Cleveland Public Library Celebrates the Love of Literacy

Cleveland Public Library is celebrating National Read Across America Day on Monday, March 2 by encouraging everyone to pick up a favorite book at their local library. In honor of this special day, Cleveland Public Library Executive Director & CEO Felton Thomas, Jr. will read to school children at 10:30 a.m. at the Main Library in the Youth Services Department,…

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Recommended Reading for Read Across America Day 2020

Babies Jane Foster’s Black and White by Jane Foster This high-contrast board book will appeal to babies learning to explore their new world. I’m Going to Preschool by Marion Cocklico Prep your little one for preschool with a book that peeks into an average school day. Play! Play! Play! by Douglas Florian Join in on a playdate adventure that takes…

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Cleveland 20/20: Behind the Lens

Meet the photographers behind the lens of Cleveland 20/20: A Photographic Exploration of Cleveland, a photography exhibition documenting diversity and life in the city. Cleveland Public Library and Cleveland Print Room are hosting an afternoon affair with nationally recognized documentary photographer Ruddy Roye and more than 20 local photographers who spent nine months chronicling the people, the places, and the…

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Cleveland 20/20: A Snapshot of the City’s Character

As the culmination of a yearlong community photography project honoring the Library’s 150th anniversary, Cleveland 20/20: A Photographic Exploration of Cleveland depicts the essence of our city by showcasing the work of local photographers. The free exhibition is on display in Main Library’s Brett Hall through November 2020. “This exhibition shows the diversity of life in Cleveland,” says Aaron Mason,…

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2020 Census: Can We Count You In?

In the span of only ten minutes, you could read a short article, fold a load of clean laundry, do about 500 jumping jacks, or listen to your favorite song several times in a row. Alternatively, in that same brief time frame, you could fulfill your civic duty and ensure your community receives the resources it needs—all by participating in…

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