Early Learning Preschool

Week 12

Screen Time and Preschoolers

What CAN we do instead?

Breakfast With The Superintendent

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Craft Fair at Strongsville High School

The SHS Yearbook Club is having a fundraiser Craft Fair on November 9th. All proceeds will benefit the Yearbook Club! Be sure to stop by!
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Strongsville Food Bank Donations

Strongsville Early Learning Preschool is teaming up with the Strongsville Food Bank to provide for children in need this holiday season. Please have your child bring items in UNWRAPPED to the preschool by December 5th. The preschool is collecting hats and gloves. Any size, shape, or color is welcomed, however, the greatest need is for 10-18 year olds. Thank you!
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Strongsville Public Library Events

***Please note the following November 2019 events at the Strongsville Branch Library. Registration is required for most events. Please call (440) 238-5530 to register or for more information. Customers may also visit www.cuyahogalibrary.org to register and to see more library event information.

**All Library Branches and Administration will close on Wednesday, November 27th at 5:30 p.m. and all day Thursday, November 28th for the Thanksgiving Holiday. We will resume normal hours on Friday, November 29th at 9:00 a.m.

Year-Round Story Times!
Cuyahoga County Public Library offers story time sessions year-round for children Birth to Age 5. Our story times are in full swing for the Fall. Please call the library or stop by the Children’s Desk for more information.

State of the Art Recording Studio Open to the Public!
The Strongsville Branch Library has Audio and Video Recording Studios open to the public. Customers interested in using Garage Band, iMovie, and the Adobe Suite to create sound recordings, video recordings, and more are welcome to sign-up for studio time up to one week in advance. In order to use the studio, customers must first attend an orientation session. Drop-in orientations will be held on Tuesdays - Audio studio orientation from 2:30-3:00 p.m. Video studio orientation from 3:00-3:30 p.m. and Saturdays, Audio studio orientation from 9:30-10:00 a.m. and Video studio orientation from 10:00-10:30 a.m. No registration is needed. Please show up on time for these orientations. For more information on the studio and how to book studio time, please call (440) 238-5530.

Ohio Means Jobs. Tuesdays / 9 – 5:30 p.m.
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialist's availability.

World War II Reenacting. Monday, November 11th / 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Come and hear dedicated reenactors talk about their love of the hobby. There will be displays and a chance to talk with the reenactors.

Get the Scoop: Smoothie Ingredients for a Super Brain. Tuesday, November 12th 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Heinen's registered dietitian, Melanie Jatsek, RD, LD, will show you exactly what to add to your blender for a balanced, energizing, and brain-loving smoothie. You will learn how to mix and match from and abundance of superfood ingredients to suit your personal tastes so that you may build a healthy, vibrant, and powerful brain!

Southwest Hearing Screenings. Wednesday, November 13th / 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
The Community Nurses of Southwest General Hospital will be here to offer free hearing screenings. Reservations are required. Please call Southwest for an appointment at (440) 816-4037.

Computer Classes
Cuyahoga County Public Library offers computer classes for beginners to advanced users. Many of our classes offer Northstar Digital Literacy Certification. All classes are free. Registration begins 30 days before each class date. Classes are for adults age 18 and over. To see a full class list, descriptions, and to register, please visit https://www.cuyahogalibrary.org/Events/Computer-Classes.aspx

Here are the upcoming classes:
Thursday, November 14th / 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Google Apps.
Thursday, November 14th / 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Excel 1.
Friday, November 15th / 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Excel 2.
Saturday, November 16th / 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Excel Review.


Amazing Mazes. Grades K – 5. Saturday, November 16th / 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Build 3D mazes and have fun with marbles!


Parkfit Mall Walkers Wellness Talk: Antibiotics, Cold, & Flu. Tuesday, November 19th at 10:00 a.m.

Join us the third Tuesday of each month for this special wellness talk sponsored by Southwest Hospital. Join Rebecca Margevicious from pharmD who will discuss antibiotics & cold/flu. The ParkFit Mall Walkers Club is a combined effort of Southwest General and SouthPark Mall in Strongsville. The Club provides an opportunity for community residents to improve their health by walking for exercise in a safe interesting and climate-controlled facility. Walk at the mall first then come over to the Library for this informative wellness talk! For more information call (440) 816-4037.

Wednesday Evening Book Discussion. Wednesday, November 20th / 7:00 p.m.
Meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. New Members Welcome! For this month, we are reading Clock Dance by Anne Tyler. Books can be picked up at the check-out desk. Registration for this program is not needed. Join us for an evening of great discussion!

American Red Cross Blood Drive. Friday, November 22nd / 10:15 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
In just an hour of your time you can help save up to three lives. Make sure hospital patients get the treatment they need. Donate blood today. For more information or to make an appointment, visit www.redcrossblood.org or call the American Red Cross at (216) 431-3010.

Monday Afternoon Book Discussion. Monday, November 25th / 2:30 p.m. Meets the 4th Monday of each month.
New Members Welcome! Our next discussion title will be A Shout in the Ruins by Kevin Powers. Copies of the book will be available for check-out at the circulation desk. Join us for great discussion!

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PTA Frozen 2 Movie Event

We will be having a movie event to watch Frozen 2 for the preschool families! Movie will be starting at 11am and we will have a few tables in the lobby at 10am to make some Frozen themed crafts! Tickets will be $6.50 per person. Non refundable. You may have an infant sit on your lap without a ticket but if they will need a seat please buy a ticket. Ticket money will be due in exact cash or check made out to SELP PTA. Due by November 12th.
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Please join the PTA! Sign-up forms are also on the PTA bulletin board in the lobby!