Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

New Voting Machine

The DC Board of Elections will demonstrate the new voting machine in the first floor meeting room of the Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library on Saturday, October 9, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.  Come one, come all -- and bring your questions to this informative introduction.The Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library is located at 3310 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20008.  For more information, please call 202-282-3080. 

Free Stroke Education Class

Please join us at the library for a free Stroke Education class presented by Georgetown University.Why attend?  Because strokes are the leading cause of disability in the US and the third leading cause of death.   Strokes CAN be treated!  Learn how you can reduce your risk.The class will begin at 6:30 pm on Thursday, October 7 at Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library located at 3310 Connecticut Ave, NW, Washington, DC  20008.  For more information, please call 202-282-3080.

Book Talk: Love, Forgiveness and Wisdom

Our next meeting is Tuesday, October 19 at 7pm.  We are reading The History of Love byNicole Krauss.Please call 202-282-3080 for more information.

From the Children's Room

Ever thought of having a "Story Night" at your home? The Children’s Librarian, Karen Towles will share her experience with a Family Story Night and read one of the stories. She will be part of the Community Readers portion of the Read In event at Cleveland Park Library. Please come at 12:30 p.m. this Saturday afternoon and find out more. Enjoy the Read In.

Meet Local Children's Authors

Join us at the library on Saturday, October 2, from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. to meet our panel of local children's authors, including:Jennifer Allison, author of the Gilda Joyce mysteries;

Book Donations Resume Soon

The Friends of the Cleveland Park Library will begin taking book donations again on Monday, September 27th.  Look for the big donation bins at the back of the library, across from the elevator.PLEASE:  No periodicals, textbooks, old travel or computer books.  The Friends can no longer except music except in the CD format.If you would like to have a tax receipt for your donation, please ask at the Information Desk.   The Friends will have their Winter Book Sale on Saturday, December 4th.  Mark you calendar!

Jewelry Design for Teens

Join us at the library on Saturday, September 25, at 1:00 pm to learn how to design and make your own beaded jewelry.   This is a free class and all materials will be supplied.   Each participant will take home their own beaded bracelet or chocker.  Limited to the first 25 participants, so please arrive early!For more information, visit the Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library located at 3310 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20008.  Or call: 202.282.3080. 

"Twilight: the Graphic Novel" Arrives

We just received the new graphic novel version of

Love, Forgiveness and Wisdom

The Love, Forgiveness and Wisdom Book Talk series will begin Tuesday, September 21 at 7pm at the Cleveland Park Branch Library.The first discussion is Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility.  Professor Philip Burnham will lead the book talk.  Copies of  Sense and Sensibility are available at Cleveland Park's circulation desk.To register for the series, please visit or call the reference desk 202-282-3072.This program is made possible through the generous support of the Friends of the Cleveland Park Library.

French Language Story Time Returns

Thursday, September 2 @ 4 p.m.

Please join us on Thursday afternoons at 4 p.m. as stories and songs in the French language resume! This program is for children of all ages, with adult participation. French beginners are welcome.  Our preschool films follow immediately at 4:30 p.m. See you there!