Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

Summer science program for ages 4 and up

Published on Friday, June 20, 2014

Sundown ScienceEvery Wednesday this summer the children's department will host a science program for ages 4 and up at 7 p.m. Each program will cover a different scientific concept and will include relevant books, music and hands-on experiments for kids to try in the library and at home.

June 25: Glow-in-the-Dark Bouncy Balls
July 2: Chromatography Crafts
July 9: Make it Rain: weather in the library
July 16: Build it: the science of architecture
July 23: Airplanes
July 30: Buried Treasure
August 6: Hot Air Balloons
August 13: Vibration and Dancing Oobleck!

Published on Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Chesapeake Legends & Lore cover In August 1814, the British set fire to Washington, D.C.  One question: how much of it was burned?

The infamous burning of Washington is one of the legends about the city during the War of 1812.  Find out what is legend and what is true.  You may be surprised to learn the truth is different than what you were taught in history class!

Published on Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Alternative Resumes coverIf you are a teen or young adult job seeker, writing a resume may be a new skill to you.

July Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club selection

Published on Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Snow White Must Die book cover
Snow White Must Die
introduces the investigative police detective team of Pia Kirchhoff and Oliver von Bodenstein.  Written by one of the most widely read German mystery writers, Nele Neuhaus, the compelling small-town locale, where everyone knows every one else's business, and everyone is involved, is set against the larger themes of guilt, redemption, and revenge, resulting in a multilayered, atmospheric, complex, well-plotted mystery. 

Summer Reading Kickoff!

Published on Thursday, May 29, 2014

fizz boom read graphicCome one, come all, Summer Reading is starting and we want you to sign up!This summer we are all about science and to get us started on our summer of science fun we're throwing a party for all ages. Children, teens and their parents are invited to kick off our summer reading program on Thursday, June 5 at 5pm. We'll have games, activities and prizes for all ages. Come dressed as your favorite scientist (mad or otherwise) and get your picture taken in our "lab".

Land a Federal Job

Published on Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Land a Federal Job coverAre you applying for a federal job?  Need help navigating the application process?

Published on Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Rough Guide to Social Media coverNeed to get started with popular social media sites and how make the most of them?

New book discussion series

Published on Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Mark Twain in DC coverDo you enjoy reading about hometown Washington, D.C. history?  The Cleveland Park Library has a new book discussion series on D.C. history!

Healthy Approaches to Weight Control and Reversing Diabetes

Published on Wednesday, May 21, 2014

dr. barnardPlease join us in welcoming Dr. Neal Barnard to Cleveland Park Library on Thursday, June 19 at 7 p.m.  Dr. Barnard is President of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a non-profit based in NW Washington D.C. focused on ethical and humane research into the fields of nutritional health, reversing diabetes through diet, and cancer prevention.  While the PCRM advocates for vegan and vegetarian diets you don't have to be an adherent to benefit from his insights on a plethora of topics from weight management to healthy lifestyles that minimize reliance on drug therapies.

May Meeting

Published on Monday, May 19, 2014

Cover of One Dead SpyThe last Thursday of the month kids ages 9 and up get together to talk about a graphic novel. This month we're reading and discussing One Dead Spy: The Life, Times, and Last Words of Nathan Hale, America's Most Famous Spy by Nathan Hale on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 5 p.m.

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