Library Card Sign-Up Month 2017

September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month Libraries in Cuyahoga County are celebrating National Library Card Sign-Up Month (September 1-30) with A Card for Every Kid campaign! A Card for Every Kid aims to put a library card into the hands of every child under 18 in Cuyahoga County. You can celebrate with libraries in Cuyahoga County in two ways:…

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Forget Me Not – Community Event

Please join us on Tuesday, August 29th, 6: 00 p.m. to commemorate Forget Me Not, a new structure at Eastman Branch and the new gallery space. Forget Me Not was created with the inspiration from meetings with Eastman Branch community. The goal was to not only to create a structure that offers the community seating and shade, but to also re-program…

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Moonpenny Island Represents Ohio at National Book Festival

The Ohio Center for the Book at Cleveland Public Library selected Moonpenny Island by Cleveland author Tricia Springstubb (HarperCollins, 2015) to represent Ohio’s literary heritage at the 2017 Library of Congress National Book Festival, which will be held September 2 in Washington, DC. Springstubb’s middle-grade novel surrounds a young protagonist who lives on Moonpenny Island, a setting inspired by a real-life island…

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Cleveland Public Library Wins Vibrant City Award

In a special May 24 ceremony at Edgewater Park, Cleveland Neighborhood Progress presented Cleveland Public Library with the 2017 Vibrant City Impact Award, an honor that celebrates the Library’s positive influence within the community. “The Vibrant City Impact Award was introduced to recognize community partners that provide dramatic impact on the lives of Clevelanders,” said Joel Ratner, President and CEO…

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