Shaker Heights Public Library
Summer Reading 2018
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Wednesday, April 25, 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
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 25, 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, April 25, 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, April 26, 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
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 26, 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, April 26, 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
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Time
1:30 PM
Description
Join us for rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Time
4:15 PM
Description

Learn about electrical conduction by sculpting circuits from playdough. Grades 4-6.

Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, April 27, 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
Friday, April 27, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Celebrate the winners in this year's Arbor Day Poster and PoeTREE Contest.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 28, 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
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, April 30, 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
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, April 30, 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
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, April 30, 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, April 30, 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, April 30, 2018
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Stories, songs, and rhymes for babies, preschoolers, and their caregivers.
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 01, 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, May 01, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
We'll share stories, songs, and movement for 2 year olds with a grown-up.
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 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
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 01, 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, May 01, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Join us for rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 01, 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
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 02, 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
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 02, 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, May 03, 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
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 03, 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, May 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
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 03, 2018
Time
1:30 PM
Description
Join us for rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Friday, May 04, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Make-up date for April 13
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, May 05, 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
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 07, 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
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 07, 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
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 07, 2018
Time
3:15 PM
Description
Learn how to make a different kind of easy, delicious pizza with a waffle maker. Sample some, too!  Ages 12-14.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Monday, May 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
Monday, May 07, 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, May 07, 2018
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Stories, songs, and rhymes for babies, preschoolers, and their caregivers.
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 08, 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, May 08, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
We'll share stories, songs, and movement for 2 year olds with a grown-up.
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 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
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 08, 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, May 08, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Join us for rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 08, 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
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 09, 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
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 09, 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, May 09, 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, May 10, 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
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 10, 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, May 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
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Time
1:30 PM
Description
Join us for rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Time
4:15 PM
Description

Dissect a flower, and learn how plants are both like and not like people. Grades 1-3.

Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 12, 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
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 14, 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
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 14, 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
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 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
Monday, May 14, 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, May 14, 2018
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Stories, songs, and rhymes for babies, preschoolers, and their caregivers.
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 15, 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, May 15, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
We'll share stories, songs, and movement for 2 year olds with a grown-up.
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 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
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 15, 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, May 15, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Join us for rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 15, 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
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 16, 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
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description

Learn to code by using Scratch, an easy drag-and-drop web software that helps to teach coding basics.  For ages 8-12.

Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 16, 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, May 17, 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
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 17, 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, May 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
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Time
1:30 PM
Description
Join us for rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, May 17, 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
Saturday, May 19, 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
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 21, 2018
Time
3:15 PM
Description
Cookies for breakfast can be good for you! Learn how to make a delicious and nutritious cookie for breakfast or anytime. Ages 12-14.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Monday, May 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
Monday, May 21, 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
Tuesday, May 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
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 22, 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
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 23, 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
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 23, 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, May 23, 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, May 24, 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
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 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
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Time
4:15 PM
Description

Dissect a flower, and learn how plants are both like and not like people. Grades 4-6.

Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

If you have already registered for the 2018 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
Thanks for participating in the Shaker Library summer reading program!
All days logged before 5:30 p.m. on August 11th, 2018 can count towards earning a prize.



Sign up - Get a sticker
10 days of reading - Choose a new book
20 days of reading - Get creative with sidewalk chalk
30 days of reading - Have fun with your own playdough


Prizes may be picked up at either library until August 18.

Remember, reading together with your children is the single most important way to help them get ready to read on their own! In addition, singing, talking, writing, and playing also contribute to early literacy success.
Have fun!