The Magic of Puppetry Comes Alive at the Library 

“Are you ready for a puppet show?”    When puppeteer Nancy Sander asked this question at the March 23 grand opening of Cleveland Public Library’s The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen exhibit, she was met with roaring cheers. The audience—children and adults alike—packed Brett Hall in Main Library to see the day’s first performance: a traditional Punch & Judy show.    According to Sander, if Cleveland…

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Food for Fines

From April 1- April 30, 2019, the Library will forgive $1.00 in overdue fines for every non-expired, non-perishable food item on the Cleveland Foodbank’s super six list: beef stew, canned soup, canned vegetables, peanut butter, cereal, and tuna fish. The maximum amount of fines forgiven per day during the Food for Fines program is $25.00. The program only applies to…

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Running Your Small Business: Nuts and Bolts

A free six-part series offered in partnership with Business Advisers of Cleveland Saturdays, Apr 13–May 18 | 3:15–4:45pm Louis Stokes Wing, 2nd Floor, Conference Room D Apr 13: Microsoft Word for Business Apr 20: Developing a Winning Business Plan Apr 27: Basic Excel for Business May 4: Accounting for Small Business May 11: Advanced Excel for Business May 18: Taxes…

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Board of Library Trustees Meeting

March 21, 2019 Trustees Room           Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon  AGENDA   Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of 2/21/19 and Joint Finance, Capital & Community Services Committee Meeting of 2/19/19. COMMUNICATIONS – Letters from: Marc Stefanski, CEO, Third Federal Savings & Loan Joyce A. Banjac, Ph.D., Notre Dame College Anthony Lis, Professor of Music, South Dakota…

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Joint Finance, Capital & Community Services Committee Meeting

March 19, 2019 Trustees Room          Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon AGENDA FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING (Mr. Seifullah, Chair) Resolution Authorizing Second Amendment to the Preliminary Agreement with JKURTZ Architects LTD for Design Services for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch of the Cleveland Public Library Resolution Authorizing Agreement with Kastner Westman & Wilkins, LLC for Legal Services Related to Upcoming Labor…

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Explore the World of Puppetry Exhibit Opens March 23 at Cleveland Public Library

The magic of puppetry comes to life at Cleveland Public Library when a special exhibit, The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen, opens Saturday, March 23. The grand opening will feature puppet shows, workshops, and costumed characters, while related programming will continue throughout 2019—all to celebrate the Library’s 150th anniversary year. “Puppetry is an art form with a rich and varied history that…

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