Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

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!

"An Unquiet Mind"

Book Club Selection for September

The September selection for the Cleveland Park Book Club is An Unquiet Mind by psychiatrist Kay Jamison, who writes of her own struggle with manic-depression in this moving autobiography.   Join us here at the library on Tuesday, September 14 at 7 pm for what is sure to be an insightful discussion.

"The Meaning of Night"

Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club's September Selection

Described by Michael Dirda in his Washington Post book review as Victorian Noir, Michael Cox's The Meaning of Night is a study in psychological obsession wrapped in a complicated tale of deception, ambiguity, and murder.  Advice given by the narra

New Movie Titles

The Cleveland Park Library has lots of new DVD titles in stock! Great adult films like Hot Tub Time Machine, Clash of the Titans, and City of God.  New series such as The Duchess of Duke Street and kids' movies including Alice in Wonderland, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and Cars. Come on in and check us out!

Love, Forgiveness, and Wisdom

Beat the heat and visit the air-conditioned Cleveland Park Library.  While you are here, grab a copy of Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility and get ready for the upcoming Love, Forgiveness and Wisdom Book Talk.The popular Love, Forgiveness, and Wisdom Book Talk series begins on Tuesday, September 21,