Cleveland Public Library Changes Meal Distribution Site for Children and Families

Attention Families! Cleveland Public Library is changing the location of one of its Summer Kids’ Meals pick-up sites. Due to construction and the safety of visitors, we are closing the meals distribution site at East 131st Branch. Starting Thursday, June 18, children 18 and under can receive Grab & Go meals at the Fleet Branch along with three other branches.…

Cleveland Public Library to Provide Free Food and Resources for Children and Families

Cleveland Public Library and the Greater Cleveland Food Bank are working together to ensure no child goes hungry this summer. From June 8 through August 7, the Library and the Food Bank will provide Grab & Go meals every Thursday for children 18 and under at four Cleveland Public Library branches: Eastside Meal Sites Fleet: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Rice:…

Welcome Back! Cleveland Public Library Releases Plan to Reopen in Phases with Limited Service

Cleveland Public Library will soon resume limited service to the public. “We’d like to thank our patrons for their patience during this unprecedented time. We miss you and can’t wait to see you back at Cleveland Public Library,” said Felton Thomas, Jr., Executive Director and CEO of Cleveland Public Library. The Library’s reopening will be done in phases. On Wednesday,…

Protecting the Protectors: Cleveland Public Library and CMHA Partner to Battle COVID-19 in Housing Developments

Cleveland Public Library and the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) are working together to protect housing employees from COVID-19. The Library recently used its 3D printers in Tech Central to create 400 face shields for CMHA. The housing agency will distribute the personal protective equipment (PPE) to its police officers and employees who conduct home visits. The face shields block…

Coming Soon! Cleveland Public Library Popular Programming and Services Return

Cleveland Public Library is expanding its virtual experience for patrons amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning in June, the Library will open registration for programs for children and adults to help them with every facet of life. “From legal assistance and homework help, to healthful lifestyle workshops and classes to teach children self-expression through art,  Cleveland Public Library has always been…

Got a Question? Ask a Cleveland Public Library Librarian

Cleveland Public Library may be closed to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, but patrons can still connect with our staff. On Monday, April 20, the Library launched ASK CPL, which allows patrons to submit questions to a librarian or subject department manager 24 hours, 7 days a week. People can live chat with our staff Monday through Saturday from…