Cleveland Park
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Imagination Exploration!

Picture books that encourage imagination!

When I was a kid, I would spend lots of time creating worlds in my head and acting them out with my Barbies and assorted toys. I eschewed my Barbie Dream Car in favor of using my shoes as Barbie cars. Unfortunately for my parents, I drew all over the walls - creating a visual display of everything in my brain. I once pulled out all my stuffed animals, pillows, and blankets and created a soft floor for my bedroom. My poor parents had no reproach for my crazy and wild imagination. They had created the monster by making me a voracious reader!  

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Gone Grilling!

BBQ, Sides, and Desserts

Craving good barbecue over the summer? The summer months are a great time to bring out the grill! Below are selection of titles for planning a barbecue cookout.  Copies are available to check out from the library system.

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Job Seekers Clinic August

Dig This Gig

Staff at Cleveland Park Library are available for job seeker assistance all month, every month. While we can provide assistance for walk-ins, please call the Information Desk at 202-282-3072 or email at clevelandparklibrary@dc.gov to make an appointment for one-on-one assistance.  You can receive basic help filling out online job applications, writing resumes and cover letters, navigating job websites, and setting up accounts on job search websites.

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"After I Am Gone" by Laura Lippman

Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club August selection

Join us on Thursday, August 4, 6:30 p.m., to discuss a great contribution to Baltimore noir.

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After I Am Gone by Laura Lippman

Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club August Selection

Join us on August 4 to discuss a stand-alone novel by Laura Lippman, author of the popular Tess Monaghan series. 

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Andrew Carnegie Medals 2016

During the American Library Association Annual Conference in Orlando, the winners of the annual Carnegie Awards for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction received their awards. The winners were officially announced in January 2016. Below are the winning titles available to check out and download from the library system.Fiction

Revenge of the Witch

Chilling Chapters

Scary stories for older children

Sunny June isn't exactly the ideal setting for a scary story, but that's precisely when I like reading a good horror story. Nowhere for long shadows or weird noises to hide in the sun! No matter when you like a scare, these chapter books are some of my all time favorites.   Revenge of the Witch by Joseph Delaney

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Legends & Lore DC Book Discussion Series

History of Rock Creek Park by Scott Einberger

Do you enjoy reading about hometown Washington, D.C.?

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Job Seekers Clinic July

Graduate to a Great Career

Staff at Cleveland Park Library are available for job seeker assistance, all month, every month. While we can provide assistance for walk-ins, please call the Information Desk at 202-282-3072 or email clevelandparklibrary@dc.gov to make an appointment for  one-on-one assistance.  You can receive help setting up accounts on popular job sites, filling out online job applications, writing cover letters and resumes, and navigating job websites.

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Summer Lovin'

Now that the weather is finally catching up to the time of year, I feel an urge to break out all my favorite YA summer reads! Even though I am technically an adult, I love reading realistic and fantasy teen novels. And summer ones are especially fun reads as they play on the possibility and freedom that summer brings to teenagers! It seems like the perfect time to fall in love, and you can fall in love with some of these fantastic reads below: 

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