Five Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make with Intellectual Property

Finally, you’re all set. Business is booming; you’re ready to take those ideas to market; things are looking up. Before you jump feet first into the world of intellectual property, take a look at these common mistakes before you get started. 1. Not knowing what you need Does your company use a unique logo for its branding? Do you have…

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Learning Circles: Online Learning with In-Person Guidance

Are you interested in online learning but feel intimidated by the process? Do you want to expand your educational horizons but worry that embarking on coursework independently or online isn’t for you? If so, joining a Learning Circle at Cleveland Public Library can help jump-start your online education. Cleveland Public Library is partnering with Peer 2 Peer University (P2PU) to…

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CPL to Receive Auditor of State Award with Distinction for FY 2016

The Ohio Auditor of the State is awarding Cleveland Public Library the Auditor of State Award with Distinction for fiscal year 2016. The award, which rewards clean audit reports, has been bestowed upon the Library for the last five consecutive years. This year, for the first time, Ohio Auditor Dave Yost will travel to Cleveland to present the award in…

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The Bomb Threat in Cleveland and Beyond During World War II

After Pearl Harbor was bombed on December 7, 1941, the United States was officially flung into World War II. England and France, the United States’ European allies, were under constant bombardment from Axis forces, which left their cities devastated. Although the Atlantic Ocean stood between the United States and Europe, the United States still took precautions to protect its citizens…

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Born to Read: Reading to Your Baby in the Womb

Benefits Develop Baby’s Brain By the third trimester, your baby’s ears are ready to hear! While a baby in utero hears what’s going on outside the womb at about 10 decibels lower than you do, the rhythm, melody, and other language patterns that serve as the foundation of speech are actually crystal clear. Wondering what the world sounds like to…

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Innovation Open House

You are cordially invited to the Cleveland Public Library Innovation Open House! Mix and mingle with inventors, students, IP professionals, and small business entrepreneurs. Learn about the resources available for you at Cleveland Public Library as well as upcoming projects and programs. Take a tour of the Maker Space in TechCentral and check out the Patent and Trademark Resource Center.…

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