Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

The Cleveland Park Library will close on Oct. 8, 5:30 p.m. to begin new construction. In preparation, some services at the Cleveland Park Library will be reduced effective Sept. 6 including some children and adult programs. The interim library at UDC - Van Ness, 4340 Connecticut Ave. NW will open on Monday, Oct. 31, 9:30 a.m.
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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.

Winter Reading

Cold But Cuddly

Winter Reading Club

Cuddle up to books this winter break and be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card! This winter break, between Dec. 21 and Jan. 3, elementary and middle school students who visit their neighborhood branch can be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card for sharing their winter reading with their librarian.  

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Literature of the English-Speaking World - Dr. Phil Burnham, moderator

Session Four: Dec. 11, 7 p.m.

The fourth 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 Dec. 11, at 7 p.m.

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'Houses of Civil War America'

Staff recommendation

Take a tour of homes of promenient Americans and ordinary citizens of the Civil War era in Houses of Civil War America by Hugh Howard.&nbs

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Winter Crafts

Friday, Dec. 12 at 4 p.m.

The whole family is invited to join us for a winter craft on Friday, Dec. 12 at 4 p.m. The children will make a snow globe using jars of different sizes. If you would like to bring your own jar or your own trinkets, you are welcome to do so. There will be lots of winter books on display to inspire artists little and big.

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Writing Your Best

Staff Recommendation

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and Cleveland Park Library is a participating location.  Do you want to write a novel?  Or publish a nonfiction book?  Check these new arrivals available through the library system.

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Going Past the First Draft

Staff Recommendation

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), and Cleveland Park Library is a participating location. Do you want to write a novel?  Or a nonfiction book?  Check out these new arrivals available through the library system.

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2014 World Fantasy Awards

Award Winners

The World Fantasy Convention was held here in the Washington, D.C. area! The World Fantasy Convention is an annual gathering of professionals, collectors, and others interested in Light and Dark Fantasy in art and literature.

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Job Seekers Clinic: Tuesday, Dec. 2

Essential Job Interview Handbook

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 writing resumes and cover letters, setting up accounts on popular job search websites, and filling out online job applications. This program is in conjunction with the Mayor's "One City One Hire" program.

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Legends & Lore D.C. Book Discussion series

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2 p.m.

Do you enjoy reading about hometown Washington, D.C. history? Cleveland Park Library now has a local history book discussion series. With the holidays coming, it means cooking for visiting family and friends. Do you need some recipe ideas? Come swap or talk about your favorite ones. We also will be discussing what titles to read in the new year.

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