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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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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Knitting a Community, Warming Both Hands and Hearts Throughout the City

Across Cleveland every year, children and adults in need are gifted handmade hats, scarves, blankets, or mittens to help them feel warm and cared for during the cold winter months. This generosity is made possible by volunteers who donate knitted items to Warm Up Cleveland, a program that traces its origins back to one very special Library employee: Diane Mathews.…

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Snapshot of Cleveland in 2019

The Library’s community-based storytelling and photography projects, which run throughout 2019 as a way to celebrate and document the lives of Clevelanders, are currently in full swing—and Cleveland residents still have the chance to record their oral histories or participate in a photo shoot. Local photographers are busy capturing the city and its people for Cleveland 20/20: A Photographic Exploration…

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