Cleveland Park
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David Belsky, Library Technician

Published on Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Photo of David Belsky at the Cleveland Park Library Circulation DeskDavid Belsky is a former library volunteer who joined the Cleveland Park Library staff after serving as a correspondence analyst and an editorial assistant in the Clinton Administration.  David thoroughly enjoys the rapport with our customers, and appreciates how they have helped him become more outgoing than he was when he began working at the Circulation Desk.

Never Back Down

Published on Tuesday, September 18, 2012

It’s time for another movie review from our teen critic:

2012 Summer Reading Grand Prize Winners

Published on Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Photo of Lauren Paige W. Summer Reading Kindle Winner, Cleveland Park Library Photo Alex M. Winner of the Cleveland Park Library Teen Summer Reading Grand Prize Drawing

Congratulations to Lauren W. and Alex M., winners of the 2012 grand prize drawings in the DCPL Summer Reading Program at the Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library. 

Published on Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Maggie Sefton photoThe Mystery Book Club got a big surprise when Maggie Sefton dropped by the September meeting.

Tommy Wells' Traveling Book Club on October 23

Published on Monday, September 10, 2012

Book Cover: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by KingsolverThe Federation of Friends of the DC Public Library, Friends of the Cleveland Park Library and Councilmember Tommy Wells invite you to attend “Tommy’s Traveling Book Club” at the Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library on Tuesday, Oct. 23 from 6:30 p.m. to  8 pm. 

We will be discussing Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver. 

Refreshments will be served.

Next Session: Sept. 5

Published on Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Business Handshake / DreamtimeThe Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic is held on the first Wednesday of the month, from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. 

Get one-on-one support for basic activities in an online job search, including creating an email account, writing a resume, working on an online application and more.   

The Handmaid's Tale

Published on Friday, August 31, 2012

Book Cover:  The Handmaid's TaleJoin us for the second session in our series on Thursday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m., when we discuss The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood.

Published on Thursday, August 30, 2012
Miss Patty with a pie

The kids are heading back to school, the days are getting shorter, and summer reading is over.  Hopefully everyone has turned in their summer reading logs after hours and hours of reading. That means it’s time for a party! 

On Saturday, Sept. 8 at 3:30 p.m., the Cleveland Park Library is throwing an "End of Summer Reading Party" and everyone is invited!

Published on Tuesday, August 28, 2012

This summer the Cleveland Park Library welcomed one of the many teens who found employment in the District through the Summer Youth Employment Program. Our teen was Donte. He shelved many, many books, he hauled tables around for children’s programming, he helped organize story times, he blogged about his experiences and he worked on a "capstone" project. Teens could chose to do anything library related for their capstone project, and Donte chose to to review movies. Since he’s now off to college to major in creative writing and film this seemed a perfect fit.

He’s left us some reviews to post and I’ll be putting up one a week for the next three weeks.

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