Shaker Heights Public Library
Summer Reading 2017
Welcome to Shaker Library's Summer Reading Program.
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Tuesday, June 06, 2017
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Are you a Mario maniac? Super Smash superhero? Test your Wii skills against your friends' and show us what you're made of! For kids grades 1-6.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 08, 2017
Time
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Engineer a catapult using rubber bands and popsicle sticks. For grades 1-3.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 12, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short fun reading and a tasty afternoon snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short fun reading and a tasty afternoon snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Time
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Description
Take a new look at classical music by listening to a fun classical music murder mystery. Learn the basics of conducting so you can be the “leader of the band” or at least pretend to be! For grades 3-6.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short fun reading and a tasty afternoon snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Build with Legos to your heart's content! For kids grades K-6.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short fun reading and a tasty afternoon snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Our doggy listeners are certified with Therapy Dogs International and love to listen to stories. Each child may register for a 15-minutes time slot. For grades K-6. Register in person or by phone beginning 2 weeks before each program.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, June 16, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short fun reading and a tasty afternoon snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 19, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short fun reading and a tasty afternoon snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 19, 2017
Time
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Follow the clues to catch the wily thief who stole Ms. Baker’s cookies! Then, celebrate your detective skills with a cookie reward as you listen to a mystery story! For grades 1-3.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short fun reading and a tasty afternoon snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Are you a Mario maniac? Super Smash superhero? Test your Wii skills against your friends' and show us what you're made of! For kids grades 1-6.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short fun reading and a tasty afternoon snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Celebrate The Beatles, one of the very first rock-n-roll bands. We will explore their rise to fame, their humor, and their fun song lyrics. Sing along or write your own song! For grades 3-6.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short fun reading and a tasty afternoon snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Time
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Learn how plants thrive, and then plant seeds to care for at home. For grades 1-3.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, June 23, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short fun reading and a tasty afternoon snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, June 24, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Listen to stories about safety from real police officers who will share their expertise and answer your questions. After the story time, walk over to the Shaker Heights Police Department for a tour and safety demonstration! Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 26, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short fun reading and a tasty afternoon snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

If you have already registered for the 2017 School Age program, enter your user name and password and click on the Login button.

New users click on the Sign Me Up button.
Important Messages
Congratulations! Now that you have signed up for summer reading, be sure to pick up your registration prize at the library.

Friday, June 2, start recording your reading time online or in person at the library. This year, we will build our own necklaces as we read through the summer. For every hour you read, you will earn a bead for your necklace. You will earn special beads called "brag tags" for reading milestones and extra tasks you do.

Prizes
Sign-Up Prize - Starter necklace
10 hours – A new book
20 & 30 hours – Brag tags
100 hours – Special brag tag

Toot your own horn! Earn an extra brag tag by reaching your
own personal summer reading goal.



Prizes may be picked up at either library until August 19.

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