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.

Best Quote from "A Song of Fire and Ice"

"A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies," said Jojen. "The man who never reads lives only one."

January Fiber Arts Workshop

Silk and Wire Beaded Jewelry

The Cleveland Park Fiber Arts Workshop meets every 4th Tuesday at 7 p.m.  Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, January 24.

Friday Chess

Chess Instruction Every Friday at 3:30 p.m.

It's 2012, a fresh new year, and it's a great time to give your brain a workout!We have a professional chess instructor every Friday at 3:30 p.m. Solve problems, study historical games, and just play chess!All ages are welcome.

"The Chronicles of Harris Burdick"

Fourteen Amazing Authors Tell the Tales

In 1984, Chris Van Allsburg created a picture book titled The Mysteries of Harris Burdick.

Cleveland Park Closed January 6

The Cleveland Park Library is closed Friday, January 6 due to a gas leak.Visit the library website 24/7 to download ebooks, music and videos, place holds and renew materials, and subscribe to Beyond Words eNews.

"Snuff": A Novel of Discworld

Sir Terry Pratchett's 39th Discworld Title

Discworld is not really a planet; it is, not surprisingly, a disc -- very large, and riding on the back of four elephants, which ride on the back of the Great A'Tuin, an even larger tortoise. Hubward are mountains. Edgeward the oceans fall off.

Mirrors: Stories of Almost Everyone

Works of Eduardo Galeano

Eduardo Galeano is a bit of a shadow to North American readers.  A few years ago, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez gave President Obama a copy of Galeano's "

Meditation Series

A New Year's Resolution Worth Keeping

Meditation is an ancient practice that offers tremendous practicality for the modern world. It helps reduce daily stress, increase energy and expand one's awareness of the inner self. In meditation, we quiet the energies of the mind and body and turn our attention inward to experience a time of stillness and relaxation. Meditation offers a perfect counterbalance to all of the outer activities of daily life.

Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club January selection

Join us January 5 to discuss Australian author Peter Temple's The Broken Shore