East 131st Street

3830 East 131st Street
Cleveland, OH 44120

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

Hours

Monday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
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. 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

  • Boardgame Day

    East 131st Street
    Friday, September 22 | 4:30 pm

    Relax from the back to school pressures with a bit of fun. Engage in classic board games such as Sorry, Monopoly, Connect 4, Battleship, and Candyland.

  • Express Yourself Art Workshops (grades 3 – 5)

    Online Event presented by East 131st Street
    Friday, September 22 | 4:30 pm

    Let your voice be heard!  Tell your story through art.  These workshops are for you…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. 

  • Express Yourself Art Workshops (grades 3 – 5)

    East 131st Street
    Wednesday, September 27 | 4:30 pm

    Let your voice be heard!  Tell your story through art.  These workshops are for you…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. 

  • Express Yourself Art Workshops (grades 3 – 5)

    East 131st Street
    Friday, September 29 | 4:30 pm

    Let your voice be heard!  Tell your story through art.  These workshops are for you…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. 

  • Express Yourself Art Workshops (grades 3 – 5)

    East 131st Street
    Wednesday, October 04 | 4:30 pm

    Let your voice be heard!  Tell your story through art.  These workshops are for you…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. 

  • Express Yourself Art Workshops (grades 3 – 5)

    East 131st Street
    Friday, October 06 | 4:30 pm

    Let your voice be heard!  Tell your story through art.  These workshops are for you…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. 

  • Express Yourself Art Workshops (grades 3 – 5)

    East 131st Street
    Wednesday, October 11 | 4:30 pm

    Let your voice be heard!  Tell your story through art.  These workshops are for you…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. 

  • Halloween Spider Web Craft

    East 131st Street
    Wednesday, October 11 | 4:30 pm

    Create a spooky spider web decoration for Halloween.

  • Express Yourself Art Workshops (grades 3 – 5)

    East 131st Street
    Friday, October 13 | 4:30 pm

    Let your voice be heard!  Tell your story through art.  These workshops are for you…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. 

  • Express Yourself Art Workshops (grades 3 – 5)

    East 131st Street
    Wednesday, October 18 | 4:30 pm

    Let your voice be heard!  Tell your story through art.  These workshops are for you…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. 

  • October Fun Day: Minute to Win It

    East 131st Street
    Thursday, October 19 | 4:30 pm

    Show off your skills in one minute party games for chances to win snacks and prizes.

  • Express Yourself Art Workshops (grades 3 – 5)

    East 131st Street
    Friday, October 20 | 4:30 pm

    Let your voice be heard!  Tell your story through art.  These workshops are for you…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. 

  • National Fruit Day 3-D Fruit Craft

    East 131st Street
    Friday, October 20 | 4:30 pm

    Make a 3-D fruit craft in honor of National Fruit Day.