Shaker Heights Public Library
Summer Reading 2017
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Monday, August 21, 2017
Time
12:00 AM
Description

Drop in to the Children's Room at Main Library or Bertram Woods anytime on Monday August 21st to make a sunsational craft  in honor of the eclipse!

Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Monday, August 21, 2017
Time
9:45 AM
Description
Join instructors from Sing and Swing for a free class. 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
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 21, 2017
Time
10:45 AM
Description
Join instructors from Sing and Swing for a free class. 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
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 21, 2017
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Join instructors from Sing and Swing for a free class. 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
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
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, August 22, 2017
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, August 23, 2017
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, August 24, 2017
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, August 24, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A special room filled with literacy-based activities just for babies from birth to 18 months and their parents or caregivers.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 26, 2017
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, August 29, 2017
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, August 29, 2017
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, August 30, 2017
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, August 31, 2017
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, August 31, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A special room filled with literacy-based activities just for babies from birth to 18 months and their parents or caregivers.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 02, 2017
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, September 05, 2017
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, September 05, 2017
Time
4:15 PM
Description
Learn all about bread, its ingredients, and the steps to make it. Try a warm sample and make some dough to take home and bake.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
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, September 06, 2017
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, September 07, 2017
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, September 07, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A special room filled with literacy-based activities just for babies from birth to 18 months and their parents or caregivers.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 07, 2017
Time
4:15 PM
Description
Explore the earth's layers by building and erupting a volcano! For grades 1-3.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 09, 2017
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, September 11, 2017
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, September 11, 2017
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, September 11, 2017
Time
4:15 PM
Description
If you love everything crafty come to the Main Library for some after school crafting and creative fun. Drop in program. No registration required. Ages 6-11.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 11, 2017
Time
7:00 PM
Description
New this fall!  Come for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun for babies, preschoolers, and their caregivers.
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
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 12, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
We'll share stories, songs, and movement for 2-year-old children with a grown-up.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
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, September 12, 2017
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
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 12, 2017
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Test your Wii skills against your friends and show us your stuff! For kids Ages 6-11. No registration required.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
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, September 13, 2017
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, September 13, 2017
Time
3:30 PM
Description
Come celebrate the author Roald Dahl on his birthday! His books include Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG, Fantastic Mr. Fox, and more! A variety of self-directed activities will be available for this drop in program.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Time
3:30 PM
Description
Come celebrate the author Roald Dahl on his birthday! His books include Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG, Fantastic Mr. Fox, and more! A variety of self-directed activities will be available for this drop in program.
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Build with Legos to your heart's content! Grades K-6.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
We'll share stories, songs, and movement for 2-year-old children with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, September 14, 2017
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, September 14, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A special room filled with literacy-based activities just for babies from birth to 18 months and their parents or caregivers.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 14, 2017
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 14, 2017
Time
4:15 PM
Description
Explore the earth's layers by building and erupting a volcano! For grades 4-6.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 16, 2017
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, September 18, 2017
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, September 18, 2017
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, September 18, 2017
Time
4:15 PM
Description
If you love everything crafty come to the Main Library for some after school crafting and creative fun. Drop in program. No registration required. Ages 6-11.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 18, 2017
Time
7:00 PM
Description
New this fall!  Come for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun for babies, preschoolers, and their caregivers.
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

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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.