Shaker Heights Public Library
Summer Reading 2018
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Tuesday, July 17, 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, July 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
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 17, 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, July 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
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty 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 17, 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, July 18, 2018
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Registration for this program is full. To be added to the waiting list, complete an online appointment request form or fill out the form in-person at the library. If space becomes available, library staff will contact you to arrange a 25-minute time slot meeting each day, Monday-Thursday for two weeks. A parent or guardian must be present to register the student at the first scheduled appointment.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 18, 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, July 18, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Bring your own comics or graphic novel vision to life! For grades 1-6.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty 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 19, 2018
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Registration for this program is full. To be added to the waiting list, complete an online appointment request form or fill out the form in-person at the library. If space becomes available, library staff will contact you to arrange a 25-minute time slot meeting each day, Monday-Thursday for two weeks. A parent or guardian must be present to register the student at the first scheduled appointment.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 19, 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, July 19, 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, July 19, 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, July 19, 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, July 19, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty 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 19, 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
Friday, July 20, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty 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
Saturday, July 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
Monday, July 23, 2018
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Registration for this program is full. To be added to the waiting list, complete an online appointment request form or fill out the form in-person at the library. If space becomes available, library staff will contact you to arrange a 25-minute time slot meeting each day, Monday-Thursday for two weeks. A parent or guardian must be present to register the student at the first scheduled appointment.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 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
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 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
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 23, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty 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 23, 2018
Time
4:15 PM
Description
Bring your imagination and make a wacky mask using feathers, paint, glue and more! Ages 5-12.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 23, 2018
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Come for stories, songs, rhymes and fun at this evening family story time for babies, preschoolers, and their caregivers.
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Registration for this program is full. To be added to the waiting list, complete an online appointment request form or fill out the form in-person at the library. If space becomes available, library staff will contact you to arrange a 25-minute time slot meeting each day, Monday-Thursday for two weeks. A parent or guardian must be present to register the student at the first scheduled appointment.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 24, 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, July 24, 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, July 24, 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, July 24, 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, July 24, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty 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 24, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Drum circle is a fun, interactive group activity that anyone can do. Learn some basics about rhythm using a mix of authentic and "recycled" percussion instruments. Practice your music listening skills and have the opportunity to play individually and together. For grades 2-6.
Location
Rooms E & F
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 24, 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, July 25, 2018
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Registration for this program is full. To be added to the waiting list, complete an online appointment request form or fill out the form in-person at the library. If space becomes available, library staff will contact you to arrange a 25-minute time slot meeting each day, Monday-Thursday for two weeks. A parent or guardian must be present to register the student at the first scheduled appointment.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 25, 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, July 25, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty 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 25, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Come and build together. Ages 6-14.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 26, 2018
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Registration for this program is full. To be added to the waiting list, complete an online appointment request form or fill out the form in-person at the library. If space becomes available, library staff will contact you to arrange a 25-minute time slot meeting each day, Monday-Thursday for two weeks. A parent or guardian must be present to register the student at the first scheduled appointment.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 26, 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, July 26, 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, July 26, 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, July 26, 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, July 26, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty 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 27, 2018
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Registration for this program is full. To be added to the waiting list, complete an online appointment request form or fill out the form in-person at the library. If space becomes available, library staff will contact you to arrange a 25-minute time slot meeting each day, Monday-Thursday for two weeks. A parent or guardian must be present to register the student at the first scheduled appointment.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 27, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty 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
Saturday, July 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
Monday, July 30, 2018
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Registration for this program is full. To be added to the waiting list, complete an online appointment request form or fill out the form in-person at the library. If space becomes available, library staff will contact you to arrange a 25-minute time slot meeting each day, Monday-Thursday for two weeks. A parent or guardian must be present to register the student at the first scheduled appointment.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 30, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty 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 30, 2018
Time
3:00 PM
Description
Receive your own plain cardboard puppet theater to decorate as you wish. We'll make stick puppets, too. Take them home for hours of creative, dramatic play! For ages 5-8.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Registration for this program is full. To be added to the waiting list, complete an online appointment request form or fill out the form in-person at the library. If space becomes available, library staff will contact you to arrange a 25-minute time slot meeting each day, Monday-Thursday for two weeks. A parent or guardian must be present to register the student at the first scheduled appointment.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 31, 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, July 31, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty 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 31, 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 01, 2018
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Registration for this program is full. To be added to the waiting list, complete an online appointment request form or fill out the form in-person at the library. If space becomes available, library staff will contact you to arrange a 25-minute time slot meeting each day, Monday-Thursday for two weeks. A parent or guardian must be present to register the student at the first scheduled appointment.