Video: View Proposed Designs for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch

  When Cleveland Public Library launched an international design competition for a new Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch, dozens of architecture firms entered for the chance to design an iconic library branch that will serve the University Circle community while also honoring Dr. King’s legacy. The Library ultimately named three design teams as finalists: MASS Design Group and LDA Architects;…

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Cleveland Public Library Accepts Gift from Patrick O’Connor Trust

Cleveland Public Library was recently honored to accept a gift from the Patrick O’Connor Trust. Named for the late Patrick Joseph O’Connor, this trust reflects the life of a selfless individual who quietly gave back to his community. The value of the trust assets directed to Cleveland Public Library amounts to $86,701.90. Mr. O’Connor was born January 7, 1935. He…

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Russian Book Club Celebrates 10 Years

Cleveland Public Library’s Russian Book Club, which meets every other month at Memorial-Nottingham Branch, recently celebrated its 10-year anniversary—and it’s still going strong. “It’s an opportunity to get together and discuss quality literature,” Victoria Kabo, International Languages Librarian, says of the Russian Book Club. “About 15 or 16 people come to every meeting, and we always have a lively and…

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Cleveland Public Library to Announce MLK Jr. Branch Design Winner in June

The Cleveland Public Library Board of Trustees will announce the winning design for the new Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch following a special board meeting on June 15, 2018. The forthcoming announcement will conclude the Library’s international design competition for a new Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch in the University Circle neighborhood. The competition, which was funded by a $93,000 grant from…

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Gaming & Esports

CPL Play gaming events are held monthly and feature FREE PLAY and VERSUS PLAY elements FREE PLAY puts the focus on new gaming experiences. From video games to board games, there’s something for everyone! VERSUS PLAY focuses on competitive gaming with live-streamed events featuring competitions, contests, & esports coverage! Register & follow the Cleveland Public Library’s community at Challonge.com for…

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Board of Library Trustees Meeting

May 22, 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch 12:00 Noon   AGENDA   Approval of the Minutes of the Board Work Session of 04/05/18; Finance Committee Meeting of 04/17/18; and Regular Board Meeting of 04/19/18. MOTION TO TEMPORARILY SUSPEND THE REGULATIONS III. FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORT (Mr. Seifullah, Chair) Resolution to Accept Gifts for the Month of April (EXHIBIT 1) Fourth…

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