Homage to Artist Edwin Mieczkowski (1929-2017)

  The Cleveland Public Library has supported Public Art for over 100 years. Art at the Library has inspired, mesmerized, and created much discussion over its purpose and meaning.  Art creates dialogue and makes us realize we all see something different so let’s talk about it. Ed Mieczkowski was one of those artists who saw and painted things differently.  Back …

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See Also: Dialogue

Public space offers opportunities to encounter strangers. While we may occupy a common space, our experiences often remain solitary. Between the current political climate and the echo-chambers of our worldviews created by social media, the need for shared physical experiences is paramount and Dialogue offers a spark to start them. The circle of interlaced sound tubes is a social infrastructure …

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Summer Coding Camp: Video Games

Join this four-day series to create your own computer game from SCRATCH! Use CODE.ORG to learn the skills to turn your idea into a working game. In the last session of the week, share your work with your friends and the world at T.C.’s Arcade! As young people create with Scratch, they learn to think creatively, work collaboratively, and reason …

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City of Cleveland Seeks Applicants for 4 CMSD Board Appointments

Mayor Frank G. Jackson has announced that applications will be accepted from now until Friday, July 14, 2017 for appointments to seats on the Cleveland Metropolitan School District Board of Education. The four terms expire June 30, 2021. To be considered, applicants must be residents of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. Interested parties can mail their applications to the Nominating …

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The Disobedient Chicken: An Art Book by Christine Mannix

  Cleveland Public Library Special Collections collects artist’s books created by local and regional artists. Artist’s books are works of art that transforms the concept or format of a book into an object of creative expression. They are often published in small editions or produced as one-of-a-kind. The Disobedient Chicken is a contemporary fabric artist book created from a scanned …

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Board of Library Trustees Meeting

June 13, 2017 Trustees Room – Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon AGENDA Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of 5/18/17 and Finance Committee Meeting of 5/16/17.   COMMUNICATIONS           III. MOTION TO TEMPORARILY SUSPEND THE REGULATIONS FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORT (Mr. Seifullah, Chair) Resolution to Accept Gifts for the Month of May (EXHIBIT 1) Sixth Amendment …

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