Board of Library Trustees Meetings

January 18, 2018 Trustees Room           Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon AGENDA   Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of 12/21/17; Joint Finance, Human Resources and Community Services Committee Meeting of 12/19/17. Presentations: Endowment Portfolio, Glen Danahey, PNC The Honorable Judge Jean Murrell Capers (Naming Request), James Lamb COMMUNICATIONS  Email from:  Bridget McHugh FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORT (Mr. Seifullah,…

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Cleveland Public Library Announces Retirement of Deputy Director Cindy Lombardo

Following a decade of exemplary service, Cindy Lombardo, Deputy Director and Chief Operations Officer of Cleveland Public Library, will retire effective January 12. Ms. Lombardo held a variety of leadership roles during her ten years of employment with the Library, including six years as Deputy Director. “Throughout her tenure at Cleveland Public Library, Ms. Lombardo helped guide our mission with…

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The Writing Life: Writing the Revolution

Did you know that Pride and Prejudice was published anonymously? It is one of the first true novels written in English, it remains one of the best and best-beloved novels written in English, and it was written “By a Lady,” who did not so much as put her own name on her own work. (Jane Austen also got ripped off…

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One Community Reads

One Community Reads is a collaboration among the City Club of Cleveland, Playhouse Square, and all nine local public library systems to create a shared reading experience for the Greater Cleveland community. Throughout January through March 2018, county residents are encouraged to read Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond and join in community discussions among the public…

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Laura DeMarco Presents Lost Cleveland

The new book Lost Cleveland (Pavilion Books) explores the rise and fall and the enduring spirit of a gritty city. The book features more than 200 Cleveland photos and 65 lost landmarks from the 1800s to today. On January 27 at Cleveland Public Library, author Laura DeMarco will take guests on a visual and oral tour through Cleveland’s glorious past…

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