Shaker Heights Public Library
Summer Reading 2017
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Tuesday, October 24, 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, October 24, 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, October 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
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 24, 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, October 24, 2017
Time
4:15 PM
Description
Listen to some frightfully good stories and enjoy a snack.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 24, 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, October 25, 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, October 25, 2017
Time
3:00 PM
Description
Whose you best book friend? Illustrate a bookmark by drawing your favorite book character or your favorite book scene to celebrate reading and showcase your artistic talent!
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
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, October 26, 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, October 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
Thursday, October 26, 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, October 26, 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, October 26, 2017
Time
4:15 PM
Description
Discover how fruit and vegetables can conduct electricity! For grades 4-6.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 27, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Join Nancy Barnett for an introduction to signing with your baby using the Baby Signs Program. Birth to 12 months with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Friday, October 27, 2017
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Join Nancy Barnett and her signing puppet, Sammy, for a fun, interactive introduction to basic signs. Ages 1 year and up with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, October 28, 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, October 30, 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, October 30, 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, October 30, 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, October 30, 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, October 31, 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, October 31, 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, October 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
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 31, 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
Wednesday, November 01, 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, November 02, 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, November 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
Thursday, November 02, 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, November 02, 2017
Time
1:30 PM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Friday, November 03, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Join Nancy Barnett for an introduction to signing with your baby using the Baby Signs Program. Birth to 12 months with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Friday, November 03, 2017
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Join Nancy Barnett and her signing puppet, Sammy, for a fun, interactive introduction to basic signs. Ages 1 year and up with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, November 04, 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, November 06, 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, November 06, 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, November 06, 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, November 06, 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, November 07, 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, November 07, 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, November 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
Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 07, 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, November 07, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Have fun making pop up cards! Choose from several designs or create your own. Drop in program. No registration required.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 07, 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, November 08, 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, November 08, 2017
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, November 09, 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, November 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
Thursday, November 09, 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, November 09, 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, November 09, 2017
Time
4:15 PM
Description
Learn about winter and make your own indoor "snow." For grades 1-3.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, November 10, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Join Nancy Barnett for an introduction to signing with your baby using the Baby Signs Program. Birth to 12 months with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Friday, November 10, 2017
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Join Nancy Barnett and her signing puppet, Sammy, for a fun, interactive introduction to basic signs. Ages 1 year and up with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, November 11, 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, November 13, 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, November 13, 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, November 13, 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, November 13, 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, November 14, 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, November 14, 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, November 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
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 14, 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, November 14, 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, November 15, 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, November 16, 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, November 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
Thursday, November 16, 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, November 16, 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, November 16, 2017
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 or by phone beginning 2 weeks before each program.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, November 17, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Join Nancy Barnett for an introduction to signing with your baby using the Baby Signs Program. Birth to 12 months with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Friday, November 17, 2017
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Join Nancy Barnett and her signing puppet, Sammy, for a fun, interactive introduction to basic signs. Ages 1 year and up with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, November 18, 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, November 20, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Do you love Minecraft?  Want to learn how to play? Work with a team to problem solve and complete the goals of this unique playing model. This challenging project that requires creativity, research, and collaboration so 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
Monday, November 20, 2017
Time
3:00 PM
Description
Come in to the library and complete an art project to celebrate the varied families in our community! For ages 4 and up.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 20, 2017
Time
3:00 PM
Description
Visit the library and complete an art project to celebrate all families in our community! For ages 4 and up. No registration is required.
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 21, 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, November 21, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Do you love Minecraft?  Want to learn how to play? Work with a team to problem solve and complete the goals of this unique playing model. This challenging project that requires creativity, research, and collaboration so 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, November 21, 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, November 22, 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, November 22, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Do you love Minecraft?  Want to learn how to play? Work with a team to problem solve and complete the goals of this unique playing model. This challenging project that requires creativity, research, and collaboration so 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, November 22, 2017
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Build with Legos to your heart's content! Grades K-6.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

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Important Messages
Thanks for participating in the Shaker Library summer reading program! All hours logged before 5:30 p.m. on August 12th, 2017 can count towards earning a prize.



Sign up - Get a sticker
10 days of reading - Choose a new book
20 days of reading - Have fun with bubbles
30 days of reading - Make music with your own shaker egg


Prizes may be picked up at either library until August 19.

Remember, reading together with your children is the single most important way to help them get ready to read on their own! In addition, singing, talking, writing and playing also contribute to early literacy success. Have fun!