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…

Fighting Back Against Breast Cancer #TheNext400

Moderator: Chris Tanaka, Channel 19 News Panel: Kamesha Miles, Community Program Manager of the Susan G. Komen AAHEIPamela Combs – CNP, Cleveland Clinic Thursday, October 21 | 7:30PMYouTube and Facebook Live Recommended Reading These recommended reads are in partnership with Cleveland 19’s The Next 400 series More Recommended Reading

Get Ready for a Writing Challenge

Have you ever imagined writing a novel? November is National Novel Writing Month and it’s the perfect time to make that dream a reality. Since 1999, the founders of this novel-writing marathon encourage anyone to write 50,000 words in 30 days! Now, I know that some of you may think that this is an impossible task—madness. Ah! Though this may…

Community Resource Closet at East 131st Street Branch in the Corlett Neighborhood

Cleveland Public Library is providing the tools needed to build confidence and meet the basic needs of our community. The East 131st Street Branch, in partnership with Mt. Pleasant MyCom, has opened a Resource Closet for teens and families. The closet provides gloves, hats, socks, household cleaning products, and toiletries such as body wash, lotion, and more. The items are…

Lorain Branch Closing for Renovations

Cleveland Public Library is continuing to bring new life to its neighborhood branches. As part of our 10-year plan to improve our branches and the user experience, our latest construction project is the historic Lorain Branch in the Detroit-Shoreway neighborhood. Starting Monday, October 4, the Lorain Branch will be open for walk-up service only. It will temporarily close to the…

There Is Something About Edgefield Book Discussion

Join us for this lively discussion of the book There Is Something About Edgefield: Shining a Light on the Black Community Through History, Genealogy & Genetic DNA by Edna Bush and Natonne Elaine Kemp. Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Manager and former college English instructor, Dr. Tonya Briggs, will lead the book talk for 15 minutes. Dr. Regennia N. Williams,…