Making Dreams Come True: From Israel to Cleveland, How Teens Changed E.131 Branch Library

On a January afternoon at Cleveland Public Library’s East 131st St. Branch, three teenagers show off the clothing and accessories they crafted from recycled materials. Amari Fountain, 15, dons a plastic poncho trimmed with newspaper comics while Brittani Morman, 13, wears another poncho with pockets fashioned out of potato chip bags. William Sweeney, 15, meanwhile, puts on a playful wig…

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(Cancelled) Live, Laugh, Create at World Day of Puppetry

All major events at Cleveland Public Library during the months of March and April are cancelled. See the full list of cancelled programs. Unleash imagination at the third annual World Day of Puppetry at Cleveland Public Library. The all-day family fun fest will be held Saturday, March 21 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Main Library, located at 325 Superior Avenue in…

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Concept Books: Learning Made Fun

Concept books are a great way to prepare your child for kindergarten and beyond. Concept books explore letters, numbers, shapes, colors, and other subjects in an informative yet entertaining format. Read on to learn about the benefits of concept books as well as a few recommended favorites. Alphabet Books Alphabet books are perhaps the most recognized type of concept books.…

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Mira Bartók, The New York Times Best-Selling Author Visits Cleveland Public Library

The New York Times best-selling author of The Memory Place will visit Cleveland Public Library’s Rice Branch on Thursday, October 5 to discuss her highly-anticipated debut novel The Wonderling . This extraordinary story, with its deft nod to Dickensian heroes and rogues, tells the story of Arthur, a shy, fox-like foundling with only one ear and a desperate desire to belong as he seeks…

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