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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
It is never too soon to start sharing books with babies! Enjoy songs and rhymes, books and bounces in this class for babies birth to 15 months with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
We'll share stories, songs, and movement for 2 year olds with a grown-up.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Experience the wonder of words with your child through stories and songs, movement, puppets and fun in this story time for children 15-24 months with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Join us for rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Time
6:00 PM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for non-parent caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to 5 years.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Build with Legos to your heart's content! Grades K-6.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Free, drop-in homework help open to students who reside in the Shaker school district. Mercer School teachers are available to provide assistance in any academic subject. Students should bring assignments to work on and class notes or papers. A parent must complete an information form at the first visit and be present to sign their student out each day.
Location
Project Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A special room filled with literacy-based activities just for babies from birth to 12 months and their parents or caregivers.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
We'll share stories, songs, and movement for 2 year olds with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Time
1:30 PM
Description
Join us for rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Time
4:15 PM
Description
Recreate night-sky constellations using beads and pipe cleaners. For grades 1-3.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, February 26, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
It is never too soon to start sharing books with babies! Enjoy songs and rhymes, books and bounces in this class for babies birth to 15 months with a grown-up.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, February 26, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Experience the wonder of words with your child through stories and songs, movement, puppets and fun in this story time for children 15-24 months with a grown-up.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, February 26, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Free, drop-in homework help open to students who reside in the Shaker school district. Mercer School teachers are available to provide assistance in any academic subject. Students should bring assignments to work on and class notes or papers. A parent must complete an information form at the first visit and be present to sign their student out each day.
Location
Project Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, February 26, 2018
Time
4:15 PM
Description
Are your fingers itching to do some stitching? Do you love to work with pens and paint? Join us for creative, after-school fun. Ages 6-11.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, February 26, 2018
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Stories, songs, and rhymes for babies, preschoolers, and their caregivers.
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
It is never too soon to start sharing books with babies! Enjoy songs and rhymes, books and bounces in this class for babies birth to 15 months with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
We'll share stories, songs, and movement for 2 year olds with a grown-up.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Experience the wonder of words with your child through stories and songs, movement, puppets and fun in this story time for children 15-24 months with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Join us for rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Time
6:00 PM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for non-parent caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to 5 years.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Free, drop-in homework help open to students who reside in the Shaker school district. Mercer School teachers are available to provide assistance in any academic subject. Students should bring assignments to work on and class notes or papers. A parent must complete an information form at the first visit and be present to sign their student out each day.
Location
Project Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 01, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A special room filled with literacy-based activities just for babies from birth to 12 months and their parents or caregivers.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 01, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
We'll share stories, songs, and movement for 2 year olds with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, March 01, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 01, 2018
Time
1:30 PM
Description
Join us for rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, March 01, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Learn about some famous women and pose as one in our photo booth using our fun props. Then take your photo home with you! For grades K-6.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, March 03, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, March 05, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
It is never too soon to start sharing books with babies! Enjoy songs and rhymes, books and bounces in this class for babies birth to 15 months with a grown-up.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, March 05, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Experience the wonder of words with your child through stories and songs, movement, puppets and fun in this story time for children 15-24 months with a grown-up.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, March 05, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Are your fingers itching to do some stitching? Do you love to work with pens and paint? Join us for creative, after-school fun. Ages 6-14.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Monday, March 05, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Free, drop-in homework help open to students who reside in the Shaker school district. Mercer School teachers are available to provide assistance in any academic subject. Students should bring assignments to work on and class notes or papers. A parent must complete an information form at the first visit and be present to sign their student out each day.
Location
Project Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, March 05, 2018
Time
4:15 PM
Description
Are your fingers itching to do some stitching? Do you love to work with pens and paint? Join us for creative, after-school fun. Ages 6-14.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, March 05, 2018
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Stories, songs, and rhymes for babies, preschoolers, and their caregivers.
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
It is never too soon to start sharing books with babies! Enjoy songs and rhymes, books and bounces in this class for babies birth to 15 months with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
We'll share stories, songs, and movement for 2 year olds with a grown-up.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Experience the wonder of words with your child through stories and songs, movement, puppets and fun in this story time for children 15-24 months with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Join us for rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Time
6:00 PM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 07, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for non-parent caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to 5 years.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 07, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Build with Legos to your heart's content! Grades K-6.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 07, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Free, drop-in homework help open to students who reside in the Shaker school district. Mercer School teachers are available to provide assistance in any academic subject. Students should bring assignments to work on and class notes or papers. A parent must complete an information form at the first visit and be present to sign their student out each day.
Location
Project Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 08, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A special room filled with literacy-based activities just for babies from birth to 12 months and their parents or caregivers.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 08, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
We'll share stories, songs, and movement for 2 year olds with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, March 08, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 08, 2018
Time
1:30 PM
Description
Join us for rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, March 08, 2018
Time
4:15 PM
Description

Have fun learning how to make things glow in the dark. Grades 1-3.

Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, March 10, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, March 12, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
It is never too soon to start sharing books with babies! Enjoy songs and rhymes, books and bounces in this class for babies birth to 15 months with a grown-up.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, March 12, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Experience the wonder of words with your child through stories and songs, movement, puppets and fun in this story time for children 15-24 months with a grown-up.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, March 12, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Are your fingers itching to do some stitching? Do you love to work with pens and paint? Join us for creative, after-school fun. Ages 6-14.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Monday, March 12, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Free, drop-in homework help open to students who reside in the Shaker school district. Mercer School teachers are available to provide assistance in any academic subject. Students should bring assignments to work on and class notes or papers. A parent must complete an information form at the first visit and be present to sign their student out each day.
Location
Project Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, March 12, 2018
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Stories, songs, and rhymes for babies, preschoolers, and their caregivers.
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
It is never too soon to start sharing books with babies! Enjoy songs and rhymes, books and bounces in this class for babies birth to 15 months with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
We'll share stories, songs, and movement for 2 year olds with a grown-up.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Experience the wonder of words with your child through stories and songs, movement, puppets and fun in this story time for children 15-24 months with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Join us for rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Time
6:00 PM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for non-parent caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to 5 years.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Time
3:30 PM
Description

Explore the mathematical constant pi through a fun activity. Then make your own mini pie to eat!  Grades 5-8.

Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Have you ever wondered what's inside a computer? The best way to find out is to take one apart! We'll examine how computers are assembled and discuss how they work as we dissect some machines together. For ages 8-12.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Free, drop-in homework help open to students who reside in the Shaker school district. Mercer School teachers are available to provide assistance in any academic subject. Students should bring assignments to work on and class notes or papers. A parent must complete an information form at the first visit and be present to sign their student out each day.
Location
Project Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A special room filled with literacy-based activities just for babies from birth to 12 months and their parents or caregivers.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
We'll share stories, songs, and movement for 2 year olds with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Time
1:30 PM
Description
Join us for rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Our doggy listeners are certified therapy dogs and love to listen to stories. Each child may register for a 15-minute time slot. For grades K-6. Register in person, online, or by phone beginning 2 weeks before each program.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, March 16, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Join Nancy Barnett for an introduction to signing with your baby using the Baby Signs Program. Birth to 12 months with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, March 17, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, March 19, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
It is never too soon to start sharing books with babies! Enjoy songs and rhymes, books and bounces in this class for babies birth to 15 months with a grown-up.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, March 19, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Experience the wonder of words with your child through stories and songs, movement, puppets and fun in this story time for children 15-24 months with a grown-up.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, March 19, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Are your fingers itching to do some stitching? Do you love to work with pens and paint? Join us for creative, after-school fun. Ages 6-14.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Monday, March 19, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Free, drop-in homework help open to students who reside in the Shaker school district. Mercer School teachers are available to provide assistance in any academic subject. Students should bring assignments to work on and class notes or papers. A parent must complete an information form at the first visit and be present to sign their student out each day.
Location
Project Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, March 19, 2018
Time
4:15 PM
Description
Are your fingers itching to do some stitching? Do you love to work with pens and paint? Join us for creative, after-school fun. Ages 6-14.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, March 19, 2018
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Stories, songs, and rhymes for babies, preschoolers, and their caregivers.
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
It is never too soon to start sharing books with babies! Enjoy songs and rhymes, books and bounces in this class for babies birth to 15 months with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
We'll share stories, songs, and movement for 2 year olds with a grown-up.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Experience the wonder of words with your child through stories and songs, movement, puppets and fun in this story time for children 15-24 months with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Join us for rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Time
6:00 PM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for non-parent caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to 5 years.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Build with Legos to your heart's content! Grades K-6.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Free, drop-in homework help open to students who reside in the Shaker school district. Mercer School teachers are available to provide assistance in any academic subject. Students should bring assignments to work on and class notes or papers. A parent must complete an information form at the first visit and be present to sign their student out each day.
Location
Project Room
Library
Main Library

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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.

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