Thirty Cleveland Students Build Super Car in Five Weeks

Thirty Cleveland high school students recently completed the challenge to build a Factory Five GTM Super Car in five weeks. This project, which was made possible by a partnership formed by Cleveland Metropolitan School District, Cleveland Public Library, Cuyahoga Community College, and Experience Aviation, invited students from Max S. Hayes High School, Davis Aerospace & Maritime High School, and Garrett…

Historic South Branch Reopens December 1

On December 1, residents of Tremont and Clark-Fulton will reclaim a beloved neighborhood institution when Cleveland Public Library’s South Branch, located at 3096 Scranton Road, officially reopens and resumes library services after years of restoration efforts. The South Branch building’s history stretches back to 1911, when it was constructed with funds gifted by Andrew Carnegie. The building’s stone exterior and…

Cleveland Public Library Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

For the sixth consecutive year, the Ohio Auditor of the State is awarding Cleveland Public Library the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. The award, which rewards clean audit reports, recognizes the Library’s work for fiscal year 2017. Public entities must meet specific criteria during their financial audits to be eligible for an Auditor of the State Award with Distinction.…

Book Discussion with Local Author and Attorney Peter N. Kirsanow, Esq.

Cleveland Law Library and Cleveland Public Library’s Public Administration Library present a discussion of Second Strike: A Mike Garrin Thriller led by the author, Cleveland attorney Peter Kirsanow. Fri, Nov 9 from 12:30–2pm Cleveland Law Library 1 West Lakeside Ave., 4th Floor

Benjamin Percy on Grit, Talent, and Telling a Story

Benjamin Percy Being Interviewed on Cleveland Public Library's Auditorium Stage

Benjamin Percy can find a lesson about storytelling just about anywhere. In a Batman comic? Of course. While watching Breaking Bad, Goldfinger, Die Hard, or Law & Order? Certainly. What about in the stories of Alice Munro or Flannery O’Connor, or in novels like Catcher in the Rye or Remains of the Day? You bet. While you’re at it, don’t…

Help Guide the Future of Your Neighborhood Library

This summer, community members who patronize twelve branch libraries in the Cleveland Public Library system will be invited to share their ideas, input, and vision surrounding the future of these neighborhood libraries. Check the schedule below to see when and where the Library is gathering community feedback related to the Addison, Collinwood, Fulton, Garden Valley, Glenville, Harvard-Lee, Jefferson, Langston Hughes,…