Shaker Heights Public Library
Summer Reading 2017
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Time
4:15 PM
Description
Drop in for dragon stories and a snack.  Come ready to talk about your favorite dragons!  Best for ages 5-11.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 16, 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, January 17, 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, January 17, 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
Thursday, January 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
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 18, 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, January 18, 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, January 18, 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, January 18, 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, January 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
Monday, January 22, 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, January 22, 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, January 22, 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, January 22, 2018
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Stories, songs, and rhymes for babies, preschoolers, and their caregivers.
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 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
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 23, 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, January 23, 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, January 23, 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, January 23, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 23, 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, January 24, 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
Thursday, January 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
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 25, 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, January 25, 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, January 25, 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, January 25, 2018
Time
4:15 PM
Description
Learn about atoms and molecular structure by building candy models. For grades 4-6.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 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
Monday, January 29, 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, January 29, 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, January 29, 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, January 29, 2018
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Stories, songs, and rhymes for babies, preschoolers, and their caregivers.
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 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
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 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
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 30, 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, January 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
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Time
4:15 PM
Description

Help make someone's winter a little warmer. Hear an inspiring story about giving to others and then make fleece blankets to donate to someone in need. For grades K-6.

Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 30, 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, January 31, 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
Thursday, February 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, February 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, February 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, February 01, 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, February 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, February 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, February 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, February 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 6-11.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

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

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

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
Time
4:15 PM
Description

Dave the Potter was an African-American artist, poet, and slave who lived during the 1800s. Discover what made him special and make your own pot out of clay. For grades 1-4.

Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 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, February 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, February 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
Thursday, February 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, February 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, February 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, February 08, 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, February 08, 2018
Time
4:15 PM
Description
Learn about the legacy of George Washington Carver and perform an experiment related to his work.  For grades 4-6.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, February 08, 2018
Time
7:00 PM
Description

Oluremi is a dynamic storyteller in the African-American oral tradition. Bring the whole family to enjoy this special storytelling event for all ages. No registration required.

Location
Room E and Room F combined
Library
Main Library

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

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

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Are you a Mario maniac? Super Smash superhero? Test your Wii skills and play with your friends. For ages 6-11. No registration required.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 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, February 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, February 14, 2018
Time
4:15 PM
Description
Listen to some favorite stories by African-American authors including "Flossie and the Fox" by Pat McKissack and "I Need a Lunch Box" by Jeanette Caines. Snacks, too! For grades K-2. 
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, February 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, February 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, February 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, February 15, 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, February 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

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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.

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