Cleveland Public Library Celebrates Authors at 2020 Norman A. Sugarman Children’s Biography Awards Ceremony

And the winner is…  Join us for a night celebrating authors, illustrators, and publishers at the 2020 Norman A. Sugarman Awards ceremony. The award, which was established in 1998, is the only prize in the nation that honors biographies written for children. Out of an abundance of care, this year’s ceremony is online to help maintain safe social distance and…

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Engage in Democracy through Books, Art, and Civic Challenges

It’s a numbers game. From the 2020 Census to the presidential election, everything is about the numbers. On Saturday, September 26, Cleveland Public Library is digging into the story behind the numbers when Cathy O’Neil kicks off our Authors on Democracy virtual series. O’Neil, who wrote Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy, will speak…

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Five Days for Democracy: A Community-Wide Civic Lesson with a Twist

The City Club of Cleveland and nine local libraries are teaming up for a civic challenge. It’s called Five Days for Democracy – a week dedicated to reminding us why democracy matters and engaging all of us in keeping it strong. The challenge will run from Monday, September 28 through Friday, October 2. “Our decisions this fall will have a…

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Cleveland Public Library Offers Support to Students and Teachers

Whether virtual or in-person, school is back in session. To help children, families, and educators, Cleveland Public Library is offering resources and programs to enhance the learning experience, complement lesson plans, encourage reading and learning, and spark curiosity. “Cleveland Public Library wants everyone to succeed this school year,” said Dr. Sadie Winlock, Chief Equity, Education & Engagement Officer at Cleveland…

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