Summer Lit League is Almost Over! There’s Still Time to Read and Win

What are you reading this summer? There’s still time to log your books for a chance to win prizes like a PS5, Chromebook, or Apple iPad. Summer Lit League ends Saturday, July 31. The summer reading program is open to children and adults. This year’s theme, A World of What-ifs, is a nod to the work of artist Kameelah Janan…

Cleveland Public Library Hosts Watch Party for Mayoral Candidate Forum

Every Clevelander deserves to live in a safe, healthy neighborhood. Where do the city’s mayoral candidates stand on environmental justice? Now is your chance to meet the candidates, ask questions, and learn their views on environmental issues. In partnership with the Ohio Environmental Council, Cleveland 2030 District, and other community organizations, Cleveland Public Library is hosting a  Cleveland Mayoral Candidate…

Cleveland Public Library Celebrates Historic West Park Branch

On Saturday, July 17 at 10:30 a.m., Cleveland Public Library will celebrate the start of a revitalization effort at the historic West Park Branch. Library leadership will break ground on the West Park Branch – the fourth neighborhood library project to get underway in two months. Vocon has been tapped to transform the West Park Branch that was originally constructed…

Cleveland Public Library Celebrates New Jefferson Branch

Cleveland Public Library is celebrating the launch of a major renovation and expansion project in the heart of the Tremont neighborhood. On Saturday, July 10 at 10:30 a.m., Library leadership, city and community leaders, and other dignitaries will break ground on the Jefferson Branch project at its current location at 850 Jefferson Avenue. Williams Architects and Wanix Architects collaborated on…

Library Tours, Wedding Photos, and Passport Services Return

Starting Tuesday, July 6, Cleveland Public Library is bringing back two fan favorites – Library tours and wedding photos! The pandemic caused the Library to cancel tours, wedding photography, and other services in March 2020. Now that COVID-19 cases are declining and more people are getting vaccinated, the Library will resume tours and special occasion photography at Main Library. Book…

Read & Listen: Get the Book and Attend the Virtual Author Talk

Looking for your next great book? Find fresh reading material this spring at Cleveland Public Library. Our recommended reads list includes local, nationally known, and award-winning authors who will host virtual discussions on civic education, baseball, prison literacy, and more. BATTER UP: Prepare for opening day with a virtual conversation about the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday, March 30 at 7…