#BooksFromTheStacks: City Dog by Karla Kuskin

This week’s book from The Stacks is City Dog by Karla Kuskin. Published in 1994 by Clarion Books. A family from the city takes their dog on a trip to the country in this sweet rhyming story about getting out to the countryside. In beautiful pictures, watch the dog frolic and explore! Find this book and other books about cities,…

Summer Lit League Returns to Cleveland Public Library

Experience the joy of reading at Cleveland Public Library. Our summer reading initiative, Summer Lit League, runs June 7 through July 31. Registration is now open for children of all ages. And there’s something for adults too.  Summer Lit League is an eight-week program that challenges children to read to earn a chance to win prizes. Participants are separated into two age groups: Kids (0-11) and Young Adults (12-18).  This year’s theme, A World of What-ifs, is a nod…

Cleveland Public Library Staffers Select Prestigious Book Award Winners

Cleveland Public Library contributed to the selection of the 2021 Randolph Caldecott Medal, Coretta Scott King Book Award, and the Pura Belpré Award winners. Caldecott Medal The Caldecott medal honors the most distinguished American picture book for children. Cleveland Public Library’s Youth Services Manager Annisha Jeffries served as chair of the Caldecott Medal selection committee which named Michaela Goade, illustrator of…

Pick the Names! Choose the Top Three Names for the Library Characters

Have you met our friends at Cleveland Public Library? Dog, Cat, and Bird hang out all the time. They love Summer Lit League and reading the hottest titles.  Now, you can help us bring them to life with new names. Choose your top 3 favorite names from the list of some of Ohio’s most beloved writers. Langston Dunbar Giovanni Morrison Pekar Siegal We’ll reveal…

Get Kindergarten Ready with Cleveland Public Library

Is your child ready for Kindergarten? Success in the classroom starts this summer at Cleveland Public Library. The Library offers programs and resources to help parents and guardians prepare their youngest learners for school. Our resource list includes an early learning guide, kindergarten readiness assessment, and frequently asked questions about Kindergarten for families. Parents are also encouraged to check out…