Cleveland Public Library Prepares Young Adults for Future Careers

Start the new year with a new skill. Cleveland Public Library is helping Clevelanders prepare for their next step in life. We’re accepting applications now for the C2C Pathways to Success program at the Best Buy Teen Tech Center at Rockport Branch. The career readiness classes for ages 16 – 24 begin in January. Participants will A paid summer internship…

Avoid the Fees, Return Your Materials – Cleveland Public Library Will Begin Material Recovery

On January 1, 2022, Cleveland Public Library will begin material recovery efforts with Unique Management. The Library does not charge overdue fines for items owned by the Cleveland Public Library. However, fees will be charged for lost items, damaged items, referral fees, and as detailed on the Fines & Fees Schedule. Overdue fines may still be charged on items owned by other CLEVNET member libraries, based…

Reimagining Eastman Branch of Cleveland Public Library: Our Future is Building

Postponed Groundbreaking postponed due to inclement. Eastman Branch of Cleveland Public Library is getting reimagined. Starting Monday, December 6, Eastman Branch will be open for walk-up service only. It will temporarily close to the public on Saturday, December 11 at the close of business at 6 p.m. The closure is part of a 10-year plan to improve the branch experience. Renovation plans include new…

A Virtual Visit with Afrojujuist Author Nnedi Okorafor

Cleveland Public Library presents author Nnedi Okorafor as part of Maker Faire Cleveland 2021. The author will join us via Zoom. Coming to Maker Faire? Watch there, instead! If you’re up for an in-person event where you can view Nnedi Okorafor’s visit with a live audience and also enjoy free admission to the Great Lakes Science Center and the NASA Glenn…

Of Cabbages and Kings: Eastman Branch Builds on a Strong Foundation

A bronze walrus statue stands outside Cleveland Public Library’s Eastman Branch at W. 116th and Lorain Avenue. Known affectionately as “Wally,” the sculpture has presided over Eastman since 1980, the year the building opened, and bears an excerpt from “The Walrus and the Carpenter” by Lewis Carroll: ‘The time has come,’ the Walrus said, ‘To talk of many things: Of…

Get Connected! Cleveland Public Library Hotspot Giveaway

Cleveland Public Library is making sure all children receive digital tools for success.      In partnership with Empowering Youth, Exploring Justice (EYEJ) Youth Council, and PCs for People, the Collinwood Branch of Cleveland Public Library will distribute FREE T-Mobile hotspots to K-12 students. Each hotspot will come with a year of free internet service.   Hotspot applications are now available at the Collinwood Branch.   The event will also include prizes, Halloween treats, and…