Shaker Heights Public Library
Summer Reading 2017
Welcome to Shaker Library's Summer Reading Program.
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Time
3:30 PM
Description
Write us your thoughts. Write us a poem. Write a little something for a snack of your own!
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Make a monster brownie and other spooky snacks as we set the mood for this fun time of year!
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Time
4:30 PM
Description
Skills, Techniques, Strategies, and Discussion. Teens come to the Teen Center at Main Library to learn tips, tricks, and techniques of finding information with the assistance of library staff. Light snacks will be provided!
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 27, 2017
Time
3:00 PM
Description
Teens ages 12-17 can present their own library card to earn "dollars" ($8 per hour) they can use to pay off current overdue fines on Shaker Library material just by reading here at the library.
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Monday, October 30, 2017
Time
3:30 PM
Description
Take the challenge to produce an object, that we choose, with just a baseboard, a selection of Legos, and your creativity!
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, October 30, 2017
Time
4:30 PM
Description
Teens come to the Teen Center at Main Library for a supervised study session to work on homework and projects. Light snacks will be provided!
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Time
3:30 PM
Description
Listen to a quick question or a scenario and tell us what you would do in that situation. There are no wrong answers. Get a snack, too.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Time
3:30 PM
Description
Draw a picture, write a note, take a few minutes to create a card for a U.S. Veteran. Just in time for Veterans Day!
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 02, 2017
Time
4:30 PM
Description
Skills, Techniques, Strategies, and Discussion. Teens come to the Teen Center at Main Library to work on the beast known as the college essay with the assistance of library staff. Light snacks will be provided!
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 06, 2017
Time
3:30 PM
Description
Take the challenge to produce an object, that we choose, with just a baseboard, a selection of Legos, and your creativity!
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 06, 2017
Time
4:30 PM
Description
Teens come to the Teen Center at Main Library for a supervised study session to work on homework and projects. Light snacks will be provided!
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Time
3:30 PM
Description
Write us your thoughts. Write us a poem. Write a little something for a snack of your own!
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 09, 2017
Time
4:30 PM
Description
Skills, Techniques, Strategies, and Discussion. Teens come to the Teen Center at Main Library to work on writing a resume with the assistance of library staff. Light snacks will be provided!
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, November 10, 2017
Time
3:00 PM
Description
Teens ages 12-17 can present their own library card to earn "dollars" ($8 per hour) they can use to pay off current overdue fines on Shaker Library material just by reading here at the library.
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Monday, November 13, 2017
Time
3:30 PM
Description
Take the challenge to produce an object, that we choose, with just a baseboard, a selection of Legos, and your creativity!
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 13, 2017
Time
4:30 PM
Description
Teens come to the Teen Center at Main Library for a supervised study session to work on homework and projects. Light snacks will be provided!
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Time
3:30 PM
Description
Listen to a quick question or a scenario and tell us what you would do in that situation. There are no wrong answers. Get a snack, too.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Time
3:30 PM
Description
We'll have the Wii ready for you and your friends to Just Dance, play sports, or battle with the Mario Bros. Snacks for players.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Time
4:30 PM
Description
Skills, Techniques, Strategies, and Discussion. Teens come to the Teen Center at Main Library to work on your poems, essays, memoirs and writing with the assistance of library staff. Light snacks will be provided!
Location
Teen Center
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
3:30 PM
Description
Take the challenge to produce an object, that we choose, with just a baseboard, a selection of Legos, and your creativity!
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
3:30 PM
Description
Write us your thoughts. Write us a poem. Write a little something for a snack of your own!
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

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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 the Grand Prize Drawing.

The Grand Prize Raffle Drawing will be held on August 14, 2017.
The winner will be notified by email and telephone.

Prizes will be available for pickup at the Main Library until August 19.

Lastly, please take our survey and tell us how we did! Your feedback is important to us.
Reviews
Title
Bourne identity
Author
Robert Ludlum
Rating
Review
Read the epic tales of the Pandavas and the struggles to gain back their rightful land. Hindu Mythology.  Shaker Heights Public Library Catalog
Title
The Mahabharata
Author
Unknown(Abbreviated version)
Rating
Review
Wasn't my favorite out of the series. Took a while to get attached to any of the characters. But overall it was okay. Probably wouldn't pick it up to read again though  Shaker Heights Public Library Catalog
Title
The crown
Author
Kiera cass
Rating
Review
In 3 hours, I read 165 pages of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. So much happened in those pages. I was an amazing book that I am proud to have finished.   Shaker Heights Public Library Catalog
Title
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Author
J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne
Rating
Title
Copper sun
Author
Sharon draper
Rating