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Library Corner November 17th

If you love old books stop by the Craigmiles-Johnston History Branch Library Sunday, November 17th, for a Rare Book Silent Auction from 2 until 4 p.m.  This event is sponsored by Friends of the Library Association with the help of the library’s Teen Advisory Group.  All books are prior to the 1920’s and include first […]

Library Corner November 10th

The Friends of the Library Association, FOLA, will be hosting an Antique and Rare Book silent auction on November 17th at the Craigmiles-Johnston House History Branch Library from 2 until 4 p.m. Come and bid on books, from biographies to essays, primers, classics, serials and even some magazines. Almost all pre-date 1920, before ISBN# were […]

Wimpy Kid, book “8″ is here…

Greg Heffley’s on a losing streak. His best friend, Rowley Jefferson, has ditched him, and finding new friends in middle school is proving to be a tough task. To change his fortunes, Greg decides to take a leap of faith and turn his decisions over to chance. Will a roll of the dice turn things […]

Library Corner November 3, 2013

The library will be closed November 11th through the14th while a new automated library system, VERSO, is being installed.  Materials checked out before this closing will not be due until November 15th when the library will open.  Patrons will find this system user friendly.  New features will make searching for materials easier and the ability […]

November Teen Activities

Here’s what we have happening in the Teen Zone this month. Unless stated, these activities are for ages 13-17 and will be held in the Teen Zone: Monday, November 4 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 to […]

Library Corner October 27th

The Tween Lego Club will host their Lego land Literacy Exhibit in the Cleveland Bradley Community Room on November 2nd from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. and November 3rd from 1 until 5 p.m.  The Library Gallery will feature art and photography from the Teen Zone and Preschool Story Time participants.  Our special guests for […]

Halloween Stop @ your public library

Stop by the library while making your rounds downtown on Halloween evening.  We will begin with candy and crafts at 4 p.m. and will continue until 6 p.m.  The MainStreet Cleveland Block Party begins at 5 p.m.  We would love to be a part of your Halloween activities. Crafts are for children 3 to 12 […]

Library Corner October 20, 2013

        There will be “Trick and Treating” at the library from 4 until 6 p.m. this Halloween, October 31st.  Children 12 and under can “trick and treat” our Circulation Desk and then proceed to the Children’s Room where the first 35 will be able to make and take a decorated pumpkin.         […]

New Young Adult Books and Media: October 2013

Stop by the Teen Zone to check out these fabulous new titles!   Fiction: The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black YA Bla You Look Different in Real Life by Jennifer Castle YA Cas VIII by H.M. Castor YA Cas Ruby Redfort: Take Your Last Breath by Lauren Child YA Chi Sweet Shadows by Tera Lynn Childs YA Chi Poison Princess by Kresley […]

Library Corner October 13th

Join us today, October 13th, to “Discover….Your Roots” at the Craigmiles-Johnston House History Branch Library from 2 until 3 p.m.   Beginning researchers will get an overview of the print and electronic research tools available through the library, followed by a discussion of best practices for conducting genealogy research. Topics covered include HeritageQuest,, GenWeb, Fold3, […]