Volume 44 Issue 1 burtonlibrary.org Winter/Spring 2020 Burton Public Library and Reading Garden Thursday , December 5 6:30 p.m. How have yuletide traditions changed over the years in Cleveland? See how Clevelanders celebrated Christmases past, from attending the downtown parade and viewing the spectacular department store window displays, to visiting Mr. Jingeling at Halle’s and shopping at Higbee’s! Presented by the Western Reserve Historical Society. A Message from the Director . . . Wednesday, December 11 6:30 p.m. Registration Required Join us for a Family Holiday Program based on the award-winning book. All Ages Welcome! Saturday, March 21 11 a.m. Registration Required All ages are welcome to 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! Thursday, March 19 6:30 p.m. Meet John Gingerich from the Geauga Amish Historical Library to learn the history of the Amish from its beginnings in Europe to their settlement in Geauga County, as well as current trends affecting them. This past fall, we have worked toward improving our Library building to make it more functional and accessible. The configuration of the main circulation desk was changed in order to centrally locate multiple services. Reference staff are now located at the main desk near the front door, so you are able to acquire assistance finding materials and place additional holds at the other side of the desk where circulation staff will check out your selections. Continued on page 4 . . .