Kenneth Daigler will be speaking at Cleveland Park Library about material from his book Spies, Patriots, and Traitors.
In conjunction with Black History Month, he will emphasize in his talk the contributions of African Americans in intelligence operations during the American Revolutionary War.
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.
Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club January selection
On Thursday, Jan. 8, 6:30 p.m., the Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club will stretch its definition of "mystery" to discuss a supernatural thriller,I Remember You, a ghost story by Yrsa Sigurdardottir, called the Queen of Islandic crime fiction.
Expecting guests over the holidays and need ideas? Check out our holiday book display for festive inspirations on cooking and crafting! We also have holiday fiction and non-fiction books for your reading pleasure.
Featured book: The Good Housekeeping Christmas Cookbook. Copies are available throughout the library system.
Come and join us for a special Around the World holiday program on Tuesday, Dec. 23 at 4 p.m.
Our program will begin with stories and songs, followed by hands on activities. The children will make and decorate their own fleece winter scarves and explore their artistic side by making pop-up holiday cards. There will be a variety of books of holidays from around the world that the children can check out.
Light refreshments will be served.
Back by popular demand, join us on Sunday, Dec. 14 at 3:30 p.m. as we hold our second edition of Dress-Up Storytime. There will be books, music, and a special craft for this fun filled program.
Don't forget to come dressed in your favorite holiday (or other) costume!
Books and craft will be designed for ages 3 and older, but all ages are welcome to join in the celebration.
Cuddle up to books this winter break and be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card!
This winter break, between Dec. 21 and Jan. 3, elementary and middle school students who visit their neighborhood branch can be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card for sharing their winter reading with their librarian.
The whole family is invited to join us for a winter craft on Friday, Dec. 12 at 4 p.m.
The children will make a snow globe using jars of different sizes. If you would like to bring your own jar or your own trinkets, you are welcome to do so.
There will be lots of winter books on display to inspire artists little and big.