Shaker Heights Public Library
Summer Reading 2014
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
The Reading Skills Center provides an opportunity for students to get some extra reading practice, work on increasing their reading level, or brush up on reading skills before taking a standardized test. Each student can spend up to 15 minutes reading one-on-one with a helpful teacher, and up to 15 minutes independently reading or practicing skills using online resources, per day. An adult must be present to register the child at the first visit.
Location
Meeting Room F
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 29, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
The Reading Skills Center provides an opportunity for students to get some extra reading practice, work on increasing their reading level, or brush up on reading skills before taking a standardized test. Each student can spend up to 15 minutes reading one-on-one with a helpful teacher, and up to 15 minutes independently reading or practicing skills using online resources, per day. An adult must be present to register the child at the first visit.
Location
Meeting Room F
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Time
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
An enriching program that encourages children to express themselves using their imagination and words. Poetry, creative fiction, writing letters, postcards and newsletters, as well as creating menus and maps are just some of the writing forms that young writers will explore.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
The Reading Skills Center provides an opportunity for students to get some extra reading practice, work on increasing their reading level, or brush up on reading skills before taking a standardized test. Each student can spend up to 15 minutes reading one-on-one with a helpful teacher, and up to 15 minutes independently reading or practicing skills using online resources, per day. An adult must be present to register the child at the first visit.
Location
Meeting Room F
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
The Reading Skills Center provides an opportunity for students to get some extra reading practice, work on increasing their reading level, or brush up on reading skills before taking a standardized test. Each student can spend up to 15 minutes reading one-on-one with a helpful teacher, and up to 15 minutes independently reading or practicing skills using online resources, per day. An adult must be present to register the child at the first visit.
Location
Meeting Room F
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Time
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Don't get detention! Join Big Nate and the rest of the gang from PS 38 for activities, a craft and a snack.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Monday, October 06, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
The Reading Skills Center provides an opportunity for students to get some extra reading practice, work on increasing their reading level, or brush up on reading skills before taking a standardized test. Each student can spend up to 15 minutes reading one-on-one with a helpful teacher, and up to 15 minutes independently reading or practicing skills using online resources, per day. An adult must be present to register the child at the first visit.
Location
Meeting Room F
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Time
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
An enriching program that encourages children to express themselves using their imagination and words. Poetry, creative fiction, writing letters, postcards and newsletters, as well as creating menus and maps are just some of the writing forms that young writers will explore.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
The Reading Skills Center provides an opportunity for students to get some extra reading practice, work on increasing their reading level, or brush up on reading skills before taking a standardized test. Each student can spend up to 15 minutes reading one-on-one with a helpful teacher, and up to 15 minutes independently reading or practicing skills using online resources, per day. An adult must be present to register the child at the first visit.
Location
Meeting Room F
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
The Reading Skills Center provides an opportunity for students to get some extra reading practice, work on increasing their reading level, or brush up on reading skills before taking a standardized test. Each student can spend up to 15 minutes reading one-on-one with a helpful teacher, and up to 15 minutes independently reading or practicing skills using online resources, per day. An adult must be present to register the child at the first visit.
Location
Meeting Room F
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Time
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
An enriching program that encourages children to express themselves using their imagination and words. Poetry, creative fiction, writing letters, postcards and newsletters, as well as creating menus and maps are just some of the writing forms that young writers will explore.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
The Reading Skills Center provides an opportunity for students to get some extra reading practice, work on increasing their reading level, or brush up on reading skills before taking a standardized test. Each student can spend up to 15 minutes reading one-on-one with a helpful teacher, and up to 15 minutes independently reading or practicing skills using online resources, per day. An adult must be present to register the child at the first visit.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
The Reading Skills Center provides an opportunity for students to get some extra reading practice, work on increasing their reading level, or brush up on reading skills before taking a standardized test. Each student can spend up to 15 minutes reading one-on-one with a helpful teacher, and up to 15 minutes independently reading or practicing skills using online resources, per day. An adult must be present to register the child at the first visit.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Our doggy listeners are certified with Therapy Dogs International and love to listen to stories. School-age children can sign up for a 15-minute time slot beginning 2 weeks before the event. If you register online please call the children's desk to request your time slot.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, October 20, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
The Reading Skills Center provides an opportunity for students to get some extra reading practice, work on increasing their reading level, or brush up on reading skills before taking a standardized test. Each student can spend up to 15 minutes reading one-on-one with a helpful teacher, and up to 15 minutes independently reading or practicing skills using online resources, per day. An adult must be present to register the child at the first visit.
Location
Meeting Room F
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, October 20, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Celebrate fall! Enjoy songs, a story, cider and donuts around the (pretend) bonfire and make an autumn craft during this family event.
Location
Room E and Room F combined
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Time
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
An enriching program that encourages children to express themselves using their imagination and words. Poetry, creative fiction, writing letters, postcards and newsletters, as well as creating menus and maps are just some of the writing forms that young writers will explore.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
The Reading Skills Center provides an opportunity for students to get some extra reading practice, work on increasing their reading level, or brush up on reading skills before taking a standardized test. Each student can spend up to 15 minutes reading one-on-one with a helpful teacher, and up to 15 minutes independently reading or practicing skills using online resources, per day. An adult must be present to register the child at the first visit.
Location
Meeting Room F
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
The Reading Skills Center provides an opportunity for students to get some extra reading practice, work on increasing their reading level, or brush up on reading skills before taking a standardized test. Each student can spend up to 15 minutes reading one-on-one with a helpful teacher, and up to 15 minutes independently reading or practicing skills using online resources, per day. An adult must be present to register the child at the first visit.
Location
Meeting Room F
Library
Main Library

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Important Messages
Get creative and read this summer with the Shaker Heights Public Library!

Children age 6-12 can keep track of time spent reading or listening to books, and add up the hours to earn prizes. (All hours must be logged online or reported to a library staff member by 9:00 pm, Wednesday, August 6. The last day to pick up prizes is August 23.)

Prizes are awarded after reading hours are logged at 10, 25, 50, 75, and 100 hours.




Download a reading record to track your hours.