Issue 60: Questions & Answers

What is the Cleveland Public Library levy on the November ballot? Cleveland Public Library’s existing 5.8 mill levy will expire at the end of 2018. The Library is asking voters to renew the existing 5.8 mill levy and increase that levy by 2.0 mills for a continuing period of time. Why not just renew the 5.8 mill levy? The current…

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Mira Bartók, The New York Times Best-Selling Author Visits Cleveland Public Library

The New York Times best-selling author of The Memory Place will visit Cleveland Public Library’s Rice Branch on Thursday, October 5 to discuss her highly-anticipated debut novel The Wonderling . This extraordinary story, with its deft nod to Dickensian heroes and rogues, tells the story of Arthur, a shy, fox-like foundling with only one ear and a desperate desire to belong as he seeks…

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Big Read 2017: Station Eleven

We’re joining the Center for Arts-Inspired Learning and Literary Cleveland for the NEA Big Read 2017! This large, community read project—funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—features Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel. The Big Read includes a kick-off and finale, book discussions, upcycling/maker programs, graphic novel and creative writing workshops for people of all ages, and more.…

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Library Card Sign-Up Month 2017

September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month Libraries in Cuyahoga County are celebrating National Library Card Sign-Up Month (September 1-30) with A Card for Every Kid campaign! A Card for Every Kid aims to put a library card into the hands of every child under 18 in Cuyahoga County. You can celebrate with libraries in Cuyahoga County in two ways:…

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Forget Me Not – Community Event

Please join us on Tuesday, August 29th, 6: 00 p.m. to commemorate Forget Me Not, a new structure at Eastman Branch and the new gallery space. Forget Me Not was created with the inspiration from meetings with Eastman Branch community. The goal was to not only to create a structure that offers the community seating and shade, but to also re-program…

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