East 131st Street

3830 East 131st Street
Cleveland, OH 44120

Phone: 216-623-6941
Email: E131.Branch@cpl.org
Manager:

Hours

Monday – Saturday: 10am – 6pm
Sunday: CLOSED

About

The East 131st Street Branch offers free wifi and public computers with Internet access. Printing, copying, scanning, and faxing services are available for a fee. The branch offers a spacious multipurpose room that can be reserved for meetings; please visit the branch to request a reservation. Free parking is available across the street.

History & Architecture

This gorgeous, historic branch is 14,100 square feet and is located in Cleveland’s Corlett neighborhood. One of the many Cleveland Public Library branches designed by local architecture firm Walker & Weeks, East 131st Street opened in 1929 and was renovated in 1979.

Special Features

The East 131st Street Branch is unique due to its many community partnerships, including The First Street Coalition and Mt. Pleasant MyCom.

In partnership with Mt. Pleasant MyCom, this branch offers a Resource Closet for teens and families. The closet provides gloves, hats, socks, household cleaning products, and toiletries such as body wash, lotion, and more.

Upcoming Events

  • FREE After School Tutoring and Homework Help

    East 131st Street
    Tuesday, September 27 | 4 pm

    FREE after school tutoring and homework help for students in grades K – 12.  Monday – Thursday, 4 – 6pm at 14 branch locations: Addison, East 131st St., Fleet, Garden Valley, Glenville, Harvard-Lee, Hough, Langston Hughes, Memorial-Nottingham, Mt. Pleasant, Rice, Rockport, South Brooklyn, South.  
    No registration or appointments are needed. 

  • Young Scholars’ Academy Transitional Program

    East 131st Street
    Tuesday, September 27 | 5:30 pm

    Young Scholars' Academy: Transitional is for children ages 4 – 6 who are in Kindergarten in the fall of 2022 or will be entering Kindergarten in the fall of 2023 and their parent and/or other caring adult. Engaging, once-a-week lessons for children are based on the Ohio Department of Education Learning Standards and provide parents with research-based tips that support learning opportunities at home. 

    Sessions are offered online via Zoom and in-person at branch locations.  Register now by visiting the Transitional Registration Form

     

  • FREE After School Tutoring and Homework Help

    East 131st Street
    Wednesday, September 28 | 4 pm

    FREE after school tutoring and homework help for students in grades K – 12.  Monday – Thursday, 4 – 6pm at 14 branch locations: Addison, East 131st St., Fleet, Garden Valley, Glenville, Harvard-Lee, Hough, Langston Hughes, Memorial-Nottingham, Mt. Pleasant, Rice, Rockport, South Brooklyn, South.  
    No registration or appointments are needed. 

  • Express Yourself Art Workshops (grades 3 – 5)

    Online Event presented by East 131st Street
    Wednesday, September 28 | 4:30 pm

    Let your voice be heard!  Tell your story through art…whether you're a beginner or ready to take your art to the next level.  
    Free workshops for kids, offered in partnership with the Art Therapy Studio.

  • FREE After School Tutoring and Homework Help

    Online Event presented by East 131st Street
    Thursday, September 29 | 4 pm

    FREE after school tutoring and homework help for students in grades K – 12.  Monday – Thursday, 4 – 6pm at 14 branch locations: Addison, East 131st St., Fleet, Garden Valley, Glenville, Harvard-Lee, Hough, Langston Hughes, Memorial-Nottingham, Mt. Pleasant, Rice, Rockport, South Brooklyn, South.  
    No registration or appointments are needed. 

  • Express Yourself Art Workshops (grades 3 – 5)

    East 131st Street
    Friday, September 30 | 4:30 pm

    Let your voice be heard!  Tell your story through art…whether you're a beginner or ready to take your art to the next level.  
    Free workshops for kids, offered in partnership with the Art Therapy Studio.

  • FREE After School Tutoring and Homework Help

    East 131st Street
    Monday, October 03 | 4 pm

    FREE after school tutoring and homework help for students in grades K – 12.  Monday – Thursday, 4 – 6pm at 14 branch locations: Addison, East 131st St., Fleet, Garden Valley, Glenville, Harvard-Lee, Hough, Langston Hughes, Memorial-Nottingham, Mt. Pleasant, Rice, Rockport, South Brooklyn, South.  
    No registration or appointments are needed. 

  • FREE After School Tutoring and Homework Help

    East 131st Street
    Tuesday, October 04 | 4 pm

    FREE after school tutoring and homework help for students in grades K – 12.  Monday – Thursday, 4 – 6pm at 14 branch locations: Addison, East 131st St., Fleet, Garden Valley, Glenville, Harvard-Lee, Hough, Langston Hughes, Memorial-Nottingham, Mt. Pleasant, Rice, Rockport, South Brooklyn, South.  
    No registration or appointments are needed. 

  • Young Scholars’ Academy Transitional Program

    East 131st Street
    Tuesday, October 04 | 5:30 pm

    Young Scholars' Academy: Transitional is for children ages 4 – 6 who are in Kindergarten in the fall of 2022 or will be entering Kindergarten in the fall of 2023 and their parent and/or other caring adult. Engaging, once-a-week lessons for children are based on the Ohio Department of Education Learning Standards and provide parents with research-based tips that support learning opportunities at home. 

