Cleveland Public Library’s Mission to Be a Diverse and Inclusive Organization Extends beyond Its Buildings

Cleveland Public Library is changing the way it is doing business. The Library has established a Supplier Diversity Council to ensure the Library’s suppliers are diverse and representative of the community the Library serves. “When you look at the population of Cleveland, our business partnerships should mirror that population,” remarks Dr. Sadie Winlock, Chief Equity, Education & Engagement Officer of…

Lorain Branch Closing for Renovations

Cleveland Public Library is continuing to bring new life to its neighborhood branches. As part of our 10-year plan to improve our branches and the user experience, our latest construction project is the historic Lorain Branch in the Detroit-Shoreway neighborhood. Starting Monday, October 4, the Lorain Branch will be open for walk-up service only. It will temporarily close to the…

There Is Something About Edgefield Book Discussion

Join us for this lively discussion of the book There Is Something About Edgefield: Shining a Light on the Black Community Through History, Genealogy & Genetic DNA by Edna Bush and Natonne Elaine Kemp. Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Manager and former college English instructor, Dr. Tonya Briggs, will lead the book talk for 15 minutes. Dr. Regennia N. Williams,…

Get #VoteReady: Cleveland Public Library Hosts Voter Registration Drive

Today is National Voter Registration Day! On Tuesday, September 28, Cleveland Public Library will host a systemwide voter registration drive. Registration tables will be set up at Main Library and 23 neighborhood branches. We will provide election information and assistance with voter registration applications. To learn why voting matters, visit cpl.org/voting-matters/ to watch our digital discussion. September is Library Card Sign-up Month! Visit cpl.org to…

BinaxNOW COVID-19 At-Home Test distribution at Cleveland Public Library – FAQs

Cleveland Public Library Distributes FREE Abbott BinaxNOW Rapid Results COVID-19 Test KitsThrough a partnership with the Ohio Department of Health, COVID-19 Test Kits are available at the Drive-Up Window of the Main Library.    Main Library Drive-Up Window Hours:   Monday-Friday: 7:00 am – 7:00 pm  Saturday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm  Please call ahead to confirm test availability (216-623-2800)  What is…

Voting Matters

The Cleveland Public Library understands and recognizes the impact voting can have on our communities. At The People’s University, we work hard to engage, educate, shift mindsets, and empower our community on topics that matter, such as voting. This September, we are committed to educating the community on why it matters to vote. We are supporting, sponsoring, and hosting a…