Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

December Fiber Arts Workshop

Schedule change for December

On Dec. 18, at 7 p.m., we'll warm our fingers around cups of hot spiced cider and work away on current projects.  If you are a beginning knitter or crocheter, we can start you out with one-on-one instruction or help you with an already started project. 

Kid's Graphic Novel Book Club

Thursday, Dec. 20 at 5:30 p.m.

Comics! War! Battles! Lincoln!This month we're looking at how the graphic novel format can be used to tell a nonfiction story. The book we'll be talking about is Gettysburg: The Graphic Novel by C. M. Butzer.

Meet the Staff!

Children's Librarian Patty Reeber

Since "Miss Patty's" arrival at Cleveland Park, our younger patrons have flocked to her -- and some have even named toy animals after her. Patty's delightful enthusiasm and hearty laughter enliven our library, and the children adore her for her warmth, openness, and kindness.

Have You Read...?

Staff Recommendation

In Tender at the Bone, Ruth Reichl writes about her unconventional upbringing and includes some great recipes she learned from people who influenced her life.

Are You Lucky?

Staff-Recommended Documentaries

If you were to win a lottery jackpot, would your life change for the better? Just as improbably, if a bolt of lightning struck you (and you survived!) would you find meaning in the experience?

November Fiber Arts Workshop

Feeling pressed to get those holiday gifts finished?  Join like-minded fiber artists to get a lot accomplished.On Thursday, Nov. 27 at 7 p.m., Barbara, Stephanie and Yamile will be on hand to help you make your own knitted tomte creations to gift or to enter in our contest. We will have a tomte exhibition in January, with prizes awarded to the winner, and first- and second-runners-up.

Mystery Book Club Takes a Holiday

The Mystery Book Club takes a December holiday. We will reconvene Thursday, Jan. 3 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the BBC One series Sherlock, created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss and starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman.We will be joined by Lloyd Rose, author, critic, Dr. Who authority and long-time fan of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes.

Kid's Graphic Novel Book Club

It's Back!

Attention all kids who love comics, pizza or talking about comics while eating pizza, the Kid's Graphic Novel Book Club is back!

Ethical Dilemmas Reading Group Continues

Third Installment: The Poisonwood Bible

Please join us at the Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library on Tuesday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m., for our third installment of the Ethical Dilemmas book discussion series.

Karen Abbott's 'Sin in the Second City'

Mystery Book Club Selection for November

On Nov. 1, the Mystery Book Club goes off the fiction track to read Sin in the Second City by Karen Abbott.

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