Shaker Heights Public Library
Summer Reading 2017
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Monday, June 26, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short fun reading and a tasty afternoon snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short fun reading and a tasty afternoon snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short fun reading and a tasty afternoon snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Who can build the tallest and strongest structure using toothpicks and marshmallows? Come to the library to try your hand at designing and building your masterpiece. For ages 6-11.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short fun reading and a tasty afternoon snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, June 30, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short fun reading and a tasty afternoon snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 03, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short fun reading and a tasty afternoon snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short fun reading and a tasty afternoon snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Time
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Bring your favorite plush bear or other plush animal for a Teddy Bear Tea Party! Your bear will join you for stories, activities, and a snack—all related to bears. For ages 4-8.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, July 06, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short fun reading and a tasty afternoon snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 06, 2017
Time
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Use your mad scientist skills to make gooey, bouncy flubber! For grades 1-3.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 07, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short fun reading and a tasty afternoon snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 10, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short fun reading and a tasty afternoon snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 10, 2017
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Create a wacky, mixed-up story and illustrate it by stitching sentences together from newspapers and magazines! For grades 4-6.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short fun reading and a tasty afternoon snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Are you a Mario maniac? Super Smash superhero? Test your Wii skills against your friends' and show us what you're made of! For kids grades 1-6.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short fun reading and a tasty afternoon snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Build with Legos to your heart's content! For kids grades K-6.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short fun reading and a tasty afternoon snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 14, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short fun reading and a tasty afternoon snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 17, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short fun reading and a tasty afternoon snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Do you love Minecraft or want to learn how to play? Work with a team to create a defense against a hostile mob. This challenging project will require creativity, research, and collaboration. Plan to attend all three sessions. For ages 8-14. This program is generously funded by MyCom.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short fun reading and a tasty afternoon snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Do you love Minecraft or want to learn how to play? Work with a team to create a defense against a hostile mob. This challenging project will require creativity, research, and collaboration. Plan to attend all three sessions. For ages 8-14. This program is generously funded by MyCom.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short fun reading and a tasty afternoon snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Do you love Minecraft or want to learn how to play? Work with a team to create a defense against a hostile mob. This challenging project will require creativity, research, and collaboration. Plan to attend all three sessions. For ages 8-14. This program is generously funded by MyCom.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short fun reading and a tasty afternoon snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Our doggy listeners are certified with Therapy Dogs International and love to listen to stories. Each child may register for a 15-minutes time slot. For grades K-6. Register in person or by phone beginning 2 weeks before each program.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 21, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short fun reading and a tasty afternoon snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 24, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short fun reading and a tasty afternoon snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

If you have already registered for the 2017 School Age program, enter your user name and password and click on the Login button.

New users click on the Sign Me Up button.
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.