Cleveland Park
Neighborhood Library

Takeout service available Monday through Friday, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 to 7 p.m. Closed from 2 to 3 p.m.every day for sanitizing.

'That Woman' by Anne Sebba

Staff recommendations

A very distinguished elderly lady customer requested That Woman: The Life of Wallis Simpson, Dutchess of Windsor and I was intrigued immediately.  Who hasn't heard about the king who gave up his crown for the love of a commoner?  Walli

Celebrating National Poetry Month

In celebration of National Poetry Month we're posting a new public domain poem every Monday."Rosemary" by Edna St. Vincent Millay         For the sake of some things    That be now no moreI will strew rushes    On my chamber-floor,I will plant bergamot    At my kitchen door.

Teen Book Club: April Edition

It is 1996. The Internet as we know it today does not exist. Facebook, Twitter and You Tube are at least a decade away.Emma is a junior in high school when she gets her first computer. When she logs onto AOL for the first time, she finds her Facebook page. Facebook, which has not been invented yet. Emma gets a window into her future, 13 years from now.

Celebrating National Poetry Month

In celebration of National Poetry Month we're posting a new public domain poem every Monday."It Was a Lover and His Lass" by William ShakespeareIt was a lover and his lass,    With a hey, and a ho, and hey noninoThat o'er the green corn-field did pass,    In the spring time, the only pretty ring time,

'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.