Shaker Heights Public Library
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Monday, May 01, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Tri-C offers free basic education classes to help students ages 16 and older who have skills below a 12th grade level. Students will acquire the necessary skills to be successful in post-secondary education, training, and employment. Classes offer help with math, reading and writing, and assist with GED® test preparation. You must register in advance online at http://www.tri-c.edu/able-ged-esol or call 216-371-7138.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 01, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Career Transition Center hosts a weekly job club for job seekers. Meet and mingle with others in transition to share leads and challenges; hear from facilitators and guest speakers. Start your week with support and a positive attitude! All job seekers are welcome.
Location
Meeting Room E
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 02, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Tri-C offers free basic education classes to help students ages 16 and older who have skills below a 12th grade level. Students will acquire the necessary skills to be successful in post-secondary education, training, and employment. Classes offer help with math, reading and writing, and assist with GED® test preparation. You must register in advance online at http://www.tri-c.edu/able-ged-esol or call 216-371-7138.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 02, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
ESL, a free program for those seeking to learn to read and speak English, meets at 7 pm every Tuesday on the second floor of Main library.
Location
Project Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 02, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Many U.S. Americans are eager to visit Cuba "before it changes" while many Cubans are very eager for that change. Join Damaris Punales-Alpizar who has lived, studied and traveled extensively in Cuba for an exploration of what the future may hold for Cuba. Dr. Punales-Alpizar is Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies (Cuban and Caribbean Studies) at CWRU. She founded and directs the Cuban Study Abroad program for Case.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Tri-C offers free basic education classes to help students ages 16 and older who have skills below a 12th grade level. Students will acquire the necessary skills to be successful in post-secondary education, training, and employment. Classes offer help with math, reading and writing, and assist with GED® test preparation. You must register in advance online at http://www.tri-c.edu/able-ged-esol or call 216-371-7138.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Bring a project and get or give help at this creative morning moderated by experienced knitter Elfriede Heaney.
Location
Meeting Room E
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Time
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
This Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is a fun, interactive 6-week workshop where 10-15 adults living with a chronic disease (ex. high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, etc.) and who want to improve their health learn ways to do so. Workshops are led by two trained leaders from Fairhill Partners who know firsthand what it takes to improve their health and well-being. Over the 6-weeks, you’ll learn how to eat healthy, exercise, reduce stress, and talk with family and doctors. If you take the workshop, you will receive a relaxation CD and the Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions book at NO CHARGE.
This workshop is co-sponsored by the City of Shaker Heights and Shaker Heights Public Library. Advance registration for this 6 week series is mandatory.
Location
Meeting Room F
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
400 Best Sandwich Recipes: From Classics and Burgers to Wraps and Condiments by Alison Lewis
This book offers sandwich recipes for every occasion that are both scrumptious and simple to prepare.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, May 04, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Tri-C offers free basic education classes to help students ages 16 and older who have skills below a 12th grade level. Students will acquire the necessary skills to be successful in post-secondary education, training, and employment. Classes offer help with math, reading and writing, and assist with GED® test preparation. You must register in advance online at http://www.tri-c.edu/able-ged-esol or call 216-371-7138.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 04, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
An informal opportunity for patrons and staff to talk and share about mutual interests. Each session will include a presentation on a topic suggested by a participant and time for conversation on that topic or others of interest. Refreshments will be served. All are welcome and no registration is needed.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, May 05, 2017
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Enjoy the art created by Shaker Heights High School art students, which will be on display on the Main Library second floor through Tuesday, May 23.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 06, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Some things are not available in stores. Other things are much less expensive online. Learn how to make purchases through online retailers and recognize trustworthy online stores. Proficiency with a keyboard, mouse, and web browser are required for this class.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 06, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Everyone has a story. The Life Writing Club is here to encourage you to write it down. Each month we’ll provide the writing material and the prompts to get you started – you provide the words. Write as little or as much as you like.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 06, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
The technology trainer will be waiting to help you in the Computer Center. Get answers to your technology questions.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 08, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Tri-C offers free basic education classes to help students ages 16 and older who have skills below a 12th grade level. Students will acquire the necessary skills to be successful in post-secondary education, training, and employment. Classes offer help with math, reading and writing, and assist with GED® test preparation. You must register in advance online at http://www.tri-c.edu/able-ged-esol or call 216-371-7138.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 08, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Career Transition Center hosts a weekly job club for job seekers. Meet and mingle with others in transition to share leads and challenges; hear from facilitators and guest speakers. Start your week with support and a positive attitude! All job seekers are welcome.
