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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Caroline Peak Honored as Collinwood Senior of the Year

During the City of Cleveland’s Senior Day on May 24, Ward 8 Councilman Michael D. Polensek honored Collinwood Branch Manager Caroline Peak as the Collinwood Senior of the Year. 2017 marked the 28th annual Senior Day hosted by the Cleveland Department of Aging​. More than 2,100 seniors gathered at Cleveland Public Hall for the event, which featured an information fair,…

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Hidden Figures

More than half a century ago, three brilliant African American women crossed all gender and race barriers to launch John Glenn and the United States into space.  Their untold story is now being told in the feature film Hidden Figures, starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe. Join NASA and the Cleveland Public Library in celebrating the stellar…

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