Nov. 8 information session at Cleveland Park Library
November is National Adoption Month! Are you interested in becoming a foster/resource parent or in adopting a child or teen? This month, special information sessions are being offered by the DC Public Library in partnership with the DC Child & Family Services.
Staff from DC Child & Family Services will be at Cleveland Park Library at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8.
Legal help through Neighborhood Legal Services Program DC
The Cleveland Park Library Job Seekers Clinic is held the first Tuesday of the month from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. You can receive help setting up accounts on popular job search websites, filling out online job applications, and writing resumes and cover letters.
This program is in conjunction with the Mayor's "One City One Hire" program.
Cleveland Park's annual children's Halloween party
It's time to party again!
On Oct. 30 at 6 p.m., the Cleveland Park children's department will host its annual Halloween party. Come dressed in your favorite costume and join in the fun.
We will read a holiday story or two and then have our very own parade down the street before returning for light refreshments. There will also be books to take home at the end of the night.
All ages are welcome to attend.
Attention all super heros, princesses, villians, storybook characters and more!
Oct. 19 at 3:30 p.m., we are having a very special storytime just for you. Come dressed in your favorite costume and listen to stories, sing songs, and do a special dress up craft.
Materials will be chosen with ages 3 and older in mind but all ages are welcome to join in the fun.
Oct. 29 at 4 p.m., Cleveland Park Library welcomes all educators to attend a special event where they can learn about services the public library offers to educators.
We will talk about databases, curriculum tie-ins, educator's cards, class visits and more!
Refreshments will be provided and door prizes will be awarded.
Hope to see you there!
On Oct. 26, get ready to celebrate Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) by joining us as we make colorful paper flowers and butterflies that can be used to decorate ofrendas (altar) and sugar skulls!
We also will continue our family history storytelling (following up on our program on Oct. 17) as we listen to music.
This year's Dayton Literary Peace Prize winners were announced in late September. The prize was established in 2006, the only American literary award recognizing the power of the written word to promote peace in fiction and non-fiction.
In addition to this year's winners below, Louise Erdrich is the Holbrooke Award Winner for Lifetime Achievement.Fiction
Enjoy dishes from the Jewish diaspora in The Complete Guide to Traditional Jewish Cooking by Marlena Spieler. This new cookbook has over 400 recipes, including appetizers, deli and brunch, fish, poultry, vegetarian, breads and bakes, and many more!