Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club

In Bone Rattler,  the first in a new series, Eliot Pattison has moved from his Edgar-Award winning Inspector Shan series to colonial America during the French and Indian War, while retaining his absorption with disenfranchised peoples.&n

Lecture on the Origins of Nazi Anti-Semitism

The Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library, in partnership with The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, is proud to present a lecture on "The Origins of Nazi Anti-Semitism" by Dr. Peter Black on Tuesday, April 5, at 4 p.m.

Fiber Arts Workshop

Join us at the library to learn new techniques, share your work and sharpen your skills! 

Second Annual Haiku Poetry Contest

The Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library is pleased to announce our Second Annual Haiku Poetry Contest, to be held March 26 through the close of business on Saturday, April 9.

Information About Friends and Loved Ones

Please use this link if you have or need any information about people in Japan: Google Person Finder: Japan Earthquake.

New Young Adult Titles

In the last week we've received more than a dozen new young adult titles, including Prisoners in the Palace, The Big Crunch and No God but God.

The 2011 Youth Media Awards

On Monday, January 10, the American Library Association announced its 2011 Youth Media Awards. For people involved with books for children this is like the Oscars. This year the Randolph Caldecott Medal, awarded to the illustrator of the “most distinguished American picture book for children,” went to A Sick Day for Amos McGee illustrated by Erin E. Stead, written by Philip C. Stead.

Summer Youth Employment Program Registration Begins Friday

Registration is about to begin again for the Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program. Any DC resident between the ages of 14-21 can register for a job. The program runs from June 27 to August 5 (same as summer school).REGISTRATION BEGINS THIS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25 AT 3:30PM AND ENDS ON MARCH 19. The program has been scaled back more than 50% and it's first come, first served. If you or anyone you know wants a job, REGISTER EARLY!

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!