Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

The DC Public Library will be closed for Memorial Day on Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30.

Photographer Captures Vanishing Romanian Peasant Life

Photos and Stories from “The Color of Hay; The Peasants of Maramureş”

The Maramureş Valley in Northern Romania is so remote that generations of peasant farming practices remained intact.  As modern amenities like cable TV began to reach the region, Kathleen Laraia McLaughlin documented how the people changed.

Thanksgiving Party and Craft

Wednesday, November 23 at 4:00 PM

Come celebrate Thanksgiving with a special children's craft party at the library! We will have a puppet show, lots of music for dancing and plenty of fun treats to eat. Everyone will make a special Thanksgiving-themed craft to take home.Wednesday, November 23, at 4 p.m. All ages are welcome.

Fiber Arts Workshop

The Cleveland Park Fiber Arts Workshop meets at the library every 4th Tuesday at 7 p.m. Our next meeting will be on November 22.This month’s session will feature a demo of the crochet stitch used to make this colorful bag. If you’d like to try it yourself, you will need a skein of worsted weight yarn and a crochet needle in the size indicated on your label.

"The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook"

A Detailed, Illustrated Examination of Animal Fibers

The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook by Deb

DC Reads: "The Other Wes Moore"

One Book. One City. One Good Read.

Join the Cleveland Park Book club at the library on Tuesday, November 8, at 7 p.m.

Frumoasa Romania: Kids EuroFest Continues!

The Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library in partnership with the Embassy of Romania will present a free cultural event for children ages 8-12 on Wednesday, November 9, at 10 a.m.   The theme of this year's program is: Winter!  Join us for a Romanian film and a traditional craft, and sample some delicious goodies!

Children's Halloween Party

Saturday, October 29, at 2:30 p.m.

Join us for our Halloween Party featuring special musical guest Ray Owen!With lots of food, music and fun, this party is sure to be a fantastic time. After the music we'll have a short parade down the block to show off all our fabulous costumes.All ages!

Attention All Teenage Zombies, Vampires and Fairies!

Hey teens!Have you been trying to figure out how to make your zombie make-up look real? Do you need some help learning how to perfect that special bruise or flesh wound?  Maybe you need to get your eye make-up perfect for that great fairy look... Well, we can help you out!

Annual Fall Book Sale

Saturday, October 22, Noon - 4 p.m.

The Friends of the Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library invite you to the annual fall book sale, which will be held in the second-floor community room from noon until 4:00 p.m. this Saturday, October 22.   There are loads of great reads for all ages and interests. We look forward to seeing you at the library!

Cleveland Park Fiber Arts Workshop

Join Us Tuesday, October 25, at 7 p.m.

Join us at the library next Tuesday evening for an introduction to Fair Isle (color stranded) knitting.  It's easier than it looks!