Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

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.

Digital Storytime Moves to 3:30 Every Other Sunday Afternoon

Published on Monday, May 19, 2014

Child with tabletCome join us for a program that blends traditional story time elements with 21st century technology. Children will be able to enjoy and learn about technology in a fun, engaging and age appropriate environment. Digital Storytime will include e-books, music and educational apps every other Sunday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. The librarian will also be available to answer any questions about the library's digital collection after the story time. This program is appropriate for children ages 3-7.

Cleveland Park Village and Older Americans Month

Published on Monday, May 19, 2014

older americans monthJoin us May 23, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. as we welcome Elizabeth Fox, Coordinator with the DC Senior Advisory Coalition, to speak with Cleveland Park residents and library-goers on the topic of aging in place.  Aging in place is the philosophy of being allowed and able to remain in one's home, in one's community, as one grows older without regard for income or ability level.  Cleveland Park Village, opened in May of 2013, is a 501(c)(3) purposed with helping residents age in place through services delivered by screened and trained volunteers  and many different opportunities to connect with neighbors and make new friends.

Published on Friday, May 16, 2014

On May 1, the 2014 Edgar Award winners were announced in New York City. Presented by the Mystery Writers of America, the Edgars award the best mystery fiction, non-fiction, and television produced in 2013. If you're looking for a good mystery to kick off your summer, there's no better place to start looking for your new favorite book! Below are some highlights from the awards.  

Best Novel: 
cover to Ordinary Grace
Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger

Published on Friday, May 16, 2014

image of mario kartJoin us every third Wednesday at 6PM in the first floor auditorium for Teen Game Night! 

Whether you prefer board games, card games, or video games, Cleveland Park has got you covered!