The Backlash Blues

Langston Hughes is one of the best know African –American poets. He was prolific from 1926 to 1967. During that time  Hughes produced 60 books, including poems, novels, short stories, plays, children’s poetry, musicals, operas, and autobiographies. The majority of his work centered on the lives of African-Americans and the …

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2016 Year of the Monkey

Children’s Activities 4th Floor Main Library – Youth Services and Foreign Literature Department 11:00-2:00 11:00-11:45 Arts and Crafts Celebrating Year of the Monkey ArtLab 11:45-12:30 Puppet Show Celebrating Year of the Monkey  Foreign Lit Dept 12:30-1:15 Arts and Crafts Celebrating Year of the Monkey (Repeat Program) ArtLab 1:15-2:00 Puppet Show Celebrating Year …

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Thank you Cleveland!

A total of 1,379 items were donated in 2015 to help our neighbors in need! Hundreds of generous crafters fired up their knitting needles, crochet hooks and sewing machines for Warm Up Cleveland in 2015. Thank you to everyone who donated time, talents and materials! Warm Up Cleveland is an …

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CLEVELAND PUBLIC LIBRARY HOSTS PROGRAMMING AND EVENTS FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH

Performances, activities and recommended reading for the month of February Cleveland Public Library (CPL) is hosting programming throughout the month of February to celebrate African American History Month. From recommended books to keynote speakers to musical performances, there’s something for everyone in CPL’s weekly-themed, month-long programming. All activities are free …

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