Main Library Events

    Event For all ages
  • Art from the Heart and Soul

    Main Library (Downtown), 4th Floor – ForLit Gallery/Classroom
    Tuesday, May 28 | 12 am

    Sister Milunka Pejoska creates and draws original pencil artwork from her subconscious imaginaation. This exhibit in the International Languages Art Gallery will run from January10 – June 10, 2024.

  • Word Workshops IV

    Main Library (Downtown), 2nd Floor – Conference C
    Tuesday, May 28 | 11 am

    Become proficient in the everyday, academic, and work-related use of Microsoft Word.

    Word Workshops – First Workshop

    Become acquainted with the Word Interface; select and format the appearance of text.

    Word Workshops – Second Workshop

    Change the alignment of paragraphs of text; apply bullets or numbering to lists.

    Word Workshops – Third Workshop

    Refine tables and graphics.

    Word Workshops – Fourth Workshop

    Add headers, footers, and page numbers to a document; learn a variety of keyboard shortcuts that will save you time and energy when creating a Word document.

    Word Workshops – Supplemental Workshop

    An overview of more advanced Word skills, including: source citation; foot– and endnotes; and text styles.

    Notes:

    It is not necessary to attend the Workshops in order.

    TechCentral will present the Supplemental Workshop if there is a fifth week in the month. You may request that Supplemental Workshop’s instructional material via one of the contact methods below.

    If you have any questions, feel free to contact TechCentral at (216) 623-2980, Monday through Saturday, 10 AM to 6 PM; or by email at tech.central@cpl.org.

  • Event For adults
  • Exploring Our Collection – Public Art & Architecture

    Main Library (Downtown), 1st Floor – Brett Hall
    Tuesday, May 28 | 3 pm

    Explore the Library's Collection of WPA-era artworks, public murals, and sculptures within Main Library, Louis Stokes Wing, and the Eastman Reading Garden. Departs from Brett Hall.

  • Event For all ages
  • Art from the Heart and Soul

    Main Library (Downtown), 4th Floor – ForLit Gallery/Classroom
    Wednesday, May 29 | 12 am

    Sister Milunka Pejoska creates and draws original pencil artwork from her subconscious imaginaation. This exhibit in the International Languages Art Gallery will run from January10 – June 10, 2024.

  • Event For adults
  • My Digital Life: Mouse and Keyboard Funamentals

    Main Library (Downtown), 2nd Floor – Conference C
    Wednesday, May 29 | 11:15 am

    You do not need to be the best at using the keyboard to use a computer; there are several things that you should know how to do to make it easier. Join our virtual students as they and you learn the basics of using a keyboard and mouse to use their computer.

  • Event For all ages
  • Art from the Heart and Soul

    Main Library (Downtown), 4th Floor – ForLit Gallery/Classroom
    Thursday, May 30 | 12 am

    Sister Milunka Pejoska creates and draws original pencil artwork from her subconscious imaginaation. This exhibit in the International Languages Art Gallery will run from January10 – June 10, 2024.

  • Event For adults
  • Excel Workshops Supplement

    Main Library (Downtown), 2nd Floor – Conference C
    Thursday, May 30 | 11 am

    Acquire a robust foundation of Microsoft Excel know-how.

    Excel Workshops – First Workshop

    Familiarize yourself with the Excel Interface; select and format the appearance of data; and perform simple calculations.

    Excel Workshops – Second Workshop

    Use Excel to perform calculations on increasingly larger amounts of numerical data.

    Excel Workshops – Third Workshop

    Create versatile tables from spreadsheets; and turn raw data into visually interesting charts.

    Excel Workshops – Fourth Workshop

    Round out and refine your existing Excel know-how; and explore future areas of study and specialization.

    Excel Workshops – Supplemental Workshop

    Increase your productivity in Excel by taking advantage of various time-saving program features.

    Notes:

    It is not necessary to attend the Workshops in order.

