Cleveland Public Library Accepts Gift from Patrick O’Connor Trust

Cleveland Public Library was recently honored to accept a gift from the Patrick O’Connor Trust. Named for the late Patrick Joseph O’Connor, this trust reflects the life of a selfless individual who quietly gave back to his community. The value of the trust assets directed to Cleveland Public Library amounts to $86,701.90. Mr. O’Connor was born January 7, 1935. He…

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Russian Book Club Celebrates 10 Years

Cleveland Public Library’s Russian Book Club, which meets every other month at Memorial-Nottingham Branch, recently celebrated its 10-year anniversary—and it’s still going strong. “It’s an opportunity to get together and discuss quality literature,” Victoria Kabo, International Languages Librarian, says of the Russian Book Club. “About 15 or 16 people come to every meeting, and we always have a lively and…

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Cleveland Public Library to Announce MLK Jr. Branch Design Winner in June

The Cleveland Public Library Board of Trustees will announce the winning design for the new Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch following a special June 15 board meeting. The forthcoming announcement will conclude the Library’s international design competition for a new Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch in the University Circle neighborhood. The competition, which was funded by a $93,000 grant from…

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Special Collections to Display WWII Greater Cleveland Roll of Honor

The Greater Cleveland Roll of Honor contains the names of many Cleveland-area men and women who served in World War II. The large, four-volume set was compiled by family and friends who listed men and women serving in all branches of the U.S. military. Louis B. Seltzer, editor of the Cleveland Press, and Mayor Frank Lausche dedicated the Greater Cleveland…

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eSports

ESports is about more than video games—it’s about building a community. There’s something for everyone at one of our eSports events, so whether you’re a player, spectator, enthusiast, or casual fan, don’t miss out! Get your hands on cutting-edge gaming devices, show off your skills, watch great gaming action, network with Northeast Ohio gamers and groups, enjoy virtual reality demos,…

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Board of Library Trustees Meeting

May 22, 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch 12:00 Noon   AGENDA   Approval of the Minutes of the Board Work Session of 04/05/18; Finance Committee Meeting of 04/17/18; and Regular Board Meeting of 04/19/18. MOTION TO TEMPORARILY SUSPEND THE REGULATIONS III. FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORT (Mr. Seifullah, Chair) Resolution to Accept Gifts for the Month of April (EXHIBIT 1) Fourth…

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