Help the Library Celebrate 150 Years by Sharing Your Story

Why does Cleveland Public Library matter to you? What are your favorite memories involving the Library? How do you envision the Library’s next 150 years of service to the community? This is your chance to share. As we prepare to celebrate Cleveland Public Library’s 150th anniversary in 2019, we’re inviting patrons, community members, and staff to submit their favorite memories…

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Concept Books: Learning Made Fun

Concept books are a great way to prepare your child for kindergarten and beyond. Concept books explore letters, numbers, shapes, colors, and other subjects in an informative yet entertaining format. Read on to learn about the benefits of concept books as well as a few recommended favorites. Alphabet Books Alphabet books are perhaps the most recognized type of concept books.…

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Holiday Hoopla

Saturday, December 8 Puppets with Pizazz: A Punch & Judy Christmas Laugh at the antics of Mr. Punch as he and his family prepare for Christmas in a performance by award-winning puppeteer Nancy Sander. Stay for punch and cookies following the show. 1pm in Louis Stokes Wing, Indoor Reading Garden, 1st Floor Cleveland Inner City Ballet presents The Nutcracker Enjoy…

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Burning Love: Susan Orlean on Why Libraries Matter

It all started with a library book that smelled of fire. When author and New Yorker staff writer Susan Orlean toured the Los Angeles Public Library after moving to the city, her tour guide pulled a book from the shelf, inhaled deeply, and said, “You can still smell the smoke in some of them.” He was referring to the catastrophic…

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Free Pass to a World of Natural Wonders

Meet an albino raccoon, marvel at dinosaur bones, watch otters frolic in the water, stargaze in a planetarium, and more—all at no cost, thanks to a special partnership between Cleveland Public Library and the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. The family pass program allows anyone with a valid Cleveland Public Library card to check out a pass admitting up to…

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Library Records Commission Meeting Agenda

CLEVELAND PUBLIC LIBRARY LIBRARY RECORDS COMMISSION MEETING November 15, 2018 Trustees Room Louis Stokes Wing      Immediately following Board Meeting AGENDA     I. Approval of Minutes of November 16, 2017 Meeting of the Library Records Commission II. Overview of Process III. Review of Records to be Disposed   ADJOURN

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