Shaker Heights Public Library
Summer Reading 2017
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
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
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Are you a Mario maniac? Super Smash superhero? Test your Wii skills and play with your friends. For ages 6-11. No registration required.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
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
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Time
4:00 PM
Description

Join us as we celebrate all things Star Wars! Join us for a variety of fun games, crafts, activities, and snacks. For families with children of all ages.

Location
Room E and Room F combined
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 14, 2017
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
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 14, 2017
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
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Time
4:15 PM
Description
Explore how animals survive in winter, and make food for the birds.  For grades 4-6.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 16, 2017
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
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 18, 2017
Time
9:30 AM
Description
Join Sing and Swing for a free class. Music Together is a research-based, developmentally appropriate music and movement class for children ages birth to 5 years with a grown-up. Families will sing, play instruments, and move together in a fun 45-minute class. Space is limited to 14 children.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 18, 2017
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Join Sing and Swing for a free class. Music Together is a research-based, developmentally appropriate music and movement class for children ages birth to 5 years with a grown-up. Families will sing, play instruments, and move together in a fun 45-minute class. Space is limited to 14 children.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
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
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
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
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
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
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
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, December 21, 2017
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
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 21, 2017
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
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Our doggy listeners are certified therapy dogs and love to listen to stories. Each child may register for a 15-minute time slot. For grades K-6. Register in person, by phone, or online beginning 2 weeks before each program.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 23, 2017
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
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Build, explore, and get creative! For ages 7-14. This program is generously funded by MyCom.

Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Time
3:30 PM
Description
Learn how to play. Build, explore, and get creative! For ages 7-14.
This program is generously funded by MyCom.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Get ready for open combat and fight for your survival! For ages 7-14.
This program is generously funded by MyCom.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Time
3:30 PM
Description
Come ready for open combat and fight for your survival! For ages 7-14.
This program is generously funded by MyCom.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 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
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 02, 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
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 03, 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
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Build, explore, and get creative! For ages 7-14. This program is generously funded by MyCom.

Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Time
3:30 PM
Description
Learn how to play. Build, explore, and get creative! For ages 7-14.
This program is generously funded by MyCom.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 03, 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, January 04, 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
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 04, 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
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 04, 2018
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Get ready for open combat and fight for your survival! For ages 7-14.
This program is generously funded by MyCom.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 04, 2018
Time
3:30 PM
Description
Come ready for open combat and fight for your survival! For ages 7-14.
This program is generously funded by MyCom.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 06, 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
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, January 08, 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
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, January 08, 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
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, January 08, 2018
Time
4:15 PM
Description
Are your fingers itching to do some stitching? Do you love to work with pens and paint? Join us for creative, after-school fun. Ages 6-11.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, January 08, 2018
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Stories, songs, and rhymes for babies, preschoolers, and their caregivers.
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 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
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 09, 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, January 09, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
We'll share stories, songs, and movement for 2 year olds with a grown-up.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 09, 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, January 09, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Are you a Mario maniac? Super Smash superhero? Test your Wii skills and play with your friends. For ages 6-11. No registration required.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 09, 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
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 10, 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
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

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Important Messages
Thanks for participating in the Shaker Library summer reading program! All hours logged before 5:30 p.m. on August 12th, 2017 can count towards earning a prize.



Sign up - Get a sticker
10 days of reading - Choose a new book
20 days of reading - Have fun with bubbles
30 days of reading - Make music with your own shaker egg


Prizes may be picked up at either library until August 19.

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!