Rock X CPL Community Day, Powered by PNC

Music has the power to bring people together and the Rock Hall, Cleveland Public Library, and PNC Bank are working together to host ROCK x CPL, powered by PNC, a free community event that invites families to experience the power of music firsthand at the Cleveland main branch downtown on March 24th, 2018, 12 – 4 pm. Join us downtown…

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World Day of Puppetry Celebrated in Our Fair City

The Puppetry Guild of Northeastern Ohio, in association with the Cleveland Public Library, and Puppeteers of America, will be holding a grand event in celebration of World Day of Puppetry on Saturday March 24, 2018. The event will be held at the Cleveland Public Library’s Main Branch, at  325 Superior Ave. Cleveland, Ohio 44114, beginning at 10:00 a.m. and concluding…

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Civil War Veterans and Irish Nationalism in 19th Century Cleveland

Margaret Lynch, Executive Director of the Irish American Archives Society, draws on research conducted for The Day We Celebrate:  175 Years of Cleveland’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade to illuminate the little-known, but important, role that Civil War veterans played in promoting the cause of Irish nationalism in Cleveland during the decades following the Civil War.  Cleveland Public Library collections, including…

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Mapping Cleveland’s History: Four Events to Focus on Parks, Railroads, Genealogy, and Architecture 

A special series of events at Cleveland Public Library will focus on various aspects of local history, including railroad transportation, historic park plans, genealogy research, and the city’s evolving architecture.   This event series will take place in the Louis Stokes Wing of Cleveland Public Library’s downtown campus from March through May. First, on March 3, two archivists from the Cleveland…

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