Cleveland Public Library Celebrates the Year of the Monkey

Cleveland Public Library (CPL) is celebrating Lunar New Year and the Year of the Monkey with an afternoon of family-friendly entertainment including traditional performances, children’s programs, crafts and food on Saturday, March 12th at Main Library, located at East 6th and Superior Ave. The annual celebration begins at 11:00 a.m. and runs until 5:30 p.m. The traditional program takes place at 2:00 p.m. in the Louis Stokes Wing Auditorium.

Highlights of the day include:

  • Traditional Lunar New Year Program: Enjoy traditional celebratory performances including a performance by the Kwan Family Lion Dance Team.
  • Children’s Activities: Fun for children of all ages, including crafts and a puppet show in the Youth Services and Foreign Literature Departments, 4th Floor, Main Library.
  • Lunar New Year Social: Refreshments, traditional Chinese foods, calligraphy, origami demonstrations, and balloon twisting

This special annual celebration is free and open to the public. For more information and full schedule of events, visit