7 Myths About Reading to Your Child

Myth #1: My child is too young. He won’t sit through a whole story! It’s never too early to start reading to your child. In fact, many experts recommend building the habit of reading together while your child is still in the womb. Studies show that babies develop their sense of hearing around the beginning of the third trimester and…

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Finance Committee Meeting

October 17, 2017 Trustees Room          Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon   AGENDA     FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING (Mr. Seifullah, Chair) Eighth Amendment to the Year 2017 Appropriation Resolution to Accept Grant, As a Subrecipient, from Internet Archive through Institute of Museum and Library Science (IMLS)to Create Community History Web Archives Resolution to Authorize Updated Institutional Fee Schedule with PNC Institutional…

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Board of Library Trustees Meeting

October 19, 2017 Trustees Room           Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon   AGENDA   Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of 9/21/17 and Finance Committee Meeting of 9/19/17. COMMUNICATIONS          III. FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORT (Mr. Seifullah, Chair) Resolution to Accept Gifts for the Month of September (EXHIBIT 1) Eighth Amendment to the Year 2017 Appropriation…

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National Novel Writing Month at Cleveland Public Library

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and for many people it means writing, writing, and more writing, until they have written 50,000 words of a novel by the end of November. Now in its 19th year, NaNoWriMo challenges participants to write a new/original work in 30 days—between 12:00 a.m. November 1 and 11:59 p.m. November 30. This writing marathon…

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Kniguru Russian Literature Award Makes Its U.S. Debut

CLEVELAND, OH—A prestigious Russian book award for children’s literature is debuting in the United States with a kick-off event held at Cleveland Public Library’s Memorial-Nottingham Branch on October 7. As the only book contest for children’s literature judged by young readers directly, Kniguru in America will offer youth ages 10-21 the opportunity to review Russian-language books and vote for winners…

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Relaxation on the Mall

The Cleveland Public Library Special Collections proudly displays its recent donation of a painting created by Cleveland artist Moses Pearl. It is entitled Relaxation on the Mall, which depicts one of the granite carvings that surrounds the sphere in the pool of the fountain on Mall C in downtown Cleveland. Mr. Pearl (1917-2003) was a graduate from the Cleveland School…

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