Black, White and REaD: An Anniversary Affair

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Put down your book, slip on your dancing shoes and head to Cleveland Public Library to party with a few literary greats for a good cause. On Saturday, November 16, the Cleveland Public Library Foundation will host “Black, White and REaD” 150th Anniversary Affair benefiting the Cleveland Public Library. The fundraiser celebrating the Library’s sesquicentennial will kick off at 6:30…

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Winterfest at Cleveland Public Library

Downtown Cleveland kicks off the holiday season with this special winter wonderland. Pop-up holiday shops, food trucks, shows, prizes, and much more will be topped off by the evening lighting ceremony on Public Square. Saturday, November 30 • 10:00am – 4:00pm • Main Library and Louis Stokes Wing Visit the Library for a variety of free family activities: Toy Train…

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Explore Your Curiosity at Maker Faire

On Saturday, November 2, the Library will host a FREE hands-on event featuring cutting edge technology at a cool new location. Tap into your creative side, explore your curiosity and get inspired at the 7th annual Maker Faire Cleveland. The Cleveland Public Library is hosting the FREE family-friendly event on Saturday, November 2 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at…

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How Books Build Community: Soledad O’Brien and Killer Mike Discuss Imagination, Community and Personal Growth

From George Orwell’s Animal Farm to Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye, and from the works of Zora Neale Hurston to Agatha Christie, Maya Angelou, and Nikki Giovanni, literature has inspired and influenced the lives of journalist Soledad O’Brien and rapper Michael “Killer Mike” Render. O’Brien and Killer Mike appeared in conversation to discuss the power of reading on September 24…

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