7 Myths About Reading to Your Child

Myth #1: My child is too young. He won’t sit through a whole story! It’s never too early to start reading to your child. In fact, many experts recommend building the habit of reading together while your child is still in the womb. Studies show that babies develop their sense of hearing around the beginning of the third trimester and…

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National Novel Writing Month at Cleveland Public Library


November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and for many people it means writing, writing, and more writing, until they have written 50,000 words of a novel by the end of November. Now in its 19th year, NaNoWriMo challenges participants to write a new/original work in 30 days—between 12:00 a.m. November 1 and 11:59 p.m. November 30. This writing marathon…

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Sam Quinones: Author and National Geographic Journalist Discusses Opioid Epidemic

Sam Quinones

On Saturday, October 7, 2017, Cleveland Public Library will host a special event featuring Sam Quinones, the author of Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic (Bloomsbury, 2015) in the Louis Stokes Wing of the downtown Main Library. During his talk, Quinones will discuss the far-ranging causes of our nation’s heroin and opioid epidemics. According to the Centers for…

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Five Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make with Intellectual Property

Finally, you’re all set. Business is booming; you’re ready to take those ideas to market; things are looking up. Before you jump feet first into the world of intellectual property, take a look at these common mistakes before you get started. 1. Not knowing what you need Does your company use a unique logo for its branding? Do you have…

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