Leading with Her Heart, Lavetta’s Path to Refuge, Learning, Community

Lavetta Louise Price is a woman on a mission—to start a business, to strengthen her community, and, most of all, to help others. Thanks to the resources available to her at Cleveland Public Library’s East 131st Street Branch, she’s able to accomplish all these goals and more. “This is a place where you have access to the world,” Price says.…

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Knitting a Community, Warming Both Hands and Hearts Throughout the City

Across Cleveland every year, children and adults in need are gifted handmade hats, scarves, blankets, or mittens to help them feel warm and cared for during the cold winter months. This generosity is made possible by volunteers who donate knitted items to Warm Up Cleveland, a program that traces its origins back to one very special Library employee: Diane Mathews.…

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Tri-C Ghost Hunters

Tri-C Ghost Hunters founder, Greg Feketik, tells tales of haunted Ohio and shares first-hand encounters from area paranormal investigations. Sat, Oct 19 | 4pm | Brooklyn Branch

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Writing & Business Workshops

WRITING WORKSHOPS WITH LITERARY CLEVELAND Building Blocks of Fiction Free, hands-on workshops offered in partnership with Literary Cleveland. All writers, including aspiring, beginning, and emerging writers, are welcome. Sharpen your craft, read and comment on others’ work, and receive suggestions for yours. Register at litcleveland.org. Saturdays, Oct 5, 12 & 19 | 12–2pm | Addison Personal Essay Writing Free, hands-on…

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Family Puppetry Fun with Master Puppeteer Hobey Ford, Workshop and Performance

Cleveland Public Library is pleased to welcome master puppeteer Hobey Ford for an afternoon of family fun at Main Library on Saturday, September 14. Join Hobey’s shadow puppets workshop before his show, Migration!  While you’re at Main Library, reawaken the wonder of puppetry at Cleveland Public Library’s The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen, part of the library’s year-long celebration…

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Gold Star Father Khizr Khan, Book Signing

Khizr Khan’s speech at the 2016 Democratic National Convention touched the nation and the world. His family’s story of immigration, hope, struggle, achievement, and loss illustrates both the American Dream and its tarnished reality. In partnership with Global Cleveland, Khan, author of An American Family and This Is Our Constitution, will host a meet-and-greet and book signing in advance of…

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