Location
Meeting Room E
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 08, 2017
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
A fun chess club for all levels of ability and for both teens and adults. The club will be facilitated by Mike Reeves, a long-time instructor with Progress with Chess and the Shaker Heights High School Chess Club. The library will provide the chess sets and refreshments will be served. No registration is necessary.
Location
Project Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 08, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Join us at "The Academy" Tavern for a bite and discussion on the book, The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League by Jeff Hobbs.
This true story of a young African American struggling to navigate between his Ivy League University and his crime-ridden neighborhood of Newark is written by his former roommate. Through his examination of his classmate’s complicated life, the author explores the issues of race and class in America.
Academy Tavern is located at 12800 LArchmere Boulevard.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Tri-C offers free basic education classes to help students ages 16 and older who have skills below a 12th grade level. Students will acquire the necessary skills to be successful in post-secondary education, training, and employment. Classes offer help with math, reading and writing, and assist with GED® test preparation. You must register in advance online at http://www.tri-c.edu/able-ged-esol or call 216-371-7138.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu by Joshua Hammer
This fast-paced narrative reports the heroic effort to preserve Mali’s cultural heritage in the form of more than 350,000 ancient Islamic and secular manuscripts after Al Qaeda captured Timbuktu in 2012.
Books will be available one month before the discussion at the Main Library Reference desk. Please register online at shakerlibrary.org, by calling 216-991-2030, or when you pick up your copy.
Location
Meeting Room G
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
ESL, a free program for those seeking to learn to read and speak English, meets at 7 pm every Tuesday on the second floor of Main library.
Location
Project Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Starting a non-profit organization can be confusing and complex. This session will address the requirements and challenges, and will describe how to recruit and orient board members as well as providing some tools to assure success . This program will be presented by Anita Fitch Khayat, an experienced business executive and SCORE counselor/ mentor to entrepreneurs.
Location
Room E and Room F combined
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Another One Goes Tonight by Peter Lovesey
Two police officers respond to one last call after a late night on the job when the patrol car spins out of control, killing one cop and landing the other in critical condition. Detective Diamond, having been sent to investigate the scene in order to determine the fault of the accident, arrives several hours later to find that a civilian involved in the crash has been left unattended. He calls for an ambulance and administers CPR immediately. After a while he becomes suspicious of the civilian and wonders if he saved the life a serial killer. Books will be available at the Main Reference desk one month before the discussion.
Location
Boardroom
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Microsoft Word is the premier way to create and edit documents. Learn the basics of fonts, paragraphs, page layout, saving, proofing, and printing a document. Proficiency with a keyboard and mouse are required for this class.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Tri-C offers free basic education classes to help students ages 16 and older who have skills below a 12th grade level. Students will acquire the necessary skills to be successful in post-secondary education, training, and employment. Classes offer help with math, reading and writing, and assist with GED® test preparation. You must register in advance online at http://www.tri-c.edu/able-ged-esol or call 216-371-7138.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Time
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
This Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is a fun, interactive 6-week workshop where 10-15 adults living with a chronic disease (ex. high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, etc.) and who want to improve their health learn ways to do so. Workshops are led by two trained leaders from Fairhill Partners who know firsthand what it takes to improve their health and well-being. Over the 6-weeks, you’ll learn how to eat healthy, exercise, reduce stress, and talk with family and doctors. If you take the workshop, you will receive a relaxation CD and the Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions book at NO CHARGE.
This workshop is co-sponsored by the City of Shaker Heights and Shaker Heights Public Library. Advance registration for this 6 week series is mandatory.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
This class will break down the complicated, confusing, and often contradictory world of nutrition science into usable and applicable information that can get you on the right track to eating healthy and feeling better. It will be taught by Victor Geremia who is a certified athletic trainer and strength and conditioning coach at Health 360 Fitness Center with a research interest in nutrition.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Tri-C offers free basic education classes to help students ages 16 and older who have skills below a 12th grade level. Students will acquire the necessary skills to be successful in post-secondary education, training, and employment. Classes offer help with math, reading and writing, and assist with GED® test preparation. You must register in advance online at http://www.tri-c.edu/able-ged-esol or call 216-371-7138.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
PowerPoint 2013 allows you to create digital slideshows (called presentations) with text and pictures. Learn to create slides, change paragraph and font settings, and use designs and layouts. We will also look at inserting pictures and adding transitions, timings, and animations. Concepts covered in the Word 2013 I class are required for this class.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Big yard, small yard, no yard - - Come learn from the Master Gardeners of Cuyahoga County how to garden creatively in containers. There is no limit to what you can grow: herbs, vegetables, annuals and perennials. We will share with you what you need to know to get started and successfully garden in contains through the seasons.

Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Come learn how to play mah jongg at Shaker Library. The popular game mah jongg is played by a group of four. It's a good brain workout and it's great fun to play regularly with family or friends. We will go over the basics of American-style mah jongg using the library's mah jongg set, which is also available to use anytime at the library. Registration online or by calling 216-991-2030 is required.
Location
Project Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 15, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Tri-C offers free basic education classes to help students ages 16 and older who have skills below a 12th grade level. Students will acquire the necessary skills to be successful in post-secondary education, training, and employment. Classes offer help with math, reading and writing, and assist with GED® test preparation. You must register in advance online at http://www.tri-c.edu/able-ged-esol or call 216-371-7138.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 15, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Career Transition Center hosts a weekly job club for job seekers. Meet and mingle with others in transition to share leads and challenges; hear from facilitators and guest speakers. Start your week with support and a positive attitude! All job seekers are welcome.
Location
Meeting Room E
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Tri-C offers free basic education classes to help students ages 16 and older who have skills below a 12th grade level. Students will acquire the necessary skills to be successful in post-secondary education, training, and employment. Classes offer help with math, reading and writing, and assist with GED® test preparation. You must register in advance online at http://www.tri-c.edu/able-ged-esol or call 216-371-7138.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
ESL, a free program for those seeking to learn to read and speak English, meets at 7 pm every Tuesday on the second floor of Main library.
Location
Project Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
On the internet, you will find many offers of assistance for finding grants (for a price, of course). Attend this session and learn how to do that on your own. We will provide you information on how to search for grant opportunities, how to assess whether you meet the eligibility requirements, and if so, how to approach writing an application. This program will be presented by Anita Fitch Khayat, an experienced business executive and SCORE counselor/ mentor to new businesses.
Location
Room E and Room F combined
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Tri-C offers free basic education classes to help students ages 16 and older who have skills below a 12th grade level. Students will acquire the necessary skills to be successful in post-secondary education, training, and employment. Classes offer help with math, reading and writing, and assist with GED® test preparation. You must register in advance online at http://www.tri-c.edu/able-ged-esol or call 216-371-7138.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Time
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
This Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is a fun, interactive 6-week workshop where 10-15 adults living with a chronic disease (ex. high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, etc.) and who want to improve their health learn ways to do so. Workshops are led by two trained leaders from Fairhill Partners who know firsthand what it takes to improve their health and well-being. Over the 6-weeks, you’ll learn how to eat healthy, exercise, reduce stress, and talk with family and doctors. If you take the workshop, you will receive a relaxation CD and the Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions book at NO CHARGE.
This workshop is co-sponsored by the City of Shaker Heights and Shaker Heights Public Library. Advance registration for this 6 week series is mandatory.
Location
Meeting Room F
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Description
Join this fun group of knitters and crocheters to give and get help and just have a good time with yarn. All experience and ability levels welcome. Led by experienced yarn woman Fern Braverman.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
An informal opportunity for patrons and staff to talk and share about mutual interests. Each session will include a presentation on a topic suggested by a participant and time for conversation on that topic or others of interest. Refreshments will be served. All are welcome and no registration is needed.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Get answers to your questions about mobile devices. Bring in your mobile device or try our range of tablets and e-readers. This class is an open-format Q&A session.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Coloring is not just for kids anymore! Adults are rediscovering the calming and creative pleasure of coloring with intricate and beautiful images made just for us. Join us for a relaxing hour of coloring and conversation. We'll provide coloring pages and colored pencils on a different theme each month. You're also welcome to bring your own sheets, books or coloring supplies. Refreshments will be served.
Location
Project Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
The technology trainer will be waiting to help you in the Computer Center. Get answers to your technology questions.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
Navigating between their Indian traditions and a baffling new world, the characters in Lahiri's elegant, touching stories seek love beyond the barriers of culture and generations. The book won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Monday, May 22, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Career Transition Center hosts a weekly job club for job seekers. Meet and mingle with others in transition to share leads and challenges; hear from facilitators and guest speakers. Start your week with support and a positive attitude! All job seekers are welcome.
Location
Meeting Room E
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 22, 2017
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
A fun chess club for all levels of ability and for both teens and adults. The club will be facilitated by Mike Reeves, a long-time instructor with Progress with Chess and the Shaker Heights High School Chess Club. The library will provide the chess sets and refreshments will be served. No registration is necessary.
Location
Project Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 22, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Enjoy poetry read by poets, Adam Gianelli, Nin Andrews and Christine Howey.

