Library Board of Trustees Meeting

June 18, 2019 Trustees Room           Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon   AGENDA   Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of 5/16/19; and Finance Committee Meeting of 5/14/19. Presentation: Strategic Plan Update – Tana Peckham, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer COMMUNICATIONS   MOTION TO TEMPORARILY SUSPEND THE REGULATIONS FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORT (Mr. Seifullah, Chair) Resolution to Accept Gifts…

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Cleveland Public Library Presents Family History Day 2019

June 29th, 2019 Main Library, Louis Stokes Wing Don’t miss Cleveland Public Library’s first genealogy and local history conference! Choose from 16  genealogy workshops and presentations. Registration Meet The Presenters Deborah A. Abbott, Ph.D Deborah A. Abbott, Ph.D. is a professional genealogist specializing in genealogical methodology, manuscript collections, and African American family research. She is a Trustee on the Board…

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Party in the Streets at the #CPL150 Street Festival, July 27, 2019

Libraries don’t turn 150 years old every day. To celebrate the momentous occasion of Cleveland Public Library’s sesquicentennial anniversary—and to give back to the community that has generously supported the Library for so long—the entire city is invited to the free, daylong CPL150 Street Festival on Saturday, July 27, 2019. On this day, Superior Avenue will be closed between E.…

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TechCentral Robotics Camps Starts June 10, Registration Now Open

Prepare for launch! Sphero Robots are blasting off at a location near you! Learn to control the robots using principles of block coding. Open to girls and boys entering grades 3 through 8. Robotics Camp is offered free of charge, but space is limited to 12 students and registration is required. Registration opens four weeks before the first date of…

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Documenting a Diverse City

Cleveland, get ready for your close-up. This year, thanks to the Library’s special partnerships with the Cleveland Print Room and ideastream, the lives and times of our city will be documented, shared, and celebrated like never before. These two ongoing, community-based projects—one focusing on photography, the other on storytelling—will also help honor Cleveland Public Library’s 150th anniversary year. “What better…

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Libraries as Life-Changers

I’m so grateful I’m in a place now where I can say the Library helped me become the person I am today. I’m a perfect example of how the Library can make a difference in a person’s life. – Juanita O. Brent State Representative, Ohio House District 12 As State Representative Juanita O. Brent tells it, Cleveland Public Library changed…

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