One-on-one with Comics Creator Sina Grace Before Flaming River Con

Whitney Porter, the Ohio Center for the Book’s new Scholar-in-Residence, is kicking off her role by interviewing comics creator Sina Grace. Grace, the creator of Iceman, Nothing Lasts Forever, and Self-Obsessed, will appear this Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Flaming River Con. Porter is a Ph.D. candidate in English and a teaching fellow at Kent State University. In her Scholar-in-Residence application, she expressed an interest in working with the Get Graphic! comic discussion…

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Joint Finance & Community Services Committee Meeting

September 18, 2018 Trustees Room          Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon AGENDA FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING (Mr. Seifullah, Chair) Sixth Amendment to the Year 2018 Appropriation Resolution to Accept Ohio Transformation Fund Grant through the Cleveland Public Library Foundation for Prison Nation Exhibit at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Resolution Authorizing Purchase of Building Control Panels and Software Resolution to Amend…

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Board of Library Trustees Meeting

September 20, 2018 Trustees Room           Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon AGENDA Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of 6/19/18 and Special Board Meetings of 6/15/18 & 8/09/18. Presentation:  Carnegie West Historic Lamp Replacement Project   – Angelo Trivisonno COMMUNICATIONS Letter from: Lila Gibson, 5th Grade Student, Kensington Elementary School FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORT (Mr. Seifullah) Resolution to Accept Gifts…

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Explore Chinese Language, Art, and Exercise at the Library

Enjoy a range of educational and cultural offerings related to Chinese art, language, and exercise right here at Cleveland Public Library. From T’ai Chi to calligraphy, beginning language lessons, business-oriented communication classes, ink painting, and special programming for children, the Library has it all. View full details surrounding these educational events below: Chinese Language for Beginners  This course, designed for adults who have not previously…

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Writing and Poetry at Cleveland Public Library

The Library is the perfect place to explore your literary aspirations. Take a workshop, perform your writing in front of an audience, work on that first novel, and more. A sampling of free writing-related resources at Cleveland Public Library is available below: LITERARY CLEVELAND WORKSHOPS Hands-on workshops for writers and aspiring writers of all skill levels. Sharpen your craft, read and…

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Meet the Author and Illustrator of Crown

Celebrate Cleveland Book Week with a special Sept. 29 event at Cleveland Public Library featuring Derrick Barnes and Gordan James, the author and illustrator of Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut. As a celebrated, multi-award-winning children’s book (Newbery, Caldecott, Coretta Scott King and Ezra Jack Keats awards), Crown is an exuberant celebration of self-esteem and self-confidence. The novel brings a young black boy’s imagination to life through the stories…

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