Shaker Heights Public Library
Summer Reading 2016
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Wednesday, May 04, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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, May 04, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs and fun! No registration required: groups of 6 or more please call ahead to check for space availability.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 05, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 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
Thursday, May 05, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Stories, songs, and movement for 2 year old children with a grown-up. Child must be 2 years old by the first date in program series.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, May 05, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs and fun! No registration required; groups of 6 or more please call ahead to check for space availability.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, May 07, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 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
Monday, May 09, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 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, May 09, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 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
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Stories, songs, and movement for 2 year old child with a grown-up. Child must be 2 years old by the first date in program series.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 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
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 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, May 10, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 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, May 10, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 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, May 11, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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, May 11, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs and fun! No registration required: groups of 6 or more please call ahead to check for space availability.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 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
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Stories, songs, and movement for 2 year old children with a grown-up. Child must be 2 years old by the first date in program series.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs and fun! No registration required; groups of 6 or more please call ahead to check for space availability.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 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
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 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
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 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, May 18, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 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
Saturday, May 21, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 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
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 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
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Sing, Play, Learn and grow in this free demo class of musical fun. For toddlers aged 18 months to 3.5 years.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Sing, Play, Learn and grow in this free demo class of musical fun. For babies up to 17 months.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 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, May 25, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 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
Saturday, May 28, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 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
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 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
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 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, June 01, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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
Thursday, June 02, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 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
Thursday, June 02, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
A special room filled with literacy-based activities just for babies from birth to 18 months and their parents or caregivers.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

If you have already registered for the 2016 Preschool program, enter your user name and password and click on the Login button.

New users click on the Sign Me Up button.
Important Messages
Beginning June 2, color a hat for every day that you read together for at least 15 minutes. You can share your books at the library, at home, or anywhere you like! Please color only one hat per day.

Log the number of days you read together online or report them in person at the library to earn the following prizes:


10 days of reading - Choose a book
20 days of reading - A brand new box of crayons
30 days of reading - A fun hand puppet


All reading time must be logged online or reported to a library staff member by 5:30 p.m. on August 6. Prizes may be picked up at either library until August 20.

Remember, reading together with your children is the single most important way to help them get ready to read!




Download a reading record to track your hours.