Library Blog

Introduction to Genealogy Resources

The Cleveland Bradley County Public Library will host an introduction to genealogy resources offered by the library on Sunday, October 13 from 2:00 to 3:00. 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 […]

FOLA Author Event

FOLA Author Event Thursday, October 24th 10am until 2 pm Cleveland Country Club $35 per person / $300 reserved table for 8 Merchant’s Alley 10 am * Lunch Noon * Guest Speaker Janie Dempsey Watts 12:30 with Book Signing  following Send checks made payable to FOLA, 795 Church Street NE, Cleveland TN 37311 Merchants Alley […]

October Teen Activities

Here’s what we have happening in the Teen Zone this month. Unless noted, these activities are for ages   13-17 and will be held in the Teen Zone: Monday, October 7 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 […]

Join us for a webcast with children’s authors Kate DiCamillo & Jon Scieszka

Monday, October 21 at 12 pm in the library Community Room Join Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo and National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature emeritus Jon Scieszka as they discuss Kate’s latest book FLORA & ULYSSES: THE ILLUMINATED ADVENTURES and the importance of humor in children’s literature.  Kate DiCamillo is the author of many beloved books for young […]

Overdrive and IOS 7

From the Overdrive Company regarding iOS 7 and the Overdrive Media Console app.   Apple released iOS 7 yesterday and many of your Apple users may have upgraded their device(s) or will be upgrading in the near future.   When an existing OverDrive Media Console (OMC) user upgrades to iOS 7, the app will fail […]

10 Tips for Beginning Readers

  10 Tips for Beginning Readers 1 It is never too early to begin reading aloud to your child. Even infants learn the sounds, rhythms, and patterns of language as they sit on your lap, listen to your voice, and watch your face as you speak. 2 The benefits of reading aloud are many! Your child will improve memory retention, and hear language patterns […]

Birthday Parties @ Your Public Library

Book  your party beginning September 19 for 2013-2014 party season starting October 18. See our birthday brochure for more information. Library Provides: Hostess/Host, craft activity, decorations, set-up, food, refreshments, cups, plates, eating utensils, and cleanup in a pleasant and inviting library atmosphere. You Provide: Last 30 minutes set aside for your gift time Group Limit: 12 […]

Library Corner

Toni Swink our Circulation Supervisor will be retiring at the end of this month.  She has been behind the Circulation Desk the past 22 years and has become a patron favorite.  There will be a Good-by Reception for Toni on September 26th from 2 until 4 p.m.  Please join us in wishing her a Happy […]

New Young Adult Books and Media: September 2013

Stop by the Teen Zone to check out these fabulous new titles!   Fiction: Crewel by Gennifer Albin YA Alb Dreamless by Josephine Angelini YA Ang  Goddess by Josephine Angelini YA Ang Of Poseidon by Anna Banks YA Ban The Look by Sophia Bennett YA  Ben Also Known As by Robin Benway YA Ben  Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake YA Bla Love in the Time of Global […]

Zinio is Coming October 1st!

Zinio is coming to the Cleveland Bradley County Public Library on October 1st. With Zinio for Libraries you may preview the library’s collection of online magazines, checkout what you want – as much as you want, and keep the magazine issues in your personal reading list for as long as you want – no return […]