Recommended Reading for Families: Transgender Visibility

March 31 is Transgender Day of Visibility, an annual event dedicated to celebrating transgender people – raising awareness of discrimination and highlighting their contributions to society. Our staff has created a list of recommended readings to help young readers cultivate an inclusive understanding of transgender rights.

Celebrate Read Across America Day at Cleveland Public Library

It’s Read Across America Day! Find the right reads for your little ones. Our youth librarians have the perfect books for readers of all ages. Activities Grab-and-Go Early Learning KitsAddison Branch. Read Across America Day Dr. Suess storytimeFleet Branch. Read Across America Day Dr. Suess storytime and craftsSouth Brooklyn Branch. Wednesday Word GamesGlenville Branch Recommended Reads You Are Not Alone…

Uncovering Our Roots: Three-Part African American Genealogy

Our beginnings help to shape us. Cleveland Public Library is a one-stop source for Clevelanders in search of their ancestors. Visit the Center for Local and Global History Department at Main Library for assistance or join us for Uncovering Our Roots: A Three-part African American Genealogy Workshop Series starting Wednesday, February 2 at 6 p.m. via Zoom. Registration is required. Genealogist expert Dr. Deborah Abbott will provide step-by-step instructions on…

Cleveland Public Library Announces 2022 Norman A. Sugarman Children’s Biography Award Winner

Cleveland Public Library is proud to announce critically-acclaimed author Suzanne Slade and illustrator Cozbi A. Cabrera are the recipients of the 2022 Norman A. Sugarman Children’s Biography Award for their book, Exquisite: The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks. Established in 1998, the Sugarman Award is the only prize in the nation that honors biographies written for children. The virtual…

#BooksFromTheStacks: The Snow Party by Beatrice Schenk de Regniers

View this post on Instagram A post shared by CPL Youth Services (@cplyouthservices) This week’s book from The Stacks makes for a perfect January read! “The Snow Party” by Beatrice Schenk de Regniers and illustrated by Reiner Zimnik, published in 1959 by Pantheon Books. A little old man and a little old woman live alone in a farmhouse “way out…