Cleveland Public Library Names Tena Wilson as New Deputy Director

Tena Wilson, Executive Director of Stark County District Library, has been appointed Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Cleveland Public Library. She will begin her new role on February 5, 2018. Ms. Wilson’s appointment signals her return to Cleveland Public Library, where she previously worked from 2006-2012. She served the Library in a variety of roles during that…

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Laura DeMarco Presents Lost Cleveland

The new book Lost Cleveland (Pavilion Books) explores the rise and fall and the enduring spirit of a gritty city. The book features more than 200 Cleveland photos and 65 lost landmarks from the 1800s to today. On January 27 at Cleveland Public Library, author Laura DeMarco will take guests on a visual and oral tour through Cleveland’s glorious past…

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The Death and Life of a Statue: How The Thinker Was Reborn in Cleveland

In the early hours of March 24, 1970, one of Cleveland’s most visited landmarks, an enlarged cast of Auguste Rodin’s famous sculpture The Thinker, was changed forever. The beloved statute outside the Cleveland Museum of Art was rocked by an explosion caused by a metal pipe bomb attached to a ten-foot, military-style fuse. According to the Cleveland Museum of Art,…

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Board of Library Trustees Meeting

December 21, 2017 Trustees Room           Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon   AGENDA Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of 11/16/17. Presentation:  Kaz Rael, Artist COMMUNICATIONS  IV.  FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORT (Mr. Seifullah, Chair) Resolution to Accept Gifts for the Month of November (EXHIBIT 1) Tenth Amendment to the Year 2017 Appropriation (EXHIBIT 2) Year 2018 Annual Appropriation Measure…

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