Gaming & Esports

Esports at CPL features gaming, workshops, live-streaming, the chance to use great new gear, networking with other gamers, all for free

There’s something for everyone at Cleveland Public Library’s gaming events. The Library’s gaming events will now be held monthly and will alternate between casual gaming events and esports tournaments. These options allow patrons to experience the best of both worlds while ensuring that competitions and leisurely, social gaming have their own dedicated spaces.

Upcoming Dates for 2020

Whether you’re a player, spectator, enthusiast, or a casual fan, don’t miss out! Attend one of the Library’s gaming events and meet up with your fellow Northeast Ohio gamers. Join the Cleveland Public Library community and register for tournaments on

  • January 25
  • February 29
  • March 28
  • April 25
  • May 23
  • June 27
  • July 18
  • August 29
  • September 26
  • October 31
  • November 28

Main Library, Louis Stokes Wing, Learning Commons, 2nd Floor
All events are on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

For more information, please contact

Read “Peace, Love, and Video Games” for an in-depth look at the Library’s eSports events and how they unite Cleveland gamers.