The Standard Bearer and the Gate Keeper.

The 2016 presidential campaign has been unlike any other seen in contemporary times.  The Republican Party has selected Donald Trump as their candidate, who has proven himself to be a non-traditional candidate. Trump has changed the face of the Grand Old Party; so much so that many are asking is this still the party of Reagan? Ronald Reagan is still…

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Learn • Register • Vote

Election season is upon us! Who is on the ballot? How much have their campaigns raised? What is a provisional ballot? Who is my representative? Find the answers to these questions and more with expert information from librarians, the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections and the League of Women Voters. Voter registration forms will be available. Saturday, October 8 •…

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Octavofest Programming

Join us in celebrating our region’s active arts community of book and paper innovators and our magnificent library and museum collections of fine and rare books. Learn from artists and book lovers about Northeast Ohio’s rich resources and the exciting world of contemporary book and paper arts. All programs are free and open to the public. Visit octavofest.org for more…

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BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING – THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2016

Trustees Room Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon   AGENDA I. Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting 4/19/16. II. COMMUNICATIONS III. FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORT (Mr. Seifullah, Chair) A. Resolution to Accept Gifts for the Month of April———–EXHIBIT 1 B. Fifth Amendment to the Year 2016 Appropriation————–EXHIBIT 2 C. Year 2017 Tax Budget—————————————-EXHIBIT 3 D. Resolution to Accept Gift…

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FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING – TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2016

CLEVELAND PUBLIC LIBRARY FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING May 17, 2016 Trustees Room Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon   AGENDA I. FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING (Mr. Seifullah, Chair) A. Fifth Amendment to the Year 2016 Appropriation B. Year 2017 Tax Budget C. Resolution to Accept Gift from the Believe In Reading Foundation through the Friends of the Cleveland Public Library D. Resolution to…

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In Memory of Andrew A. Venable, Jr.

We are saddened to share the news of the passing of our former Director, Andrew A. Venable, Jr. Mr. Venable became the 13th and first African American Director of the Cleveland Public Library (CPL) beginning in 1999 until his retirement in 2008. The impact of his leadership, commitment to public service, and legacy of his vision remains strongly imprinted on…

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