Main Library Events

  • Preschool Story Time (ages 3 – 5)

    Main Library (Downtown), 4th Floor – Room 477 – Storytime Room
    Tuesday, November 30 | 10 am

    Story times for preschoolers ages 3 to 5 include stories, songs, activities, and rhymes specially designed to support reading readiness and foster the social and emotional skills that kids need to succeed as they enter Kindergarten.

  • Computer Basics

    Online Event presented by Main Library – Downtown
    Friday, December 03 | 11 am

    This program is tentatively scheduled to be held in person. Masks are required. If you have any questions, please contact the TechCentral department at 216-623-2980 Mon- Sat 10:00am-6:00pm. This program has a capacity limit of 5.  

     

    Computer Basics: The Mouse and Keyboard

    Learn all mouse and keyboard techniques by completing a wide variety of meaningful, everyday computer tasks. Begin class learning how best to hold the mouse; leave class being well on your way to clicking and typing with speed and confidence.

     

    Computer Basics: A Beginner's Introduction

    This class teaches the student commonly used Personal Computer functions ranging from how to turn the computer on and off, up to navigating the windows operating system. It also explains how to start basic windows programs such as Word, Paint, and a Web Browser.

     

    Computer Basics: Organizing Files

    Can't keep track of your files? Take this class and we'll teach you best practices for saving and finding files to help you organize your computer.

  • “Jumpstart Your Creativity” Workshop with Author Nancy Christie

    Main Library (Downtown), 2nd Floor – Literature Department
    Saturday, December 04 | 1 pm

    Now that National Novel Writing Month is officially over, let's keep writing! This workshop "will help you rev up your inspiration engine so you can continue on our writing journey!" Presented by the award-winning author of Rut-Busting Book for Writers and Rut-Busting Book for Authors, attendees will learn tips to break through barriers that block writing so that they can stay on their creative path.

  • Resume Workshop

    Online Event presented by Main Library – Downtown
    Monday, December 06 | 3 pm

    This program is tentatively scheduled to be held in person. Masks are required. If you have any questions, please contact the TechCentral department at 216-623-2980 Mon- Sat 10:00am-6:00pm. This program has a capacity limit of 5.

    Need a resume? Have a resume that needs updating? Learn how to create a resume or improve your existing resume during this workshop. Beginners and experienced resume writers are welcome.

  • Lunchtime Knitting Circle

    Public Administration Library
    Wednesday, December 08 | 12 pm

    Please join us for our monthly meetings inside Public Administration Library, Room 100, City Hall.  This knitting group is in association with Warm Up Cleveland.  Knitters and crocheters of every skill level are welcome.  To enquire about joining, please stop by the branch or call 216-623-2919.  Seating is spaced for safety.

  • Job Searching Online

    Online Event presented by Main Library – Downtown
    Wednesday, December 08 | 3 pm

    This program is tentatively scheduled to be held in person. If you have any questions, please contact the TechCentral department at 216-623-2980 Mon- Sat 10:00am-6:00pm. This program has a capacity limit of 5.

    Are you interested in finding a new job or upgrading your career? Join this workshop and learn techniques to improve your chances of online job searching success.

     

    Registration is required.

  • Main Library Chess Club

    Main Library (Downtown), 3rd Floor – Digital Hub – Classroom
    Thursday, December 09 | 4 pm

    Learn the basics of the game and have fun developing your chess ability with everything from basic moves to more complex strategies.  Also learn some basic strategies for studying chess using books, free online resources, and the library's world famous chess collections.

  • Computer Basics

    Online Event presented by Main Library – Downtown
    Friday, December 10 | 11 am

    This program is tentatively scheduled to be held in person. Masks are required. If you have any questions, please contact the TechCentral department at 216-623-2980 Mon- Sat 10:00am-6:00pm. This program has a capacity limit of 5.  

     

    Computer Basics: The Mouse and Keyboard

    Learn all mouse and keyboard techniques by completing a wide variety of meaningful, everyday computer tasks. Begin class learning how best to hold the mouse; leave class being well on your way to clicking and typing with speed and confidence.

     

    Computer Basics: A Beginner's Introduction

    This class teaches the student commonly used Personal Computer functions ranging from how to turn the computer on and off, up to navigating the windows operating system. It also explains how to start basic windows programs such as Word, Paint, and a Web Browser.

     

    Computer Basics: Organizing Files

    Can't keep track of your files? Take this class and we'll teach you best practices for saving and finding files to help you organize your computer.

  • Make a Mini-Book

    Main Library (Downtown), 3rd Floor – Digital Hub – Classroom
    Friday, December 10 | 12 pm

    Do mini books fascinate you? Would you like to make your own blank mini-book as a gift or keepsake? Register for a free mini-book-making kit* and pick it up at your local branch or at the Main Library downtown. Then, join us on Zoom and follow along with a preservation librarian to make your own miniature book. Each session includes Q&A at the end of the session for those who have questions.   *while supplies last. Please register at least one week in advance in order to receive your kit. 

  • Music at Main: Daniel Bennett Group

    Main Library (Downtown), 3rd Floor – Fine Arts Lobby
    Saturday, December 11 | 2 pm

    The Daneil Bennett Group bring their Modern Jazz, Surf Rock, and Avant-Pop back to Cleveland Public LIbrary. 

  • Main Library Chess Club

    Main Library (Downtown), 3rd Floor – Digital Hub – Classroom
    Thursday, December 16 | 4 pm

    Learn the basics of the game and have fun developing your chess ability with everything from basic moves to more complex strategies.  Also learn some basic strategies for studying chess using books, free online resources, and the library's world famous chess collections.

  • Computer Basics

    Online Event presented by Main Library – Downtown
    Friday, December 17 | 11 am

    This program is tentatively scheduled to be held in person. Masks are required. If you have any questions, please contact the TechCentral department at 216-623-2980 Mon- Sat 10:00am-6:00pm. This program has a capacity limit of 5.  

     

    Computer Basics: The Mouse and Keyboard

    Learn all mouse and keyboard techniques by completing a wide variety of meaningful, everyday computer tasks. Begin class learning how best to hold the mouse; leave class being well on your way to clicking and typing with speed and confidence.

     

    Computer Basics: A Beginner's Introduction

    This class teaches the student commonly used Personal Computer functions ranging from how to turn the computer on and off, up to navigating the windows operating system. It also explains how to start basic windows programs such as Word, Paint, and a Web Browser.

     

    Computer Basics: Organizing Files

    Can't keep track of your files? Take this class and we'll teach you best practices for saving and finding files to help you organize your computer.

  • Main Library Chess Club

    Main Library (Downtown), 3rd Floor – Digital Hub – Classroom
    Thursday, December 23 | 4 pm

    Learn the basics of the game and have fun developing your chess ability with everything from basic moves to more complex strategies.  Also learn some basic strategies for studying chess using books, free online resources, and the library's world famous chess collections.