The Library partners with WOIO 19News to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Cleveland Public Library, in partnership with WOIO 19News, will recognize everyday Clevelanders who have worked tirelessly to improve the quality of life in our city during the 37th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Celebration. There are three opportunities to watch: WHEN CHANNEL TIME Saturday, January 15 WUAB CW43 7:00 p.m. Monday, January 17 WOIO 19News WUAB CW43 9:00…

Swearing-in Ceremony of Justin M. Bibb, 58th Mayor of Cleveland

The Swearing-in ceremony of Justin Bibb, Cleveland’s 58th Mayor of Cleveland. Held on January 2, 2022, at 12:00 a.m. at Cleveland Public Library’s East 131st Street Branch Library. Mayor Bibb’s Recommended Reads The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcom X Why We Can’t Wait by Martin Luther King, Jr. A Promised Land by Barack Obama A Prayer for the City…

Cleveland Public Library Prepares Young Adults for Future Careers

Start the new year with a new skill. Cleveland Public Library is helping Clevelanders prepare for their next step in life. We’re accepting applications now for the C2C Pathways to Success program at the Best Buy Teen Tech Center at Rockport Branch. The career readiness classes for ages 16 – 24 begin in January. Participants will Explore career interests Build…

Cleveland Public Library Returns to Curbside Service

Out of an abundance of care and due to the rise in COVID-19 cases, Cleveland Public Library will return to curbside and walk-up service to protect staff and visitors. The changes will take effect on Monday, December 27. Walk-up service will be available at all locations. Select branches will provide curbside service. Hours of operation will remain the same. When…

New Leader Keeps Cleveland Public Library on the Cutting Edge of Innovation

Cleveland Public Library names a new executive to lead technology and innovation Cleveland Public Library is pleased to announce the hire of John L. Malcolm IV as the new Chief Innovation and Technology Officer. Malcolm started his new position on Monday, December 13, 2021.   “It is a privilege and honor to join such a storied institution,” said Malcolm, incoming Chief Innovation and Technology Officer at Cleveland…

Fighting poverty in northeast Ohio #TheNext400

The Next 400 Digital Roundtable with WOIO 19 returns with special guests to discuss the need for giving and its impact on minority neighborhoods. #TheNext400 Panelists: John Corlett – President and Executive Director of The Center for Community Solutions.  Dr. Sadie Winlock – Chief Equity, Education and Engagement Officer at Cleveland Public Library. Twyla Turner – Director of Inclusion and Leadership Education…