Cleveland Public Library Presents 5th Annual Cleveland Mini Maker Faire

Drones, robots, superheroes, medieval weaponry, the science of outer space, and a fire-breathing dragon—it’s all part of Cleveland Public Library’s 5th annual Mini Maker Faire, which takes place on Saturday, November 4, 2017, in downtown Cleveland. The Cleveland Mini Maker Faire celebrates Northeast Ohio’s maker spirit and provides hands-on, interactive fun for visitors of all ages. From 10:00 a.m. –…

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Build-A-Bear Workshop Helps Cleveland Public Library Celebrate Plush Animal Lover’s Day

Build-A-Bear Workshop will help Cleveland Public Library celebrate Plush Animal Lover’s Day on October 28 with a special event for kids and families. Kids, come adopt your new best friend, engrave a personalized name tag, give your bear a checkup, and groom it to look its best. Representatives from local animal rescue organizations will also be on hand to answer…

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From Bridges to Belief: Four Events to Focus on Cleveland History

Bridges, photographs, a historic exposition, and decline and renewal are all part of Cleveland’s history—and they also serve as the focus of four upcoming educational events held at Cleveland Public Library. This series of events will take place in the Library’s downtown Main Library campus from late October through December. First, on October 28, historical bridge researchers and engineers Bill…

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1976: The Year Cleveland Became Bomb City, USA

In 1976, Cleveland was the most bombed city in the United States. The assassination and vandalism bombings that had been on the rise throughout the decade culminated in this particularly violent year—leading the national news to dub Cleveland “Bomb City, USA.” According to a Plain Dealer article from this era, “Bombing Business Booming Here,” Cleveland’s national ranking in bomb crimes…

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Finance Committee Meeting

October 17, 2017 Trustees Room          Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon   AGENDA     FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING (Mr. Seifullah, Chair) Eighth Amendment to the Year 2017 Appropriation Resolution to Accept Grant, As a Subrecipient, from Internet Archive through Institute of Museum and Library Science (IMLS)to Create Community History Web Archives Resolution to Authorize Updated Institutional Fee Schedule with PNC Institutional…

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