Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

Published on Friday, August 29, 2014

Pardon our building improvements: The elevator at Cleveland Park Library will undergo maintenance from September 8 through 12. The elevator will be out-of-service during maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Published on Monday, August 25, 2014

Summer ReadingThe end of summer is here but that doesn't mean the fun is over yet! Cleveland Park's end of summer reading party will be full of experiments, music, crafts and even a pie throwing contest. Remember to keep filling out those Beaker Breaker sheets! Any kid who reads more than Miss Julie or Miss Patty will get their very own pie to throw.

Science! Pie! Fun! All this and more will be happening at Cleveland Park Library on September 11 at 6 p.m.

Thursday, September 4, 6 p.m.

Published on Monday, August 18, 2014

UMD Quad Join us in the first floor meeting room as Dr. Victoria Tillson Evans, a college consultant who has taught on the faculties of Harvard College, Middlebury College, and Elon University, uses her years of experience in higher education to help you navigate senior year.

Jobs database: Job & Career Accelerator

Published on Sunday, August 17, 2014

Job & Career Accelerator legoDid you know the DC Public Library has online databases dedicated to job resources?

Job & Career Accelerator is among several job databases available to help with your search.  You can find resources how to fill out a job application, how to find the right career, find a job or internship, and much more!  The site also features links to other related vocational and education sites. Tutorials are available for users new to the database.

First Session: "On Beauty" by Zadie Smith

Published on Sunday, August 17, 2014

On Beauty book coverThursday, September 11, 7 p.m., at the first session of Dr. Phil Burnham's six-part monthly series, we will discuss Zadie Smith's On Beauty.

Published on Wednesday, August 13, 2014

man on hang gliderHow does the shape of a heavy jet plane enable it to glide along like a bird in the air?  Lift, drag, thrust, andchild with toy plane gravity all contribute to whether or not an object can get up and stay up in the air and for how long.  Join us on August 22 at 3:30 p.m.

Call or come to the Information Desk to register

Published on Monday, August 4, 2014

Dr. Phil Burnham, Adjunct Professor at George Mason University, will return to Cleveland Park to facilitate a six-part discussion series entitled "Literature of the English Speaking World."  In this, the seventh annual series, Dr. Burnham aims at giving readers a sense of the wide diversity of English language writing on a global scale over the past several decades. The books include contemporary narratives (Zadie Smith) and historical ones (Kate Grenville); magical family epic (Salman Rushdie) and exotic realism (Paul Bowles); and alternate forms such as the short story (Munro) and the memoir/travelogue (Saro-Wiwa).

Call 202-282-3072 or come to the Information Desk to register.

The selections are:

Friday, September 12, 2 pm

Published on Monday, August 4, 2014

Curious about a famous person? Want to learn more about him or her?  Are you interested in contemporary figures or historical ones?  Do you have a school project and need a reliable source?
Find out how to use Biography in Context, one of the databases available for free on the DC Public Library website.  One of Cleveland Park Library's adult reference librarians will explore the site with you and help you navigate it on your own, from the library or from home.

Join us in the first floor auditorium at 2 p.m. on Friday, September 12.

Jobs database: Reference USA

Published on Monday, August 4, 2014

Reference USA logoDid you know the DC Public Library features online databases dedicated to job resources? 

Reference USA is one of several databases the library has to help you with your job search. The Reference USA Job Help page can help you get started.  You can search by job title, business type, geographical concentration, and more. If you have a particular company in mind, you can also find more by exploring its profile and its competitors in the same field.  The site also features external resources about job searching, interviewing, salary tips, and more. 

"Reveille in Washington" by Margaret Leech

Published on Monday, August 4, 2014

Reveille in Washington coverDo you enjoy reading about hometown Washington, D.C. history? The Cleveland Park Library now has a local history book discussion series!