Cleveland Public Library Amplifies Black Voices

During Black History Month, Cleveland Public Library will recognize Black leaders, writers, and creators of the past, present, and future. “As The People’s University, Cleveland Public Library celebrates all cultures,” said Erica Marks, Senior Director of Outreach and Programming Services at Cleveland Public Library. “In February, we’re amplifying the Black voice through our programming because it’s important for people to…

WinterLand at Cleveland Public Library

Celebrate winter at Cleveland Public Library! Starting Saturday, November 26, the Main Library Campus in Downtown Cleveland and our neighborhood libraries will transform into a WinterLand complete with reindeer, holiday-themed stories, crafts, and a live performance by the Cleveland Opera Theater. Time Activity 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Reindeer Station Eastman Reading Garden 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Carolers’ Square…

A Poem for Cleveland | Cleveland Heights Poet Laureate Ray McNiece Partners with Cleveland Public Library and Ohio Center for the Book to Tell the Story of the City

Cleveland Public Library and Ohio Center for the Book join Cleveland Heights Poet Laureate Ray McNiece for monthly intergenerational and multicultural poetry workshops pairing youth poets with community elders aged 50 and older. Prompts created by youth poets jumpstart the conversation, resulting in poems that serve as a bridge between cultures, generations, and neighborhoods. Add your voice to the mosaic…

Cleveland Public Library and College Now Hosts Award-Winning and Bestselling Authors

Critically-acclaimed authors are coming to Cleveland for the #CLEReads Young Adult Book Festival. Registration is now open for the special event held on Saturday, October 22 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Cleveland Public Library’s Main Campus, 525 Superior Avenue in downtown Cleveland. “We’re thrilled to have the #CLEReads Young Adult Book Festival back in person,” said Erica Marks,…

Cleveland Public Library Presents: 2022 Norman A. Sugarman Children’s Biography Awards

Cleveland Public Library will celebrate authors, illustrators, and publishers during the virtual 2022 Norman A. Sugarman Children’s Biography Awards ceremony.   This year’s winner is critically-acclaimed author Suzanne Slade and illustrator Cozbi A. Cabrera for their book, Exquisite: The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks. Published by Abrams Books, Exquisite is about the first Black person to win a Pulitzer Prize. …