Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

Friday Chess

Chess Instruction Every Friday at 3:30 p.m.

It's 2012, a fresh new year, and it's a great time to give your brain a workout!We have a professional chess instructor every Friday at 3:30 p.m. Solve problems, study historical games, and just play chess!All ages are welcome.

"The Chronicles of Harris Burdick"

Fourteen Amazing Authors Tell the Tales

In 1984, Chris Van Allsburg created a picture book titled The Mysteries of Harris Burdick.

Cleveland Park Closed January 6

The Cleveland Park Library is closed Friday, January 6 due to a gas leak.Visit the library website 24/7 to download ebooks, music and videos, place holds and renew materials, and subscribe to Beyond Words eNews.

"Snuff": A Novel of Discworld

Sir Terry Pratchett's 39th Discworld Title

Discworld is not really a planet; it is, not surprisingly, a disc -- very large, and riding on the back of four elephants, which ride on the back of the Great A'Tuin, an even larger tortoise. Hubward are mountains. Edgeward the oceans fall off.

Mirrors: Stories of Almost Everyone

Works of Eduardo Galeano

Eduardo Galeano is a bit of a shadow to North American readers.  A few years ago, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez gave President Obama a copy of Galeano's "

Meditation Series

A New Year's Resolution Worth Keeping

Meditation is an ancient practice that offers tremendous practicality for the modern world. It helps reduce daily stress, increase energy and expand one's awareness of the inner self. In meditation, we quiet the energies of the mind and body and turn our attention inward to experience a time of stillness and relaxation. Meditation offers a perfect counterbalance to all of the outer activities of daily life.

Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club January selection

Join us January 5 to discuss Australian author Peter Temple's The Broken Shore

Holiday Closings

The DC Public Library will close early Saturday, Dec. 24, at 3 p.m. and will be closed Sunday, Dec. 25, and Monday, Dec. 26.Visit the library 24/7 at www.dclibrary.org to download books, music, renew materials, sign up for eNews and eNotices and much more.

Christopher Hitchens, 1949 - 2011

Christopher Hitchens was a writer, debater, contrarian, atheist and bon vivant.  He was born a British subject and later became an American citizen.

No Fiber Arts Meeting in December

Our next meeting will be held Tuesday, January 24.  Stay tuned for details.Happy holidays, everyone!

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