Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

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

Holiday Closings

The DC Public Library will close early Saturday, Dec. 24, at 3 p.m. and will be closed Sunday, Dec. 25, and Monday, Dec. 26.Visit the library 24/7 at to download books, music, renew materials, sign up for eNews and eNotices and much more.

Christopher Hitchens, 1949 - 2011

Christopher Hitchens was a writer, debater, contrarian, atheist and bon vivant.  He was born a British subject and later became an American citizen.

No Fiber Arts Meeting in December

Our next meeting will be held Tuesday, January 24.  Stay tuned for details.Happy holidays, everyone!

Best Books to Give

Looking for Great Gift Ideas? Try This Link from NPR.

If you are looking for great book gift ideas then a few of the folks at NPR have some good ideas.Happy holidays!

Many New Young Adult Titles Now in Stock

Large shipment of new books just received!

Children's Holiday Concert

With Special Guests: The Wilson High School Jazz Chorus

Is there a better way to get in the holiday mood than with songs and stories? The fabulous Wilson High School Jazz Chorus is going to come help us celebrate the holidays on Wednesday, December 21, at 1 p.m.Please join us for a festive time of songs, stories and fun. All ages are welcome.

Author Talk and Art Exhibit

"The Color of Hay: The Peasants of Maramures"

Join us at the library on Thursday, December 15, at 7 p.m., as photographer and author Kathleen Laraia McLaughlin discusses her book,