Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

DC Public Library Open Today

Thursday, March 7, 2013

The DC Public Library will be open during its regular hours on Thursday, March 7.

March 28 Fiber Arts Workshop

The next meeting of the Fiber Arts Workshop will be Thursday, March 28 at 7 p.m.  Socks seem to be the predominate on-going projects, but if that's not your interest, don't let it keep you away.  We're having some interesting discussions of matching fibers to projects, experimenting with the effect of needle sizes (not just for making gauges), and how dye affects texture.

March 4, 1837: City of Chicago Incorporated

From Town to City

On March 4, 1837, the Illinois state legislature enacted a city charter for Chicago.At the time, Chicago was a different place than we would recognize today. The population was over 4,000, according to the 1840 federal census.

'River of Smoke' by Amitav Ghosh

Staff Recommendations

If you are not familiar with the work of Amitav Ghosh, you are in for an enriching reading experience.  If you want to know what the atmosphere was like in the area of India and China in the early part of the 19th century, the author will treat you to vivid descriptions so real that you will actually feel like you are living in that time and place.  Ghosh seems to know everything about the East in the early 19th centu

More Family Storytime!

Do you work during the week? Wish you had mornings off so you could bring your children to storytime? Well, in March, we are offering not one but two Saturday morning Family Story Times!Bring your children out to the library on Saturday, March 2 and March 16 at 10:30 a.m. for a wonderful time full of books, music and fun. We look forward to seeing you here.

'One Crazy Summer' by Rita Williams-Garcia

One Crazy Summer is set in the summer of 1968 in Oakland, Calif.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower Screening

First Teen Space event

Cleveland Park Library is proud to introduce Teen Space, a monthly event taking place on the first Thursday of the month.What exactly does Teen Space mean? Good question! Teen Space is a monthly event that provides a space for teens to interact with the library. Teen Space events will vary each month. From art classes to creating a study space before finals, Teen Space will have something for you!

DC Tax Service Assistance

Get free help from the DC Office of Tax & Revenue

Need help with your DC income, business, or real property tax, or other questions such as property assessments? On Thursday, March 21, staff from the DC Office of Tax & Revenue (OTR) will provide free tax services to D.C. residents at Cleveland Park Library.

Kid's Graphic Novel Book Club

This month, our Kid's Graphic Novel Book Club will be talking about Hope Larson's new adaptation of A Winkle in Time.

Teen Book Club returns February 23rd

Teen Book Club is back!Join us on Feb. 23 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. while we discuss Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins.

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