Learning Circles: Online Learning with In-Person Guidance

Are you interested in online learning but feel intimidated by the process? Do you want to expand your educational horizons but worry that embarking on coursework independently or online isn’t for you? If so, joining a Learning Circle at Cleveland Public Library can help jump-start your online education. Cleveland Public Library is partnering with Peer 2 Peer University (P2PU) to …

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Innovation Open House

You are cordially invited to the Cleveland Public Library Innovation Open House! Mix and mingle with inventors, students, IP professionals, and small business entrepreneurs. Learn about the resources available for you at Cleveland Public Library as well as upcoming projects and programs. Take a tour of the Maker Space in TechCentral and check out the Patent and Trademark Resource Center. …

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Coffee and Comics with Marc Sumerak and Christopher Darling

Octavofest celebrates the book and paper arts with comics and coffee: comics professionals host workshops for participants of all skill levels. Enjoy free Rising Star coffee while creating your own personal comics or refining your sequential art skills. October 7: Featured Speaker Marc Sumerak Marc Sumerak is an Eisner and Harvey award-nominated comics creator. He has contributed as writer and …

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Mira Bartók, The New York Times Best-Selling Author Visits Cleveland Public Library

The New York Times best-selling author of The Memory Place will visit Cleveland Public Library’s Rice Branch on Thursday, October 5 to discuss her highly-anticipated debut novel The Wonderling . This extraordinary story, with its deft nod to Dickensian heroes and rogues, tells the story of Arthur, a shy, fox-like foundling with only one ear and a desperate desire to belong as he seeks …

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Big Read 2017: Station Eleven

We’re joining the Center for Arts-Inspired Learning and Literary Cleveland for the NEA Big Read 2017! This large, community read project—funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—features Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel. The Big Read includes a kick-off and finale, book discussions, upcycling/maker programs, graphic novel and creative writing workshops for people of all ages, and more. …

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