    Sessions are offered online via Zoom and in-person at branch locations.  Register now by visiting the Transitional Registration Form

     

  • FREE After School Tutoring and Homework Help

    East 131st Street
    Wednesday, October 05 | 4 pm

    FREE after school tutoring and homework help for students in grades K – 12.  Monday – Thursday, 4 – 6pm at 14 branch locations: Addison, East 131st St., Fleet, Garden Valley, Glenville, Harvard-Lee, Hough, Langston Hughes, Memorial-Nottingham, Mt. Pleasant, Rice, Rockport, South Brooklyn, South.  
    No registration or appointments are needed. 

  • Express Yourself Art Workshops (grades 3 – 5)

    Online Event presented by East 131st Street
    Wednesday, October 05 | 4:30 pm

    Let your voice be heard!  Tell your story through art…whether you're a beginner or ready to take your art to the next level.  
    Free workshops for kids, offered in partnership with the Art Therapy Studio.

  • FREE After School Tutoring and Homework Help

    Online Event presented by East 131st Street
    Thursday, October 06 | 4 pm

    FREE after school tutoring and homework help for students in grades K – 12.  Monday – Thursday, 4 – 6pm at 14 branch locations: Addison, East 131st St., Fleet, Garden Valley, Glenville, Harvard-Lee, Hough, Langston Hughes, Memorial-Nottingham, Mt. Pleasant, Rice, Rockport, South Brooklyn, South.  
    No registration or appointments are needed. 

  • Express Yourself Art Workshops (grades 3 – 5)

    East 131st Street
    Friday, October 07 | 4:30 pm

    Let your voice be heard!  Tell your story through art…whether you're a beginner or ready to take your art to the next level.  
    Free workshops for kids, offered in partnership with the Art Therapy Studio.

  • FREE After School Tutoring and Homework Help

    East 131st Street
    Monday, October 10 | 4 pm

    FREE after school tutoring and homework help for students in grades K – 12.  Monday – Thursday, 4 – 6pm at 14 branch locations: Addison, East 131st St., Fleet, Garden Valley, Glenville, Harvard-Lee, Hough, Langston Hughes, Memorial-Nottingham, Mt. Pleasant, Rice, Rockport, South Brooklyn, South.  
    No registration or appointments are needed. 

  • FREE After School Tutoring and Homework Help

    East 131st Street
    Tuesday, October 11 | 4 pm

    FREE after school tutoring and homework help for students in grades K – 12.  Monday – Thursday, 4 – 6pm at 14 branch locations: Addison, East 131st St., Fleet, Garden Valley, Glenville, Harvard-Lee, Hough, Langston Hughes, Memorial-Nottingham, Mt. Pleasant, Rice, Rockport, South Brooklyn, South.  
    No registration or appointments are needed. 

  • Young Scholars’ Academy Transitional Program

    East 131st Street
    Tuesday, October 11 | 5:30 pm

    Young Scholars' Academy: Transitional is for children ages 4 – 6 who are in Kindergarten in the fall of 2022 or will be entering Kindergarten in the fall of 2023 and their parent and/or other caring adult. Engaging, once-a-week lessons for children are based on the Ohio Department of Education Learning Standards and provide parents with research-based tips that support learning opportunities at home. 

    Sessions are offered online via Zoom and in-person at branch locations.  Register now by visiting the Transitional Registration Form

     

  • FREE After School Tutoring and Homework Help

    East 131st Street
    Wednesday, October 12 | 4 pm

    FREE after school tutoring and homework help for students in grades K – 12.  Monday – Thursday, 4 – 6pm at 14 branch locations: Addison, East 131st St., Fleet, Garden Valley, Glenville, Harvard-Lee, Hough, Langston Hughes, Memorial-Nottingham, Mt. Pleasant, Rice, Rockport, South Brooklyn, South.  
    No registration or appointments are needed. 

  • Express Yourself Art Workshops (grades 3 – 5)

    Online Event presented by East 131st Street
    Wednesday, October 12 | 4:30 pm

    Let your voice be heard!  Tell your story through art…whether you're a beginner or ready to take your art to the next level.  
    Free workshops for kids, offered in partnership with the Art Therapy Studio.

  • FREE After School Tutoring and Homework Help

    Online Event presented by East 131st Street
    Thursday, October 13 | 4 pm

    FREE after school tutoring and homework help for students in grades K – 12.  Monday – Thursday, 4 – 6pm at 14 branch locations: Addison, East 131st St., Fleet, Garden Valley, Glenville, Harvard-Lee, Hough, Langston Hughes, Memorial-Nottingham, Mt. Pleasant, Rice, Rockport, South Brooklyn, South.  
    No registration or appointments are needed. 

  • Express Yourself Art Workshops (grades 3 – 5)

    East 131st Street
    Friday, October 14 | 4:30 pm

    Let your voice be heard!  Tell your story through art…whether you're a beginner or ready to take your art to the next level.  
    Free workshops for kids, offered in partnership with the Art Therapy Studio.