Writers & Readers: Eberhardt and DiAngelo Discuss Racism, White Fragility (Recap)

On Saturday, February 8, authors Robin DiAngelo, Ph.D., and Jennifer Eberhardt, Ph.D., came together in a timely conversation about racism and white fragility as part of Cleveland Public Library’s Writers & Readers series. More than 400 people gathered in Cleveland State University’s Berkman Hall to hear Eberhardt and DiAngelo’s frank discussion surrounding the realities of bias and racism in contemporary…

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Cleveland Public Library Sets it Straight on Hair

Hair is as unique as fingerprints; no two heads of hair are alike regardless of your sex, socioeconomic status, or the color of your skin. Recently, hair styles have become a hot topic and the focus of legal fights across the country. Cleveland Public Library presents “What They Don’t Tell You at the Hair Salon.” Author and Cosmetologist LaDosha Wright…

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Cleveland Public Library Ranked as One of the United States' Top Public Libraries for 2019

Cleveland Public Library is one of the top five library systems in the country according to the Library Journal’s Index of Public Library Service. Based on libraries of similar size, expenditures and star ranking, the Library netted another five-star rating for the eighth year and topped the competition for public internet computer use, Wi-Fi sessions and program attendance. The Library…

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Free Tax Preparation

Free Tax Preparation Free tax preparation (by appointment only) provided by VITA volunteers. Assistance is also offered at many other locations throughout Cuyahoga County. Registration is required. Call 2-1-1 First Call for Help to register or register online.Sat, Mar 21 | 10am – 4pm | Lakeshore Facility, 17133 Lake Shore Blvd. Free AARP Federal and State Tax Preparation Assistance Free…

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Students Invited to Apply for Mayor Frank G. Jackson Scholarship Program

Applications for the Mayor Frank G. Jackson Scholarship Program are open now through March 27, 2020. About the Scholarship The Mayor Frank G. Jackson Scholarship Program was created by the City of Cleveland in 2007 to provide scholarship funds to the following individuals: City employees Dependents of City employees High school seniors graduating from the Cleveland Metropolitan School District High…

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Cleveland Public Library Is Pleased to Announce a New Contract Agreement with SEIU District 1199

Cleveland Public Library is pleased to announce a new contract agreement with SEIU District 1199. SEIU members ratified the contract on Wednesday, January 29, 2020. The Cleveland Public Library Board of Trustees unanimously approved the terms of the ratified contract agreement at a special session held on Thursday, January 30. Since November, the Library has been negotiating a contract with…

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