    TechCentral will present the Supplemental Workshop if there is a fifth week in the month. You may request that Supplemental Workshop’s instructional material via one of the contact methods below.

    If you have any questions, feel free to contact TechCentral at (216) 623-2980, Monday through Saturday, 10 AM to 6 PM; or by email at tech.central@cpl.org.

  • Event For all ages
  • Art from the Heart and Soul

    Main Library (Downtown), 4th Floor – ForLit Gallery/Classroom
    Friday, May 31 | 12 am

    Sister Milunka Pejoska creates and draws original pencil artwork from her subconscious imaginaation. This exhibit in the International Languages Art Gallery will run from January10 – June 10, 2024.

  • Event For all ages
  • Art from the Heart and Soul

    Main Library (Downtown), 4th Floor – ForLit Gallery/Classroom
    Saturday, June 01 | 12 am

    Sister Milunka Pejoska creates and draws original pencil artwork from her subconscious imaginaation. This exhibit in the International Languages Art Gallery will run from January10 – June 10, 2024.

  • Create Your Own Vision Board

    Main Library (Downtown), 1st Floor – North Reading Room
    Saturday, June 01 | 11 am

    Create your own vision board using images and words to help you achieve your goals.

  • Let’s Just Talk About Books!

    Main Library (Downtown), Eastman Reading Garden
    Saturday, June 01 | 12 pm

    Join a stress-free summer book club. Talk about your favorite (or least favorite) book, poem, short story, or genre. Share what you're reading and what you want to read. Or, just enjoy being in the company of other book lovers and add to your reading list.  Talk about books you can’t stand; check out a book!  The choice is yours. 

  • Music at Main: Diana Chittester

    Main Library (Downtown), Eastman Reading Garden
    Saturday, June 01 | 2 pm

    Join us for a celebration of Pride Month as it kicks off with Cleveland singer/songwriter Diana Chittester who returns to CPL.

  • Event For all ages
  • Art from the Heart and Soul

    Main Library (Downtown), 4th Floor – ForLit Gallery/Classroom
    Monday, June 03 | 12 am

    Sister Milunka Pejoska creates and draws original pencil artwork from her subconscious imaginaation. This exhibit in the International Languages Art Gallery will run from January10 – June 10, 2024.

  • Event For teens
  • Motivational Monday

    Main Library (Downtown), 4th Floor – Room 458 – Artlab
    Monday, June 03 | 11 am

    Choose an encouraging quote to use as inspiration to design your own motivational board. 

  • Event For adults
  • TechCentral MakerMonday Summer Fun Large Format Printer: PRIDE & Juneteenth Stickers

    Main Library (Downtown), Lower Level – TechCentral Department – MakerSpace
    Monday, June 03 | 4 pm

    Join TechCentral's Makers as we explore using the equipment in MakerSpace to create some cool projects. Patrons will meet in a classroom for a focused lesson on using the featured equipment. These focused projects will guide you through selecting, designing, and making our themed project for the day.  

    Patrons will participate in the event’s activities and complete the designated project. 

    The class size is limited to 10 individuals, and registration is required due to limited materials. 

     

     

  • Event For all ages
  • Art from the Heart and Soul

    Main Library (Downtown), 4th Floor – ForLit Gallery/Classroom
    Tuesday, June 04 | 12 am

    Sister Milunka Pejoska creates and draws original pencil artwork from her subconscious imaginaation. This exhibit in the International Languages Art Gallery will run from January10 – June 10, 2024.

  • Word Workshops I

    Main Library (Downtown), 2nd Floor – Conference C
    Tuesday, June 04 | 11 am

    Become proficient in the everyday, academic, and work-related use of Microsoft Word.

    Word Workshops – First Workshop

    Become acquainted with the Word Interface; select and format the appearance of text.

    Word Workshops – Second Workshop

    Change the alignment of paragraphs of text; apply bullets or numbering to lists.

