Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

'Modest Reception'

Global Lens Film Series

On Sunday, Nov. 17, 2 p.m., the Cleveland Park library will present a screening of Modest Reception [Paziraie Sadeh].  Directed by Mani Haghighi, it was released in 2012 and runs 100 minutes. In Farsi with English subtitles.

'The Vagrants' by Yiyun Li

Award Winning Young Fiction Writers Series Session 3: Nov. 14, 7 p.m.

The Vagrants is a gripping account of political dissent, grinding poverty, and brutal repression. Bashi is a perverse trickster who stirs up trouble wherever he goes. Kai is a forceful spokeswoman for the state who harbors deep doubts about its legitimacy.

A Fall Crafting Afternoon

The days are getting shorter. The temperature is getting cooler. The leaves are changing color. It all means fall is well and truly here. So we're celebrating!On Friday, Nov. 9 at 4 p.m., we are hosting a Fall crafting afternoon. Miss Jackie will have fall-themed crafts for kids of all ages.Stop by and join the fun.

November Teen Events

November is here and that means great events are happening at the library! November is also National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, a fun challenge for all aspiring writers.

Come Write In!

Workspaces for aspiring novelists to work on their National Novel Writing Month projects

November is here and that means another NaNoWriMo!National Novel Writing Month is a great challenge for aspiring novelists to finally finish that great book. Have you told yourself that you could write a better Hunger Games? Or are you the next James Patterson? Use this month to work on the next great novel!

'Prague Fatale' by Philip Kerr

Mystery Book Club November Selection

The eighth book in the series finds Bernie Gunther, recently returned from the Eastern Front, in Prague in October, 1941. In the most diplomatically sensitive case of his police career, Gunther investigates the murder of an adjutant of SS General Reinhard Heydrich.

Urban Legends & Historic Lore of Washington, D.C.

Staff Recommendation

Did you know the Old Stone House on M Street in Georgetown was George Washington's surveying headquarters in 1791?Were you aware that the city is built on a swamp?What do the hoofs mean on equestrian statues around the city?Have you heard that while Abraham Lincoln was touring Fort Stevens in 1864, a young Oliver Wendell Holmes ordered the Pre

One Spooky Night

A Halloween Celebration

On Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., the library will be taken over by costumed creatures of all sorts in a spooky, silly, celebration of Halloween.Come dressed in your best costume and listen to scary (but not too scary) stories, sing silly Halloween songs, and eat delicious Halloween treats.Kids of all ages are invited to wear their costumes and participate in our costume parade.

Friends of the Cleveland Park Library Book Sale

Two days of great browsing and buying to support the library

Job Seekers Clinic: Nov. 6

The 2 Hour Job Search

Can you find a job in two hours? It can be done.