Teen Summer n mes Family Events READING = Reading Programs for teens ages 12-17 Ice Cream Social & Summer Reading Kick-Off Reading = Fun & Games at Shaker Library and the fun begins here! Join friends and neighbors for fun, games, a mini book Fua & G sale, and of course, ice cream, sponsored by Friends of the Shaker Library. Keep track of your hours spent reading. 6:30-8 p.m. Friday, June 11 Bertram Woods Branch Report your reading hours at the Youth Services desk at either library. No registration is required. No rain date. Stories with Splash at SHAKER library Win fun prizes and mini games as your hours add up. Take a break from swimming and join in a fun-ﬁlled program Read for 100 hours to score a ticket to our Big Summer Bash. of poolside stories, songs, and silliness for children and accompanying adults. No registration required. Every way you “read” counts! Listening to audio CDs, MP3s, Playaways, and electronic downloads count as reading, too! 2 p.m. Mondays · June 21 – August 9 Thornton Park Pool Registration begins June 7. No program July 5. Summer Stories at the Colonnade TEEN SUMMER SPECIALS Bring the entire family for an hour of fun and a cool For Teens ages 12-17 treat, too! Listen and join in the fun. Laugh, sing, and be silly. Bring a blanket or a folding chair. If it rains, 3 – 4 p.m. Wednesdays at Main Library stories will be told inside the Community Building. June 23 • July 7 • July 21 7 p.m. Monday, July 12 Registration begins Monday, June 28. Registration begins two weeks before each program. Register for programs online at www.shakerlibrary.org or call Main Library 216-991-2030 ext. 3141 or Woods Branch 216-991-2421 ext. 2241 The Summer Reading Program is generously funded by Friends of the Shaker Library Main Library 16500 Van Aken Boulevard Summer Reading Program for SHAKER young people ages 2-17 216-991-2030 LIBRARY Bertram Woods Branch 20600 Fayette Road www.shakerlibrary.org 216-991-2421 n mes READING = Preschool Summer Programs School-Age Summer Specials Fua & BABY SUMMER SAMPLER For babies 12-23 months with caregivers A six-week series of 30-minute classes that explores new Stories, games & activities for children entering Grades 1-6 4:15 pm Tuesdays at Main Library · 216-991-2030 4:15 pm Wednesdays at Bertram Woods Branch · 216-991-2421 G ways of bonding with babies and promotes language, learning, and literacy June 15 / June 16: Relay Races June 14 – July 20 Put your teamwork and agility skills to the test with some 10 a.m. Mondays at Main Library friendly competition in a series of exciting games, including at SHAKER 10 a.m. Tuesdays at Bertram Woods Branch Class size is limited. Register for one or more classes beginning June 1. Drop the Toothpick and Fitness Mania. June 22 / June 23: Candy Games? Sweet! library STORIES AND MORE Stories, songs, crafts and activities for children 2 and 3 years Ever take part in a Licorice Race? Do you know how to play the Skittle Game? If you like sweets, then you will love 45 minutes of non-stop games involving candy! old with an adult June 29 / June 30: Games and Toys Made By YOU JUNE 7 – JULY 31 June 15 – July 21 10 a.m. or 11 a.m. Tuesdays at Main Library Make your own fun, and games, and toys to keep or to give to a friend. 10 a.m. or 11 a.m. Wednesdays at Bertram Woods Branch Sign up in the Youth Services Department at either library Register for one or more classes beginning June 1. July 6 / July 7: Crazy Concoctions and enjoy a summer of reading fun! Preschoolers and Mix, stir, and sample some cool, crazy concoctions, and PRESCHOOL STORIES then vote on the best tasting drink. others not yet reading on their own may join on a read- Stories, rhymes and fun for children 3 through 5 years old July 13 / July 14: Take Me Out to the Ballgame to-me basis and receive stickers and a prize for visiting the June 15 – July 21 Here’s the pitch! Get on deck for some Major League fun and library and sharing books. 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Bertram Woods Branch games for fans of America’s favorite pastime—baseball! 10:00 a.m. Wednesdays at Main Library School-age children and teens can keep track of time July 20 / July 21: Carnival Capers & Midway Madness No registration is required; groups must make special spent reading or listening to books, and add up the hours arrangements. Come to the carnival for games, prizes, food, and fun! to earn stickers and prizes. Everyone is invited to take the Registration begins two weeks before each program. “Challenge of the Day” each time they visit the library. PAJAMA STORIES AT WOODS BRANCH Stories for children ages 3 & up with or without an adult Young people planning to travel Monday, June 21 7:15 p.m. out of state or attend overnight Registration begins June 7. camp this summer can participate in the program, as well. Ask for more details upon registration.