The Library Steps Up Cleaning and Safety Measures to Protect Patrons and Staff from the Coronavirus

Cleveland Public Library is taking precautions to protect its employees and patrons against COVID-19 known as Coronavirus. In response to concerns about the spread of this respiratory disease, the Library’s Facilities Management Department has increased the frequency of cleaning in high traffic areas and “high-touch” surfaces and objects such as computers, door handles, and elevator buttons. Care kits are being…

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Cleveland Public Library Celebrates the Love of Literacy During Read Across America Day

Cleveland Public Library is celebrating National Read Across America Day on Monday, March 2 by encouraging everyone to pick up a favorite book at their local library. In honor of this special day, Cleveland Public Library Executive Director & CEO Felton Thomas, Jr. will read to school children at 10:30 a.m. at the Main Library in the Youth Services Department,…

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Cleveland Public Library Ranked as One of the United States' Top Public Libraries for 2019

Cleveland Public Library is one of the top five library systems in the country according to the Library Journal’s Index of Public Library Service. Based on libraries of similar size, expenditures and star ranking, the Library netted another five-star rating for the eighth year and topped the competition for public internet computer use, Wi-Fi sessions and program attendance. The Library…

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Celebrate Black History Month at Cleveland Public Library

Cleveland Public Library is kicking off its celebration of Black History Month with a conversation about race, racism, and the power of bias. On Saturday, February 8, Robin DiAngelo, author of White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism, and Cleveland native Jennifer Eberhardt, who wrote Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice that Shapes What We…

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