Cleveland Park
Interim Library

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'Emperor of All Maladies'

New documentary on WETA

Cancer. It is a frightening diagnosis to hear from a doctor and it is a life changer. Perhaps you or someone you know has been affected by cancer.

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Author Talk: Canden Schwantes Arciniega

Wild women of the Civil War era

Mary Todd Lincoln. Dr. Mary E. Walker. Rose O'Neal Greenhow. Kate Chase Sprague.

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Legends & Lore DC Book Discussion

Sunday, March 29, 2 p.m.

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

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Teddy Bear and Me

A special edition of Sunday Stories

Come celebrate friendship on Sunday, Feb. 22, at 3:30 p.m. at this special edition of Sunday Stories. We will read stories focused on stuffed animals and friendship and then do a craft. Feel free to bring your own stuffed friend to join in the fun! Books and craft will be picked for ages 3 and older, but all ages are welcome to come.

Library Closed February 17

DC Public Library is closed Tuesday, Feb. 17 due to inclement weather.

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Celebrate Black History Month

Craft and movie for kids

Celebrate Black History Month on Feb. 19, at 5 p.m. with a short film on the underground railroad followed by a craft project. We will be using cut potatoes and markers to make prints on cloth to resemble traditional Kente cloth. The video and craft will be appropriate for ages 3 and older, but all ages are welcome to join.

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Job Seekers Clinic

'Great Answers Great Questions for Your Job Interview'

The Cleveland Park Library Job Seekers Clinic is held on the first Tuesday of the month from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. You can receive help filling out online applications, setting up accounts on job websites, and writing resumes and cover letters. How do you negotiate a salary? What should you do during an interview through Skype?

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Session Six: 'Runaway' by Alice Munro

We welcome all of you to the sixth and final session of our library book discussion series, “Literature of the English-Speaking World,” moderated by Dr. Phil Burnham, which will meet at Cleveland Park Library on Feb. 12, 7 p. m.

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Bolling v. Sharpe: 60th Anniversary Panel Discussion

Black History Month

On the same day In May 1954, the Supreme Court issued its rulings on Bolling v. Sharpe and the landmark case Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas. In Bolling v. Sharpe, the Court unanimously ruled racial discrimination in the Washington, D.C. public school system denied blacks due process of law as protected by the Fifth Amendment. Please join us on Thursday, Feb. 19 at 6:30 p.m. for a panel discussion on the impact of the decision and its legacy 60 years later moderated by documentary filmmaker Marvin T. Jones.

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February Teen Events

Come see what's going on this month!

February is here, so stay out of the cold by coming to some programs. Here's what we have going on this month for teens:  Feb. 18 at 6 p.m. is Teen Game Night! Like video games? We got you covered. More of a board games person? No problem! We would even be willing to try and figure out Cones of Dunshire with you.  Feb. 21 at 3 p.m. is Teen Book Club!