Prioritizing Supplier Diversity at Cleveland Public Library

Cleveland Public Library’s mission to be a diverse and inclusive organization extends not only to its staff, patrons, and community members, but also to its suppliers. For example, are the Library’s plumbers, painters, carpenters, electricians, and those who provide procurement services representative of the community the Library serves? To address that question and to enact meaningful change, Cleveland Public Library…

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with music, fun, and educational programs for the entire family at the Library

Cleveland Public Library will honor the rich history, culture, and contributions of Hispanic Americans during Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 to October 15. “Everyone is welcome at the People’s University. We believe the best way to understand each other is to experience other cultures,” said Twyla Turner, Director of Inclusion & Leadership Education at Cleveland Public Library.…

Author: Ayana Gray brings Beasts of Prey to the Cleveland Zoo

In celebration of Cleveland Book Week, Cleveland Public Library presents author Ayana Gray for a book discussion about her much-anticipated series, Beasts of Prey, in the breathtaking Rainforest at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo on Wednesday, September 29 | 6:30 p.m. Gray is a lover of monsters, mythos, and #MelaninMagic. Her debut novel, Beasts of Prey, is about the fate that…

The Library and the Pro Football Hall of Fame will create educational programming for local students

As a new NFL season approaches, Cleveland Public Library is teaming up with the Pro Football Hall of Fame to introduce students to new horizons through programming, gaming, and educational activities.   “Cleveland Public Library is proud to partner with the Pro Football Hall of Fame to support and educate our youth,” said Felton Thomas, Jr., Executive Director and CEO of Cleveland Public Library. “This partnership will help us achieve our goal of nurturing and inspiring young…