Cleveland Public Library Presents Family History Day 2019

June 29th, 2019 Main Library, Louis Stokes Wing Cleveland Public Library’s first genealogy and local history conference will feature nationally-recognized genealogy professional J. Mark Lowe, who has appeared on Who Do You Think You Are?. Enjoy 16 genealogy workshops and presentations by eight other notable speakers. Meet The Presenters Deborah A. Abbott, Ph.D Deborah A. Abbott, Ph.D. is a professional…

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Libraries as Life-Changers

I’m so grateful I’m in a place now where I can say the Library helped me become the person I am today. I’m a perfect example of how the Library can make a difference in a person’s life. – Juanita O. Brent State Representative, Ohio House District 12 As State Representative Juanita O. Brent tells it, Cleveland Public Library changed…

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Greater Cleveland Roll of Honor, World War II

Roll of Honor, 2 pages of signatures of World War II Veterans

The Roll of Honor contains the names of Greater Cleveland men and women who served during World War II. In 1942, Cleveland Press Editor Louis B. Seltzer and Mayor Frank Lausche invited family and friends to register the names of their loved ones into four large volume sets. All branches of the U.S. military are represented. The book was dedicated on May…

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Board of Library Trustees Meeting

May 16, 2019 Trustees Room           Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon AGENDA   Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of 4/18/19; Capital Committee Meeting of 4/13/19; and Finance Committee Meeting of 4/16/19.  PRESENTATION:  CPL Advocacy Update – Shenise Johnson Thomas, Chief of External Relations and Development and Tim Cosgrove, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs COMMUNICATIONS   Email:  Christine Polisena,…

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