Explore the World of Puppetry Exhibit Opens March 23 at Cleveland Public Library

The magic of puppetry comes to life at Cleveland Public Library when a special exhibit, The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen, opens Saturday, March 23. The grand opening will feature puppet shows, workshops, and costumed characters, while related programming will continue throughout 2019—all to celebrate the Library’s 150th anniversary year. “Puppetry is an art form with a rich and varied history that…

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Cleveland Public Library Goes Fine Free Beginning in July

“We want to remove barriers, not block people from accessing the Library,” said Cleveland Public Library Executive Director Felton Thomas, Jr., who announced the elimination of overdue fines at his February 27 State of the Library address at The City Club of Cleveland. “We want to connect people to knowledge and ideas, not stand in the way. This important step…

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Branch Repairs Completed by Close of 2018

In 2018, Cleveland Public Library initiated a comprehensive, multiyear capital project to improve and update its branch libraries throughout the city. The first phase of this project—making critical maintenance repairs to nine branch libraries—wrapped up just in time for the new year. The neighborhood libraries receiving repairs in 2018 included Lorain, Glenville, Jefferson, Harvard-Lee, Carnegie West, Addison, Fulton, Langston Hughes,…

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