Celebrating 40 Years of Library Partnership | 47 Library systems team up to provide service throughout Northeast Ohio

For over 40 years, CLEVNET has demonstrated the power of cooperation and shared expertise by connecting Northeast Ohio users to a collection of shared materials and research far greater than individual member libraries could provide alone.  CLEVNET is the brainchild of former Cleveland Public Library Director Dr. Ervin Gaines, who in 1979 wanted a regional bibliographic database. What started as…

Cleveland Public Library Presents: 2022 Norman A. Sugarman Children’s Biography Awards

Cleveland Public Library will celebrate authors, illustrators, and publishers during the virtual 2022 Norman A. Sugarman Children’s Biography Awards ceremony.   This year’s winner is critically-acclaimed author Suzanne Slade and illustrator Cozbi A. Cabrera for their book, Exquisite: The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks. Published by Abrams Books, Exquisite is about the first Black person to win a Pulitzer Prize. …

CMSD Student ID Card Accepted at Cleveland Public Library

CMSD students who ride yellow buses are getting Identification cards that will let their parents track when they get on or off the bus. But that’s not all the cards are good for. Both the new photo IDs and RTA passes that the District purchases for older students will double as Cleveland Public Library cards. Each will come with a…

Cleveland Public Library Joins Daniel Tiger and Friends to Celebrate Be My Neighbor Day 2022!

Be My Neighbor Day is going virtual this year! This family-friendly event is for parents and children ages 3-8! Be My Neighbor Day is all about being a caring neighbor and supporting the families in our neighborhood. Families are encouraged to join us on Wednesday, October 12, 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. for the following entertaining and educational activities: Welcome…

Cleveland Public Library Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Cleveland Public Library will honor Hispanic Americans’ rich history, culture, and contributions during Hispanic Heritage Month. Events include:  Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration: Enjoy the sights, sounds, and traditions of Cleveland’s Hispanic heritage, including live music, dance performances, and LatinX cuisine at the South Branch on Friday, September 16 at 6 p.m.  ¡Baila Conmigo!: Feel the rhythm of the LatinX culture every Thursday…