Cleveland Public Library is open for in-person browsing on February 22. West Park, Woodland, and Jefferson branches remain curbside in preparation for closures.

Books, Movies & More

Writers & Readers Author Series

Cleveland Public Library series brings together authors, performers, journalists, activists, and educators to discuss the issues impacting our communities. For the first time, a virtual workshop will accompany each Writers & Readers event to give participants a platform to seek greater understanding and find common ground to issues facing our city.

Read – eBooks, Audiobooks, Comics, and Magazines.

Your CPL card allows you to borrow ebooks and audiobooks from services like OverDrive and Hoopla Digital. Get the latest articles from your favorite magazines through Flipster and OverDrive.

Watch – Movies, TV Series, and More

Are you looking for movies, TV shows, or something that is safe for the family? Checkout Kanopy, Hoopla, and OverDrive.

Listen – Pop, Jazz, Classical, and More

Download and stream music for free with Freegal. Borrow new music albums through Hoopla. Are you a fan of classical or jazz music? Visit Naxos Music.

Ohio Library for the Blind & Physically Disabled

In partnership with the State Library of Ohio Talking Book Program, OLBPD serves as the Regional Library for the National Library Service (NLS) for the Blind and Print Disabled of the Library of Congress, and administers a free library program of braille and audio materials circulated to eligible borrowers in the State of Ohio by postage-free mail. 

Books by Mail

Cleveland Public Library users will be able to get their favorite books and movies without ever leaving home. We offer Homebound services for residents over 60, and starting January 1, Words on Wheels for all Cleveland residents.

Neighborhood Voices

Neighborhood Voices is a city-wide creative writing project designed by Literary Cleveland and the Cleveland Public Library to engage writers across Cleveland, allowing residents to connect with neighbors, share stories of their community, and draft new writing about what makes their neighborhood unique.


Whether you’re looking for something physical or digital, use the CLEVNET catalog to search the collections.

Can’t find it in the catalog? Using Interlibrary Loan, patrons can borrow books, microfilm, and order photocopies of journal articles for a fee.

Apply for or Renew Your Library Card

Don’t waste time, apply for you Cleveland Public Library Card or eCard today!