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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The History of Cleveland’s Summer Reading Club

As Summer Reading Club is winding down, we thought we would take a look back at the early days of summer reading! The development of the Summer Reading Club was begun under Caroline Burnite, the library’s first Director of Work with Children. Children’s librarians needed to find a way to attract children to the library during the long summer vacation…

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Moonpenny Island Represents Ohio at National Book Festival

The Ohio Center for the Book at Cleveland Public Library selected Moonpenny Island by Cleveland author Tricia Springstubb (HarperCollins, 2015) to represent Ohio’s literary heritage at the 2017 Library of Congress National Book Festival, which will be held September 2 in Washington, DC. Springstubb’s middle-grade novel surrounds a young protagonist who lives on Moonpenny Island, a setting inspired by a real-life island…

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Bangla Cultural Celebration

Bring the entire family to a colorful celebration of the culture of Bangladesh. Enjoy an afternoon of traditional Bangladeshi folk music, children’s dance performances, poetry and literature, fashion and more. This program is presented in partnership with friends from the local Bangladeshi community. Saturday, August 5 • 12:00 p.m. Main Library, Louis Stokes Wing Auditorium Program Schedule 2:00 p.m. Welcome…

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League Park

The Baseball Heritage Museum provides a look at the history of Cleveland’s historic ballpark through the people, books, photographs, recordings, artwork, memorabilia, and artifacts hat continue to tell the story of League Park today. Following up on their successful 2016 If League Park Could Talk series, the Baseball Heritage Museum is presenting the “Speaking for League Park” series in 2017…

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Superman: Heroes and Illustration – An Event

Join panelists from the Great Lakes Chapter of the National Cartoonists Society in a panel presentation about illustrating super heroes. Panelists include: Craig Boldman – Illustrator and writer for Superman, Archie comics and his own Tailipoe comic series Chip Sansom – Cartoonist of the syndicated cartoon strip The Born Loser Terri Libenson – Creator of the syndicated cartoon strip The…

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