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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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Common Energy by Lauren Herzak-Bauman (See Also: 2018)

Common Energy seeks to provide the community with a message of positivity, inclusivity, and love. In the midst of a volatile political climate it is crucial to practice tolerance, compassion, and kindness toward ourselves and others. The inspiration for Common Energy is based on Tibetan prayer wheels, cylindrical wheels inscribed with Buddhist mantras on the surface. This wheel is based…

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Author Visit Roshani Chokshi

Summer Lit League Author Visit Cleveland Public Library welcomes New York Times bestselling author Roshani Chokshi to Main Library on Wednesday, July 18, at 10:30 a.m. Chokshi will discuss her middle-grade debut, Aru Shah and the End of Time. This fantasy novel stars 12-year-old Aru, who accidentally brings Hindu mythology to life after lighting an ancient lamp. Aru Shah and…

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