Celebrate EID at Cleveland Public Library

Join us for a joyous Eid Celebration at Cleveland Public Library! Let’s come together to celebrate the end of Ramadan and the spirit of community. Saturday, April 13, 202412:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.Eastman Branch Sponsored by the Cultural Diversity Resource Group Recommended Reads Ramadan Children Books It’s Ramadan, Curious George by H.A. Rey Lailah’s Lunchbox by Reem Faruqi Moon Watchers…

Thrive with Pride | Live music, refreshments, and thought-provoking conversations #NoCeilingCPL

Thrive with pride, an engaging conversation to raise awareness and inspire action around concerns in the LGBTQ+ community including homelessness and alarming levels of violence against transgender people. Enjoy live music, refreshments, and thought-provoking conversations with other young professionals and career-focused individuals in Main Library’s Eastman Reading Garden in downtown Cleveland. Friday, June 24 | 5:30 – 8:30pmMain Library, Eastman…

Cleveland Public Library’s Rainbow Readers Donates LGBTQIA+ themed books to the Beyond Identities Community Center

BICC Collection courtesy of: Cleveland Public Library rainbow readers. LGBTQIA+ Employee Resource Group. Find books, movies, and more at our 28 locations and online at cpl.org

On February 17, 2022, the Rainbow Readers (Library employee resource group) presented a collection of LGBTQIA+ themed books to the Beyond Identities Community Center (BICC) at their brand new space on Euclid Avenue near downtown Cleveland. Founded in 2004, the BICC has served as a safe haven for hundreds of LGBTQIA+ youth of color in Greater Cleveland. The Library’s partnership with BICC demonstrates to…