Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

Published on Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Cover of Ruth and the Green BookOn Wednesday, June 20 at 3 p.m., children ages 8-11 are invited to participate in an entertaining and educational program to strengthen their historical thinking skills.  Smithsonian Institution staff will guide them as they explore original historical artifacts and other records of the past, helping the children understand the historical importance of material culture while giving participants the tools they need to preserve their own history.

Published on Monday, June 4, 2012
Book Cover: Capital SplendorThe creators of Capital Splendor, Gardens and Parks of Washington DC will host a program of words and images on the breadth of created landscapes in our area, from formal gardens to community gardens at Cleveland Park Library on June 12 at 7 p.m.

Published on Friday, June 1, 2012

Finding Nouf bookcoverOn Thursday, June 3, we will discuss Finding Nouf by Zoe Ferraris. 

In Saudi Arabia, a girl goes missing and a Palestinian man who has worked for her family is asked to investigate. A conservative Muslim and an outsider because of his nationality, class, and large stature, he is wary of the divide between men's and women's worlds as he collaborates with a female Ph.D. employed in the women's section of the state medical examiner's office.

Jackie Mikolaski, Children's Services

Published on Thursday, May 31, 2012

Photo of Jackie MikolaskiSince her arrival at the Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library in 2001, Jackie Mikolaski's creativity, rich life experiences, and exceptional generosity have benefited customers and staff. Her heartfelt enthusiasm, love for working with children and background as an elementary and middle school teacher are evident in class visits and during her story time presentations -- on Thursdays in French!  Thanks to her artistic talents, we all enjoy the beautiful, original window displays she designs every month. 

Review: In the Garden of Beasts by Eric Larson

Published on Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Book Cover: In the Garden of Beasts by Erik LarsonIn the Garden of Beasts needs no recommendations. Most likely, if you have heard anything about it at all, it was positive. Erik Larson has a way of intertwining people and events that makes his books very absorbing and readable.

Published on Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Hey kids, dCover of Calamity Jacko you like reading comics and graphic novels? Do you like talking about the graphic novels you read? Do you like to eat pizza? Let’s do all three this summer!

We are starting a graphic novel book club for kids ages 8 and up.

Published on Wednesday, May 30, 2012

The Amazing JosiniJoin us at the library to see The Amazing Josini!

On Saturday, June 2 at 3:30 p.m., the magician, ventriloquist, singer, actor and interactive comedian, will dazzle audiences with his dream-themed performance.

For ages 6-12.

Published on Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Dream Big Read artSummer Reading is upon us! This summer our theme is Dream Big: READ! We’re celebrating all things nighttime. Stop by the children’s desk to sign up for summer reading, receive your reading log and to hear more about all the summer reading events that will be happening at the library.

Published on Friday, May 11, 2012

Insurgent Book CoverThe newest addition to Veronica Roth's Divergent Trilogy has arrived at DCPL.

Review: The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

Published on Monday, May 7, 2012

Book Cover: The God of Small ThingsMany books capture my attention as I am checking them in and out and The God of Small Things is no exception. Ms.

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