Finding the Perfect Beach Reads at Edgewater BookBox

For eleven-year-old Lila Gibson, who loves libraries, swimming, and beach, the Edgewater BookBox is a book-filled utopia. Last summer, Lila Gibson was at Edgewater Beach with her mother when she came across a pleasant surprise: a miniature library right on the shore of Lake Erie. “I saw it and said, ‘Hey, it’s a library at the beach!’” she remembers. “Wow.” Lila, who was ten at…

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Soledad O’Brien and Killer Mike Headline Sept. 24 Writers & Readers Event

Cleveland Public Library’s Writers & Readers series returns on September 24 to welcome broadcast journalist Soledad O’Brien in conversation with rapper and political activist Michael “Killer Mike” Render. The event, which is part of the Library’s 150th anniversary celebration, also highlights a new mission for the Writers & Readers series: to bring together authors, performers, journalists, activists, and educators to…

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Cleveland Public Library and CLE Clothing Co. Partner to Offer Limited Edition T-shirt Marking the Library’s 150th Anniversary

A Cleveland skyline of books is the centerpiece of a limited edition 150th anniversary t-shirt designed by CLE Clothing Company especially for Cleveland Public Library. “We wanted a signature design that uniquely commemorated our important milestone,” remarked Tana K. Peckham, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer for Cleveland Public Library. “The CLE Clothing Co. created the perfect shirt. It honors the Library, our…

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My Cleveland 20/20: Photography Workshops for Youth

Explore the art of photography with the Cleveland Print Room and Cleveland Museum of Art. Kids will have a chance to explore their neighborhood branch using Instax cameras. Photos will then be exhibited in the branches as part of the Cleveland 20/20 project. Registration July 22: West Park July 25: Langston Hughes July 26: East 131st Street July 31: South…

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What Every Tenant Should Know, Housing Seminars for Cleveland Renters

Do you rent a home or apartment in the city of Cleveland? Attend a free seminar presented by judges, magistrates, specialists, and social workers from the Housing Division of Cleveland Municipal Court. Learn about your rights and responsibilities as a tenant in Cleveland as well as assistance and resources available through the Cleveland Housing Court, including: Assistance from Housing Specialists…

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