Octavofest 2018

Join us in celebrating our region’s active arts community of book and paper innovators and our magnificent library and museum collections of fine and rare books. Learn from artists and book lovers about Northeast Ohio’s rich resources and the exciting world of contemporary book and paper arts. All programs are free and open to the public. Visit octavofest.com for more…

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Explore Chinese Language, Art, and Exercise at the Library

Enjoy a range of educational and cultural offerings related to Chinese art, language, and exercise right here at Cleveland Public Library. From T’ai Chi to calligraphy, beginning language lessons, business-oriented communication classes, ink painting, and special programming for children, the Library has it all. View full details surrounding these educational events below: Chinese Language for Beginners  This course, designed for adults who have not previously…

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Writing and Poetry at Cleveland Public Library

The Library is the perfect place to explore your literary aspirations. Take a workshop, perform your writing in front of an audience, work on that first novel, and more. A sampling of free writing-related resources at Cleveland Public Library is available below: LITERARY CLEVELAND WORKSHOPS Hands-on workshops for writers and aspiring writers of all skill levels. Sharpen your craft, read and…

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Meet the Author and Illustrator of Crown

Celebrate Cleveland Book Week with a special Sept. 29 event at Cleveland Public Library featuring Derrick Barnes and Gordan James, the author and illustrator of Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut. As a celebrated, multi-award-winning children’s book (Newbery, Caldecott, Coretta Scott King and Ezra Jack Keats awards), Crown is an exuberant celebration of self-esteem and self-confidence. The novel brings a young black boy’s imagination to life through the stories…

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