Shaker Heights Public Library
Summer Reading 2018
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Tuesday, August 21, 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, August 21, 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, August 22, 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
Thursday, August 23, 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, August 23, 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
Saturday, August 25, 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, August 27, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description

Join instructors from Sing and Swing for music and movement fun. Music Together is a research-based, developmentally appropriate music and movement class for children ages birth-5 years with a grown-up. Families will sing, play instruments, and move together in a fun 45-minute class. Space is limited to 14 children.

Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 27, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description

Join instructors from Sing and Swing for music and movement fun.  Music Together is a research-based, developmentally appropriate music and movement class for children ages birth-5 years with a grown-up. Families will sing, play instruments, and move together in a fun 45-minute class. Space is limited to 14 children.

Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 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
Tuesday, August 28, 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, August 29, 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
Thursday, August 30, 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, August 30, 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
Saturday, September 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, September 04, 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, September 04, 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, September 05, 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, September 05, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Come and build together. Ages 6-14.  No registration required.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 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
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 06, 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, September 06, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Take a look at some photographs for inspiration. Then paint your own Italian streetscape or landscape using watercolors.  For ages 12-14. No registration required.

Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, September 06, 2018
Time
4:15 PM
Description
Paint planetary beads, then string them to create a far-out necklace.  For grades 1-6.

Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 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
Monday, September 10, 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, September 10, 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, September 10, 2018
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Stories, songs, and rhymes for babies, preschoolers, and their caregivers.
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

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

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Time
4:15 PM
Description
Try some delicious Italian ice cream known as gelato-while learning some fun cultural facts about Italy and its influence on food, music, art, science, and more. For grades 3-6.

Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 11, 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, September 12, 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, September 12, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Join The Music Settlement for a free demonstration class of Music and Movement, an early childhood music class designed for parents/caregivers and children age birth to 4 years old. Participate in movement, singing, and chanting activities in a musically rich, informal environment.
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Time
4:15 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
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 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
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 13, 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, September 13, 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, September 13, 2018
Time
1:30 PM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, September 13, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Create a masterpiece out of clay. For ages 12-14.  No registration required.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, September 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
Monday, September 17, 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, September 17, 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, September 17, 2018
Time
4:15 PM
Description
Do you love eating pasta? Come to the library to learn how to make your own pasta from scratch and then take some home to cook!  For grades K-4.

Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 17, 2018
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Stories, songs, and rhymes for babies, preschoolers, and their caregivers.
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 18, 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, September 18, 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, September 18, 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, September 18, 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, September 18, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 18, 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

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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.

Tuesday, June 5, 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 and brag tag
10 hours – A new book
20 & 30 hours – Brag tags
100 hours – Special Shaker Library brag tag

Be a star! Earn an extra brag tag by reaching your
own personal summer reading goal.



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

Lastly, please take our survey and tell us how we did! Your feedback is important to us.