Cleveland Public Library Expands Digital Resources for Users During Closure for COVID-19

GENEALOGY Ancestry.com Library Edition Ancestry Library Edition provides easy access to more than 4,000 genealogy databases with a single search. Coverage focuses primarily on the United States and the United Kingdom, although other areas are covered. Databases include the complete U.S. Census & Index (1790-1930), vital, church, court, and immigration records. The Map Center contains more than 1,000 historical maps.…

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What’s My Account Status During the Library’s Closure for COVID-19? Your Account Questions Answered

What’s happening with my holds? The ability for patrons to place holds online is not available while the library is closed. However, we are automatically extending the hold pickup date for items available on the hold shelf so that items will be available when the library reopens. Use the “My List” feature in the online catalog to keep track of…

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Storytime with WKYC’s Maureen Kyle: Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Book by Laura Numeroff

We love a good storytime as much as the next person, so we’re joining WKYC for live storytimes on Tuesday and Thursday mornings! We are happy to partner with them to promote literacy during this time of shelter-in-place. Join Maureen Kyle as she reads to your kids today! With libraries closed, we are bringing Story Time to you! Maureen Kyle…

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Cleveland Public Library Suspends All Onsite Services Due to COVID-19, Digital Services Available

Out of an abundance of caution, Cleveland Public Library must temporarily suspend plans to deliver meals to children. The Library had planned to provide take-home meals at Main Library and our 27 neighborhood branches. However, we must cancel that service due to health concerns of our staff. “The was a difficult decision for us to make at Cleveland Public Library.…

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Home School Help, Unlock Educational Resources for Kids with Your Library Card

TumbleBooks Books come to life through animation, narration, sounds and music. Tumblebook Library is a collection of electronic picture books for children, which are sure to entertain and evoke a love of reading. Kanopy Kanopy has curated the perfect collection of educational TV shows children’s films. OverDrive OverDrive has an excellent collection of children’s books and audiobooks that you can…

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