Charles Frederick Schweinfurth: Remembering a Giant in Cleveland Architecture 100 Years Later

One hundred years ago today, Charles Frederick Schweinfurth, Cleveland’s premier architect, died at his home after a two-year battle with cancer.  A century later, several of his most important structures continue to be used and appreciated daily by the public.  Perhaps lesser known is that his legacy also lives on at Cleveland Public Library in the form of a world-class architecture collection…

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Historic Lorain Branch of the Cleveland Public Library partners with global company known to beautify historical monuments

A unique partnership is helping restore one of Cleveland Public Library’s crown jewels. On Tuesday, November 12, Kärcher, the world’s leading provider of cleaning technology, will launch a preservation project at the historic Lorain Branch, an Andrew Carnegie library. “The Lorain Branch is a remarkable Carnegie building. It is rich in history and it’s wonderful to have the opportunity to…

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Finance Committee Meeting

October 22, 2019 Trustees Room          Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon AGENDA FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING (Mr. Seifullah, Chair) Fifth Amendment to the Year 2019 Appropriation Resolution to Accept Grant from the Cleveland Foundation for Digital Literacy Initiatives Resolution to Accept Gift from the Estate of Dorothy Ann Turick for Children’s Services Resolution to Authorize Payments to Royce Security Services LLC for…

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Family Puppetry Fun with Master Puppeteer Hobey Ford, Workshop and Performance

Cleveland Public Library is pleased to welcome master puppeteer Hobey Ford for an afternoon of family fun at Main Library on Saturday, September 14. Join Hobey’s shadow puppets workshop before his show, Migration!  While you’re at Main Library, reawaken the wonder of puppetry at Cleveland Public Library’s The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen, part of the library’s year-long celebration…

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