Cleveland Park
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Mr. and Mrs. Bunny

Daring Detectives

Fantastic detective novels for every young super sleuth

Mystery and intrigue are compelling components of every genre of literature whether it's written for children or adults. There is something in human nature that longs to solve the puzzle or at least be along for the ride. That is one of the reasons detective and mystery novels are great choices for reluctant or beginner readers.

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Legends & Lore DC Book Discussion Series

Lincoln by Gore Vidal

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

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Job Seekers Clinic May

Resume 101

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 navigating job websites, writing cover letters and resumes, setting up accounts on job seeker websites, and filling out online applications.

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Gardening in the City

Do you want to have a garden but have limited space? Gardening can be done wherever you live in the city!  You can have fresh herbs, flowers, fruits, and vegetables whenever you need them. Check out a selection of our gardening books:

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Annual Haiku Contest

Submission deadline April 25

Join the annual Cleveland Park Library haiku contest, and let your creativity blossom!  Write your own original poem, and share it with the community.   We welcome people of all ages to participate, and we will display your entry for everyone to enjoy.  Japanese in origin, haiku is a three-line poem of five syllables, then seven syllables, then five.  It may be serious or lighthearted , and may portray a scene in nature, or a feeling, or the essence of a moment.  Traditionally, a haiku contains an unexpected turn of phrase or thought.

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Job Seekers Clinic April

Welcome to the Real World

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 e-mail clevelandparklibrary@dc.gov to make an appointment for one-on-one assistance.  You can receive help writing cover letters and resumes, setting up accounts on popular job search websites, filling out online applications, and navigating job sites.

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Great Graphic Girls

Children's graphic novels featuring female characters

Move over Superman! Graphic novels are quickly becoming a diverse and quality subset of children's literature. Over the last decade the genre has exploded with stories about dynamic, powerful girls just waiting to be explored. The following list is just a small selection of my current favorites. Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke

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Legends & Lore DC Book Discussion Series

March 20: Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiavarini

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

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Job Seekers Clinic March

Promote Yourself

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

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February is American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month.  Do you or someone you know has a heart health concern?  Here is a selection of heart health resources available from the library.Heart 411 by Marc Gillinov and Steven Nissen

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