Cleveland Public Library Celebrates the Construction of New Neighborhood Branches

The future of Cleveland Public Library is taking shape. Starting in June, the library will celebrate the beginning of construction on its neighborhood branches. It’s part of the Library’s 10-year plan to build or renovate branch libraries to improve the visitor experience. “We’re happy to fulfill our promise to the community,” said John Lang, Chief Operations Officer at Cleveland Public…

Cleveland Public Library: Our Future Is Building

Cleveland Public Library will temporarily close three neighborhood branches, West Park, Woodland, and Jefferson to prepare for a revitalization project at end of day, Friday, April 2nd at 6 p.m. Fulfilling our promise to the community, it is the first phase of a 10-year plan to renovate or rebuild branch libraries to improve the user experience. The work reimagines the…

Reclaiming History at West Park Branch

Nearly a century ago, the famed Cleveland architecture firm Walker and Weeks constructed a building in a modified English Tudor style to serve as Cleveland Public Library’s West Park Branch. The building featured an elegant façade with red brick, stone trim, and a slate roof, while the interior offered high ceilings and tall, graceful windows. In the decades since its…