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Summer Reading 2014
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Upcoming Events
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Date
Saturday, December 20, 2014
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

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Date
Saturday, December 20, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELED: Focusing on PowerPoint 2010, participants will learn the objects that can be animated in a slideshow and the actions to control the timing of events.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

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Date
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
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 in a meeting room on the second floor of the Main library.
Location
Meeting Room F
Library
Main Library

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Date
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Get an overview of the kinds of digital devices available (smartphones, minis, tablets), try them for yourself, and stay up-to-date in our device-driven world.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
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 in a meeting room on the second floor of the Main library.
Location
Meeting Room F
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 03, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Mouse and keyboarding are still used for inputting commands and data, but they are quickly being replaced by touchscreens and verbal interactions. We cover them all, making sure you can at least use the mouse and keyboard.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, January 05, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Bonnie Dick, founder of the Career Transition Center, leads a jobs club for those in transition. Meet and mingle with other jobseekers and get leads for employment.
Location
Meeting Room E
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, January 05, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
A fun chess club for all levels of ability and for both teens and adults. The library will provide the chess sets and refreshments will be served. No registration is necessary.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Learn basic word processing skills using Word 2010. Formatting, page setup, and document types will be covered.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
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 in a meeting room on the second floor of the Main library.
Location
Meeting Room F
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 07, 2015
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, January 07, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Learn how to use PowerPoint 2010 to create digital slideshows (called presentations) with text and pictures.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 08, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Learn how to build a network of “business friends” to help uncover hidden job opportunities and to learn more about companies and their cultures. Learn how to build and maintain business relationships that can help you throughout your career.
Location
Meeting Room F
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 08, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Learn the basics of spreadsheet construction and formulas using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics may also be applied to other spreadsheet programs.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, January 12, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
This free class is to prepare students to be successful with the GED. You must register in advance online at http://www.tri-c.edu/ged or by calling 216 - 371-7138.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, January 12, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Bonnie Dick, founder of the Career Transition Center, leads a jobs club for those in transition. Meet and mingle with other jobseekers and get leads for employment.
Location
Meeting Room E
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
North of Boston by Elisabeth Elo
Surviving a fishing boat collision that kills her friend, tough-talking Bostonian Pirio Kasparov is convinced the incident was no accident. When the Navy taps her to participate in a research project with a curious journalist, the two unravel a dangerous plot involving the frigid whaling grounds off Baffin Island.
Books will be available at the Main Library Reference desk one month before the discussion.
Location
Boardroom
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
This free class is to prepare students to be successful with the GED. You must register in advance online at http://www.tri-c.edu/ged or by calling 216 - 371-7138.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This class considers Templates, Styles, text wrapping and Tables to make more attractive documents with Word 2010.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
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 in a meeting room on the second floor of the Main library.
Location
Meeting Room F
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Time
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith
Cormoran Strike, a struggling PI who lost his leg in Afghanistan, takes on the case of a super model’s suspicious suicide. Along with his secretary Robin, he must wade through the world of fashion sifting through million-dollar beauties, rock-star boyfriends and designers to uncover the truth. Books will be available at the Main Library Reference desk one month before the discussion.

Location
Meeting Room G
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
This free class is to prepare students to be successful with the GED. You must register in advance online at http://www.tri-c.edu/ged or by calling 216 - 371-7138.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

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Date
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
More than just graphics, objects in slideshows can include clip art, pictures, text boxes, movies and sounds. Other presentation software can be demonstrated, but we will concentrate on using objects in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

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Date
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
This free class is to prepare students to be successful with the GED. You must register in advance online at http://www.tri-c.edu/ged or by calling 216 - 371-7138.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

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Date
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Job seekers in almost all fields need a LinkedIn profile to be considered for an interview or a screening phone call. Use it meet people who can your search and to find companies that are hiring. Get hands-on help in the computer lab to set up a great profile. You will need to have an email address, at least minimal computer skills, and a resume in Word on a flash drive to cut and paste to your profile. Register in advance to reserve a computer.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Explore the ways Excel 2010 can display data as charts of visual information; learn the ways data can be visualized, and review chart types to understand how they are used and with what kind of data.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 17, 2015
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

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Date
Saturday, January 17, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Wired or wireless? What is a domain? Why do we say web sites have URLs instead of addresses? This class covers basic Internet topics, how web browsers work, and easy ways to keep track of your favorite digital places.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

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Important Messages
Get Creative and Read this summer at Shaker Library!

Log your summer reading activities and enter to win weekly prizes donated by area merchants to help stimulate your creativity.

One GRAND PRIZE winner will receive a Kindle Fire. To be eligible to enter:

Read or Listen to a Book
Take a Computer Class
Join a Book Discussion
Attend a Library Program
Complete a Puzzle

All Prizes must be picked up at the Main Library or Bertram Woods Branch by August 23.
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Shyt List
Author
Reign
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Dark Places
Author
Gillian Flynn
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Adult Puzzle
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In too Deep
Author
Brenda Jackson
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Shugo Chara!,
Author
Pit Peach
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A young girl is the keeper of powerful eggs. What will happen if they fell into the wrong hands?- Graphic Novel-  Shaker Heights Public Library Catalog
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