Cleveland Public Library Faces Revenue Loss Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Cleveland Public Library is taking cost-saving measures to offset a decrease in state funding and tax revenue due to COVID-19. The $6 million cost reduction plan includes a hiring freeze, curtailing collections spending, and utilizing the Library’s unencumbered fund. Additionally, Cleveland Public Library submitted a SharedWork Ohio application to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services on May 1.…

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Summer Lit League Returns: Library Offers Cleveland’s Favorite Summer Reading Club Online

Summer is just around the corner and that means Summer Lit League at Cleveland Public Library is about to begin. Registration for the summer reading initiative opens Friday, May 1 for children of all ages. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the entire program will be offered online this year. Summer Lit League runs June 1 through July 25.…

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Storytime with WOIO’s Jamie Sullivan. Stories about a Dirty Pigeon, Giraffe Brothers, Quitting Crayons, Wonky Donkies, and the Search for Mom!

Just like my Brother by Gianna Marino Here’s a great book for siblings, ‘Just like my Brother,’ on Story Time with Jamie Sullivan. Posted by Cleveland 19 News on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt Here’s a fun, unique book on today’s Story Time with Jamie Sullivan (Provided by the Cleveland Public Library) Posted…

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Storytime: Cleveland Cavaliers announcer, Rafa Hernandez-Brito reads Si Le Das Una Galletita A Un Ratón by Laura Joffe Numeroff

Cleveland Cavaliers bilingual play-by-play announcer, Rafa Hernandez-Brito shares Si Le Das Una Galletita A Un Ratón (If You Give a Mouse a Cookie) for storytime today! A story you’ll enjoy whether you’re fluent in Spanish, or willing to learn! Thank you, Cleveland Cavaliers, for sharing this storytime with us!

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Count on Us: U.S. Census 101

Join us this morning for Census trivia + Q&A, and to talk about our recommended reads that you can checkout online. Count on Us: 2020 Census Join us this morning for Census trivia + Q&A, and to talk about our recommended reads that you can checkout online! Posted by Cleveland Public Library on Friday, May 1, 2020

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Storytime: Little Blue Truck and Looking for a Moose read by WKYC’s Maureen Kyle

It’s our Thursday morning Story Time! Today, Maureen Kyle is reading Little Blue Truck and Looking for a Moose. Pull up a spot on the carpet as we read to your little one! It’s the perfect day for Storytime! Get cozy while Maureen Kyle reads Pete The Cat I Love My White Shoes and Just Like Mama from the Cleveland…

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