Celebrate Cleveland’s 222nd Birthday at the Library

July 22 marks the 222nd anniversary of Cleveland’s founding, and Cleveland Public Library is ready to celebrate! Attend a special birthday celebration for the city on Saturday, July 21 in the Eastman Reading Garden downtown, and check out the other events honoring Cleveland’s history this summer. Find the full details below to so you can prepare to party:  Happy Birthday,…

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Common Energy by Lauren Herzak-Bauman (See Also: 2018)

Common Energy seeks to provide the community with a message of positivity, inclusivity, and love. In the midst of a volatile political climate it is crucial to practice tolerance, compassion, and kindness toward ourselves and others. The inspiration for Common Energy is based on Tibetan prayer wheels, cylindrical wheels inscribed with Buddhist mantras on the surface. This wheel is based…

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Author Visit Roshani Chokshi

Summer Lit League Author Visit Cleveland Public Library welcomes New York Times bestselling author Roshani Chokshi to Main Library on Wednesday, July 18, at 10:30 a.m. Chokshi will discuss her middle-grade debut, Aru Shah and the End of Time. This fantasy novel stars 12-year-old Aru, who accidentally brings Hindu mythology to life after lighting an ancient lamp. Aru Shah and…

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Policy on Web Accessibility

On June 19, 2018, the Board of Library Trustees voted to adopt a Policy on Web Accessibility. The Policy on Web Accessibility establishes standards for the accessibility of web-based information, resources, and services offered to patrons of Cleveland Public Library. The policy also sets forth a procedure by which the public can notify the Library of accessibility issues related to…

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Fourth Annual Inkubator Writing Conference

Literary Cleveland’s fourth annual Inkubator writing conference offers a range of free events for aspiring writers (open to adults and youth ages 14-17). Enjoy writing workshops, seminars, craft talks, panel discussions, reading opportunities, and more. A week of Inkubator events kicks off on July 31, with the final two featured events held at Cleveland Public Library. Fiction Craft Talk with…

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Coffee and Comics: Comics-Making Workshops

Create your own comics or refine your sequential art skills while enjoying free Rising Star coffee! These events are free and open to participants of all skill levels. Both workshops will be held at Rising Star Coffee Roasters, 3617 Walton Ave., Cleveland, OH 44113. Making Comics with Cleveland’s John G., Creator of The Lake Erie Monster John G. is an…

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