One Community Reads

A collaboration among the City Club of Cleveland, ideastream, Playhouse Square, and all nine local public library systems, One Community Reads is designed to broaden and deepen our appreciation of reading and to cultivate dialogue based upon a shared reading experience for the Greater Cleveland community. From January through March 2020, county residents are encouraged to read Palaces for the People by…

Cleveland 20/20: A Snapshot of Our City Now

On Monday, January 20, 2020, Cleveland Public Library and Cleveland Print Room will unveil a photography exhibition documenting diversity and life in the city. How do you describe Cleveland? Cleveland 20/20: A Photographic Exploration of Cleveland, an exhibition partnership project of the Cleveland Public Library and the Cleveland Print Room, explores our diverse city–full of life, culture and history. Cleveland…

Writers & Readers: Authors Robin DiAngelo and Jennifer Eberhardt to Discuss Racism, Implicit Bias, and Reform

Authors Robin DiAngelo and Jennifer Eberhardt appear in conversation to discuss race, racism, and the power of bias. Registration.  “We all have ideas about race, even the most open-minded among us,” Jennifer Eberhardt writes in Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice that Shapes What We See, Think, and Do. “Those ideas have the power to bias our perception, our attention, our…

Jolly Storytime Trolley with Lolly the Trolley

Ride Lolly the Trolley for a special FREE holiday storytime tour around town! Join Cleveland Public Library on Thursday, December 5, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. for storytime, singalongs, and a guided tour around town. Registration is FREE but completed waiver forms are required. Each tour is 30 minutes Visit participating library locations to complete waivers. Children under 18 must be…

The Curtain Closes on Cleveland Public Library’s Puppetry Exhibit on November 30

World of Puppets Exhibit

Time is running out to enjoy The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen at Cleveland Public Library. The exhibit located in Brett Hall on the first floor of Main Library will close Saturday, November 30 with world-renowned sock puppet Lamb Chop. Mallory Lewis, the daughter of the late puppeteer and ventriloquist Shari Lewis, will present A Lamb Chop Celebration…

Laura DeMarco Presents Mark Twain’s America

Uncovering history with the stroke of a pen. That’s author Laura DeMarco’s passion and premise behind her new book, Mark Twain’s America Then and Now. Cleveland Public Library is proud to host an intimate conversation and book signing with Laura DeMarco on Saturday, November 9 at 1 p.m. at the Center for Local and Global History, 6th Floor, Louis Stokes…