Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

March 27-April 11, 2010

Published on Monday, March 22, 2010
Chinese drawing of woman

Enter an original Haiku poem, which will be posted in the library during the 2010 National Cherry Blossom Festival.

To qualify, poems must follow the five-syllable, seven-syllable, five-syllable pattern.

Prizes will be awarded for the best poem submitted in the adult, teen, and children’s categories, and the winning poetry will be published on the Cleveland Park Library blog.

Winners will be announced on April 15. One entry per participant, please.

Beginning Tuesday, March 23

Published on Friday, March 19, 2010

The Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library parking lot will be closed for repairs beginning Tuesday, March 23 and will remain closed for five to seven days. The library is located within easy walking distance of the Cleveland Park Metro Station, and offers limited street parking on Macomb Street at the Corner of Connecticut Avenue, NW.

A Fun Introduction to French for Little Ones!

Published on Monday, March 1, 2010

Join us on Thursday afternoons at 4:00 p.m. for stories and songs in French.  This program is for children of all ages, with adult participation. French beginners are included!  Our Preschool films follow immediately at 4:30 p.m.  Bienvenue!

Thursday, March 4, 6:30 p.m.

Published on Friday, February 26, 2010

Join us at Barnes & Noble 12th and E Streets, N. W. to discuss the page-turner Buried Strangers by Leighton Gage, the second book featuring Chief Inspector Mario Silva of the Brazilian Federal Police.  The author creates a sense of place and politics that captures the reader's imagination and an investigation full of corruption, intrigue, and forensic detail.

Paul Norko and Pauline Jones Process Holds

Published on Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Processing Holds at Cleveland Park

Published on Monday, February 1, 2010

Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library will host local historian, C.R. Gibbs, who will discuss Black Inventors from Africa to America on Friday, February 5 at Noon.

Please join us for an informative lecture and discussion.

For more information, call 202-282-3080

Published on Monday, January 25, 2010

The Cleveland Park Children's Room offers Early Literacy Storytimes for specific age groups on a weekly basis.  Parents and careproviders are invited to bring their yougnsters to these interactive programs:  Wonderful Ones (12 to 23 months) on Mondays at 10 a.m.; Terrific Twos (24 months and older) on Wednesdays at 10 a.m.; and Babytime (birth to 12 months) on Fridays at 10 a.m.  

Children's Program

Published on Monday, January 11, 2010

Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library's children's staff will present "Happy Birthday Dr. King on Wednesday, January 13th at 1:30 p.m. for children in kindergarten through 2nd grade.  The program will combine stories about Dr. King, a flannel board presentation, and a Picturing America discussion of the historic marches led by Dr. King in a non-violent protest against segregation.  

For Teachers, Aides and Librarians

Published on Monday, January 11, 2010

On Tuesday, January 12th, from 3:30 until 6 p.m., Cleveland park Neighborhood Library will host a" Family Literacy Project on a Budget" workshop presented by the National Children's Museum for teachers, aides and librarians. Program providers will demonstrate craft projects related to children's books using inexpensive, recycled and found objects. To register for this adult-only workshop, please contact the CPK children's desk at 202.282.3073.

First 100 Patrons to Receive Gift Bag

Published on Monday, January 4, 2010

Tomorrow (Tuesday, January 5), the first 100 library users at the Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library will receive thank-you gift bags to celebrate the 100%  increase in the number of books and DVDs borrowed from the DC Public Library since 2006.

In fiscal year (FY) 2006, 1,198,605 books and other items were borrowed.  By the end of October, over 2.5 million books, DVDs and other items were borrowed from the library.