Schools Out and Summer Programming beings at Memorial Nottingham Library

By Magnolia Peters

Memorial Nottingham Library

17109 Lake Shore Blvd.


Every year, Cleveland Public Library conducts a reading program for youth during the summer. This year’s program titled, Summer Lit League, offers a fun mixture of world travel themed activities.

Check out our travel itinerary of programs:

Week 1: SLL Kick-Off w/ Twister Girl! (Refreshments provided)

One Cle! Make Your Mark!: Inspired by British artist Yinka Shonibare, using West-African print fabric, create a book cover for your summer reading journal! 

Wednesday June 6, 2018 @ 1 p.m.

Week 2: Welcome to Eastern Europe 

Pajaki Party: Pajaki's are traditional polish straw and colorful paper chandeliers used to decorate houses during celebrations.  Create your own today! 

Wednesday June 13, 2018 @ 1 p.m. 

Week 3: Explore Africa 

Gris Gris Good Luck Charm: A gris girs is a small good luck charm from West African. Inside of the gris gris is a small message for good luck. Create your own today!

Wednesday June 20, 2018 @ 1 p.m.

Week 4: Discover Western Europe 

            Stained Glass Pasta: Create your own stained glass window using dyed pasta!

            Wednesday June 27, 2018 @ 1 p.m.

Week 5: Travel to East Asia 

Sticky-Note Pixel Art Mural: Call for young art enthusiasts to the library and create a mural using colorful sticky-notes! 

Tuesday July 3, 2018 @ 1 p.m.

Week 6:  Journey through the Middle East 

            Make your Life A-Mazing: Create your own maze out of cardboard and straws!

            Wednesday July 11, 2018 @ 1 p.m.

Week 7:  Tour South Asia 

            Recycled Paper Creations: Use recycled newspaper to make your own creations!

            Wednesday July 18, 2018 @ 2 p.m.

Week 8:  Sail to Central & South America, ¡Bienvenido! 

Guatemalan Worry Doll: It is a Guatemalan legend, that when a child is worried or has a bad dream they can place the worry doll under their pillow and wake up free from their worry. Create your own today!

Wednesday July 25, 2018 @ 1 p.m.

Additional Programming:

Father’s Day craft: Need a gift for dad for Father’s Day? Head to the library and make a Father’s Day craft dad will love!

Thursday June 14, 2018 @ 1 p.m.

Cleveland Metroparks Presents Nature Tracks: Visit the library for a fun and informative presentation by the Cleveland Metroparks all about neighborhood animals. Afterwards, join us for Summer Lit League Week 7: Tour South Asia.

Wednesday July 18, 2018 @1 p.m.

Summer Lunch – begins June 8th: Monday-Friday 11:30am-12:30pm

*For more information, please call or visit.

Magnolia Peters

Cleveland Public Library, Branch Manager- Memorial Nottingham Library and proud Collinwood Resident.

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Volume 10, Issue 6, Posted 11:14 AM, 06.07.2018