BOARD OF LIBRARY TRUSTEES MEETING

December 20, 2018 Trustees Room           Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon   AGENDA   Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of 11/15/18. COMMUNICATIONS: Letters from: (1) Nimish V. Patgaonkar, Mumbai, India ; (2) Janet Ingraham Dwyer, Library Consultant, State Library of Ohio FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORT (Mr. Seifullah) Resolution to Accept Gifts for the Month of November (EXHIBIT 1)…

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JOINT FINANCE, HUMAN RESOURCES AND COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE MEETING

December 18, 2018 Trustees Room          Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon AGENDA FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING (Mr. Seifullah, Chair) Ninth Amendment to the Year 2018 Appropriation Year 2019 Annual Appropriation Measure Resolution to Authorize Payment of Fees to the CLEVNET Special Revenue Fund Covering the Period February 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019 Resolution to Renew Maintenance Contracts with Integrated Precision Systems…

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Help the Library Celebrate 150 Years by Sharing Your Story

Why does Cleveland Public Library matter to you? What are your favorite memories involving the Library? How do you envision the Library’s next 150 years of service to the community? This is your chance to share. As we prepare to celebrate Cleveland Public Library’s 150th anniversary in 2019, we’re inviting patrons, community members, and staff to submit their favorite memories…

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Concept Books: Learning Made Fun

Concept books are a great way to prepare your child for kindergarten and beyond. Concept books explore letters, numbers, shapes, colors, and other subjects in an informative yet entertaining format. Read on to learn about the benefits of concept books as well as a few recommended favorites. Alphabet Books Alphabet books are perhaps the most recognized type of concept books.…

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Holiday Hoopla

Saturday, December 8 Puppets with Pizazz: A Punch & Judy Christmas Laugh at the antics of Mr. Punch as he and his family prepare for Christmas in a performance by award-winning puppeteer Nancy Sander. Stay for punch and cookies following the show. 1pm in Louis Stokes Wing, Indoor Reading Garden, 1st Floor Cleveland Inner City Ballet presents The Nutcracker Enjoy…

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Burning Love: Susan Orlean on Why Libraries Matter

It all started with a library book that smelled of fire. When author and New Yorker staff writer Susan Orlean toured the Los Angeles Public Library after moving to the city, her tour guide pulled a book from the shelf, inhaled deeply, and said, “You can still smell the smoke in some of them.” He was referring to the catastrophic…

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