Cleveland 20/20: Behind the Lens

Meet the photographers behind the lens of Cleveland 20/20: A Photographic Exploration of Cleveland, a photography exhibition documenting diversity and life in the city. Cleveland Public Library and Cleveland Print Room are hosting an afternoon affair with nationally recognized documentary photographer Ruddy Roye and more than 20 local photographers who spent nine months chronicling the people, the places, and the…

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Cleveland 20/20: A Snapshot of the City’s Character

As the culmination of a yearlong community photography project honoring the Library’s 150th anniversary, Cleveland 20/20: A Photographic Exploration of Cleveland depicts the essence of our city by showcasing the work of local photographers. The free exhibition is on display in Main Library’s Brett Hall through November 2020. “This exhibition shows the diversity of life in Cleveland,” says Aaron Mason,…

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2020 Census: Can We Count You In?

In the span of only ten minutes, you could read a short article, fold a load of clean laundry, do about 500 jumping jacks, or listen to your favorite song several times in a row. Alternatively, in that same brief time frame, you could fulfill your civic duty and ensure your community receives the resources it needs—all by participating in…

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Cleveland Public Library Announces Winner of the 2020 Norman A. Sugarman Children’s Biography Award

Cleveland Public Library is proud to announce nationally recognized author and illustrator Ashley Bryan is the recipient of the 2020 Norman A. Sugarman Children’s Biography Award for his memoir, Infinite Hope: A Black Artist’s Journey from World War II to Peace. The Sugarman Award, which was established in 1998, is the only prize in the nation that honors biographies written for children. The awards ceremony will…

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