Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

Published on Wednesday, May 14, 2014

How to Write AnythingDo you have a report, letter, or announcement to write and need help getting started?  Do you want to improve what you've already written?

New book discussion series

Published on Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Historic Restaurants of Washington, 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!

Published on Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Visiting librarian in front of the Cleveland Park LibraryAt the end of April, Alina Batkayeva visited Cleveland Park Library from an academic library in her native country, Kazakhstan. Alina was in the area to see the sites of the capital and spend time with Julie Pflager, one of the children's librarians at Cleveland Park. The two met while working together in a library in Kazakhstan. Alina spent a good deal of time touring the library and learning about the services provided by the D.C. public library system. When asked about her time here she replied that she "enjoyed the friendly environment of the library and librarians."

June 5, Mystery Book Club Selection

Published on Tuesday, May 6, 2014

"Silence of the Grave" book coverIn Silence of the Grave, when a skeleton is discovered half-buried in a construction site outside of Reykjavik, Inspector Erlendur finds himself knee-deep in both a crime scene and an archaeological dig.  Bone by bone as the body is unearthed the brutalizing history of a family who lived near the building site comes to light.

Overview of what's available through the library

Published on Tuesday, May 6, 2014
caduceus symbolWhether at the library or at home, you can access health and wellness information: is your gateway to quite a few websites on a wide selection of subjects including health and medicine: everything from medical encyclopedias to doctors' ratings to medical journals.  Come by Cleveland Park's first floor meeting room at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 9, for an overview of what is available and tips for use from our librarians.

The next program is coming up on May 9 at 10 a.m.

Published on Friday, May 2, 2014

Sing, play, dance and learn. That’s our motto for this program.  Children of all ages will have the opportunity to play musical instruments, sing along with popular songs, dance to their favorite music, and learn the alphabet and how to count. This program is all about rhythm and speech stimuli that allow children to enjoy music, memorize songs and maybe become little musicians. Every other Friday the children will enjoy a music timemusical petting zoo. Come and enjoy the music! 

New Book Discussion Series

Published on Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Historic Restaurants of DC coverDo you enjoy reading about hometown Washington, D.C. history?  The Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library has a new book discussion series on D.C. history!

Biography in Context, May 2 at 2 p.m.

Published on Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Biography in Context logoCurious about a famous person and want to learn more about him or her? Are you interested in contemporary figures or historical ones? Do you have an upcoming school research project and need a reliable resource? Find out how to use Biography in Context,  one of the databases available for free on the DC Public Library website. Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library's reference librarians will explore the site with you and help you navigate it on your own, from the library or from home. 

You Majored in What?

Published on Monday, April 28, 2014

You Majored in What cover"Has it happened yet?  Have you been asked The Question?"--From front cover flap.

In You Majored in What? by Katharine Brooks, you'll learn whatever your major was in college, it doesn't equal your job!  Whether you're in college or you've been out for a while, you can map out your dream career and the actionable steps to make it happen.  Copies of the book are available through the library system.

Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club May selection

Published on Wednesday, April 23, 2014