Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

Dreaming of Autumn...

Looking for Ghosts, Smoke and Eldritch Horrors That Come in the Night?

Want something a little creepy to give you the shivers while you wait for cooler weather to appear? We have a collection of weird, spooky titles for you to check out.

"Merle's Door"

Lessons from a Freethinking Dog

This book is classified 636.7092:"stuff about dogs".  It could easily have been 92: Biography.

Handy Manuals

New Arrivals at Cleveland Park Library

So, you bought a new tablet or iPhone and are eager to use it. Need help getting started? Check out these two newly arrived titles now available for check out.Android Tablets for Dummies by Dan Gookin

Captain Marvel: In Pursuit of Flight

By Kelly Sue DeConnick, Dexter Soy and Emma Rios

For a long time Carol Danvers was known as Ms. Marvel.  And she was awesome, don't get me wrong.  I dearly loved Ms.

Cleveland Park Library History Files: 60th Anniversary

Playing Softball While Fundraising

In early August 1944, the Library Committee of the Connecticut Avenue Citizens Association held a softball game to raise money for a new library in the Cleveland Park neighborhood.

How to Declutter!

Workshop by Judy Tiger

Need help cleaning out clutter at your home or office?Local D.C. resident Judy Tiger from Just That Simple, will present a workshop on de-cluttering your life.  Thursday Aug. 8, at 7 p.m. in the first floor auditorium.

August Fiber Arts Workshop

On Thursday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m., come and work on your own project, or learn a new technique.

'A Kid's Guide to Arab American History'

by Yvonne Wakim Dennis and Maha Addasi

When I lived in Egypt, I thought that all Arabs spoke the same language, then I moved to Jordan and discovered that the little Arabic I learned in Egypt did not work in Jordan. I had to start the learning process all over again. I also noticed the difference in their cultures. 

'What's The Deal?' by Rhoda Blumberg

What's the Deal? opens with a “cast of characters,” identifying the movers and shakers in the Louisiana Territory’s 120-year history with balance and clarity. Rhoda Blumberg presents the complex history of fluid political alliances and the ever-present threat of war -- explaining political motivations as well as political acts -- to give readers a sense of why the territory was important and how it was eventually acquired.

Will Eisner Comic Industry Award Winners 2013

The Eisner Awards were handed out on July 19 at Comic-Con International: San Diego. Named in honor of comics pioneer Will Eisner, these awards are given out every year to honor creative achievement in American comics. While the library doesn't have every winner in every category, we do have several of these titles. If you're looking for good comics and graphic novels these books are wonderful places to start.Best Short Story: “Moon 1969: The True Story of the 1969 Moon Launch,” by Michael Kupperman, in Tales Designed to Thrizzle #8 (Fantagraphics)

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