Cleveland Public Library Embarks on Branch Revitalization Project

Cleveland Public Library is embarking on an ambitious, multiyear capital project to revitalize its neighborhood branch libraries and ensure its facilities are safe, accessible, and positioned to serve the Cleveland community well into the future. “Our 27 branch libraries provide a vital network of library services for our residents throughout Cleveland,” says Felton Thomas, Jr., Executive Director of Cleveland Public…

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Apollo’s Fire

Papa Bach and His Kids: The World’s Most Amazing Musical Family A FREE family concert for ages 6 to 96 presented by Apollo’s Fire, Cleveland’s own internationally acclaimed Baroque orchestra. Warning: audience members might learn to sing a fugue theme, dance the Menuet, or play a ground bass at the harpsichord! Apollo’s Fire Family Concerts spark learners of all ages…

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Cleveland Public Library Names Tena Wilson as New Deputy Director

Tena Wilson, Executive Director of Stark County District Library, has been appointed Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Cleveland Public Library. She will begin her new role on February 5, 2018. Ms. Wilson’s appointment signals her return to Cleveland Public Library, where she previously worked from 2006-2012. She served the Library in a variety of roles during that…

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Illegal Move: The Claude F. Bloodgood Chess Collection

Cleveland Public Library houses the largest chess publication library in the world. It includes any type of chess-related document, manuscript, photograph, object, or archive that falls in this category. The Claude F. Bloodgood Collection was donated to the Library in 2003. It contains Bloodgood’s personal papers, including legal documents, medical and other prison records, and chess-related items from the 1970s…

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Finance Committee Meeting

January 18, 2018 Trustees Room          Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon AGENDA FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING (Mr. Seifullah, Chair) Resolution Regarding December 31, 2017 General Fund Balance First Amendment to the Year 2018 Appropriation Resolution to Ratify Agreement for Purchase of Electricity Resolution to Accept Gift from the Jean Z. Piety Trust Resolution to Engage Synchonicity Consulting, LLC for Strategic Planning Services…

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