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Music on the Porch with Haley & Jacob Johnson

Haley and Jacob Johnson will be performing on the Jarnigan House front porch.  Please bring your lawn chairs and we’ll bring the popcorn. This program is for all ages. Sunday, July 16 at 3:30pm.

Historical and Genealogical Society to Host Dr. Richard Jones in Community Room

The Bradley County Historical and Genealogical Society will hold its quarterly meeting on Sunday, July 9 at 2:30pm in the Community Room of the library’s main branch. Dr. Richard Jones, professor of anthropology at Lee University, will present findings about the mysterious tunnels beneath Cleveland. This program is free and open to the public.

History Branch to Remain Open During Renovations

Renovations are underway on the second floor of the History Branch & Archives. The History Branch will be open for regular hours during the construction.

Free Lunch at Your Library!

Join us every Wednesday from 1:00 to 3:00 pm in the Community Room for free lunch through July 26 in partnership with Bradley Cleveland Community Services Agency. Lunch is available to all members of the community from birth to age 18 and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Student Documentary to be Shown at History Branch

Join us Sunday, June 4 at 2:30pm to support 8th grade students from Lake Forest Middle School before they take their National History Day documentary Master Sergeant Roddie Edmonds: Faith, Family, Friends, Freedom to Washington, D.C. after winning first place at the regional and state level. The result of extensive research, their film focuses on Master Sergeant […]

History Branch to Host “On Southern Ground: Tennessee Land Records for Genealogists” with Charles Sherrill, State Librarian and Archivist

Join us Sunday, June 11 at 2:30 pm for a look at how Tennessee land records can provide context for genealogical research led by Charles A. Sherrill  (M.A., M.L.S.), State Librarian and Archivist of Tennessee, with responsibility for the state’s legal and historical records. A former director of the Cleveland Public Library, he has been […]

Adult Summer Reading Program

We all know the children of the library have a great reading program over the summer! But many of you don’t know that we have amazing things for adults too! Registration | Click here! | Reading Requirements |  Complete 5 squares on the Adult Summer Reading Bingo Card which can be picked up on or after June […]

Jazz on the Porch

Sweet Sounds Jazz Combo to perform on the Jarnigan House front porch.  Please bring lawn chairs if you have them! Sunday, May 21 at 5pm

Summer Reading 2017

Summer Reading sign-up begins May 1, 2017. We are asking that participants read at least 20 minutes a day, experience something new, build something, change your part of the world in a positive way this summer. Reading journals can be picked up at the Summer Reading Kick-off on June 3rd at 2pm, at the Children’s Desk […]

History Branch to Host Tennessee in the Great War: Finding Your World War I Ancestor, presented by Gordon T. Belt

Join us at the History Branch & Archives on Saturday, May 13 at 2:00pm for Tennessee in the Great War, a program about finding your World War I ancestors presented by Gordon T. Belt. Mr. Belt, who has had a lifelong passion for history, is the author of John Sevier: Tennessee’s First Hero and currently […]