Why Read Aloud?

Perhaps you’ve heard that reading aloud is the single most important thing you, as a parent, can do to help your child prepare for reading and learning. Is this true? Does 15 minutes of daily reading really benefit your child in the long run? Yes, it absolutely does! You can help your child be successful in school and beyond by reading to him or her at a very early…

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Board of Library Trustees Meeting

April 19, 2018 Trustees Room           Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon   AGENDA   Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of 3/15/18. COMMUNICATIONS  Testimony of Kathi Kromer, Associate Executive Director of the American Library Association III. FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORT (Mr. Seifullah, Chair) Resolution to Accept Gifts for the Month of March (EXHIBIT 1) Third Amendment to the Year…

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National Money Smart Week

National Money Smart Week is April 21-28th. This year the Cleveland Public Library is focusing on some of our strongest community members: our veterans. Together with the Veterans Administration Benefits Office of Cleveland and the Cuyahoga County Veterans Service Commission, we are presenting a very special Veterans’ edition of our Money Smart Week programming. Managing money is one of our…

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Finance Committee Meeting

April 17, 2018 Trustees Room          Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon AGENDA FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING (Mr. Seifullah, Chair) Third Amendment to the Year 2018 Appropriation Resolution to Renew the Maintenance Agreement with Tyler Technologies, Inc. for the Support and to Update Licensing of the Munis ERP System Resolution for Approval of U.S. Bank for Custodial Services Resolution to Approve the Use…

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Board of the Library Trustees Work Session

CLEVELAND PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD OF LIBRARY TRUSTEES WORK SESSION Thursday, April 5, 2018  Trustees Room           Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 P.M.   AGENDA   Introduction:  The Evolution of a Library – Director Felton Thomas Finances – Carrie Krenicky Strategic Planning  – Tim Diamond Master Planning  – Joyce Dodrill 15 minute break 150th Anniversary Planning – Team Library Foundation/Advocacy – Shenise Johnson-Thomas…

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Author Visit: Ibi Zoboi

National Book Award Finalist Ibi Zoboi discusses her debut YA novel American Street. Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Zoboi holds an MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts and is a graduate of the Clarion West Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers’ Workshop. This event is presented in partnership with Literary Cleveland. Thu, Apr 5…

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