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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Legends & Lore DC-DC Reads 2015

All Aunt Hagar's Children

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

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Horror Books for Teens

Books to keep you up at night

Here are some books for when you just need a good scare. Ten by Gretchen McNeil 

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Job Seekers Clinic October

Taking the SAT

Staff at Cleveland Park Library are available for job seeker assistance, all month, every month.  While we can provide quick help 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 filling out online job applications, setting up accounts on popular job websites, navigating job websites, and writing cover letters and resumes.

Summer Reading Winner

Summer Reading Raffle Winner!

Jack is our Kindle Fire winner!

After a long exciting summer, I'm a little sad that summer reading is over. But you know who isn't sad? Cleveland Park's raffle winner, Jack! Jack was very excited to hear that he won the drawing for the summer reading grand prize, a Kindle Fire. Jack is a big Nationals fan, and was very excited that Summer Reading was sponsored by them! Want to be our big winner next summer? Come back in to the library in June 2016 for next summer's program!

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Teen Gaming Hour at Cleveland Park

Board games, video games, and much more!

Have you beaten all of your friends at Mario Kart? Or want to see if you can build the highest jenga tower? Maybe instead you're interested in starting a Dungeons & Dragons quest. Well at the Cleveland Park Library teen gaming hour, we've got you covered.

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"Song of Dewey Beard" by Philip Burnham

Author talk on September 17, 7 p.m.

Join us on Thursday, September 17, 7 p.m., for Dr. Phllip Burnham's discussion of Dewey Beard (1858-1955), the last known survivor of the 1876 Battle of Little Bighorn and the 1890 Massacre of Wounded Knee. Based on archival research and personal interviews, Song of Dewey Beard relates a life encompassing nearly a century of major historical events. Tom Powers describes Dr.

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Beginner Reader Books

Learning to read is a daunting task. Luckily the library offers a wide selection of easy-to-read books called Easy Readers. The tricky part is finding a book that is both interesting to your child and simple enough for them to read while still challenging them. The levels assigned by publishers can be a good place to start but, it also can be misleading since every book publisher uses different standards for assigning levels. Kids will find Easy Readers featuring their favorite characters without any problem.

Back to school crafts

Back to School Crafts

Join us after school on Friday, Sept. 25

Please join us at the Cleveland Park Library for Back to School Arts and Crafts on Friday, September 25, at 4 p,m. Children ages 4 to 12 and their caregivers are welcome. The children will be making pen and pencil holders, iPad, Kindle, Nook and iPhone sleeves. All supplies will be provided. Let's have fun crafting at the library and get ready for the new school year!  

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Legends & Lore D.C. Book Discussion Series

'Cane' by Jean Toomer

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

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Job Seekers Clinic September

Taking the ACT

Staff at Cleveland Park Library are available for job seeker assistance, all month long, every month. While we can provide quick help 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 navigating popular job websites, setting up accounts on popular job websites, writing resumes and cover letters, and filling out online job applications.

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