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Friends of the Library Association Antique & Rare Book Auction

The Friends of the Library Association (FOLA) will be hosting an Antique and Rare Book Silent Auction at the Craigmiles-Johnston House History Branch. Items include biographies, essays, primers, classics, humor, serials, history… almost all pre-date 1920. Just in time for your holiday shopping, consider giving a gift to the bibliophile in your family! This auction […]

November Teen Activities

Here’s what we have happening in the Teen Zone this month. These activities are for ages 13-17 and (unless otherwise noted) will be held in the Teen Zone. Please note that Scribblers will not meet this month due to the Thanksgiving holiday. The library will be closed Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28. Monday, […]

Sound of Music Sing-a-long

If singing is one of your “Favorite Things”, join us for the Sound of Music Sing-a-long. This program is for people of all ages who have seen the production once, never or a hundred times. Participation is the key, therefore, on-screen subtitles will be available for all songs. Please feel free to dress as your […]

Library Corner 10-28-14

The Hot Pick this week is Lost Lake by Sarah Addison Allen.  This book follows newly-widowed Kate, and her 8-year-old daughter Devin at Kate’s childhood dreaming spot of Lost Lake. Here they learn that things you love sometimes wait around for you to find your way back to them.  Sarah Addison Allen describes her works […]

Faily Pumpkin Decorating Contest

On Friday, October 31st from 4:30 to 5:45 we will have a pumpkin decorating contest for families in the Community Room. Rules for Participation: 1. Participation is open to all ages. 2. Pumpkin designs must be family-friendly and based on characters or creatures from your favorite book! Limit 2 entries per family. Paint, carve, build… […]

FOLA Book & Coffee Series

The Friends of the Library Association, FOLA, will host their Book and Coffee series October 17 at the Craigmiles-Johnston House History Branch Library at 10 a.m.  FOLA member Peggy Jones will review Placebo, the first book of Steven James’ new Jevin Banks  thriller series. If you enjoyed any of his Pat Bowers series, take a […]

Library Corner 9-28-14

This week’s HOT pick is The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer.  The series has 3 books thus far; Cinder, Scarlet, and Cress.  Think Cinderella meets Science Fiction in a world full of disease and an emanating threat that is out-of-this-world.  Cinder is a female cyborg that has no idea Earth’s fate hinges on her uncovering […]

The Digital Bookmobile is coming on October 18th

Want to access the Library’s R.E.A.D.S. eBooks and eAudio collection???  Come on Saturday, October 18th to the Digital Bookmobile between 10 am -  4 pm and experience this wonderful digital Library resource.

October Teen Activities

Here’s what we have happening in the Teen Zone this month. These activities are for ages 13-17 and (unless otherwise noted) will be held in the Teen Zone. Monday, October 6 4:30-5:30 - Teen Advisory Group. Want to be a part of planning teen programs and choosing books and media for the young adult collection? Come […]

Teddy Bear Picnic

Junior Auxiliary of Cleveland in cooperation with the Friends of the Library will present the Annual Teddy Bear Picnic on Saturday, September 27 from 9am to 12pm here at the library. This program is for children age 4 to 7 years old. There will be stories, crafts, puppets and other fun activities. The first 200 […]