Cleveland Park
Interim Library

Aging in Place

Cleveland Park Village and Older Americans Month

Join us May 23, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. as we welcome Elizabeth Fox, Coordinator with the DC Senior Advisory Coalition, to speak with Cleveland Park residents and library-goers on the topic of aging in place.

Edgar Award Winners

On May 1, the 2014 Edgar Award winners were announced in New York City. Presented by the Mystery Writers of America, the Edgars award the best mystery fiction, non-fiction, and television produced in 2013. If you're looking for a good mystery to kick off your summer, there's no better place to start looking for your new favorite book! Below are some highlights from the awards.  Best Novel: 

Teen Game Night at Cleveland Park Library

Join us every third Wednesday at 6PM in the first floor auditorium for Teen Game Night! Whether you prefer board games, card games, or video games, Cleveland Park has got you covered! 

James Beard Awards 2014

This year's James Beard Awards have been announced!  This prestigious award honors the best in all aspects of the food and beverage industry in North America. Below is a partial list of winning titles of cookbooks and food writing available to check out through the library system.American Cooking

How to Write Anything by Laura Brown

Do you have a report, letter, or announcement to write and need help getting started?  Do you want to improve what you've already written?

Legends & Lore DC

New book discussion series

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

Academic Librarian from Kazakhstan visits Cleveland Park Library

At the end of April, Alina Batkayeva visited Cleveland Park Library from an academic library in her native country, Kazakhstan. Alina was in the area to see the sites of the capital and spend time with Julie Pflager, one of the children's librarians at Cleveland Park. The two met while working together in a library in Kazakhstan.

"Silence of the Grave" by Arnaldur Indridason

June 5, Mystery Book Club Selection

In Silence of the Grave, when a skeleton is discovered half-buried in a construction site outside of Reykjavik, Inspector Erlendur finds himself knee-deep in both a crime scene and an archaeological dig.  Bone by bon

Health and Wellness Online Research

Overview of what's available through the library

Whether at the library or at home, you can access health and wellness information: is your gateway to quite a few websites on a wide selection of subjects including health and medicine: everything from medical encyclopedias to doctors' ratings to medical

Music Time Every Other Friday

The next program is coming up on January 29 at 10 a.m.

Sing, play, dance and learn. That’s our motto for this program.  Children of all ages will have the opportunity to play musical instruments, sing along with popular songs, dance to their favorite music, and learn the alphabet and how to count. This program is all about rhythm and speech stimuli that allow children to enjoy music, memorize songs and maybe become little musicians. Every other Friday the children will enjoy a musical petting zoo. Come and enjoy the music!