July 14th – Bastille Day

July 14th is Bastille Day, the national holiday of France. Bastille Day commemorates the storming of the Bastille fortress and prison by ordinary citizens on July 14th, 1789, an event held by historians and French Citizens to mark the birth of the French Republic and the beginning of the French Revolution. For over a thousand years France had been ruled …

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The Disobedient Chicken: An Art Book by Christine Mannix

  Cleveland Public Library Special Collections collects artist’s books created by local and regional artists. Artist’s books are works of art that transforms the concept or format of a book into an object of creative expression. They are often published in small editions or produced as one-of-a-kind. The Disobedient Chicken is a contemporary fabric artist book created from a scanned …

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Board of Library Trustees Meeting

June 13, 2017 Trustees Room – Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon AGENDA Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of 5/18/17 and Finance Committee Meeting of 5/16/17.   COMMUNICATIONS           III. MOTION TO TEMPORARILY SUSPEND THE REGULATIONS FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORT (Mr. Seifullah, Chair) Resolution to Accept Gifts for the Month of May (EXHIBIT 1) Sixth Amendment …

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Food for Fines

April 1- 30, 2017 Please choose from super six list We will forgive $1.00 in overdue fines for every non-expired, non-perishable food item on the Cleveland Foodbank’s super six list: beef stew, canned soup, canned vegetables, peanut butter, cereal, and tuna fish. The maximum amount of fines forgiven per day during the Food for Fines program is $25.00. The program …

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