Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

Published on Monday, February 7, 2011

Image of PoisonerThis month's selection is The Poisoner's Handbook by Pulitzer prize-winner Deborah Blum who combines science and social history to tell the true story of Dr. Charles Norris, Manhattan's first trained chief medical examiner, and Alexander Gettler, its first toxicologist.  

Published on Monday, January 31, 2011

We now have in stock this new book by the award winning author Rick Yancey.

Described as " A cross between Mary Shelly and Stephen King... perfect for readers who want their nightmares in a literary package."

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Published on Monday, January 24, 2011

Vaughn Bennett, one of DC's finest chess instructors, will be coming to the Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library on Tuesday, February 8, at 4 p.m.  Bennett has been teaching chess in the District for many years, and has coached students of all ages in numerous chess tournaments.

Join us for an informative afternoon!
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Published on Wednesday, January 19, 2011

The federal tax forms we have received are currently in a display case in the Newark Street lobby. We do not have every federal tax form.  All the federal forms are available online at irs.gov.

We have no 2010 District of Columbia tax forms.  They usually arrive mid-to-late February.  The 60-page booklet is currently available online at cfo.dc.gov.

Please stop by to pick up federal tax forms.

AARP Tax Assistants will be at Cleveland Park: Tuesdays, 1-4:30 p.m., Feb. 1 to April 12
 

Published on Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Calling All Mystery Fans!

We now have the complete series of Midsomer Murders in stock and ready for checkout.

Seasons 1 - 15.

Over fifty discs of this classic British series.

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Published on Monday, January 10, 2011

Many health practitioners recognize the practice of meditation as a means of creating a more positive and healthy lifestyle. Gerry Gorman, a business man and long-time student of meditation, presents a practical form of meditation and how this practice can help each of us develop physically, mentally, and spiritually.  Start the new year on a positive note, and let Gerry help you focus on how you can achieve balance and peace while meeting the demands of family and career. 

Cleveland Park Library
3310 Connecticut Avenue
Washington, DC 20020
202-282-3080

Published on Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Please join us on Tuesday, January 11 at 7 p.m. for the last meeting of the Love, Forgiveness and Wisdom book talk series.

We are discussing Ian McEwan's Atonement.  Copies of the book are available at the Cleveland Park circulation desk.

Please call 202-282-3080 for more information.

Published on Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Yes you can!  Beginning in January join us every Tuesday evening at 7pm for Pajama Storytime. Children’s librarian, Patty Reeber, will entertain with a selection of stories, rhymes, puppets and songs. Pajamas, slippers, blankets, and teddy bears are all welcome.

For more information, please visit the Cleveland Park Neigbhorhood Library at 3310 Connecticut Aveune, NW or call: 202-282-3080.

Published on Monday, January 3, 2011

On January 20 at 4 p.m. there will be a war game program for teens and adults.

If you enjoy or are curious about war games, please join us for a fun and informative afternoon!

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Published on Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Rich Man, Poor Man: The first-ever dramatic miniseries to appear on American television. The series spans decades and generations, tracing the epic story of the Jordache
family from 1945 to the late 1960s.

This is the complete mini-series on 9 discs, which was originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 1976. It is based on the novel by Irwin Shaw.

Bonus feature: Brand-new audio commentary for Book 1,
chapter 1 featuring star Peter Strauss and television historian David
Bianculli.

Starring Peter Strauss, Nick Nolte, Susan Blakely and Ed Asner.

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