Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

Chess Every Tuesday

The Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library is pleased to offer Chess instruction every Tuesday from 3:30 to 5:00 pm.  Vaughn Bennett, a longtime and much respected Chess instructor in the District, has agreed to spend Tuesday afternoons with us.  The timing is perfect for an after school activity, so please join us and UP YOUR GAME!

AARP Tax Assistance

The AARP tax aide program has been suspended at the Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library, however, this service is being offered at various other District of Columbia Public Library locations throughout the tax season.  For information about a venue near you, please visit the library or call: 202-282-3080.

2010 Federal Tax Forms Available

The Cleveland Park Library has a limited number of the following federal tax forms:  1040, 1040A, 1040EZ, Schedule A, Schedule B, Schedule C, Schedule D, Schedule E, Schedule EIC, Schedule M, Schedule R, Form 8812, Form 2441.In addition, we have a limited number of the following instruction booklets and publications:1040, 1040A, 1040EZ, Publication 523, and Exemptions, Standard Deductions, and Filing Information,

Reducing Stress Through Meditation

Stressed out?  Tired?  Want to get away?While we can not offer you plane tickets to a warm tropical vacation spot, we can you offer the opportunity to learn simple techniques that may help you to improve your ability to relax and to deal with everyday stress.When:  Saturday, February 12When:  1:00pmWhere:  Cleveland Park Library-First Floor Auditorium             3310 Connecticut Avenue, NW

Larry King Visits the Cleveland Park Library!

Larry King is currently visiting the Cleveland Park Library, fresh from his previous engagement at Madame Tussauds in Washington, DC.  Mr. King is available for photos, but will not be signing any autographs...

Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club

This 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.  

"The Curse of the Wendigo" - Now In Stock

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."

Chess Instructor Coming to Cleveland Park

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!

2010 Tax Forms and Assistance

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 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 Please stop by to pick up federal tax forms.

New DVDs Now In Stock

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.