Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

'Chasing Lincoln's Killer'

The date: April 14, 1865. Washington D.C. was still celebrating the surrender of the Confederacy at Appomattox the week before. Abraham Lincoln and his Cabinet were developing plans for reconstruction when his second term ended at the hands of John Wilkes Booth and his derringer pistol. The rest, as they say, is history.  

Jobs Seekers Clinic June 5

Job Searching Help Guide

Are you currently looking for a new job or changing careers?  Are you newly graduated from college or graduate school?

Cleveland Park History Files: 60th Anniversary

President Grover Cleveland, homeowner

In November 1885, Grover Cleveland was elected 22nd President. The following year, the President decided to buy a summer home.  To avoid public attention, he asked his friend Albert A.

'Waiting' by Ha Jin

Staff recommendations

Waiting by Ha Jin was the fifth book in the book discussion series "Ethical Dilemmas" conducted by Phil Burnham, professor at George Mason University.  I overheard some of the discussion as it was taking place within earshot of the circulation desk at Cleveland Park.  I was intrigued b

'Hush Now, Don't You Cry' by Rhys Bowen

Mystery Book Club Selection for June

Join us on Thursday, June 6 at 6:30 p.m., to discuss Rhys Bowen's Hush Now, Don't You Cry.

'The Washington Arsenal Explosion' by Brian Bergin

June 11, 7 p.m. book talk

On the hot summer day of June 17, 1864,  the Washington Arsenal exploded. A major cause was unattended materials for a batch of flares. Dangerous working conditions were also factors in the explosion.

"Asian Lounge" Music in the Putumayo Presents series

May is Asian-Pacific Islander Month

Asia is rich in musical heritage. Since it's Asian-Pacific Islander Month, here's a music CD you will enjoy. It's Asian Lounge, which is part of the "Lounge" series from Putumayo.

May Fiber Arts Workshop

May 23 meeting, 7 p.m.

Well, yes, Hoopla is the art of unexpected embroidery.

Kid's Graphic Novel Book Club

Thursday, May 30 at 5:00 pm

Every month, kids at the library get together, eat pizza and talk about a graphic novel. This month, we're talking about fan favorite Bone Vol. 1: Out From Boneville by Jeff Smith.

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