Big Read 2017: Station Eleven

We’re joining the Center for Arts-Inspired Learning and Literary Cleveland for the NEA Big Read 2017! This large, community read project—funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—features Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel. The Big Read includes a kick-off and finale, book discussions, upcycling/maker programs, graphic novel and creative writing workshops for people of all ages, and more.…

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Library Card Sign-Up Month 2017

September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month Libraries in Cuyahoga County are celebrating National Library Card Sign-Up Month (September 1-30) with A Card for Every Kid campaign! A Card for Every Kid aims to put a library card into the hands of every child under 18 in Cuyahoga County. You can celebrate with libraries in Cuyahoga County in two ways:…

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Forget Me Not – Community Event

Please join us on Tuesday, August 29th, 6: 00 p.m. to commemorate Forget Me Not, a new structure at Eastman Branch and the new gallery space. Forget Me Not was created with the inspiration from meetings with Eastman Branch community. The goal was to not only to create a structure that offers the community seating and shade, but to also re-program…

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Warm Up Cleveland

Grab your knitting needles, crochet hooks or sewing machine and start crafting to help our neighbors in need stay warm this winter. All donated items will be distributed to local charities. Items may be dropped off year-round at any library location. Morning Knitting Between the Pages Join this group and learn the basics of knitting. If you are already an…

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Special Board Meeting

August 18, 2017 Trustees Room           Louis Stokes Wing 11:00 A.M.   AGENDA   A.  Resolution to Provide Amnesty for Fines and Fees to Youth Ages Seventeen and Under During September 2017 for Library Card Sign-Up. (Exhibit 1) B.  Resolution Approving Change Order #001 for the West Park Branch Wall Repair Project (Exhibit 2   ADJOURN

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CreativeMornings CLE Hosts Mano Singham at Main Library

Genius is a label we give to people with exceptional levels of intellect. Is that intellect something we’re born with or part of our nurturing? Is someone smart, but then once they achieve accolades of excellence become a genius? Over the course of history people we consider geniuses have been exceptional at failing, learning from mistakes, and cross-pollinating insights from…

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