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'Defending Jacob' by William Landay

Staff recommendations

Was it the cover illustration or the title, Defending Jacob, that drew me to this book?  The description on the inside of the front jacket promised a suspenseful mystery full of guilt, betrayal, a father's fierce loyalty and his lov

'Oklahoma!': 70th Anniversary

The Sooner State on Broadway

The popular musical Oklahoma! is 70 years old. The original production opened on Broadway at the St. James Theater in New York City on March 31, 1943, and ran for 2,212 performances.

Celebrating National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month. To celebrate, we'll be posting a public domain poem every Monday. "The Library" by Frank Dempster ShermanGIVE me the room whose every nookIs dedicated to a book:Two windows will suffice for airAnd grant the light admission there,-One looking to the south, and oneTo speed the red, departing sun.The eastern wall from frieze to plinth,

'Dark Places' by Gillian Flynn

Mystery Book Club Selection for April

Join us on Thursday, April 4 to discuss Gillian Flynn's Dark Places.

Annual Haiku Contest

Cleveland Park Library's harbinger of Spring

It must be Spring:  It's time for the annual haiku contest!


An expanded opportunity

Wednesdays at 4 p.m.: For those of you who accompany children to the chess class, and may be bringing other children along, we have started two companion programs, something for the kids and something for the adults.  We'll mix it up and you can help us plan a varied program. 

'Gotham Central' by Ed Brubaker and Greg Rucka

Being a cop is a difficult job no matter what city you work in, but what if you were a cop in Gotham City?

New Kids' Paperback Series

We have a couple of new series for kids in our paperback collection.The Cupcake Diaries

DC Tax Service Assistance Reminder

Free help from the DC Office of Tax & Revenue

 Still need to get your D.C. income, business, or real property taxes done?  Do you have questions about property assessment or other matters handled by the Office of Tax and Revenue? On Thursday, March 21, from 2-6 p.m., staff from the D.C.

I Loved The Avengers...Now What Do I Read?

Suggestions for People Who Want to Start Reading Marvel Comics

Last year I, like many, many other people, went to the movies and saw The Avengers. And I loved it. Not that this was a surprise: I had already seen all the other Marvel movies leading up to The Avengers and I loved them too.