Shaker Heights Public Library
Summer Reading 2018
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Wednesday, December 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, December 12, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Design your own comic strip using easy to learn storyboard software. Drag and drop backgrounds and characters to make your stories come to life!  Participants will need an email account if they wish to continue their project at home.  For grades 4-6.

Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 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, December 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, December 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, December 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
Saturday, December 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, December 17, 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.

Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 17, 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.

Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 17, 2018
Time
4:15 PM
Description
Create your own unique wrapping paper!  For preschool thru grade 6. No registration required.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 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, December 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

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 19, 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, December 19, 2018
Time
3:00 PM
Description
Create your own unique wrapping paper!  For preschool thru grade 6. No registration required.
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Whether racing friends in Mario Kart or dancing until you drop, you'll have a blast with the Wii! For grades K-6. No registration required.

Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 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
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 20, 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, December 20, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Our doggy listeners are certified therapy dogs and love to listen to stories. 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, December 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
Thursday, December 27, 2018
Time
2:00 PM
Description
In this 2-day program, work as a team to unlock achievements as you explore an all new Captive Minecraft map. . This program is generously funded by MyCom.  For ages 8-12..

Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 28, 2018
Time
2:00 PM
Description
In this 2-day program, work as a team to unlock achievements as you explore an all new Captive Minecraft map. . This program is generously funded by MyCom.  For ages 8-12..

Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 02, 2019
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, January 02, 2019
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Get up and get moving at the library this winter break! Show us your best Electro Shuffle, Floss, or Dab.  For grades K-6.  No registration required.
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 03, 2019
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, January 03, 2019
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
Saturday, January 05, 2019
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, January 07, 2019
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, January 07, 2019
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, January 07, 2019
Time
4:15 PM
Description
Are your fingers itching to do some stitching? Can you barely show restraint when it comes to pens and paint? If you love everything crafty, come to the Main Library for some after school crafting and creative fun. For grades K-6.  No registration required.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, January 07, 2019
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Stories, songs, and rhymes for babies, preschoolers, and their caregivers.
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 08, 2019
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, January 08, 2019
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, January 08, 2019
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, January 08, 2019
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, January 08, 2019
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 08, 2019
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, January 09, 2019
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, January 09, 2019
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Come and build together. For grades K-6.  No registration required.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 10, 2019
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, January 10, 2019
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, January 10, 2019
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, January 10, 2019
Time
1:30 PM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Time
4:15 PM
Description
Lift a chunk of ice using a piece of twine. Can you make it happen?  For grades K-3.

Location
Children's Program 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.

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.