Adam Giannelli, raised in Shaker Heights, is the author of Tremulous Hinge, winner of the Iowa Poetry Prize, (University of Iowa Press, 2017). His poems have appeared in the Kenyon Review, New England Review, Ploughshares, Yale Review, FIELD, and elsewhere. He is also the translator of a selection of prose poems by Marosa di Giorgio, Diadem (BOA Editions, 2012), which was shortlisted for the 2013 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation.

Nin Andrews’s poems and stories have appeared in many literary journals and anthologies including Ploughshares, The Paris Review, Best American Poetry (1997, 2001, 2003, 2013), The Best American Erotic Poems from 1800, The Best American Prose Poems, No Boundaries, Sudden Stories: A Mammoth Anthology of Miniscule Fiction, The House of Your Dreams: An International Collection of Prose Poems, Seriously Funny, and Nothing to Declare: A Guide to the Flash Sequence. The recipient of an individual artist grant from the Ohio Arts Council in 1997 and again in 2003, she is the author of six chapbooks and six full-length poetry collections. Her book, Why God Is a Woman, won the 2016 Ohioana award in poetry. Her next book, Miss August, will be published in the spring of 2017. The mother of two grown children, she lives in Poland, Ohio, with her husband, a physics professor and bass player, and their Boston terrier, Froda.

Christine Howey is a performance poet, and was recently named Poet Laureate of Cleveland Heights, Ohio for 2016-2018. Her one-person show of poetry about her transgender journey, Exact Change, had its world premiere at Cleveland Public Theatre in January, 2014. Since then, it has been performed at Playhouse Square in Cleveland, at the 2015 New York International Fringe Festival, and at several other venues. A movie version of the play is due to be released in 2017.

Her poems have appeared in Pudding Magazine, Star Line, Stethos (the Medical Humanities Journal of the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine), and Muse, as well as in the anthologies What I Knew Before I Knew, Mercury Retrograde, While You Were Sleeping I Dreamt a Poem, Guide to Kulchur Creative Journal #4, and Open Earth. She has also published two books of poetry: If You Find Yourself Submerged in a Pond Under Ice and Thin Chance, or How to Get a Reputation as a Dick.


Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

A.J. Fikry, owner of Island Books, has recently hit a bit of a rough patch. His wife has died, sales are waning and, most recently, there was the theft of his most prized possession: a rare collection of poems by Edgar Allen Poe. When a mysterious package arrives on his doorstep, it gives him a new perspective and a second chance at life.
Books will be available one month before the discussion at the Main Library Reference desk. Please register online at shakerlibrary.org, by calling 216-991-2030 or when you pick up your copy.
Location
Meeting Room G
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
ESL, a free program for those seeking to learn to read and speak English, meets at 7 pm every Tuesday on the second floor of Main library.
Location
Project Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
You’ve learned the basics of creating documents. Now learn how to make them look professional. This class covers designs, styles, tables, and pictures. We will also look at advanced clipboard functions and the “find” and “replace” tools. Concepts covered in the Word 2013 I class are required for this class.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Time
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
This Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is a fun, interactive 6-week workshop where 10-15 adults living with a chronic disease (ex. high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, etc.) and who want to improve their health learn ways to do so. Workshops are led by two trained leaders from Fairhill Partners who know firsthand what it takes to improve their health and well-being. Over the 6-weeks, you’ll learn how to eat healthy, exercise, reduce stress, and talk with family and doctors. If you take the workshop, you will receive a relaxation CD and the Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions book at NO CHARGE.
This workshop is co-sponsored by the City of Shaker Heights and Shaker Heights Public Library. Advance registration for this 6 week series is mandatory.
Location
Meeting Room F
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
If you want to start a business or have already done so, and don't have a plan, you may find yourself going off in the wrong direction. There are a number of issues that you must consider in developing your business plan. We will explore what those issues are, and what questions you might want to answer before committing to your dream. We will review the elements of the business plan, what information needs to go in each section, and what resources you might use to find the information. This program will be presented by Bob Cohen of Cleveland SCORE.

Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Cloud storage allows you to back up your files and access them from any computer with an Internet connection. We will help you pick a cloud storage service that is right for you and show you how to use it. The services covered include Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, and Box.com. Proficiency with a keyboard, mouse, and web browser are required for this class.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Time
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Power Platting - Technology Tools to Create Pictures from Property Descriptions

Presented by Chris Staats

Property descriptions in some deeds can be very confusing. Software tools add power and flexibility in the platting of property and creation of maps to aid in your research. This presentation focuses on a number of tools to help you plat property descriptions using software.

Chris Staats is a Cleveland, Ohio-based professional genealogical researcher, presenter, and writer. He has written articles for Family Tree Magazine, Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly, and other publications. Chris has given presentations covering methodology, resources, technology, and other topics at genealogical societies and libraries across Ohio. He is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, chapter representative for the Great Lakes APG chapter, and Seminar Chairperson for the Western Reserve Historical Society’s Genealogical Committee.
Location
Room E and Room F combined
Library
Main Library

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

New users click on the Sign Me Up button.
Important Messages
Shaker Reads: Adult Summer Reading Challenge
Memorial Day (May 29) to Labor Day (September 7), 2017

This summer, OverDrive will donate $1 to Shaker Library for every book you read, up to $500.

How many books can you read to help us reach our goal?
Simply read what you want and as often as you like.

To register for our Adult Summer Reading Challenge, click on the 'Sign Me Up' link. Create a username and password; enter your phone number and email, and the number of books you hope to read. After you verify your email address by clicking on the link that is emailed to you, you will be emailed your username and password for future logins.

After you read a book, log in, enter the title and author, the format you used (Audiobook? E-book? Hardback or Paperback?) and rate the book from 1 to 5 stars. You are also welcome to post a review.
Any book in any genre and any format counts!
  • Looking for summer reading suggestions? Attend our HOT NEW READS Preview Night! Random House representative ?name? will be our featured speaker at our Friends of Shaker Library annual meeting on Wednesday, June 14 at 7pm. She will preview the best new fiction and nonfiction and will have giveaways to share!

  • When you register for our Summer Reading Challenge, we'll give you a HOME OF A SHAKER READER yard sign to display in your yard or window to show that you are a Shaker Reader!


  • Keep track of your progress online, or by calling or visiting us. Each book you read and rate means another $1 from OverDrive for the Library!

  • Just for registering, you are eligible to win weekly prizes of Heinen's and Shaker Hardware gift cards!


  • At the end of the challenge, 'Keep on Reading' with us at our Book Club Round Up party after Labor Day, on September 7.

  • Special thanks to our generous sponsors: Friends of the Shaker Library, OverDrive, Heinen's, and Random House.

Adults 18 years and older are eligible to participate.

Prizes must be picked up by Friday, September 15.

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