Working with Cleveland Public Library

For over 150 years, Cleveland Public Library has proudly served the city of Cleveland and beyond, creating opportunities for book lovers, researchers, and families near and far. As “The People’s University,” the Library has worked with the community to become one of the Nation’s top-ranked libraries through impactful programs, supportive services, and state-of-the-art facilities.

If you are interested in working with Cleveland Public Library to help us further our mission to become the center of learning for a diverse and inclusive community, please see the opportunities below.

Doing Business

Purchasing Opportunities

CPL is Open for Business. We welcome business offers from all local, regional and national vendors.

Programming Submissions

Programming Ideas

Would you like to offer your program or presentation at the Cleveland Public Library​? We welcome proposals and suggestions from individual or group presenters and community organizations

Contractor Opportunities

Facilities Master Plan

In 2017, Cleveland voters approved a levy for more funding for the Cleveland Public Library. As our promise to the community, the Library is using that money to rebuild, renovate and reimagine the spaces at each of its branches. Help us take this next step in the design process to be collaborative to achieve optimal results.

Event Spaces

Using the Library as a Venue

Cleveland Public Library provides inviting and collaborative spaces for nonprofits to host a wide variety of meetings and events ranging from training sessions and conferences to business networking events and more.


Gently Used Funiture and Equipment

Equipment, furniture, and fixtures in need of a new home. Visit GovDeals to view the current online auctions. Auctions often include computers, tables, desks, chairs, and more.