn about the chemical reactions!  Grades K - 6.  Registration required.  
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 6:30 p.m. (Tuesdays February 5, February 19 and February 26: 6:30pm)
For adults and teens.  Try a new fitness class sponsored by the Geauga YMCA!
Monday, Feb. 11, 6pm to 8pm (Monday February 11, Tuesday February 12, Wednesday February 13, and Thursday February 14: 6 to 8pm)
Learn the basics of knitting in just 4 days!  Registrants must attend all of the sessions.  Registration required.  
Tuesday, Feb. 12, 6:30 pm
Featuring the musical talents of Straight From The Heart barbershop quartet! Let us pamper you with carnations for the ladies, and chocolates for all.

Registration begins January 12th.
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.  

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.

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, 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.

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.

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