Shaker Heights Public Library
Summer Reading 2015
Welcome to Shaker Library's Summer Reading Program.
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Monday, September 14, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Drop in to the children’s room to test your problem-solving skills with tangrams, a traditional Chinese puzzle game. Come any time between the hours of 2:00pm to 5:00pm. Best for ages 5 and up.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 14, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Get the new school year off to a good start! Work with a teacher to brush up on reading, math, or general homework skills. An adult must be present to register the child at the first visit.
Location
Meeting Room F
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
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 15, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Get the new school year off to a good start! Work with a teacher to brush up on reading, math, or general homework skills. An adult must be present to register the child at the first visit.
Location
Meeting Room F
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Get the new school year off to a good start! Work with a teacher to brush up on reading, math, or general homework skills. An adult must be present to register the child at the first visit.
Location
Meeting Room F
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 17, 2015
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(991-2030 Option 7)to request your time slot.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 19, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Description
Discover what life was like for Kaya’aton’my as a Nimi’ipuu, or Nez Perce, girl in the 18th century. Listen to a reading from a book in the Kaya series, make a craft, and enjoy a snack.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Monday, September 21, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Get the new school year off to a good start! Work with a teacher to brush up on reading, math, or general homework skills. An adult must be present to register the child at the first visit.
Location
Meeting Room F
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
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 22, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Get the new school year off to a good start! Work with a teacher to brush up on reading, math, or general homework skills. An adult must be present to register the child at the first visit.
Location
Meeting Room F
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Get the new school year off to a good start! Work with a teacher to brush up on reading, math, or general homework skills. 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
Sign up online or at the library and collect your registration prize. Starting June 8, keep track of each hour you spend reading or listening to a book. In addition, practice some math skills and help in your community this summer. Record these activities under “Math/Volunteer Activities.”

Log your reading time and activities online or in person at the library to earn the following prizes:

Just for registering = Nite–Glow pencil

8 hours of reading + 2 math activities + 1 volunteer activity =
Choose a book

16 hours of reading + 4 math activities + 2 volunteer activities =
Color-change mood ruler

32 hours of reading = Drawstring backpack

64 hours of reading = Sport bottle

100 hours of reading = Reading medal

PLUS NEW SPECIAL BONUS PRIZE DRAWINGS!
To find out what you could win and see complete details,
Download a reading record.

All reading time and activities must be logged online or reported
to a library staff member by 5:30pm on August 7.
Prizes may be picked up at either library and will be available
until August 22.

Math Activities to Try:
- How many different shapes can you find in the library?
- Play a math game online.
- Make something from a recipe.
- Learn a new card game.
- Measure three different things.

Volunteer Activities to Try:
- Read a story to someone younger than you.
- Donate a food item to a local food drive or pantry.
- Do a household chore without being asked.
- Write a nice note to cheer someone up.
- Clean up litter in your neighborhood.


We will also offer a variety of fun and challenging activities in the library every day, so visit often!



STUDENTS OF THE SHAKER HEIGHTS PUBLIC SCHOOLS:
The library will report the names of students who participate in the summer reading program to the Shaker Heights Public Schools unless otherwise requested. Contact the library if you DO NOT want your child’s summer reading participation to be reported to his or her school.






Download a reading record to track your hours.