Board of Library Trustees Meeting

March 21, 2019 Trustees Room           Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon  AGENDA   Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of 2/21/19 and Joint Finance, Capital & Community Services Committee Meeting of 2/19/19. COMMUNICATIONS – Letters from: Marc Stefanski, CEO, Third Federal Savings & Loan Joyce A. Banjac, Ph.D., Notre Dame College Anthony Lis, Professor of Music, South Dakota…

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Join Finance, Capital & Community Services Committee Meeting

March 19, 2019 Trustees Room          Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon AGENDA FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING (Mr. Seifullah, Chair) Resolution Authorizing Second Amendment to the Preliminary Agreement with JKURTZ Architects LTD for Design Services for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch of the Cleveland Public Library Resolution Authorizing Agreement with Kastner Westman & Wilkins, LLC for Legal Services Related to Upcoming Labor…

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Explore the World of Puppetry Exhibit Opens March 23 at Cleveland Public Library

The magic of puppetry comes to life at Cleveland Public Library when a special exhibit, The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen, opens Saturday, March 23. The grand opening will feature puppet shows, workshops, and costumed characters, while related programming will continue throughout 2019—all to celebrate the Library’s 150th anniversary year. “Puppetry is an art form with a rich and varied history that…

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Cleveland Public Library Goes Fine Free Beginning in July

“We want to remove barriers, not block people from accessing the Library,” said Cleveland Public Library Executive Director Felton Thomas, Jr., who announced the elimination of overdue fines at his February 27 State of the Library address at The City Club of Cleveland. “We want to connect people to knowledge and ideas, not stand in the way. This important step…

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Cleveland Humanities Festival

The Cleveland Humanities Festival is a collaborative effort celebrating the region’s great cultural institutions dedicated to humanistic inquiry. Coordinated by the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities of Case Western Reserve University, this year’s festival partners with museums, educational institutions, and arts organizations to explore the theme of “nature” from a variety of humanistic perspectives. For a full list of Cleveland…

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Cleveland Public Library Set to Begin Celebration for 150 Years of Service

From a citywide street festival to a puppetry exhibit, a flagship Writers & Readers author appearance, neighborhood events, and more, 2019 is shaping up to be a year of celebration and discovery. The offerings this year will honor not only Cleveland Public Library’s 150th anniversary, but the community members who made this milestone possible. “This celebration is about the people…

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