Family Puppet Performances at the Library 

These free, family-friendly performances bring the magic of puppetry to Cleveland Public Library. Enjoy dynamic shows that make storytelling come to life. Puppet Play Premiere: Sofi and the Magical, Musical Mural This story about an imaginative girl and a magical mural is an engaging exploration of Puerto Rico’s cultural traditions as well as an ode to public art and the…

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Octavofest 2018

Join us in celebrating our region’s active arts community of book and paper innovators and our magnificent library and museum collections of fine and rare books. Learn from artists and book lovers about Northeast Ohio’s rich resources and the exciting world of contemporary book and paper arts. All programs are free and open to the public. Visit octavofest.org for more…

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One-on-one with Comics Creator Sina Grace Before Flaming River Con

Whitney Porter, the Ohio Center for the Book’s new Scholar-in-Residence, is kicking off her role by interviewing comics creator Sina Grace. Grace, the creator of Iceman, Nothing Lasts Forever, and Self-Obsessed, will appear this Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Flaming River Con. Porter is a Ph.D. candidate in English and a teaching fellow at Kent State University. In her Scholar-in-Residence application, she expressed an interest in working with the Get Graphic! comic discussion…

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Joint Finance & Community Services Committee Meeting

September 18, 2018 Trustees Room          Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon AGENDA FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING (Mr. Seifullah, Chair) Sixth Amendment to the Year 2018 Appropriation Resolution to Accept Ohio Transformation Fund Grant through the Cleveland Public Library Foundation for Prison Nation Exhibit at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Resolution Authorizing Purchase of Building Control Panels and Software Resolution to Amend…

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Board of Library Trustees Meeting

September 20, 2018 Trustees Room           Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon AGENDA Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of 6/19/18 and Special Board Meetings of 6/15/18 & 8/09/18. Presentation:  Carnegie West Historic Lamp Replacement Project   – Angelo Trivisonno COMMUNICATIONS Letter from: Lila Gibson, 5th Grade Student, Kensington Elementary School FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORT (Mr. Seifullah) Resolution to Accept Gifts…

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