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'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.

Teen Events- May Edition

Check out this month's teen events at Cleveland Park

Spring has finally arrived, and with this weather comes fun events at Cleveland Park! 

'By a Spider's Thread' by Laura Lippman

Staff recommendations

By a Spider's Thread by Laura Lippman is a suspense novel about a private detective, Tess, and her search for a missing woman and her three children.

'Rookie Yearbook One,' Edited by Tavi Gevinson

Rookie Yearbook One is not just a style guide. Tavi Gevinson is the editor of the book and founder of the website Rookie.

Cleveland Park History Files: 60th Anniversary series

The Early Years

Prior to the permanent location of Cleveland Park Library, it was housed in a school building.In 1911, the Cleveland Park School and Community Association established a temporary library in the John Eaton School.  Miss Clara Herbert was the first librarian.

Celebrating National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month; In celebration we are posting a new public domain poem every Monday."Spring Storm" by William Carlos Williams     The sky has given overits bitterness.Out of the dark changeall day longrain falls and fallsas if it would never end.Still the snow keepsits hold on the ground.But water, waterfrom a thousand runnels!

'Beethoven's Hair' by Russell Martin

Staff recommendations

Beethoven's Hair by Russell Martin is a fascinating true account about a lock of Beethoven's hair snipped off on his deathbed and preserved in a glass and wood frame for almost two hundred years.  The readers find themselves traveling from the present, when a surgeon

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