Shaker Heights Public Library
Summer Reading 2017
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 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
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 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, March 29, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 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
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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
Friday, March 31, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Join Nancy Barnett for an introduction to signing with your baby, using the Baby Signs Program. Ages birth to 12 months with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Friday, March 31, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join Nancy Barnett and her signing puppet, Sammy, for a fun, interactive introduction to basic signs. Ages 1 year and up with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, April 01, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 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
Monday, April 03, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 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, April 03, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 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
Tuesday, April 04, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 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
Tuesday, April 04, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Stories, songs, and movement for 2 year old children with a grown-up.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 04, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 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, April 04, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 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, April 04, 2017
Time
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs and fun! No registration required: groups of 6 or more please call ahead to check for space availability.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 04, 2017
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 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, April 05, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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
Thursday, April 06, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 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
Thursday, April 06, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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, April 06, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Stories, songs, and movement for 2 year old children with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, April 06, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs and fun! No registration required; groups of 6 or more please call ahead to check for space availability.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, April 08, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 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
Monday, April 10, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 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, April 10, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 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
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 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
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Stories, songs, and movement for 2 year old children with a grown-up.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 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, April 11, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 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, April 11, 2017
Time
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs and fun! No registration required: groups of 6 or more please call ahead to check for space availability.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 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, April 12, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 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
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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, April 13, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Stories, songs, and movement for 2 year old children with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join us when visitors from The Holden Arboretum offer a special program of tree related stories and other fun activities for 3, 4, and 5 year olds. No registration is required.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Friday, April 14, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Join Nancy Barnett for an introduction to signing with your baby, using the Baby Signs Program. Ages birth to 12 months with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Friday, April 14, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join Nancy Barnett and her signing puppet, Sammy, for a fun, interactive introduction to basic signs. Ages 1 year and up with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 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
Monday, April 17, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 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
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, April 17, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 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
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 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
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Stories, songs, and movement for 2 year old children with a grown-up.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 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, April 18, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 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, April 18, 2017
Time
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join us when visitors from The Holden Arboretum offer a special program of tree related stories and other fun activities for 3, 4, and 5 year olds. No registration is required.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 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, April 19, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 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
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Stories, songs, and movement for 2 year old children with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs and fun! No registration required; groups of 6 or more please call ahead to check for space availability.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Friday, April 21, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Join Nancy Barnett for an introduction to signing with your baby, using the Baby Signs Program. Ages birth to 12 months with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Friday, April 21, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join Nancy Barnett and her signing puppet, Sammy, for a fun, interactive introduction to basic signs. Ages 1 year and up with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 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
Monday, April 24, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 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
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, April 24, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 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
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 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
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Stories, songs, and movement for 2 year old children with a grown-up.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 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, April 25, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 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, April 25, 2017
Time
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs and fun! No registration required: groups of 6 or more please call ahead to check for space availability.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 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

The program will begin on June 2, 2017. Preregistration begins Monday, May 15, 2017.
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!