Shaker Heights Public Library
Summer Reading 2017
Welcome to Shaker Library's Summer Reading Program.
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Saturday, July 29, 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, July 31, 2017
Time
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Bring your imagination to the library and use recycled materials to create fantastic works of art and incredible jewelry in this self-directed project. There will also be a demo from 4:15-5pm in the Children's Program Room. For all ages.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 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
Tuesday, August 01, 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, August 02, 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, August 03, 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, August 03, 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
Saturday, August 05, 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, August 07, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Nostalgia for you, creative fun for your toddler! Come to our Mini Drive-In Movie! Make your own cardboard-box car (material provided). Then watch a mini-movie. A toddler-friendly snack will be available from our mini concession stand. Space is limited as our theater can accommodate only 12 cars! For ages 1-2.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 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
Tuesday, August 08, 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, August 09, 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, August 10, 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, August 10, 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
Saturday, August 12, 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, August 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
Tuesday, August 15, 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, August 16, 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, August 17, 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, August 17, 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
Saturday, August 19, 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, August 21, 2017
Time
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Join instructors from Sing and Swing for a free class. Music Together is a research-based, developmentally appropriate music and movement class for children ages birth-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, August 21, 2017
Time
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join instructors from Sing and Swing for a free class. Music Together is a research-based, developmentally appropriate music and movement class for children ages birth-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, August 21, 2017
Time
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Description
Join instructors from Sing and Swing for a free class. Music Together is a research-based, developmentally appropriate music and movement class for children ages birth-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, August 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
Tuesday, August 22, 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, August 23, 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, August 24, 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, August 24, 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

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New users click on the Sign Me Up button.
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!