Know Your Rights: Cleveland Public Library Offers Monthly Legal Seminars on Facebook

Cleveland Public Library is partnering with The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland to provide free legal advice and education seminars. The Legal Aid at the Library sessions will be on Facebook Live. Legal Aid attorneys, Cleveland Public Library staff, and special guests will tackle a different topic each month. The first Facebook Live seminar on Tuesday, February 23 at 5…

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The Library Reopens to Visitors and Offers New Programs and Services to Help People Strive

Cleveland Public Library will reopen its doors to visitors on Monday, February 22. To celebrate a return to browsing, the Library is offering new programs and services to help patrons achieve their goals and survive during the pandemic. “We’re excited to see people back in our libraries,” said Felton Thomas, Jr., Executive Director and CEO of Cleveland Public Library. “The…

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The Library Commemorates 152 Years of Service with a New Direction for the Future

2021 is a year of new beginnings for many and it’s no different for Cleveland Public Library. On February 17, the Library will celebrate its Founder’s Day with a renewed plan to provide spaces and places for Clevelanders in the pursuit of self-advancement and self-improvement. “Cleveland Public Library recognizes our city is changing and we want to be a catalyst…

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Celebrate Black History Month with Writers and Readers

Cleveland Public Library is celebrating Black History Month with thought-provoking conversations about race, policing, and civic engagement. The Library’s Writers & Readers series will return on Saturday, February 27 with a frank conversation between Jelani Cobb and Heather McGhee about Understanding Policing in the 21st Century. Cobb writes for The New Yorker and serves as a journalism professor at Columbia…

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Cleveland Public Library Staffers Select Prestigious Book Award Winners

Cleveland Public Library contributed to the selection of the 2021 Randolph Caldecott Medal, Coretta Scott King Book Award, and the Pura Belpré Award winners. Caldecott Medal The Caldecott medal honors the most distinguished American picture book for children. Cleveland Public Library’s Youth Services Manager Annisha Jeffries served as chair of the Caldecott Medal selection committee which named Michaela Goade, illustrator of…

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