Burton Library Future Events

Burton Library


Future Events


Read All About It!

Our Wednesday afternoon book club takes place on Wednesday 4th September from 1:30pm – 2:30pm, so why not come and indulge your love of books?


Library Club

This month our Monday morning Library Club meets on Monday 2nd September from 9:30am – 12pm. Come along to get some help choosing your books and a chat over a cuppa.


Local and Community History Month

This month we have lots of events planned for this special yearly festival.

The events include:

A free Ancestry for Beginners workshop (Uttoxeter: Fri 6th Sept, 10am -12noon; Barton: Wed 11th Sept, 2-4pm; Burton: Thu 19th Sept, 10am – 12noon

A walk around Barton village with local historian Arthur Kennedy (Barton: Wed 4th Sept, 10:30am – 12noon)

Richard III: The King Under the Car Park evening talk with the University of Leicester (Burton: Mon 16th Sept, 7-9pm)*

A free Family History for Beginners workshop (Burton: Tue 17th Sept, 10am – 12noon)

Family craft activities with the National Memorial Arboretum (Burton: Sat 21st Sept, 2-4pm)

The World of the Staffordshire Hoard evening talk with Dr Kevin Leahy (Burton: Wed 25th Sept, 7-9pm)*

A free Beyond Ancestry workshop (Burton: Fri 27th Sept, 10am – 12noon)

* there is a small charge of £3.00 (or £3.50 for non-library-members) for these events. Please book early by phoning the library to secure your place!

01283 239556


Children’s Writing Workshop

Also the Burton Writing Squad workshop starts this month. This is a creative writing group aimed at 8-11 year olds and led by a professional writer. The group will meet monthly at Burton Library on Saturday mornings, and the first session is Saturday 7th September, from 10:30am – 12noon. To book a place, email joanne@writingwestmidlands.org .


Reading Cafe

This month, we’re meeting on Tuesday 24th September for a chat about books you love with our friendly library staff. Drop by from 10am – 12pm for free refreshments, free books, and some great ideas for what to read next.

Thanks to Paul Tovell for the info.

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