Volume 47 Issue 1 burtonlibrary.org Winter/Spring 2022-2023 “Supporting the educational and social needs of our community.” Join us for a holiday program based on the award winning book! Wednesday Dec. 14th 5:30-7:30p.m. Meet local author, Mark Zimmerman, as he discusses the Cleveland Guardians and his book “Eli-The Phenom’s Story.” Thursday March 2nd 3p.m Check Out Giant Connect 4 or Jenga! Did you know you could borrow our giant sets of Connect 4 or Jenga? This may be the perfect addition to the next party you host! Ask the front desk for details or call us at 440-834-4466
Youth Services Programs and Events Page 2 Volume 47 Issue 1 No registration or fees are required unless otherwise noted. Register online or call (440) 834-4466. Visit burtonlibrary.org for program details. April 24th 10-10:30a.m. Pete the Cat Storytime Music and sensory activities every week at our Baby and Toddler time. January 19th 10-10:30a.m. Preschool Ages 3-5 Baby/Toddler Storytime Movin’ and Preschool Storytime Star Wars Storytime Arbor Day Bubble Storytime Steam Storytime Storytime May 4th 10-10:30a.m. February 9th 10-11a.m. March 9th 10-10:30a.m. Ages 0-5 Ages 0-5 Ages 0-5 Ages 0-5 Join Mrs. Amy for an exciting storytime! Just for kids— parents will wait outside! Tuesdays 10-10:30a.m. Ages 0-3 Wednesdays 10:30-11a.m. Preschoolers Celebrate the trees with a storytime featuring a performer from Holden Forest and Gardens! Join the Jedi Order this May 4th with a special Star Wars Storytime! Fridays 10-10:30a.m. Families Get messy, make mistakes, and have fun at this science themed storytime! Glub blub bubble. Need we say more? Groovin’ January 3rd through May 1st Special Storytimes April 13th 10-11a.m. All ages Take part in a special Library Egg Hunt Storytime! Prizes will be available! Storytime Walk those groovy shoes over for a storytime with everyone’s favorite cat (not named Garfield). Musical storytime with Mr. Eli! Feel free to bring your own instruments. Perfect for kids who have trouble sitting still.
Youth Services Programs and Events Volume 47 Issue 1 No registration or fees are required unless otherwise noted. Register online or call (440) 834-4466. Visit burtonlibrary.org for program details. Spectroscopy turns light from outer space into a rainbow colored fingerprint that can reveal astounding things about the universe. In this make-and-take activity, you’ll construct your own cardboard spectroscope. Presented by the Geauga Skywatchers. Skywatchers: Make A Spectroscope May the 4th Party Burton Book Buddies Edible Book Fest April 1st 11a.m. All Ages April 11th 3:30p.m. All ages Dumpling Day March 23rd 4-5p.m. All Ages Join us for a monthly book club. Participants will work on projects they can put in a portfolio while reading new and interesting books! Make Gyoza dumplings and learn about dumpling making at this special cooking class! Jan. 16th 6:30-7:30p.m. All Ages Make your own edible book and bring it to the library! Prizes will be given for the most unique, funniest, and most realistic. Books will be eaten at 12:00p.m. All ages can participate. Lightsave the date for an out of this world party! Crafts, games, and snacks will be provided. Magic Show & Magic Lessons May 4th 2-3p.m. All Ages Come see Mark the Magician and his wonderful Magic Show! Join Mark the Magician for lessons in the art of illusion! Register for all lessons at the same time. February 22nd March 22nd April 19th 2 - 3p.m. Grades 3-6 March 25th, April 18th, May 2nd 3:30p.m. All ages Dec. 14th 5:30-7:30p.m. All Ages Page 3 Celebrate the holiday season with a Polar Express Party! Crafts, games, and snacks will be available.
Youth Services Programs and Events Volume 47 Issue 1 No registration or fees are required unless otherwise noted. Register online or call (440) 834-4466. Visit burtonlibrary.org for program details. Homeschool Homeschool Steam 2-3p.m. Elementary Homeschool Picture Day May 10th 2-4p.m. All Ages Nutri-liscious! 3-4p.m. Ages 7-16 A nutrition class for homeschoolers ages 7-16! We will meet on the first Monday of each month and discuss the importance of nutrition and create fun snacks! Celebrate the end of a busy school year with a free picture day! Participants will leave with digital copies and one physical copy of their picture. Participants must have a working email address to receive a digital copy. Take on a monthly STEAM lesson perfect for elementary school age kids! All materials provided. Learn something new every month and work on projects that can be used in a portfolio! Dungeons & Dragons Every other Tuesday 3 - 5p.m. Beginning January 10th Grades 5-12 Saturdays 11-12p.m. All Ages Calling all fans of Dungeons and Dragons - join in a DMed campaign here at the library! This campaign will be geared toward beginners, but those who have played before are welcome as well! All materials will be provided. Please register if interested in attending all (or most) spring sessions. Enjoy lego building? Want to put your skills to the test? Join our monthly Lego tournaments and win a cool prize! All materials will be provided. Graphic Novelist Club Fourth Thursday of each month 3 – 4p.m. Ages 13+ January 26th February 23rd March 23rd April 27th May 25th Do you like comics? Are you interested in drawing characters and writing stories? Discuss all things Graphic Novels and learn how to make your own! January 21st February 25th March 18th April 15th February 1st March 1st April 5th January 9th February 6th March 6th April 3rd May 1st Page 4
Adult Services Programs and Events No registration or fees are required unless otherwise noted. Register online or call (440) 834-4466. Visit burtonlibrary.org for program details. Page 5 Volume 47 Issue 1 January 12 The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich February 9 A Light Beyond the Trenches by Alan Hlad March 9 Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner April 13 The Guest List by Lucy Foley May 11 In Pieces by Sally Field Monday Feb. 20th 2p.m. Thursday Book Club Winter Holiday Card Making Join us in making beautiful handmade cards for you or someone you love this holiday season! Thursday Dec. 1st 3:30p.m. Registration required. Second Thursday of each month from 1:30 – 3p.m. Bird Watching From Your Armchair Winter Craft with the Craft Cupboard The Geauga Park District will help guide through the different birds we see in NE Ohio during the winter months. Design a craft with the Craft Cupboard just in time for the holidays! Monday Dec. 5th 10:30a.m. Monday Dec. 12th 2p.m. Registration required. Registration required. Jigsaw Puzzle Exchange Get to Know Kanopy Valentine’s Day Soap Making Do you have puzzles hanging around the house? Exchange them for new ones. Leave one, take one. Create your very own Valentine’s themed soap to show yourself some love this special day or gift a loved one! Find movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films and educational videos that inspire, enrich, and entertain. Tuesday Jan. 17th 2p.m. Tuesday Feb. 7th 3p.m. Registration required. Registration required. Winter Reading Bingo Come on down to the library to take part in our annual Winter Reading Book Bingo! Complete a bingo for an entry to win a prize! Retail Therapy University Hospital Get a screening by a health professional for bone density and balance. Learn about staying active during the colder months. Tuesday Jan. 31st 2p.m. Tuesday January 3rd 9a.m. - Tuesday February 28th 8p.m. Registration required.
