Author Cathy O’Neil to discuss how big data increases inequality and threatens democracy. Saturday, September 26
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch will be closed Tuesday, September 29 due to the Presidential debate.

Using the Library

Blocked Status

As a CPL card holder, your borrowing status may be blocked for one of the following reasons:

  • You have 10 or more items overdue on your account
  • You have more than 50 items checked out on your account
  • You have $25.00 or more in fines
  • Your card has expired

Library cards, like drivers licenses, expire after a two year period. You can renew your library card by visiting any branch of the Cleveland Public Library and presenting the proper form of identification. *This information is extracted from the Library’s Circulation Policy. You may choose to view the Circulation Policy in its entirety as passed by the Board of Trustees.

Fines & Fees

General Information