French Story Time is for children of all ages. This program includes songs, music and motion and is very interactive.
Children have the opportunity to learn Fench songs, practice their French, and connect words with motion, as well as enjoy stories.
Come and join us every Thursday at 4 p.m. (except on holidays!)
Weekly chess instruction for kids of all ages.
Our master chess instructor will guide you from learning the basics to advancing your level of skill.
Made possible by the Friends of the Cleveland Park Library.
Healthy Approaches to Weight Control and Reversing Diabetes
Please join us in welcoming Dr. Neal Barnard to Cleveland Park Library on Thursday, June 19 at 7 p.m. Dr. Barnard is President of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a non-profit based in NW Washington D.C. focused on ethical and humane research into the fields of nutritional health, reversing diabetes through diet, and cancer prevention.
Digital Storytime Moves to 3:30 Every Other Sunday Afternoon
Come join us for a program that blends traditional story time elements with 21st century technology. Children will be able to enjoy and learn about technology in a fun, engaging and age appropriate environment. Digital Storytime will include e-books, music and educational apps every other Sunday afternoon at 3:30 p.m.
Join us May 23, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. as we welcome Elizabeth Fox, Coordinator with the DC Senior Advisory Coalition, to speak with Cleveland Park residents and library-goers on the topic of aging in place.
On May 1, the 2014 Edgar Award winners were announced in New York City. Presented by the Mystery Writers of America, the Edgars award the best mystery fiction, non-fiction, and television produced in 2013. If you're looking for a good mystery to kick off your summer, there's no better place to start looking for your new favorite book! Below are some highlights from the awards. Best Novel:
This year's James Beard Awards have been announced! This prestigious award honors the best in all aspects of the food and beverage industry in North America. Below is a partial list of winning titles of cookbooks and food writing available to check out through the library system.American Cooking
At the end of April, Alina Batkayeva visited Cleveland Park Library from an academic library in her native country, Kazakhstan. Alina was in the area to see the sites of the capital and spend time with Julie Pflager, one of the children's librarians at Cleveland Park. The two met while working together in a library in Kazakhstan.