Adult Services Programs and Events No registration or fees are required unless otherwise noted. Register online or call (440) 834-4466. Visit burtonlibrary.org for program details. Page 6 Volume 47 Issue 1 Wednesday May 3rd 3p.m. Eli’s Spring Training Tour Meet local author, Mark Zimmerman, as he discusses the Cleveland Guardians. Thursday March 2nd 3p.m Registration required. Bob Ross Painting Get to Know Libby Follow along one of the infamous painting tutorials of Bob Ross. Supplies will be provided. Have fun! Tuesday March 14th 3p.m. Thursday Mar. 23rd 10:30a.m. Registration required. Registration required. Avoiding a Medicaid Spenddown Book Nook Making Get to Know Hoopla During this one-hour workshop, we will explore the various options to protect your nest egg through trust planning strategies. Using real life examples and a hands-on approach. Hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service offered by Burton Public Library that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! Create your very own book nook! Take it home or have it displayed throughout the library's shelves! Supplies provided. Thursday April 6th 2p.m Wednesday April 12th 2p.m Registration required. Registration required. Registration required. The Golden Age of Hollywood So much gossip! So little time! Women in History brings you the renown Gossip Mavens, Hedda Hopper and Louella Parsons, as they take you on a journey through the Golden Age of Hollywood. (Sorry, no hair pulling allowed!) Wednesday April 26th at 2p.m. Registration required. Libby is known as the Library reading app. This program will help you download and navigate the app for all your reading needs.
Recent Donations to the Burton Public Library Volume 47 Issue 1 Page 7 18th Annual Fund Drive Donations Dawn Burdyshaw William and Diane Spencer Luxenberg Family Reading Garden Donations In Honor of The Luxenberg Family Herbert and Marianna Luxenberg: Burton Public Library Fund of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland Monetary Donations Carl Engelhardt Jr. Dan and Jan Gingerich Launch-A-Young-Reader Donations Ladies of the Thursday Afternoon Book Club Trevor and Gail Wilson Memorial Donations In Memory of Jim Knapton Nancy Carlson In Memory of Dorothy Fritz Judy Starr Georgene Fairbanks Marilyn Pickett Adrienne Fritz Patricia Hauser Mary Jane Urbanowicz In Memory of Cassidy Shafer Ken and Betty Stewart Art Car Fault Reader Memorial Donations In Memory of Betty Sutyak Tuesday Club In Memory of Mamie Ringenbach Dave and Kathy Beten Forrest and Jane Burt The Staff of the Burton Public Library Check out a Car Fault Code Reader which can tell you what might be wrong with your car. Ask the front desk for details. With your library card, you have access to art and photography purchased from the Burton Art Show by the Friends of the Burton Public Library. We have a wide selection of pieces you can hang throughout your home.
Nonprofit Org. U.S. Postage PAID Burton OH 44021 Permit No. 11 E C R W S S BOXHOLDER OR OCCUPANT 14588 W. Park St. P.O. Box 427 Burton OH 44021 (440) 834-4466 Dial-a-Story (440) 834-0707 burtonlibrary.org Library Hours: 9 a.m. ˗ 8 p.m. Monday ˗ Thursday 9 a.m. ˗ 5 p.m. Friday 10 a.m. ˗ 2 p.m. Saturday Closed Sunday Library Holiday Closings: Christmas Eve December 24 Christmas Day December 25 Christmas Day December 26 Observed New Year’s Eve December 31 New Year’s Day January 1 New Year’s Day January 2 Observed Memorial Day May 29 Saturday, April 1st 11a.m. - 12p.m. All Ages Welcome! Make your own edible book and bring it to the Library! Prizes will be given for the most unique, funniest, and most realistic. Books will be eaten at 12p.m. DECEMBER APRIL MAY Thursday December 1st 3:30p.m. Create your own book nook! Take it home or have it displayed throughout the Library’s shelves! Supplies provided. Registration required. Registration required. Join us in making beautiful handmade cards for you or someone you love this holiday season! Wednesday May 3rd 3p.m.