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FOLA Christmas Open House and Craft Bazaar

Join us at the History Branch for free hot cider and a Christmas Open House on Saturday, December 10 from 10:00am to 4:00pm! Get an up close look at the newly restored History Branch & Archives as we celebrate 150 Christmases at the Craigmiles House. Visit the Community Room of the Main Branch to browse […]

Author and Historian Dr. Gail Palmer Coming to History Branch

Join us for a book signing and presentation at the History Branch and Archives on Sunday, November 20 at 2:00 pm. Award winning author and Smoky Mountain historian Dr. Gail Palmer will discuss her new book The Midwives’ Quilt and share her research into the Native American symbols and healing plants that inspired her quilt […]

Author Cecil Murphey coming to the Library

Friday November 4th | 1:30 pm Author Cecil Murphey will be visiting Cleveland and stopping by the library for a Meet the Author Event!  Cecil has been the author or co-author of over 135 books including the New York Times bestseller, “90 minutes in Heaven” with author Don Piper. He has been awarded numerous honors […]

Friends of the Library Postcard Campaign

On behalf of the Friends of the Library Association, thank you to everyone who has shared their positive library experiences as a part of our postcard campaign. Monday, October 31 will be the last day of the campaign and the last chance to be entered to win a FOLA travel mug. If you haven’t already, please stop […]

Genealogical Research Series to be held at History Branch

Join us on the second Sunday of each month as we explore a variety of topics and resources related to family history and genealogical research. The event will be held on Sunday, December 11 at 2:00pm at the History Branch & Archives at 833 N. Ocoee Street. History Branch staff member Elsie O’Neal will present […]

Teddy Bear Picnic

Junior Auxiliary of Cleveland in cooperation with the Friends of the Library will present the Annual Teddy Bear Picnic here at the library on Saturday, October 1, TOMORROW. This program is for children age 4 to 7 years old. There will be stories, crafts, puppets and other fun activities. Bring your teddy bear dressed up […]

Writing Clubs for ages 9-17

We love books but we know there are children who love to write as well. Join us for Scribblers, our monthly writing clubs for youth on the fourth Thursday of each month unless otherwise listed. Tweens, age 9 to 12, meet in the Children’s Library Activity Room at 4:30pm. Teens, age 13 to 17, meet in […]

Creative Discovery Museum Family STEAM Night

Full STEAM ahead! Join us as we usher in a new season of S.T.E.A.M.. Families work together to design and construct a variety of prototypes and test models. Everyone gets a chance to hone their science, technology, engineering, art, and math skills as they play and learn together in this new family night! Thursday, August […]

Movie Night for Adults!

This year’s theme for adult movie nights, BOOKS TO BIG SCREEN Join us every 4th Tuesday night of the month to watch a movie based on a book. At 6 p.m. we will be discussing the book and completing related activities.   Then we will begin the movie! Free refreshments are provided. *You do not […]

Craftin’ Club

The Craftin’ Fools are a group of craft-enthusiasts who enjoy making fun and useful projects!  We have made all of the following projects so far this year.Inspire your heart with art by making heart dot art! Make your Super Bowl Party special with football cups, paper chains, and fun signs to cheer on your favorite […]