MLK Jr. Branch Design Competition Finals to Be Held May 10

A man's hands drawing a blueprint on a drafting table.

Cleveland Public Library’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch design competition finals will be held Thursday, May 10 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch. This free, public event will feature presentations and Q&A sessions with the three finalists proposing architectural designs for a new branch facility. In February, Cleveland Public Library selected three design…

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National Money Smart Week

National Money Smart Week is April 21-28th. This year the Cleveland Public Library is focusing on some of our strongest community members: our veterans. Together with the Veterans Administration Benefits Office of Cleveland and the Cuyahoga County Veterans Service Commission, we are presenting a very special Veterans’ edition of our Money Smart Week programming. Managing money is one of our…

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Author Visit: Ibi Zoboi

National Book Award Finalist Ibi Zoboi discusses her debut YA novel American Street. Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Zoboi holds an MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts and is a graduate of the Clarion West Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers’ Workshop. This event is presented in partnership with Literary Cleveland. Thu, Apr 5…

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The Legacy of Louis Stokes

The Greater Cleveland Chapter of the National Congress of Black Women unveils a new portrait of Congressman Louis Stokes and Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones by artist Khaz Ra’el. The portrait will be on permanent display at Cleveland Public Library and will grace a future special edition library card. Keynote speaker Lori Stokes, daughter of Louis Stokes, discusses her father’s autobiography,…

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