Shaker Heights Public Library
Summer Reading 2018
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for non-parent caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to 5 years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Build with Legos to your heart's content! Grades K-6.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A special room filled with literacy-based activities just for babies from birth to 12 months and their parents or caregivers.
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Time
4:15 PM
Description

Dissect a flower, and learn how plants are both like and not like people. Grades 4-6.

Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 26, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Time
6:00 PM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for non-parent caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to 5 years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A special room filled with literacy-based activities just for babies from birth to 12 months and their parents or caregivers.
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, June 02, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Time
6:00 PM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for non-parent caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to 5 years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Come and build together. Ages 6-14.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 07, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 07, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A special room filled with literacy-based activities just for babies from birth to 12 months and their parents or caregivers.
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, June 09, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 11, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
It is never too soon to start sharing books with babies! Enjoy songs and rhymes, books and bounces in this class for babies birth to 15 months with a grown-up.
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 11, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Experience the wonder of words with your child through stories and songs, movement, puppets and fun in this story time for children 15-24 months with a grown-up.
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 11, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 11, 2018
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Come for stories, songs, rhymes and fun at this evening family story time for babies, preschoolers, and their caregivers.
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
It is never too soon to start sharing books with babies! Enjoy songs and rhymes, books and bounces in this class for babies birth to 15 months with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
We'll share stories, songs, and movement for 2-year-olds with a grown-up.
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Experience the wonder of words with your child through stories and songs, movement, puppets and fun in this story time for children 15-24 months with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description

Create your own design for a T-shirt using crayons and sandpaper. We provide the T-shirt and materials. You bring the creative ideas. Grades 1-6.

Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Time
6:00 PM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for non-parent caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to 5 years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Time
4:15 PM
Description
Explore all kinds of boxes, including Jack-in-the-Boxes, locking boxes, music boxes, and more. Listen to some stories about boxes and make an origami box to take home. For preschoolers accompanied by an adult and school age children up to age 8. 
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A special room filled with literacy-based activities just for babies from birth to 12 months and their parents or caregivers.
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
We'll share stories, songs, and movement for 2-year-olds with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Time
1:30 PM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Join us for some fun on a warm summer day and paint with bubbles. Enjoy creating art al fresco in our Reading Garden. . Please dress in clothes that can get a little messy.  In the event of rain we will create indoors. Recommended for ages 3-12.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Friday, June 15, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, June 16, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 18, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
It is never too soon to start sharing books with babies! Enjoy songs and rhymes, books and bounces in this class for babies birth to 15 months with a grown-up.
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 18, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Experience the wonder of words with your child through stories and songs, movement, puppets and fun in this story time for children 15-24 months with a grown-up.
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 18, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 18, 2018
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Come for stories, songs, rhymes and fun at this evening family story time for babies, preschoolers, and their caregivers.
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
It is never too soon to start sharing books with babies! Enjoy songs and rhymes, books and bounces in this class for babies birth to 15 months with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
We'll share stories, songs, and movement for 2-year-olds with a grown-up.
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Experience the wonder of words with your child through stories and songs, movement, puppets and fun in this story time for children 15-24 months with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Time
6:00 PM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for non-parent caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to 5 years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Come and build together. Ages 6-14.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A special room filled with literacy-based activities just for babies from birth to 12 months and their parents or caregivers.
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
We'll share stories, songs, and movement for 2-year-olds with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Time
1:30 PM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Our doggy listeners are certified therapy dogs and love to listen to stories. Register for a 15-minute time slot. For grades K-6. Register in person, online, or by phone beginning 2 weeks before each program.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, June 22, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Summer Reading begins on June 5, 2018.
Important Messages
Thanks for participating in the Shaker Library summer reading program!
All days logged before 5:30 p.m. on August 11th, 2018 can count towards earning a prize.

Every day that you read together for 15 minutes counts as a "day."


Sign up - Get a sticker
10 days of reading - Choose a new book
20 days of reading - Get creative with sidewalk chalk
30 days of reading - Have fun with your own playdough


Prizes may be picked up at either library until August 18.

Remember, reading together with your children is the single most important way to help them get ready to read on their own! In addition, singing, talking, writing, and playing also contribute to early literacy success.
Have fun!

Lastly, please take our survey and tell us how we did! Your feedback is important to us.