Sharing Cleveland’s Story Through Words and Images

In honor of Cleveland Public Library’s 150th anniversary year, Library staff, community partners, patrons, and Cleveland residents alike are stepping up to help document Cleveland in 2019. Throughout the year, snapshots of present-day Cleveland— not to mention hints of the city’s history and even its future—have been captured through special photography and storytelling projects. First, the Cleveland Print Room has…

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Leading with Her Heart, Lavetta’s Path to Refuge, Learning, Community

Lavetta Louise Price is a woman on a mission—to start a business, to strengthen her community, and, most of all, to help others. Thanks to the resources available to her at Cleveland Public Library’s East 131st Street Branch, she’s able to accomplish all these goals and more. “This is a place where you have access to the world,” Price says.…

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Win Two Free Tickets to Browns Preseason Game on August 29, 2019

In celebration of our 150th anniversary, the Cleveland Browns have gifted the Cleveland Public Library Foundation with free pre-season tickets to the Thursday, August 29th game versus the Detroit Lions. To receive two complimentary tickets* to the game, simply take the Browns’ #Give10Pledge by pledging to volunteer to read to a child for at least 10 hours this year. For…

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Cleveland Public Library Set to Begin Celebration for 150 Years of Service

From a citywide street festival to a puppetry exhibit, a flagship Writers & Readers author appearance, neighborhood events, and more, 2019 is shaping up to be a year of celebration and discovery. The offerings this year will honor not only Cleveland Public Library’s 150th anniversary, but the community members who made this milestone possible. “This celebration is about the people…

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