Cleveland Park
Interim Library

Elevator Maintenance, September 8 through 12

Pardon our building improvements: The elevator at Cleveland Park Library will undergo maintenance from September 8 through 12. The elevator will be out-of-service during maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience.

End of Summer Reading Party

The end of summer is here but that doesn't mean the fun is over yet! Cleveland Park's end of summer reading party will be full of experiments, music, crafts and even a pie throwing contest. Remember to keep filling out those Beaker Breaker sheets! Any kid who reads more than Miss Julie or Miss Patty will get their very own pie to throw.

Making the Most of Senior Year with Dr. Victoria Tillson Evans

Thursday, September 4, 6 p.m.

Join us in the first floor meeting room as Dr. Victoria Tillson Evans, a college consultant who has taught on the faculties of Harvard College, Middlebury College, and Elon University, uses her years of experience in higher education to help you navigate senior year. 

Job Seekers Clinic: Tuesday, September 2

Jobs database: Job & Career Accelerator

Did you know the DC Public Library has online databases dedicated to job resources?

Literature of the English-Speaking World

First Session: "On Beauty" by Zadie Smith

Thursday, September 11, 7 p.m., at the first session of Dr. Phil Burnham's six-part monthly series, we will discuss Zadie Smith's On Beauty.

Summer Science: Flyers and Gliders

How does the shape of a heavy jet plane enable it to glide along like a bird in the air?  Lift, drag, thrust, and gravity all contribute to whether or not an object can get up and stay up in the air and

Burnham Book Discussion Series returns in September

Call or come to the Information Desk to register

Dr. Phil Burnham, Adjunct Professor at George Mason University, will return to Cleveland Park to facilitate a six-part discussion series entitled "Literature of the English Speaking World."  In this, the seventh annual series, Dr. Burnham aims at giving readers a sense of the wide diversity of English language writing on a global scale over the past several decades.

Biography in Context 2.0

Friday, September 12, 2 pm

Curious about a famous person? Want to learn more about him or her?  Are you interested in contemporary figures or historical ones?  Do you have a school project and need a reliable source?Find out how to use Biography in Context, one of the databases available for free on the DC Public Library website.  One of Cleveland Park Library's adult reference librarians will explore the site with you and help you navigate it on your own, from the library or from home.

Job Seekers Clinic: Tuesday, August 5

Jobs database: Reference USA

Did you know the DC Public Library features online databases dedicated to job resources? 

Legends & Lore DC September 14

"Reveille in Washington" by Margaret Leech

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