Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

Summer Science: Sinkers and Floaters

On Friday, July 11, 3:30 p.m., come find out why some vegetables float and others sink?  Why do cargo and cruise ships float, but pennies sink?  Displacement, up-thrust, buoyancy, density, and surface tension all contribute to an object’s ability to travel on top of or to bury itself deep below the surface of a body of water.  Join us as we make our own clay, aluminum foil,

"House of Cards"

The original UK trilogy on DVD

Before Senator Frank Underwood was on Capitol Hill, there was Francis Urquhart in the halls of Parliament...

Blow Balloons using plastic putty

July 12 Family Story Time & Science Experiments

Blow balloons with plastic putty

Summer Crafts: Make Your Own Hula Hoop

What is summer without a hula hoop?  Join us on Friday, June 27 at 3:30 p.m. as we make our own hula hoops, using materials from the garden store.  Then, we will enjoy a few hula hoop games and dances as we test parallel oscillation, centripetal force, angular momentum, and friction.  Parents of infants will learn how to recycle their hula hoops in various ways as their children grow.

Sundown Science

Summer science program for ages 4 and up

Every Wednesday this summer the children's department will host a science program for ages 4 and up at 7 p.m. Each program will cover a different scientific concept and will include relevant books, music and hands-on experiments for kids to try in the library and at home.June 25: Glow-in-the-Dark Bouncy BallsJuly 2: Chromatography Crafts

Author Talk: Ralph Eshelman

In August 1814, the British set fire to Washington, D.C.  One question: how much of it was burned?The infamous burning of Washington is one of the legends about the city during the War of 1812.  Find out what is legend and what is true.  You may be surprised to learn the truth is different than what you were taught in history class!

Job Seekers Clinic: Tuesday, July 1

If you are a teen or young adult job seeker, writing a resume may be a new skill to you.

"Snow White Must Die" by Nele Neuhaus

July Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club selection

Fizz! Boom! Read!

Summer Reading Kickoff!

Come one, come all, Summer Reading is starting and we want you to sign up!This summer we are all about science and to get us started on our summer of science fun we're throwing a party for all ages.

Job Seekers Clinic: Tuesday, June 3

Land a Federal Job

Are you applying for a federal job?  Need help navigating the application process?