    Word Workshops – Third Workshop

    Refine tables and graphics.

    Word Workshops – Fourth Workshop

    Add headers, footers, and page numbers to a document; learn a variety of keyboard shortcuts that will save you time and energy when creating a Word document.

    Word Workshops – Supplemental Workshop

    An overview of more advanced Word skills, including: source citation; foot– and endnotes; and text styles.

    Notes:

    It is not necessary to attend the Workshops in order.

    TechCentral will present the Supplemental Workshop if there is a fifth week in the month. You may request that Supplemental Workshop’s instructional material via one of the contact methods below.

    If you have any questions, feel free to contact TechCentral at (216) 623-2980, Monday through Saturday, 10 AM to 6 PM; or by email at tech.central@cpl.org.

  • Event For adults
  • Sports History Theater

    Main Library (Downtown), 5th Floor – Sports Research Center
    Tuesday, June 04 | 12 pm

    Gather with fellow sports fans on the first and third Tuesdays for screenings of historic highlight films from the Sports Research Center's collection.  You are welcome to stay and discuss the films after watching.

    June 4: 1948 World Series: Cleveland Indians vs Boston Braves
    June 18: 1916-1958 Baseball Highlights with Buddy Blattner & 1952 Cleveland Indians
    July 2: 1954 World Series New York Giants vs. Cleveland Indians
    July 16: The All-Star Game: From Ruth to Mays
    August 6: 1944 Cleveland Rams vs Bears and Redskins & 1946-1955 "Ten Years with the Cleveland Browns"
    August 20: 1950 Cleveland Browns Season Highlights & 1955 Title Game: Cleveland Browns vs. Los Angeles Rams

  • Event For young children under 6 years old
  • The Art Box in Asia Town

    Main Library (Downtown), ArtBox
    Tuesday, June 04 | 4 pm

    The ArtBox at East 33rd St. and Payne Ave. is a whole lot in a small space: it's a mini library, an art-making space, and a community gathering spot. 

    Open from 10am – 2pm every Saturday from June 1 – October 5 and on select Tuesday & Thursday evenings from 4 – 8pm, the ArtBox offers books, kids activities and crafts, art-making opportunities for all ages, and workshops & special events including the following: 

    Saturdays, June 1 – August 3: Altered Books Art Workshops (teens & adults, registration is required) 
    Saturday, June 1 from 12 – 3pm – Fix-It CLE Repair Clinic & Bike Workshop 
    Tuesday, June 4 from 4 – 8pm – Play @ Pop-Up Park & WVIZ Ideastream 
    Thursday, June 6 from 4 – 8pm – Play @ Pop-Up Park & ArtCart
    Saturday, June 15 from 10am – 2pm – Community Cleanup Day 
    Tuesday, July 9 from 4 – 8pm – Play @ Pop-Up Park & WVIZ Ideastream 
    Thursday, July 11 from 4 – 8pm – Play @ Pop-Up Park & ArtCart
    Saturday, August 3 from 10am – 2pm – Altered Books Art Workshop Gallery Show and Meet-the-Artists Event
    Tuesday, August 6 from 4 – 8pm – Play @ Pop-Up Park & WVIZ Ideastream 
    Thursday, August 8 from 4 – 8pm – Play @ Pop-Up Park & ArtCart
    Thursday, September 5 from 4 – 8pm – Play @ Pop-Up Park & ArtCart
    Saturday, September 14 from 10am – 2pm – Mid-Autum Festival, Fix-It CLE Repair Clinic, ArtCart
    Saturday, September 21 from 10am – 2pm – Community Cleanup Day 

  • Event For all ages
  • Art from the Heart and Soul

    Main Library (Downtown), 4th Floor – ForLit Gallery/Classroom
    Wednesday, June 05 | 12 am

    Sister Milunka Pejoska creates and draws original pencil artwork from her subconscious imaginaation. This exhibit in the International Languages Art Gallery will run from January10 – June 10, 2024.