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