Hispanic Heritage Celebration

Join Cleveland Public Library and the Julia de Burgos Cultural Arts Center for a celebration of Hispanic heritage and culture. Bring the entire family to this FREE event featuring crafts, song, dance, and food reflecting Cleveland’s vibrant Hispanic and Latino communities. Sat, Sep, 22 at 4 pm Julia de Burgos Cultural Arts Center 2800 Archwood Ave. Puerto Rican Heritage Cultural…

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Manhattan Short Film Festival Comes to Cleveland Public Library

One world, one week, one festival: You are the judge. On Friday, September 28, Cleveland Public Library will serve as a screening location for the Manhattan Short Film Festival. This celebration of film occurs simultaneously across the globe, allowing audience members to select their favorite films to move on for Oscar consideration. From September 27 through October 7, over 100,000 film lovers…

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Benjamin Percy on Grit, Talent, and Telling a Story

Benjamin Percy Being Interviewed on Cleveland Public Library's Auditorium Stage

Benjamin Percy can find a lesson about storytelling just about anywhere. In a Batman comic? Of course. While watching Breaking Bad, Goldfinger, Die Hard, or Law & Order? Certainly. What about in the stories of Alice Munro or Flannery O’Connor, or in novels like Catcher in the Rye or Remains of the Day? You bet. While you’re at it, don’t…

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Celebrate Be My Neighbor Day on August 13  

Cartoon animal lined up looking over a fence.

Register for Be My Neighbor Day to attend this fun, family-friendly event for parents and children ages 3-8! Be My Neighbor Day, held August 13 from 11am – 2pm in the Library’s Eastman Reading Garden, is all about being a caring neighbor and supporting the families in our neighborhood. Meet Daniel Tiger and his friends, pose for a photo, and enjoy fun activities for…

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