Forget Me Not – Community Event

Please join us on Tuesday, August 29th, 6: 00 p.m. to commemorate Forget Me Not, a new structure at Eastman Branch and the new gallery space. Forget Me Not was created with the inspiration from meetings with Eastman Branch community. The goal was to not only to create a structure that offers the community seating and shade, but to also re-program…

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CreativeMornings CLE Hosts Mano Singham at Main Library

Genius is a label we give to people with exceptional levels of intellect. Is that intellect something we’re born with or part of our nurturing? Is someone smart, but then once they achieve accolades of excellence become a genius? Over the course of history people we consider geniuses have been exceptional at failing, learning from mistakes, and cross-pollinating insights from…

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The History of Cleveland’s Summer Reading Club

As Summer Reading Club is winding down, we thought we would take a look back at the early days of summer reading! The development of the Summer Reading Club was begun under Caroline Burnite, the library’s first Director of Work with Children. Children’s librarians needed to find a way to attract children to the library during the long summer vacation…

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Moonpenny Island Represents Ohio at National Book Festival

The Ohio Center for the Book at Cleveland Public Library selected Moonpenny Island by Cleveland author Tricia Springstubb (HarperCollins, 2015) to represent Ohio’s literary heritage at the 2017 Library of Congress National Book Festival, which will be held September 2 in Washington, DC. Springstubb’s middle-grade novel surrounds a young protagonist who lives on Moonpenny Island, a setting inspired by a real-life island…

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