Shaker Heights Public Library
Summer Reading 2016
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Saturday, July 30, 2016
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, August 02, 2016
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, August 02, 2016
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, August 03, 2016
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, August 04, 2016
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, August 04, 2016
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
Saturday, August 06, 2016
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, August 08, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Nostalgia for you, creative fun for your toddler! Bring your one-year-old or two-year-old to our Mini Drive-In Movie! First, you'll make your own cardboard box car (materials provided) then watch a mini-movie. A toddler-friendly snack will be available from our mini concession stand. Register in person, by phone or online. Space is limited - our theater can accommodate only 12 cars!
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 09, 2016
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, August 09, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Get ready for kindergarten with this special story time. ChildrenÂ’s librarians will tell back-to-school stories on a Shaker school bus, which will be parked in the Main Library parking lot. Children ages 3 & up can board the bus for stories about school. Parents are welcome, too!
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 09, 2016
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, August 10, 2016
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, August 11, 2016
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, August 11, 2016
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, August 11, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Get ready for Kindergarten with this special story time. ChildrenÂ’s librarians will tell back-to-school stories on a Shaker school bus, which will be parked in the Main Library parking lot. Children ages 3 & up can board the bus for stories about school. Parents are welcome, too!
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, August 13, 2016
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, August 16, 2016
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, August 16, 2016
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, August 17, 2016
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, August 18, 2016
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, August 18, 2016
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, August 18, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Sing, Play, Learn and grow in this free demo class of musical fun. For toddlers aged 18 months to 3.5 years.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Sing, Play, Learn and grow in this free demo class of musical fun. For babies up to 17 months.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, August 20, 2016
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, August 22, 2016
Time
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Description
Join Teresa Underwood Miller of Sing and Swing, for a free Music Together class. Music Together is a research-based, developmentally appropriate music and movement class for children ages 0-5 with parent or caregiver. Families will sing, play instruments and move together in a fun 45 minute class. Space is limited to 14 children. Registration begins August 1, 2016.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 22, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Join Teresa Underwood Miller of Sing and Swing, for a free Music Together class. Music Together is a research-based, developmentally appropriate music and movement class for children ages 0-5 with parent or caregiver. Families will sing, play instruments and move together in a fun 45 minute class. Space is limited to 14 children. Registration begins August 1, 2016.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
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, August 23, 2016
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, August 24, 2016
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, August 25, 2016
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, August 25, 2016
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
Saturday, August 27, 2016
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

If you have already registered for the 2016 Preschool program, enter your user name and password and click on the Login button.

New users click on the Sign Me Up button.
Important Messages
Beginning June 2, log each day that you read together for at least 15 minutes. You can share your books at the library, at home, or anywhere you like!

Log the number of days you read together online or report them in person at the library to earn the following prizes:


Sign up - Get a sticker
10 days of reading - Choose a book
20 days of reading - A brand new box of crayons
30 days of reading - A fun hand puppet


All reading time must be logged online or reported to a library staff member by 5:30 p.m. on August 6. Prizes may be picked up at either library until August 20.

Remember, reading together with your children is the single most important way to help them get ready to read!