Recommended Reading – Community Policing #TheNext400

Here are a few titles for your next book club. Cleveland Public Library has curated a list of recommended reads that highlight the angst stemming from community policing, told from a Black perspective. These reads are in partnership with Cleveland 19’s The Next 400 series. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas More Recommended Reading

Writers & Readers: Award-Winning Authors Promote Civic Engagement during Candid Conversation

There are many ways to make a positive change in the community.  Cleveland Public Library is helping facilitate change with our thought-provoking author series, Writers & Readers. The next candid conversation on the Importance of Civic Education and Engagement will include two award-winning authors: TIME Magazine columnist and MSNBC contributor Eddie Glaude, Jr. who wrote Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and its…

City of Cleveland Seeks Applicants for CMSD Board Appointment

Mayor Frank G. Jackson has announced that applications will be accepted from now until Monday, May 3, 2021 for appointment to four seats on the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) Board of Education. The four seats are for expiring terms ending Wednesday, June 30, 2021. New terms will begin July 1, 2021 and expire June 30, 2025. To be considered, applicants must be residents of the Cleveland Metropolitan…

Cleveland Native and Author Inspires Young Readers at 2021 Cleveland Humanities Festival

Cleveland Public Library presents a virtual conversation with Cleveland native and author Echo Brown. Join via Hopin on Thursday, April 8 at 1PM. Brown will talk about the experiences that shape her books like Black Girl Unlimited: The Remarkable Story of a Teenage Wizard, and the need for more people of color to become organ donors. Brown is currently battling…