East 131st Street

3830 East 131st Street
Cleveland, OH 44120

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

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

  • Young Scholars’ Academy: Transitional

    East 131st Street
    Tuesday, June 28 | 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 Transitional Registration Form

  • Young Scholars’ Academy: Transitional

    East 131st Street
    Tuesday, July 05 | 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 Transitional Registration Form

  • Young Scholars’ Academy: Transitional

    East 131st Street
    Tuesday, July 12 | 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 Transitional Registration Form

  • Young Scholars’ Academy: Transitional

    East 131st Street
    Tuesday, July 19 | 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 Transitional Registration Form