Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

The Cleveland Park Library closed on Oct. 8, 5:30 p.m. to begin new construction. The interim library at UDC - Van Ness, 4340 Connecticut Ave. NW will open on Monday, Oct. 31, 9:30 a.m.

Learn About Medicare and Healthcare Options

We know that when you go to the doctor you might have a lot of questions, but sometimes you have a lot of questions before you even know how to make it to the doctor!

Cooking for Hanukkah

Suggested titles

This year Hanukkah begins at sundown on Nov. 27 and ends Dec. 5.If you're looking for suggestions for your Hanukkah celebration meals, below are a few cookbook titles available to check out.  And Happy Hanukkah!

Unified Jazz Ensemble Performance

A musical performance to celebrate Sunday hours

On Sunday, Nov. 17, we're spending the day celebrating our Sunday hours. As part of that celebration, The Unified Jazz Ensemble will be here for a special performance 4-5 p.m.

Afternoon Chess Instruction

Looking for something to do in the afternoons now that the weather has turned colder? We want to remind everyone that on Wednesday afternoons at 4pm we host a kid's chess class. All ages and skill levels are welcome. And for those afternoons when we don't have class, you can keep up your game with some of our chess instruction books.

Kid's Graphic Novel Book Club

Kids, do you like reading comics and graphic novels? Do you want to talk about the graphic novels you read? Do you want to eat pizza? How about doing all three at the same time?Once a month, we host a graphic novel book club just for kids ages 8 and up.

Nov. 17: Celebrate Sunday Hours

Something for all ages

On Sunday, Nov. 17, 1-5 p.m., we'll celebrate the library's expanded hours with activities to showcase programs and services.

'Modest Reception'

Global Lens Film Series

On Sunday, Nov. 17, 2 p.m., the Cleveland Park library will present a screening of Modest Reception [Paziraie Sadeh].  Directed by Mani Haghighi, it was released in 2012 and runs 100 minutes. In Farsi with English subtitles.

'The Vagrants' by Yiyun Li

Award Winning Young Fiction Writers Series Session 3: Nov. 14, 7 p.m.

The Vagrants is a gripping account of political dissent, grinding poverty, and brutal repression. Bashi is a perverse trickster who stirs up trouble wherever he goes. Kai is a forceful spokeswoman for the state who harbors deep doubts about its legitimacy.

A Fall Crafting Afternoon

The days are getting shorter. The temperature is getting cooler. The leaves are changing color. It all means fall is well and truly here. So we're celebrating!On Friday, Nov. 9 at 4 p.m., we are hosting a Fall crafting afternoon. Miss Jackie will have fall-themed crafts for kids of all ages.Stop by and join the fun.

November Teen Events

November is here and that means great events are happening at the library! November is also National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, a fun challenge for all aspiring writers.