Help Guide the Future of Your Neighborhood Library

This summer, community members who patronize twelve branch libraries in the Cleveland Public Library system will be invited to share their ideas, input, and vision surrounding the future of these neighborhood libraries. Check the schedule below to see when and where the Library is gathering community feedback related to the Addison, Collinwood, Fulton, Garden Valley, Glenville, Harvard-Lee, Jefferson, Langston Hughes,…

Continue reading

Congresswoman Marcia Fudge Keynotes Panel Discussion on Ohio Workforce Development

Today, a panel of leading Ohioans will highlight how libraries address community workforce needs. The program, titled “Libraries Educate Today’s Workforce for Tomorrow’s Careers,” features keynote remarks from Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (OH-11). “Libraries are a fundamental part of our communities,” says Congresswoman Fudge. “They are not only information hubs, but also places of refuge for our teens, serve as shelter…

Continue reading

Special Board Meeting

August 9, 2018 Trustees Room         Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon AGENDA Oath of Office for Reappointment of Maritza Rodriguez Motion to Temporarily Suspend the Regulations Resolution Authorizing Partnership Agreement with Experience Aviation, Inc. (EXHIBIT 1) Resolution Authorizing Preliminary Agreement with JKURTZ Architects LTD and SO-IL Office LTD for Preliminary Professional Design Services for the Martin Luther King, Jr., Branch (EXHIBIT 2) Resolution…

Continue reading

Mr. Sommer Speaks in Many Ways

Part of the mission of Cleveland Public Library is to cultivate a global perspective for our patrons, and former Special Collections Librarian Francis E. Sommer (1890 – 1978) contributed his astoundingly broad knowledge of foreign languages to help enrich our foreign language catalog. Mr. Sommer was fluent in 14 languages, had a speaking knowledge of 22 more, and had a…

Continue reading

Celebrate Be My Neighbor Day on August 13  

Register for Be My Neighbor Day to attend this fun, family-friendly event for parents and children ages 3-8! Be My Neighbor Day, held August 13 from 11am – 2pm in the Library’s Eastman Reading Garden, is all about being a caring neighbor and supporting the families in our neighborhood. Meet Daniel Tiger and his friends, pose for a photo, and enjoy fun activities for…

Continue reading

Celebrate Cleveland’s 222nd Birthday at the Library

July 22 marks the 222nd anniversary of Cleveland’s founding, and Cleveland Public Library is ready to celebrate! Attend a special birthday celebration for the city on Saturday, July 21 in the Eastman Reading Garden downtown, and check out the other events honoring Cleveland’s history this summer. Find the full details below to so you can prepare to party:  Happy Birthday,…

Continue reading