Summer Reading Club 2017

Register Now! Read Up! Rise Up! by Design • June 5 – August 5 Admission to the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is FREE for all residents of Cuyahoga County (kids and adults) on Monday, June 5. Bring the whole family for a walk on the wild side! Register online or visit the Cleveland Public Library tent in the Welcome Plaza at…

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Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes

Ms. Sowden has many years of experience leading dive teams in the exploration of many wrecks on the entire Great Lakes. Her discussion will take you through the process from beginning to end on the approach of locating, diving and salvaging historical wrecks located on the lakes. Please join us for this once in a lifetime presentation that will take…

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Honoring the Life & Work of Zelma Watson George

An Exhibit and Program Saturday, March 25, 2017 • 2:00 p.m. Main Library, Special Collections, 3rd floor Honor the life and work of Dr. Zelma Watson George (1903–94). Dr. George was a sociologist, musicologist and performer who broke the color barrier on Broadway in 1950. She came to Cleveland to research African-American music using the resources at the Cleveland Public…

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Anand Giridharadas: A Tale of Two Americas

In his TED talk, Anand Giridharadas described the two Americas through the experience of a Bangladeshi immigrant and the American who, in the aftermath of 9/11, targeted him and other immigrants in a fury of murder and hatred. Today, it is more important than ever to examine and understand the two Americas as immigration issues take center stage on the…

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