Cleveland Park
Interim Library

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'Houses of Civil War America'

Staff recommendation

Take a tour of homes of promenient Americans and ordinary citizens of the Civil War era in Houses of Civil War America by Hugh Howard.&nbs

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Winter Crafts

Friday, Dec. 12 at 4 p.m.

The whole family is invited to join us for a winter craft on Friday, Dec. 12 at 4 p.m. The children will make a snow globe using jars of different sizes. If you would like to bring your own jar or your own trinkets, you are welcome to do so. There will be lots of winter books on display to inspire artists little and big.

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Writing Your Best

Staff Recommendation

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and Cleveland Park Library is a participating location.  Do you want to write a novel?  Or publish a nonfiction book?  Check these new arrivals available through the library system.

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Going Past the First Draft

Staff Recommendation

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), and Cleveland Park Library is a participating location. Do you want to write a novel?  Or a nonfiction book?  Check out these new arrivals available through the library system.

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2014 World Fantasy Awards

Award Winners

The World Fantasy Convention was held here in the Washington, D.C. area! The World Fantasy Convention is an annual gathering of professionals, collectors, and others interested in Light and Dark Fantasy in art and literature.

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Job Seekers Clinic: Tuesday, Dec. 2

Essential Job Interview Handbook

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 writing resumes and cover letters, setting up accounts on popular job search websites, and filling out online job applications. This program is in conjunction with the Mayor's "One City One Hire" program.

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Legends & Lore D.C. Book Discussion series

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2 p.m.

Do you enjoy reading about hometown Washington, D.C. history? Cleveland Park Library now has a local history book discussion series. With the holidays coming, it means cooking for visiting family and friends. Do you need some recipe ideas? Come swap or talk about your favorite ones. We also will be discussing what titles to read in the new year.

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Sing, Dance, and Tell Some Stories

Children's Programs held every other week

If the weekly children's programs here at Cleveland Park leave you wanting more, have no fear! We also offer four additional events every other week. To find out which week offers each program, please call the Children's Desk at 202-282-3073, check the calendar of events at dclibrary.org/clevelandpark, or pick up a printed copy of the monthly schedule at the Children's Desk. All of our programs are free and open to the public. Project Bricks

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Session 4: 'Looking for Transwonderland' by Noo Saro-Wiwa

On Thursday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m., at the fourth session of Dr. Phil Burnham's six-part monthly series, we will discuss Noo Saro-Wiwa's Looking for Transwonderland

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Come One Come All!

Weekly Children's Programs

The children's section remains busy as always presenting programs for our youngest customers. Here is a list of our weekly programs to help you keep track of all the reoccuring events we have here at Cleveland Park. All of our programs are free and open to the public. Wonderful Ones Mondays at 10 a.m. OR 11 a.m. This is our storytime created for 1-year-olds. It lasts around 25 minutes and is filled with songs and rhymes in addition to two picture books. Baby Laptime

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