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@ Shaker Library PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN, TEENS, & FAMILIES 66 SHAKERONLINE.COM | SPRING 2017 Library and City’s Tree Advisory Board present the Fourth Annual Poster & PoeTRE Contest “It is a surprising and memorable, as well as valuable experience, to be lost in the woods any time.” – Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), Walden This year is the bicentennial of the birth of Henry David Thoreau, a great American philosopher who wrote about nature and its relationship to man. Children and teens are encouraged to use their imaginations to create a poster or write a poem about what trees mean to them and why they are valuable to our community. Poems may be typed or handwritten clearly on letter-sized paper. Poster entries should be completed on 11x17-inch poster paper or card stock. Poster paper will be available in the Children’s Room at both libraries from March 27-April 13 for those who wish to create posters in the Library. Entries are due by 9 pm Thursday, April 13, 2017. Winners will be acknowledged at an awards presentation at 4:15 pm Thursday, April 27 at the Main Library. Prizes include award certificates and native species trees donated by Gali’s Florist and Garden Center. Entry forms are available at both libraries and at Gali’s. Art at the Library The 18th Annual Barbara Luton Art Show is on display on the Main Library second floor Art Wall through April 29. Enjoy the talented artwork of your friends and neighbors. Art is available for sale and a portion of the sales benefits the Library’s Endowment Fund. The opening reception for Art Exposed VI, an eclectic display of art created by students in the Shaker Heights High School Art Department, will be held from 6:30-8:30 pm Friday, May 5 at Main Library. Gallery goers will have the opportunity to purchase original jewelry created by the students from 7:30-8:15 pm. The exhibit will be on display through May 23. Programs for Children, Teens & Families


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