Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

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Literature of the English-Speaking World

Session 5 with moderator Dr. Phil Burnham: Jan. 8, 7 p.m.

The fifth session of our library book discussion series, “Literature of the English-Speaking World,” moderated by Dr. Phil Burnham, will meet at Cleveland Park Library on Jan. 8 at 7 pm.For January, we’re reading The Sheltering Sky, a haunting novel by Paul Bowles that explores the world of globe-trekking American tourists after World War II.

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Legends & Lore DC Book Discussion

Sunday, Jan. 4, 2 p.m.

Do you enjoy reading about hometown Washington, D.C.?  The Cleveland Park Library has a local book discussion series!

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Job Seekers Clinic: Tuesday, Jan. 6

Before and After Resumes

The Cleveland Park Library Job Seekers Clinic is held on the first Tuesday of the month from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  You can receive help filling out online job applications, writing resumes and cover letters, and setting up accounts on popular job search sites.  This program is in conjunction with the Mayor's "One City One Hire" program.

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7 Ways to Enjoy the Library Instantly

The library's closed, but dclibrary.org is open 24/7!

All library locations are closed today, but there's myriad ways you can enjoy the library online! 1. Have your own film festival at home. View films from major festivals like Sundance, Tribeca and more. Log into IndieFlix with your library card.

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Kwanzaa Music and Story Time

Habari gani? (What's the word for today?)  Umoja. (Unity.) Harambe! (Let's all pull together!) Join us at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 26, for a fun-filled Music and Story Time. We will sing, dance, and read stories as we celebrate Umoja, the first of seven principles that are renewed during the week of Kwanzaa.  Harambe!

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Holiday Crafts

Friday, Dec. 19 at 4 p.m.

Join us for our holiday craft on Friday, Dec. 19 at 4 p.m. The children will make and decorate a fleece hat. Come and have some fun and get comfortable this winter by keeping your head warm. This program is for children of all ages. The very young will need adult assistance.  

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'I Remember You' by Yrsa Sigurdardottir

Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club January selection

On Thursday, Jan. 8, 6:30 p.m., the Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club will stretch its definition of "mystery" to discuss a supernatural thriller, I Remember You, a ghost story by Yrsa Sigurdardottir, called the Queen of Islandic crime fiction.

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Holiday Cookery and More!

Staff Recommendation

Expecting guests over the holidays and need ideas? Check out our holiday book display for festive inspirations on cooking and crafting!  We also have holiday fiction and non-fiction books for your reading pleasure. Featured book: The Good Housekeeping Christmas Cookbook.  Copies are available throughout the library system.

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Around the World Holiday Celebration

Tuesday, Dec. 23 at 4 p.m.

Come and join us for a special Around the World holiday program on Tuesday, Dec. 23 at 4 p.m. Our program will begin with stories and songs, followed by hands on activities. The children will make and decorate their own fleece winter scarves and explore their artistic side by making pop-up holiday cards. There will be a variety of books of holidays from around the world that the children can check out. Light refreshments will be served.         

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Dress Up Storytime

Costumes, stories and more

Back by popular demand, join us on Sunday, Dec. 14 at 3:30 p.m. as we hold our second edition of Dress-Up Storytime. There will be books, music, and a special craft for this fun filled program. Don't forget to come dressed in your favorite holiday (or other) costume! Books and craft will be designed for ages 3 and older, but all ages are welcome to join in the celebration.

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