Cleveland Park
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Celebrating Greece: Kids Euro Festival Returns

Join us Wednesday, October 19, at 10 a.m. as we kick off our Kids EuroFest celebration with a look at Greece.  Come hear myths and legends from ancient times, learn about games kids played, and take a look at what it is like to live in Greece today. Traditional refreshments and a craft will round out the fun.  All ages!

"The Hunger Games"

Lots of New Copies in Stock and Ready to Check Out

The Hunger Games is the first novel of the trilogy by Suzanne Collins.

Name the Gerbils: Contest Winners

Our new g erbils have names:  Coco and Pluto!Congratulations to our winners, Murphy H. & Mia G. - with thanks to all for the many excellent suggestions.  It was very hard to choose!

New Young Adult Book "Perfect" by Ellen Hopkins Is Here

Perfect uses the voices of four teenagers from different walks of life as they all work toward the goal of being "perfect."It's a powerful, realistic book about the complexities of growing up in a culture that demands more and more out of its teens.

Chess Club Moves to Friday Afternoon

The Cleveland Park Library Chess Program has been changed from Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m. to Fridays at 3:30 p.m.

Pajama Story Time Is Back

Pajama Story Time is back! With the days getting shorter and the sun setting earlier, we have moved Pajama Story Time from Tuesdays at 7 p.m. to Tuesdays at 6 p.m.That's right, every Tuesday evening at 6 p.m., your family is invited to put on their PJs, grab their teddy bears (or other much loved toy) and join Miss Patty for a half-hour of stories and songs.

Cleveland Park Day at the Library

Please stop by the library for free giveaways, a library card and information abou

Mystery Book Club October Selection

  At the October 6 meeting we'll discuss a nonfiction book, Charlatan by Pope Brock.  This fascinating social history set in the first half of the 20th century describes the career and downfall of John R. Brinkley, who at the peak of his career was the richest and most famous surgeon in the United States.  Beyond medicine, his innovative influence was felt from modern political campaigning to the rise of country music.  The jacket flap describes the book as a portrait of a "boundlessly audacious rogue on the loose in an America that was ripe for the bamboozling."

The Future of the Book in the Digital Age

Guest Author: Ioan Suciu, Georgetown University Press

The future of the university library is up in the air, literally in the cloud. At a time when cloud computing and digital distributions are on the rise, academic publishers and some of the nation’s biggest booksellers have been slow to adapt.

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